The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 32 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 18 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 2.52% 6.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 19
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£438 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £415 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +13.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
412 150 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.78% 63.03% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 76 140
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Management
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -11 7 £440 +17.33% 2
Bedford - 4 £481 - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (58.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (56.36%) Finance
3 28 (50.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (32.73%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (25.45%) Retail
6 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.55%) Data Entry
8 7 (12.73%) SaaS
8 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
8 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
9 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.09%) Oracle
10 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.09%) QA
10 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
11 4 (7.27%) F5
11 4 (7.27%) SiteCatalyst
11 4 (7.27%) Analytics
11 4 (7.27%) Use Case
11 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
11 4 (7.27%) Marketing
11 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.27%) Performance Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.45%) MS Project
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
1 4 (7.27%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.82%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) DMZ
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.82%) Firebug
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Analyst
2 27 (49.09%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Business Manager
5 2 (3.64%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Procurement Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Service Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) J2EE
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) IVR
3 1 (1.82%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (50.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (32.73%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.55%) Data Entry
6 7 (12.73%) ITIL
6 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.73%) Project Management
6 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
7 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.27%) Web Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.27%) CRM
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Revenue Management
8 4 (7.27%) Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) C#
1 1 (1.82%) Java
1 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) CCNP
1 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) CCDP
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) VMFS
1 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) F5
3 3 (5.45%) Mercator
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) Juniper
4 2 (3.64%) CA
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Planview
5 1 (1.82%) Riverbed