The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 56 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1609 1521 1523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.19% 3.22% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.34% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 939 939
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 46
Average hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £14.77 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £156.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +70.00%
Change Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
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 England

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England 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
London -6 759 £450 - 163
South East +3 334 £378 -8.31% 58
East of England +3 108 £425 +6.25% 14
South West +3 77 £450 +21.45% 24
North West -18 76 £400 +23.07% 20
Yorkshire -11 75 £330 -14.56% 27
West Midlands -5 71 £300 -10.44% 19
East Midlands +9 53 £475 +35.71% 16
North East +2 45 £314 -10.24% 5
Midlands -4 4 £325 -24.63% 12
Change Management
UK

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1019 (30.91%) Finance
2 897 (27.21%) Project Management
3 622 (18.87%) ITIL
4 513 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 466 (14.13%) PRINCE2
6 462 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 434 (13.16%) Windows
8 392 (11.89%) MS Excel
9 388 (11.77%) Banking
10 351 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
11 342 (10.37%) Security Cleared
12 337 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
13 314 (9.52%) SQL
14 304 (9.22%) Service Management
15 291 (8.83%) Oracle
16 272 (8.25%) SAP
17 261 (7.92%) Business Analysis
18 245 (7.43%) Linux
19 244 (7.40%) SC Cleared
20 237 (7.19%) Risk Management
20 237 (7.19%) Migration
21 236 (7.16%) UNIX
21 236 (7.16%) MS Office
22 232 (7.04%) MS Project
23 224 (6.79%) Service Delivery
24 211 (6.40%) Degree
25 210 (6.37%) Incident Management
26 209 (6.34%) SQL Server
27 205 (6.22%) Management Information System
27 205 (6.22%) Retail

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 199 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.82%) IIS
3 91 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 53 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 44 (1.33%) Apache
7 42 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 37 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 35 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (1.00%) Lync
11 32 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 28 (0.85%) JBoss
12 28 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 27 (0.82%) CMS
14 26 (0.79%) IBM Notes
15 25 (0.76%) MS Project Server
16 22 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
17 17 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 17 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 16 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 392 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 236 (7.16%) MS Office
3 232 (7.04%) MS Project
4 152 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 132 (4.00%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.15%) Mingle
8 3 (0.091%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.061%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.061%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.030%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 44 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 38 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 23 (0.70%) SAP SRM
5 19 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 19 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.42%) Markit EDM
7 13 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 11 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
9 10 (0.30%) assyst
9 10 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.27%) Endur
10 9 (0.27%) Loan IQ
11 7 (0.21%) SAP SD
11 7 (0.21%) SAP WM
11 7 (0.21%) Summit
11 7 (0.21%) CA Clarity
12 6 (0.18%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 62 (1.88%) PaaS
2 39 (1.18%) SaaS
3 38 (1.15%) Office 365
4 14 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.39%) IaaS
6 11 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.091%) CloudBees
9 3 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.061%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.030%) Route 53
11 1 (0.030%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.030%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 192 (5.82%) Firewall
2 157 (4.76%) DNS
3 106 (3.22%) SAN
4 93 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 78 (2.37%) VPN
6 73 (2.21%) WAN
7 62 (1.88%) LAN
7 62 (1.88%) DHCP
7 62 (1.88%) BGP
8 57 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
8 57 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 52 (1.58%) Internet
10 44 (1.33%) NetScaler
11 41 (1.24%) Network Security
12 37 (1.12%) MPLS
13 36 (1.09%) IPsec
14 35 (1.06%) OSPF
15 33 (1.00%) VLAN
16 32 (0.97%) Intranet
17 31 (0.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 46 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 30 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (0.88%) DB2
9 24 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (0.64%) MySQL
12 19 (0.58%) MS Access
12 19 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.49%) EDRMS
15 15 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 47 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 37 (1.12%) Maven
4 33 (1.00%) JIRA
5 31 (0.94%) Subversion
6 29 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (0.70%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (0.36%) Hudson
10 9 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (0.24%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.24%) Gradle
11 8 (0.24%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.18%) ERwin
12 6 (0.18%) Ant
13 5 (0.15%) MSI
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.12%) NUnit
14 4 (0.12%) Serena SBM
General
1 1019 (30.91%) Finance
2 388 (11.77%) Banking
3 205 (6.22%) Retail
4 127 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 98 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 84 (2.55%) Legal
7 69 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 66 (2.00%) Front Office
9 64 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 60 (1.82%) Marketing
11 46 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 41 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 35 (1.06%) Advertising
14 31 (0.94%) Back Office
15 28 (0.85%) Local Government
16 26 (0.79%) Publishing
17 23 (0.70%) Law
17 23 (0.70%) Billing
18 16 (0.49%) Military
18 16 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 797 (24.17%) Analyst
2 593 (17.99%) Project Manager
3 367 (11.13%) Business Analyst
4 237 (7.19%) Change Manager
5 172 (5.22%) Consultant
6 150 (4.55%) Developer
7 103 (3.12%) Programme Manager
8 101 (3.06%) Administrator
9 92 (2.79%) Change Analyst
10 82 (2.49%) Service Manager
11 79 (2.40%) Architect
12 75 (2.27%) Business Manager
12 75 (2.27%) Senior Manager
13 69 (2.09%) PMO Analyst
13 69 (2.09%) SAP Manager
14 64 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
15 62 (1.88%) Support Analyst
16 61 (1.85%) Service Analyst
16 61 (1.85%) Support Engineer
17 58 (1.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (3.37%) .NET
2 71 (2.15%) XML
3 69 (2.09%) Web Services
4 49 (1.49%) Middleware
5 41 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 34 (1.03%) HTML
7 23 (0.70%) CSS
8 21 (0.64%) .NET Framework
9 18 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
9 18 (0.55%) Regular Expression
10 15 (0.45%) XSLT
10 15 (0.45%) SOAP
10 15 (0.45%) WCF
11 14 (0.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (0.39%) Rendezvous
12 13 (0.39%) Java EE
12 13 (0.39%) jQuery
13 12 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (0.33%) LAMP
15 9 (0.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 337 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (6.22%) Management Information System
3 63 (1.91%) PMI
4 61 (1.85%) NHS
5 54 (1.64%) Economics
6 45 (1.36%) Clustering
7 44 (1.33%) CMDB
8 36 (1.09%) FMCG
8 36 (1.09%) User Experience
9 35 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 32 (0.97%) Blackberry
11 31 (0.94%) Oracle Exalogic
12 29 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 29 (0.88%) Replication
13 27 (0.82%) Mainframe
14 26 (0.79%) Computer Science
15 23 (0.70%) Statistics
16 20 (0.61%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.61%) Equities
17 18 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 434 (13.16%) Windows
2 245 (7.43%) Linux
3 236 (7.16%) UNIX
4 155 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 116 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 107 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 79 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 47 (1.43%) SUSE
10 44 (1.33%) AIX
11 33 (1.00%) Solaris
12 26 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 25 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 24 (0.73%) CentOS
15 18 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (0.49%) Windows 2000
17 15 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (0.42%) Windows NT
19 13 (0.39%) Windows 8
20 11 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 897 (27.21%) Project Management
2 622 (18.87%) ITIL
3 466 (14.13%) PRINCE2
4 462 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 351 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
6 304 (9.22%) Service Management
7 261 (7.92%) Business Analysis
8 237 (7.19%) Risk Management
8 237 (7.19%) Migration
9 224 (6.79%) Service Delivery
10 210 (6.37%) Incident Management
11 192 (5.82%) Programme Management
12 191 (5.79%) Configuration Management
13 181 (5.49%) Project Planning
14 170 (5.16%) Change Control
15 166 (5.03%) Problem Management
16 142 (4.31%) Release Management
17 138 (4.19%) ERP
18 129 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
19 116 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 314 (9.52%) SQL
2 161 (4.88%) Java
3 89 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 79 (2.40%) Perl
5 73 (2.21%) C#
6 59 (1.79%) C
7 54 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 39 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 36 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 33 (1.00%) VB
11 30 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 28 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 26 (0.79%) Ruby
14 22 (0.67%) VBA
15 19 (0.58%) VBScript
16 16 (0.49%) Korn
16 16 (0.49%) Python
17 11 (0.33%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.27%) C++
19 8 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 342 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 244 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 211 (6.40%) Degree
4 107 (3.25%) PMI Certification
5 83 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 75 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 66 (2.00%) PMP
9 65 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 59 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 55 (1.67%) CCNP
12 41 (1.24%) ISEB
13 40 (1.21%) CCNA
14 38 (1.15%) MCSE
15 35 (1.06%) APMP
16 32 (0.97%) DV Cleared
17 23 (0.70%) CISSP
18 19 (0.58%) MCP
19 17 (0.52%) CCIE
20 16 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (5.55%) SLA
2 127 (3.85%) QA
3 22 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 18 (0.55%) P3O
5 17 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.36%) FATCA
8 9 (0.27%) EMIR
8 9 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.21%) GxP
9 7 (0.21%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.18%) COBIT
11 4 (0.12%) FINREP
12 3 (0.091%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.091%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.061%) MiFID
13 2 (0.061%) UCITS
System Software
1 176 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 93 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.73%) vSphere
4 26 (0.79%) Firmware
5 23 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 22 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 20 (0.61%) XenApp
9 18 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 17 (0.52%) ISA Server
11 16 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
11 16 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.21%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.15%) vCloud
16 4 (0.12%) UAG
16 4 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (1.91%) Puppet
2 49 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.18%) SCOM
4 37 (1.12%) SCCM
5 31 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
6 24 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.67%) Ansible
8 21 (0.64%) OpenView
8 21 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 21 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (0.45%) BladeLogic
10 14 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
10 14 (0.42%) Control-M
11 13 (0.39%) Tivoli
11 13 (0.39%) RANCID
12 12 (0.36%) OpenNMS
12 12 (0.36%) Netcool
13 10 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
13 10 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 513 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 291 (8.83%) Oracle
3 272 (8.25%) SAP
4 198 (6.01%) Cisco
5 157 (4.76%) VMware
6 135 (4.09%) HP
6 135 (4.09%) Citrix
7 97 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 85 (2.58%) CheckPoint
9 73 (2.21%) IBM
10 57 (1.73%) F5
11 54 (1.64%) Remedy
12 47 (1.43%) CA
13 36 (1.09%) EMC
14 34 (1.03%) Juniper
15 33 (1.00%) ServiceNow
16 32 (0.97%) Blue Coat
17 30 (0.91%) Lotus
17 30 (0.91%) BMC
17 30 (0.91%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £150 to £175 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £451 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 395 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
New Gen Technology
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + Extension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago