The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 51 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1822 1636 1883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.56% 3.74% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 5.13% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 1014 1178
Average daily rate £415 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 30
Average hourly rate £23.20 £32.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.61% +96.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.90 £44.30 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £37.65 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-44.22% +159.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37851 31900 38847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.90% 72.96% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23963 19486 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1111 983 1322
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Change Management
UK

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -6 876 £450 - 98
South East +17 341 £361 -7.37% 36
South West +6 143 £375 +1.69% 9
East of England +5 102 £426 +21.78% 17
North West -18 95 £375 +1.28% 7
Yorkshire -15 79 £350 -6.66% 3
West Midlands -17 75 £375 +20.48% 10
East Midlands -7 53 £500 +33.33% 8
North East -13 33 £235 -40.54% 6
Midlands -9 6 £375 -11.76% 2
Change Management
UK

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 999 (30.80%) Project Management
2 994 (30.64%) Finance
3 678 (20.90%) ITIL
4 531 (16.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 492 (15.17%) Banking
6 465 (14.33%) Windows
7 449 (13.84%) PRINCE2
8 442 (13.63%) Microsoft
9 304 (9.37%) MS Excel
10 285 (8.79%) Service Management
11 271 (8.35%) Degree
12 260 (8.01%) SQL
13 254 (7.83%) SAP
14 250 (7.71%) Oracle
14 250 (7.71%) Retail
15 246 (7.58%) Business Analysis
16 245 (7.55%) UNIX
17 241 (7.43%) Migration
18 240 (7.40%) Configuration Management
19 232 (7.15%) Security Cleared
20 225 (6.94%) MS Project
21 224 (6.91%) Service Delivery
22 220 (6.78%) MS Office
23 217 (6.69%) Linux
24 204 (6.29%) Problem Management
25 203 (6.26%) Change Control
26 196 (6.04%) Incident Management
27 193 (5.95%) SharePoint
28 192 (5.92%) Telecoms
29 188 (5.80%) Project Planning

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 193 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 73 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 45 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 42 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 37 (1.14%) IIS
6 32 (0.99%) Lync
7 29 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 26 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 25 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (0.74%) SAS
12 22 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 21 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (0.55%) CMS
15 18 (0.55%) Apache
16 16 (0.49%) MS Project Server
17 15 (0.46%) WebLogic
18 14 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
19 12 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 304 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 225 (6.94%) MS Project
3 220 (6.78%) MS Office
4 116 (3.58%) MS Visio
4 116 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.18%) CATIA
8 3 (0.092%) Windchill
9 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 52 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 35 (1.08%) SAP SRM
3 29 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 20 (0.62%) Maximo
6 15 (0.46%) SAP ERP
7 14 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.43%) SAP SD
7 14 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.37%) RMDS
9 11 (0.34%) SAP CRM
9 11 (0.34%) Temenos T24
10 9 (0.28%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.28%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.25%) SAP APO
11 8 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
12 7 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.86%) SaaS
2 18 (0.55%) Office 365
3 8 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.22%) Taleo
5 4 (0.12%) Force.com
6 3 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.062%) IaaS
7 2 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.031%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.031%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 133 (4.10%) DNS
2 117 (3.61%) Firewall
3 90 (2.77%) SAN
4 82 (2.53%) WAN
5 77 (2.37%) DHCP
6 73 (2.25%) LAN
7 69 (2.13%) Internet
8 64 (1.97%) TCP/IP
9 49 (1.51%) LDAP
10 44 (1.36%) MPLS
11 43 (1.33%) Network Security
12 37 (1.14%) VPN
13 36 (1.11%) Multicast
14 33 (1.02%) SSL
15 32 (0.99%) VoIP
16 31 (0.96%) Intranet
16 31 (0.96%) BGP
17 27 (0.83%) FTP
17 27 (0.83%) SS7
17 27 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 64 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 62 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 36 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (0.99%) DTS
7 32 (0.99%) DB2
8 27 (0.83%) SAP BW
9 26 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 24 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (0.68%) MySQL
12 20 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.49%) OLAP
16 13 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (0.71%) JIRA
1 23 (0.71%) Subversion
2 11 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.18%) Bitbucket
4 6 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.18%) Serena SBM
5 5 (0.15%) Ant
5 5 (0.15%) ERwin
6 4 (0.12%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.12%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.12%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.092%) Maven
7 3 (0.092%) PVCS
7 3 (0.092%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.092%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.092%) RequisitePro
General
1 994 (30.64%) Finance
2 492 (15.17%) Banking
3 250 (7.71%) Retail
4 192 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 125 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 99 (3.05%) Retail Banking
7 94 (2.90%) Back Office
8 87 (2.68%) Front Office
9 86 (2.65%) Marketing
10 84 (2.59%) Manufacturing
11 78 (2.40%) Legal
12 50 (1.54%) Financial Institution
13 48 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (1.02%) Publishing
15 32 (0.99%) Local Government
16 22 (0.68%) German Language
17 21 (0.65%) Advertising
18 15 (0.46%) Automotive
19 14 (0.43%) Law
20 13 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 713 (21.98%) Analyst
2 601 (18.53%) Project Manager
3 363 (11.19%) Business Analyst
4 281 (8.66%) Change Manager
5 176 (5.43%) Consultant
6 112 (3.45%) Business Manager
7 109 (3.36%) Programme Manager
8 95 (2.93%) Developer
9 92 (2.84%) Senior Manager
10 87 (2.68%) Administrator
11 84 (2.59%) Architect
12 79 (2.44%) Support Engineer
12 79 (2.44%) Service Manager
13 75 (2.31%) Change Analyst
14 69 (2.13%) Business Change Manager
15 68 (2.10%) SAP Manager
16 58 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
17 56 (1.73%) Support Analyst
18 53 (1.63%) Senior Project Manager
19 51 (1.57%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (2.47%) Middleware
2 66 (2.03%) Web Services
3 58 (1.79%) .NET
4 44 (1.36%) J2EE
5 37 (1.14%) Rendezvous
6 34 (1.05%) XML
7 29 (0.89%) HTML
8 25 (0.77%) SOAP
9 19 (0.59%) CSS
10 17 (0.52%) jQuery
11 16 (0.49%) ISPF
12 13 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (0.25%) Android SDK
14 8 (0.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 8 (0.25%) WAP
14 8 (0.25%) JSON
15 7 (0.22%) Spring
15 7 (0.22%) Struts
15 7 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 152 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 75 (2.31%) PMI
3 70 (2.16%) Clustering
4 61 (1.88%) NHS
5 60 (1.85%) Fixed Income
6 55 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 51 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 47 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 38 (1.17%) CMDB
10 35 (1.08%) FMCG
11 34 (1.05%) Derivative
12 33 (1.02%) Economics
13 32 (0.99%) Replication
14 29 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (0.83%) Equities
16 22 (0.68%) Computer Science
17 18 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
18 16 (0.49%) GIS
19 15 (0.46%) CLARiiON
19 15 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 465 (14.33%) Windows
2 245 (7.55%) UNIX
3 217 (6.69%) Linux
4 151 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 61 (1.88%) Windows XP
8 60 (1.85%) AIX
9 59 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 54 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 45 (1.39%) Solaris
12 20 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.37%) Android
13 12 (0.37%) SUSE
13 12 (0.37%) VMS
14 11 (0.34%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 11 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 999 (30.80%) Project Management
2 678 (20.90%) ITIL
3 531 (16.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 449 (13.84%) PRINCE2
5 285 (8.79%) Service Management
6 246 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 241 (7.43%) Migration
8 240 (7.40%) Configuration Management
9 224 (6.91%) Service Delivery
10 204 (6.29%) Problem Management
11 203 (6.26%) Change Control
12 196 (6.04%) Incident Management
13 188 (5.80%) Project Planning
14 186 (5.73%) Risk Management
15 160 (4.93%) Programme Management
16 146 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 141 (4.35%) ERP
18 128 (3.95%) CRM
19 118 (3.64%) Release Management
20 108 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 260 (8.01%) SQL
2 115 (3.55%) Java
3 101 (3.11%) PowerShell
4 66 (2.03%) C
5 61 (1.88%) Perl
6 55 (1.70%) Shell Script
7 32 (0.99%) Python
8 25 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 23 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 21 (0.65%) C#
11 16 (0.49%) VB
12 15 (0.46%) JCL
13 13 (0.40%) PHP
14 12 (0.37%) T-SQL
14 12 (0.37%) VBA
15 10 (0.31%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.31%) VBScript
15 10 (0.31%) ABAP
16 8 (0.25%) COBOL
17 7 (0.22%) REXX
Qualifications
1 271 (8.35%) Degree
2 232 (7.15%) Security Cleared
3 134 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 124 (3.82%) PMI Certification
5 90 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
6 71 (2.19%) PMP
7 66 (2.03%) DV Cleared
8 60 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 59 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 56 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
11 53 (1.63%) ISEB
12 44 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (1.36%) CCNP
13 27 (0.83%) CCNA
14 21 (0.65%) MCSE
15 17 (0.52%) MCP
16 16 (0.49%) CIPD
17 15 (0.46%) CCIE
18 13 (0.40%) ISTQB
18 13 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.50%) QA
2 128 (3.95%) SLA
3 24 (0.74%) COBIT
4 21 (0.65%) EMIR
4 21 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.52%) P3O
8 10 (0.31%) Basel III
8 10 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.25%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.22%) TickIT
11 6 (0.18%) FATCA
11 6 (0.18%) COSO
12 4 (0.12%) GxP
13 3 (0.092%) MiFID
13 3 (0.092%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 184 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 113 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.48%) XenApp
4 41 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 22 (0.68%) vSphere
7 22 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 20 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.31%) NFS
11 8 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.22%) KVM
13 5 (0.15%) vCloud
14 4 (0.12%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.12%) XenServer
14 4 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.12%) Veritas File System
14 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 65 (2.00%) SCOM
2 62 (1.91%) SCCM
3 21 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 14 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 13 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.40%) BladeLogic
6 13 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (0.37%) SCOrch
8 10 (0.31%) Unicenter
9 9 (0.28%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 9 (0.28%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.25%) WSUS
11 7 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.18%) Puppet
12 6 (0.18%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 442 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 254 (7.83%) SAP
3 250 (7.71%) Oracle
4 175 (5.39%) VMware
5 148 (4.56%) Citrix
6 137 (4.22%) Cisco
7 109 (3.36%) HP
8 84 (2.59%) Remedy
9 75 (2.31%) Red Hat
10 74 (2.28%) IBM
11 53 (1.63%) BMC
12 50 (1.54%) EMC
13 49 (1.51%) Juniper
14 44 (1.36%) CA
15 43 (1.33%) NetApp
15 43 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
15 43 (1.33%) F5
16 38 (1.17%) TIBCO
17 37 (1.14%) CheckPoint
18 35 (1.08%) Reuters
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 44 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £430 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £205 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yorkshire
Eden Brown
Rate: £11.00 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £240 to £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday