The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
England / West Midlands
Rank 93 92 90
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 25 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 1.23% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.49% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 13
Median daily rate £346 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £290 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £393
% change year-on-year - -4.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1846 2211 1879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.09% 82.41% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1223 1062
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 43 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the West Midlands

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the West Midlands

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in the West Midlands

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the West Midlands

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 8 £375 -16.66%
Warwickshire -4 5 £288 -29.87% 2
Shropshire +35 4 - -
Coventry - 4 £340 - 1
Staffordshire +3 1 £450 +63.63%
Solihull +2 1 £338 -20.58%
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 24 (47.06%) Project Management
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
3 18 (35.29%) PMO
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 6 (11.76%) MS Office
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 6 (11.76%) Validation
6 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (9.80%) Change Management
7 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.80%) MS Project
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.80%) Open Workbench
7 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.80%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco
8 4 (7.84%) CCNA
8 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
8 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.84%) SAP
8 4 (7.84%) Windows
8 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
8 4 (7.84%) Automotive
9 3 (5.88%) Banking

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 2 (3.92%) Confluence
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS Office
3 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.80%) MS Project
3 5 (9.80%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.96%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Boomi
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) VPN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.96%) Junos
2 1 (1.96%) Profibus
2 1 (1.96%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) MorphX
2 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.69%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Transition Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.92%) PMO Planner
6 2 (3.92%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Integration Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Project Management
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Validation
4 5 (9.80%) Change Management
4 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.80%) SDLC
4 5 (9.80%) Service Management
4 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.88%) Behavioural Change
6 3 (5.88%) ERP
6 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C++
2 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) CCNA
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCNP
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.92%) PMP
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.96%) CCDA
5 1 (1.96%) CCDP
5 1 (1.96%) CCVP
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MOS
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) PMO
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Avaya
4 2 (3.92%) BT
4 2 (3.92%) Dell
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Juniper
4 2 (3.92%) Niku
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Coverity
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.96%) McKesson
5 1 (1.96%) Nokia
5 1 (1.96%) Toshiba
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