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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 16 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 25 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.55% 3.39% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 4.15% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £28.10
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.45%
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
294 313 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.82% 81.51% 69.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 249 113
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 18 £425 +6.25% 5
Bedford - 1 - -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (30.56%) Data Modelling
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Use Case
2 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 8 (22.22%) SLA
3 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) JIRA
3 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 8 (22.22%) User Stories
4 7 (19.44%) Software Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) Project Planning
4 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (19.44%) Unix
5 6 (16.67%) Retail
5 6 (16.67%) Confluence
5 6 (16.67%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) Data Transformation
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Logistics
8 3 (8.33%) Document Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
1 2 (5.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) BGP
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.78%) DWDM
1 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) HSRP
1 1 (2.78%) MPLS
1 1 (2.78%) OSPF
1 1 (2.78%) RIP
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) VoIP
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) VRRP
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Subject Matter Expert
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Release Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP PP Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) BAPI
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (2.78%) SAPUI5
1 1 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (30.56%) Data Modelling
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Use Case
2 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) User Stories
3 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Project Planning
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) Software Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) Data Transformation
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) ABAP
2 1 (2.78%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) APMP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ECDL
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) F5
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) hybris
2 1 (2.78%) Juniper
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft