The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex 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 46 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Management 20 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.63% 3.40% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 4.98% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
Average daily rate £490 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.76% -11.56%
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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
577 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.92% 68.20% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 137 145
Average daily rate £400 £334 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £205 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £25.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Change Management
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 3 £280 -
Basildon 0 2 £420 +56.27%
Chelmsford - 2 £463 -
Colchester - 2 - - 2
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (75.86%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (13.79%) Finance
6 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
7 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
7 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
8 2 (6.90%) Windows
8 2 (6.90%) Sage
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
8 2 (6.90%) MS Project
8 2 (6.90%) MS Office
8 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) VoIP
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.90%) NGN

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
1 2 (6.90%) NGN
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) NonStop SQL
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Change Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Change Manager
6 1 (3.45%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CGI
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.90%) Transition Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) VBScript
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
1 2 (6.90%) Sage
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix