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 22 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 96 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 8 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 1.50% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.81% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 24
Median daily rate £300 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £580 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -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 1689 2489 1879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.28% 82.75% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 1484 1183
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 53 79
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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
Wolverhampton 0 2 £113 -
Coventry +12 1 - - 3
Birmingham +2 1 - - 7
Warwickshire -3 1 £325 +26.21%
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Project Management
3 13 (38.24%) PMO
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (11.76%) Open Workbench
8 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (11.76%) SAP
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) Unix
8 4 (11.76%) ERP
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) Coaching
9 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
9 3 (8.82%) Behavioural Change
9 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (8.82%) ITIL
9 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (8.82%) ISEB
9 3 (8.82%) Back Office
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Validation
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing

Change Control
Co-occurring 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 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (11.76%) Open Workbench
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) MorphX
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Transition Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Integration Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Integration Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (11.76%) Coaching
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) ERP
4 4 (11.76%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) Behavioural Change
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C++
1 1 (2.94%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) APMP
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.88%) SafeCom
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) McAfee
3 2 (5.88%) NetApp
3 2 (5.88%) Niku
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Wyse
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards