The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 24 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 31 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.40% 5.06% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.01% 6.76% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 6
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£312 £270 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -38.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £346 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+31.07% -26.25%
Change Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
387 370 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 67.42% 74.90% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 228 81
Average daily rate £375 £281 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -25.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.08% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +13 26 £281 +8.17% 1
Durham +3 5 £475 +75.92%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 31 (40.26%) ITIL
2 26 (33.77%) Security Cleared
3 19 (24.68%) Finance
4 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
5 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
6 15 (19.48%) Windows
6 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.18%) Oracle
7 14 (18.18%) HP
8 13 (16.88%) Project Management
8 13 (16.88%) Economics
8 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (15.58%) Programme Management
10 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
12 9 (11.69%) StarTeam
12 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.69%) MS Office
12 9 (11.69%) Service Management
13 8 (10.39%) UNIX
13 8 (10.39%) Java
13 8 (10.39%) SAN
13 8 (10.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (10.39%) Middleware
14 7 (9.09%) OpenView
14 7 (9.09%) Linux
14 7 (9.09%) DHCP
14 7 (9.09%) CMMI

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (7.79%) WebLogic
1 6 (7.79%) AquaLogic
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) SAN
2 7 (9.09%) DHCP
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.30%) MSI
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.29%) Administrator
3 9 (11.69%) Change Manager
3 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Security Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Information Security Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Information Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.60%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Server Support
8 2 (2.60%) Network Administrator
8 2 (2.60%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Middleware
2 6 (7.79%) Java EE
3 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Economics
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) CMDB
4 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.30%) Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (10.39%) UNIX
4 7 (9.09%) Linux
5 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) VME
7 2 (2.60%) Solaris
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.30%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) ITIL
2 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
3 13 (16.88%) Project Management
4 12 (15.58%) Programme Management
5 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
7 9 (11.69%) Service Management
8 7 (9.09%) CMMI
8 7 (9.09%) Release Management
9 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.79%) Data Security
9 6 (7.79%) Information Security
9 6 (7.79%) SOA
9 6 (7.79%) Network Management
10 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.19%) Project Planning
11 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) Java
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.19%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) SQL
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) IIBA
6 1 (1.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (9.09%) OpenView
3 1 (1.30%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) HP
2 14 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) CA
3 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.79%) Splunk
4 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) Borland
6 2 (2.60%) Lotus
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) Avaya
7 1 (1.30%) Micro Focus