The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 22 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 9 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.03% 5.91% 9.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 7.69% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 21
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£350 £374 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £396 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +30.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 143 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.21% 76.88% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 99 144
Average daily rate £423 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Banking
3 12 (54.55%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (40.91%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) MS Project
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) SLA
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) ISEB
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Release Management
6 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (18.18%) MS Project
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Retail
4 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Communications Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) Release Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) BMC
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy