The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 36 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 27 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.63% 4.59% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 6.90% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 30
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£285 £459 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% +23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +21.00%
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West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
493 449 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.35% 66.52% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 302 248
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 9 (20.45%) Performance Management
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 8 (18.18%) Banking
7 7 (15.91%) Workflow
7 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) Solaris
8 6 (13.64%) SAP
8 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
9 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
9 5 (11.36%) Wealth Management
9 5 (11.36%) ITIL
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
10 4 (9.09%) HTML
10 4 (9.09%) Java
10 4 (9.09%) Linux
10 4 (9.09%) Apache
10 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
10 4 (9.09%) LDAP
10 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
10 4 (9.09%) MS Office
10 4 (9.09%) Sun
10 4 (9.09%) CA
10 4 (9.09%) SSL
10 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) SAS
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Agresso
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) LDAP
1 4 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Private Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.55%) Back Office
6 2 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.55%) Retail
7 1 (2.27%) Advertising
7 1 (2.27%) Law
7 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 4 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Release Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.82%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.27%) SAML
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Solaris
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) SUSE
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 9 (20.45%) Performance Management
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 7 (15.91%) Workflow
5 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
5 5 (11.36%) Wealth Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.09%) Change Control
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (6.82%) Release Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
1 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (2.27%) Ionix
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) SAP
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Sun
4 4 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (4.55%) Cognos
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Lotus
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper