Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 64 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 131 118 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.03% 2.89% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 3.41% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 82
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £438 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +26.81% -11.54%
10th Percentile £150 £221 £275
90th Percentile £575 £608 £575
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.56 £33.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.89% -40.00% +214.29%
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -1.96% +7.37%

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 3,690 3,463 3,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.38% 84.77% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,748 1,810 1,866
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £248 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 110 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +24 53 £450 -2.96% 7
Bracknell -4 27 £388 -8.82%
Slough +2 12 £363 -19.44% 5
Maidenhead -11 8 £450 +45.16% 3
Wokingham -7 7 £375 +42.59% 1
Newbury +1 6 - - 1
Windsor - 2 - - 1
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 34 (25.95%) Project Management
2 32 (24.43%) Finance
3 22 (16.79%) PRINCE2
4 21 (16.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (14.50%) ITIL
6 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.98%) SAP
7 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
8 15 (11.45%) Telecoms
9 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
10 12 (9.16%) SC Cleared
10 12 (9.16%) PMO
11 11 (8.40%) DNS
11 11 (8.40%) Incident Management
12 10 (7.63%) Retail
12 10 (7.63%) Oracle
12 10 (7.63%) Windows
12 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (7.63%) Office 365
12 10 (7.63%) Waterfall
12 10 (7.63%) Process Improvement
13 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (6.87%) Project Governance
13 9 (6.87%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
13 9 (6.87%) Firewall
13 9 (6.87%) Programme Management
13 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
13 9 (6.87%) Marketing

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 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.29%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.53%) HFM
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.53%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.53%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.53%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.53%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.53%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.53%) SAP QM
3 2 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.53%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.76%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.76%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Office 365
2 4 (3.05%) SaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) Slack
3 2 (1.53%) Trello
3 2 (1.53%) Yammer
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.76%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) DNS
2 9 (6.87%) Firewall
3 8 (6.11%) DHCP
4 6 (4.58%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (4.58%) ISUP
4 6 (4.58%) Megaco
4 6 (4.58%) VPN
4 6 (4.58%) Wireless
5 5 (3.82%) MPLS
5 5 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.05%) BGP
6 4 (3.05%) Internet
6 4 (3.05%) SNMP
6 4 (3.05%) SSL
7 3 (2.29%) WAN
8 2 (1.53%) Broadband
8 2 (1.53%) LAN
8 2 (1.53%) SAN
8 2 (1.53%) Value-Added Service
8 2 (1.53%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.53%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.76%) Essbase
4 1 (0.76%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) GitLab
1 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.76%) NUnit
2 1 (0.76%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.76%) Selenium
2 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (24.43%) Finance
2 15 (11.45%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.63%) Retail
4 9 (6.87%) Marketing
5 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.53%) Automotive
6 2 (1.53%) Games
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.24%) Analyst
2 15 (11.45%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.16%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.63%) Change Manager
4 10 (7.63%) Functional Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) Business Manager
5 9 (6.87%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) Implementation Manager
7 6 (4.58%) Business Change Manager
7 6 (4.58%) Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.58%) CS Core Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) SAP Business Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.05%) Administrator
9 4 (3.05%) Graduate
10 3 (2.29%) IT Manager
10 3 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.29%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) HTML
1 3 (2.29%) Web Services
2 2 (1.53%) LDAP
2 2 (1.53%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
3 1 (0.76%) Jinja
3 1 (0.76%) Kafka
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.05%) User Experience
4 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.53%) Life Science
5 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) PMI
5 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) Linux
3 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) Debian
4 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Project Management
2 22 (16.79%) PRINCE2
3 21 (16.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (14.50%) ITIL
5 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.40%) Incident Management
7 10 (7.63%) Process Improvement
7 10 (7.63%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.87%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.87%) Project Governance
8 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (6.87%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.11%) SDLC
9 8 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.34%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.34%) Time Management
11 6 (4.58%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.58%) SQL
2 5 (3.82%) Python
3 4 (3.05%) C
3 4 (3.05%) Java
4 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) C++
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.05%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.05%) PMP
5 3 (2.29%) CCNP
6 2 (1.53%) ACCA
6 2 (1.53%) CCNA
6 2 (1.53%) CIMA
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.76%) CCDA
7 1 (0.76%) CCDP
7 1 (0.76%) CCVP
7 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) PMO
2 6 (4.58%) SLA
3 3 (2.29%) QA
4 2 (1.53%) COBIT
4 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.53%) GDPR
4 2 (1.53%) GPG13
4 2 (1.53%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.76%) GAMP
5 1 (0.76%) P3O
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) KVM
3 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.29%) Postfix
4 2 (1.53%) BIND 9
4 2 (1.53%) Docker
4 2 (1.53%) iptables
4 2 (1.53%) NFS
4 2 (1.53%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.76%) Firmware
5 1 (0.76%) Squid
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Ansible
2 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.76%) Grafana
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.76%) Netcool
3 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
1 17 (12.98%) SAP
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco
4 5 (3.82%) Workday
5 4 (3.05%) Dell
5 4 (3.05%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.05%) Mirantis
5 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.05%) VMware
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix
6 3 (2.29%) F5
6 3 (2.29%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.53%) EMC
7 2 (1.53%) Juniper
7 2 (1.53%) McAfee
7 2 (1.53%) Remedy
7 2 (1.53%) Sophos
7 2 (1.53%) Zscaler