The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 82 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Change Management 59 71 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 2.21% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.75% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 59
Median daily rate £406 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £38.00 £20.63 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.24% -22.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+57.57% -17.50%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2196 2584 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.28% 80.55% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1804 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 109 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +19 32 £413 +13.01% 2
Bristol +6 13 £380 +8.57% 1
Gloucestershire -2 9 £500 +11.11%
Somerset +19 2 £475 +47.51% 1
Devon +4 2 £315 -22.26%
Dorset -5 1 £363 - 3
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 61 (46.21%) Security Cleared
2 43 (32.58%) ITIL
3 39 (29.55%) SC Cleared
4 32 (24.24%) Finance
5 26 (19.70%) Project Management
6 20 (15.15%) VMware
7 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 18 (13.64%) DV Cleared
8 17 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (12.88%) PRINCE2
8 17 (12.88%) Windows
8 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
8 17 (12.88%) Active Directory
9 15 (11.36%) Service Management
9 15 (11.36%) Requirements Management
9 15 (11.36%) Management Information System
10 14 (10.61%) Military
10 14 (10.61%) Degree
10 14 (10.61%) HP
10 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (9.85%) SQL
11 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
11 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
12 11 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 11 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 11 (8.33%) Replication
13 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.58%) Cisco

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.03%) Confluence
3 2 (1.52%) CMS
3 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 6 (4.55%) Windchill
4 5 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.27%) MS Project
5 3 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.76%) Maximo
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.27%) IaaS
2 3 (2.27%) PaaS
2 3 (2.27%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
1 5 (3.79%) SAN
2 3 (2.27%) VoIP
3 2 (1.52%) BGP
3 2 (1.52%) DHCP
3 2 (1.52%) DMZ
3 2 (1.52%) LAN
3 2 (1.52%) MPLS
3 2 (1.52%) VLAN
3 2 (1.52%) VPN
3 2 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) IPsec
4 1 (0.76%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.76%) OSPF
4 1 (0.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) Big Data
1 7 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.55%) OLAP
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.52%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.76%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) Lumira
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.03%) Ant
2 4 (3.03%) JIRA
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.76%) ProC
4 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 32 (24.24%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Military
3 6 (4.55%) Banking
3 6 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 6 (4.55%) Retail
4 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (28.03%) Analyst
2 19 (14.39%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.82%) Administrator
6 8 (6.06%) Change Manager
6 8 (6.06%) Problem Manager
7 7 (5.30%) Change Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.03%) DBA
9 4 (3.03%) Developer
9 4 (3.03%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.52%) HTML
2 2 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
3 1 (0.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.76%) JSP
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
3 1 (0.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.33%) Replication
4 9 (6.82%) CMDB
5 6 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.55%) Physics
6 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.03%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.27%) RIA
8 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.76%) Biology
9 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.76%) iPad
9 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) NHS
9 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.88%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) Unix
3 4 (3.03%) AIX
3 4 (3.03%) Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) ITIL
2 26 (19.70%) Project Management
3 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 17 (12.88%) PRINCE2
5 15 (11.36%) Requirements Management
5 15 (11.36%) Service Management
6 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
6 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
7 11 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.82%) PLM
10 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.30%) Contingency Planning
11 7 (5.30%) ITIL V3
11 7 (5.30%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.55%) Change Control
12 6 (4.55%) UML
12 6 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.85%) SQL
2 10 (7.58%) C
3 7 (5.30%) Java
4 6 (4.55%) C++
5 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.03%) Jython
6 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.03%) VBScript
7 3 (2.27%) VBA
8 2 (1.52%) C#
8 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (46.21%) Security Cleared
2 39 (29.55%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.61%) Degree
5 11 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.03%) CCNA
7 4 (3.03%) ISEB
8 3 (2.27%) APMP
8 3 (2.27%) CCNP
8 3 (2.27%) CISA
8 3 (2.27%) CISSP
8 3 (2.27%) IIBA
9 2 (1.52%) MCP
9 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.76%) CIPD
10 1 (0.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.76%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.27%) SCCM
2 3 (2.27%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) VMware
2 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.61%) HP
4 10 (7.58%) Cisco
5 7 (5.30%) IBM
6 5 (3.79%) CA
6 5 (3.79%) SAP
7 4 (3.03%) Juniper
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle
7 4 (3.03%) Remedy
8 3 (2.27%) Citrix
8 3 (2.27%) CommVault
9 2 (1.52%) Cognos
9 2 (1.52%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.52%) Sun
10 1 (0.76%) BMC
10 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.76%) ESRI
10 1 (0.76%) OpenText