The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 46 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Change Management 111 125 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.48% 4.89% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 6.23% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 76 46
Median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 6
Median hourly rate - £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +59.18%
Change Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2604 2007 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.73% 78.58% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1166 1017
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 101 109
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the West Midlands region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the West Midlands region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 37 £388 -8.82% 6
Warwickshire -12 22 £450 +50.00% 2
Shropshire -20 17 £413 -28.48% 1
Coventry -8 15 £400 -8.57% 3
Herefordshire +13 5 £363 -17.14%
Worcestershire 0 5 £381 +100.65%
Solihull +4 3 - - 1
Staffordshire -8 3 £450 +22.03% 2
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 75 (34.40%) Finance
2 48 (22.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (20.64%) Project Management
4 38 (17.43%) ITIL
5 34 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (15.14%) Risk Management
7 32 (14.68%) PRINCE2
8 30 (13.76%) MS Excel
9 27 (12.39%) MS Office
10 24 (11.01%) Resource Management
10 24 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (8.72%) Line Management
11 19 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (8.72%) Business Analysis
11 19 (8.72%) Matrix Organization
12 18 (8.26%) Open Workbench
12 18 (8.26%) Business Transformation
12 18 (8.26%) Service Delivery
13 17 (7.80%) Service Management
13 17 (7.80%) Retail
13 17 (7.80%) MS Project
14 16 (7.34%) Project Governance
14 16 (7.34%) Conflict Management
15 15 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (5.96%) Data Analysis
16 13 (5.96%) Microsoft
16 13 (5.96%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (5.96%) Waterfall
17 12 (5.50%) Test Scripting
17 12 (5.50%) Problem Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.83%) Confluence
2 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.83%) SAS
2 4 (1.83%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.39%) MS Office
3 18 (8.26%) Open Workbench
4 17 (7.80%) MS Project
5 12 (5.50%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.46%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.92%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.46%) assyst
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.46%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.46%) Primavera
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.83%) Yammer
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.92%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.46%) G Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.05%) Firewall
2 10 (4.59%) WAN
3 8 (3.67%) LAN
4 6 (2.75%) BGP
4 6 (2.75%) OSPF
5 5 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.83%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.83%) Skype
6 4 (1.83%) VLAN
6 4 (1.83%) WebEx
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.38%) H.323
7 3 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.38%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (1.38%) VoIP
7 3 (1.38%) VPN
7 3 (1.38%) Wireless
8 2 (0.92%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.92%) Pentaho
3 2 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.46%) DataStage
4 1 (0.46%) GIS
4 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) JIRA
2 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.92%) JUnit
2 2 (0.92%) Maven
2 2 (0.92%) Mockito
2 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.46%) StarTeam
General
1 75 (34.40%) Finance
2 17 (7.80%) Retail
3 8 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.21%) Banking
5 5 (2.29%) Automotive
5 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.92%) Billing
8 2 (0.92%) Law
8 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Marketing
8 2 (0.92%) Military
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (26.15%) Analyst
2 53 (24.31%) Project Manager
3 32 (14.68%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.80%) Business Change Manager
5 15 (6.88%) Change Manager
6 13 (5.96%) Business Manager
7 12 (5.50%) IT Manager
8 10 (4.59%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (4.59%) Business Change Project Manager
8 10 (4.59%) PMO Manager
9 9 (4.13%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.67%) Consultant
11 7 (3.21%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.75%) Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (2.75%) ITIL Manager
13 5 (2.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.38%) EDI
1 3 (1.38%) Web Services
2 2 (0.92%) J2EE
2 2 (0.92%) Spring
3 1 (0.46%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.46%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.67%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.67%) PMI
5 7 (3.21%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.75%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.83%) CMDB
7 4 (1.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
8 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.46%) Blog
9 1 (0.46%) BYOD
9 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.50%) Windows
2 6 (2.75%) Linux
3 5 (2.29%) Unix
3 5 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.38%) AIX
5 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) CentOS
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (20.64%) Project Management
3 38 (17.43%) ITIL
4 34 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (15.14%) Risk Management
6 32 (14.68%) PRINCE2
7 24 (11.01%) Resource Management
8 19 (8.72%) Business Analysis
8 19 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (8.72%) Line Management
8 19 (8.72%) Matrix Organization
9 18 (8.26%) Business Transformation
9 18 (8.26%) Service Delivery
10 17 (7.80%) Service Management
11 16 (7.34%) Conflict Management
11 16 (7.34%) Project Governance
12 15 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (5.96%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.96%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.83%) Java
2 3 (1.38%) SQL
3 2 (0.92%) Python
3 2 (0.92%) R
3 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.46%) ABAP
4 1 (0.46%) C
4 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.46%) Perl
4 1 (0.46%) PHP
4 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (5.96%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.05%) ISEB
4 8 (3.67%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.83%) CCNA
6 4 (1.83%) Degree
6 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.92%) CBAP
8 2 (0.92%) CCDP
8 2 (0.92%) CCNP
8 2 (0.92%) CISA
8 2 (0.92%) CISSP
8 2 (0.92%) MCSE
8 2 (0.92%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.46%) APMP
9 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) QA
1 11 (5.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) Postfix
3 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.92%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.46%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.46%) Control-M
3 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.46%) Netcool
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (5.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.59%) SAP
3 9 (4.13%) Cisco
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle
4 4 (1.83%) Fujitsu
4 4 (1.83%) HP
5 3 (1.38%) BT
5 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.92%) Citrix
6 2 (0.92%) F5
6 2 (0.92%) Informatica
6 2 (0.92%) Juniper
6 2 (0.92%) Nokia
6 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.92%) Teradata
7 1 (0.46%) Ariba
7 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.46%) Dell
7 1 (0.46%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.46%) Sun
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