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 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 22 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 13 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.88% 3.22% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 5.24% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate £348 £295 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% -34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £240 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £344 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £31.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-39.20% +115.51%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 210 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 66.06% 61.40% 59.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 99 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £262 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +91.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 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
West Malling - 4 £360 -
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Change Management
South East

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) NHS
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.79%) MS Project
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Advertising
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.53%) CCNP

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Process Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Process Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Change Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
1 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) BPR
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix