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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 32 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 22 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.55% 2.17% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 3.21% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 8
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£450 £388 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +82.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £358 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £418 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
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
431 187 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.23% 67.75% 72.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 90 174
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £101.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -9 15 £450 +5.88%
Bedford +3 3 £613 +75.00%
Dunstable - - - -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Retail
4 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.82%) Use Case
8 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.26%) QA
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.26%) SaaS
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
9 4 (10.26%) Legal
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) Internet
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 3 (7.69%) SAP
10 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (7.69%) FMCG
10 3 (7.69%) Information Management
10 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.13%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.56%) CA Clarity
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 17 (43.59%) Business Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Change Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Voice Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) IVR
3 1 (2.56%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Stakeholder Management
1 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.82%) Use Case
6 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Information Management
8 3 (7.69%) Data Entry
8 3 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (5.13%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (5.13%) Validation
9 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) C#
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) VMFS
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Planview
4 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) EMC