Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 13 December 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Management 114 136 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.77% 3.19% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.91% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 80 100
Berkshire median daily rate £439 £360 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% -5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £221 £275 £290
90th Percentile £619 £576 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +214.29% -
10th Percentile £28.50 £32.08 £16.25
90th Percentile £35.58 £55.00 £18.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +82.69%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3427 3481 4016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.22% 81.62% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1845 2235
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £407 £396
% change year-on-year +4.42% +2.78% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 128 181
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £18.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.92% -31.13% +39.47%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.28 £49.65 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.30
% change year-on-year -4.00% -4.92% +50.26%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Berkshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Berkshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Berkshire

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Berkshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Reading -16 22 £463 +5.11% 3
Bracknell +12 21 £425 +30.77%
Maidenhead 0 20 £425 +3.03% 1
Newbury -29 4 £563 +104.55% 1
Wokingham +8 3 £263 -38.12%
Slough +5 2 £450 - 1
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 31 (27.19%) ITIL
3 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 21 (18.42%) Windows
5 20 (17.54%) Project Management
6 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.67%) Degree
7 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (14.04%) SDLC
9 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.28%) SAP
11 13 (11.40%) PRINCE2
11 13 (11.40%) Process Improvement
12 12 (10.53%) HTML
12 12 (10.53%) XML
13 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
13 11 (9.65%) Migration
14 10 (8.77%) VMware
14 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
14 10 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.77%) Windows Server
15 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
15 9 (7.89%) VBScript
15 9 (7.89%) CSS
15 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
15 9 (7.89%) IIS
15 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (7.89%) Service Management

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (7.89%) IIS
2 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.63%) Documentum
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) KANA IQ
2 6 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.63%) Maximo
3 3 (2.63%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.88%) HFM
4 1 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Firewall
2 7 (6.14%) Network Security
3 5 (4.39%) DNS
4 4 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.51%) Internet
4 4 (3.51%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.63%) DHCP
5 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.63%) HTTP
5 3 (2.63%) IPsec
5 3 (2.63%) LAN
5 3 (2.63%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (2.63%) SS7
5 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.63%) VPN
5 3 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (1.75%) SMS
6 2 (1.75%) SSL
6 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.51%) GIS
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) Essbase
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.89%) Retail
4 8 (7.02%) Marketing
5 7 (6.14%) Legal
6 6 (5.26%) Billing
7 3 (2.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Analyst
2 11 (9.65%) Developer
3 7 (6.14%) Change Analyst
3 7 (6.14%) Change Manager
3 7 (6.14%) Consultant
3 7 (6.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (6.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
4 6 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
5 5 (4.39%) Business Manager
6 4 (3.51%) Applications Manager
6 4 (3.51%) Network Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Architect
7 3 (2.63%) Business Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Change Management Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Security Manager
7 3 (2.63%) Service Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) HTML
1 12 (10.53%) XML
2 9 (7.89%) Ajax
2 9 (7.89%) CSS
3 7 (6.14%) jQuery
4 4 (3.51%) Visualforce
4 4 (3.51%) Web Services
5 3 (2.63%) EDI
6 2 (1.75%) Middleware
6 2 (1.75%) REST
6 2 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) FMCG
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
4 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.75%) PMI
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) DataPower
6 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.14%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.51%) Unix
5 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.63%) Linux
6 3 (2.63%) Solaris
7 2 (1.75%) AIX
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.75%) SUSE
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.19%) ITIL
2 20 (17.54%) Project Management
3 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.04%) SDLC
6 13 (11.40%) PRINCE2
6 13 (11.40%) Process Improvement
7 11 (9.65%) Migration
8 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (7.89%) Service Management
10 8 (7.02%) Data Management
10 8 (7.02%) ITIL V3
10 8 (7.02%) ITSM
10 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.14%) Front End Development
11 7 (6.14%) Web Development
12 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.89%) VBScript
3 8 (7.02%) SQL
4 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.51%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.51%) Perl
7 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) Java
8 1 (0.88%) Korn
8 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.51%) MCSE
5 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.63%) CISM
6 3 (2.63%) CISMP
6 3 (2.63%) CISSP
7 2 (1.75%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.75%) MBA
7 2 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.75%) PMP
7 2 (1.75%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ACCA
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.63%) PMO
1 3 (2.63%) QA
1 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) GxP
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) XenServer
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.75%) Control-M
3 2 (1.75%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.88%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) SAP
3 10 (8.77%) VMware
4 9 (7.89%) Remedy
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle
6 7 (6.14%) BMC
6 7 (6.14%) KANA
7 6 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.39%) Cisco
8 5 (4.39%) HP
9 4 (3.51%) Citrix
9 4 (3.51%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.63%) CA
10 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.63%) Cognos
10 3 (2.63%) Qualys
10 3 (2.63%) Sun
10 3 (2.63%) Workday
11 2 (1.75%) Ariba