Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 51 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20 +16
Contract jobs citing Change Management 191 211 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.92% 3.42% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 4.12% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 142 138
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +4.06% +12.28%
10th Percentile £288 £270 £265
90th Percentile £544 £516 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.68% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.01 £18.17 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.42% -42.22% -16.83%
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 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 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
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 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 24 November 2017.

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
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 24 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
Birmingham +8 66 £394 -7.35% 7
Warwickshire -2 41 £356 -16.18% 2
Coventry +5 29 £415 -3.77% 3
Shropshire +6 10 £370 -1.46% 3
Staffordshire +13 9 £375 +25.00% 4
Solihull +4 3 £265 -1.85% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £550 -
Dudley - 3 £248 -
Worcestershire +1 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £118 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 57 (29.84%) Project Management
2 35 (18.32%) ITIL
2 35 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (16.75%) Finance
5 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
6 27 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (12.04%) Windows
8 19 (9.95%) PRINCE2
8 19 (9.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 18 (9.42%) Risk Management
10 17 (8.90%) Management Information System
11 15 (7.85%) Migration
11 15 (7.85%) Incident Management
11 15 (7.85%) SLA
11 15 (7.85%) Active Directory
12 14 (7.33%) IBM
12 14 (7.33%) Linux
12 14 (7.33%) Problem Management
13 13 (6.81%) Degree
13 13 (6.81%) SQL
13 13 (6.81%) Cisco
13 13 (6.81%) Six Sigma
13 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (6.28%) Windows Server
14 12 (6.28%) Service Management
14 12 (6.28%) Oracle
14 12 (6.28%) Release Management
15 11 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (5.76%) Service Delivery

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 (3.66%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.14%) Simulink
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.52%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Maximo
2 3 (1.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Office 365
2 3 (1.57%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) DNS
2 7 (3.66%) SMS
3 4 (2.09%) DHCP
3 4 (2.09%) Firewall
3 4 (2.09%) Network Security
3 4 (2.09%) Skype
3 4 (2.09%) WLAN
4 3 (1.57%) LAN
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) WAN
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.52%) DWDM
6 1 (0.52%) Intranet
6 1 (0.52%) MPLS
6 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) SDH
6 1 (0.52%) VoIP
6 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.52%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.57%) GIS
5 2 (1.05%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.62%) Mocha
3 4 (2.09%) JIRA
4 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 32 (16.75%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Automotive
3 9 (4.71%) Retail
4 5 (2.62%) Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Back Office
5 4 (2.09%) Legal
5 4 (2.09%) Marketing
6 3 (1.57%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.05%) French Language
7 2 (1.05%) Publishing
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (19.37%) Project Manager
2 32 (16.75%) Analyst
3 17 (8.90%) Change Manager
4 12 (6.28%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (5.24%) Senior Manager
7 9 (4.71%) Consultant
7 9 (4.71%) Developer
8 8 (4.19%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.19%) Process Engineer
9 6 (3.14%) Contracts Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.62%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Maximo Consultant
10 5 (2.62%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.62%) Node.js
2 4 (2.09%) .NET
3 3 (1.57%) Web Services
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.52%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.52%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.90%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.62%) Social Media
5 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.05%) PKI
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.04%) Windows
2 14 (7.33%) Linux
3 12 (6.28%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.66%) Unix
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.84%) Project Management
2 35 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.32%) ITIL
3 34 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.95%) PRINCE2
4 19 (9.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 18 (9.42%) Risk Management
6 15 (7.85%) Incident Management
6 15 (7.85%) Migration
7 14 (7.33%) Problem Management
8 13 (6.81%) Six Sigma
9 12 (6.28%) Release Management
9 12 (6.28%) Service Management
10 11 (5.76%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.24%) Line Management
12 9 (4.71%) Analytics
12 9 (4.71%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.71%) ITSM
12 9 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.81%) SQL
2 8 (4.19%) MATLAB
3 6 (3.14%) Java
3 6 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.09%) C
4 4 (2.09%) C++
4 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Degree
1 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.62%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.09%) MCSE
4 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.09%) PMP
5 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.05%) APMP
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.05%) RHCE
7 1 (0.52%) CCA
7 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.52%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) SLA
2 11 (5.76%) PMO
3 7 (3.66%) QA
4 5 (2.62%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) MiFID
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.57%) XenApp
3 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) Stealthwatch
2 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (2.09%) Netcool
3 2 (1.05%) WSUS
4 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.33%) IBM
3 13 (6.81%) Cisco
4 12 (6.28%) Oracle
5 9 (4.71%) SAP
6 7 (3.66%) VMware
7 5 (2.62%) ArcSight
7 5 (2.62%) Citrix
8 4 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.05%) Adobe
10 2 (1.05%) Dell
10 2 (1.05%) McAfee
10 2 (1.05%) NetApp
10 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.05%) Veeam
11 1 (0.52%) Avaya
11 1 (0.52%) IFS
11 1 (0.52%) Unisys
11 1 (0.52%) Workday