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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 52 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1901 1873 1852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.34% 3.43% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 4.50% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1143 1040
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 21
Average hourly rate £23.75 £28.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £9.90 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £45.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +39.53%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 1661 £400 -4.36% 464
London -2 748 £438 -4.37% 193
South East -12 267 £396 +5.60% 64
City of London +5 171 £450 - 66
Scotland +11 170 £352 -6.25% 22
East of England +20 125 £375 +1.69% 28
Yorkshire +6 113 £346 -1.14% 26
North West -4 110 £390 -2.62% 41
West Midlands +11 107 £400 - 42
Edinburgh +34 87 £356 -12.36% 15
Hampshire +22 87 £347 -7.33% 5
West Yorkshire -2 83 £350 - 16
South West -31 79 £400 +0.62% 32
East Midlands -5 57 £425 -5.55% 25
Leeds -7 57 £350 - 8
Berkshire -16 56 £360 -10.00% 19
Surrey -3 52 £400 +7.52% 12
Hertfordshire +17 50 £429 +31.92% 9
Manchester +8 50 £340 -2.85% 26
Buckinghamshire +7 48 £363 -3.33% 9
North East -4 38 £327 +58.33% 5
Essex +14 36 £375 -2.59% 5
Milton Keynes -5 35 £363 -3.33% 7
Glasgow -3 31 £338 -2.17% 4
Birmingham +1 29 £400 +16.87% 17
Tyne and Wear -11 29 £282 +12.80% 4
Cheshire -12 29 £413 +4.96% 8
Wiltshire -13 28 £400 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 26 £270 +66.15% 4
Warwickshire +11 24 £318 -30.97% 1

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1215 (32.46%) Finance
2 1011 (27.01%) Project Management
3 882 (23.56%) ITIL
4 610 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 581 (15.52%) Microsoft
6 524 (14.00%) Windows
7 511 (13.65%) PRINCE2
8 418 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
9 415 (11.09%) Banking
10 414 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
11 395 (10.55%) MS Excel
12 384 (10.26%) Service Management
13 371 (9.91%) SQL
14 318 (8.50%) Business Analysis
15 313 (8.36%) Security Cleared
16 312 (8.34%) MS Office
17 310 (8.28%) Degree
18 282 (7.53%) SAP
19 281 (7.51%) Management Information System
20 280 (7.48%) Migration
21 273 (7.29%) Service Delivery
22 253 (6.76%) Incident Management
23 243 (6.49%) Risk Management
24 236 (6.31%) Oracle
24 236 (6.31%) Problem Management
25 235 (6.28%) MS Project
26 231 (6.17%) VMware
27 230 (6.14%) Retail
28 228 (6.09%) SQL Server
29 227 (6.06%) Linux

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 206 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 84 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 65 (1.74%) IIS
4 51 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 50 (1.34%) Lync
6 38 (1.02%) JBoss
6 38 (1.02%) Apache
7 32 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 29 (0.77%) CMS
9 24 (0.64%) MS Project Server
10 23 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 22 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (0.56%) Confluence
13 19 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.51%) IBM Notes
14 17 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.40%) CICS
Applications
1 395 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 312 (8.34%) MS Office
3 235 (6.28%) MS Project
4 161 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 152 (4.06%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.080%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.080%) Simulink
9 3 (0.080%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.053%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.027%) Windchill
11 1 (0.027%) Mingle
11 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 32 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 31 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 24 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (0.64%) SAP CO
4 22 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 20 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.43%) RMDS
7 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.32%) SAP SD
8 12 (0.32%) Agresso
9 11 (0.29%) SAP WM
9 11 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.24%) SAP PLM
11 9 (0.24%) SAP PS
12 8 (0.21%) SAP PP
13 7 (0.19%) Primavera
14 6 (0.16%) SAP QM
14 6 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 35 (0.94%) Office 365
2 29 (0.77%) SaaS
3 28 (0.75%) PaaS
4 18 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.35%) GitHub
6 13 (0.35%) IaaS
7 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.13%) Force.com
9 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.11%) Yammer
10 3 (0.080%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.080%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.080%) Taleo
11 2 (0.053%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.053%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.027%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.027%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 152 (4.06%) Firewall
2 136 (3.63%) SAN
3 80 (2.14%) Internet
4 79 (2.11%) DNS
5 76 (2.03%) WAN
6 73 (1.95%) TCP/IP
7 72 (1.92%) LAN
8 61 (1.63%) DHCP
9 45 (1.20%) VPN
9 45 (1.20%) Network Security
10 37 (0.99%) LDAP
11 36 (0.96%) NAS
12 34 (0.91%) Wireless
13 28 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (0.75%) Multicast
14 26 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 25 (0.67%) Intranet
16 24 (0.64%) HTTP
17 23 (0.61%) NetScaler
18 22 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 102 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (1.58%) Relational Database
6 53 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 51 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
10 28 (0.75%) DTS
10 28 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (0.72%) MS Access
12 26 (0.69%) DB2
13 25 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (0.64%) QlikView
15 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (1.31%) Subversion
2 45 (1.20%) JIRA
3 36 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 21 (0.56%) Maven
5 21 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 16 (0.43%) HP UFT
8 15 (0.40%) ClearCase
8 15 (0.40%) MSI
9 11 (0.29%) JUnit
10 10 (0.27%) TestDirector
10 10 (0.27%) StarTeam
10 10 (0.27%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.24%) CruiseControl
11 9 (0.24%) Introscope
11 9 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (0.24%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.24%) WinRunner
12 8 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 1215 (32.46%) Finance
2 415 (11.09%) Banking
3 230 (6.14%) Retail
4 150 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 114 (3.05%) Legal
6 96 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 93 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 63 (1.68%) Marketing
9 62 (1.66%) Retail Banking
10 58 (1.55%) Front Office
11 57 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 51 (1.36%) Law
13 45 (1.20%) Back Office
14 37 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.85%) Publishing
16 27 (0.72%) Billing
17 25 (0.67%) Automotive
18 24 (0.64%) Local Government
19 20 (0.53%) Advertising
20 18 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 849 (22.68%) Analyst
2 673 (17.98%) Project Manager
3 433 (11.57%) Business Analyst
4 283 (7.56%) Change Manager
5 202 (5.40%) Consultant
6 150 (4.01%) Developer
7 135 (3.61%) Service Manager
8 127 (3.39%) Business Manager
9 116 (3.10%) Architect
9 116 (3.10%) Change Analyst
10 110 (2.94%) Administrator
11 92 (2.46%) Support Analyst
12 87 (2.32%) Programme Manager
13 79 (2.11%) Support Engineer
14 76 (2.03%) Senior Manager
15 73 (1.95%) Business Change Manager
16 68 (1.82%) Applications Support
16 68 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
17 64 (1.71%) Infrastructure Manager
18 63 (1.68%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (3.47%) .NET
2 86 (2.30%) Web Services
3 74 (1.98%) Middleware
4 71 (1.90%) XML
5 49 (1.31%) HTML
6 35 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 33 (0.88%) CSS
8 30 (0.80%) ASP.NET
9 29 (0.77%) WCF
10 25 (0.67%) J2EE
10 25 (0.67%) Spring
11 24 (0.64%) SOAP
12 22 (0.59%) Java EE
12 22 (0.59%) jQuery
13 19 (0.51%) Rendezvous
13 19 (0.51%) JSP
14 18 (0.48%) JSON
15 16 (0.43%) WPF
15 16 (0.43%) REST
16 15 (0.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 418 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 179 (4.78%) Data Centre
4 67 (1.79%) NHS
5 66 (1.76%) Clustering
6 59 (1.58%) PMI
7 57 (1.52%) Economics
8 53 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 52 (1.39%) CMDB
10 50 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 48 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.26%) Computer Science
13 43 (1.15%) User Experience
14 36 (0.96%) FMCG
14 36 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (0.83%) Derivative
16 28 (0.75%) Equities
17 27 (0.72%) Replication
18 25 (0.67%) Statistics
19 22 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 524 (14.00%) Windows
2 227 (6.06%) Linux
3 195 (5.21%) UNIX
4 150 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 104 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 103 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (1.90%) AIX
9 65 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (1.71%) Solaris
11 46 (1.23%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.43%) zOS
14 14 (0.37%) Android
15 13 (0.35%) HPUX
16 12 (0.32%) CentOS
17 10 (0.27%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
18 8 (0.21%) VMS
18 8 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (27.01%) Project Management
2 882 (23.56%) ITIL
3 610 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 511 (13.65%) PRINCE2
5 414 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
6 384 (10.26%) Service Management
7 318 (8.50%) Business Analysis
8 280 (7.48%) Migration
9 273 (7.29%) Service Delivery
10 253 (6.76%) Incident Management
11 243 (6.49%) Risk Management
12 236 (6.31%) Problem Management
13 207 (5.53%) Programme Management
14 204 (5.45%) Configuration Management
15 183 (4.89%) Release Management
16 168 (4.49%) Project Planning
17 165 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 156 (4.17%) SDLC
19 144 (3.85%) ERP
20 141 (3.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 371 (9.91%) SQL
2 156 (4.17%) Java
3 102 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 98 (2.62%) C#
5 70 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 67 (1.79%) Perl
7 56 (1.50%) Shell Script
8 54 (1.44%) C
9 53 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 53 (1.42%) VB
10 41 (1.10%) Python
11 29 (0.77%) VBScript
12 18 (0.48%) REXX
13 17 (0.45%) Ruby
13 17 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.40%) ABAP
15 14 (0.37%) VBA
15 14 (0.37%) PHP
15 14 (0.37%) JCL
15 14 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 313 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 310 (8.28%) Degree
3 197 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 145 (3.87%) PMI Certification
5 125 (3.34%) PMP
6 112 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 79 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 78 (2.08%) ISEB
8 78 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 69 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 63 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 47 (1.26%) CCNA
12 43 (1.15%) APMP
13 38 (1.02%) MCSE
14 37 (0.99%) DV Cleared
15 32 (0.85%) CISSP
16 31 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 26 (0.69%) CCNP
18 25 (0.67%) ISTQB
19 21 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (5.85%) SLA
2 179 (4.78%) QA
3 38 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (0.61%) COBIT
6 22 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.53%) EMIR
8 12 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.29%) FATCA
9 11 (0.29%) P3O
9 11 (0.29%) COSO
10 10 (0.27%) GAMP
10 10 (0.27%) ISO 9000
10 10 (0.27%) MiFID
11 6 (0.16%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.16%) BS7799
11 6 (0.16%) GxP
12 5 (0.13%) AIFMD
System Software
1 201 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 152 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.58%) vSphere
4 37 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 33 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.88%) XenApp
6 17 (0.45%) XenServer
6 17 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.35%) Firmware
9 12 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 10 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
12 9 (0.24%) NFS
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.24%) Veritas File System
13 8 (0.21%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 75 (2.00%) SCCM
2 35 (0.94%) Puppet
3 33 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 31 (0.83%) SCOM
5 25 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
7 17 (0.45%) Control-M
8 16 (0.43%) Netcool
8 16 (0.43%) MOM
8 16 (0.43%) NetBackup
8 16 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 14 (0.37%) AirWatch
10 13 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (0.35%) Nagios
11 11 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (0.27%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 581 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 282 (7.53%) SAP
3 236 (6.31%) Oracle
4 231 (6.17%) VMware
5 199 (5.32%) Cisco
6 139 (3.71%) HP
7 136 (3.63%) Citrix
8 130 (3.47%) IBM
9 103 (2.75%) Remedy
10 81 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 62 (1.66%) CheckPoint
12 56 (1.50%) F5
13 50 (1.34%) EMC
14 48 (1.28%) Juniper
15 47 (1.26%) CA
16 41 (1.10%) ServiceNow
17 40 (1.07%) BMC
17 40 (1.07%) NetApp
18 33 (0.88%) Symantec
19 32 (0.85%) Veritas
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