The first table below looks at the demand for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 17 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 Erskine 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 7 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Change Management 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.25% 3.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.24% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate £315 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £31.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-39.20% +115.51%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 44 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.54% 77.19% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 4
Average daily rate £329 £356 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Change Management
Renfrewshire

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Performance Management
5 10 (38.46%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 8 (30.77%) VBScript
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 6 (23.08%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 5 (19.23%) PDA
10 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
10 5 (19.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (19.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
10 5 (19.23%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
11 4 (15.38%) McAfee
11 4 (15.38%) CA
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (15.38%) TestDirector

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) TestDirector
2 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (11.54%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Release Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Tester
5 2 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PDA
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Management
2 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) VBScript
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
5 3 (11.54%) MCTS
5 3 (11.54%) MCITP
5 3 (11.54%) MCSD
5 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 3 (11.54%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (19.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (11.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) CA
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) Veritas
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Lumension