The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 52 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 326 256 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.27% 3.02% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 4.27% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 138 147
Average daily rate
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£374 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Average hourly rate £17.68 £175.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.90% +1066.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £51.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.74 £175.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +62.50%
Change Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7286 5994 6023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.01% 70.69% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4103 3270 2926
Average daily rate £386 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 232 350
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +21 79 £350 -14.37% 14
Hampshire -6 75 £375 -3.22% 12
Berkshire +19 72 £325 -21.68% 14
Surrey -17 41 £425 +25.00% 9
Oxfordshire -11 22 £325 -30.70% 6
West Sussex -1 14 £350 -17.64% 3
Middlesex -1 7 £440 -17.75%
Kent -10 7 £425 +14.09% 2
East Sussex -1 3 £396 -12.00%
Sussex -4 1 £400 -11.11%
Home Counties - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 187 (30.46%) Project Management
2 168 (27.36%) Finance
3 136 (22.15%) ITIL
4 105 (17.10%) Security Cleared
5 104 (16.94%) PRINCE2
6 101 (16.45%) Microsoft
7 97 (15.80%) Windows
8 82 (13.36%) MS Excel
9 75 (12.21%) SC Cleared
10 72 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
11 70 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 63 (10.26%) Degree
13 59 (9.61%) Telecoms
14 56 (9.12%) SLA
14 56 (9.12%) Service Management
14 56 (9.12%) Service Delivery
15 54 (8.79%) Risk Management
15 54 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 53 (8.63%) VMware
17 51 (8.31%) Project Planning
18 50 (8.14%) Management Information System
19 46 (7.49%) Business Analysis
20 45 (7.33%) SAP
21 44 (7.17%) Configuration Management
22 43 (7.00%) Firewall
23 42 (6.84%) MS Office
23 42 (6.84%) Migration
24 41 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
24 41 (6.68%) Cisco
25 40 (6.51%) SharePoint

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 39 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 36 (5.86%) IIS
4 18 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.95%) Lync
5 12 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.30%) Apache
9 7 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (1.14%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.81%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.65%) Documentum
11 4 (0.65%) CMS
12 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 82 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.84%) MS Office
3 38 (6.19%) MS Project
4 31 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (3.42%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) SAP SRM
2 6 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.81%) assyst
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.49%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.49%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.30%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.33%) IaaS
3 2 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.00%) Firewall
2 29 (4.72%) DNS
3 27 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (4.40%) SAN
4 24 (3.91%) WAN
5 21 (3.42%) LAN
6 17 (2.77%) Internet
7 16 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (2.44%) BGP
8 15 (2.44%) Network Security
9 14 (2.28%) 4G
9 14 (2.28%) Broadband
9 14 (2.28%) 3G
10 13 (2.12%) NAS
11 11 (1.79%) VPN
11 11 (1.79%) DHCP
12 9 (1.47%) MPLS
12 9 (1.47%) TACACS
12 9 (1.47%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (0.81%) DB2
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.65%) MS Access
5 4 (0.65%) MySQL
5 4 (0.65%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.49%) PowerCenter
6 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.33%) QlikView
7 2 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.16%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.16%) JIRA
1 1 (0.16%) Maven
1 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 168 (27.36%) Finance
2 59 (9.61%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.40%) Banking
4 25 (4.07%) Retail
5 16 (2.61%) Billing
6 15 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.12%) Legal
8 12 (1.95%) Military
9 11 (1.79%) Local Government
10 7 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.98%) Advertising
11 6 (0.98%) Marketing
12 5 (0.81%) Publishing
13 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Back Office
13 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.33%) Electronics
14 2 (0.33%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 149 (24.27%) Project Manager
2 135 (21.99%) Analyst
3 55 (8.96%) Change Manager
4 51 (8.31%) Business Analyst
5 31 (5.05%) Consultant
6 20 (3.26%) Change Analyst
7 17 (2.77%) Business Manager
7 17 (2.77%) Programme Manager
8 16 (2.61%) Network Engineer
9 15 (2.44%) Service Manager
10 14 (2.28%) Administrator
10 14 (2.28%) Support Analyst
10 14 (2.28%) Release Manager
11 13 (2.12%) Technical Manager
11 13 (2.12%) Support Engineer
12 12 (1.95%) Security Engineer
12 12 (1.95%) Business Change Manager
13 11 (1.79%) Support Manager
13 11 (1.79%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (1.79%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.95%) .NET
2 8 (1.30%) Flash
3 7 (1.14%) Web Services
4 5 (0.81%) WAP
4 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.81%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.65%) HTML
5 4 (0.65%) CSS
5 4 (0.65%) JSP
5 4 (0.65%) XML
6 3 (0.49%) LAMP
6 3 (0.49%) SOAP
7 2 (0.33%) REST
7 2 (0.33%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.33%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.33%) J2EE
7 2 (0.33%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.33%) JMS
7 2 (0.33%) Middleware
8 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.75%) Economics
4 19 (3.09%) CMDB
5 18 (2.93%) Clustering
6 14 (2.28%) PMI
7 12 (1.95%) NHS
8 8 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.14%) CLARiiON
9 7 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.14%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.98%) DTV
10 6 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.81%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.65%) Kindle
12 4 (0.65%) Informatics
12 4 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.80%) Windows
2 54 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (5.21%) Linux
4 32 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (5.05%) UNIX
6 14 (2.28%) Windows 2000
7 13 (2.12%) Windows NT
8 12 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.30%) AIX
11 5 (0.81%) SUSE
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.65%) Solaris
13 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (30.46%) Project Management
2 136 (22.15%) ITIL
3 104 (16.94%) PRINCE2
4 70 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.12%) Service Management
5 56 (9.12%) Service Delivery
6 54 (8.79%) Risk Management
7 51 (8.31%) Project Planning
8 46 (7.49%) Business Analysis
9 44 (7.17%) Configuration Management
10 42 (6.84%) Migration
11 41 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (6.03%) Change Control
13 36 (5.86%) Incident Management
14 34 (5.54%) Programme Management
15 30 (4.89%) Release Management
16 28 (4.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 26 (4.23%) Supplier Management
17 26 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (4.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.37%) SQL
2 20 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.63%) C
4 9 (1.47%) Java
4 9 (1.47%) VB
5 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.65%) PHP
6 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.49%) VBScript
6 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.49%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.33%) C#
7 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.16%) Korn
8 1 (0.16%) Python
8 1 (0.16%) VBA
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 105 (17.10%) Security Cleared
2 75 (12.21%) SC Cleared
3 63 (10.26%) Degree
4 38 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.91%) MCSE
6 23 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (3.75%) PMI Certification
7 19 (3.09%) CCNP
7 19 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.44%) CCNA
8 15 (2.44%) MCP
9 12 (1.95%) PMP
10 11 (1.79%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.47%) CCSE
11 9 (1.47%) CCSA
11 9 (1.47%) HND
12 8 (1.30%) ISEB
13 7 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.81%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.12%) SLA
2 15 (2.44%) QA
3 7 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.49%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.49%) GxP
7 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.16%) UCITS
8 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 33 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.09%) vSphere
4 13 (2.12%) Terminal Services
5 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (1.95%) ISA Server
5 12 (1.95%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.14%) Firmware
6 7 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.98%) XenApp
8 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.49%) NDS
9 3 (0.49%) XenServer
10 2 (0.33%) vCloud
10 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.33%) UAG
11 1 (0.16%) GPFS
11 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (2.12%) BladeLogic
2 12 (1.95%) SCOM
3 9 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.98%) Netcool
6 5 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.81%) OpenView
6 5 (0.81%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.49%) Control-M
7 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) OPNET
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 101 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.63%) VMware
3 45 (7.33%) SAP
4 41 (6.68%) Cisco
5 37 (6.03%) Oracle
6 36 (5.86%) Citrix
7 29 (4.72%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.26%) HP
9 18 (2.93%) F5
9 18 (2.93%) Intel
10 16 (2.61%) Remedy
11 12 (1.95%) Juniper
12 11 (1.79%) McAfee
12 11 (1.79%) IBM
13 10 (1.63%) Nokia
14 9 (1.47%) Lotus
14 9 (1.47%) EMC
15 8 (1.30%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.14%) Blue Coat
16 7 (1.14%) CA
Surrey
Church International
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: Just now
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: disclosable on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £550+ per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £430 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol; Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago