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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 49 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 120 72 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.58% 3.19% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 4.49% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 88
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.23 £12.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% +41.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.23 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £17.23 £23.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
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
2454 1603 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.14% 71.09% 69.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1076 1290
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 79 154
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 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
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 23 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 +18 50 £432 +4.47% 12
Bristol -14 20 £275 -30.55% 8
Somerset -1 16 £425 -15.00% 6
Gloucestershire -9 12 £325 -9.72% 5
Dorset +4 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 23 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 91 (39.39%) Finance
2 82 (35.50%) Project Management
3 42 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 42 (18.18%) Retail
4 39 (16.88%) Microsoft
5 38 (16.45%) ITIL
5 38 (16.45%) Banking
6 36 (15.58%) Security Cleared
7 34 (14.72%) MS Project
8 32 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (12.55%) Retail Banking
10 25 (10.82%) SC Cleared
11 23 (9.96%) Business Analysis
11 23 (9.96%) Cisco
12 21 (9.09%) Change Control
13 20 (8.66%) SLA
13 20 (8.66%) Programme Management
14 19 (8.23%) Risk Management
14 19 (8.23%) Management Information System
14 19 (8.23%) Windows
14 19 (8.23%) MS Excel
14 19 (8.23%) SAP
15 18 (7.79%) Service Management
15 18 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (7.36%) Service Delivery
17 16 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (6.49%) Juniper
18 15 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (6.49%) Business Transformation
19 14 (6.06%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.16%) SAS
2 5 (2.16%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (14.72%) MS Project
2 19 (8.23%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.33%) MS Office
4 5 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Summit
2 3 (1.30%) assyst
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) WAN
1 10 (4.33%) Firewall
2 7 (3.03%) LAN
3 6 (2.60%) BGP
4 5 (2.16%) SAN
4 5 (2.16%) VPN
4 5 (2.16%) VLAN
5 3 (1.30%) SSL
5 3 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.30%) MPLS
5 3 (1.30%) OSPF
5 3 (1.30%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.87%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.87%) Wireless
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.43%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.30%) Base SAS
2 3 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (39.39%) Finance
2 42 (18.18%) Retail
3 38 (16.45%) Banking
4 29 (12.55%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.03%) Back Office
5 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.16%) Front Office
6 5 (2.16%) Marketing
7 4 (1.73%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (27.71%) Analyst
2 56 (24.24%) Project Manager
3 27 (11.69%) PMO Analyst
4 19 (8.23%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.49%) Programme Manager
5 15 (6.49%) Change Manager
5 15 (6.49%) Programme Analyst
5 15 (6.49%) Programme Office Analyst
6 11 (4.76%) SAP Manager
7 9 (3.90%) Deployment Manager
8 8 (3.46%) PMO Manager
9 7 (3.03%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.03%) Programme Office Manager
9 7 (3.03%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.03%) Consultant
10 6 (2.60%) Administrator
10 6 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.16%) Support Technician
11 5 (2.16%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.16%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) J2EE
2 1 (0.43%) CSS
2 1 (0.43%) JDBC
2 1 (0.43%) SOAP
2 1 (0.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) XML
2 1 (0.43%) Middleware
2 1 (0.43%) Spring
2 1 (0.43%) Ajax
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.23%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.06%) Economics
4 8 (3.46%) PMI
5 5 (2.16%) NHS
6 4 (1.73%) CMDB
7 3 (1.30%) Firmware
7 3 (1.30%) FMCG
8 2 (0.87%) Statistics
8 2 (0.87%) Informatics
8 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) Open Source
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.23%) Windows
2 13 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.30%) UNIX
7 1 (0.43%) Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.50%) Project Management
2 42 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 38 (16.45%) ITIL
4 32 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (9.96%) Business Analysis
6 21 (9.09%) Change Control
7 20 (8.66%) Programme Management
8 19 (8.23%) Risk Management
9 18 (7.79%) Service Management
10 17 (7.36%) Service Delivery
11 16 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.49%) Business Transformation
13 14 (6.06%) Problem Management
13 14 (6.06%) Project Planning
13 14 (6.06%) PRINCE
14 12 (5.19%) Portfolio Management
15 11 (4.76%) Coaching
15 11 (4.76%) Test Scripting
16 9 (3.90%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.16%) SQL
2 3 (1.30%) VB
2 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.87%) C
3 2 (0.87%) C#
3 2 (0.87%) Java
4 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.03%) ISEB
6 7 (3.03%) Degree
7 6 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.60%) CCNP
8 5 (2.16%) CCNA
9 4 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.30%) PMP
10 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.87%) MCP
11 2 (0.87%) MCSE
11 2 (0.87%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.87%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.87%) MCITP
11 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) SLA
2 12 (5.19%) QA
3 6 (2.60%) P3O
4 5 (2.16%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.73%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.73%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.30%) FATCA
7 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.43%) BS15000
8 1 (0.43%) COBIT
8 1 (0.43%) COREP
8 1 (0.43%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (1.73%) vSphere
2 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) XenServer
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.73%) Netcool
1 4 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.96%) Cisco
3 19 (8.23%) SAP
4 15 (6.49%) Juniper
5 9 (3.90%) F5
6 8 (3.46%) Citrix
6 8 (3.46%) McAfee
7 7 (3.03%) HP
8 6 (2.60%) IBM
9 4 (1.73%) EMC
10 3 (1.30%) Niku
11 2 (0.87%) Intel
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle
11 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.87%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.43%) Google
12 1 (0.43%) IronPort
12 1 (0.43%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.43%) NetQoS
12 1 (0.43%) RightFax
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