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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 38 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Change Management 90 85 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.55% 4.09% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 6.13% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 60
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£380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.90 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +23.68%
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
1785 1386 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.41% 66.73% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 722 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.75 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
Warwickshire +9 24 £425 +14.86% 1
Birmingham -6 24 £287 -42.70% 5
Coventry -9 16 £325 -13.33% 3
Shropshire 0 5 £410 -
Staffordshire -2 4 £325 +20.37% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £355 -
Worcestershire - 2 £475 - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (31.10%) Finance
2 49 (29.88%) Project Management
3 30 (18.29%) SAP
4 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
5 24 (14.63%) ITIL
6 21 (12.80%) Change Control
7 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
8 19 (11.59%) Risk Management
8 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.37%) Project Planning
9 17 (10.37%) PRINCE2
10 16 (9.76%) Validation
10 16 (9.76%) Degree
11 15 (9.15%) Resource Management
11 15 (9.15%) MS Office
12 14 (8.54%) Oracle
12 14 (8.54%) Programme Management
13 13 (7.93%) Business Analysis
13 13 (7.93%) Management Information System
14 12 (7.32%) Manufacturing
14 12 (7.32%) Windows
14 12 (7.32%) Incident Management
15 11 (6.71%) Requirements Management
15 11 (6.71%) SAP Implementation
15 11 (6.71%) Banking
15 11 (6.71%) MS Project
15 11 (6.71%) Service Management
15 11 (6.71%) Business Transformation
15 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
15 11 (6.71%) Rational DOORS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.27%) SAS
3 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.44%) Apache
4 4 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.83%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.22%) Documentum
6 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.15%) MS Office
3 11 (6.71%) MS Project
4 9 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.05%) Open Workbench
6 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) ENOVIA
2 4 (2.44%) Agresso
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (1.22%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.61%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) LDAP
1 4 (2.44%) SSL
1 4 (2.44%) SAN
1 4 (2.44%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) Broadband
2 3 (1.83%) WAN
2 3 (1.83%) NAS
2 3 (1.83%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) OLAP
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.22%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) MS Access
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.22%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) ERwin
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (31.10%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.71%) Banking
4 9 (5.49%) Automotive
5 7 (4.27%) Retail
6 6 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.44%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.83%) Back Office
8 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.22%) Local Government
9 2 (1.22%) Marketing
9 2 (1.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) French Language
10 1 (0.61%) German Language
10 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (21.34%) Project Manager
2 28 (17.07%) Analyst
3 16 (9.76%) Change Manager
4 13 (7.93%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.49%) Release Manager
5 9 (5.49%) Administrator
6 8 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (4.88%) SAP Manager
7 7 (4.27%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Consultant
7 7 (4.27%) Design Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Business Manager
8 6 (3.66%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.66%) SAP Change Manager
8 6 (3.66%) Change and Release Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Architect
10 4 (2.44%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.44%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.61%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.61%) J2EE
3 1 (0.61%) SAML
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.27%) Mathematics
2 7 (4.27%) Physics
3 6 (3.66%) Human Factors
4 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.83%) PMI
5 2 (1.22%) Economics
5 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.61%) Informatics
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Windows
2 8 (4.88%) Solaris
2 8 (4.88%) Linux
3 6 (3.66%) AIX
4 4 (2.44%) UNIX
4 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.44%) SUSE
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.88%) Project Management
2 24 (14.63%) ITIL
3 21 (12.80%) Change Control
4 19 (11.59%) Risk Management
4 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.37%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.37%) Project Planning
6 16 (9.76%) Validation
7 15 (9.15%) Resource Management
8 14 (8.54%) Programme Management
9 13 (7.93%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.32%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.71%) Requirements Management
11 11 (6.71%) SAP Implementation
11 11 (6.71%) Service Management
11 11 (6.71%) Business Transformation
12 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.49%) Release Management
13 9 (5.49%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.44%) Java
1 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.83%) C
3 2 (1.22%) VBA
3 2 (1.22%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) ABAP
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (9.76%) Degree
2 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.88%) ISEB
4 4 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) PMP
5 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.22%) PgMP
6 2 (1.22%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.61%) HND
7 1 (0.61%) CAPM
7 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
1 4 (2.44%) P3O
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.61%) Ionix
3 1 (0.61%) SCSM
3 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (18.29%) SAP
2 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.54%) Oracle
4 8 (4.88%) HP
5 7 (4.27%) CA
6 6 (3.66%) VMware
7 5 (3.05%) JBoss
8 4 (2.44%) Sun
9 3 (1.83%) Lotus
10 2 (1.22%) Primavera
10 2 (1.22%) Cognos
10 2 (1.22%) Cisco
10 2 (1.22%) EMC
10 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.61%) Cadence
11 1 (0.61%) Teradata
11 1 (0.61%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.61%) Netezza
11 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.61%) Citrix
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