Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 43 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing Change Management 212 180 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.13% 4.03% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 4.79% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 127 140
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £262 £275 £225
90th Percentile £537 £543 £553
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.67 £22.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% -45.68% +28.82%
10th Percentile £13.60 £10.80 £27.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £31.99 £55.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.52 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.57% -20.98% -9.24%

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 4,313 3,754 5,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.11% 83.98% 83.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,571 2,359 3,102
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £245 £250
90th Percentile £575 £546 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 141 125
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.50 £40.18
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Shropshire -6 40 £390 +17.47% 8
Warwickshire +3 37 £425 +30.77% 7
Birmingham -19 37 £425 +6.25% 21
Coventry -3 28 £375 -9.64% 5
Worcestershire +9 20 £463 +42.31% 1
Solihull 0 10 £350 +32.08%
Staffordshire -5 9 £413 +21.32% 4
Sutton Coldfield +9 5 £530 -3.64%
Herefordshire - 4 £375 - 2
Kingswinford +2 2 - -
Wolverhampton -4 1 - -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 41 (19.34%) Service Management
2 40 (18.87%) Risk Management
3 37 (17.45%) Finance
4 35 (16.51%) Project Management
5 33 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (15.09%) ITIL
7 30 (14.15%) Degree
8 29 (13.68%) Windows
8 29 (13.68%) Microsoft
8 29 (13.68%) Migration
9 26 (12.26%) Configuration Management
9 26 (12.26%) SQL
9 26 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (10.38%) Oracle
12 22 (10.38%) Resource Management
13 21 (9.91%) Matrix Organization
14 20 (9.43%) SAP
15 19 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (8.49%) Unix
16 18 (8.49%) Remedy
16 18 (8.49%) ITSM
17 17 (8.02%) BMC
17 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
17 17 (8.02%) Security Cleared
17 17 (8.02%) Remedy ITSM
17 17 (8.02%) Acceptance Criteria
18 16 (7.55%) Line Management
19 15 (7.08%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (3.77%) IIS
1 8 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.83%) JBoss
2 6 (2.83%) WildFly
3 5 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.36%) Confluence
4 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) Apache
5 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.94%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.94%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.66%) Open Workbench
4 11 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.94%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (8.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.42%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.42%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.94%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.30%) Office 365
4 5 (2.36%) SaaS
5 3 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Akamai
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) Intranet
2 5 (2.36%) Firewall
2 5 (2.36%) Internet
3 4 (1.89%) DNS
3 4 (1.89%) WAN
4 3 (1.42%) DHCP
4 3 (1.42%) LAN
4 3 (1.42%) MPLS
4 3 (1.42%) SAN
4 3 (1.42%) VPN
4 3 (1.42%) Wireless
5 2 (0.94%) DKIM
5 2 (0.94%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.94%) Network Security
5 2 (0.94%) SSL
5 2 (0.94%) VoIP
6 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.83%) MySQL
3 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.94%) DB2
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.89%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.89%) JIRA
5 2 (0.94%) MagicDraw
5 2 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (17.45%) Finance
2 9 (4.25%) Electronics
3 8 (3.77%) Automotive
4 7 (3.30%) Retail
5 5 (2.36%) Legal
6 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.89%) Military
7 2 (0.94%) Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (16.04%) Project Manager
2 28 (13.21%) Developer
3 25 (11.79%) Analyst
4 18 (8.49%) Change Manager
5 14 (6.60%) Business Change Manager
6 13 (6.13%) Business Manager
7 12 (5.66%) Service Manager
8 11 (5.19%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.25%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.25%) Architect
9 9 (4.25%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.77%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Remedy Developer
10 8 (3.77%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.77%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.30%) Migration Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) CSS
1 15 (7.08%) HTML
2 10 (4.72%) .NET
3 7 (3.30%) SOAP
4 6 (2.83%) XML
5 5 (2.36%) React
5 5 (2.36%) WCF
6 4 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.89%) Node.js
6 4 (1.89%) React Native
6 4 (1.89%) Redux
6 4 (1.89%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.94%) Java EE
7 2 (0.94%) JSP
7 2 (0.94%) Middleware
7 2 (0.94%) REST
7 2 (0.94%) Servlets
7 2 (0.94%) Spring
8 1 (0.47%) jQuery
8 1 (0.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.89%) ASIC
6 4 (1.89%) CPLD
6 4 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.89%) VHDL
6 4 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.94%) CMDB
8 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.94%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.94%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.68%) Windows
2 18 (8.49%) Unix
3 14 (6.60%) Linux
4 7 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Solaris
7 2 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) VMS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.34%) Service Management
2 40 (18.87%) Risk Management
3 35 (16.51%) Project Management
4 32 (15.09%) ITIL
5 29 (13.68%) Migration
6 26 (12.26%) Configuration Management
6 26 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (10.38%) Resource Management
10 21 (9.91%) Matrix Organization
11 18 (8.49%) ITSM
12 17 (8.02%) Acceptance Criteria
13 16 (7.55%) Line Management
14 14 (6.60%) PRINCE2
14 14 (6.60%) SDLC
14 14 (6.60%) Service Delivery
15 13 (6.13%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (6.13%) Integration Testing
15 13 (6.13%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.26%) SQL
2 15 (7.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.72%) C++
5 9 (4.25%) C
6 8 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.30%) Java
8 6 (2.83%) C#
9 4 (1.89%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (1.89%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.89%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (14.15%) Degree
2 17 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.13%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.36%) APMP
6 5 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.42%) CCNP
7 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.42%) MCP
7 3 (1.42%) MCSE
7 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.94%) CIPD
8 2 (0.94%) CISMP
8 2 (0.94%) CISSP
8 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.94%) ISEB
8 2 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) PMO
2 6 (2.83%) SLA
3 5 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.36%) GDPR
3 5 (2.36%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.94%) TickIT
5 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.30%) Firmware
3 6 (2.83%) XenApp
3 6 (2.83%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.94%) NFS
5 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) SCCM
2 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.94%) Nessus
2 2 (0.94%) SELinux
2 2 (0.94%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.94%) WSUS
3 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle
3 20 (9.43%) SAP
4 18 (8.49%) Remedy
5 17 (8.02%) BMC
6 9 (4.25%) PlateSpin
6 9 (4.25%) VMware
7 7 (3.30%) Citrix
8 4 (1.89%) Dell
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco
9 3 (1.42%) HP
10 2 (0.94%) Adobe
10 2 (0.94%) Apple
10 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.94%) EMC
10 2 (0.94%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.94%) Niku
10 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.94%) Sophos
10 2 (0.94%) Tripwire