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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Management
England / South East
Rank 48 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Management 267 326 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.65% 3.89% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 4.86% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 190 170
Median daily rate £413 £362 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+358.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.63 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+74.54% -19.11%

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
5882 6705 7068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.39% 80.01% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 4007 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 289 242
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Berkshire -11 63 £385 -1.28% 5
Hampshire +1 59 £398 +13.57% 11
Surrey +12 44 £440 -13.72% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 41 £350 -2.77% 3
Oxfordshire -4 23 £500 +244.82% 1
Kent +1 11 £500 -1.96% 4
West Sussex -5 7 £400 +23.07% 4
East Sussex +9 6 £413 - 1
Middlesex -8 2 £404 +7.73%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 173 (33.14%) Project Management
2 167 (31.99%) Finance
3 116 (22.22%) ITIL
4 107 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (13.98%) PRINCE2
6 70 (13.41%) Microsoft
7 69 (13.22%) MS Office
8 68 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (12.84%) Security Cleared
10 66 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (12.07%) Windows
12 62 (11.88%) Firewall
13 58 (11.11%) Service Management
13 58 (11.11%) Business Analysis
14 56 (10.73%) SC Cleared
15 54 (10.34%) Incident Management
15 54 (10.34%) MS Excel
16 51 (9.77%) DNS
16 51 (9.77%) Telecoms
16 51 (9.77%) VMware
17 50 (9.58%) Degree
18 49 (9.39%) Problem Management
19 48 (9.20%) Service Delivery
20 47 (9.00%) Cisco
21 46 (8.81%) Data Centre
22 43 (8.24%) SAP
23 42 (8.05%) MS Project
23 42 (8.05%) Programme Management
24 39 (7.47%) Change Control
25 36 (6.90%) Linux

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.45%) IIS
3 11 (2.11%) Apache
4 10 (1.92%) JBoss
4 10 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.15%) CMS
7 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.57%) Confluence
9 2 (0.38%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (13.22%) MS Office
2 54 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 42 (8.05%) MS Project
4 25 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (4.02%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.77%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.19%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.15%) Maximo
4 5 (0.96%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.57%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.07%) SaaS
2 8 (1.53%) Office 365
3 6 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (1.15%) SoftLayer
4 5 (0.96%) IaaS
5 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.88%) Firewall
2 51 (9.77%) DNS
3 30 (5.75%) LAN
4 25 (4.79%) DHCP
4 25 (4.79%) WAN
5 24 (4.60%) Internet
5 24 (4.60%) Network Security
6 22 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (3.83%) MPLS
7 20 (3.83%) TCP/IP
8 19 (3.64%) LDAP
9 16 (3.07%) Wireless
10 15 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (2.87%) SAN
11 11 (2.11%) NAS
11 11 (2.11%) NetScaler
11 11 (2.11%) SSL
12 9 (1.72%) SNMP
12 9 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.96%) DB2
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.77%) MySQL
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.19%) Essbase
7 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.72%) JIRA
3 4 (0.77%) Artifactory
3 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.77%) Subversion
4 3 (0.57%) MSI
5 2 (0.38%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 167 (31.99%) Finance
2 51 (9.77%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.36%) Retail
4 25 (4.79%) Legal
5 24 (4.60%) Marketing
6 22 (4.21%) Banking
7 19 (3.64%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.30%) Law
9 11 (2.11%) Billing
10 10 (1.92%) Electronics
11 9 (1.72%) Automotive
11 9 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.53%) Military
13 6 (1.15%) Back Office
13 6 (1.15%) Mandarin Language
13 6 (1.15%) Publishing
13 6 (1.15%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.96%) German Language
15 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (21.65%) Analyst
2 95 (18.20%) Project Manager
3 49 (9.39%) Business Analyst
4 41 (7.85%) Administrator
5 33 (6.32%) Network Engineer
6 29 (5.56%) Change Manager
7 22 (4.21%) Support Engineer
8 19 (3.64%) Consultant
9 17 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (3.26%) Applications Manager
9 17 (3.26%) Business Manager
9 17 (3.26%) Support Analyst
9 17 (3.26%) VMWare Administrator
10 16 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
10 16 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (2.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 15 (2.87%) Architect
12 14 (2.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (2.68%) Programme Manager
13 13 (2.49%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.07%) Web Services
2 12 (2.30%) .NET
3 8 (1.53%) Middleware
4 7 (1.34%) HTML
5 5 (0.96%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.96%) Spring
6 3 (0.57%) CSS
6 3 (0.57%) XML
7 2 (0.38%) Ajax
7 2 (0.38%) BAPI
7 2 (0.38%) HTML5
7 2 (0.38%) JSON
7 2 (0.38%) JSP
7 2 (0.38%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.38%) REST
7 2 (0.38%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.38%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.38%) SAPUI5
7 2 (0.38%) SOAP
7 2 (0.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 35 (6.70%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.83%) Economics
5 16 (3.07%) CMDB
6 15 (2.87%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.49%) Cryptography
8 10 (1.92%) Clustering
8 10 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.53%) PMI
11 7 (1.34%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.34%) Smart Meter
12 6 (1.15%) Life Science
13 5 (0.96%) Learning Management System
14 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.77%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.77%) User Experience
15 3 (0.57%) NHS
15 3 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.07%) Windows
2 36 (6.90%) Linux
3 31 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (5.36%) Solaris
4 28 (5.36%) Unix
5 27 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.34%) AIX
11 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.19%) Android
13 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.19%) HPUX
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.19%) SUSE
13 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (33.14%) Project Management
2 116 (22.22%) ITIL
3 107 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (13.98%) PRINCE2
5 68 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 58 (11.11%) Service Management
7 54 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 49 (9.39%) Problem Management
9 48 (9.20%) Service Delivery
10 42 (8.05%) Programme Management
11 39 (7.47%) Change Control
12 34 (6.51%) Project Planning
13 30 (5.75%) Business Transformation
14 29 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 29 (5.56%) Process Improvement
14 29 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 28 (5.36%) Configuration Management
15 28 (5.36%) Risk Management
15 28 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.51%) SQL
2 27 (5.17%) Java
3 22 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.45%) C
5 13 (2.49%) Perl
6 9 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.53%) PHP
8 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.15%) C++
9 5 (0.96%) Python
9 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.77%) ABAP
10 4 (0.77%) VB
11 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.19%) C#
12 1 (0.19%) VBA
12 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 56 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 50 (9.58%) Degree
4 28 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.60%) PMP
6 21 (4.02%) PMI Certification
7 19 (3.64%) CCNP
8 17 (3.26%) CCNA
9 12 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.92%) CISSP
11 9 (1.72%) GCIH
12 8 (1.53%) APMP
12 8 (1.53%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.34%) GIAC
13 7 (1.34%) MBA
13 7 (1.34%) MCSA
14 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 24 (4.60%) SLA
3 11 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.53%) QA
5 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.38%) COBIT
8 2 (0.38%) COSO
8 2 (0.38%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) GMP
9 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.92%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.72%) Veritas File System
5 9 (1.72%) XenApp
5 9 (1.72%) XenServer
6 8 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.34%) vSphere
8 6 (1.15%) Firmware
8 6 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.96%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.96%) UAG
10 4 (0.77%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.57%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.38%) vCloud
13 1 (0.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (2.30%) Puppet
2 9 (1.72%) WSUS
3 8 (1.53%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (1.15%) SCCM
4 6 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.96%) EdgeSight
5 5 (0.96%) SafeCom
5 5 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.57%) OPNET
7 2 (0.38%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.38%) SELinux
7 2 (0.38%) vRealize
8 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.19%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.77%) VMware
3 47 (9.00%) Cisco
4 43 (8.24%) SAP
5 30 (5.75%) HP
6 27 (5.17%) Citrix
6 27 (5.17%) Oracle
7 21 (4.02%) IBM
8 19 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.45%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.07%) F5
11 13 (2.49%) Blue Coat
11 13 (2.49%) Juniper
11 13 (2.49%) Remedy
12 11 (2.11%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.92%) Veritas
14 9 (1.72%) Symantec
15 8 (1.53%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.53%) Sun
16 7 (1.34%) CA Agile Central
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