The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 52 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Change Management 288 298 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.09% 3.33% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.63% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 143 123
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £17.40 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £20.60 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -7.40%
Change Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire +22 73 £399 -3.21% 13
Buckinghamshire +2 58 £388 +19.23% 16
Berkshire -29 53 £400 +2.56% 12
Surrey +12 43 £400 -11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -19 24 £325 -7.14% 7
East Sussex -8 12 £375 -6.25% 1
West Sussex -24 12 £425 - 5
Middlesex +11 8 £387 +107.78% 2
Sussex - 2 £470 - 1
M4 Corridor +3 1 £650 +48.57%
Kent -4 1 £500 +38.88% 4
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 222 (35.75%) Project Management
2 174 (28.02%) Finance
3 168 (27.05%) ITIL
4 112 (18.04%) PRINCE2
5 109 (17.55%) Microsoft
6 98 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (15.46%) Windows
8 89 (14.33%) Security Cleared
9 85 (13.69%) Service Management
10 79 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 71 (11.43%) Management Information System
12 70 (11.27%) Telecoms
12 70 (11.27%) MS Excel
12 70 (11.27%) Degree
13 67 (10.79%) SC Cleared
14 64 (10.31%) Cisco
15 63 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (9.34%) Firewall
17 55 (8.86%) VMware
18 52 (8.37%) MS Office
19 49 (7.89%) Project Planning
20 48 (7.73%) SLA
21 47 (7.57%) Risk Management
21 47 (7.57%) Programme Management
22 45 (7.25%) Problem Management
23 44 (7.09%) Service Delivery
23 44 (7.09%) SQL
24 41 (6.60%) Release Management
25 40 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
25 40 (6.44%) MS Project

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (4.83%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.58%) IIS
4 11 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.29%) Lync
6 7 (1.13%) CMS
6 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.64%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.64%) Apache
9 3 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.32%) WordPress
10 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 70 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 52 (8.37%) MS Office
3 40 (6.44%) MS Project
4 32 (5.15%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.42%) RMDS
2 13 (2.09%) SAP SRM
3 11 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle Utilities
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.64%) assyst
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.48%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.81%) Office 365
3 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Yammer
5 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.34%) Firewall
2 25 (4.03%) SAN
3 24 (3.86%) VPN
4 21 (3.38%) DNS
5 19 (3.06%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.06%) LAN
6 18 (2.90%) Network Security
6 18 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 18 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 18 (2.90%) WAN
7 15 (2.42%) DHCP
7 15 (2.42%) Multicast
7 15 (2.42%) Wireshark
8 13 (2.09%) Wireless
9 12 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (1.93%) ATM
10 11 (1.77%) VoIP
10 11 (1.77%) Internet
11 10 (1.61%) SSL
12 9 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.81%) DB2
6 5 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.16%) OLTP
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.16%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.48%) MSI
3 2 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.32%) CaliberRM
3 2 (0.32%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.32%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.32%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.32%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.16%) Selenium
4 1 (0.16%) JIRA
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 174 (28.02%) Finance
2 70 (11.27%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.19%) Retail
4 19 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (2.90%) Publishing
6 15 (2.42%) Marketing
7 13 (2.09%) Banking
8 11 (1.77%) Legal
8 11 (1.77%) Billing
9 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.97%) Military
12 4 (0.64%) Electronics
13 3 (0.48%) Advertising
13 3 (0.48%) Automotive
14 2 (0.32%) German Language
14 2 (0.32%) Back Office
14 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 147 (23.67%) Project Manager
2 104 (16.75%) Analyst
3 50 (8.05%) Change Manager
4 45 (7.25%) Consultant
5 34 (5.48%) Business Manager
6 31 (4.99%) Business Analyst
7 24 (3.86%) Programme Manager
7 24 (3.86%) Change Analyst
8 23 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 21 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
10 19 (3.06%) Support Analyst
11 18 (2.90%) Business Change Manager
12 17 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (2.42%) Release Manager
14 14 (2.25%) Network Consultant
14 14 (2.25%) Architect
15 13 (2.09%) Administrator
15 13 (2.09%) Service Manager
16 12 (1.93%) Senior Manager
17 11 (1.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.42%) Rendezvous
2 9 (1.45%) Middleware
3 8 (1.29%) XML
4 6 (0.97%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.81%) HTML
6 4 (0.64%) .NET
7 3 (0.48%) CSS
7 3 (0.48%) Ajax
7 3 (0.48%) Worklight
7 3 (0.48%) JSON
8 2 (0.32%) WPF
8 2 (0.32%) WinForms
8 2 (0.32%) JSP
8 2 (0.32%) Web Services
8 2 (0.32%) J2EE
8 2 (0.32%) XSD
9 1 (0.16%) XHTML
9 1 (0.16%) SOAP
9 1 (0.16%) SAML
9 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 98 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.67%) Economics
4 21 (3.38%) PMI
5 15 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (2.25%) Clustering
7 12 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.93%) NHS
8 11 (1.77%) LIMS
9 10 (1.61%) Smart Meter
9 10 (1.61%) Replication
10 9 (1.45%) CMDB
11 7 (1.13%) PKI
11 7 (1.13%) User Experience
12 6 (0.97%) Human Factors
13 5 (0.81%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.81%) DTV
13 5 (0.81%) e-Health
13 5 (0.81%) FMCG
13 5 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.46%) Windows
2 40 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (5.64%) Linux
4 28 (4.51%) UNIX
5 26 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (3.22%) Windows 7
8 19 (3.06%) AIX
9 15 (2.42%) Solaris
10 12 (1.93%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.64%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.48%) SUSE
15 2 (0.32%) HPUX
16 1 (0.16%) Debian
16 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (35.75%) Project Management
2 168 (27.05%) ITIL
3 112 (18.04%) PRINCE2
4 85 (13.69%) Service Management
5 79 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (7.89%) Project Planning
8 47 (7.57%) Risk Management
8 47 (7.57%) Programme Management
9 45 (7.25%) Problem Management
10 44 (7.09%) Service Delivery
11 41 (6.60%) Release Management
12 35 (5.64%) Migration
12 35 (5.64%) Incident Management
13 33 (5.31%) Configuration Management
14 30 (4.83%) Change Control
15 29 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (4.19%) Network Architecture
17 23 (3.70%) Security Management
18 22 (3.54%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.09%) SQL
2 21 (3.38%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.58%) C
4 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.13%) Java
5 7 (1.13%) VB
6 5 (0.81%) C#
7 4 (0.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.64%) VBScript
8 3 (0.48%) Perl
8 3 (0.48%) VBA
8 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.32%) REXX
9 2 (0.32%) Tcl
10 1 (0.16%) Python
10 1 (0.16%) ABAP
10 1 (0.16%) Uniface
10 1 (0.16%) Korn
10 1 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (14.33%) Security Cleared
2 70 (11.27%) Degree
3 67 (10.79%) SC Cleared
4 39 (6.28%) PMI Certification
5 33 (5.31%) PMP
6 26 (4.19%) CISSP
7 20 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (2.74%) ISEB
9 17 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (2.25%) MBA
10 14 (2.25%) CCNA
11 12 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.61%) HNC
13 8 (1.29%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.29%) CISM
13 8 (1.29%) CCNP
14 7 (1.13%) MCSE
14 7 (1.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.73%) SLA
2 29 (4.67%) QA
3 11 (1.77%) GAMP
4 9 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.97%) COBIT
7 5 (0.81%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.64%) COSO
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.32%) GxP
10 1 (0.16%) TickIT
10 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.58%) vSphere
4 13 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.45%) XenApp
6 5 (0.81%) Firmware
6 5 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.32%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.32%) GPFS
9 1 (0.16%) NDS
9 1 (0.16%) qmail
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (2.25%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.61%) SCCM
3 7 (1.13%) SCOM
4 6 (0.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 6 (0.97%) Icinga
4 6 (0.97%) Nagios
5 5 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.64%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.48%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.32%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.32%) SCSM
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 109 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.31%) Cisco
3 55 (8.86%) VMware
4 40 (6.44%) SAP
5 38 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 37 (5.96%) Remedy
6 37 (5.96%) Oracle
7 35 (5.64%) Citrix
8 29 (4.67%) HP
9 25 (4.03%) F5
10 23 (3.70%) Blue Coat
11 21 (3.38%) Juniper
11 21 (3.38%) NetScout
12 20 (3.22%) SolarWinds
13 19 (3.06%) Tufin
14 18 (2.90%) TippingPoint
14 18 (2.90%) TIBCO
15 16 (2.58%) Bloomberg
16 15 (2.42%) Business Objects
16 15 (2.42%) Lancope
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
NES IT
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago