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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 45 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Change Management 91 67 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.76% 3.41% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 5.14% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 51
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£390 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +17.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1772 1304 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.19% 66.43% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 654 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 54 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 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
Birmingham +5 32 £342 -2.21% 7
Coventry -12 17 £325 -13.90% 4
Warwickshire +4 11 £425 - 1
Shropshire -1 4 £420 +20.00%
Wolverhampton - 3 £313 -
Staffordshire +6 2 £269 - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Tipton - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 49 (30.63%) Finance
2 45 (28.13%) Project Management
3 32 (20.00%) SAP
4 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (13.75%) ITIL
6 20 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 19 (11.88%) Risk Management
7 19 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (11.88%) Degree
8 18 (11.25%) Change Control
9 17 (10.63%) MS Office
10 14 (8.75%) Validation
11 13 (8.13%) Requirements Management
11 13 (8.13%) Banking
11 13 (8.13%) PRINCE2
12 12 (7.50%) MS Project
12 12 (7.50%) Project Planning
12 12 (7.50%) Incident Management
12 12 (7.50%) Manufacturing
12 12 (7.50%) Management Information System
12 12 (7.50%) Resource Management
13 11 (6.88%) SAP Implementation
13 11 (6.88%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (6.88%) Programme Management
13 11 (6.88%) Business Analysis
13 11 (6.88%) Windows
14 10 (6.25%) Oracle
14 10 (6.25%) Service Management
14 10 (6.25%) Automotive
14 10 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.38%) SAS
3 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.50%) Apache
4 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) Documentum
6 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.63%) MS Office
3 12 (7.50%) MS Project
4 9 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.75%) Open Workbench
6 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.88%) CATIA
7 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.25%) Agresso
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.63%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) LDAP
1 4 (2.50%) WAN
1 4 (2.50%) SSL
1 4 (2.50%) SAN
2 3 (1.88%) Broadband
2 3 (1.88%) NAS
3 2 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) SMTP
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) OSPF
4 1 (0.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) OLAP
2 2 (1.25%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.63%) MS Access
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.88%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.63%) ERwin
4 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
General
1 49 (30.63%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Banking
3 12 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.25%) Automotive
5 6 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.13%) Retail
6 5 (3.13%) Publishing
7 4 (2.50%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.88%) Legal
8 3 (1.88%) Back Office
8 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.63%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.63%) Local Government
10 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Law
10 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (21.88%) Project Manager
2 31 (19.38%) Analyst
3 17 (10.63%) Change Manager
4 16 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.63%) Release Manager
5 9 (5.63%) Administrator
6 8 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 8 (5.00%) SAP Manager
7 7 (4.38%) Consultant
7 7 (4.38%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.75%) Business Manager
8 6 (3.75%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) SAP Change Manager
8 6 (3.75%) Change and Release Manager
9 5 (3.13%) Change Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (2.50%) PMO Lead
10 4 (2.50%) SAP Release Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.63%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.63%) COM
3 1 (0.63%) SAML
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.38%) Mathematics
2 7 (4.38%) Physics
3 6 (3.75%) Human Factors
4 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.25%) Economics
5 2 (1.25%) PMI
5 2 (1.25%) NHS
5 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.88%) Windows
2 8 (5.00%) Solaris
3 7 (4.38%) Linux
4 6 (3.75%) AIX
5 4 (2.50%) SUSE
6 3 (1.88%) UNIX
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.13%) Project Management
2 22 (13.75%) ITIL
3 19 (11.88%) Risk Management
3 19 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (11.25%) Change Control
5 14 (8.75%) Validation
6 13 (8.13%) PRINCE2
6 13 (8.13%) Requirements Management
7 12 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 12 (7.50%) Resource Management
7 12 (7.50%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.88%) Business Analysis
8 11 (6.88%) SAP Implementation
8 11 (6.88%) Programme Management
9 10 (6.25%) Service Management
9 10 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.25%) Release Management
9 10 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.25%) Business Transformation
10 8 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.50%) Java
1 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.88%) C
3 2 (1.25%) VBA
3 2 (1.25%) SQL
4 1 (0.63%) ABAP
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) Degree
2 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) ISEB
4 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.25%) PMP
7 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.63%) MBA
8 1 (0.63%) CAPM
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.63%) HND
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) P3O
2 2 (1.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) COBIT
3 1 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.63%) Ionix
3 1 (0.63%) SCSM
3 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (20.00%) SAP
2 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.25%) Oracle
4 7 (4.38%) HP
5 6 (3.75%) CA
6 5 (3.13%) JBoss
7 4 (2.50%) Progress
7 4 (2.50%) Cisco
7 4 (2.50%) EMC
7 4 (2.50%) Sun
8 3 (1.88%) Lotus
8 3 (1.88%) VMware
9 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.25%) Citrix
9 2 (1.25%) Cognos
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) Avaya
10 1 (0.63%) Juniper
10 1 (0.63%) webMethods
10 1 (0.63%) Primavera
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