Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +15
Contract jobs citing Change Management 314 355 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.82% 3.63% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 4.40% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 237 260
Midlands median daily rate £400 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £262
90th Percentile £556 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Midlands median hourly rate £28.51 £21.25 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.14% -32.41% -16.83%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.83 £22.10
90th Percentile £49.90 £46.38 £32.46
England median hourly rate £17.38 £35.75 £25.12
% change year-on-year -51.40% +42.32% +0.48%

Change Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6824 8073 6631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.99% 82.62% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4344 4930 3923
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 213 260
Midlands median hourly rate £20.89 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.67
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Management in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Management in the Midlands

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +11 189 £400 -5.21% 19
East Midlands -8 122 £400 - 13
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 88 (28.03%) Project Management
2 68 (21.66%) Finance
3 65 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (20.38%) ITIL
5 54 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (14.65%) Microsoft
7 43 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (11.15%) PRINCE2
9 34 (10.83%) Security Cleared
10 33 (10.51%) Windows
11 30 (9.55%) Service Management
11 30 (9.55%) Service Delivery
12 27 (8.60%) Incident Management
13 26 (8.28%) Risk Management
13 26 (8.28%) Migration
13 26 (8.28%) SAP
14 24 (7.64%) Oracle
14 24 (7.64%) Six Sigma
14 24 (7.64%) Active Directory
14 24 (7.64%) Degree
14 24 (7.64%) Problem Management
15 23 (7.32%) Process Improvement
15 23 (7.32%) Management Information System
16 22 (7.01%) SLA
16 22 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (6.69%) Retail
18 20 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 19 (6.05%) SC Cleared
19 19 (6.05%) Windows Server
19 19 (6.05%) PMO

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 7 (2.23%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.91%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.18%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.23%) Simulink
5 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.32%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Maximo
2 3 (0.96%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.64%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.32%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.55%) Office 365
3 6 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.59%) IaaS
5 4 (1.27%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.96%) PaaS
6 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 3 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Boomi
8 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.18%) SMS
2 9 (2.87%) Firewall
3 8 (2.55%) DNS
4 7 (2.23%) LAN
4 7 (2.23%) WAN
5 4 (1.27%) DHCP
5 4 (1.27%) Network Security
5 4 (1.27%) Skype
5 4 (1.27%) WLAN
6 2 (0.64%) Internet
6 2 (0.64%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.32%) DWDM
7 1 (0.32%) GPON
7 1 (0.32%) MPLS
7 1 (0.32%) SAN
7 1 (0.32%) SDH
7 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) VoIP
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.87%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.96%) GIS
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.64%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.64%) QlikView
5 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.59%) Mocha
3 4 (1.27%) JIRA
4 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.64%) LSMW
6 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (21.66%) Finance
2 21 (6.69%) Retail
3 14 (4.46%) Automotive
3 14 (4.46%) Banking
3 14 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.55%) Marketing
6 6 (1.91%) Legal
7 5 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.27%) Back Office
9 3 (0.96%) Electronics
9 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.64%) French Language
10 2 (0.64%) German Language
10 2 (0.64%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (19.11%) Analyst
2 58 (18.47%) Project Manager
3 34 (10.83%) Business Analyst
4 31 (9.87%) Change Manager
5 17 (5.41%) Consultant
6 16 (5.10%) Senior Manager
7 13 (4.14%) Developer
7 13 (4.14%) IT Manager
8 12 (3.82%) Architect
9 11 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.18%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (2.55%) Process Engineer
12 7 (2.23%) Administrator
12 7 (2.23%) Business Manager
12 7 (2.23%) Contracts Manager
12 7 (2.23%) Deployment Manager
12 7 (2.23%) Network Architect
12 7 (2.23%) Release Manager
12 7 (2.23%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.23%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.91%) .NET
1 6 (1.91%) Web Services
2 5 (1.59%) Node.js
3 2 (0.64%) Apache Flex
3 2 (0.64%) EDI
3 2 (0.64%) WCF
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) J2EE
4 1 (0.32%) JSON
4 1 (0.32%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.32%) REST
4 1 (0.32%) SOAP
4 1 (0.32%) WPF
4 1 (0.32%) XML
4 1 (0.32%) XSD
4 1 (0.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.23%) User Experience
6 5 (1.59%) Social Media
7 3 (0.96%) PMI
8 2 (0.64%) Clustering
8 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.64%) NHS
8 2 (0.64%) PKI
8 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) CMDB
9 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.51%) Windows
2 19 (6.05%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.10%) Linux
4 8 (2.55%) Unix
5 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) VMS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.03%) Project Management
2 65 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.38%) ITIL
4 54 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (11.15%) PRINCE2
6 30 (9.55%) Service Delivery
6 30 (9.55%) Service Management
7 27 (8.60%) Incident Management
8 26 (8.28%) Migration
8 26 (8.28%) Risk Management
9 24 (7.64%) Problem Management
9 24 (7.64%) Six Sigma
10 23 (7.32%) Process Improvement
11 22 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 18 (5.73%) Lean Six Sigma
14 17 (5.41%) Matrix Organization
14 17 (5.41%) Scrum
15 15 (4.78%) Business Analysis
15 15 (4.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.10%) SQL
2 9 (2.87%) JavaScript
2 9 (2.87%) MATLAB
3 7 (2.23%) Java
4 5 (1.59%) C
4 5 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.27%) C++
6 3 (0.96%) ABAP
6 3 (0.96%) C#
7 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.64%) Python
7 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.32%) VBA
8 1 (0.32%) XPath
8 1 (0.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 34 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.64%) Degree
3 19 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.23%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.91%) PMP
8 5 (1.59%) MCSE
8 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.27%) CBAP
9 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.27%) IIBA
10 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.96%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.64%) MCSA
11 2 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.01%) SLA
2 19 (6.05%) PMO
3 9 (2.87%) QA
4 6 (1.91%) GDPR
5 4 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.32%) MiFID
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.96%) XenApp
3 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.32%) Docker
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.91%) SCCM
2 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (1.59%) Netcool
2 5 (1.59%) Stealthwatch
3 4 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.27%) SCOM
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.64%) WSUS
5 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.28%) SAP
3 24 (7.64%) Oracle
4 18 (5.73%) Cisco
5 16 (5.10%) IBM
6 13 (4.14%) VMware
7 6 (1.91%) Citrix
8 5 (1.59%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.59%) HP
8 5 (1.59%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.27%) Infor
10 3 (0.96%) Adobe
10 3 (0.96%) Dell
10 3 (0.96%) IFS
10 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.96%) Workday
11 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.64%) McAfee
11 2 (0.64%) NetApp