The first table below looks at the demand for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 55 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1757 1868 2118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.34% 3.73% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 5.11% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1075 1213
Average daily rate
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£400 £401 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 54
Average hourly rate £31.74 £21.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.63% -6.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £13.87 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.90 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+48.83% +22.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39028 36522 40170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.08% 72.85% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24228 22021 22957
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1067 1398
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management within the UK.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management within the UK.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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
England -6 1580 £413 -0.60% 361
London -12 731 £461 +7.26% 140
South East -2 290 £375 -6.25% 86
City of London -9 153 £450 +5.88% 55
South West -13 120 £375 -0.13% 31
Scotland +5 101 £373 -6.71% 20
North West -3 92 £401 +17.08% 19
West Midlands +7 89 £400 +14.28% 22
Berkshire +14 79 £381 -1.61% 23
Yorkshire -14 78 £350 -6.66% 27
East of England -9 72 £388 - 18
West Yorkshire -5 61 £350 -12.50% 21
East Midlands -4 54 £450 +5.88% 11
Buckinghamshire -15 53 £375 +25.00% 8
Hampshire -3 49 £375 -3.22% 13
Swindon +9 48 £400 +0.62% 6
Wiltshire -1 48 £400 +6.52% 9
Surrey -1 47 £335 -25.55% 12
Milton Keynes -1 46 £373 +24.16% 6
Leeds -1 41 £350 -12.50% 15
Manchester +12 36 £415 +33.87% 8
Cheshire +1 36 £401 +1.51% 2
Wales -10 32 £375 -1.31% 7
Birmingham -1 30 £345 +6.00% 8
South Wales -5 29 £375 -1.31% 7
Glasgow +7 26 £345 -13.75% 6
Reading +5 26 £375 +2.73% 13
Bristol -22 25 £328 -12.53% 7
Edinburgh -23 25 £384 -3.09% 6
Northamptonshire -9 24 £475 -0.05% 2

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1183 (31.03%) Finance
2 1083 (28.41%) Project Management
3 738 (19.36%) ITIL
4 598 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 584 (15.32%) Banking
6 526 (13.80%) PRINCE2
7 499 (13.09%) Microsoft
8 466 (12.22%) Windows
9 341 (8.95%) MS Excel
10 336 (8.81%) Oracle
11 306 (8.03%) Service Management
12 304 (7.97%) SQL
13 300 (7.87%) SAP
14 299 (7.84%) Business Analysis
15 296 (7.76%) Security Cleared
16 293 (7.69%) Degree
17 289 (7.58%) Retail
18 279 (7.32%) MS Project
19 274 (7.19%) Service Delivery
20 265 (6.95%) Configuration Management
21 264 (6.93%) Migration
22 256 (6.72%) MS Office
23 247 (6.48%) UNIX
24 233 (6.11%) Management Information System
25 229 (6.01%) Risk Management
25 229 (6.01%) Linux
25 229 (6.01%) Project Planning
26 225 (5.90%) Incident Management
27 211 (5.54%) SharePoint
28 207 (5.43%) Programme Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 211 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 62 (1.63%) MS Exchange
3 48 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 41 (1.08%) IIS
5 40 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 40 (1.05%) MS Project Server
6 36 (0.94%) Lync
7 29 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 28 (0.73%) Apache
8 28 (0.73%) CMS
9 26 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 20 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.47%) SAS
15 18 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 341 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 279 (7.32%) MS Project
3 256 (6.72%) MS Office
4 143 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 128 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.21%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.16%) CATIA
9 4 (0.10%) Windchill
10 3 (0.079%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.052%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.026%) SPSS
12 1 (0.026%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 64 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 42 (1.10%) SAP SRM
3 31 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 30 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 21 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 18 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
10 16 (0.42%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.39%) SAP HR
12 13 (0.34%) assyst
13 12 (0.31%) RMDS
13 12 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
14 10 (0.26%) SAP FI
14 10 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
14 10 (0.26%) SAP CO
14 10 (0.26%) SAP PM
14 10 (0.26%) SAP QM
15 9 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.02%) SaaS
2 18 (0.47%) Office 365
3 12 (0.31%) IaaS
4 10 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.24%) PaaS
6 8 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.18%) Taleo
8 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.052%) Force.com
9 2 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.026%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 141 (3.70%) Firewall
2 125 (3.28%) DNS
3 89 (2.33%) SAN
4 83 (2.18%) WAN
5 81 (2.12%) TCP/IP
6 62 (1.63%) LAN
7 55 (1.44%) LDAP
8 53 (1.39%) DHCP
9 52 (1.36%) Internet
10 45 (1.18%) MPLS
11 37 (0.97%) VPN
12 33 (0.87%) Network Security
13 31 (0.81%) 4G
13 31 (0.81%) Intranet
14 26 (0.68%) VoIP
14 26 (0.68%) BGP
14 26 (0.68%) SS7
15 25 (0.66%) Wireless
15 25 (0.66%) HTTP
15 25 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.73%) Oracle Database
3 60 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 45 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (0.84%) MySQL
7 31 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (0.76%) DTS
9 28 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 25 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (0.66%) SAP BW
12 22 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
13 21 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (0.55%) OLAP
14 20 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (0.45%) DB2
16 16 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 47 (1.23%) Subversion
2 38 (1.00%) JIRA
3 20 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 18 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 18 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
5 16 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.21%) Maven
7 8 (0.21%) Serena SBM
8 7 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.13%) Introscope
9 5 (0.13%) ERwin
10 4 (0.10%) MSI
10 4 (0.10%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.10%) Rational Rose
11 3 (0.079%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.079%) Ant
11 3 (0.079%) WinRunner
General
1 1183 (31.03%) Finance
2 584 (15.32%) Banking
3 289 (7.58%) Retail
4 193 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 141 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 107 (2.81%) Retail Banking
7 103 (2.70%) Back Office
8 102 (2.68%) Manufacturing
9 96 (2.52%) Front Office
10 88 (2.31%) Legal
11 68 (1.78%) Marketing
12 66 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 54 (1.42%) Financial Institution
14 52 (1.36%) Local Government
15 39 (1.02%) Publishing
16 30 (0.79%) Billing
17 27 (0.71%) German Language
18 26 (0.68%) Advertising
19 21 (0.55%) Law
20 18 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 969 (25.42%) Analyst
2 727 (19.07%) Project Manager
3 484 (12.70%) Business Analyst
4 293 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 217 (5.69%) Consultant
6 126 (3.31%) Developer
7 116 (3.04%) Change Analyst
8 111 (2.91%) Business Manager
9 105 (2.75%) Administrator
10 103 (2.70%) Senior Manager
11 102 (2.68%) Programme Manager
12 95 (2.49%) Service Manager
13 93 (2.44%) Architect
14 83 (2.18%) PMO Analyst
15 77 (2.02%) Support Analyst
16 76 (1.99%) Business Change Manager
17 74 (1.94%) SAP Manager
18 67 (1.76%) Senior Project Manager
18 67 (1.76%) Senior Analyst
18 67 (1.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (2.33%) .NET
2 83 (2.18%) Web Services
3 56 (1.47%) Middleware
4 51 (1.34%) XML
5 43 (1.13%) HTML
6 42 (1.10%) SOAP
7 40 (1.05%) J2EE
8 29 (0.76%) Rendezvous
9 25 (0.66%) CSS
10 19 (0.50%) ASP.NET
11 18 (0.47%) jQuery
12 15 (0.39%) LAMP
13 14 (0.37%) REST
13 14 (0.37%) Android SDK
14 12 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (0.31%) HTML5
15 11 (0.29%) XSLT
16 10 (0.26%) .NET Framework
17 9 (0.24%) BAPI
17 9 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 233 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 82 (2.15%) PMI
3 71 (1.86%) NHS
4 58 (1.52%) CMDB
5 50 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 47 (1.23%) Economics
7 46 (1.21%) FMCG
8 45 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 45 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 45 (1.18%) Clustering
9 44 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 38 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 33 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (0.68%) Derivative
13 22 (0.58%) Replication
14 19 (0.50%) N-Tier
15 18 (0.47%) Equities
16 16 (0.42%) Credit Risk
17 15 (0.39%) Visualisation
18 14 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 466 (12.22%) Windows
2 247 (6.48%) UNIX
3 229 (6.01%) Linux
4 155 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 110 (2.89%) Windows 7
7 65 (1.71%) Solaris
8 59 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 44 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (1.02%) AIX
12 24 (0.63%) Android
13 22 (0.58%) SUSE
14 12 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.29%) VMS
16 10 (0.26%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.16%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.16%) MVS
17 6 (0.16%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1083 (28.41%) Project Management
2 738 (19.36%) ITIL
3 598 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 526 (13.80%) PRINCE2
5 306 (8.03%) Service Management
6 299 (7.84%) Business Analysis
7 274 (7.19%) Service Delivery
8 265 (6.95%) Configuration Management
9 264 (6.93%) Migration
10 229 (6.01%) Risk Management
10 229 (6.01%) Project Planning
11 225 (5.90%) Incident Management
12 207 (5.43%) Programme Management
13 192 (5.04%) Problem Management
14 191 (5.01%) Change Control
15 185 (4.85%) ERP
16 155 (4.07%) CRM
17 153 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 152 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
19 149 (3.91%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 304 (7.97%) SQL
2 152 (3.99%) Java
3 83 (2.18%) Perl
4 82 (2.15%) C
5 78 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 59 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 37 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 33 (0.87%) C#
9 27 (0.71%) PHP
9 27 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 26 (0.68%) Python
11 23 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 17 (0.45%) VB
13 14 (0.37%) VBScript
14 11 (0.29%) VBA
15 10 (0.26%) Korn
16 9 (0.24%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.21%) COBOL
17 8 (0.21%) ABAP
18 7 (0.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 296 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 293 (7.69%) Degree
3 184 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 138 (3.62%) PMI Certification
5 96 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 77 (2.02%) PMP
7 74 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 65 (1.71%) ISEB
9 64 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 61 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 57 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 47 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 39 (1.02%) CCNP
14 36 (0.94%) CCNA
15 27 (0.71%) MCSE
16 21 (0.55%) MCTS
16 21 (0.55%) MCITP
17 20 (0.52%) ISTQB
18 19 (0.50%) MCSA
19 18 (0.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (4.33%) SLA
2 157 (4.12%) QA
3 31 (0.81%) P3O
4 25 (0.66%) EMIR
4 25 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 20 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.50%) COBIT
7 16 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.31%) FATCA
10 10 (0.26%) Basel III
11 9 (0.24%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.18%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
13 6 (0.16%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.13%) GxP
14 5 (0.13%) MiFID
14 5 (0.13%) Basel II
15 4 (0.10%) AIFMD
System Software
1 163 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 89 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.76%) XenApp
4 27 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 22 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (0.50%) vSphere
8 18 (0.47%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.18%) NFS
13 6 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.13%) vCloud
14 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.13%) XenServer
15 4 (0.10%) Varnish
16 3 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.079%) UAG
16 3 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 44 (1.15%) SCCM
2 40 (1.05%) SCOM
3 29 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (0.58%) Tivoli
4 22 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 17 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 16 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (0.34%) HP SIM
8 12 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (0.29%) BladeLogic
9 11 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.26%) Netcool
10 10 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 9 (0.24%) Puppet
11 9 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
11 9 (0.24%) Unicenter
11 9 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 499 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 336 (8.81%) Oracle
3 300 (7.87%) SAP
4 156 (4.09%) Cisco
5 137 (3.59%) VMware
6 135 (3.54%) Citrix
7 122 (3.20%) HP
8 78 (2.05%) Remedy
9 70 (1.84%) IBM
10 68 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 61 (1.60%) EMC
12 56 (1.47%) Juniper
13 51 (1.34%) CA
14 47 (1.23%) Siebel
15 42 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
16 41 (1.08%) BMC
17 38 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
18 37 (0.97%) CheckPoint
19 33 (0.87%) TIBCO
19 33 (0.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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