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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 60 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Change Management 70 88 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.65% 3.38% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 4.60% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 11
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£426 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £545 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £180.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.55% +708.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +93.33%
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
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -17 17 £500 +26.98% 4
Slough +1 13 £338 -29.87% 2
Bracknell +9 7 £300 -
Newbury -2 4 £406 -12.63%
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Change Management
South East

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (30.40%) Project Management
2 30 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 29 (23.20%) Windows
4 28 (22.40%) PRINCE2
4 28 (22.40%) Cisco
5 23 (18.40%) Finance
5 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (17.60%) ITIL
7 20 (16.00%) CheckPoint
7 20 (16.00%) Firewall
7 20 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (14.40%) Service Delivery
8 18 (14.40%) Linux
9 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
9 17 (13.60%) DNS
10 16 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (12.00%) IIS
11 15 (12.00%) BGP
11 15 (12.00%) Migration
11 15 (12.00%) VMware
12 14 (11.20%) Service Management
12 14 (11.20%) Oracle
12 14 (11.20%) Release Management
13 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (10.40%) F5
13 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
13 13 (10.40%) Citrix
13 13 (10.40%) Supplier Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (12.00%) IIS
2 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.40%) Apache
4 7 (5.60%) GlassFish
4 7 (5.60%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.60%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.80%) Lync
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.00%) Firewall
1 20 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (13.60%) DNS
3 16 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (12.00%) BGP
5 11 (8.80%) 4G
5 11 (8.80%) 3G
6 10 (8.00%) Ethernet
7 9 (7.20%) SAN
7 9 (7.20%) Internet
8 8 (6.40%) VLAN
8 8 (6.40%) IPsec
8 8 (6.40%) VPN
8 8 (6.40%) Network Security
9 7 (5.60%) MPLS
10 6 (4.80%) SSL
10 6 (4.80%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (4.00%) WAN
11 5 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) DB2
3 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.40%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.60%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) QlikView
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
General
1 30 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (18.40%) Finance
3 11 (8.80%) Billing
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) German Language
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (19.20%) Project Manager
2 15 (12.00%) Analyst
3 11 (8.80%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Security Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Change Manager
6 7 (5.60%) Administrator
6 7 (5.60%) Environment Manager
7 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) Test Manager
7 6 (4.80%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.80%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Release Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Business Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Transition Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Web Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.20%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) Flash
2 5 (4.00%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.00%) .NET
3 4 (3.20%) WAP
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.40%) CSS
4 3 (2.40%) HTML
5 2 (1.60%) LAMP
6 1 (0.80%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Smart Meter
3 7 (5.60%) CLARiiON
4 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.60%) Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) Open Source
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Informatics
7 1 (0.80%) Physics
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Life Science
7 1 (0.80%) CMDB
7 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.80%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.20%) Windows
2 18 (14.40%) Linux
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.20%) UNIX
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (4.00%) AIX
6 5 (4.00%) SUSE
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) Project Management
2 28 (22.40%) PRINCE2
3 22 (17.60%) ITIL
4 18 (14.40%) Service Delivery
5 15 (12.00%) Migration
6 14 (11.20%) Service Management
6 14 (11.20%) Release Management
7 13 (10.40%) Supplier Management
8 12 (9.60%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.00%) Network Management
11 9 (7.20%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.20%) People Management
11 9 (7.20%) Project Planning
12 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.60%) Load Balancing
13 7 (5.60%) Change Control
13 7 (5.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.60%) SQL
2 7 (5.60%) Java
3 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.40%) PHP
5 2 (1.60%) C#
5 2 (1.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (9.60%) Degree
3 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.60%) CCNA
6 6 (4.80%) CCNP
7 4 (3.20%) CCSE
7 4 (3.20%) CCSA
7 4 (3.20%) CCSP
7 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.20%) PMP
7 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) MCTS
9 2 (1.60%) ISEB
9 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.60%) HNC
9 2 (1.60%) HND
10 1 (0.80%) PgMP
10 1 (0.80%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) QA
3 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) vSphere
2 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (4.00%) Firmware
4 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.80%) vCloud
5 1 (0.80%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) FortiGate
1 7 (5.60%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.80%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (3.20%) Netcool
3 4 (3.20%) OpenView
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (22.40%) Cisco
2 20 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (12.00%) VMware
4 14 (11.20%) Oracle
5 13 (10.40%) F5
5 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.40%) Citrix
6 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.60%) IBM
7 7 (5.60%) EMC
7 7 (5.60%) Adobe
7 7 (5.60%) Lotus
7 7 (5.60%) Symantec
8 6 (4.80%) CA
9 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.00%) Splunk
9 5 (4.00%) SAP
9 5 (4.00%) Remedy
10 4 (3.20%) Radware
10 4 (3.20%) Intel