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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 34 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 17 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.14% 4.46% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 5.77% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £425 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £458 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £361 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% +58.33%
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
351 208 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.40% 77.32% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 128 158
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -20 5 £438 +2.94% 4
Dunstable - - - - 1
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Project Management
5 11 (31.43%) Retail
6 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
7 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) Use Case
9 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (14.29%) SAP
10 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle
11 4 (11.43%) Internet
11 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.57%) SaaS
12 3 (8.57%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-pay
12 3 (8.57%) Demand Forecasting
12 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
12 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (8.57%) FMCG
12 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
12 3 (8.57%) Legal
12 3 (8.57%) Information Management
12 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (8.57%) ITIL
12 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.57%) MS Excel

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.86%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Business Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Voice Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Head of Development
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Release Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.14%) Use Case
7 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) Information Management
10 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (8.57%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) Scrum
11 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Planview
5 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow