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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 57 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1620 1537 1558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.12% 3.29% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 4.43% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 967 973
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 47
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £13.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £161.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £23.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.42% +58.33%
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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £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 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 795 £440 -2.22% 164
South East +9 324 £375 -6.25% 70
East of England -3 90 £380 -5.00% 26
South West 0 82 £413 +14.56% 33
West Midlands -6 78 £301 -7.53% 29
North West -20 72 £400 +24.03% 35
Yorkshire -14 71 £370 -1.26% 33
East Midlands +17 55 £450 +28.57% 7
North East +1 42 £313 -10.47% 7
Midlands -3 5 £325 -10.34% 3
South Coast - - - -
Change Management
UK

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1016 (31.17%) Finance
2 883 (27.09%) Project Management
3 601 (18.44%) ITIL
4 504 (15.46%) Microsoft
5 450 (13.80%) PRINCE2
5 450 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 429 (13.16%) Windows
7 397 (12.18%) Banking
8 380 (11.66%) MS Excel
9 335 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
10 327 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
11 311 (9.54%) Security Cleared
12 308 (9.45%) SQL
13 294 (9.02%) Oracle
14 293 (8.99%) Service Management
15 279 (8.56%) SAP
16 254 (7.79%) Business Analysis
17 248 (7.61%) MS Office
18 236 (7.24%) Risk Management
19 229 (7.02%) Service Delivery
20 228 (6.99%) UNIX
20 228 (6.99%) Linux
20 228 (6.99%) MS Project
21 226 (6.93%) Migration
22 219 (6.72%) SC Cleared
23 218 (6.69%) SQL Server
23 218 (6.69%) Retail
24 215 (6.60%) Degree
25 214 (6.56%) Incident Management
26 204 (6.26%) Management Information System

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 95 (2.91%) IIS
3 90 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 53 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (1.35%) Apache
6 43 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 42 (1.29%) WebLogic
8 38 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 32 (0.98%) Lync
11 31 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 27 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 25 (0.77%) IBM Notes
13 25 (0.77%) MS Project Server
14 23 (0.71%) CMS
15 22 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (0.67%) JBoss
16 18 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 17 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 17 (0.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 380 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 248 (7.61%) MS Office
3 228 (6.99%) MS Project
4 157 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 134 (4.11%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.092%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.092%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.092%) Mingle
8 3 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.031%) Windchill
10 1 (0.031%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 46 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.74%) SAP SRM
3 24 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 22 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 17 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.40%) Markit EDM
8 12 (0.37%) assyst
9 11 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.34%) SAP ERP
10 10 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.28%) SAP PM
11 9 (0.28%) Loan IQ
12 8 (0.25%) CA Clarity
13 7 (0.21%) Summit
13 7 (0.21%) SAP WM
13 7 (0.21%) SAP SD
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.35%) PaaS
2 39 (1.20%) SaaS
3 34 (1.04%) Office 365
4 12 (0.37%) IaaS
4 12 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.061%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.031%) Force.com
10 1 (0.031%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.031%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.031%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 194 (5.95%) Firewall
2 157 (4.82%) DNS
3 97 (2.98%) SAN
4 91 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 78 (2.39%) WAN
6 70 (2.15%) VPN
7 61 (1.87%) DHCP
8 59 (1.81%) BGP
9 57 (1.75%) LAN
9 57 (1.75%) Internet
10 53 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 50 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (1.29%) NetScaler
13 39 (1.20%) Network Security
14 37 (1.13%) MPLS
15 35 (1.07%) IPsec
16 33 (1.01%) OSPF
17 32 (0.98%) HTTP
17 32 (0.98%) Intranet
18 31 (0.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 42 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (0.83%) DB2
9 26 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (0.74%) MySQL
11 22 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.58%) MS Access
14 18 (0.55%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.52%) EDRMS
16 15 (0.46%) SAP BW
16 15 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
16 15 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
17 14 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 37 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 35 (1.07%) Subversion
4 34 (1.04%) JIRA
4 34 (1.04%) Maven
5 27 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (0.37%) Hudson
9 9 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.25%) Gradle
10 8 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.18%) Ant
11 6 (0.18%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.15%) ERwin
13 4 (0.12%) Toad
13 4 (0.12%) MSI
13 4 (0.12%) Serena SBM
General
1 1016 (31.17%) Finance
2 397 (12.18%) Banking
3 218 (6.69%) Retail
4 131 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 100 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 88 (2.70%) Legal
6 88 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 64 (1.96%) Front Office
8 63 (1.93%) Retail Banking
9 62 (1.90%) Marketing
10 53 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 37 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 37 (1.13%) Back Office
12 36 (1.10%) Billing
13 35 (1.07%) Advertising
14 32 (0.98%) Local Government
15 26 (0.80%) Publishing
16 24 (0.74%) Law
17 18 (0.55%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 813 (24.94%) Analyst
2 592 (18.16%) Project Manager
3 349 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 240 (7.36%) Change Manager
5 187 (5.74%) Consultant
6 147 (4.51%) Developer
7 102 (3.13%) Programme Manager
8 99 (3.04%) Change Analyst
9 92 (2.82%) Administrator
10 88 (2.70%) Service Manager
11 84 (2.58%) Architect
12 83 (2.55%) Senior Manager
13 81 (2.48%) PMO Analyst
14 77 (2.36%) Business Manager
15 63 (1.93%) Support Analyst
16 61 (1.87%) Service Analyst
17 60 (1.84%) SAP Manager
18 58 (1.78%) Applications Support
19 55 (1.69%) Network Engineer
20 54 (1.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (3.22%) .NET
2 68 (2.09%) XML
3 66 (2.02%) Web Services
4 52 (1.60%) Middleware
5 40 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 35 (1.07%) HTML
7 23 (0.71%) CSS
8 22 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
9 21 (0.64%) .NET Framework
10 18 (0.55%) Regular Expression
11 17 (0.52%) Rendezvous
11 17 (0.52%) SOAP
12 15 (0.46%) XSLT
13 14 (0.43%) WCF
13 14 (0.43%) LAMP
14 13 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 13 (0.40%) jQuery
15 12 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
16 10 (0.31%) REST
16 10 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 327 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (6.26%) Management Information System
3 71 (2.18%) PMI
4 60 (1.84%) NHS
5 55 (1.69%) Economics
6 47 (1.44%) Clustering
7 42 (1.29%) CMDB
8 38 (1.17%) FMCG
9 36 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 33 (1.01%) Blackberry
11 30 (0.92%) User Experience
11 30 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 28 (0.86%) Oracle Exalogic
12 28 (0.86%) Replication
12 28 (0.86%) Mainframe
13 27 (0.83%) Computer Science
14 21 (0.64%) Statistics
14 21 (0.64%) Data Integration
15 18 (0.55%) Mathematics
15 18 (0.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 429 (13.16%) Windows
2 228 (6.99%) UNIX
2 228 (6.99%) Linux
3 153 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 44 (1.35%) SUSE
9 42 (1.29%) AIX
10 32 (0.98%) Solaris
11 26 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 21 (0.64%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.58%) CentOS
14 18 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (0.46%) Windows 2000
17 14 (0.43%) Windows NT
18 12 (0.37%) Android
19 9 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 883 (27.09%) Project Management
2 601 (18.44%) ITIL
3 450 (13.80%) PRINCE2
3 450 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 335 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
5 293 (8.99%) Service Management
6 254 (7.79%) Business Analysis
7 236 (7.24%) Risk Management
8 229 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 226 (6.93%) Migration
10 214 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 190 (5.83%) Project Planning
11 190 (5.83%) Programme Management
12 178 (5.46%) Configuration Management
13 166 (5.09%) Change Control
14 145 (4.45%) ERP
15 144 (4.42%) Problem Management
16 139 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
17 132 (4.05%) Release Management
18 124 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 308 (9.45%) SQL
2 143 (4.39%) Java
3 85 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 76 (2.33%) Perl
5 64 (1.96%) C
6 63 (1.93%) C#
7 51 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 37 (1.13%) JavaScript
9 36 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 29 (0.89%) VB
11 28 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 25 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 21 (0.64%) VBA
14 20 (0.61%) Ruby
15 19 (0.58%) Python
16 18 (0.55%) VBScript
17 17 (0.52%) Korn
18 15 (0.46%) PHP
19 10 (0.31%) Scala
20 9 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 311 (9.54%) Security Cleared
2 219 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 215 (6.60%) Degree
4 112 (3.44%) PMI Certification
5 79 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
8 64 (1.96%) PMP
9 59 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 53 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 50 (1.53%) CCNP
12 44 (1.35%) ISEB
13 38 (1.17%) CCNA
14 37 (1.13%) MCSE
15 35 (1.07%) APMP
16 29 (0.89%) DV Cleared
17 21 (0.64%) CISSP
18 18 (0.55%) MCP
19 16 (0.49%) CCIE
19 16 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (5.09%) SLA
2 132 (4.05%) QA
3 20 (0.61%) P3O
4 18 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.34%) FATCA
8 10 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.28%) EMIR
10 8 (0.25%) GxP
11 7 (0.21%) COBIT
11 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.18%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.12%) FINREP
13 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.092%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.061%) UCITS
15 2 (0.061%) MiFID
System Software
1 170 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 86 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.69%) vSphere
4 26 (0.80%) Firmware
5 22 (0.67%) Terminal Services
5 22 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.52%) ISA Server
7 17 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 16 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
8 16 (0.49%) XenApp
9 11 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.15%) XenServer
13 4 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
13 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.092%) NDS
Systems Management
1 48 (1.47%) Puppet
2 46 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.20%) SCOM
4 33 (1.01%) SCCM
5 31 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
6 23 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 17 (0.52%) OpenView
8 17 (0.52%) Ansible
9 16 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 15 (0.46%) BladeLogic
11 14 (0.43%) Control-M
12 13 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
13 12 (0.37%) RANCID
14 11 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 11 (0.34%) OpenNMS
15 10 (0.31%) Tivoli
16 9 (0.28%) Netcool
16 9 (0.28%) HP SIM
16 9 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 504 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 294 (9.02%) Oracle
3 279 (8.56%) SAP
4 179 (5.49%) Cisco
5 148 (4.54%) VMware
6 125 (3.83%) HP
6 125 (3.83%) Citrix
7 86 (2.64%) Red Hat
8 70 (2.15%) CheckPoint
9 64 (1.96%) IBM
10 57 (1.75%) Remedy
11 47 (1.44%) CA
12 45 (1.38%) F5
13 36 (1.10%) Siebel
14 34 (1.04%) ServiceNow
15 33 (1.01%) Juniper
16 31 (0.95%) EMC
17 30 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
18 29 (0.89%) Lotus
19 28 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £900-£1000 p/d (Negotionable for exceptional candidates)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Carshalton, Surrey
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago