The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 56 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1748 1790 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.23% 3.40% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 4.55% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 1136 1069
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 30
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £14.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £38.53 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -7.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
England -1 1572 £400 -3.03% 409
London -8 718 £425 -5.55% 135
South East 0 288 £400 +6.66% 72
City of London -5 170 £425 - 38
Scotland 0 122 £358 +2.14% 22
East of England +15 115 £400 -1.53% 34
Yorkshire +10 115 £375 +17.18% 22
North West +2 103 £400 +6.66% 42
West Yorkshire +9 90 £370 +16.53% 19
South West -11 76 £400 +6.66% 30
Edinburgh +29 74 £354 -16.76% 10
Hampshire +22 73 £399 -3.21% 13
Leeds +13 65 £300 -14.28% 9
West Midlands -15 65 £338 -16.66% 34
Buckinghamshire +2 58 £388 +19.23% 16
East Midlands -7 55 £425 -5.55% 23
Berkshire -29 53 £400 +2.56% 11
Hertfordshire +19 44 £413 -3.50% 15
Manchester -3 44 £400 +6.66% 29
Surrey +12 43 £400 -11.11% 5
Cambridgeshire +22 31 £315 -35.38% 7
Milton Keynes -11 31 £350 +7.69% 14
North East -9 29 £200 -20.00% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 28 £200 -19.19% 3
Tyne and Wear -7 28 £200 -20.00% 3
Northamptonshire +4 27 £425 -15.00% 5
Bristol +6 24 £389 -2.81% 9
Oxfordshire -19 24 £325 -7.14% 7
Northampton +2 23 £438 -2.77% 5
Lancashire +21 21 £350 +27.27% 2

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1087 (30.67%) Finance
2 948 (26.75%) Project Management
3 810 (22.86%) ITIL
4 561 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 524 (14.79%) Microsoft
6 471 (13.29%) PRINCE2
7 451 (12.73%) Windows
8 405 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 386 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
10 376 (10.61%) Service Management
11 364 (10.27%) Banking
12 355 (10.02%) MS Excel
13 348 (9.82%) SQL
14 337 (9.51%) Security Cleared
15 315 (8.89%) Business Analysis
16 289 (8.15%) SAP
17 275 (7.76%) Degree
18 257 (7.25%) MS Office
19 253 (7.14%) Service Delivery
20 249 (7.03%) Management Information System
21 239 (6.74%) SC Cleared
22 231 (6.52%) Migration
22 231 (6.52%) MS Project
23 226 (6.38%) Oracle
24 213 (6.01%) Risk Management
25 211 (5.95%) SLA
26 209 (5.90%) Linux
27 207 (5.84%) Cisco
28 205 (5.78%) Problem Management
29 202 (5.70%) Retail

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 168 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 89 (2.51%) MS Exchange
3 59 (1.66%) IIS
4 40 (1.13%) JBoss
4 40 (1.13%) Lync
5 38 (1.07%) WebSphere
6 32 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (0.85%) Apache
7 30 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 22 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 21 (0.59%) Confluence
9 21 (0.59%) CMS
10 19 (0.54%) MS Project Server
10 19 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (0.48%) SAS
12 15 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 355 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 257 (7.25%) MS Office
3 231 (6.52%) MS Project
4 142 (4.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 135 (3.81%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.11%) Simulink
9 3 (0.085%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.085%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.056%) Mingle
10 2 (0.056%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.028%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.028%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 32 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 24 (0.68%) RMDS
4 23 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 21 (0.59%) SAP FI
6 20 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 20 (0.56%) SAP CO
7 19 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.51%) SAP SRM
9 13 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.37%) SAP SD
10 12 (0.34%) SAP WM
10 12 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.31%) Agresso
12 9 (0.25%) SAP PLM
12 9 (0.25%) SAP CRM
13 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
13 8 (0.23%) SAP BPC
14 6 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 58 (1.64%) PaaS
2 26 (0.73%) SaaS
3 24 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.51%) Office 365
5 16 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.23%) GitHub
6 8 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.20%) IaaS
8 6 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.14%) Force.com
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.056%) Yammer
11 2 (0.056%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.056%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.056%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.028%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.028%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.028%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.92%) Firewall
2 110 (3.10%) SAN
3 86 (2.43%) DNS
4 77 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 63 (1.78%) LAN
6 60 (1.69%) DHCP
6 60 (1.69%) WAN
7 53 (1.50%) Internet
8 50 (1.41%) VPN
9 38 (1.07%) Network Security
10 34 (0.96%) Multicast
11 31 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 29 (0.82%) LDAP
13 27 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 26 (0.73%) Wireshark
15 24 (0.68%) Unified Communications
15 24 (0.68%) NAS
16 23 (0.65%) NetScaler
16 23 (0.65%) SSL
16 23 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 45 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 37 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (0.79%) SAP BW
10 28 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (0.65%) DB2
12 22 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (0.54%) MySQL
15 17 (0.48%) QlikView
16 16 (0.45%) DTS
16 16 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.34%) MS Access
17 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (1.38%) JIRA
2 47 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 35 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 33 (0.93%) Subversion
5 28 (0.79%) Maven
6 27 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 21 (0.59%) TestDirector
7 21 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 20 (0.56%) WinRunner
9 12 (0.34%) ClearQuest
10 11 (0.31%) StarTeam
11 9 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (0.25%) Introscope
12 8 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.23%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.23%) Ant
12 8 (0.23%) MSI
13 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1087 (30.67%) Finance
2 364 (10.27%) Banking
3 202 (5.70%) Retail
4 137 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 83 (2.34%) Legal
6 72 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.98%) Marketing
8 67 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 66 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 57 (1.61%) Front Office
11 53 (1.50%) Retail Banking
12 44 (1.24%) Law
13 37 (1.04%) Publishing
14 35 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.82%) Billing
16 28 (0.79%) Back Office
17 20 (0.56%) Automotive
18 18 (0.51%) Local Government
19 15 (0.42%) Advertising
20 13 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 792 (22.35%) Analyst
2 606 (17.10%) Project Manager
3 420 (11.85%) Business Analyst
4 248 (7.00%) Change Manager
5 232 (6.55%) Consultant
6 141 (3.98%) Developer
7 125 (3.53%) Business Manager
8 111 (3.13%) Administrator
9 105 (2.96%) Change Analyst
10 104 (2.93%) Service Manager
10 104 (2.93%) Architect
11 103 (2.91%) Programme Manager
12 75 (2.12%) Support Engineer
13 70 (1.98%) Business Change Manager
13 70 (1.98%) SAP Consultant
14 68 (1.92%) SAP Manager
14 68 (1.92%) Support Analyst
15 67 (1.89%) Senior Manager
16 59 (1.66%) Release Manager
17 58 (1.64%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (3.56%) .NET
2 78 (2.20%) Web Services
3 74 (2.09%) XML
4 57 (1.61%) Middleware
5 49 (1.38%) HTML
6 37 (1.04%) CSS
7 35 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 30 (0.85%) Rendezvous
9 28 (0.79%) WCF
10 27 (0.76%) Java EE
11 26 (0.73%) SOAP
12 24 (0.68%) .NET Framework
13 21 (0.59%) jQuery
14 20 (0.56%) JSP
15 16 (0.45%) J2EE
16 15 (0.42%) JSON
17 14 (0.40%) Ajax
18 13 (0.37%) Application Packaging
18 13 (0.37%) Spring
19 12 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 405 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 249 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 67 (1.89%) NHS
3 67 (1.89%) Clustering
4 65 (1.83%) User Experience
5 61 (1.72%) Economics
6 50 (1.41%) PMI
7 47 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 45 (1.27%) CMDB
9 44 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 43 (1.21%) Open Source
11 42 (1.19%) FMCG
12 35 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 33 (0.93%) Mainframe
14 32 (0.90%) Equities
14 32 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.68%) Derivative
16 22 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 21 (0.59%) PDA
17 21 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 451 (12.73%) Windows
2 209 (5.90%) Linux
3 191 (5.39%) UNIX
4 158 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (2.77%) Windows 7
7 88 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 68 (1.92%) AIX
10 61 (1.72%) Solaris
11 54 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 23 (0.65%) CentOS
12 23 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.54%) HPUX
14 17 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.40%) SUSE
16 11 (0.31%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.20%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.17%) zOS
18 6 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 948 (26.75%) Project Management
2 810 (22.86%) ITIL
3 561 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 471 (13.29%) PRINCE2
5 386 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
6 376 (10.61%) Service Management
7 315 (8.89%) Business Analysis
8 253 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 231 (6.52%) Migration
10 213 (6.01%) Risk Management
11 205 (5.78%) Problem Management
12 196 (5.53%) Incident Management
13 191 (5.39%) Release Management
14 183 (5.16%) Programme Management
15 175 (4.94%) Configuration Management
16 166 (4.68%) Project Planning
17 152 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 136 (3.84%) ERP
19 129 (3.64%) Change Control
20 126 (3.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 348 (9.82%) SQL
2 179 (5.05%) Java
3 88 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 87 (2.45%) C#
5 60 (1.69%) Perl
6 55 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 55 (1.55%) C
7 44 (1.24%) Shell Script
8 42 (1.19%) VB
9 31 (0.87%) Python
10 30 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 29 (0.82%) Ruby
12 27 (0.76%) VBScript
13 23 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 22 (0.62%) VBA
15 20 (0.56%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.40%) PHP
16 14 (0.40%) C++
17 10 (0.28%) COBOL
17 10 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 337 (9.51%) Security Cleared
2 275 (7.76%) Degree
3 239 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 141 (3.98%) PMI Certification
5 124 (3.50%) PMP
6 102 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
7 83 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 77 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 66 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 66 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 59 (1.66%) ISEB
11 50 (1.41%) MCSE
11 50 (1.41%) CISSP
12 45 (1.27%) CCNA
13 37 (1.04%) APMP
14 36 (1.02%) DV Cleared
15 35 (0.99%) CCNP
16 31 (0.87%) MCITP
16 31 (0.87%) MCSA
17 30 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.95%) SLA
2 146 (4.12%) QA
3 39 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.42%) EMIR
7 14 (0.40%) FATCA
7 14 (0.40%) COBIT
8 11 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 11 (0.31%) GAMP
9 9 (0.25%) P3O
10 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.17%) MiFID
11 5 (0.14%) GxP
12 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.11%) BS7799
12 4 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 172 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 116 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.21%) vSphere
5 41 (1.16%) VMware ESX
6 28 (0.79%) XenApp
7 17 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (0.42%) Firmware
9 13 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.17%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.14%) vCloud
14 5 (0.14%) NFS
14 5 (0.14%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 59 (1.66%) Puppet
2 53 (1.50%) SCCM
3 32 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (0.87%) SCOM
5 28 (0.79%) Netcool
6 27 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 24 (0.68%) Tivoli
9 20 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
11 15 (0.42%) Ansible
11 15 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (0.40%) Control-M
12 14 (0.40%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.34%) Nagios
14 11 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
14 11 (0.31%) OpenView
15 9 (0.25%) WSUS
15 9 (0.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 524 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 289 (8.15%) SAP
3 226 (6.38%) Oracle
4 207 (5.84%) Cisco
5 200 (5.64%) VMware
6 146 (4.12%) Citrix
7 141 (3.98%) HP
8 98 (2.77%) IBM
9 91 (2.57%) Remedy
10 77 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 77 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 66 (1.86%) F5
12 50 (1.41%) EMC
13 49 (1.38%) Juniper
14 48 (1.35%) McAfee
15 38 (1.07%) CA
15 38 (1.07%) Veritas
15 38 (1.07%) TIBCO
16 37 (1.04%) SolarWinds
16 37 (1.04%) NetScout
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