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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 48 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing Change Management 16 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.14% 1.06% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 1.52% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
Average daily rate
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£263 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £355 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £468 £728
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £26.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +51.42%
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
390 395 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.47% 69.66% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 237 113
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 42
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.13 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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
Colchester - 5 £250 -
Chelmsford +3 3 £180 -58.85% 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (42.86%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 6 (21.43%) MS Project
5 6 (21.43%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
8 3 (10.71%) Legal
8 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (10.71%) Change Control
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Marketing
8 3 (10.71%) Use Case
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.14%) Release Management
9 2 (7.14%) SCCM

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Project
2 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.71%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Security Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Release Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) X-Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (10.71%) Change Control
8 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Software Licensing
8 2 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) QA
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Lotus
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp