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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 60 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 97 128 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.86% 3.96% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 5.45% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 81 65
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £43.43 £20.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.15% +16.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+25.60% -14.89%
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
2556 2349 1599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.38% 72.72% 72.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1711 1549 1051
Average daily rate £399 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 92 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Wiltshire -18 32 £463 +11.98% 12
Bristol -3 23 £386 +28.75% 11
Somerset +3 15 £397 -11.83% 4
Dorset 0 10 £418 +6.36% 1
Devon -2 4 £425 +6.25%
Cornwall - 1 £230 -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 53 (32.12%) Finance
2 44 (26.67%) ITIL
3 43 (26.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (24.24%) PRINCE2
5 31 (18.79%) Project Management
6 25 (15.15%) Banking
7 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
8 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 19 (11.52%) Retail
9 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (10.30%) Business Analysis
10 17 (10.30%) Incident Management
10 17 (10.30%) Change Control
11 16 (9.70%) MS Project
12 14 (8.48%) Windows
13 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
13 13 (7.88%) Management Information System
14 12 (7.27%) Retail Banking
14 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
14 12 (7.27%) Service Management
15 11 (6.67%) Web Services
15 11 (6.67%) MS Office
15 11 (6.67%) SLA
15 11 (6.67%) Risk Management
15 11 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
15 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
16 10 (6.06%) Migration
16 10 (6.06%) .NET Framework
16 10 (6.06%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (5.45%) CMS
2 4 (2.42%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) CICS
4 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (9.70%) MS Project
2 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.67%) MS Office
4 7 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Firewall
2 6 (3.64%) Network Security
2 6 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.42%) Junos
3 4 (2.42%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (2.42%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (2.42%) LAN
4 3 (1.82%) VPN
5 2 (1.21%) WAN
5 2 (1.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.21%) MPLS
5 2 (1.21%) OSPF
5 2 (1.21%) BGP
5 2 (1.21%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.21%) IPsec
5 2 (1.21%) VLAN
5 2 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.21%) SSL
5 2 (1.21%) ISDN
5 2 (1.21%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.42%) MySQL
1 4 (2.42%) Informix
1 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (2.42%) Ingres
1 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
1 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.21%) DB2
3 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Bugzilla
1 4 (2.42%) Subversion
1 4 (2.42%) Maven
2 2 (1.21%) Ant
3 1 (0.61%) ERwin
General
1 53 (32.12%) Finance
2 25 (15.15%) Banking
3 19 (11.52%) Retail
4 12 (7.27%) Retail Banking
5 7 (4.24%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.42%) Analyst
2 36 (21.82%) Project Manager
3 20 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 18 (10.91%) Change Manager
5 12 (7.27%) Service Manager
5 12 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (7.27%) PMO Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.85%) Administrator
9 7 (4.24%) Programme Office Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Programme Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.03%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.42%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Security Administrator
12 4 (2.42%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) Web Services
2 10 (6.06%) .NET
2 10 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.42%) WCF
3 4 (2.42%) CSS
3 4 (2.42%) HTML
4 3 (1.82%) Middleware
5 2 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.61%) SOAP
6 1 (0.61%) XML
6 1 (0.61%) XSL
6 1 (0.61%) XSLT
6 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.61%) WPF
6 1 (0.61%) LINQ
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.03%) GIS
5 2 (1.21%) Clustering
5 2 (1.21%) Economics
5 2 (1.21%) Social Media
5 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.21%) PMI
5 2 (1.21%) NHS
5 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) RMADS
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) DataPower
6 1 (0.61%) Telematics
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.48%) Windows
2 9 (5.45%) Linux
3 4 (2.42%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.82%) UNIX
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) ITIL
2 43 (26.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 31 (18.79%) Project Management
5 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.30%) Business Analysis
6 17 (10.30%) Incident Management
6 17 (10.30%) Change Control
7 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
8 12 (7.27%) Service Management
9 11 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.06%) Migration
11 9 (5.45%) Project Planning
12 8 (4.85%) Resource Management
12 8 (4.85%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (4.85%) ITSM
12 8 (4.85%) PRINCE
12 8 (4.85%) CRM
12 8 (4.85%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.06%) SQL
1 10 (6.06%) C#
2 6 (3.64%) VB
3 3 (1.82%) C
4 1 (0.61%) COBOL
4 1 (0.61%) Perl
4 1 (0.61%) VBA
4 1 (0.61%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (4.24%) Degree
5 6 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.03%) MOS
6 5 (3.03%) ISEB
7 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.82%) PMP
8 3 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.82%) CISSP
8 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.82%) CCNP
9 2 (1.21%) MCSA
9 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.21%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.21%) APMP
10 1 (0.61%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) SLA
2 9 (5.45%) QA
3 7 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.64%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.82%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.82%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.61%) MiFID
6 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) yum
1 4 (2.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.85%) SAP
2 8 (4.85%) IBM
3 7 (4.24%) Oracle
3 7 (4.24%) Cisco
3 7 (4.24%) Juniper
3 7 (4.24%) Blue Coat
4 6 (3.64%) McAfee
5 4 (2.42%) Intel
5 4 (2.42%) Sourcefire
5 4 (2.42%) BMC
5 4 (2.42%) IronPort
5 4 (2.42%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.82%) F5
6 3 (1.82%) Nokia
6 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.82%) Capita
7 2 (1.21%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.21%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.21%) VMware
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