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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 59 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 97 87 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.23% 2.69% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 3.58% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 35
Average daily rate £385 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.63 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £26.00 £28.10
% change year-on-year
-20.67% -7.45%
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
2432 2428 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.88% 75.08% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1711 1607 1163
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 107 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 26 £350 -26.31% 4
Bristol +11 25 £388 -18.42% 8
Gloucestershire +19 15 £400 +1.01% 7
Dorset +12 10 £338 -19.16% 3
Somerset 0 7 £325 -7.14% 3
Devon -8 6 £513 -1.67%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 51 (30.18%) ITIL
2 50 (29.59%) Security Cleared
3 46 (27.22%) Finance
4 44 (26.04%) Project Management
5 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
5 27 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
8 20 (11.83%) Banking
8 20 (11.83%) SC Cleared
9 19 (11.24%) DV Cleared
9 19 (11.24%) Business Analysis
9 19 (11.24%) PRINCE2
10 17 (10.06%) Problem Management
11 16 (9.47%) Windows
11 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
12 15 (8.88%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (8.28%) Service Management
13 14 (8.28%) Web Services
14 13 (7.69%) Configuration Management
14 13 (7.69%) Migration
14 13 (7.69%) Release Management
15 12 (7.10%) Data Centre
15 12 (7.10%) Replication
15 12 (7.10%) Business Continuity
15 12 (7.10%) Linux
15 12 (7.10%) Cisco
16 11 (6.51%) Service Delivery
16 11 (6.51%) Resource Management
16 11 (6.51%) APMP

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.96%) CMS
2 5 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.96%) EPiServer CMS
2 5 (2.96%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.78%) JBoss
3 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.33%) MS Office
3 6 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.78%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.14%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (4.14%) Firewall
1 7 (4.14%) Wireless
2 6 (3.55%) Internet
2 6 (3.55%) VLAN
3 4 (2.37%) MPLS
3 4 (2.37%) VoIP
3 4 (2.37%) WAN
4 3 (1.78%) HTTP
4 3 (1.78%) LAN
4 3 (1.78%) SAN
4 3 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.18%) BGP
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.18%) IPsec
5 2 (1.18%) Network Security
5 2 (1.18%) OSPF
5 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
1 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.18%) Informix
3 2 (1.18%) Ingres
3 2 (1.18%) MySQL
3 2 (1.18%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.59%) MS Access
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) QlikView
4 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.18%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.18%) Maven
2 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 46 (27.22%) Finance
2 20 (11.83%) Banking
3 4 (2.37%) Back Office
3 4 (2.37%) Retail
3 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Front Office
5 1 (0.59%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (17.16%) Project Manager
2 25 (14.79%) Analyst
3 17 (10.06%) Developer
4 15 (8.88%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 8 (4.73%) Architect
6 8 (4.73%) Business Change Manager
6 8 (4.73%) Business Manager
6 8 (4.73%) Coordinator
6 8 (4.73%) Implementation Manager
6 8 (4.73%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.14%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) Administrator
8 6 (3.55%) Consultant
8 6 (3.55%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) NHS Project Manager
8 6 (3.55%) Service Analyst
9 5 (2.96%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.96%) NHS Business Analyst
9 5 (2.96%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.28%) Web Services
2 8 (4.73%) CSS
2 8 (4.73%) HTML
3 7 (4.14%) .NET
4 6 (3.55%) XML
5 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.96%) RESTful
5 5 (2.96%) Spring
5 5 (2.96%) WCF
6 3 (1.78%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.78%) Middleware
6 3 (1.78%) React
7 2 (1.18%) SOAP
8 1 (0.59%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.10%) Replication
4 7 (4.14%) NHS
5 3 (1.78%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.18%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) PMI
6 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.59%) Biology
7 1 (0.59%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.59%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.59%) Informatics
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Windows
2 12 (7.10%) Linux
3 4 (2.37%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.18%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) CentOS
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) CatOS
6 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.59%) Unix
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.18%) ITIL
2 44 (26.04%) Project Management
3 27 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (11.24%) Business Analysis
4 19 (11.24%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.06%) Problem Management
6 14 (8.28%) Service Management
7 13 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.69%) Migration
7 13 (7.69%) Release Management
8 12 (7.10%) Business Continuity
9 11 (6.51%) Resource Management
9 11 (6.51%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.92%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.92%) Information Management
10 10 (5.92%) Open Source
10 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (5.33%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.33%) Java
2 8 (4.73%) SQL
3 6 (3.55%) C#
4 4 (2.37%) C
5 3 (1.78%) Groovy
5 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.18%) Python
6 2 (1.18%) VB
6 2 (1.18%) VBA
7 1 (0.59%) C++
7 1 (0.59%) COBOL
7 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (29.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.24%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.88%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (6.51%) APMP
6 10 (5.92%) CCNP
6 10 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.33%) CCNA
8 6 (3.55%) ISEB
8 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.96%) Degree
9 5 (2.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (2.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (1.78%) MCSA
11 3 (1.78%) MCSE
12 2 (1.18%) CCIE
12 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.59%) MOS
13 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) QA
2 8 (4.73%) SLA
3 5 (2.96%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.37%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.18%) P3O
6 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) vCloud
1 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.78%) Firmware
3 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.18%) vMotion
2 2 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.10%) Cisco
3 7 (4.14%) HP
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle
5 5 (2.96%) BMC
5 5 (2.96%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.96%) SonicWALL
5 5 (2.96%) VMware
6 4 (2.37%) Juniper
7 3 (1.78%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.78%) Google
7 3 (1.78%) SAP
8 2 (1.18%) Actimize
8 2 (1.18%) Citrix
8 2 (1.18%) EMC
8 2 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (1.18%) Intel
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.18%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.18%) Sun
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