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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 29 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 41 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.32% 1.61% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 2.17% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 8
Average daily rate £373 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £280 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +75.00%
Change Management
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
609 600 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.99% 74.26% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 405 243
Average daily rate £375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £25.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -42.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.55 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 27 (32.53%) ITIL
3 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (25.30%) Project Management
5 16 (19.28%) ITSM
6 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
7 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (14.46%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
9 10 (12.05%) Service Management
9 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.05%) ServiceNow
10 9 (10.84%) Data Structures
10 9 (10.84%) Data Quality
10 9 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.84%) Six Sigma
11 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
11 8 (9.64%) Degree
11 8 (9.64%) QA
12 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.43%) Unix
12 7 (8.43%) Windows
12 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
12 7 (8.43%) Oracle
12 7 (8.43%) Firewall
13 6 (7.23%) Migration
13 6 (7.23%) MS Office
13 6 (7.23%) Linux
13 6 (7.23%) Problem Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Documentum
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.61%) MS Project
4 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Heroku
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) DNS
2 4 (4.82%) LAN
2 4 (4.82%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) BGP
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.61%) EIGRP
3 3 (3.61%) H.323
3 3 (3.61%) Junos
3 3 (3.61%) OSPF
3 3 (3.61%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (3.61%) SSH
3 3 (3.61%) SSL
3 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.61%) VLAN
3 3 (3.61%) VoIP
3 3 (3.61%) VPN
3 3 (3.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.82%) MS Access
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Project Manager
2 22 (26.51%) Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Change Manager
5 6 (7.23%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.02%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (4.82%) ITSM Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Business Change Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) ERP Manager
8 3 (3.61%) ERP Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Head of Analytics
8 3 (3.61%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Implementation Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) ITIL Change Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Project Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Business Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.84%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.02%) NHS
4 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.61%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) BYOD
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Unix
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.61%) AIX
4 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.61%) Solaris
4 3 (3.61%) SUSE
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) Android
5 2 (2.41%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) ITIL
2 21 (25.30%) Project Management
3 16 (19.28%) ITSM
4 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
5 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
7 10 (12.05%) Service Management
7 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.84%) Six Sigma
8 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Coaching
9 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.23%) Migration
9 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.02%) SDLC
10 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) Java
1 4 (4.82%) Perl
1 4 (4.82%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) Korn
2 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.61%) VBScript
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.20%) CCNA
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) Data Quality
2 8 (9.64%) QA
3 5 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.61%) SLA
5 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) NFS
1 3 (3.61%) Samba
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Control-M
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) ServiceNow
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco
4 3 (3.61%) BMC
4 3 (3.61%) MobileIron
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Acronis
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.20%) Avaya
6 1 (1.20%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.20%) Lagan
6 1 (1.20%) Northgate
6 1 (1.20%) Sun