Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Control
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 165 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 -45 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 79 106 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.96% 1.08% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.31% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 62
Midlands median daily rate £360 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +21.43% -4.44%
10th Percentile £281 £220 £234
90th Percentile £509 £575 £438
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £49.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -33.67% +100.41%
10th Percentile £13.41 £30.25 £28.55
90th Percentile £30.00 £41.75 £49.50
England median hourly rate £26.80 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -2.55% -1.79% -7.05%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6826 8090 6583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.06% 82.65% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 4943 3892
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 208 259
Midlands median hourly rate £21.37 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.79
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the Midlands

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the Midlands

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in the Midlands

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the Midlands

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Control in the Midlands

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +7 50 £335 -21.18% 9
East Midlands -8 29 £400 -0.62% 8
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 20 (25.32%) PMO
3 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.99%) Project Management
5 14 (17.72%) SQL
5 14 (17.72%) Windows
6 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
7 10 (12.66%) PMP
7 10 (12.66%) PMI Certification
7 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.66%) Retail
8 9 (11.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
8 9 (11.39%) MATLAB
8 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
9 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.13%) SAN
9 8 (10.13%) Java
9 8 (10.13%) SAP
9 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
9 8 (10.13%) VPN
9 8 (10.13%) Cisco
9 8 (10.13%) Integration Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 7 (8.86%) Line Management
10 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
10 7 (8.86%) Project Governance

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 3 (3.80%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (6.33%) Simulink
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.27%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.27%) SAP GTS
1 1 (1.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) SAN
1 8 (10.13%) VPN
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
2 7 (8.86%) WAN
3 6 (7.59%) DNS
3 6 (7.59%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) Wireless
5 4 (5.06%) DHCP
5 4 (5.06%) Internet
5 4 (5.06%) MPLS
5 4 (5.06%) VoIP
6 3 (3.80%) FTP
6 3 (3.80%) GSM
6 3 (3.80%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.80%) LDAP
6 3 (3.80%) Network Security
6 3 (3.80%) PABX
6 3 (3.80%) PBX
6 3 (3.80%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (3.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Synon
3 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Analyst
1 13 (16.46%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.13%) Developer
2 8 (10.13%) Junior
3 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (8.86%) MATLAB Developer
3 7 (8.86%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) PMO Manager
5 4 (5.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (5.06%) IT Support
5 4 (5.06%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Junior IT Support
5 4 (5.06%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Project Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Security Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) LAMP
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) PMI
5 3 (3.80%) PKI
6 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
6 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.27%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Unix
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) HPUX
6 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.99%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
4 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
4 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.13%) Integration Testing
5 8 (10.13%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (8.86%) Asset Management
6 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 7 (8.86%) Line Management
6 7 (8.86%) Project Governance
6 7 (8.86%) Resource Management
7 6 (7.59%) Dependency Management
7 6 (7.59%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.33%) Coaching
8 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.06%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) MATLAB
3 8 (10.13%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) C++
5 4 (5.06%) C
6 3 (3.80%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) COBOL
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) RPG
7 1 (1.27%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.27%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) PMI Certification
1 10 (12.66%) PMP
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) APMP
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) MCSA
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.32%) PMO
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.27%) MiFID
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) iptables
3 3 (3.80%) Postfix
3 3 (3.80%) Samba
3 3 (3.80%) Squid
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.53%) XenApp
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.80%) MOM
2 3 (3.80%) Nessus
2 3 (3.80%) Nmap
3 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.53%) SafeCom
3 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.53%) WSUS
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.27%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Cisco
1 8 (10.13%) SAP
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Dell
3 4 (5.06%) IBM
3 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) NEC
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.53%) McAfee
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
5 2 (2.53%) Symantec
5 2 (2.53%) Wyse
6 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.27%) Aruba
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) Reuters
6 1 (1.27%) Riverbed