The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 27 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.56% 3.07% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 4.39% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £214 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £370 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.35 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
Change Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 205 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.39% 69.97% 68.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 115 110
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £265 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 19
Average hourly rate £30.03 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.12% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.90 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £375 -
West Malling - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Change Management
South East

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 9 (47.37%) LAN
1 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Advertising
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) IP Telephony
5 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) MCP
5 4 (21.05%) CCNP
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) MCSE
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) VMware

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) LAN
1 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (21.05%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Operator
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) AS400
1 2 (10.53%) iSeries
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Security
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) SunGard
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) SAP