The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 54 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1872 1870 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.43% 3.66% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 5.01% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1052 1213
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 55
Average hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £17.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £85.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +11.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 1669 £418 +2.01% 366
London -7 776 £458 +5.17% 149
South East +3 305 £375 -2.28% 87
City of London -15 146 £450 +6.50% 54
South West -6 135 £398 +2.91% 32
Scotland -2 123 £375 -5.30% 18
North West +4 92 £401 +12.02% 20
West Midlands +8 90 £400 +11.49% 14
Berkshire +15 84 £400 +3.22% 20
East of England -7 84 £369 -4.83% 18
Yorkshire -16 75 £350 -6.66% 19
East Midlands -7 60 £450 +4.34% 15
West Yorkshire -5 58 £350 -11.61% 17
Surrey -3 54 £372 -17.33% 12
Hampshire -4 53 £375 -5.06% 18
Wiltshire +5 47 £400 +6.52% 5
Swindon +12 45 £400 +3.49% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 42 £375 +30.43% 13
Glasgow +13 40 £345 -13.75% 5
Leeds -2 39 £350 -12.50% 9
Milton Keynes -1 36 £375 +33.33% 10
Cheshire +4 33 £393 +13.50% 4
Manchester -7 33 £350 - 11
Birmingham +1 30 £342 -11.67% 6
Wales -8 29 £375 -1.31% 9
Reading +8 28 £375 +92.30% 6
South Wales 0 28 £375 -1.31% 9
Bristol -17 27 £328 -17.17% 10
Edinburgh -32 25 £425 +7.32% 9
Hertfordshire -3 24 £325 -16.12% 5

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1171 (30.62%) Finance
2 1065 (27.85%) Project Management
3 745 (19.48%) ITIL
4 600 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 554 (14.49%) Banking
6 529 (13.83%) PRINCE2
7 508 (13.28%) Microsoft
8 472 (12.34%) Windows
9 341 (8.92%) Oracle
10 338 (8.84%) MS Excel
11 321 (8.39%) SQL
12 318 (8.32%) SAP
13 309 (8.08%) Service Management
14 301 (7.87%) Business Analysis
15 300 (7.85%) Security Cleared
16 287 (7.51%) Service Delivery
16 287 (7.51%) MS Project
17 286 (7.48%) Retail
18 278 (7.27%) Migration
19 277 (7.24%) Degree
20 263 (6.88%) MS Office
21 258 (6.75%) Configuration Management
22 254 (6.64%) UNIX
23 243 (6.35%) Risk Management
24 240 (6.28%) Project Planning
25 235 (6.15%) Management Information System
26 234 (6.12%) Linux
27 223 (5.83%) Incident Management
28 217 (5.67%) Programme Management
29 207 (5.41%) SharePoint

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 207 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 46 (1.20%) MS Project Server
4 44 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 44 (1.15%) IIS
5 37 (0.97%) Lync
6 34 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 32 (0.84%) CMS
8 30 (0.78%) Apache
9 29 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 25 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
13 20 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.47%) SAS
16 17 (0.44%) IBM Notes
17 16 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 338 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 287 (7.51%) MS Project
3 263 (6.88%) MS Office
4 146 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 140 (3.66%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.21%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.10%) Windchill
9 3 (0.078%) CATIA
10 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.052%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.026%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.026%) SPSS
11 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 74 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 43 (1.12%) SAP SRM
3 42 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 21 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 17 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 16 (0.42%) SAP HR
7 16 (0.42%) SAP ERP
8 15 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 14 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.34%) assyst
11 12 (0.31%) RMDS
12 11 (0.29%) SAP PM
12 11 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.26%) SAP QM
13 10 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
14 9 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.07%) SaaS
2 20 (0.52%) Office 365
3 11 (0.29%) IaaS
4 9 (0.24%) PaaS
4 9 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.10%) Taleo
6 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.052%) Force.com
8 2 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.026%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 155 (4.05%) Firewall
2 127 (3.32%) DNS
3 93 (2.43%) SAN
4 90 (2.35%) WAN
5 84 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 62 (1.62%) LAN
7 59 (1.54%) Internet
8 51 (1.33%) VPN
9 49 (1.28%) DHCP
10 48 (1.26%) LDAP
11 46 (1.20%) MPLS
12 35 (0.92%) Intranet
13 34 (0.89%) Network Security
14 32 (0.84%) BGP
15 30 (0.78%) HTTP
15 30 (0.78%) 4G
16 27 (0.71%) Multicast
16 27 (0.71%) NAS
16 27 (0.71%) 3G
17 25 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 68 (1.78%) Oracle Database
3 54 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 45 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (0.84%) MySQL
7 31 (0.81%) SAP BW
8 29 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (0.68%) DTS
9 26 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 25 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 22 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (0.55%) OLAP
14 17 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.37%) DB2
16 11 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 46 (1.20%) Subversion
2 41 (1.07%) JIRA
3 24 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
6 18 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (0.24%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.24%) Maven
10 8 (0.21%) TestDirector
10 8 (0.21%) Serena SBM
11 7 (0.18%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.18%) WinRunner
12 5 (0.13%) Introscope
12 5 (0.13%) ERwin
12 5 (0.13%) Rational Rose
13 4 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.10%) MSI
14 3 (0.078%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1171 (30.62%) Finance
2 554 (14.49%) Banking
3 286 (7.48%) Retail
4 186 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 139 (3.63%) Investment Banking
6 106 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 101 (2.64%) Back Office
8 98 (2.56%) Front Office
9 97 (2.54%) Retail Banking
10 77 (2.01%) Legal
11 74 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 66 (1.73%) Marketing
13 53 (1.39%) Local Government
14 47 (1.23%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.97%) Publishing
16 28 (0.73%) Billing
17 27 (0.71%) German Language
17 27 (0.71%) Advertising
18 19 (0.50%) French Language
19 17 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 960 (25.10%) Analyst
2 740 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 475 (12.42%) Business Analyst
4 294 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 223 (5.83%) Consultant
6 127 (3.32%) Developer
7 114 (2.98%) Change Analyst
8 113 (2.96%) Business Manager
9 109 (2.85%) Administrator
10 106 (2.77%) Programme Manager
11 99 (2.59%) Senior Manager
11 99 (2.59%) Service Manager
12 96 (2.51%) Architect
13 85 (2.22%) SAP Manager
13 85 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
14 77 (2.01%) Support Analyst
15 76 (1.99%) Business Change Manager
16 73 (1.91%) Applications Support
17 63 (1.65%) Senior Project Manager
18 61 (1.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (2.54%) .NET
2 80 (2.09%) Web Services
3 53 (1.39%) Middleware
4 50 (1.31%) XML
5 40 (1.05%) HTML
6 39 (1.02%) SOAP
7 37 (0.97%) J2EE
8 31 (0.81%) Rendezvous
9 24 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 22 (0.58%) CSS
11 16 (0.42%) jQuery
12 15 (0.39%) REST
12 15 (0.39%) LAMP
13 14 (0.37%) Android SDK
14 12 (0.31%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.29%) HTML5
15 11 (0.29%) WCF
15 11 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
16 10 (0.26%) XSLT
17 9 (0.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 235 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 86 (2.25%) PMI
3 78 (2.04%) NHS
4 58 (1.52%) CMDB
5 54 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 52 (1.36%) Economics
7 50 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 48 (1.26%) Clustering
9 45 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 44 (1.15%) Mainframe
11 43 (1.12%) FMCG
12 35 (0.92%) Blackberry
13 34 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (0.60%) Derivative
14 23 (0.60%) Replication
15 21 (0.55%) Equities
16 19 (0.50%) N-Tier
17 17 (0.44%) Credit Risk
18 14 (0.37%) Open Source
19 13 (0.34%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 472 (12.34%) Windows
2 254 (6.64%) UNIX
3 234 (6.12%) Linux
4 161 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 62 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (1.57%) Solaris
9 51 (1.33%) Windows XP
10 49 (1.28%) AIX
11 40 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (0.63%) SUSE
12 24 (0.63%) Android
13 14 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 10 (0.26%) VMS
16 7 (0.18%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.18%) HPUX
17 6 (0.16%) MVS
17 6 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1065 (27.85%) Project Management
2 745 (19.48%) ITIL
3 600 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 529 (13.83%) PRINCE2
5 309 (8.08%) Service Management
6 301 (7.87%) Business Analysis
7 287 (7.51%) Service Delivery
8 278 (7.27%) Migration
9 258 (6.75%) Configuration Management
10 243 (6.35%) Risk Management
11 240 (6.28%) Project Planning
12 223 (5.83%) Incident Management
13 217 (5.67%) Programme Management
14 192 (5.02%) Change Control
15 187 (4.89%) Problem Management
16 184 (4.81%) ERP
17 163 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 155 (4.05%) CRM
19 146 (3.82%) Business Transformation
20 145 (3.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (8.39%) SQL
2 145 (3.79%) Java
3 91 (2.38%) C
4 84 (2.20%) Perl
5 73 (1.91%) PowerShell
6 58 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 39 (1.02%) C#
8 37 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 28 (0.73%) Python
10 27 (0.71%) PHP
11 26 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 24 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.39%) VB
14 14 (0.37%) VBScript
15 13 (0.34%) VBA
16 10 (0.26%) Korn
17 9 (0.24%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.24%) ABAP
18 7 (0.18%) REXX
18 7 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 300 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 277 (7.24%) Degree
3 189 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 135 (3.53%) PMI Certification
5 95 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 73 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 71 (1.86%) PMP
8 68 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 65 (1.70%) ISEB
10 64 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 56 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
12 47 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 39 (1.02%) CCNP
14 34 (0.89%) CCNA
15 32 (0.84%) MCSE
16 25 (0.65%) MCTS
16 25 (0.65%) MCITP
17 24 (0.63%) ISTQB
18 22 (0.58%) MCSA
19 18 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (4.60%) SLA
2 157 (4.11%) QA
3 31 (0.81%) P3O
4 25 (0.65%) EMIR
4 25 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.42%) COBIT
9 12 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.26%) ISO 9000
11 9 (0.24%) FATCA
11 9 (0.24%) Basel III
12 8 (0.21%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.18%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.13%) MiFID
14 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
14 5 (0.13%) Basel II
15 4 (0.10%) GxP
15 4 (0.10%) AIFMD
System Software
1 156 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 95 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 29 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 26 (0.68%) XenApp
5 24 (0.63%) vSphere
6 23 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.18%) NFS
12 6 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.16%) XenServer
12 6 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (0.13%) vCloud
14 4 (0.10%) Varnish
15 3 (0.078%) FreeRADIUS
15 3 (0.078%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 45 (1.18%) SCCM
2 37 (0.97%) SCOM
3 31 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 18 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 17 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.37%) Netcool
8 13 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (0.34%) HP SIM
8 13 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 11 (0.29%) BladeLogic
10 11 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (0.26%) Puppet
12 9 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.24%) Unicenter
13 8 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 508 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 341 (8.92%) Oracle
3 318 (8.32%) SAP
4 159 (4.16%) Cisco
5 148 (3.87%) VMware
6 145 (3.79%) Citrix
7 125 (3.27%) HP
8 79 (2.07%) Remedy
9 72 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 71 (1.86%) IBM
11 62 (1.62%) EMC
12 60 (1.57%) Juniper
13 48 (1.26%) Siebel
14 47 (1.23%) CA
15 43 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
16 40 (1.05%) CheckPoint
17 38 (0.99%) BMC
18 36 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
18 36 (0.94%) NetApp
19 35 (0.92%) TIBCO
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London
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