Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 55 46
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 +29
Contract jobs citing Change Management 109 110 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.76% 2.78% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.41% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 65 110
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £221 £275 £262
90th Percentile £664 £625 £526
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.43 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.41% - -
South East median hourly rate £29.25 £42.46 £39.55
% change year-on-year -31.11% +7.37% +113.76%

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 3,311 3,228 3,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.70% 81.60% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,717 1,656 2,129
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £273 £235 £238
90th Percentile £588 £572 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 122 159
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.12 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.72% -24.52% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.33 £10.64
90th Percentile £47.00 £54.50 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -8 23 £465 -15.45% 8
Maidenhead +3 19 £230 -45.88% 4
Bracknell -2 13 £340 +6.25%
Newbury -26 8 £581 +111.36% 1
Wokingham +4 6 £263 -24.32%
Slough +1 1 £370 - 3
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 31 (28.44%) Finance
2 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
3 22 (20.18%) Project Management
4 21 (19.27%) ITIL
5 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (17.43%) Degree
6 18 (16.51%) Windows
6 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
7 17 (15.60%) SAP
7 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (14.68%) Migration
9 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.93%) Process Improvement
11 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.09%) Programme Management
12 11 (10.09%) SDLC
13 10 (9.17%) VMware
13 10 (9.17%) XML
13 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (8.26%) MS Visio
14 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
14 9 (8.26%) IIS
14 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
14 9 (8.26%) Data Migration
14 9 (8.26%) Web Development
15 8 (7.34%) Resource Management
15 8 (7.34%) Retail

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 (8.26%) IIS
2 6 (5.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (8.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.92%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) KANA IQ
2 6 (5.50%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.83%) Maximo
5 1 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.92%) HFM
5 1 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.92%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) WAN
2 3 (2.75%) DHCP
2 3 (2.75%) DNS
2 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.75%) Firewall
2 3 (2.75%) LAN
2 3 (2.75%) Network Security
3 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.83%) MPLS
3 2 (1.83%) SMS
3 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.92%) 4G
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.92%) MGW
4 1 (0.92%) Multicast
4 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.92%) PPP
4 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.92%) VoIP
4 1 (0.92%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.67%) GIS
4 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.92%) Essbase
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) HBase
6 1 (0.92%) Impala
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.92%) XMLSpy
General
1 31 (28.44%) Finance
2 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.34%) Retail
4 7 (6.42%) Billing
5 6 (5.50%) Marketing
5 6 (5.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.67%) Legal
7 2 (1.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) Front Office
8 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (15.60%) Analyst
2 9 (8.26%) Developer
2 9 (8.26%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.34%) Programme Manager
4 7 (6.42%) Change Manager
4 7 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (6.42%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (6.42%) Web Developer
5 6 (5.50%) Data Migration Manager
5 6 (5.50%) Migration Manager
6 4 (3.67%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (3.67%) Change Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Business Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Consultant
7 3 (2.75%) Data Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Service Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) XML
2 7 (6.42%) Ajax
2 7 (6.42%) CSS
2 7 (6.42%) HTML
2 7 (6.42%) jQuery
3 6 (5.50%) EDI
4 4 (3.67%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.83%) J2EE
5 2 (1.83%) JSON
5 2 (1.83%) PhoneGap
5 2 (1.83%) Web Services
6 1 (0.92%) JMS
6 1 (0.92%) REST
6 1 (0.92%) WSDL
6 1 (0.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) FMCG
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) PMI
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Robotics
5 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.42%) Windows 2000
3 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.59%) Linux
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.75%) Unix
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Project Management
2 21 (19.27%) ITIL
3 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (14.68%) Migration
5 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.93%) Process Improvement
6 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (10.09%) Programme Management
7 11 (10.09%) SDLC
8 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.26%) Data Migration
9 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.26%) Web Development
10 8 (7.34%) Resource Management
11 7 (6.42%) Front End Development
11 7 (6.42%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.42%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (5.50%) Proactive Management
12 6 (5.50%) Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (5.50%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.34%) SQL
3 7 (6.42%) VBScript
4 4 (3.67%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.83%) Java
6 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.92%) C
7 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) MCSE
5 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.67%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.83%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.83%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.83%) MBA
6 2 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) PMO
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.75%) GxP
3 3 (2.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.92%) HDFS
3 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.83%) Control-M
2 2 (1.83%) QRadar
3 1 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) SAP
3 10 (9.17%) VMware
4 7 (6.42%) KANA
4 7 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco
5 6 (5.50%) Informatica
6 5 (4.59%) HP
6 5 (4.59%) Remedy
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle
8 3 (2.75%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.75%) Ariba
8 3 (2.75%) BMC
8 3 (2.75%) Cognos
8 3 (2.75%) Concur
8 3 (2.75%) IBM
9 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.83%) Cadence
9 2 (1.83%) FairCom
9 2 (1.83%) Workday