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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 54 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1870 1858 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.42% 3.64% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 5.00% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1061 1229
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 19 52
Average hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £17.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £42.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +17.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
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 £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -3 1665 £413 - 358
London -8 767 £450 +4.34% 147
South East +2 308 £375 -0.66% 75
City of London -5 148 £450 +5.88% 49
South West -7 135 £394 +3.61% 33
Scotland +7 126 £375 -5.30% 27
North West -4 93 £402 +12.51% 15
West Midlands +4 92 £380 +5.92% 21
Berkshire +18 84 £390 +4.00% 16
East of England -4 83 £325 -16.12% 16
Yorkshire -5 78 £350 -6.66% 20
West Yorkshire 0 60 £350 -12.50% 17
East Midlands -9 56 £450 +2.85% 17
Surrey -7 55 £362 -19.55% 12
Hampshire -6 54 £375 -6.25% 10
Swindon +14 51 £400 +0.62% 6
Wiltshire +12 51 £400 +3.49% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 48 £381 +27.08% 12
Leeds +11 41 £350 -12.50% 12
Milton Keynes +1 41 £375 +25.00% 8
Glasgow +14 38 £340 -15.00% 10
Cheshire +9 35 £413 +19.27% 3
Birmingham +6 33 £345 -1.57% 8
Manchester 0 31 £415 +18.57% 8
Wales -7 30 £375 -0.66% 9
South Wales -7 29 £375 -1.31% 9
Reading +12 28 £350 +79.48% 6
Edinburgh -26 27 £425 +7.32% 10
Bristol -21 26 £327 -12.83% 11
Hertfordshire -2 25 £325 -16.12% 1

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 1161 (30.50%) Finance
2 1064 (27.95%) Project Management
3 734 (19.28%) ITIL
4 598 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 556 (14.60%) Banking
6 520 (13.66%) PRINCE2
7 503 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 466 (12.24%) Windows
9 338 (8.88%) Oracle
10 337 (8.85%) MS Excel
11 322 (8.46%) SAP
12 315 (8.27%) SQL
13 308 (8.09%) Service Management
14 298 (7.83%) Business Analysis
15 297 (7.80%) Security Cleared
16 288 (7.57%) MS Project
17 283 (7.43%) Retail
17 283 (7.43%) Degree
18 280 (7.35%) Service Delivery
19 269 (7.07%) Migration
20 262 (6.88%) Configuration Management
21 249 (6.54%) MS Office
22 248 (6.51%) UNIX
23 239 (6.28%) Risk Management
24 234 (6.15%) Project Planning
25 232 (6.09%) Management Information System
25 232 (6.09%) Linux
26 219 (5.75%) Incident Management
27 211 (5.54%) Programme Management
28 208 (5.46%) SharePoint

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 208 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 48 (1.26%) MS Project Server
4 45 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 43 (1.13%) IIS
6 37 (0.97%) Lync
7 34 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 30 (0.79%) CMS
9 28 (0.74%) Apache
9 28 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 26 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 22 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 20 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
14 19 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.47%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.45%) SAS
17 16 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 337 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 288 (7.57%) MS Project
3 249 (6.54%) MS Office
4 141 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 126 (3.31%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.21%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.11%) CATIA
8 4 (0.11%) Windchill
8 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.053%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.026%) SPSS
10 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.026%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 67 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 43 (1.13%) SAP SRM
3 38 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 30 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (0.47%) SAP HR
7 17 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 17 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 16 (0.42%) SAP ERP
9 14 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (0.34%) assyst
11 12 (0.32%) RMDS
12 11 (0.29%) SAP PM
13 10 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (0.26%) SAP QM
14 9 (0.24%) Maximo
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.05%) SaaS
2 18 (0.47%) Office 365
3 11 (0.29%) IaaS
4 9 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.24%) PaaS
5 8 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.13%) Taleo
7 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.053%) Force.com
9 2 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.026%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 151 (3.97%) Firewall
2 125 (3.28%) DNS
3 89 (2.34%) SAN
4 84 (2.21%) WAN
5 82 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 58 (1.52%) LAN
7 55 (1.44%) Internet
8 50 (1.31%) LDAP
9 49 (1.29%) DHCP
10 46 (1.21%) VPN
11 44 (1.16%) MPLS
12 35 (0.92%) Network Security
13 34 (0.89%) Intranet
14 31 (0.81%) BGP
15 30 (0.79%) 4G
15 30 (0.79%) HTTP
16 25 (0.66%) 3G
16 25 (0.66%) NAS
16 25 (0.66%) Multicast
16 25 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 67 (1.76%) Oracle Database
3 55 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 45 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (0.84%) MySQL
7 31 (0.81%) SAP BW
7 31 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 27 (0.71%) DTS
11 25 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 24 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
14 22 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 21 (0.55%) OLAP
16 17 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.37%) DB2
18 11 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (1.16%) Subversion
2 39 (1.02%) JIRA
3 22 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 20 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (0.24%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.21%) Maven
10 8 (0.21%) Serena SBM
10 8 (0.21%) TestDirector
11 7 (0.18%) WinRunner
11 7 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.13%) Rational Rose
12 5 (0.13%) Introscope
12 5 (0.13%) ERwin
13 4 (0.11%) MSI
13 4 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.079%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1161 (30.50%) Finance
2 556 (14.60%) Banking
3 283 (7.43%) Retail
4 183 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 134 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 106 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 100 (2.63%) Back Office
8 96 (2.52%) Retail Banking
9 95 (2.50%) Front Office
10 80 (2.10%) Legal
11 75 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 67 (1.76%) Marketing
13 53 (1.39%) Local Government
14 48 (1.26%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.97%) Publishing
16 27 (0.71%) Billing
17 26 (0.68%) German Language
17 26 (0.68%) Advertising
18 19 (0.50%) French Language
19 17 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 959 (25.19%) Analyst
2 735 (19.31%) Project Manager
3 479 (12.58%) Business Analyst
4 295 (7.75%) Change Manager
5 222 (5.83%) Consultant
6 126 (3.31%) Developer
7 113 (2.97%) Change Analyst
8 112 (2.94%) Business Manager
9 106 (2.78%) Administrator
10 103 (2.71%) Senior Manager
11 102 (2.68%) Programme Manager
12 97 (2.55%) Service Manager
13 93 (2.44%) Architect
14 85 (2.23%) PMO Analyst
15 83 (2.18%) SAP Manager
16 76 (2.00%) Business Change Manager
17 75 (1.97%) Support Analyst
18 71 (1.86%) Applications Support
19 64 (1.68%) Senior Project Manager
20 63 (1.65%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (2.55%) .NET
2 83 (2.18%) Web Services
3 55 (1.44%) Middleware
4 48 (1.26%) XML
5 39 (1.02%) SOAP
5 39 (1.02%) HTML
6 38 (1.00%) J2EE
7 30 (0.79%) Rendezvous
8 24 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 21 (0.55%) CSS
10 16 (0.42%) jQuery
11 14 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (0.37%) REST
11 14 (0.37%) Android SDK
11 14 (0.37%) LAMP
12 12 (0.32%) .NET Framework
13 11 (0.29%) HTML5
13 11 (0.29%) WCF
14 9 (0.24%) XSLT
14 9 (0.24%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 232 (6.09%) Management Information System
2 86 (2.26%) PMI
3 77 (2.02%) NHS
4 59 (1.55%) CMDB
5 52 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 51 (1.34%) Economics
7 47 (1.23%) Clustering
8 46 (1.21%) Fixed Income
8 46 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 45 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 44 (1.16%) FMCG
11 35 (0.92%) Blackberry
12 34 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.60%) Replication
13 23 (0.60%) Derivative
14 19 (0.50%) N-Tier
14 19 (0.50%) Equities
15 16 (0.42%) Credit Risk
16 14 (0.37%) Open Source
17 13 (0.34%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 466 (12.24%) Windows
2 248 (6.51%) UNIX
3 232 (6.09%) Linux
4 158 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (2.84%) Windows 7
7 60 (1.58%) Solaris
8 59 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (1.37%) Windows XP
10 49 (1.29%) AIX
11 40 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (0.63%) Android
13 23 (0.60%) SUSE
14 13 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.26%) VMS
15 10 (0.26%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.18%) HPUX
17 6 (0.16%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.16%) MVS
17 6 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1064 (27.95%) Project Management
2 734 (19.28%) ITIL
3 598 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 520 (13.66%) PRINCE2
5 308 (8.09%) Service Management
6 298 (7.83%) Business Analysis
7 280 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 269 (7.07%) Migration
9 262 (6.88%) Configuration Management
10 239 (6.28%) Risk Management
11 234 (6.15%) Project Planning
12 219 (5.75%) Incident Management
13 211 (5.54%) Programme Management
14 190 (4.99%) Change Control
15 186 (4.89%) Problem Management
16 185 (4.86%) ERP
17 160 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 155 (4.07%) CRM
19 148 (3.89%) Business Transformation
20 146 (3.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 315 (8.27%) SQL
2 145 (3.81%) Java
3 88 (2.31%) C
4 80 (2.10%) Perl
5 74 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 56 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 39 (1.02%) C#
8 36 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 27 (0.71%) PHP
10 26 (0.68%) Python
10 26 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 24 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 17 (0.45%) VB
13 15 (0.39%) VBScript
14 13 (0.34%) VBA
15 9 (0.24%) ABAP
15 9 (0.24%) Korn
16 8 (0.21%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.18%) COBOL
17 7 (0.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 297 (7.80%) Security Cleared
2 283 (7.43%) Degree
3 187 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 134 (3.52%) PMI Certification
5 94 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
6 70 (1.84%) PMP
7 68 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 67 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 65 (1.71%) ISEB
10 63 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 55 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
12 46 (1.21%) DV Cleared
13 38 (1.00%) CCNP
14 34 (0.89%) CCNA
15 31 (0.81%) MCSE
16 25 (0.66%) MCITP
16 25 (0.66%) MCTS
17 23 (0.60%) ISTQB
18 22 (0.58%) MCSA
19 17 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (4.52%) SLA
2 152 (3.99%) QA
3 31 (0.81%) P3O
4 25 (0.66%) EMIR
4 25 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.42%) COBIT
9 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 9 (0.24%) FATCA
10 9 (0.24%) Basel III
11 8 (0.21%) ISO 14001
12 7 (0.18%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.13%) Basel II
13 5 (0.13%) MiFID
13 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.11%) AIFMD
14 4 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 155 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 93 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 25 (0.66%) XenApp
6 24 (0.63%) vSphere
7 23 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.18%) NFS
13 6 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (0.16%) XenServer
14 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.13%) vCloud
15 4 (0.11%) Varnish
15 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.079%) FreeRADIUS
16 3 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 43 (1.13%) SCCM
2 36 (0.95%) SCOM
3 30 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 18 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 17 (0.45%) 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 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (0.26%) BladeLogic
11 10 (0.26%) Puppet
12 9 (0.24%) Unicenter
12 9 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 503 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 338 (8.88%) Oracle
3 322 (8.46%) SAP
4 157 (4.12%) Cisco
5 145 (3.81%) VMware
6 142 (3.73%) Citrix
7 122 (3.20%) HP
8 78 (2.05%) Remedy
9 70 (1.84%) IBM
10 69 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 60 (1.58%) Juniper
11 60 (1.58%) EMC
12 48 (1.26%) CA
12 48 (1.26%) Siebel
13 43 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
14 40 (1.05%) CheckPoint
15 37 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 37 (0.97%) BMC
16 34 (0.89%) TIBCO
16 34 (0.89%) Cognos
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Day D.O.E. - Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Rate DOE and role applied for.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £25 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago