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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 53 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1687 1526 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.57% 3.24% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 4.16% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1064 995 936
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 39
Average hourly rate £20.63 £27.10 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% -2.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.02 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £52.50 £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -5.45%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 768 £425 -5.55% 155
South East +5 317 £373 -6.87% 57
North West +7 133 £425 +6.25% 36
Yorkshire +9 107 £350 -7.89% 18
South West +15 101 £385 -18.94% 17
West Midlands +5 95 £400 +10.34% 18
East of England -6 75 £413 +7.84% 17
East Midlands -6 62 £375 -16.66% 17
North East -26 22 £350 +9.52% 4
Midlands +3 5 £405 +65.30%
Change Management
UK

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1073 (30.83%) Finance
2 925 (26.58%) Project Management
3 815 (23.42%) ITIL
4 589 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 478 (13.74%) Windows
6 477 (13.71%) Microsoft
7 451 (12.96%) Banking
8 438 (12.59%) PRINCE2
9 407 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
10 355 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
11 348 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 344 (9.89%) Security Cleared
13 343 (9.86%) SQL
14 336 (9.66%) Service Management
15 305 (8.76%) Incident Management
16 285 (8.19%) Business Analysis
17 284 (8.16%) Service Delivery
17 284 (8.16%) Problem Management
18 283 (8.13%) Oracle
19 276 (7.93%) Degree
20 269 (7.73%) Management Information System
21 267 (7.67%) Risk Management
22 253 (7.27%) Migration
23 251 (7.21%) Linux
24 243 (6.98%) SAP
25 230 (6.61%) SC Cleared
26 224 (6.44%) MS Office
27 206 (5.92%) SQL Server
28 204 (5.86%) Retail
29 196 (5.63%) Configuration Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 145 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 82 (2.36%) IIS
3 78 (2.24%) MS Exchange
4 57 (1.64%) Skype for Business
5 49 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 38 (1.09%) JBoss
7 33 (0.95%) Confluence
8 26 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 25 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (0.72%) CMS
10 24 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 22 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
13 21 (0.60%) Apache
14 20 (0.57%) MS Project Server
15 18 (0.52%) Tomcat
16 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
18 11 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 348 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 224 (6.44%) MS Office
3 151 (4.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 139 (3.99%) MS Visio
5 133 (3.82%) MS Project
6 23 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.55%) HipChat
7 19 (0.55%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.14%) Simulink
8 5 (0.14%) Stateflow
8 5 (0.14%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.086%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.086%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.086%) SPSS
10 2 (0.057%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.029%) CATIA
11 1 (0.029%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.029%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 37 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 26 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.40%) SAP MM
4 14 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.40%) SAP SRM
5 12 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
6 10 (0.29%) SAP R/3
7 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.23%) Endur
8 8 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 8 (0.23%) SAP WM
8 8 (0.23%) Summit
9 7 (0.20%) Maximo
9 7 (0.20%) SAP PP
9 7 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.70%) Office 365
2 38 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (0.83%) SaaS
4 26 (0.75%) PaaS
4 26 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
5 24 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.69%) IaaS
6 17 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 15 (0.43%) Taleo
8 8 (0.23%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.11%) GitHub
11 2 (0.057%) Force.com
11 2 (0.057%) IBM PureFlex
11 2 (0.057%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.057%) Yammer
12 1 (0.029%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.029%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.029%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.02%) Firewall
2 106 (3.05%) DNS
3 93 (2.67%) WAN
4 88 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 82 (2.36%) Internet
6 81 (2.33%) LAN
7 77 (2.21%) DHCP
8 62 (1.78%) SSL
9 61 (1.75%) SAN
10 60 (1.72%) VPN
11 47 (1.35%) Wireless
12 42 (1.21%) MPLS
13 40 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 40 (1.15%) OSPF
14 37 (1.06%) BGP
15 35 (1.01%) Network Security
16 33 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (0.95%) Intranet
17 27 (0.78%) Ethernet
18 26 (0.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 90 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 77 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (1.61%) DB2
5 48 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
7 42 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 42 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 37 (1.06%) MySQL
9 34 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 26 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (0.72%) MS Access
12 25 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
14 19 (0.55%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 86 (2.47%) JIRA
2 52 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 28 (0.80%) Subversion
4 24 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.43%) Ant
6 14 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.32%) ChangeMan
7 11 (0.32%) FishEye
8 10 (0.29%) Maven
8 10 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.14%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.11%) Gradle
11 4 (0.11%) JUnit
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.11%) PVCS
General
1 1073 (30.83%) Finance
2 451 (12.96%) Banking
3 204 (5.86%) Retail
4 147 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 117 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 117 (3.36%) Legal
6 89 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 63 (1.81%) Front Office
8 59 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 57 (1.64%) Law
10 54 (1.55%) Marketing
11 46 (1.32%) Back Office
12 41 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 37 (1.06%) Retail Banking
14 29 (0.83%) Advertising
14 29 (0.83%) Aerospace
15 28 (0.80%) Local Government
16 21 (0.60%) Publishing
17 19 (0.55%) Billing
18 17 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 814 (23.39%) Analyst
2 576 (16.55%) Project Manager
3 418 (12.01%) Business Analyst
4 273 (7.84%) Change Manager
5 196 (5.63%) Consultant
6 132 (3.79%) Architect
6 132 (3.79%) Developer
7 113 (3.25%) Service Manager
8 111 (3.19%) Business Manager
8 111 (3.19%) IT Manager
9 93 (2.67%) Change Analyst
10 91 (2.61%) Programme Manager
11 84 (2.41%) Business Change Manager
12 79 (2.27%) Administrator
13 77 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
13 77 (2.21%) Service Analyst
14 74 (2.13%) Network Engineer
14 74 (2.13%) Senior Manager
15 73 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
16 64 (1.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (3.10%) .NET
2 85 (2.44%) Web Services
3 70 (2.01%) XML
4 67 (1.93%) Middleware
5 56 (1.61%) CSS
5 56 (1.61%) HTML
6 36 (1.03%) J2EE
7 35 (1.01%) WCF
8 26 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 23 (0.66%) jQuery
9 23 (0.66%) RESTful
10 22 (0.63%) MSMQ
11 21 (0.60%) ASP.NET
12 19 (0.55%) SOAP
13 18 (0.52%) AngularJS
13 18 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
13 18 (0.52%) WinForms
14 17 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
15 15 (0.43%) Ajax
15 15 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 355 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 195 (5.60%) Data Centre
4 69 (1.98%) Replication
5 68 (1.95%) Clustering
6 59 (1.70%) NHS
7 58 (1.67%) CMDB
8 51 (1.47%) AS400
9 43 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 42 (1.21%) iSeries
11 41 (1.18%) PMI
12 40 (1.15%) User Experience
13 36 (1.03%) Computer Science
14 31 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (0.86%) Visualisation
16 29 (0.83%) FMCG
17 28 (0.80%) Blackberry
17 28 (0.80%) Client/Server
18 27 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 24 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 478 (13.74%) Windows
2 251 (7.21%) Linux
3 187 (5.37%) Unix
4 141 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 136 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 70 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (1.72%) AIX
10 56 (1.61%) Solaris
11 23 (0.66%) zOS
12 19 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.43%) Android
13 15 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.40%) SUSE
15 10 (0.29%) OS/390
16 8 (0.23%) VMS
16 8 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (26.58%) Project Management
2 815 (23.42%) ITIL
3 589 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 438 (12.59%) PRINCE2
5 407 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
6 336 (9.66%) Service Management
7 305 (8.76%) Incident Management
8 285 (8.19%) Business Analysis
9 284 (8.16%) Problem Management
9 284 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 267 (7.67%) Risk Management
11 253 (7.27%) Migration
12 196 (5.63%) Configuration Management
13 182 (5.23%) Programme Management
14 180 (5.17%) Release Management
15 179 (5.14%) SDLC
16 142 (4.08%) ITSM
17 140 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 139 (3.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 138 (3.97%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 343 (9.86%) SQL
2 131 (3.76%) Java
3 99 (2.84%) Shell Script
4 97 (2.79%) C#
5 74 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 64 (1.84%) JavaScript
7 60 (1.72%) C
7 60 (1.72%) Perl
8 44 (1.26%) VB
9 43 (1.24%) Python
10 41 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 39 (1.12%) VBA
12 36 (1.03%) VB.NET
13 32 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 22 (0.63%) C++
15 20 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.52%) VBScript
17 14 (0.40%) JCL
18 13 (0.37%) PHP
18 13 (0.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 344 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 276 (7.93%) Degree
3 230 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 122 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 102 (2.93%) PMI Certification
6 82 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (2.24%) DV Cleared
8 73 (2.10%) PMP
9 70 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 59 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 55 (1.58%) ISEB
12 46 (1.32%) APMP
13 45 (1.29%) CCNP
14 44 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 42 (1.21%) CCNA
16 38 (1.09%) CISSP
17 32 (0.92%) MCSE
18 22 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
19 19 (0.55%) MCSA
20 18 (0.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (4.77%) QA
2 157 (4.51%) SLA
3 32 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.78%) MiFID
6 25 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
7 16 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 10 (0.29%) ISO 9000
10 10 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.26%) COBIT
11 9 (0.26%) FATCA
12 8 (0.23%) EMIR
12 8 (0.23%) GxP
13 7 (0.20%) COSO
13 7 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.20%) RMADS
14 6 (0.17%) P3O
15 5 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 146 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 97 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 26 (0.75%) XenApp
5 23 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 22 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 21 (0.60%) vSphere
8 20 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.57%) XenServer
9 19 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 15 (0.43%) NFS
11 14 (0.40%) Firmware
12 12 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
13 10 (0.29%) Samba
14 9 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.23%) vCloud
16 7 (0.20%) ClearTrust
16 7 (0.20%) ProxySG
17 6 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 53 (1.52%) Puppet
2 52 (1.49%) SCCM
2 52 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 29 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (0.60%) Data Guard
4 21 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.46%) MOM
6 12 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.26%) DatAdvantage
7 9 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (0.26%) QRadar
8 8 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.23%) SCOM
9 7 (0.20%) OPNET
9 7 (0.20%) vRealize
9 7 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 477 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 283 (8.13%) Oracle
3 243 (6.98%) SAP
4 185 (5.32%) Cisco
5 166 (4.77%) VMware
6 138 (3.97%) IBM
7 127 (3.65%) Citrix
8 95 (2.73%) HP
9 87 (2.50%) ServiceNow
10 81 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 65 (1.87%) Remedy
12 53 (1.52%) Juniper
13 50 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 49 (1.41%) BMC
15 46 (1.32%) CheckPoint
16 40 (1.15%) EMC
16 40 (1.15%) F5
17 35 (1.01%) Atlassian
18 32 (0.92%) Dell
18 32 (0.92%) Sybase
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £615 - £715 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £345 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 6 month initial
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ConSol Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £433 - £533 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £341.00 - £342.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ashington, Northumberland
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago