The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 60 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing Change Management 68 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.57% 2.41% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.40% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 11
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£400 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £471 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +70.00%
Change Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1827 1823 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.97% 70.74% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
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 Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Berkshire region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Berkshire region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Reading +11 22 £450 +5.94% 3
Slough -1 12 £305 -26.50% 3
Bracknell +4 8 £300 -28.01%
Newbury +2 5 £410 -11.82% 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Change Management
South East

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 38 (26.95%) Project Management
2 35 (24.82%) Windows
3 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
4 31 (21.99%) Cisco
5 28 (19.86%) PRINCE2
6 27 (19.15%) Finance
7 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (17.73%) ITIL
9 24 (17.02%) Firewall
10 23 (16.31%) CheckPoint
11 21 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (14.18%) Supplier Management
13 19 (13.48%) Service Delivery
13 19 (13.48%) Linux
13 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
14 17 (12.06%) DNS
15 16 (11.35%) SLA
15 16 (11.35%) IIS
15 16 (11.35%) 3G
15 16 (11.35%) BGP
15 16 (11.35%) VMware
15 16 (11.35%) 4G
15 16 (11.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (11.35%) Project Planning
15 16 (11.35%) Release Management
16 15 (10.64%) F5
16 15 (10.64%) Migration
16 15 (10.64%) Oracle
17 14 (9.93%) SQL
17 14 (9.93%) UNIX

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 16 (11.35%) IIS
2 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.67%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.96%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.96%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.67%) MS Office
3 5 (3.55%) MS Project
4 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.02%) Firewall
2 21 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (12.06%) DNS
4 16 (11.35%) 3G
4 16 (11.35%) BGP
4 16 (11.35%) 4G
4 16 (11.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (7.80%) SAN
5 11 (7.80%) Internet
5 11 (7.80%) Ethernet
6 10 (7.09%) Network Security
7 9 (6.38%) IPsec
7 9 (6.38%) VPN
8 8 (5.67%) MPLS
8 8 (5.67%) VLAN
9 7 (4.96%) WAN
10 6 (4.26%) SSL
10 6 (4.26%) NetScaler
11 5 (3.55%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (3.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) DB2
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (2.84%) EDRMS
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) QlikView
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
General
1 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
2 27 (19.15%) Finance
3 9 (6.38%) Billing
4 7 (4.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Project Manager
2 18 (12.77%) Analyst
3 14 (9.93%) Network Engineer
4 11 (7.80%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Change Manager
6 7 (4.96%) Environment Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Test Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Architect
8 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) Administrator
8 5 (3.55%) Release Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Web Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Transition Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) Flash
2 5 (3.55%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.55%) WAP
3 3 (2.13%) .NET
3 3 (2.13%) HTML
3 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.13%) CSS
4 2 (1.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.96%) Smart Meter
3 7 (4.96%) CLARiiON
4 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.84%) Clustering
6 3 (2.13%) CMDB
7 2 (1.42%) Open Source
7 2 (1.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Informatics
8 1 (0.71%) Physics
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Life Science
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.71%) Economics
8 1 (0.71%) DTV
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.82%) Windows
2 19 (13.48%) Linux
3 14 (9.93%) UNIX
3 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.55%) SUSE
7 5 (3.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.95%) Project Management
2 28 (19.86%) PRINCE2
3 25 (17.73%) ITIL
4 20 (14.18%) Supplier Management
5 19 (13.48%) Service Delivery
6 16 (11.35%) Project Planning
6 16 (11.35%) Release Management
7 15 (10.64%) Migration
8 14 (9.93%) Service Management
8 14 (9.93%) Network Management
9 13 (9.22%) Matrix Management
9 13 (9.22%) Dependency Management
10 12 (8.51%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.09%) Change Control
11 10 (7.09%) Problem Management
11 10 (7.09%) Load Balancing
12 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.67%) ERP
14 7 (4.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.93%) SQL
2 7 (4.96%) Java
3 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.13%) PHP
5 2 (1.42%) VBScript
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (9.93%) Degree
1 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.38%) CCNA
3 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (5.67%) CCNP
5 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.55%) CCSA
5 5 (3.55%) CCSE
5 5 (3.55%) CCSP
5 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.84%) PMP
6 4 (2.84%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.84%) MCTS
7 3 (2.13%) CIMA
7 3 (2.13%) HNC
7 3 (2.13%) HND
8 1 (0.71%) PgMP
8 1 (0.71%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) vSphere
2 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.55%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (3.55%) Firmware
4 3 (2.13%) NDS
5 1 (0.71%) vCloud
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) FortiGate
1 7 (4.96%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.26%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (3.55%) OpenView
3 5 (3.55%) Netcool
4 3 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 31 (21.99%) Cisco
2 23 (16.31%) CheckPoint
3 16 (11.35%) VMware
4 15 (10.64%) F5
4 15 (10.64%) Oracle
5 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.22%) Citrix
6 11 (7.80%) SAP
7 10 (7.09%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.67%) IBM
9 7 (4.96%) Symantec
9 7 (4.96%) HP
9 7 (4.96%) EMC
9 7 (4.96%) CA
9 7 (4.96%) Lotus
9 7 (4.96%) Adobe
10 5 (3.55%) Crossbeam
10 5 (3.55%) Splunk
10 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.55%) Radware
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