The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 35 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 18 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.58% 2.27% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 3.68% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 15
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.25 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-11.82% +19.72%
Change Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 163 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.69% 61.74% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 77 151
Average daily rate £425 £364 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 13 £445 - 4
Bedford -7 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Dunstable - - - -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 32 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (57.69%) Finance
3 28 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (28.85%) Retail
6 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.38%) Data Entry
8 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.62%) Marketing
10 5 (9.62%) Use Case
10 5 (9.62%) Oracle
10 5 (9.62%) SaaS
10 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
11 4 (7.69%) Analytics
11 4 (7.69%) F5
11 4 (7.69%) SiteCatalyst
11 4 (7.69%) Cisco
11 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.69%) Adobe
11 4 (7.69%) CCNP
11 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (7.69%) Internet
11 4 (7.69%) Management Information System

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 4 (7.69%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.92%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.92%) Firebug
General
1 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Analyst
2 26 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Service Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.38%) Data Entry
6 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Use Case
8 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.69%) Revenue Management
9 4 (7.69%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Web Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.77%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
1 1 (1.92%) C#
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) CCNP
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) CCDP
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) VMFS
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) Google
2 4 (7.69%) F5
3 3 (5.77%) Mercator
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Juniper
4 2 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Planview
5 1 (1.92%) Riverbed