Period
to 17 January 2019

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 6 months to 17 January 2019 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 26 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.38% 4.47% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 5.16% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £444 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £348 £400 £110
90th Percentile £600 £606 £638
East of England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £15.73 £42.25
% change year-on-year +10.78% -62.77% +59.89%

Change Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 433 543 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.65% 86.74% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 383 323
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £246 £220 £233
90th Percentile £584 £613 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.42% +19.00% -65.27%
10th Percentile £16.30 £10.16 £10.79
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.48 £14.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £31.27 £32.50
% change year-on-year -38.43% -3.80% +8.33%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 20 £463 +2.78% 3
Dunstable - 2 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Change Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 6 (23.08%) Office 365
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
5 3 (11.54%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) Big Data
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
5 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Data Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation

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 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Service Manager
1 7 (26.92%) Transition Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Service Transition Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Design Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) RIA
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Data Transformation
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (3.85%) VCP5
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) COBIT
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Def Stans
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) VMware