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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 40 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 23 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.62% 3.40% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 4.64% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
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£350 £366 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +55.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £209 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +21.00%
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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
589 733 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.08% 73.30% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 331 282
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 (36.07%) Telecoms
2 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
3 19 (31.15%) Problem Management
4 17 (27.87%) Fault Management
5 14 (22.95%) Performance Management
6 13 (21.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 11 (18.03%) DNS
7 11 (18.03%) Juniper
8 10 (16.39%) L2TP
8 10 (16.39%) 4G
9 9 (14.75%) SS7
9 9 (14.75%) 3G
10 8 (13.11%) ITIL
10 8 (13.11%) LDAP
10 8 (13.11%) Velocent
10 8 (13.11%) GGSN
10 8 (13.11%) SGSN
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (11.48%) UNIX
12 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.84%) GSM
12 6 (9.84%) Cisco
12 6 (9.84%) 2G
12 6 (9.84%) Front Office
12 6 (9.84%) Firewall
12 6 (9.84%) MPLS
12 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (9.84%) Network Architecture
12 6 (9.84%) MGW
13 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) L2TP
2 10 (16.39%) 4G
3 9 (14.75%) SS7
3 9 (14.75%) 3G
4 8 (13.11%) LDAP
4 8 (13.11%) GGSN
4 8 (13.11%) SGSN
5 6 (9.84%) GSM
5 6 (9.84%) 2G
5 6 (9.84%) Firewall
5 6 (9.84%) MPLS
5 6 (9.84%) MGW
6 3 (4.92%) INAP
6 3 (4.92%) BGP
6 3 (4.92%) OSPF
6 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.28%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (36.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Front Office
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Change Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Network Support
7 2 (3.28%) Business Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Head of Service Management
7 2 (3.28%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) WAP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) PKI
1 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.64%) Clustering
1 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) UNIX
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) VMS
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
2 19 (31.15%) Problem Management
3 17 (27.87%) Fault Management
4 14 (22.95%) Performance Management
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL
6 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (9.84%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.92%) Change Control
8 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Service Management
9 2 (3.28%) Migration
9 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
1 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.64%) Python
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) C#
1 1 (1.64%) Java
1 1 (1.64%) Perl
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) HNC
3 2 (3.28%) HND
3 2 (3.28%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.28%) PMP
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCTS
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) NDS
2 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.64%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 11 (18.03%) Juniper
3 8 (13.11%) Velocent
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.92%) VMware
6 3 (4.92%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.28%) Remedy
7 2 (3.28%) F5
8 1 (1.64%) Huawei
8 1 (1.64%) NEC
8 1 (1.64%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.64%) Sophos
8 1 (1.64%) BMC
8 1 (1.64%) CA
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) EMC