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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 46 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 71 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.28% 2.98% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 4.26% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 24
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£345 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £507 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +93.33%
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
1469 1456 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.91% 69.87% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 783 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 107
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 24 £295 -15.71% 7
Warwickshire 0 15 £400 +18.95% 1
Worcestershire +1 8 £250 -49.97% 5
Wolverhampton - 7 £225 - 2
Shropshire -6 4 £275 -15.38%
Coventry -5 3 - - 2
Solihull +3 2 - -
Staffordshire +7 1 £325 - 2
West Bromwich 0 1 £375 -
Willenhall - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 40 (25.97%) Project Management
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 35 (22.73%) Windows
3 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
4 30 (19.48%) Risk Management
5 26 (16.88%) ITIL
6 24 (15.58%) MS Excel
7 23 (14.94%) PRINCE2
8 22 (14.29%) SAP
9 17 (11.04%) SCOM
10 14 (9.09%) Resource Management
11 13 (8.44%) Degree
11 13 (8.44%) Programme Management
11 13 (8.44%) Service Management
11 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
12 12 (7.79%) MS Project
12 12 (7.79%) MS Office
12 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
12 12 (7.79%) Workflow
12 12 (7.79%) Management Information System
12 12 (7.79%) Change Control
13 11 (7.14%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (7.14%) VMware
13 11 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 11 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (7.14%) Automotive
13 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.95%) Documentum
2 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.79%) MS Project
2 12 (7.79%) MS Office
3 11 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) CA Clarity
1 3 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.95%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.30%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.30%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.65%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) LAN
2 5 (3.25%) Network Security
3 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.60%) X.509
3 4 (2.60%) Internet
3 4 (2.60%) ASN.1
4 3 (1.95%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.95%) Firewall
4 3 (1.95%) SAN
5 2 (1.30%) VPN
5 2 (1.30%) WAN
5 2 (1.30%) DHCP
5 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.30%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (1.30%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.65%) BT 21CN
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.65%) QlikView
4 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.65%) MS Access
4 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Automotive
3 7 (4.55%) Banking
4 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.25%) Retail
6 3 (1.95%) Marketing
6 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.83%) Analyst
2 20 (12.99%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.79%) Server Engineer
4 9 (5.84%) Consultant
5 8 (5.19%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.19%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Administrator
7 6 (3.90%) Vendor Manager
8 5 (3.25%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (3.25%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.25%) Desktop Support
9 4 (2.60%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.60%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.60%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (2.60%) Change Manager
9 4 (2.60%) PMO Manager
9 4 (2.60%) SAP Support
9 4 (2.60%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) GTK+
2 2 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) J2EE
3 1 (0.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.90%) PMI
4 4 (2.60%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.60%) PKI
5 3 (1.95%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.30%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.73%) Windows
2 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.90%) Linux
5 4 (2.60%) UNIX
6 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.30%) HPUX
7 2 (1.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) Project Management
2 30 (19.48%) Risk Management
3 26 (16.88%) ITIL
4 23 (14.94%) PRINCE2
5 14 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 13 (8.44%) Programme Management
6 13 (8.44%) Service Management
7 12 (7.79%) Workflow
7 12 (7.79%) Change Control
8 11 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.84%) ERP
11 8 (5.19%) Logistics
11 8 (5.19%) Release Management
12 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.55%) SQL
2 4 (2.60%) C#
2 4 (2.60%) C++
3 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.95%) ABAP
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 11 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.25%) PgMP
4 5 (3.25%) PMP
4 5 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.60%) APMP
6 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.30%) HND
7 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) MCITP
8 1 (0.65%) CAPM
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) P3O
3 3 (1.95%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.30%) XenApp
4 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.04%) SCOM
2 2 (1.30%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.30%) SCCM
2 2 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.29%) SAP
3 11 (7.14%) VMware
4 8 (5.19%) Oracle
5 7 (4.55%) Remedy
6 5 (3.25%) Cisco
7 4 (2.60%) HP
7 4 (2.60%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.95%) Cadence
8 3 (1.95%) Primavera
8 3 (1.95%) CA
9 2 (1.30%) Avaya
9 2 (1.30%) Citrix
9 2 (1.30%) Siebel
9 2 (1.30%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.30%) AppSense
9 2 (1.30%) F5
10 1 (0.65%) Civica
10 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
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