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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 56 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1624 1761 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.26% 3.63% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 4.80% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1053 916
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.81 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.45% -32.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £80.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -38.46%
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
38097 36662 31165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.51% 75.49% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24143 22914 19112
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1077 1036
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £49.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 -7 710 £450 - 171
South East -3 330 £405 +8.00% 72
South West -2 117 £418 +10.59% 29
North West -9 105 £400 +18.51% 36
Yorkshire +4 103 £370 +15.62% 22
East of England -5 86 £400 -6.15% 24
West Midlands -2 74 £345 -1.42% 32
East Midlands 0 62 £451 -9.70% 26
North East +5 30 £319 +17.99% 7
Midlands -4 3 £245 -44.00% 5
South Coast - - - -
Change Management
UK

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 968 (30.76%) Finance
2 876 (27.84%) Project Management
3 722 (22.94%) ITIL
4 486 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 476 (15.13%) Microsoft
6 450 (14.30%) PRINCE2
7 372 (11.82%) Windows
8 371 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
9 367 (11.66%) Service Management
10 365 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
11 354 (11.25%) MS Excel
12 350 (11.12%) Security Cleared
13 340 (10.80%) Banking
14 292 (9.28%) SQL
15 268 (8.52%) Business Analysis
16 260 (8.26%) SAP
17 251 (7.98%) SC Cleared
18 238 (7.56%) Degree
19 234 (7.44%) Linux
20 229 (7.28%) Service Delivery
21 227 (7.21%) MS Office
22 215 (6.83%) Risk Management
23 213 (6.77%) MS Project
24 204 (6.48%) Management Information System
25 203 (6.45%) SLA
26 200 (6.36%) Oracle
27 195 (6.20%) Cisco
28 185 (5.88%) Incident Management
29 184 (5.85%) UNIX
30 181 (5.75%) Problem Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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
1 160 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 84 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 58 (1.84%) IIS
4 46 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (1.33%) JBoss
6 35 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 34 (1.08%) Lync
8 32 (1.02%) Apache
9 30 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 26 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 22 (0.70%) CMS
11 22 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (0.67%) MS Project Server
12 21 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 19 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (0.57%) Confluence
15 17 (0.54%) SAS
16 16 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 354 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 227 (7.21%) MS Office
3 213 (6.77%) MS Project
4 131 (4.16%) MS Visio
5 118 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) Mingle
7 4 (0.13%) Simulink
8 3 (0.095%) Stateflow
8 3 (0.095%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.064%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.032%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.032%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 29 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 21 (0.67%) SAP ERP
3 18 (0.57%) RMDS
4 17 (0.54%) SAP SRM
5 15 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 14 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (0.44%) SAP CO
7 13 (0.41%) SAP SD
7 13 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.32%) Markit EDM
9 10 (0.32%) Endur
9 10 (0.32%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.29%) SAP BPC
10 9 (0.29%) SAP PLM
11 8 (0.25%) assyst
11 8 (0.25%) SAP WM
11 8 (0.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 72 (2.29%) PaaS
2 26 (0.83%) Office 365
3 15 (0.48%) SaaS
3 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.25%) IaaS
6 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.16%) Force.com
9 3 (0.095%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.095%) GitHub
10 2 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.064%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.032%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.032%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.032%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.29%) Firewall
2 104 (3.30%) DNS
3 79 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 71 (2.26%) SAN
5 60 (1.91%) LAN
6 58 (1.84%) WAN
7 55 (1.75%) VPN
8 52 (1.65%) DHCP
9 40 (1.27%) Internet
10 39 (1.24%) BGP
10 39 (1.24%) NetScaler
11 37 (1.18%) Network Security
12 35 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (1.02%) HTTP
15 27 (0.86%) TACACS
16 26 (0.83%) VLAN
17 25 (0.79%) Cisco ICM
17 25 (0.79%) MPLS
18 24 (0.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 35 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 34 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (0.86%) SAP BW
7 27 (0.86%) DB2
8 26 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (0.79%) MySQL
10 24 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (0.44%) MS Access
13 14 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.41%) QlikView
15 10 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 47 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 40 (1.27%) Maven
4 36 (1.14%) Subversion
4 36 (1.14%) JIRA
5 27 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.48%) ClearQuest
8 10 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.32%) StarTeam
9 8 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (0.25%) Ant
10 7 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.16%) Selenium
12 4 (0.13%) NUnit
12 4 (0.13%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.13%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 968 (30.76%) Finance
2 340 (10.80%) Banking
3 179 (5.69%) Retail
4 130 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 84 (2.67%) Legal
6 78 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 70 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 66 (2.10%) Marketing
9 61 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 57 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 54 (1.72%) Front Office
12 39 (1.24%) Publishing
13 38 (1.21%) Financial Institution
14 35 (1.11%) Law
15 27 (0.86%) Advertising
16 24 (0.76%) Billing
17 23 (0.73%) Back Office
18 20 (0.64%) Local Government
19 19 (0.60%) Automotive
20 9 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 709 (22.53%) Analyst
2 554 (17.60%) Project Manager
3 357 (11.34%) Business Analyst
4 206 (6.55%) Change Manager
5 203 (6.45%) Consultant
6 152 (4.83%) Developer
7 98 (3.11%) Service Manager
8 92 (2.92%) Architect
9 90 (2.86%) Programme Manager
10 89 (2.83%) Business Manager
11 84 (2.67%) Administrator
12 78 (2.48%) Senior Manager
12 78 (2.48%) Change Analyst
13 67 (2.13%) Support Engineer
13 67 (2.13%) SAP Consultant
14 65 (2.07%) SAP Manager
15 59 (1.87%) Support Analyst
16 55 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
16 55 (1.75%) Delivery Manager
17 52 (1.65%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (3.65%) .NET
2 71 (2.26%) XML
3 61 (1.94%) Web Services
4 41 (1.30%) Middleware
5 38 (1.21%) HTML
6 28 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 27 (0.86%) SOAP
8 26 (0.83%) CSS
9 21 (0.67%) Rendezvous
10 18 (0.57%) .NET Framework
10 18 (0.57%) Java EE
11 16 (0.51%) WCF
11 16 (0.51%) jQuery
12 15 (0.48%) JSP
13 12 (0.38%) J2EE
13 12 (0.38%) XSLT
14 11 (0.35%) EDI
14 11 (0.35%) WPF
15 10 (0.32%) Spring
16 8 (0.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 365 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 57 (1.81%) Economics
4 56 (1.78%) User Experience
5 53 (1.68%) PMI
6 47 (1.49%) NHS
7 46 (1.46%) Clustering
8 41 (1.30%) CMDB
8 41 (1.30%) FMCG
9 38 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 33 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 32 (1.02%) Computer Science
12 30 (0.95%) Equities
13 24 (0.76%) Open Source
14 23 (0.73%) Oracle Exalogic
14 23 (0.73%) Derivative
15 22 (0.70%) Statistics
16 21 (0.67%) PKI
17 18 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 372 (11.82%) Windows
2 234 (7.44%) Linux
3 184 (5.85%) UNIX
4 133 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 83 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 44 (1.40%) Solaris
10 42 (1.33%) AIX
11 37 (1.18%) CentOS
12 35 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 34 (1.08%) SUSE
14 28 (0.89%) Windows XP
15 24 (0.76%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.38%) HPUX
17 11 (0.35%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.29%) Windows NT
18 9 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (27.84%) Project Management
2 722 (22.94%) ITIL
3 486 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 450 (14.30%) PRINCE2
5 371 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
6 367 (11.66%) Service Management
7 268 (8.52%) Business Analysis
8 229 (7.28%) Service Delivery
9 215 (6.83%) Risk Management
10 185 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 181 (5.75%) Problem Management
12 179 (5.69%) Migration
13 178 (5.66%) Programme Management
14 177 (5.62%) Configuration Management
15 156 (4.96%) Release Management
16 140 (4.45%) Project Planning
17 133 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 133 (4.23%) Change Control
18 120 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 120 (3.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 292 (9.28%) SQL
2 178 (5.66%) Java
3 84 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 72 (2.29%) C#
5 71 (2.26%) Perl
6 49 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 44 (1.40%) C
8 43 (1.37%) Ruby
9 38 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 34 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 29 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 29 (0.92%) VBA
12 28 (0.89%) VB
13 22 (0.70%) Python
14 21 (0.67%) T-SQL
15 14 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.41%) COBOL
17 11 (0.35%) C++
17 11 (0.35%) VBScript
18 8 (0.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 350 (11.12%) Security Cleared
2 251 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 238 (7.56%) Degree
4 135 (4.29%) PMI Certification
5 110 (3.50%) PMP
6 89 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
8 67 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 67 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 60 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 48 (1.53%) CCNP
11 46 (1.46%) ISEB
11 46 (1.46%) APMP
12 44 (1.40%) CISSP
13 41 (1.30%) CCNA
14 38 (1.21%) DV Cleared
15 35 (1.11%) MCSE
16 21 (0.67%) CCIE
17 19 (0.60%) HND
18 18 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (6.45%) SLA
2 115 (3.65%) QA
3 26 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.51%) P3O
6 15 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.44%) FATCA
8 12 (0.38%) COBIT
9 11 (0.35%) GAMP
9 11 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.32%) EMIR
11 9 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.19%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.13%) GxP
13 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.13%) FINREP
14 2 (0.064%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.064%) TickIT
System Software
1 158 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 86 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.99%) vSphere
5 25 (0.79%) XenApp
6 23 (0.73%) Firmware
7 22 (0.70%) VMware ESX
8 17 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.38%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.35%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.29%) FreeRADIUS
12 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.19%) UAG
13 6 (0.19%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.16%) vCloud
14 5 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.13%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 78 (2.48%) Puppet
2 47 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (1.27%) SCCM
4 37 (1.18%) SCOM
5 30 (0.95%) Ansible
6 28 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
7 25 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
8 18 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
9 16 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 16 (0.51%) Netcool
9 16 (0.51%) Control-M
10 15 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
11 14 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
12 12 (0.38%) Nagios
12 12 (0.38%) OpenView
13 10 (0.32%) NetBackup
13 10 (0.32%) FortiGate
14 9 (0.29%) RANCID
14 9 (0.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 476 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 260 (8.26%) SAP
3 200 (6.36%) Oracle
4 195 (6.20%) Cisco
5 149 (4.73%) VMware
6 136 (4.32%) Citrix
7 116 (3.69%) HP
8 83 (2.64%) CheckPoint
9 76 (2.41%) Red Hat
10 74 (2.35%) IBM
11 72 (2.29%) Remedy
12 64 (2.03%) F5
13 40 (1.27%) CA
14 36 (1.14%) Juniper
15 35 (1.11%) Blue Coat
16 33 (1.05%) Business Objects
17 31 (0.99%) BMC
18 30 (0.95%) TIBCO
19 29 (0.92%) McAfee
20 27 (0.86%) SolarWinds
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £700 - £760 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £200 per day - Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Cititec
Rate: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago