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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 53 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1833 1880 2134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.31% 3.53% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 4.82% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 1077 1264
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 21 53
Average hourly rate £22.33 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £17.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £85.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.25 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-11.82% +19.72%

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
41079 38998 41722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.15% 73.31% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25436 23913 24140
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
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 1126 1046 1483
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 1619 £409 -0.90% 376
London -7 761 £450 +4.65% 156
South East 0 291 £375 -3.22% 54
City of London +1 137 £425 +0.29% 64
Scotland -1 125 £379 -4.29% 23
South West -10 124 £400 +1.01% 42
West Midlands -8 87 £375 - 19
East of England +5 86 £394 +5.00% 26
North West -20 85 £380 +1.33% 18
Hampshire +6 71 £375 -6.25% 11
Berkshire -6 69 £394 +5.00% 15
Yorkshire -15 68 £360 -4.00% 37
East Midlands -8 57 £425 - 11
Surrey +4 51 £372 -17.33% 3
Wiltshire +3 49 £413 +3.89% 13
West Yorkshire -9 49 £360 -5.26% 24
Swindon +15 46 £413 +3.57% 4
Glasgow +6 43 £344 -14.06% 12
Manchester -10 35 £325 -18.75% 8
Leeds +1 31 £388 -2.14% 17
Wales 0 30 £375 -0.66% 8
Edinburgh -23 30 £380 -4.04% 6
Hertfordshire -4 29 £394 +5.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -5 29 £394 +36.95% 6
South Wales +8 28 £375 -1.31% 8
Birmingham -1 27 £285 -36.66% 9
Milton Keynes -2 25 £400 +39.13% 5
Cheshire -7 24 £425 +29.77% 5
Bristol -21 24 £305 -22.97% 12
Reading +4 23 £350 -4.10% 6

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1112 (30.23%) Finance
2 1012 (27.51%) Project Management
3 692 (18.81%) ITIL
4 569 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 515 (14.00%) Banking
6 500 (13.59%) PRINCE2
7 493 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 457 (12.43%) Windows
9 342 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 328 (8.92%) SQL
11 325 (8.84%) Oracle
12 320 (8.70%) SAP
13 302 (8.21%) Service Management
14 294 (7.99%) Business Analysis
15 286 (7.78%) Security Cleared
16 283 (7.69%) Retail
17 279 (7.59%) Migration
18 270 (7.34%) MS Project
19 267 (7.26%) Service Delivery
20 265 (7.21%) Degree
21 245 (6.66%) MS Office
22 244 (6.63%) Management Information System
23 242 (6.58%) Project Planning
24 239 (6.50%) UNIX
25 230 (6.25%) Risk Management
26 223 (6.06%) Incident Management
27 220 (5.98%) Linux
28 214 (5.82%) Configuration Management
28 214 (5.82%) SharePoint
29 208 (5.66%) Programme Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 214 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 57 (1.55%) IIS
3 46 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 40 (1.09%) MS Project Server
5 35 (0.95%) Lync
6 34 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 34 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 32 (0.87%) Apache
8 30 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 28 (0.76%) CMS
10 25 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 17 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (0.44%) SAS
15 15 (0.41%) IBM Notes
16 14 (0.38%) Documentum
16 14 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
16 14 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 342 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 270 (7.34%) MS Project
3 245 (6.66%) MS Office
4 160 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 140 (3.81%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.027%) Windchill
11 1 (0.027%) SPSS
11 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.027%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 71 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.92%) SAP SRM
4 29 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 28 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 22 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
8 18 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 17 (0.46%) SAP HR
10 13 (0.35%) assyst
10 13 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.35%) SAP ERP
11 11 (0.30%) SAP PM
12 10 (0.27%) SAP QM
12 10 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (0.27%) RMDS
12 10 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (0.24%) Workday HCM
13 9 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
13 9 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.09%) SaaS
2 25 (0.68%) Office 365
3 12 (0.33%) PaaS
4 10 (0.27%) IaaS
5 7 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.054%) Force.com
9 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 157 (4.27%) Firewall
2 111 (3.02%) DNS
3 81 (2.20%) SAN
3 81 (2.20%) WAN
4 70 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 63 (1.71%) Internet
6 60 (1.63%) LAN
7 48 (1.31%) VPN
8 42 (1.14%) DHCP
9 39 (1.06%) MPLS
10 38 (1.03%) LDAP
11 33 (0.90%) Intranet
11 33 (0.90%) BGP
12 31 (0.84%) Network Security
13 30 (0.82%) Multicast
14 29 (0.79%) HTTP
15 28 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (0.68%) 4G
16 25 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 58 (1.58%) Oracle Database
3 57 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 41 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (0.76%) SAP BW
9 27 (0.73%) MySQL
10 26 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 23 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 22 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (0.57%) DTS
15 18 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (0.46%) DB2
16 17 (0.46%) OLAP
17 15 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (1.28%) JIRA
2 45 (1.22%) Subversion
3 23 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 21 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (0.35%) Maven
7 12 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (0.27%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.24%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.22%) TestDirector
11 8 (0.22%) Serena SBM
12 7 (0.19%) WinRunner
13 6 (0.16%) ERwin
14 5 (0.14%) Rational Rose
14 5 (0.14%) Introscope
15 4 (0.11%) Gradle
15 4 (0.11%) Hudson
15 4 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 1112 (30.23%) Finance
2 515 (14.00%) Banking
3 283 (7.69%) Retail
4 173 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 128 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 104 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 91 (2.47%) Front Office
8 88 (2.39%) Back Office
9 87 (2.37%) Retail Banking
10 77 (2.09%) Legal
11 72 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 64 (1.74%) Marketing
13 53 (1.44%) Local Government
14 41 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.95%) Publishing
16 30 (0.82%) Billing
17 23 (0.63%) German Language
18 22 (0.60%) Advertising
19 20 (0.54%) Law
20 16 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 947 (25.75%) Analyst
2 709 (19.28%) Project Manager
3 458 (12.45%) Business Analyst
4 290 (7.88%) Change Manager
5 215 (5.85%) Consultant
6 133 (3.62%) Developer
7 117 (3.18%) Change Analyst
8 108 (2.94%) Business Manager
9 105 (2.85%) Administrator
10 100 (2.72%) Programme Manager
11 95 (2.58%) Service Manager
12 90 (2.45%) Senior Manager
13 86 (2.34%) Architect
14 85 (2.31%) PMO Analyst
15 78 (2.12%) SAP Manager
15 78 (2.12%) Applications Support
16 75 (2.04%) Business Change Manager
17 67 (1.82%) Support Analyst
18 64 (1.74%) Senior Project Manager
19 61 (1.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (2.64%) .NET
2 69 (1.88%) Web Services
3 49 (1.33%) XML
4 48 (1.31%) Middleware
5 38 (1.03%) HTML
6 33 (0.90%) SOAP
7 30 (0.82%) J2EE
8 29 (0.79%) Rendezvous
9 28 (0.76%) ASP.NET
10 20 (0.54%) CSS
11 17 (0.46%) LAMP
11 17 (0.46%) .NET Framework
11 17 (0.46%) jQuery
12 14 (0.38%) REST
12 14 (0.38%) Android SDK
13 13 (0.35%) HTML5
13 13 (0.35%) WCF
14 12 (0.33%) Regular Expression
15 10 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 244 (6.63%) Management Information System
2 86 (2.34%) PMI
3 80 (2.18%) NHS
4 54 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 54 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 52 (1.41%) Economics
6 48 (1.31%) CMDB
7 43 (1.17%) Clustering
8 42 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 40 (1.09%) FMCG
10 38 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 32 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.68%) Blackberry
13 22 (0.60%) Replication
13 22 (0.60%) Equities
14 19 (0.52%) N-Tier
14 19 (0.52%) Derivative
15 18 (0.49%) Credit Risk
16 17 (0.46%) Statistics
16 17 (0.46%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 457 (12.43%) Windows
2 239 (6.50%) UNIX
3 220 (5.98%) Linux
4 161 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 96 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 65 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (1.47%) Solaris
9 52 (1.41%) AIX
10 43 (1.17%) Windows XP
11 41 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (0.79%) SUSE
13 20 (0.54%) Android
14 14 (0.38%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.24%) HPUX
17 8 (0.22%) Windows NT
18 7 (0.19%) VMS
18 7 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1012 (27.51%) Project Management
2 692 (18.81%) ITIL
3 569 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 500 (13.59%) PRINCE2
5 302 (8.21%) Service Management
6 294 (7.99%) Business Analysis
7 279 (7.59%) Migration
8 267 (7.26%) Service Delivery
9 242 (6.58%) Project Planning
10 230 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 223 (6.06%) Incident Management
12 214 (5.82%) Configuration Management
13 208 (5.66%) Programme Management
14 186 (5.06%) ERP
15 176 (4.79%) Change Control
16 173 (4.70%) Problem Management
17 155 (4.21%) CRM
18 154 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
19 148 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 145 (3.94%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 328 (8.92%) SQL
2 130 (3.53%) Java
3 79 (2.15%) C
3 79 (2.15%) Perl
4 65 (1.77%) PowerShell
5 57 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 48 (1.31%) C#
7 35 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 31 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 30 (0.82%) Python
10 27 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 25 (0.68%) PHP
12 17 (0.46%) VB
13 14 (0.38%) VBScript
13 14 (0.38%) VBA
14 13 (0.35%) Korn
15 10 (0.27%) ABAP
16 9 (0.24%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.22%) Scala
17 8 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 286 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 265 (7.21%) Degree
3 188 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 132 (3.59%) PMI Certification
5 80 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
6 72 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 71 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 69 (1.88%) PMP
9 65 (1.77%) ISEB
10 61 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 49 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (0.98%) MCSE
12 36 (0.98%) DV Cleared
13 34 (0.92%) CCNP
14 27 (0.73%) MCITP
15 25 (0.68%) MCTS
15 25 (0.68%) CCNA
16 24 (0.65%) ISTQB
17 22 (0.60%) MCSA
18 19 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (4.49%) SLA
2 153 (4.16%) QA
3 27 (0.73%) P3O
4 24 (0.65%) EMIR
4 24 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 21 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.27%) COBIT
9 9 (0.24%) Basel III
9 9 (0.24%) Solvency II
9 9 (0.24%) FATCA
10 8 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 8 (0.22%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.16%) MiFID
12 5 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.14%) Basel II
12 5 (0.14%) GxP
12 5 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 149 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 92 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.90%) vSphere
4 28 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 26 (0.71%) XenApp
5 26 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 12 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.24%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.22%) XenServer
13 7 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
13 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.16%) vCloud
15 3 (0.082%) RHEV
15 3 (0.082%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.082%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (1.09%) SCCM
2 35 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (0.84%) SCOM
4 20 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 19 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 15 (0.41%) Netcool
7 13 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (0.33%) Puppet
8 12 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (0.24%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.24%) OpenView
11 9 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.22%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 493 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 325 (8.84%) Oracle
3 320 (8.70%) SAP
4 148 (4.02%) Citrix
5 145 (3.94%) VMware
6 136 (3.70%) Cisco
7 126 (3.43%) HP
8 76 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 72 (1.96%) Remedy
10 70 (1.90%) IBM
11 47 (1.28%) EMC
11 47 (1.28%) Juniper
12 45 (1.22%) CA
13 43 (1.17%) CheckPoint
14 41 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
15 36 (0.98%) Siebel
16 33 (0.90%) BMC
16 33 (0.90%) TIBCO
17 31 (0.84%) F5
18 30 (0.82%) Cognos
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