The first table below looks at the demand for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 47 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 75 91 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.15% 4.97% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 7.25% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 45
Average daily rate £375 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +124.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +124.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -11 17 £399 +66.14% 5
Birmingham -15 11 £350 - 4
Warwickshire -3 10 £298 -4.80% 1
Shropshire 0 7 £425 +30.26%
Solihull - 6 £325 -
Worcestershire +7 4 £325 +23.80% 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 1 £475 +126.19%
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 46 (34.33%) Project Management
2 42 (31.34%) Finance
3 26 (19.40%) ITIL
4 24 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (16.42%) SAP
6 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
7 20 (14.93%) Degree
8 16 (11.94%) MS Office
8 16 (11.94%) Change Control
9 15 (11.19%) MS Project
9 15 (11.19%) Risk Management
10 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
11 13 (9.70%) Business Analysis
12 12 (8.96%) Manufacturing
13 10 (7.46%) Automotive
13 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery
13 10 (7.46%) Management Information System
14 8 (5.97%) Service Management
14 8 (5.97%) Six Sigma
14 8 (5.97%) Oracle
14 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
14 8 (5.97%) Programme Management
14 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
14 8 (5.97%) Publishing
15 7 (5.22%) Incident Management
15 7 (5.22%) HP
15 7 (5.22%) SAS
15 7 (5.22%) Progress

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (5.22%) SAS
2 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Documentum
4 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Office
2 15 (11.19%) MS Project
3 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
4 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.48%) CATIA
6 5 (3.73%) Open Workbench
7 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.24%) Agresso
2 2 (1.49%) Exchequer
2 2 (1.49%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.75%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) 2G
2 3 (2.24%) LAN
2 3 (2.24%) WAN
2 3 (2.24%) 3G
2 3 (2.24%) SAN
2 3 (2.24%) LTE
2 3 (2.24%) NAS
3 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) Broadband
3 1 (0.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) BGP
3 1 (0.75%) OSPF
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) 4G
3 1 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.99%) OLAP
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) MS Access
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.75%) ERwin
3 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (31.34%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.46%) Automotive
4 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.97%) Publishing
5 5 (3.73%) Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Project Manager
2 24 (17.91%) Analyst
3 16 (11.94%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.46%) Change Manager
5 7 (5.22%) SAP Manager
6 6 (4.48%) Deployment Manager
7 5 (3.73%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (3.73%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.73%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.73%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.99%) PMO Lead
8 4 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.99%) Change Analyst
9 3 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.24%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.24%) Release Manager
9 3 (2.24%) Business Change Analyst
9 3 (2.24%) Administrator
9 3 (2.24%) Consultant
9 3 (2.24%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.48%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.99%) PMI
4 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.49%) NHS
4 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.49%) Physics
5 1 (0.75%) Replication
5 1 (0.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Informatics
5 1 (0.75%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.22%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) AIX
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.99%) Linux
4 3 (2.24%) UNIX
4 3 (2.24%) Solaris
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.33%) Project Management
2 26 (19.40%) ITIL
3 24 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
5 16 (11.94%) Change Control
6 15 (11.19%) Risk Management
7 13 (9.70%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.97%) Service Management
9 8 (5.97%) Six Sigma
9 8 (5.97%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.22%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.22%) ERP
10 7 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.48%) Procure-to-pay
11 6 (4.48%) CAD
11 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.48%) Resource Management
11 6 (4.48%) Release Management
11 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.75%) Korn
1 1 (0.75%) Ruby
1 1 (0.75%) C#
1 1 (0.75%) Java
1 1 (0.75%) Perl
1 1 (0.75%) VB
1 1 (0.75%) ABAP
1 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) ISEB
4 4 (2.99%) PMP
4 4 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.49%) CAPM
7 1 (0.75%) MBA
7 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.75%) MCSA
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) CCNA
7 1 (0.75%) CCDP
7 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) P3O
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (16.42%) SAP
2 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.97%) Oracle
4 7 (5.22%) HP
4 7 (5.22%) Progress
5 5 (3.73%) JBoss
6 3 (2.24%) Citrix
6 3 (2.24%) EMC
6 3 (2.24%) CA
6 3 (2.24%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.49%) Lotus
7 2 (1.49%) Remedy
7 2 (1.49%) Cognos
7 2 (1.49%) Cisco
7 2 (1.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Teradata
8 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.75%) PlateSpin
8 1 (0.75%) Fujitsu
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