The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 16 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 9 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.20% 2.27% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 3.76% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £389 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +11.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 133 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.41% 60.45% 62.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 49
Average daily rate £450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £337 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Change Management
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Casewise