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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 54 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1880 1725 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.37% 3.26% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 4.28% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1101 1086
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 22
Average hourly rate £24.32 £32.00 £22.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.01% +43.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £10.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £49.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +62.79%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +3 1671 £400 -3.03% 429
London -2 779 £425 -5.55% 182
South East -3 276 £399 +6.46% 64
City of London +7 179 £425 -5.55% 61
Scotland +15 150 £353 -4.84% 17
East of England +32 139 £400 +23.07% 27
Yorkshire +8 118 £350 - 20
North West -2 105 £388 -3.24% 30
West Yorkshire +2 87 £350 - 17
Hampshire +34 86 £400 +5.26% 8
West Midlands -6 78 £400 - 38
Edinburgh +34 75 £356 -6.31% 11
South West -31 68 £395 +5.33% 39
Hertfordshire +19 60 £413 +17.85% 12
Leeds -5 60 £350 - 10
Buckinghamshire +3 59 £388 +3.33% 6
East Midlands 0 55 £425 -10.52% 16
Manchester +4 50 £340 -18.07% 17
Berkshire -14 43 £360 -4.00% 9
North East +3 42 £294 +30.66% 9
Surrey -10 42 £423 +26.11% 15
Milton Keynes -7 37 £388 +4.72% 5
Essex +10 34 £388 -18.42% 3
Tyne and Wear 0 34 £250 +6.38% 8
Glasgow +5 33 £368 +11.36% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 31 £228 +4.00% 5
Birmingham -6 23 £350 +2.26% 12
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £315 -25.88% 5
Northamptonshire +2 22 £425 -10.52% 2
Wiltshire -16 21 £370 -2.63% 8

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 1182 (31.66%) Finance
2 997 (26.71%) Project Management
3 854 (22.88%) ITIL
4 602 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 584 (15.64%) Microsoft
6 520 (13.93%) Windows
7 490 (13.13%) PRINCE2
8 414 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
9 397 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
10 394 (10.55%) Service Management
11 392 (10.50%) Banking
12 389 (10.42%) SQL
13 385 (10.31%) MS Excel
14 325 (8.71%) Security Cleared
15 318 (8.52%) Business Analysis
16 303 (8.12%) MS Office
17 298 (7.98%) Degree
18 283 (7.58%) SAP
19 277 (7.42%) Service Delivery
20 275 (7.37%) Management Information System
21 253 (6.78%) Migration
22 239 (6.40%) MS Project
23 235 (6.30%) Incident Management
24 233 (6.24%) Problem Management
25 232 (6.21%) Retail
26 230 (6.16%) Oracle
27 225 (6.03%) Linux
28 224 (6.00%) SQL Server
29 220 (5.89%) VMware
30 219 (5.87%) Risk Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 196 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 90 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 63 (1.69%) IIS
4 48 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 44 (1.18%) Lync
6 41 (1.10%) JBoss
7 39 (1.04%) Apache
8 34 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 28 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (0.70%) CMS
11 24 (0.64%) MS Project Server
12 23 (0.62%) Confluence
13 21 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (0.51%) IBM Notes
15 17 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.46%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (0.40%) SAS
16 15 (0.40%) CICS
Applications
1 385 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 303 (8.12%) MS Office
3 239 (6.40%) MS Project
4 150 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 147 (3.94%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.11%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.11%) Simulink
9 3 (0.080%) Stateflow
9 3 (0.080%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.027%) Windchill
10 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 35 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 23 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 23 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 21 (0.56%) RMDS
4 21 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 20 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.35%) Agresso
7 12 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.32%) SAP PLM
8 11 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.29%) SAP SD
8 11 (0.29%) SAP WM
9 10 (0.27%) SAP SRM
10 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.19%) Primavera
12 6 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (0.16%) ION MarketView
12 6 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (0.91%) PaaS
1 34 (0.91%) Office 365
2 29 (0.78%) SaaS
3 19 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.35%) GitHub
5 12 (0.32%) IaaS
6 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.13%) Force.com
8 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.11%) Yammer
9 3 (0.080%) Taleo
9 3 (0.080%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.054%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.054%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.054%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.027%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.027%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 141 (3.78%) Firewall
2 125 (3.35%) SAN
3 87 (2.33%) DNS
4 75 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 74 (1.98%) Internet
6 70 (1.88%) LAN
7 69 (1.85%) WAN
8 66 (1.77%) DHCP
9 43 (1.15%) VPN
10 41 (1.10%) Network Security
11 37 (0.99%) Multicast
12 34 (0.91%) NAS
13 32 (0.86%) LDAP
14 29 (0.78%) Wireless
15 28 (0.75%) HTTP
15 28 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 26 (0.70%) Unified Communications
16 26 (0.70%) Intranet
17 25 (0.67%) Wireshark
18 23 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 104 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 52 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 49 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 40 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (0.75%) DTS
12 25 (0.67%) MS Access
13 24 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (0.62%) QlikView
15 22 (0.59%) DB2
16 20 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (0.51%) MySQL
18 18 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
19 15 (0.40%) SAP BW
19 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (1.34%) JIRA
2 48 (1.29%) Subversion
3 35 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 26 (0.70%) Maven
5 23 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 21 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 20 (0.54%) HP UFT
8 15 (0.40%) MSI
9 14 (0.38%) TestDirector
10 13 (0.35%) WinRunner
11 12 (0.32%) ClearCase
12 11 (0.29%) JUnit
12 11 (0.29%) StarTeam
13 10 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (0.27%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.24%) Ant
14 9 (0.24%) Introscope
14 9 (0.24%) ClearQuest
15 8 (0.21%) CruiseControl
General
1 1182 (31.66%) Finance
2 392 (10.50%) Banking
3 232 (6.21%) Retail
4 161 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 102 (2.73%) Legal
6 78 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 76 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 72 (1.93%) Marketing
9 62 (1.66%) Retail Banking
10 54 (1.45%) Front Office
11 53 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 50 (1.34%) Law
13 41 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 39 (1.04%) Back Office
15 37 (0.99%) Publishing
16 29 (0.78%) Billing
17 23 (0.62%) Local Government
18 22 (0.59%) Automotive
19 14 (0.38%) Electronics
20 13 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 838 (22.45%) Analyst
2 655 (17.55%) Project Manager
3 437 (11.71%) Business Analyst
4 269 (7.21%) Change Manager
5 216 (5.79%) Consultant
6 152 (4.07%) Developer
7 135 (3.62%) Business Manager
8 126 (3.38%) Service Manager
9 123 (3.29%) Architect
10 117 (3.13%) Change Analyst
11 105 (2.81%) Administrator
12 98 (2.63%) Programme Manager
13 90 (2.41%) Support Analyst
14 80 (2.14%) Support Engineer
15 75 (2.01%) Senior Manager
16 73 (1.96%) Business Change Manager
17 64 (1.71%) Applications Support
18 62 (1.66%) Delivery Manager
19 61 (1.63%) Infrastructure Manager
19 61 (1.63%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (3.43%) .NET
2 81 (2.17%) Web Services
3 76 (2.04%) Middleware
4 70 (1.88%) XML
5 50 (1.34%) HTML
6 33 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 32 (0.86%) CSS
8 31 (0.83%) WCF
9 30 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 28 (0.75%) Rendezvous
11 27 (0.72%) SOAP
12 25 (0.67%) J2EE
12 25 (0.67%) Java EE
13 24 (0.64%) Spring
14 22 (0.59%) JSP
15 19 (0.51%) jQuery
16 18 (0.48%) WPF
17 16 (0.43%) JSON
18 14 (0.38%) Ajax
18 14 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 414 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 275 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 183 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 71 (1.90%) Clustering
5 63 (1.69%) NHS
6 58 (1.55%) Economics
7 56 (1.50%) PMI
8 55 (1.47%) User Experience
9 52 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 52 (1.39%) CMDB
10 51 (1.37%) Computer Science
11 50 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 43 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 37 (0.99%) FMCG
15 31 (0.83%) Equities
16 26 (0.70%) Replication
16 26 (0.70%) Derivative
17 24 (0.64%) Statistics
18 21 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 520 (13.93%) Windows
2 225 (6.03%) Linux
3 201 (5.38%) UNIX
4 155 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (2.89%) Windows 7
7 95 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 73 (1.96%) AIX
9 71 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (1.71%) Solaris
11 51 (1.37%) Windows XP
12 21 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.43%) CentOS
14 14 (0.38%) HPUX
15 13 (0.35%) zOS
16 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.27%) Android
17 9 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.21%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (26.71%) Project Management
2 854 (22.88%) ITIL
3 602 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 490 (13.13%) PRINCE2
5 397 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
6 394 (10.55%) Service Management
7 318 (8.52%) Business Analysis
8 277 (7.42%) Service Delivery
9 253 (6.78%) Migration
10 235 (6.30%) Incident Management
11 233 (6.24%) Problem Management
12 219 (5.87%) Risk Management
13 195 (5.22%) Programme Management
14 191 (5.12%) Release Management
14 191 (5.12%) Configuration Management
15 172 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 167 (4.47%) Project Planning
17 152 (4.07%) SDLC
18 144 (3.86%) ERP
19 137 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 389 (10.42%) SQL
2 162 (4.34%) Java
3 99 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 98 (2.63%) C#
5 65 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 62 (1.66%) Perl
7 59 (1.58%) C
8 51 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 50 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 45 (1.21%) VB
11 43 (1.15%) Python
12 33 (0.88%) VBScript
13 23 (0.62%) Ruby
14 21 (0.56%) VBA
15 19 (0.51%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.48%) REXX
17 16 (0.43%) PHP
17 16 (0.43%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.38%) JCL
19 13 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 325 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 298 (7.98%) Degree
3 217 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 139 (3.72%) PMI Certification
5 118 (3.16%) PMP
6 110 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
7 85 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 77 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 74 (1.98%) ISEB
10 68 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 64 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 49 (1.31%) CCNA
13 44 (1.18%) MCSE
14 38 (1.02%) CISSP
14 38 (1.02%) APMP
15 36 (0.96%) DV Cleared
16 31 (0.83%) CCNP
17 29 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 27 (0.72%) MCSA
19 26 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (5.84%) SLA
2 173 (4.63%) QA
3 34 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.51%) COBIT
7 18 (0.48%) EMIR
8 17 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.38%) FATCA
10 12 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
11 11 (0.29%) GAMP
11 11 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.24%) P3O
13 8 (0.21%) MiFID
14 7 (0.19%) COSO
15 6 (0.16%) GxP
15 6 (0.16%) ISO 9000
16 5 (0.13%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.11%) AIFMD
17 4 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 194 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 134 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.39%) vSphere
4 43 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 36 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.67%) XenApp
7 15 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.35%) Firmware
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.24%) Veritas File System
10 9 (0.24%) NFS
11 8 (0.21%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 6 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.16%) XenServer
13 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 66 (1.77%) SCCM
2 41 (1.10%) Puppet
3 34 (0.91%) SCOM
4 27 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 26 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.54%) Netcool
8 19 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 19 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
9 18 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
10 17 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 17 (0.46%) Control-M
11 15 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (0.38%) MOM
13 13 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 13 (0.35%) AirWatch
14 12 (0.32%) Nagios
14 12 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 12 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 584 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 283 (7.58%) SAP
3 230 (6.16%) Oracle
4 220 (5.89%) VMware
5 207 (5.55%) Cisco
6 134 (3.59%) HP
7 133 (3.56%) Citrix
8 116 (3.11%) IBM
9 103 (2.76%) Remedy
10 87 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 61 (1.63%) CheckPoint
12 53 (1.42%) F5
13 50 (1.34%) Juniper
14 47 (1.26%) EMC
15 45 (1.21%) CA
16 39 (1.04%) BMC
16 39 (1.04%) Veritas
17 38 (1.02%) Business Objects
17 38 (1.02%) ServiceNow
18 37 (0.99%) McAfee
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