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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 27 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 123 92 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.99% 3.56% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.66% 4.92% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 53 38
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£400 £380 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £200 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+25.60% -14.89%
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
1848 1869 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.94% 72.30% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 982 755
Average daily rate £398 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -21.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +15 37 £309 -26.26%
Birmingham +7 29 £400 +40.35% 12
Coventry +3 17 £400 +23.07% 2
Shropshire -1 11 £578 +40.85% 2
Staffordshire -9 8 £361 +11.15% 3
Solihull - 5 £500 - 1
Worcestershire +5 2 £190 -60.00% 1
Wolverhampton +4 1 £404 -7.13% 3
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 60 (32.26%) Project Management
2 57 (30.65%) Finance
3 36 (19.35%) MS Excel
4 31 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
6 26 (13.98%) PRINCE2
7 25 (13.44%) SAP
8 23 (12.37%) ITIL
9 22 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (11.83%) Degree
10 21 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 21 (11.29%) MS Office
11 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
11 20 (10.75%) Business Analysis
12 15 (8.06%) Banking
12 15 (8.06%) Configuration Management
12 15 (8.06%) Service Management
12 15 (8.06%) Use Case
12 15 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (6.99%) Six Sigma
13 13 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (6.99%) CRM
13 13 (6.99%) MS Project
14 12 (6.45%) Information Security
14 12 (6.45%) Risk Management
14 12 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (5.91%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.91%) Resource Management
15 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (5.91%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.15%) CMS
3 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.08%) SAS
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.54%) WordPress
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.54%) ArchestrA
5 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.29%) MS Office
2 21 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.99%) MS Project
4 6 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.15%) Open Workbench
6 3 (1.61%) TargetLink
6 3 (1.61%) Simulink
6 3 (1.61%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) SAP PS
2 4 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.08%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.08%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.08%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) FlexRay
2 5 (2.69%) WAN
3 4 (2.15%) Internet
3 4 (2.15%) Firewall
4 3 (1.61%) SAN
5 2 (1.08%) WebEx
6 1 (0.54%) ATM
6 1 (0.54%) LAN
6 1 (0.54%) SDH
6 1 (0.54%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.54%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.15%) MS Access
3 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.61%) OLAP
4 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.54%) EDMS
6 1 (0.54%) CorVu
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.15%) Subversion
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.54%) Toad
4 1 (0.54%) ERwin
4 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 57 (30.65%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Banking
3 9 (4.84%) Retail
4 8 (4.30%) Automotive
5 7 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.76%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.23%) Electronics
7 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.15%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.61%) Legal
10 2 (1.08%) Front Office
10 2 (1.08%) Billing
11 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (26.34%) Analyst
2 47 (25.27%) Project Manager
3 22 (11.83%) Change Manager
4 21 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 9 (4.84%) Change Analyst
6 8 (4.30%) Developer
6 8 (4.30%) Change Project Manager
7 6 (3.23%) Finance Project Manager
7 6 (3.23%) SAP Manager
7 6 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (3.23%) Architect
7 6 (3.23%) Consultant
7 6 (3.23%) Procurement Manager
8 4 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.15%) Network Manager
8 4 (2.15%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (2.15%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (2.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (2.15%) Software Engineer
8 4 (2.15%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) .NET
2 5 (2.69%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.15%) CSS
3 4 (2.15%) HTML
3 4 (2.15%) jQuery
4 3 (1.61%) HTML5
4 3 (1.61%) REST
4 3 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.61%) Web Services
4 3 (1.61%) WCF
5 2 (1.08%) OAuth
6 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.54%) WPF
6 1 (0.54%) DHTML
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.91%) Management Information System
1 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.76%) NHS
3 6 (3.23%) CAN bus
4 5 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.15%) PMI
5 4 (2.15%) AS400
6 3 (1.61%) Statistics
6 3 (1.61%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.61%) GIS
6 3 (1.61%) CMDB
6 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.61%) SCADA
6 3 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.30%) Windows
2 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.26%) Project Management
2 31 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (13.98%) PRINCE2
4 23 (12.37%) ITIL
5 22 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.75%) Business Analysis
7 15 (8.06%) Service Management
7 15 (8.06%) Configuration Management
7 15 (8.06%) Use Case
7 15 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (6.99%) CRM
8 13 (6.99%) Six Sigma
9 12 (6.45%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.45%) Information Security
9 12 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (5.91%) Waterfall
10 11 (5.91%) Resource Management
10 11 (5.91%) ITSM
11 10 (5.38%) Validation
11 10 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.38%) SQL
2 6 (3.23%) C#
3 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.69%) C
4 4 (2.15%) RPG
5 3 (1.61%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (11.83%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) PMI Certification
2 8 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.76%) ISEB
3 7 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.69%) PMP
4 5 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.08%) MCITP
7 2 (1.08%) GIAC
7 2 (1.08%) CEH
7 2 (1.08%) MCSE
8 1 (0.54%) MCP
8 1 (0.54%) HNC
8 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) SLA
2 6 (3.23%) QA
3 4 (2.15%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.08%) COBIT
4 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.15%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.44%) SAP
3 6 (3.23%) Oracle
3 6 (3.23%) IBM
4 5 (2.69%) VMware
5 4 (2.15%) Google
5 4 (2.15%) Dell
6 3 (1.61%) HP
6 3 (1.61%) PTC
6 3 (1.61%) Telerik
6 3 (1.61%) Nintex
7 2 (1.08%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.54%) Sun
8 1 (0.54%) Cognos
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) NetApp
8 1 (0.54%) Baan
8 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
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