The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading 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 41 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 28 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.18% 2.91% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 4.15% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £195 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -46.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £169 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £333 £473
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 651 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.22% 70.23% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 283 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Change Management
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 34 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 32 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 28 (35.00%) Problem Management
4 27 (33.75%) Fault Management
5 20 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 19 (23.75%) Performance Management
7 18 (22.50%) DNS
7 18 (22.50%) Juniper
8 16 (20.00%) SS7
8 16 (20.00%) 4G
9 14 (17.50%) Velocent
9 14 (17.50%) GGSN
9 14 (17.50%) SGSN
9 14 (17.50%) L2TP
10 13 (16.25%) 3G
11 12 (15.00%) LDAP
12 11 (13.75%) MGW
12 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (12.50%) Network Architecture
13 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 10 (12.50%) GSM
13 10 (12.50%) ITIL
13 10 (12.50%) 2G
14 9 (11.25%) MPLS
15 8 (10.00%) Front Office
15 8 (10.00%) Cisco
15 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
16 7 (8.75%) UNIX
17 6 (7.50%) Firewall

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (1.25%) IIS
1 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) MS Project
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) DNS
2 16 (20.00%) SS7
2 16 (20.00%) 4G
3 14 (17.50%) L2TP
3 14 (17.50%) GGSN
3 14 (17.50%) SGSN
4 13 (16.25%) 3G
5 12 (15.00%) LDAP
6 11 (13.75%) MGW
7 10 (12.50%) GSM
7 10 (12.50%) 2G
8 9 (11.25%) MPLS
9 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.50%) Ethernet
9 6 (7.50%) Firewall
10 5 (6.25%) INAP
11 3 (3.75%) WAN
11 3 (3.75%) VPN
11 3 (3.75%) OSPF
11 3 (3.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.00%) Front Office
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) NOC Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Analyst
3 7 (8.75%) Change Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Network Support
7 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.50%) Business Support Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Change Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Business Change Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) WAP
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.25%) NHS
1 1 (1.25%) Clustering
1 1 (1.25%) PKI
1 1 (1.25%) Informatics
1 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) UNIX
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) VMS
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.75%) Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 28 (35.00%) Problem Management
3 27 (33.75%) Fault Management
4 19 (23.75%) Performance Management
5 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 10 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (6.25%) Service Management
7 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.00%) ITSM
8 4 (5.00%) Project Management
9 3 (3.75%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.75%) Change Control
10 2 (2.50%) V-Model
10 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C
1 1 (1.25%) C#
1 1 (1.25%) Java
1 1 (1.25%) Perl
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
1 1 (1.25%) Python
1 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) HNC
4 2 (2.50%) HND
4 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PMP
4 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCTS
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) NDS
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.25%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 18 (22.50%) Juniper
3 14 (17.50%) Velocent
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) SAP
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) Huawei
7 2 (2.50%) F5
7 2 (2.50%) Remedy
7 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.50%) BMC
8 1 (1.25%) CA
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) EMC
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle
8 1 (1.25%) Sophos
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