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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 44 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 114 145 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.58% 4.37% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 5.69% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 87 77
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £226 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £479 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -35.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.00%
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
2441 2547 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.59% 76.79% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1570 1059
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 112 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +11 34 £450 +21.45% 10
Bristol -6 25 £375 -6.25% 14
Dorset +15 18 £409 +10.47% 1
Devon +2 11 £375 -9.09% 1
Somerset -10 10 £550 +38.36% 3
Gloucestershire -25 6 £315 -1.56% 3
Cornwall - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 79 (42.70%) Finance
2 54 (29.19%) ITIL
3 43 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (22.16%) PRINCE2
5 32 (17.30%) Project Management
5 32 (17.30%) Retail
5 32 (17.30%) Security Cleared
6 31 (16.76%) Banking
7 27 (14.59%) Business Analysis
7 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
7 27 (14.59%) Business Transformation
8 26 (14.05%) MS Project
9 25 (13.51%) Retail Banking
10 22 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (10.81%) Service Management
12 19 (10.27%) SLA
13 17 (9.19%) SC Cleared
14 16 (8.65%) MS Excel
15 15 (8.11%) PRINCE
16 14 (7.57%) Risk Management
16 14 (7.57%) Change Control
17 13 (7.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (6.49%) Migration
19 11 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
19 11 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
20 10 (5.41%) MS Office
20 10 (5.41%) SAP
20 10 (5.41%) VMware
20 10 (5.41%) Management Information System
21 9 (4.86%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.70%) JBoss
2 5 (2.70%) Apache
2 5 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (2.16%) SAS
3 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) CICS
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) MS Project
2 16 (8.65%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.41%) MS Office
4 4 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.16%) SAP CO
1 4 (2.16%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.62%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.08%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.08%) assyst
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.62%) SAN
1 3 (1.62%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.08%) ATM
2 2 (1.08%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) DHCP
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) SSL
3 1 (0.54%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.54%) DB2
3 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.08%) Hudson
1 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.54%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 79 (42.70%) Finance
2 32 (17.30%) Retail
3 31 (16.76%) Banking
4 25 (13.51%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.70%) Marketing
6 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (20.54%) Analyst
2 34 (18.38%) Project Manager
3 26 (14.05%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.35%) Change Manager
5 11 (5.95%) Consultant
6 10 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (4.86%) Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.32%) Administrator
8 8 (4.32%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.32%) Programme Office Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) Programme Analyst
9 7 (3.78%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (2.70%) Programme Planner
10 5 (2.70%) Head of Operations
11 4 (2.16%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 4 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) Web Services
2 5 (2.70%) XML
2 5 (2.70%) .NET
3 4 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (1.62%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.62%) XSLT
4 3 (1.62%) LINQ
5 2 (1.08%) Middleware
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.54%) COM
6 1 (0.54%) SOAP
6 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.54%) JFC
6 1 (0.54%) WPF
6 1 (0.54%) XSL
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.16%) NHS
3 4 (2.16%) Open Source
4 3 (1.62%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.08%) CMDB
5 2 (1.08%) Clustering
5 2 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.54%) Economics
6 1 (0.54%) PDA
6 1 (0.54%) Statistics
6 1 (0.54%) IVR
6 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) RMADS
6 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.54%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.32%) Windows
2 5 (2.70%) Linux
2 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.08%) UNIX
5 2 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) AIX
6 1 (0.54%) zOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.19%) ITIL
2 43 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (22.16%) PRINCE2
4 32 (17.30%) Project Management
5 27 (14.59%) Business Analysis
5 27 (14.59%) Business Transformation
6 22 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (10.81%) Service Management
8 15 (8.11%) PRINCE
9 14 (7.57%) Risk Management
9 14 (7.57%) Change Control
10 12 (6.49%) Migration
11 11 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (4.86%) Scrum
12 9 (4.86%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.32%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.32%) Programme Management
13 8 (4.32%) Release Management
13 8 (4.32%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.32%) SQL
2 5 (2.70%) VB
3 4 (2.16%) Perl
3 4 (2.16%) Python
3 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.16%) Ruby
3 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.62%) VBA
4 3 (1.62%) C
4 3 (1.62%) C#
5 2 (1.08%) Java
5 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.54%) COBOL
6 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 32 (17.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.86%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.32%) Degree
7 6 (3.24%) MOS
8 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.16%) RHCE
9 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.16%) APMP
9 4 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.08%) CISSP
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.54%) MCSE
11 1 (0.54%) MCSA
11 1 (0.54%) ISEB
11 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ACCA
11 1 (0.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) FATCA
4 1 (0.54%) COREP
4 1 (0.54%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.16%) vSphere
2 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.54%) Netcool
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.41%) SAP
2 10 (5.41%) VMware
3 6 (3.24%) IBM
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle
4 5 (2.70%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.70%) hybris
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.62%) Citrix
7 2 (1.08%) Capita
8 1 (0.54%) Google
8 1 (0.54%) Saba
8 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) McAfee
8 1 (0.54%) Niku
8 1 (0.54%) BT
8 1 (0.54%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas
8 1 (0.54%) Lotus
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