The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 51 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Change Management 17 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 4.45% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 6.26% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 7
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£500 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £158 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £545 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1141.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +93.33%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) 3G
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) Infoblox
5 3 (10.34%) Tufin
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) 4G
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) 3G
1 3 (10.34%) 4G
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.90%) LTE
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.90%) GSM
2 2 (6.90%) 2G
3 1 (3.45%) SS7
3 1 (3.45%) UMTS
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (6.90%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) People Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) MCTS
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) NDS
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
2 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
2 3 (10.34%) Infoblox
2 3 (10.34%) Tufin
2 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.90%) Huawei
3 2 (6.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (6.90%) Nokia
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Mitel