Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 74 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 -26 +32
Contract jobs citing Change Management 97 90 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.46% 2.38% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.88% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 103
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £191 £256 £255
90th Percentile £642 £649 £510
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +69.23% -7.14%
South East median hourly rate £28.13 £28.65 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.83% -4.50% -25.00%

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 3,325 3,120 4,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.46% 82.45% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,701 1,455 2,187
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £542
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 125 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -32.58%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £48.88 £47.80 £53.60
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.47% -12.63% +5.56%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 +2 26 £460 -5.64% 13
Bracknell +7 17 £300 +14.29%
Newbury -5 11 £530 +253.33% 2
Maidenhead 0 9 £500 +42.86% 3
Wokingham -2 3 - -
Slough -5 3 £370 +9.63% 1
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (31.96%) Project Management
1 31 (31.96%) Telecoms
2 23 (23.71%) Finance
3 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.40%) Degree
5 13 (13.40%) PMO
6 12 (12.37%) Coaching
6 12 (12.37%) Migration
6 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (11.34%) SAP
7 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (10.31%) Decision-Making
8 10 (10.31%) QA
8 10 (10.31%) Data Migration
8 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
9 9 (9.28%) Resource Management
9 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (9.28%) ITIL
10 8 (8.25%) Cisco
10 8 (8.25%) Marketing
10 8 (8.25%) Retail
11 7 (7.22%) Data Management
11 7 (7.22%) Project Planning
11 7 (7.22%) Remedy
11 7 (7.22%) Windows
11 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (7.22%) MS Visio

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 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.06%) CMS
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.03%) HipChat
5 1 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.03%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.03%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP PLM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Firewall
1 4 (4.12%) MPLS
1 4 (4.12%) WAN
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) LAN
2 3 (3.09%) VPN
3 2 (2.06%) ADSL
3 2 (2.06%) BGP
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) SNMP
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.03%) 4G
4 1 (1.03%) HSRP
4 1 (1.03%) LLU
4 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.06%) Big Data
2 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.06%) HBase
2 2 (2.06%) Impala
3 1 (1.03%) DB2
3 1 (1.03%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.03%) XMLSpy
General
1 31 (31.96%) Telecoms
2 23 (23.71%) Finance
3 8 (8.25%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
6 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 2 (2.06%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.37%) Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) Programme Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Change Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Data Migration Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Migration Manager
5 4 (4.12%) Consultant
5 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (4.12%) IT Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Change Analyst
6 3 (3.09%) Change Management Consultant
6 3 (3.09%) Compliance Specialist
6 3 (3.09%) Developer
6 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.06%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (2.06%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (2.06%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) EDI
1 3 (3.09%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) J2EE
2 2 (2.06%) JSON
2 2 (2.06%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.03%) IDoc
3 1 (1.03%) JMS
3 1 (1.03%) REST
3 1 (1.03%) WSDL
3 1 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) User Experience
3 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) FMCG
7 1 (1.03%) PMI
7 1 (1.03%) Robotics
7 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) Project Management
2 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) Coaching
4 12 (12.37%) Migration
5 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.31%) Data Migration
6 10 (10.31%) Decision-Making
7 9 (9.28%) ITIL
7 9 (9.28%) Resource Management
8 7 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.22%) Data Management
8 7 (7.22%) Programme Delivery
8 7 (7.22%) Programme Governance
8 7 (7.22%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.19%) Business Transformation
9 6 (6.19%) Proactive Management
9 6 (6.19%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.09%) C
1 3 (3.09%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) ABAP
3 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) CCNA
4 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.09%) PMP
4 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.06%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CCDA
6 1 (1.03%) CCVP
6 1 (1.03%) CIPD
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) PMO
2 10 (10.31%) QA
3 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.09%) GxP
3 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.06%) GDPR
5 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.03%) P3O
5 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.06%) HDFS
1 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Snort
2 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) QRadar
2 2 (2.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.03%) Control-M
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
1 11 (11.34%) SAP
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco
3 7 (7.22%) Remedy
4 6 (6.19%) Informatica
5 5 (5.15%) IBM
6 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.09%) HP
6 3 (3.09%) Juniper
6 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 2 (2.06%) Ariba
7 2 (2.06%) Cadence
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.03%) Avaya
8 1 (1.03%) BMC
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos
8 1 (1.03%) Nortel
8 1 (1.03%) Unisys