Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 27 May 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 +18
Contract jobs citing Change Management 149 202 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.04% 4.66% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 5.73% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 122 132
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £286 £276 £227
90th Percentile £527 £500 £550
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £29.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% -23.68% +46.15%
10th Percentile £11.34 £21.89 £22.85
90th Percentile £56.75 £36.00 £55.15
England median hourly rate £21.33 £29.92 £26.00
% change year-on-year -28.73% +15.08% -18.75%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,099 3,523 4,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.74% 81.34% 83.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,527 2,209 2,596
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +8.90%
10th Percentile £265 £240 £241
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 138 106
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £17.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +24.51% -24.92%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.20 £49.13 £38.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the West Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the West Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the West Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the West Midlands

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Management 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 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Birmingham -30 37 £410 -3.53% 8
Warwickshire -21 27 £385 -6.67% 20
Coventry -8 21 £380 -9.69% 6
Worcestershire +4 16 £405 +24.62% 4
Staffordshire -3 9 £425 -8.11% 6
Shropshire -20 8 £425 -22.73% 6
Solihull - 6 £350 - 2
Sutton Coldfield -2 4 £525 -14.63%
Kingswinford 0 3 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - - 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 44 (29.53%) Project Management
2 35 (23.49%) ITIL
3 29 (19.46%) Finance
4 27 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
6 24 (16.11%) SAP
7 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (14.09%) Service Management
9 18 (12.08%) Business Analysis
10 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Excel
10 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (10.07%) Degree
11 15 (10.07%) Line Management
11 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
12 14 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
13 13 (8.72%) Management Information System
13 13 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (8.05%) PowerShell
14 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
14 12 (8.05%) Linux
15 11 (7.38%) PRINCE2
15 11 (7.38%) Windows
15 11 (7.38%) Citrix
15 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
15 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
15 11 (7.38%) Configuration Management
15 11 (7.38%) Acceptance Criteria
15 11 (7.38%) Service Design
16 10 (6.71%) Problem Management

Change Management
Co-occurring 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 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.34%) Open Workbench
6 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.67%) Simulink
7 1 (0.67%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.68%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.67%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.36%) Office 365
2 5 (3.36%) SaaS
3 4 (2.68%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) Network Security
2 4 (2.68%) Firewall
2 4 (2.68%) VPN
3 3 (2.01%) DNS
3 3 (2.01%) SAN
3 3 (2.01%) SMS
3 3 (2.01%) WAN
4 2 (1.34%) DHCP
4 2 (1.34%) LAN
4 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.34%) VLAN
4 2 (1.34%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) DAB
5 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.70%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (3.36%) MySQL
4 3 (2.01%) DB2
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.36%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (19.46%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Automotive
2 9 (6.04%) Legal
2 9 (6.04%) Retail
3 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (14.09%) Analyst
2 19 (12.75%) Change Manager
3 16 (10.74%) Business Analyst
3 16 (10.74%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.05%) Service Manager
5 8 (5.37%) Business Manager
5 8 (5.37%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (5.37%) Developer
6 7 (4.70%) Business Change Manager
6 7 (4.70%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) Transition Manager
7 6 (4.03%) SAP Manager
7 6 (4.03%) Service Transition Manager
7 6 (4.03%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.68%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.68%) Coordinator
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) CSS
1 6 (4.03%) HTML
1 6 (4.03%) MFC
2 5 (3.36%) Node.js
2 5 (3.36%) React Native
2 5 (3.36%) Redux
2 5 (3.36%) Web Services
3 4 (2.68%) React
3 4 (2.68%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.01%) SOAP
5 2 (1.34%) REST
6 1 (0.67%) .NET
6 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (4.70%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.01%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.34%) ASIC
6 2 (1.34%) CPLD
6 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.34%) VHDL
7 1 (0.67%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.67%) EPoS
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
7 1 (0.67%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Linux
2 11 (7.38%) Windows
3 8 (5.37%) Unix
4 6 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Debian
7 1 (0.67%) SUSE
7 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) Project Management
2 35 (23.49%) ITIL
3 27 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.09%) Service Management
6 18 (12.08%) Business Analysis
7 15 (10.07%) Line Management
8 14 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.38%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (7.38%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.38%) PRINCE2
10 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.38%) Service Design
11 10 (6.71%) Problem Management
12 9 (6.04%) Incident Management
12 9 (6.04%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (6.04%) Release Management
13 7 (4.70%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.05%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.04%) SQL
3 7 (4.70%) C++
3 7 (4.70%) MATLAB
3 7 (4.70%) Python
4 6 (4.03%) Assembly Language
4 6 (4.03%) C
4 6 (4.03%) C#
4 6 (4.03%) Embedded C++
4 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Degree
1 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.68%) CCNA
4 4 (2.68%) CCNP
4 4 (2.68%) CIPD
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.34%) ISEB
6 2 (1.34%) MCITP
6 2 (1.34%) MCSE
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.67%) CCSP
7 1 (0.67%) GIAC
7 1 (0.67%) ISSEP
7 1 (0.67%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) GDPR
2 7 (4.70%) QA
2 7 (4.70%) SLA
3 6 (4.03%) PMO
4 4 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.67%) AQAP
6 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.67%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.04%) XenApp
2 9 (6.04%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.34%) Firmware
6 2 (1.34%) KVM
6 2 (1.34%) XenServer
7 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) SCCM
2 6 (4.03%) SELinux
3 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.67%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.67%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.11%) SAP
3 11 (7.38%) Citrix
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle
4 6 (4.03%) VMware
5 5 (3.36%) Cisco
6 4 (2.68%) BMC
6 4 (2.68%) Remedy
7 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.34%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.34%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.67%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.67%) Aveksa
9 1 (0.67%) Capita
9 1 (0.67%) Dell
9 1 (0.67%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.67%) Google
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) NetApp