The first table below looks at the demand for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 West 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 39 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 148 104 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.47% 4.47% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 6.38% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 113
Average daily rate £375 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.41 £14.70 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.30 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +124.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
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 West

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Wiltshire -16 33 £371 -7.08% 14
Bristol -6 30 £400 +10.34% 4
Gloucestershire +23 21 £320 - 3
Somerset +3 21 £398 -13.58%
Devon 0 14 £413 +54.20%
Cornwall -1 14 - -
Dorset -13 2 £370 -32.72% 3
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 73 (37.63%) Finance
2 56 (28.87%) Project Management
3 50 (25.77%) Microsoft
4 46 (23.71%) ITIL
5 43 (22.16%) Banking
6 40 (20.62%) Retail
6 40 (20.62%) MS Project
7 37 (19.07%) PRINCE2
8 35 (18.04%) Windows
9 33 (17.01%) Change Control
10 31 (15.98%) Retail Banking
11 27 (13.92%) Security Cleared
12 26 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (12.89%) Windows 7
14 22 (11.34%) Service Management
15 18 (9.28%) MS Office
15 18 (9.28%) MS Excel
15 18 (9.28%) Migration
16 17 (8.76%) SLA
16 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
17 15 (7.73%) Service Delivery
17 15 (7.73%) Risk Management
18 14 (7.22%) QA
18 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (6.70%) Incident Management
19 13 (6.70%) Programme Management
20 12 (6.19%) Management Information System
20 12 (6.19%) CMDB
20 12 (6.19%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (3.09%) MS Project Server
2 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.03%) Lync
4 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (20.62%) MS Project
2 18 (9.28%) MS Office
2 18 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.03%) Windchill
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Summit
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) SAN
2 5 (2.58%) Firewall
3 3 (1.55%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.55%) SSL
3 3 (1.55%) VPN
3 3 (1.55%) LDAP
3 3 (1.55%) Wireless
4 2 (1.03%) SSH
4 2 (1.03%) LAN
4 2 (1.03%) WAN
4 2 (1.03%) DNS
4 2 (1.03%) FTP
4 2 (1.03%) RFID
5 1 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) OSPF
5 1 (0.52%) BGP
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.52%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) PVCS
1 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) LSMW
General
1 73 (37.63%) Finance
2 43 (22.16%) Banking
3 40 (20.62%) Retail
4 31 (15.98%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.12%) Legal
7 6 (3.09%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.58%) Back Office
9 4 (2.06%) Advertising
10 3 (1.55%) Marketing
10 3 (1.55%) Front Office
11 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Electronics
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.52%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (22.16%) Analyst
2 31 (15.98%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.31%) PMO Analyst
4 17 (8.76%) Change Manager
5 14 (7.22%) Service Manager
6 13 (6.70%) Programme Manager
7 12 (6.19%) Programme Office Analyst
7 12 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.19%) Programme Analyst
8 10 (5.15%) Consultant
9 8 (4.12%) Business Change Manager
9 8 (4.12%) Business Manager
9 8 (4.12%) Transition Manager
9 8 (4.12%) Architect
9 8 (4.12%) Service Transition Manager
10 7 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.09%) Administrator
11 6 (3.09%) Communications Manager
12 5 (2.58%) Senior Technician
12 5 (2.58%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.06%) Web Services
2 3 (1.55%) HTML
2 3 (1.55%) .NET
2 3 (1.55%) CSS
2 3 (1.55%) XML
2 3 (1.55%) SOAP
2 3 (1.55%) Ajax
3 2 (1.03%) J2EE
4 1 (0.52%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.52%) GWT
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) EDI
4 1 (0.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.19%) Management Information System
1 12 (6.19%) CMDB
2 8 (4.12%) Economics
3 6 (3.09%) PMI
3 6 (3.09%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.09%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.06%) Statistics
4 4 (2.06%) NHS
5 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.03%) CCTV
5 2 (1.03%) Firmware
5 2 (1.03%) Wiki
6 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.52%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) DTV
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.04%) Windows
2 25 (12.89%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.64%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.58%) UNIX
7 4 (2.06%) Solaris
8 3 (1.55%) Linux
9 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.87%) Project Management
2 46 (23.71%) ITIL
3 37 (19.07%) PRINCE2
4 33 (17.01%) Change Control
5 26 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.34%) Service Management
7 18 (9.28%) Migration
8 15 (7.73%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.73%) Risk Management
9 13 (6.70%) Incident Management
9 13 (6.70%) Programme Management
10 12 (6.19%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.15%) Project Planning
11 10 (5.15%) ITSM
11 10 (5.15%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.64%) Release Management
13 8 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.12%) Business Analysis
14 7 (3.61%) ITIL V3
14 7 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.58%) SQL
2 4 (2.06%) C
3 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.55%) Java
3 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.55%) Perl
4 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (5.67%) Degree
5 10 (5.15%) ISEB
6 9 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.12%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.61%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.58%) CCNA
9 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.06%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.55%) MCSA
12 2 (1.03%) MCP
12 2 (1.03%) HND
12 2 (1.03%) MCSE
12 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.03%) APMG
13 1 (0.52%) ACCA
13 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.76%) SLA
2 14 (7.22%) QA
3 6 (3.09%) P3O
4 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.55%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.52%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.52%) COREP
5 1 (0.52%) FINREP
5 1 (0.52%) FATCA
5 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.52%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.58%) XenApp
4 4 (2.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.03%) NFS
5 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) WSUS
1 2 (1.03%) SCOM
1 2 (1.03%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.03%) SCSM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 50 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.15%) Citrix
3 8 (4.12%) Oracle
4 7 (3.61%) Cisco
4 7 (3.61%) VMware
5 4 (2.06%) Sun
6 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.55%) Avaya
6 3 (1.55%) Niku
6 3 (1.55%) NetApp
6 3 (1.55%) HP
6 3 (1.55%) SAP
6 3 (1.55%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.55%) Mitel
7 2 (1.03%) Sybase
7 2 (1.03%) StorageTek
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.52%) Sage
8 1 (0.52%) Juniper
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £205 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Personnel IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £430 - £451 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TLT
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 25 days ago