The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 106 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 16 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
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£450 £475 £499
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £449 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £56.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2348 2105 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.99% 91.13% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 1089 680
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 164 130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £35.25 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Change Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Change Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Change Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Change Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Change Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Change Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Change Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Change Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Change Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Birmingham -4 8 £468 -1.57% 5
Staffordshire - 2 £475 -
Worcestershire -1 1 £125 -72.22%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £425 -
Change Manager
England

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Change Manager in their job title 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 with Change Manager in their job title.

1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) Change Management
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.86%) Business Transformation
7 4 (14.29%) SAP
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Change Control
8 3 (10.71%) Release Management
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Degree
9 2 (7.14%) Coaching
9 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (7.14%) Back Office
9 2 (7.14%) CMS
10 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.57%) Retail
10 1 (3.57%) Logistics
10 1 (3.57%) Civica
10 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (3.57%) Legal
10 1 (3.57%) Migration
10 1 (3.57%) Service Management
10 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL
10 1 (3.57%) HND

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Change Manager in their job title 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 with Change Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) Change Management
3 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Release Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Logistics
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) HND
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Civica