The first table below looks at the demand for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 24 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 Somerset 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 32 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 18 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.95% 3.61% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 5.65% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -36.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £275 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +17.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 124 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.07% 63.92% 68.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 71 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Management
South West

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Taunton -14 7 £308 - 4
Bath - 1 - - 1
Change Management
South West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 17 (43.59%) ITIL
1 17 (43.59%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Retail
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.08%) ISEB
5 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
5 7 (17.95%) SAP
6 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.38%) SLA
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (15.38%) Process Management
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.82%) Finance
7 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) ITSM
8 4 (10.26%) SAN
8 4 (10.26%) Citrix
8 4 (10.26%) SOA

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) assyst
2 1 (2.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.26%) Front Office
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Service Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Transition Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
4 5 (12.82%) SAP Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Deployment Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
1 17 (43.59%) Project Management
2 10 (25.64%) Service Management
3 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.38%) Process Management
3 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.82%) ITSM
5 4 (10.26%) SOA
5 4 (10.26%) UML
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Use Case
5 4 (10.26%) SWOT Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.26%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) ISEB
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (7.69%) MCP
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (5.13%) MCSE
6 2 (5.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) SAP
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Mitel
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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