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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 46 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing Change Management 11 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.15% 2.56% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 3.37% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 9
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£400 £505 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% +44.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £335 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -44.22%
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
380 563 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.22% 75.77% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 328 147
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 60
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £34.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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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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
Brentwood -5 2 £500 +75.43%
Basildon -6 2 £400 -4.76%
Rayleigh - 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £600 -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (25.00%) Service Management
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 6 (21.43%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
7 5 (17.86%) User Stories
7 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) MS Project
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Legal
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) Information Management
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (10.71%) Use Case
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (10.71%) Change Control
9 3 (10.71%) Adobe
9 3 (10.71%) Active Directory

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (17.86%) MS Project
4 3 (10.71%) MS Office
4 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Problem Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Security Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Support
5 1 (3.57%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) Product Owner
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) X-Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) User Stories
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Information Management
7 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (10.71%) Change Control
7 3 (10.71%) B2C
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) AirWatch
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Lotus
4 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) VMware