The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 49 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 339 227 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.50% 2.71% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 3.83% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 137 152
Average daily rate £360 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £260 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £81.75 £37.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.00% +158.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £62.00 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +124.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Change Management
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +32 113 £313 -12.28% 18
Buckinghamshire +5 63 £313 -10.71% 10
Hampshire +3 41 £363 -7.05% 7
Surrey -14 37 £340 -20.00% 6
West Sussex +11 25 £388 -13.88% 6
Oxfordshire +2 21 £350 -22.22% 7
Kent +7 12 £348 +19.82% 1
East Sussex -3 10 £425 +6.25% 2
Sussex -1 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £600 -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 168 (26.75%) Project Management
2 152 (24.20%) ITIL
3 144 (22.93%) Finance
4 123 (19.59%) Telecoms
5 94 (14.97%) Configuration Management
6 89 (14.17%) Windows
7 84 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 82 (13.06%) PRINCE2
9 77 (12.26%) Problem Management
10 68 (10.83%) Microsoft
11 61 (9.71%) Service Management
11 61 (9.71%) Fault Management
12 60 (9.55%) Security Cleared
13 57 (9.08%) Performance Management
13 57 (9.08%) Service Delivery
14 55 (8.76%) Degree
15 54 (8.60%) Linux
16 53 (8.44%) MS Excel
17 46 (7.32%) UNIX
17 46 (7.32%) SAP
17 46 (7.32%) MS Project
18 45 (7.17%) Migration
19 44 (7.01%) LDAP
20 41 (6.53%) VMware
21 40 (6.37%) Oracle
22 39 (6.21%) DNS
23 37 (5.89%) SLA
24 36 (5.73%) Cisco
25 35 (5.57%) MS Office
26 34 (5.41%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (2.87%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.75%) Lync
5 10 (1.59%) IIS
5 10 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (1.59%) Liferay
6 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.48%) Apache
10 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.32%) MS Project
3 35 (5.57%) MS Office
4 20 (3.18%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.48%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (2.55%) Maximo
2 11 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.11%) SAP SRM
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.32%) RMDS
8 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.16%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.01%) LDAP
2 39 (6.21%) DNS
3 27 (4.30%) SS7
3 27 (4.30%) WAN
4 25 (3.98%) 4G
5 24 (3.82%) Firewall
6 23 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 22 (3.50%) Internet
7 22 (3.50%) MPLS
7 22 (3.50%) GGSN
7 22 (3.50%) SGSN
8 20 (3.18%) L2TP
8 20 (3.18%) MGW
9 18 (2.87%) GSM
10 16 (2.55%) SAN
10 16 (2.55%) VPN
11 15 (2.39%) 3G
12 14 (2.23%) Ethernet
12 14 (2.23%) LAN
12 14 (2.23%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.55%) DTS
2 13 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (1.59%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.64%) DB2
5 4 (0.64%) MySQL
5 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.32%) DataStage
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.16%) IDOL
8 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.16%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Subversion
2 2 (0.32%) JIRA
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.16%) Introscope
3 1 (0.16%) JUnit
3 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 144 (22.93%) Finance
2 123 (19.59%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.82%) Front Office
3 24 (3.82%) Banking
4 23 (3.66%) Retail
5 22 (3.50%) Marketing
6 12 (1.91%) Legal
7 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.96%) Advertising
7 6 (0.96%) Back Office
8 4 (0.64%) Publishing
8 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.48%) German Language
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (17.99%) Analyst
2 97 (15.45%) Project Manager
3 79 (12.58%) Change Manager
4 43 (6.85%) NOC Engineer
5 39 (6.21%) Business Manager
6 32 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 32 (5.10%) Programme Manager
7 26 (4.14%) Consultant
7 26 (4.14%) Business Change Manager
8 20 (3.18%) Coordinator
9 18 (2.87%) Support Analyst
10 17 (2.71%) Deployment Analyst
11 16 (2.55%) Senior Manager
11 16 (2.55%) Change Analyst
11 16 (2.55%) Service Manager
12 14 (2.23%) Architect
12 14 (2.23%) Network Engineer
12 14 (2.23%) Project Coordinator
13 13 (2.07%) Network Support
14 12 (1.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.03%) SOAP
2 18 (2.87%) J2EE
3 17 (2.71%) Web Services
4 15 (2.39%) Middleware
5 8 (1.27%) WAP
6 6 (0.96%) .NET
7 5 (0.80%) XML
7 5 (0.80%) ODBC
8 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.16%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.16%) JSP
8 1 (0.16%) MDX
8 1 (0.16%) JSON
8 1 (0.16%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.46%) Management Information System
2 18 (2.87%) PMI
3 13 (2.07%) NHS
4 10 (1.59%) Smart Meter
5 8 (1.27%) PKI
5 8 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.11%) Economics
6 7 (1.11%) Replication
7 6 (0.96%) Clustering
7 6 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.64%) HACMP
9 4 (0.64%) Social Media
10 3 (0.48%) FMCG
10 3 (0.48%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.48%) CMDB
11 2 (0.32%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.32%) EMC Centera
11 2 (0.32%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.32%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.17%) Windows
2 54 (8.60%) Linux
3 46 (7.32%) UNIX
4 25 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.91%) AIX
6 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.43%) VMS
8 8 (1.27%) Solaris
9 6 (0.96%) SUSE
10 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.32%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (26.75%) Project Management
2 152 (24.20%) ITIL
3 94 (14.97%) Configuration Management
4 84 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (13.06%) PRINCE2
6 77 (12.26%) Problem Management
7 61 (9.71%) Service Management
7 61 (9.71%) Fault Management
8 57 (9.08%) Performance Management
8 57 (9.08%) Service Delivery
9 45 (7.17%) Migration
10 30 (4.78%) Change Control
11 29 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (4.62%) Incident Management
11 29 (4.62%) Project Planning
12 28 (4.46%) Business Analysis
12 28 (4.46%) CRM
13 27 (4.30%) ERP
14 26 (4.14%) PRINCE
15 23 (3.66%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.62%) Java
1 29 (4.62%) SQL
2 17 (2.71%) C
3 11 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.48%) Perl
5 2 (0.32%) AWK
5 2 (0.32%) PHP
5 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.32%) sed
6 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.16%) C#
6 1 (0.16%) ABAP
6 1 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 60 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 55 (8.76%) Degree
3 34 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (3.82%) PMI Certification
5 15 (2.39%) ISEB
6 14 (2.23%) PMP
7 11 (1.75%) MCP
8 10 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.43%) MCSE
9 9 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.27%) CCNP
11 5 (0.80%) HND
12 4 (0.64%) CCNA
13 3 (0.48%) CCIE
14 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.89%) SLA
2 16 (2.55%) QA
3 10 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.80%) COSO
4 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.80%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.80%) TickIT
4 5 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.80%) COBIT
5 4 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.48%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.32%) P3O
7 2 (0.32%) FATCA
8 1 (0.16%) BS15000
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 28 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.96%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.80%) KVM
6 4 (0.64%) XenApp
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.32%) SRDF
8 1 (0.16%) UAG
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) XenServer
8 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
8 1 (0.16%) Squid
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (2.07%) SCCM
2 7 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.80%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.64%) OVSD
6 3 (0.48%) SCOM
6 3 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.48%) WSUS
6 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.32%) EMC TimeFinder
7 2 (0.32%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.16%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 68 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.32%) SAP
3 41 (6.53%) VMware
4 40 (6.37%) Oracle
5 36 (5.73%) Cisco
6 34 (5.41%) Juniper
7 32 (5.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 28 (4.46%) Citrix
9 23 (3.66%) IBM
10 22 (3.50%) Velocent
10 22 (3.50%) Remedy
11 16 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.23%) Cognos
12 14 (2.23%) Business Objects
13 12 (1.91%) CA
13 12 (1.91%) McAfee
13 12 (1.91%) Huawei
14 11 (1.75%) Hyperion
14 11 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.43%) F5
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