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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 31 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 121 86 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.02% 3.59% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 4.40% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 43
Median daily rate £425 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -61.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £20.63 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+66.06% -19.11%

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
1909 1954 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.24% 81.48% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1058 939
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £11.08 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +24 40 £385 -3.14% 4
Birmingham -7 28 £368 -2.00% 6
Coventry 0 26 £438 +6.06% 3
Shropshire +13 9 £350 -36.36%
Staffordshire +1 6 £478 -8.17%
Worcestershire - 2 £425 - 4
Sutton Coldfield +7 1 - -
Wolverhampton +4 1 £350 +118.75%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 67 (29.39%) Finance
2 59 (25.88%) Project Management
3 56 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (20.18%) ITIL
5 40 (17.54%) PRINCE2
6 35 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (12.72%) Risk Management
9 27 (11.84%) MS Excel
9 27 (11.84%) Migration
10 26 (11.40%) Linux
11 24 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 23 (10.09%) Incident Management
13 22 (9.65%) Microsoft
13 22 (9.65%) Service Management
14 21 (9.21%) Oracle
14 21 (9.21%) Line Management
14 21 (9.21%) Data Centre
15 20 (8.77%) Coaching
15 20 (8.77%) Problem Management
15 20 (8.77%) Windows
16 19 (8.33%) SLA
17 18 (7.89%) SQL
17 18 (7.89%) Business Analysis
17 18 (7.89%) Degree
18 17 (7.46%) MS Project
18 17 (7.46%) MS Visio
19 16 (7.02%) MS Office
19 16 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.19%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.32%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.88%) Confluence
4 2 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.46%) MS Project
2 17 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 16 (7.02%) MS Office
3 16 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.51%) Open Workbench
5 6 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Maximo
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Primavera
2 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.44%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Office 365
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.32%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (1.32%) Yammer
4 2 (0.88%) G Suite
4 2 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) Network Security
1 11 (4.82%) SAN
2 5 (2.19%) Firewall
2 5 (2.19%) Skype
2 5 (2.19%) WAN
3 3 (1.32%) LAN
3 3 (1.32%) VPN
3 3 (1.32%) WebEx
3 3 (1.32%) Wireless
4 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.88%) DNS
4 2 (0.88%) DSL
4 2 (0.88%) S/MIME
4 2 (0.88%) SSL
4 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.88%) WLAN
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.44%) GIS
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Axure RP
1 6 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Ant
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) StarTeam
General
1 67 (29.39%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Retail
3 13 (5.70%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.95%) Marketing
6 7 (3.07%) Banking
7 5 (2.19%) Automotive
7 5 (2.19%) Electronics
8 4 (1.75%) Law
8 4 (1.75%) Legal
8 4 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (26.75%) Analyst
2 53 (23.25%) Project Manager
3 29 (12.72%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.58%) Architect
5 11 (4.82%) Change Manager
5 11 (4.82%) IT Manager
6 8 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (3.51%) Technical Architect
7 7 (3.07%) Business Change Manager
7 7 (3.07%) Consultant
7 7 (3.07%) Developer
7 7 (3.07%) PMO Manager
7 7 (3.07%) Senior Manager
8 6 (2.63%) Business Manager
8 6 (2.63%) Change Analyst
8 6 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (2.63%) Report Analyst
8 6 (2.63%) SQL Reporting Analyst
9 5 (2.19%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) EDI
1 2 (0.88%) JSON
1 2 (0.88%) XML
1 2 (0.88%) XMPP
2 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.21%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.95%) PMI
5 7 (3.07%) Social Media
6 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.19%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.19%) FMCG
7 5 (2.19%) Psychology
7 5 (2.19%) Symmetrix DMX
7 5 (2.19%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.75%) User Experience
9 3 (1.32%) CMDB
9 3 (1.32%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.32%) NHS
10 2 (0.88%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.40%) Linux
2 20 (8.77%) Windows
3 7 (3.07%) Unix
4 4 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) AIX
6 2 (0.88%) HPUX
6 2 (0.88%) Solaris
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.88%) Project Management
2 56 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (20.18%) ITIL
4 40 (17.54%) PRINCE2
5 35 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (12.72%) Risk Management
7 27 (11.84%) Migration
8 24 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 23 (10.09%) Incident Management
10 22 (9.65%) Service Management
11 21 (9.21%) Line Management
12 20 (8.77%) Coaching
12 20 (8.77%) Problem Management
13 18 (7.89%) Business Analysis
14 15 (6.58%) Scrum
15 14 (6.14%) Supplier Management
16 12 (5.26%) BPR
16 12 (5.26%) Resource Management
16 12 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.89%) SQL
2 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.88%) Java
3 2 (0.88%) Python
3 2 (0.88%) R
4 1 (0.44%) ABAP
4 1 (0.44%) C
4 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (7.89%) Degree
2 12 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 11 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.95%) ISEB
4 9 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.63%) MAPM
7 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.75%) CCNA
8 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.32%) CCNP
9 3 (1.32%) PMP
10 2 (0.88%) CBAP
10 2 (0.88%) MCSE
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.88%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.44%) APMP
11 1 (0.44%) CLAS
11 1 (0.44%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.33%) SLA
2 9 (3.95%) QA
3 5 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.19%) SRDF
5 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.88%) Postfix
6 2 (0.88%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.44%) Firmware
7 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) Netcool
2 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.44%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.21%) Oracle
3 14 (6.14%) IBM
3 14 (6.14%) VMware
4 12 (5.26%) HP
5 11 (4.82%) Dell
6 10 (4.39%) Cisco
6 10 (4.39%) EMC
6 10 (4.39%) SAP
7 6 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 6 (2.63%) Adobe
8 5 (2.19%) Brocade
8 5 (2.19%) NetApp
9 4 (1.75%) Citrix
10 3 (1.32%) Avaya
10 3 (1.32%) Lotus
10 3 (1.32%) Remedy
10 3 (1.32%) Veritas
11 2 (0.88%) BT
11 2 (0.88%) CheckPoint
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