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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 41 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Management 28 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.11% 2.70% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.91% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
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£350 £195 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £169 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £333 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +17.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
615 665 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.26% 68.98% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 284 310
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
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 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Management
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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 25 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 25 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 37 (43.02%) Configuration Management
2 35 (40.70%) Telecoms
3 33 (38.37%) Problem Management
4 32 (37.21%) Fault Management
5 24 (27.91%) Performance Management
6 22 (25.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 21 (24.42%) Juniper
8 20 (23.26%) DNS
9 18 (20.93%) 4G
10 17 (19.77%) SS7
11 15 (17.44%) L2TP
11 15 (17.44%) Velocent
11 15 (17.44%) GGSN
11 15 (17.44%) SGSN
12 13 (15.12%) 3G
12 13 (15.12%) LDAP
13 12 (13.95%) MPLS
13 12 (13.95%) MGW
14 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
14 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
14 11 (12.79%) ITIL
15 10 (11.63%) GSM
15 10 (11.63%) Cisco
15 10 (11.63%) 2G
15 10 (11.63%) Network Architecture
15 10 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (10.47%) Ethernet
17 8 (9.30%) UNIX
17 8 (9.30%) Front Office

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (1.16%) IIS
1 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS Project
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) DNS
2 18 (20.93%) 4G
3 17 (19.77%) SS7
4 15 (17.44%) L2TP
4 15 (17.44%) GGSN
4 15 (17.44%) SGSN
5 13 (15.12%) 3G
5 13 (15.12%) LDAP
6 12 (13.95%) MPLS
6 12 (13.95%) MGW
7 10 (11.63%) 2G
7 10 (11.63%) GSM
8 9 (10.47%) Ethernet
9 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.98%) Firewall
10 5 (5.81%) INAP
10 5 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.49%) OSPF
11 3 (3.49%) BGP
11 3 (3.49%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.16%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (40.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.30%) Front Office
3 5 (5.81%) Finance
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) NOC Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Analyst
3 6 (6.98%) Project Manager
3 6 (6.98%) Change Manager
4 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.49%) Network Support
6 3 (3.49%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.33%) CS Core Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Business Support Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Head of Service Management
7 2 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) WAP
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.16%) NHS
1 1 (1.16%) Clustering
1 1 (1.16%) PKI
1 1 (1.16%) Informatics
1 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) UNIX
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) VMS
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Configuration Management
2 33 (38.37%) Problem Management
3 32 (37.21%) Fault Management
4 24 (27.91%) Performance Management
5 11 (12.79%) ITIL
5 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (11.63%) Network Architecture
6 10 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.81%) Service Management
7 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.65%) ITSM
8 4 (4.65%) Project Management
9 3 (3.49%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.49%) Change Control
10 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) Perl
1 2 (2.33%) C
2 1 (1.16%) C#
2 1 (1.16%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) Python
2 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.16%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) HNC
4 2 (2.33%) HND
4 2 (2.33%) CCNP
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) NDS
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) NFS
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.16%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 21 (24.42%) Juniper
3 15 (17.44%) Velocent
4 10 (11.63%) Cisco
5 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.98%) Huawei
6 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.33%) Remedy
7 2 (2.33%) BMC
7 2 (2.33%) F5
8 1 (1.16%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.16%) CA
8 1 (1.16%) NetApp
8 1 (1.16%) StorageTek
8 1 (1.16%) Sun
8 1 (1.16%) HP