Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 42 42
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 158 216 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.30% 4.10% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 4.96% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 144 118
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £282
90th Percentile £500 £511 £545
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.01 £20.17 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.45% -35.85% -16.83%
England median hourly rate £21.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -42.47% +46.00% -14.07%

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 3,986 4,359 4,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.28% 82.84% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,515 2,682 2,331
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.68 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -11 51 £400 -5.88% 18
Warwickshire -11 35 £388 -6.06% 10
Coventry -6 25 £378 -11.18% 7
Shropshire -16 12 £373 -0.67% 3
Staffordshire +3 7 £388 -18.85% 6
Worcestershire +3 6 £290 -31.76% 2
Dudley - 2 £248 - 1
Solihull - 2 £265 - 5
West Bromwich - 1 £118 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 42 (26.58%) Project Management
1 42 (26.58%) Finance
2 36 (22.78%) ITIL
3 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (14.56%) Windows
8 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
9 18 (11.39%) SLA
9 18 (11.39%) Line Management
10 16 (10.13%) Service Management
10 16 (10.13%) Management Information System
10 16 (10.13%) Linux
10 16 (10.13%) Degree
11 15 (9.49%) Incident Management
11 15 (9.49%) Citrix
12 13 (8.23%) Cisco
12 13 (8.23%) Service Delivery
12 13 (8.23%) Business Analysis
12 13 (8.23%) GDPR
13 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
13 12 (7.59%) PowerShell
13 12 (7.59%) Risk Management
13 12 (7.59%) Problem Management
13 12 (7.59%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (7.59%) SAP
14 11 (6.96%) SQL Server
14 11 (6.96%) SQL

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 (4.43%) Skype for Business
1 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) DNS
1 8 (5.06%) Network Security
2 5 (3.16%) SMS
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) Skype
4 3 (1.90%) DHCP
4 3 (1.90%) LAN
4 3 (1.90%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.90%) VoIP
4 3 (1.90%) VPN
4 3 (1.90%) WAN
5 2 (1.27%) Internet
5 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.63%) DWDM
6 1 (0.63%) Intranet
6 1 (0.63%) SAN
6 1 (0.63%) SDH
6 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.43%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.90%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) JIRA
2 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 42 (26.58%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Retail
3 8 (5.06%) Automotive
4 6 (3.80%) Legal
5 5 (3.16%) Banking
6 4 (2.53%) Back Office
6 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) French Language
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (20.25%) Analyst
2 22 (13.92%) Project Manager
3 17 (10.76%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Change Manager
5 11 (6.96%) Process Engineer
6 6 (3.80%) Business Manager
6 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (3.80%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (3.16%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.16%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.16%) Data Manager
7 5 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.16%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (3.16%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (2.53%) Master Data Manager
8 4 (2.53%) Software Engineer
8 4 (2.53%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (1.90%) Coordinator
9 3 (1.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) Web Services
2 3 (1.90%) MFC
3 2 (1.27%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.63%) Android SDK
4 1 (0.63%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.90%) PKI
6 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.63%) ASIC
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) CPLD
7 1 (0.63%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.63%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) EPoS
7 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.56%) Windows
2 16 (10.13%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.16%) Unix
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.63%) SUSE
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.58%) Project Management
2 36 (22.78%) ITIL
3 27 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.39%) Line Management
6 16 (10.13%) Service Management
7 15 (9.49%) Incident Management
8 13 (8.23%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.23%) Service Delivery
9 12 (7.59%) PRINCE2
9 12 (7.59%) Problem Management
9 12 (7.59%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.96%) Release Management
10 11 (6.96%) Six Sigma
11 10 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.33%) Lean Six Sigma
11 10 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.70%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.70%) Software Delivery
13 8 (5.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.59%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.96%) SQL
3 10 (6.33%) MATLAB
4 7 (4.43%) C++
5 6 (3.80%) C
5 6 (3.80%) Python
6 3 (1.90%) Assembly Language
6 3 (1.90%) C#
6 3 (1.90%) Embedded C++
6 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.27%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.13%) Degree
2 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.53%) CCNA
5 4 (2.53%) CCNP
5 4 (2.53%) MCSE
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCITP
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.27%) RHCE
6 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISSEP
7 1 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.39%) SLA
2 13 (8.23%) GDPR
3 11 (6.96%) PMO
4 5 (3.16%) QA
5 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.63%) AQAP
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.96%) XenApp
3 9 (5.70%) XenDesktop
4 8 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.27%) KVM
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) SCCM
2 6 (3.80%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (1.90%) SELinux
3 3 (1.90%) WSUS
4 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.63%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) Citrix
3 13 (8.23%) Cisco
4 12 (7.59%) SAP
5 9 (5.70%) VMware
6 6 (3.80%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.90%) IBM
7 3 (1.90%) NetApp
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle
7 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.27%) Dell
8 2 (1.27%) McAfee
8 2 (1.27%) Veeam
9 1 (0.63%) Aveksa
9 1 (0.63%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) Juniper
9 1 (0.63%) Lancope
9 1 (0.63%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.63%) Siebel