The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 47 77 43
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Contract jobs citing Change Management 94 52 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.76% 1.82% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 2.44% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 22
Average daily rate £400 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £308 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +59.52%
Change Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1976 2131 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.13% 74.54% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 1123 1016
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Berkshire region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 31 £500 +5.26% 1
Bracknell +8 17 £255 -43.33% 1
Slough +14 6 £365 -8.75%
Maidenhead +8 5 £373 -14.85%
Newbury +10 4 £288 -4.16%
Wokingham - 3 £368 - 1
Change Management
South East

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 57 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 52 (28.89%) ITIL
3 48 (26.67%) Project Management
4 36 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 27 (15.00%) VMware
6 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 24 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 24 (13.33%) Windows
8 23 (12.78%) Data Centre
9 22 (12.22%) Finance
10 21 (11.67%) Migration
10 21 (11.67%) SQL
11 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 20 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 19 (10.56%) Firewall
12 19 (10.56%) Active Directory
13 18 (10.00%) Degree
13 18 (10.00%) Problem Management
13 18 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (9.44%) Risk Management
14 17 (9.44%) DNS
14 17 (9.44%) Cisco
14 17 (9.44%) SAP
15 16 (8.89%) LDAP
15 16 (8.89%) HP
15 16 (8.89%) Release Management
15 16 (8.89%) Windows Server
16 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
16 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.89%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.33%) CMS
4 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.56%) MS Office
2 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.89%) MS Project
4 6 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.11%) HFM
2 2 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.56%) Firewall
2 17 (9.44%) DNS
3 16 (8.89%) LDAP
4 14 (7.78%) WAN
5 11 (6.11%) 3G
6 10 (5.56%) 4G
6 10 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (5.56%) INAP
6 10 (5.56%) MGW
6 10 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
7 9 (5.00%) DHCP
7 9 (5.00%) LAN
7 9 (5.00%) LTE
8 5 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.78%) MPLS
9 4 (2.22%) BGP
9 4 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.22%) SAN
9 4 (2.22%) VPN
9 4 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (3.89%) Big Data
4 6 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (12.22%) Finance
3 10 (5.56%) Retail
4 8 (4.44%) Back Office
4 8 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.33%) Front Office
6 4 (2.22%) Publishing
7 3 (1.67%) Automotive
7 3 (1.67%) Billing
8 2 (1.11%) Legal
8 2 (1.11%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (15.56%) Project Manager
2 25 (13.89%) Analyst
3 18 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.78%) Change Manager
4 14 (7.78%) Technical Leader
4 14 (7.78%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 12 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
6 8 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.44%) Change Analyst
6 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (4.44%) Technical Manager
6 8 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (3.33%) Developer
7 6 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (3.33%) PMO Manager
8 5 (2.78%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (2.78%) Coordinator
8 5 (2.78%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) SOAP
2 10 (5.56%) SPML
3 3 (1.67%) JDBC
3 3 (1.67%) JSP
4 2 (1.11%) Middleware
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5
5 1 (0.56%) Mason
5 1 (0.56%) REST
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.78%) Data Centre
3 20 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.78%) Smart Meter
5 9 (5.00%) CMDB
6 7 (3.89%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.33%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.33%) Replication
8 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.78%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.22%) FMCG
10 2 (1.11%) Clustering
10 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.11%) IVR
10 2 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.56%) e-Health
11 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.33%) Windows
2 16 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.22%) Linux
4 13 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.00%) Solaris
7 6 (3.33%) Unix
8 4 (2.22%) AIX
9 3 (1.67%) SUSE
9 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 52 (28.89%) ITIL
3 48 (26.67%) Project Management
4 24 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 24 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 21 (11.67%) Migration
6 18 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 17 (9.44%) Risk Management
8 16 (8.89%) Release Management
9 15 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 14 (7.78%) Service Management
11 13 (7.22%) Service Delivery
12 12 (6.67%) Change Control
12 12 (6.67%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.56%) High Availability
14 10 (5.56%) Network Design
14 10 (5.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.67%) SQL
2 13 (7.22%) Java
3 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.56%) COBOL
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (10.00%) Degree
2 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.00%) PMP
3 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.44%) HNC
4 8 (4.44%) HND
4 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.78%) CITP
5 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.67%) CCNA
7 3 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.11%) ACCA
8 2 (1.11%) CIMA
8 2 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.11%) OCP
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) SLA
2 5 (2.78%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) GxP
3 4 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.22%) Firmware
4 4 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.67%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.67%) vSphere
6 2 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.11%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.11%) XenApp
6 2 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) OPNET
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (1.67%) vRealize
3 2 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.11%) MOM
3 2 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.11%) WSUS
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (15.00%) VMware
2 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.44%) Cisco
3 17 (9.44%) SAP
4 16 (8.89%) HP
5 15 (8.33%) Oracle
6 13 (7.22%) Nokia
7 10 (5.56%) Citrix
7 10 (5.56%) F5
8 8 (4.44%) Informatica
8 8 (4.44%) Remedy
8 8 (4.44%) ServiceNow
9 7 (3.89%) Juniper
10 5 (2.78%) Huawei
10 5 (2.78%) NetApp
10 5 (2.78%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.22%) JD Edwards
11 4 (2.22%) Riverbed
11 4 (2.22%) Serena
11 4 (2.22%) SolarWinds