The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 65 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Change Management 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 1.42% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.22% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
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£423 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £490 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +32.85%
Change Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
438 361 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.49% 64.23% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 215 133
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 45
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +12.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.65 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Essex region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Basildon +3 2 - - 1
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Witham - - - -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) MS Project
4 3 (15.00%) MS Office
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) NHS
5 2 (10.00%) Intranet
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Java EE
5 2 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Release Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.00%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Release Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus