Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 66 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 125 107 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.98% 2.70% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 3.19% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 62
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £464 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.96% +9.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £150 £192 £275
90th Percentile £594 £671 £649
South East median daily rate £413 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.88% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% -9.09% -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £29.25 £29.92
% change year-on-year +14.19% -2.24% -25.20%

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 3,622 3,352 3,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.46% 84.56% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,727 1,654 1,559
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £249
90th Percentile £600 £588 £561
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 120
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £16.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -19.55% -22.13%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.15 £43.75 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.02 £21.76
% change year-on-year +3.71% +10.37% -20.86%

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 19 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 March 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
Reading +6 46 £500 -12.28% 7
Slough +3 16 £306 -17.23% 5
Newbury +9 14 £163 -70.25% 2
Bracknell -15 11 £363 +20.83%
Maidenhead -1 8 £455 -4.21% 3
Wokingham -3 5 £375 -
Windsor - 3 - -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 38 (30.40%) ITIL
2 33 (26.40%) Project Management
3 30 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 27 (21.60%) PRINCE2
5 24 (19.20%) Finance
5 24 (19.20%) Service Delivery
6 21 (16.80%) Incident Management
7 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
8 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 15 (12.00%) Process Improvement
10 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
11 13 (10.40%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (9.60%) ITIL V3
12 12 (9.60%) Data Centre
13 11 (8.80%) SAP
13 11 (8.80%) SLA
13 11 (8.80%) Service Management
14 10 (8.00%) MPLS
14 10 (8.00%) Cisco
14 10 (8.00%) DNS
14 10 (8.00%) Migration
14 10 (8.00%) ITSM
15 9 (7.20%) Firewall
15 9 (7.20%) BGP
15 9 (7.20%) Problem Management
15 9 (7.20%) Time 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 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (3.20%) Workday HCM
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.40%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.60%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.60%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.60%) SAP QM
3 2 (1.60%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.80%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.80%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.80%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) SaaS
2 4 (3.20%) Office 365
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.60%) Slack
4 2 (1.60%) Trello
4 2 (1.60%) Yammer
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.80%) BlueKai
5 1 (0.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) DNS
1 10 (8.00%) MPLS
2 9 (7.20%) BGP
2 9 (7.20%) Firewall
3 7 (5.60%) DHCP
3 7 (5.60%) VPN
3 7 (5.60%) Wireless
4 6 (4.80%) LAN
4 6 (4.80%) OSPF
4 6 (4.80%) WAN
4 6 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (4.00%) SNMP
5 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.00%) VLAN
6 4 (3.20%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (3.20%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.20%) Internet
6 4 (3.20%) ISUP
6 4 (3.20%) Megaco
6 4 (3.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.40%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.80%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) JIRA
1 3 (2.40%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.60%) GitLab
2 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.80%) Robot Framework
General
1 30 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (19.20%) Finance
3 7 (5.60%) Retail
4 4 (3.20%) Billing
5 3 (2.40%) Legal
5 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.60%) Games
6 2 (1.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Analyst
2 15 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 13 (10.40%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.40%) Change Manager
5 7 (5.60%) Implementation Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Consultant
7 5 (4.00%) Administrator
7 5 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.00%) Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Functional Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Incident Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.20%) CS Core Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) Transition Manager
9 3 (2.40%) Cutover Manager
9 3 (2.40%) IT Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) PMO Coordinator
9 3 (2.40%) Telecoms Manager
9 3 (2.40%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) HTML
2 3 (2.40%) Node.js
3 2 (1.60%) LDAP
3 2 (1.60%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.80%) CSS
4 1 (0.80%) Jinja
4 1 (0.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.40%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (9.60%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.20%) User Experience
6 3 (2.40%) Clustering
6 3 (2.40%) CMDB
6 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.40%) NGOSS
6 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.60%) PMI
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.80%) Tandem
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.40%) Unix
4 2 (1.60%) OpenVMS
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) Debian
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) ITIL
2 33 (26.40%) Project Management
3 27 (21.60%) PRINCE2
4 24 (19.20%) Service Delivery
5 21 (16.80%) Incident Management
6 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.00%) Process Improvement
8 12 (9.60%) ITIL V3
9 11 (8.80%) Service Management
10 10 (8.00%) ITSM
10 10 (8.00%) Migration
11 9 (7.20%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.20%) Time Management
12 8 (6.40%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (6.40%) PRINCE
12 8 (6.40%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.60%) Change Control
13 7 (5.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.40%) Python
2 7 (5.60%) SQL
3 5 (4.00%) C
4 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.40%) Java
5 3 (2.40%) Perl
6 2 (1.60%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.00%) CCNP
4 5 (4.00%) Degree
5 4 (3.20%) CCNA
5 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.20%) PMP
6 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.40%) MBA
6 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.60%) CCDA
7 2 (1.60%) CCIE
7 2 (1.60%) ISEB
7 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.80%) CCDP
8 1 (0.80%) CCIP
8 1 (0.80%) CCVP
8 1 (0.80%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) SLA
2 9 (7.20%) PMO
3 2 (1.60%) GDPR
3 2 (1.60%) GPG13
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.80%) COBIT
4 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.80%) P3O
4 1 (0.80%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) KVM
3 4 (3.20%) Postfix
4 3 (2.40%) BIND 9
4 3 (2.40%) NFS
5 2 (1.60%) Docker
5 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.60%) iptables
5 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.80%) Squid
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Ansible
2 2 (1.60%) Cacti
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.60%) Netcool
2 2 (1.60%) QRadar
3 1 (0.80%) Grafana
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) OpenView
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) SAP
3 10 (8.00%) Cisco
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle
5 6 (4.80%) Juniper
6 5 (4.00%) Mirantis
6 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.00%) Remedy
7 4 (3.20%) BMC
7 4 (3.20%) Dell
7 4 (3.20%) Workday
8 3 (2.40%) Casewise
8 3 (2.40%) EMC
8 3 (2.40%) F5
8 3 (2.40%) JDA
8 3 (2.40%) Pega
8 3 (2.40%) VMware
9 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.60%) TOWER Software