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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 54 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Change Management 116 67 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.45% 2.93% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 4.09% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 89
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.23 £12.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% +41.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.23 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £17.23 £23.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
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
2475 1640 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.57% 71.65% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1113 1257
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 85 153
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
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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 47 £413 +1.22% 17
Bristol -12 21 £300 -24.24% 6
Gloucestershire -10 14 £325 -9.72% 5
Somerset 0 12 £438 -12.50% 5
Dorset -2 10 £346 +2.59%
Devon -17 6 £436 -20.68%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 90 (40.00%) Finance
2 78 (34.67%) Project Management
3 42 (18.67%) PRINCE2
4 39 (17.33%) Microsoft
4 39 (17.33%) Retail
5 37 (16.44%) ITIL
6 36 (16.00%) Banking
6 36 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 33 (14.67%) MS Project
8 31 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (12.44%) Retail Banking
10 26 (11.56%) SC Cleared
11 23 (10.22%) Business Analysis
11 23 (10.22%) Cisco
12 21 (9.33%) Windows
13 20 (8.89%) SAP
13 20 (8.89%) SLA
13 20 (8.89%) Risk Management
13 20 (8.89%) Programme Management
13 20 (8.89%) Change Control
14 19 (8.44%) MS Excel
15 18 (8.00%) Management Information System
16 17 (7.56%) Service Management
16 17 (7.56%) Service Delivery
17 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (6.67%) Juniper
18 15 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (6.22%) PRINCE
19 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (2.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (2.67%) SAS
2 5 (2.22%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (14.67%) MS Project
2 19 (8.44%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.44%) MS Office
4 5 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Summit
2 3 (1.33%) assyst
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) WAN
1 10 (4.44%) Firewall
2 7 (3.11%) LAN
2 7 (3.11%) SAN
3 6 (2.67%) BGP
4 5 (2.22%) VLAN
5 4 (1.78%) VPN
6 3 (1.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.33%) MPLS
6 3 (1.33%) OSPF
7 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.89%) DNS
7 2 (0.89%) SSL
7 2 (0.89%) Wireless
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.89%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.44%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.78%) Base SAS
2 4 (1.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (1.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 90 (40.00%) Finance
2 39 (17.33%) Retail
3 36 (16.00%) Banking
4 28 (12.44%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.11%) Back Office
5 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.22%) Front Office
6 5 (2.22%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Legal
8 2 (0.89%) Military
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (28.00%) Analyst
2 55 (24.44%) Project Manager
3 26 (11.56%) PMO Analyst
4 18 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.22%) Programme Manager
5 14 (6.22%) Programme Office Analyst
5 14 (6.22%) Programme Analyst
6 13 (5.78%) Change Manager
7 11 (4.89%) SAP Manager
8 9 (4.00%) Deployment Manager
9 8 (3.56%) PMO Manager
10 7 (3.11%) Service Manager
10 7 (3.11%) Consultant
10 7 (3.11%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.11%) Programme Office Manager
11 6 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.67%) Administrator
12 5 (2.22%) Support Technician
12 5 (2.22%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) J2EE
2 1 (0.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) Spring
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.78%) Economics
4 8 (3.56%) PMI
5 4 (1.78%) NHS
6 3 (1.33%) CMDB
6 3 (1.33%) FMCG
6 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.89%) iPhone
7 2 (0.89%) iPad
7 2 (0.89%) Statistics
7 2 (0.89%) Informatics
8 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.44%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.33%) Windows
2 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.33%) UNIX
7 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.89%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.67%) Project Management
2 42 (18.67%) PRINCE2
3 37 (16.44%) ITIL
4 31 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (10.22%) Business Analysis
6 20 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 20 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 20 (8.89%) Change Control
7 17 (7.56%) Service Delivery
7 17 (7.56%) Service Management
8 15 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.22%) Project Planning
9 14 (6.22%) PRINCE
9 14 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (6.22%) Business Transformation
10 13 (5.78%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.33%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (4.89%) Test Scripting
13 10 (4.44%) Coaching
14 9 (4.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.22%) SQL
2 3 (1.33%) VB
3 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.89%) C
3 2 (0.89%) C#
3 2 (0.89%) Java
3 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.67%) CCNP
6 6 (2.67%) ISEB
7 5 (2.22%) Degree
7 5 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.22%) CCNA
8 4 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.33%) PMP
9 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.89%) MCP
10 2 (0.89%) MCSE
10 2 (0.89%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.89%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.89%) MCITP
10 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.89%) SLA
2 12 (5.33%) QA
3 6 (2.67%) P3O
4 5 (2.22%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.78%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.78%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.33%) FATCA
7 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.44%) BS15000
8 1 (0.44%) COBIT
8 1 (0.44%) COREP
8 1 (0.44%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.78%) vSphere
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.33%) Firmware
4 2 (0.89%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.89%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) XenServer
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Netcool
1 4 (1.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.22%) Cisco
3 20 (8.89%) SAP
4 15 (6.67%) Juniper
5 9 (4.00%) F5
6 8 (3.56%) McAfee
6 8 (3.56%) Citrix
7 7 (3.11%) HP
8 6 (2.67%) IBM
9 4 (1.78%) EMC
10 3 (1.33%) Intel
10 3 (1.33%) Niku
11 2 (0.89%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.89%) RightFax
11 2 (0.89%) IronPort
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle
11 2 (0.89%) Remedy
12 1 (0.44%) Avaya
12 1 (0.44%) Informatica
12 1 (0.44%) Nokia
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