The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 March 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 14 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.98% 5.18% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 5.90% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Median daily rate £375 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.21% +7.14%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 256 271 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 91.10% 87.70% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 181 270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Bedfordshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Luton +3 6 £448 +0.84% 2
Bedford - 3 £300 -
Change Management
East of England

Change Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Office 365
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security
6 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Billing
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
7 3 (10.34%) Contract Management
7 3 (10.34%) GDPR
8 2 (6.90%) PMO
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Change Manager
3 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Business Change Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Change Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Collaboration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
1 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Contract Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
5 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) CIPD
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.45%) VMware