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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 69 75 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing Change Management 78 46 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.49% 1.86% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.62% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 87
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£475 £374 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £33.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +90.14%
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
2262 1757 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.25% 70.90% 69.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1136 1101
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 94 102
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +14 38 £475 +28.20% 15
Bristol -17 14 £475 +21.79% 11
Gloucestershire -13 9 £396 +41.42% 4
Devon -3 5 £528 - 1
Somerset - 5 £250 - 4
Dorset -3 3 £418 +85.55% 1
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 67 (41.61%) Finance
2 34 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (20.50%) ITIL
4 29 (18.01%) PRINCE2
4 29 (18.01%) Security Cleared
5 28 (17.39%) Project Management
6 27 (16.77%) Microsoft
7 26 (16.15%) Banking
7 26 (16.15%) Retail
8 23 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 23 (14.29%) Business Transformation
9 21 (13.04%) Retail Banking
9 21 (13.04%) MS Project
10 19 (11.80%) SC Cleared
11 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
12 17 (10.56%) Change Control
13 16 (9.94%) SLA
14 15 (9.32%) Service Delivery
14 15 (9.32%) Risk Management
15 14 (8.70%) Migration
15 14 (8.70%) Management Information System
15 14 (8.70%) PRINCE
16 13 (8.07%) Programme Management
16 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (6.83%) Windows
17 11 (6.83%) SAS
18 10 (6.21%) MS Office
18 10 (6.21%) Service Management
18 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 9 (5.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (6.83%) SAS
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) MS Project
2 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.21%) MS Office
4 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.24%) assyst
3 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.62%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.62%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) SAN
2 3 (1.86%) LAN
2 3 (1.86%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.24%) Firewall
3 2 (1.24%) WAN
3 2 (1.24%) VPN
3 2 (1.24%) DNS
3 2 (1.24%) SSL
3 2 (1.24%) MPLS
3 2 (1.24%) BGP
3 2 (1.24%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.62%) TACACS
4 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.62%) VLAN
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.62%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (3.73%) Base SAS
2 6 (3.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.24%) ZAP BI
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.62%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.86%) Hudson
1 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.62%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.62%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 67 (41.61%) Finance
2 26 (16.15%) Banking
2 26 (16.15%) Retail
3 21 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Front Office
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (25.47%) Analyst
2 28 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 18 (11.18%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.32%) Change Manager
5 11 (6.83%) Programme Manager
5 11 (6.83%) Developer
5 11 (6.83%) Consultant
5 11 (6.83%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) Programme Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) Programme Office Analyst
7 5 (3.11%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.11%) PMO Manager
7 5 (3.11%) SAS Consultant
8 4 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (1.86%) Network Analyst
9 3 (1.86%) Administrator
9 3 (1.86%) Programme Office Manager
9 3 (1.86%) Applications Developer
9 3 (1.86%) Senior Manager
9 3 (1.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.73%) XML
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.86%) LINQ
3 3 (1.86%) Web Services
3 3 (1.86%) XSLT
3 3 (1.86%) .NET
3 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) COM
4 1 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.62%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.62%) JFC
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) NHS
4 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.24%) Clustering
4 2 (1.24%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.24%) Informatics
4 2 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.24%) Economics
4 2 (1.24%) iPhone
4 2 (1.24%) iPad
5 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.62%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.62%) PDA
5 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.62%) FMCG
5 1 (0.62%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.83%) Windows
2 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.48%) UNIX
4 3 (1.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) Linux
5 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.24%) Android
5 2 (1.24%) AIX
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (20.50%) ITIL
3 29 (18.01%) PRINCE2
4 28 (17.39%) Project Management
5 23 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 23 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 17 (10.56%) Change Control
7 15 (9.32%) Service Delivery
7 15 (9.32%) Risk Management
8 14 (8.70%) PRINCE
8 14 (8.70%) Migration
9 13 (8.07%) Programme Management
9 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.21%) Service Management
11 9 (5.59%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.35%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.35%) Data Management
12 7 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.35%) ITIL V3
13 6 (3.73%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.11%) VB
2 4 (2.48%) VBA
2 4 (2.48%) SQL
3 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.86%) C
3 3 (1.86%) C#
3 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.62%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.11%) Degree
5 5 (3.11%) MOS
6 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.86%) APMP
8 2 (1.24%) ACCA
8 2 (1.24%) CIMA
8 2 (1.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.62%) MCSE
9 1 (0.62%) MCSA
9 1 (0.62%) CCNA
9 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.62%) MCTS
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.24%) FATCA
3 2 (1.24%) COREP
3 2 (1.24%) FINREP
3 2 (1.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (1.24%) Netcool
3 1 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.97%) SAP
3 6 (3.73%) IBM
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle
5 4 (2.48%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.86%) Intel
6 3 (1.86%) VMware
7 2 (1.24%) Remedy
7 2 (1.24%) IronPort
7 2 (1.24%) RightFax
7 2 (1.24%) Citrix
7 2 (1.24%) Juniper
7 2 (1.24%) HP
8 1 (0.62%) EMC
8 1 (0.62%) Sun
8 1 (0.62%) Nokia
8 1 (0.62%) Veritas
8 1 (0.62%) Lotus
8 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
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