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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 31 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Change Management 15 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.69% 4.74% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 6.37% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 13
Average daily rate
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£438 £430 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £458 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £26.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +51.42%
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
334 204 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.27% 74.45% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 125 114
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -51.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bedford - 4 £450 - 1
Luton -20 3 £425 - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (40.54%) Project Management
3 11 (29.73%) Retail
3 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
6 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.22%) Use Case
8 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) ITIL
9 4 (10.81%) Internet
9 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
10 3 (8.11%) FMCG
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
10 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (8.11%) SaaS
10 3 (8.11%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.11%) Legal
10 3 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) Information Management
10 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.11%) MS Project
11 2 (5.41%) HTML

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.11%) MS Project
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Project Manager
3 12 (32.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Release Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Voice Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) FMCG
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) IVR
4 1 (2.70%) Economics
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Project Management
1 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.22%) Use Case
7 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
9 3 (8.11%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Information Management
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
10 2 (5.41%) Scrum
10 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
3 1 (2.70%) CA
3 1 (2.70%) Planview
3 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow