The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Kent 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 34 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.03% 1.08% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 1.59% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £303 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% +28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +17.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 189 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 76.89% 67.74% 67.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -5.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Management
South East

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
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 25 July 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 - 3 £375 -
West Malling - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Change Management
South East

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 6 (31.58%) Advertising
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) CCNP
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) MS Project
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Network Support
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Change Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
1 2 (10.53%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Security
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) BPR
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.26%) Process Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.53%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow