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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 83 108 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.99% 3.59% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.35% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 41
Median daily rate £390 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +2.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £386
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £23.48 £40.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +76.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £27.80 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £55.60 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.48 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.03% +8.00%  

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1742 2484 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.83% 82.63% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3944 5496 3947
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 123 224
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.90 £46.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +13 32 £375 -5.66% 4
Birmingham +4 18 £400 +7.38% 15
Coventry +6 7 £388 -18.42% 2
Wolverhampton +3 5 £450 -
Staffordshire -2 4 £300 - 1
Shropshire -2 3 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £508 -
Worcestershire +13 1 £325 -
Kingswinford +3 1 - -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 49 (28.65%) Project Management
2 36 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (20.47%) Finance
4 29 (16.96%) ITIL
5 28 (16.37%) Migration
6 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (14.62%) Microsoft
7 21 (12.28%) PRINCE2
8 20 (11.70%) Linux
9 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (10.53%) Management Information System
11 16 (9.36%) Windows
11 16 (9.36%) Oracle
12 15 (8.77%) Incident Management
13 13 (7.60%) Risk Management
13 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared
14 12 (7.02%) Degree
14 12 (7.02%) User Experience
14 12 (7.02%) Windows Server
14 12 (7.02%) Data Management
14 12 (7.02%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.43%) IBM
15 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
15 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Project
15 11 (6.43%) SAP
15 11 (6.43%) CRM
15 11 (6.43%) Workflow
15 11 (6.43%) Data Centre
16 10 (5.85%) Line 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 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.17%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.17%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.58%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Maximo
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.17%) Primavera
3 2 (1.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) Exstream
4 1 (0.58%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) IBM SmartCloud
1 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) SAN
2 6 (3.51%) DNS
3 5 (2.92%) DHCP
3 5 (2.92%) LDAP
3 5 (2.92%) Network Security
3 5 (2.92%) SNMP
4 4 (2.34%) Firewall
4 4 (2.34%) LAN
5 3 (1.75%) WLAN
6 2 (1.17%) Internet
6 2 (1.17%) NAS
6 2 (1.17%) WAN
7 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.58%) Skype
7 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.58%) VoIP
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.92%) EDRMS
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.75%) MS Access
3 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.58%) PouchDB
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.34%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Mocha
3 1 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (20.47%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Marketing
3 7 (4.09%) Automotive
4 5 (2.92%) Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.34%) Retail
6 3 (1.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) French Language
7 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Project Manager
2 34 (19.88%) Analyst
3 17 (9.94%) Change Manager
4 16 (9.36%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.26%) Architect
5 9 (5.26%) Consultant
5 9 (5.26%) Developer
6 7 (4.09%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (4.09%) Change Project Manager
6 7 (4.09%) Project Change Manager
7 6 (3.51%) Head of Support
7 6 (3.51%) Senior Manager
8 5 (2.92%) Applications Support
8 5 (2.92%) Head of Application Development
8 5 (2.92%) Head of Applications
8 5 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (2.92%) Maximo Consultant
8 5 (2.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (2.92%) Technical Architect
8 5 (2.92%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) .NET
1 6 (3.51%) Web Services
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.17%) JSON
3 2 (1.17%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.58%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) React
4 1 (0.58%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.02%) User Experience
4 11 (6.43%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.92%) Social Media
6 3 (1.75%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.75%) CMDB
6 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.75%) NHS
6 3 (1.75%) SCADA
6 3 (1.75%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (1.75%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.17%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.17%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.70%) Linux
2 16 (9.36%) Windows
3 12 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.51%) Unix
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) HPUX
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.65%) Project Management
2 36 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (16.96%) ITIL
4 28 (16.37%) Migration
5 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.28%) PRINCE2
7 18 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (8.77%) Incident Management
9 13 (7.60%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.02%) Data Management
10 12 (7.02%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.43%) CRM
11 11 (6.43%) Workflow
12 10 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.85%) Configuration Management
12 10 (5.85%) Line Management
12 10 (5.85%) Service Management
13 9 (5.26%) Business Change Management
13 9 (5.26%) SDLC
13 9 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.26%) SQL
2 8 (4.68%) C
3 6 (3.51%) Java
4 5 (2.92%) Python
4 5 (2.92%) Ruby
4 5 (2.92%) Scala
5 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.58%) C++
6 1 (0.58%) ES6
6 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.02%) Degree
3 7 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.34%) MCSE
5 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.34%) PMP
5 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.75%) CCNA
6 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.17%) APMP
7 2 (1.17%) CEH
7 2 (1.17%) GIAC
7 2 (1.17%) ISEB
7 2 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.17%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) SLA
2 6 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.92%) PMO
4 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.75%) SRDF
4 2 (1.17%) Snort
4 2 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.58%) UAG
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (2.92%) Netcool
2 3 (1.75%) SCOM
3 2 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.17%) WSUS
4 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.36%) Oracle
3 11 (6.43%) IBM
3 11 (6.43%) SAP
4 9 (5.26%) Cisco
5 7 (4.09%) VMware
6 6 (3.51%) EMC
6 6 (3.51%) HP
6 6 (3.51%) McAfee
7 5 (2.92%) Adobe
7 5 (2.92%) Dell
8 4 (2.34%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.34%) NetApp
9 3 (1.75%) Brocade
9 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.58%) Casewise
10 1 (0.58%) RedGate
10 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.58%) Tableau
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