Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 72 69
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Management 125 123 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.03% 2.91% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.35% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 52
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £220 £150 £221
90th Percentile £594 £588 £660
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £35.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -53.97% -34.82%
10th Percentile £14.54 £16.25 £32.37
90th Percentile £19.63 £59.15 £47.17
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £33.40 £27.13
% change year-on-year -46.11% +23.13% -9.34%

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 2,635 3,677 3,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.00% 86.97% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,389 1,766 1,762
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £244 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 85
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.25 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.99% +23.21% -26.65%
10th Percentile £14.41 £12.00 £10.85
90th Percentile £80.63 £48.75 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.65 £24.01
% change year-on-year -15.57% +11.00% +6.71%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +15 68 £338 -32.50% 8
Newbury +2 14 £394 -
Bracknell +25 8 £400 +10.34%
Maidenhead +10 8 £450 -1.10% 3
Windsor +6 6 £375 -
Wokingham +6 4 - - 2
Slough -6 4 £575 +87.76% 5
Ascot - 1 - -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 47 (37.60%) ITIL
2 41 (32.80%) Telecoms
3 24 (19.20%) Incident Management
3 24 (19.20%) Problem Management
4 23 (18.40%) Service Management
5 22 (17.60%) SLA
5 22 (17.60%) Performance Management
6 21 (16.80%) 4G
7 20 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (14.40%) Cisco
8 18 (14.40%) Project Management
9 17 (13.60%) Huawei
10 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (12.80%) CRM
10 16 (12.80%) Radio Access Network
11 15 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
11 15 (12.00%) Decision-Making
11 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (11.20%) TCP/IP
12 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
13 13 (10.40%) 3G
13 13 (10.40%) OSPF
13 13 (10.40%) BGP
13 13 (10.40%) DNS
13 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (9.60%) SNMP
14 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (9.60%) QA
14 12 (9.60%) Project Delivery
14 12 (9.60%) Network 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 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.80%) CMS
2 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.60%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.80%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) AWS
1 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.20%) Azure
2 4 (3.20%) G Suite
3 3 (2.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.80%) GCP
4 1 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.80%) 4G
2 16 (12.80%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (11.20%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.40%) 3G
4 13 (10.40%) BGP
4 13 (10.40%) DNS
4 13 (10.40%) OSPF
5 12 (9.60%) SNMP
6 11 (8.80%) Firewall
7 10 (8.00%) MPLS
8 9 (7.20%) HTTP
8 9 (7.20%) HTTPS
8 9 (7.20%) RIP
8 9 (7.20%) Wireshark
9 8 (6.40%) Internet
10 7 (5.60%) WAN
11 6 (4.80%) ADSL
11 6 (4.80%) Ethernet
11 6 (4.80%) LAN
11 6 (4.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (2.40%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.60%) Big Data
3 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.60%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Lumira
4 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.80%) QlikView
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) JIRA
2 4 (3.20%) ProC
3 3 (2.40%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.40%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (32.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Marketing
3 8 (6.40%) Finance
4 7 (5.60%) Retail
5 6 (4.80%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.60%) Automotive
7 2 (1.60%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (17.60%) Change Manager
2 17 (13.60%) Analyst
3 11 (8.80%) Business Change Manager
3 11 (8.80%) IP Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 10 (8.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 9 (7.20%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Change Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) Operations Manager
6 7 (5.60%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Consultant
7 6 (4.80%) CRM Manager
7 6 (4.80%) Developer
7 6 (4.80%) IP Network Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) IP Security Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Transmission Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) OSS Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) SAP Change Manager
9 4 (3.20%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.60%) HTML
4 1 (0.80%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (0.80%) CSS
4 1 (0.80%) LDAP
4 1 (0.80%) OpenLayers
4 1 (0.80%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.40%) CMDB
2 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.60%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) Life Science
4 3 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.40%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.60%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.80%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.80%) Social Network
6 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Unix
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Linux
3 5 (4.00%) Check Point GAiA
3 5 (4.00%) OpenVMS
4 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.60%) VMS
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.80%) CentOS
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.60%) ITIL
2 24 (19.20%) Incident Management
2 24 (19.20%) Problem Management
3 23 (18.40%) Service Management
4 22 (17.60%) Performance Management
5 20 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (14.40%) Project Management
7 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.80%) CRM
8 15 (12.00%) Decision-Making
8 15 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
9 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
10 12 (9.60%) Network Management
10 12 (9.60%) Project Delivery
11 11 (8.80%) Migration
11 11 (8.80%) Process Improvement
12 10 (8.00%) Data Modelling
12 10 (8.00%) Matrix Management
12 10 (8.00%) SDLC
13 9 (7.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) C
1 9 (7.20%) Python
1 9 (7.20%) SQL
2 5 (4.00%) Fortran
2 5 (4.00%) Perl
3 4 (3.20%) C++
3 4 (3.20%) PHP
3 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.20%) VC++
4 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.40%) R
5 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.80%) CCNP
3 10 (8.00%) CCIP
4 9 (7.20%) Degree
4 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.60%) CCNA
5 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.60%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.20%) BC Cleared
8 3 (2.40%) AWS Certification
8 3 (2.40%) CCDP
9 2 (1.60%) APMP
10 1 (0.80%) CIPD
10 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.80%) MCSE
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.60%) SLA
2 12 (9.60%) QA
3 8 (6.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.80%) GAMP
4 1 (0.80%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) XenApp
4 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.80%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.60%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (1.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.80%) Terraform
3 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (14.40%) Cisco
2 17 (13.60%) Huawei
3 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.80%) SAP
5 9 (7.20%) Remedy
6 8 (6.40%) Juniper
6 8 (6.40%) Samsung
6 8 (6.40%) Splunk
7 7 (5.60%) ComArch
7 7 (5.60%) TIBCO
8 6 (4.80%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.80%) F5
8 6 (4.80%) Google
9 5 (4.00%) Ciena
10 4 (3.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.20%) VMware
11 3 (2.40%) Citrix
11 3 (2.40%) Oracle
12 2 (1.60%) Workday