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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 54 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1909 1831 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.32% 3.47% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 4.68% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1065 1250
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 20 53
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £85.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% -5.00%

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
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 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
England -2 1690 £400 -3.03% 274
London -6 813 £430 -1.99% 122
South East +7 296 £388 +1.30% 45
City of London +11 162 £425 - 39
South West +1 123 £399 +1.72% 18
Scotland -4 123 £375 +5.63% 17
East of England +6 96 £400 - 20
West Midlands -5 92 £380 +1.33% 11
North West -22 85 £400 +14.28% 25
Hampshire +13 74 £375 +1.35% 7
Berkshire -3 70 £390 +2.63% 16
Yorkshire -19 69 £410 +9.33% 12
East Midlands -3 68 £438 +2.94% 12
Wiltshire +15 49 £413 +11.47% 5
Surrey +3 48 £440 -2.22% 5
Swindon +19 45 £413 +11.47% 2
West Yorkshire -12 43 £413 +8.55% 9
Glasgow +5 42 £338 -9.93% 2
Wales -4 36 £375 -2.59% 6
Manchester -21 35 £325 -7.14% 11
Hertfordshire +2 34 £388 -6.34% 6
South Wales +6 31 £384 -1.09% 6
Leeds -7 26 £413 +6.31% 7
Warwickshire +5 25 £425 +17.24% 1
Edinburgh -29 24 £425 +21.42% 9
Bedfordshire 0 23 £445 +27.14% 1
Milton Keynes -6 23 £369 +22.91% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 23 £369 +22.91% 4
North East -24 23 £325 +11.39% 5
Northamptonshire -3 22 £450 -5.26% 4

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1108 (30.32%) Finance
2 985 (26.96%) Project Management
3 637 (17.43%) ITIL
4 534 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 496 (13.57%) Microsoft
6 494 (13.52%) PRINCE2
7 493 (13.49%) Banking
8 484 (13.25%) Windows
9 361 (9.88%) Oracle
10 358 (9.80%) SQL
11 348 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 345 (9.44%) MS Excel
13 326 (8.92%) SAP
14 315 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
15 305 (8.35%) Business Analysis
16 286 (7.83%) Service Management
17 275 (7.53%) Security Cleared
18 270 (7.39%) Migration
19 268 (7.33%) MS Project
20 266 (7.28%) Degree
21 260 (7.12%) Retail
22 251 (6.87%) Management Information System
23 249 (6.81%) Service Delivery
24 245 (6.70%) UNIX
25 239 (6.54%) Linux
25 239 (6.54%) MS Office
26 236 (6.46%) Incident Management
27 233 (6.38%) Risk Management
28 232 (6.35%) Project Planning
29 223 (6.10%) SharePoint

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 223 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 83 (2.27%) IIS
3 65 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 50 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 47 (1.29%) Apache
6 38 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 35 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 35 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 33 (0.90%) MS Project Server
9 32 (0.88%) Lync
10 28 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 27 (0.74%) CMS
12 26 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 24 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (0.60%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.52%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.47%) Documentum
16 17 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (0.41%) Confluence
17 15 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 345 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 268 (7.33%) MS Project
3 239 (6.54%) MS Office
4 173 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 153 (4.19%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.082%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.027%) Windchill
12 1 (0.027%) SPSS
12 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.027%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 71 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 40 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.90%) SAP SRM
4 32 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 27 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
6 24 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 16 (0.44%) assyst
8 16 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (0.41%) SAP HR
9 15 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
10 12 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.30%) SAP PM
12 10 (0.27%) SAP QM
13 9 (0.25%) CA Clarity
14 8 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
14 8 (0.22%) SAP ERP
14 8 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.12%) SaaS
2 35 (0.96%) Office 365
3 13 (0.36%) PaaS
4 12 (0.33%) IaaS
5 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.055%) Force.com
9 2 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 173 (4.73%) Firewall
2 130 (3.56%) DNS
3 84 (2.30%) SAN
4 76 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 75 (2.05%) WAN
6 59 (1.61%) Internet
7 57 (1.56%) LAN
8 56 (1.53%) VPN
8 56 (1.53%) DHCP
9 41 (1.12%) Intranet
10 38 (1.04%) BGP
11 37 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
12 34 (0.93%) MPLS
13 32 (0.88%) LDAP
14 30 (0.82%) Network Security
14 30 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (0.79%) NAS
15 29 (0.79%) Multicast
15 29 (0.79%) HTTP
16 27 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 61 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 55 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 47 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (0.90%) MySQL
8 31 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (0.79%) SAP BW
10 26 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 24 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 24 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
12 23 (0.63%) DB2
13 22 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (0.55%) DTS
15 16 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 48 (1.31%) Subversion
2 41 (1.12%) JIRA
3 26 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 24 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 22 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
7 17 (0.47%) Maven
8 14 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.30%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.27%) Serena SBM
12 9 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (0.22%) Hudson
13 8 (0.22%) Gradle
14 7 (0.19%) ERwin
15 6 (0.16%) MSI
15 6 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.16%) Toad
16 5 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.14%) WinRunner
General
1 1108 (30.32%) Finance
2 493 (13.49%) Banking
3 260 (7.12%) Retail
4 142 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 124 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 101 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 79 (2.16%) Front Office
8 75 (2.05%) Legal
8 75 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 73 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 72 (1.97%) Back Office
11 59 (1.61%) Marketing
12 49 (1.34%) Local Government
13 41 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.99%) Publishing
15 30 (0.82%) Billing
16 23 (0.63%) German Language
17 22 (0.60%) Advertising
18 20 (0.55%) Law
19 17 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 954 (26.11%) Analyst
2 686 (18.77%) Project Manager
3 457 (12.51%) Business Analyst
4 297 (8.13%) Change Manager
5 219 (5.99%) Consultant
6 136 (3.72%) Developer
7 128 (3.50%) Change Analyst
8 110 (3.01%) Administrator
9 97 (2.65%) Senior Manager
10 96 (2.63%) Programme Manager
11 94 (2.57%) Business Manager
12 84 (2.30%) Applications Support
13 83 (2.27%) Architect
13 83 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
14 81 (2.22%) Service Manager
15 72 (1.97%) Support Analyst
16 71 (1.94%) SAP Manager
17 68 (1.86%) Business Change Manager
17 68 (1.86%) Senior Project Manager
18 60 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (2.82%) .NET
2 74 (2.03%) Web Services
3 55 (1.51%) XML
4 51 (1.40%) Middleware
5 49 (1.34%) HTML
6 33 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 31 (0.85%) SOAP
8 29 (0.79%) Rendezvous
9 28 (0.77%) CSS
10 22 (0.60%) J2EE
11 19 (0.52%) LAMP
12 18 (0.49%) .NET Framework
12 18 (0.49%) jQuery
13 16 (0.44%) Regular Expression
14 15 (0.41%) HTML5
15 14 (0.38%) REST
15 14 (0.38%) Android SDK
16 13 (0.36%) WCF
17 11 (0.30%) JMS
18 10 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 348 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 77 (2.11%) NHS
4 76 (2.08%) PMI
5 58 (1.59%) CMDB
6 53 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 52 (1.42%) Economics
8 51 (1.40%) Fixed Income
9 46 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 44 (1.20%) FMCG
11 42 (1.15%) Clustering
12 40 (1.09%) Mainframe
13 34 (0.93%) User Experience
14 33 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.68%) Blackberry
15 25 (0.68%) Replication
16 23 (0.63%) N-Tier
16 23 (0.63%) Firmware
16 23 (0.63%) Credit Risk
17 20 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 484 (13.25%) Windows
2 245 (6.70%) UNIX
3 239 (6.54%) Linux
4 171 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 131 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 77 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (1.34%) AIX
10 45 (1.23%) Solaris
11 36 (0.99%) Windows XP
12 35 (0.96%) SUSE
13 23 (0.63%) Android
14 17 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 14 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.25%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.22%) HPUX
19 5 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 985 (26.96%) Project Management
2 637 (17.43%) ITIL
3 534 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 494 (13.52%) PRINCE2
5 315 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 305 (8.35%) Business Analysis
7 286 (7.83%) Service Management
8 270 (7.39%) Migration
9 249 (6.81%) Service Delivery
10 236 (6.46%) Incident Management
11 233 (6.38%) Risk Management
12 232 (6.35%) Project Planning
13 194 (5.31%) Configuration Management
13 194 (5.31%) ERP
14 192 (5.25%) Programme Management
15 174 (4.76%) Change Control
16 162 (4.43%) CRM
17 161 (4.41%) Problem Management
18 146 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 143 (3.91%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 358 (9.80%) SQL
2 140 (3.83%) Java
3 89 (2.44%) Perl
4 82 (2.24%) C
5 74 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 58 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 54 (1.48%) C#
8 45 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 33 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 32 (0.88%) PHP
11 31 (0.85%) Python
12 30 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 22 (0.60%) VB
14 18 (0.49%) VBScript
14 18 (0.49%) Korn
15 13 (0.36%) VBA
16 10 (0.27%) Scala
16 10 (0.27%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.25%) ABAP
18 8 (0.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 275 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 266 (7.28%) Degree
3 187 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 123 (3.37%) PMI Certification
5 71 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 70 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 68 (1.86%) PMP
8 65 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 56 (1.53%) ISEB
10 54 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 37 (1.01%) CCNP
13 33 (0.90%) MCSE
14 29 (0.79%) CCNA
15 26 (0.71%) MCITP
16 25 (0.68%) DV Cleared
17 23 (0.63%) MCTS
18 20 (0.55%) CISSP
19 19 (0.52%) APMP
20 18 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (4.63%) SLA
2 151 (4.13%) QA
3 22 (0.60%) P3O
4 21 (0.57%) EMIR
5 20 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.36%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.27%) COBIT
10 10 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 9 (0.25%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.25%) FATCA
11 9 (0.25%) Basel III
12 8 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 8 (0.22%) GAMP
13 5 (0.14%) GxP
13 5 (0.14%) Basel II
13 5 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 170 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 89 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.31%) vSphere
4 30 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 27 (0.74%) XenApp
6 25 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 13 (0.36%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.33%) ISA Server
10 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
12 8 (0.22%) XenServer
13 6 (0.16%) vCloud
14 3 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
14 3 (0.082%) RHEV
14 3 (0.082%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 45 (1.23%) SCCM
2 40 (1.09%) SCOM
3 31 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.55%) Data Guard
5 19 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 17 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
8 16 (0.44%) Puppet
9 15 (0.41%) Netcool
10 13 (0.36%) HP SIM
11 12 (0.33%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.30%) OpenView
12 11 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
13 10 (0.27%) Salt
14 9 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (0.25%) Control-M
14 9 (0.25%) Unicenter
15 8 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 496 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 361 (9.88%) Oracle
3 326 (8.92%) SAP
4 150 (4.11%) VMware
5 144 (3.94%) Citrix
6 143 (3.91%) Cisco
7 137 (3.75%) HP
8 90 (2.46%) Red Hat
9 79 (2.16%) IBM
10 75 (2.05%) Remedy
11 55 (1.51%) CA
12 52 (1.42%) EMC
12 52 (1.42%) CheckPoint
13 43 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
14 41 (1.12%) Siebel
15 37 (1.01%) ServiceNow
16 35 (0.96%) BMC
17 34 (0.93%) Juniper
17 34 (0.93%) TIBCO
18 33 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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