The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 16 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.28% 5.59% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 7.81% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£435 £500 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +36.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £287 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £525 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+25.60% -14.89%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 128 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 79.14% 71.51% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 65
Average daily rate £500 £360 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £215 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £106.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 3 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Primavera
1 1 (11.11%) CA PPM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Director
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 3 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (11.11%) PMI
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PgMP
3 1 (11.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle