Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 51 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +7
Contract jobs citing Change Management 115 155 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.86% 3.50% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 4.32% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 94 94
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £373 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.16% -5.10% +4.67%
10th Percentile £228 £275 £300
90th Percentile £504 £534 £521
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +62.86% -
10th Percentile £28.50 £23.15 £16.25
90th Percentile £35.58 £33.05 £18.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +71.17%

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 3335 3592 3954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.00% 81.03% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1955 2148
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 139 175
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -35.19% +58.17%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £13.28
90th Percentile £38.00 £45.00 £41.04
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.03 £24.12
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.37% +37.83%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 22 £451 +0.11% 2
Bracknell +13 21 £438 +6.06%
Maidenhead -5 20 £310 -27.06% 2
Slough +4 4 £450 +16.50% 3
Wokingham +5 2 £263 -41.56% 1
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 27 (23.48%) ITIL
3 25 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 23 (20.00%) Windows
5 21 (18.26%) Project Management
6 20 (17.39%) SDLC
7 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.65%) Degree
8 18 (15.65%) SAP
9 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (13.91%) Process Improvement
11 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
14 12 (10.43%) XML
14 12 (10.43%) HTML
15 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Project
15 11 (9.57%) VMware
16 10 (8.70%) Retail
16 10 (8.70%) Marketing
16 10 (8.70%) Scrum
16 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.70%) VBScript
17 9 (7.83%) IIS
17 9 (7.83%) CSS
17 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
17 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (7.83%) Pharmaceutical

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 (7.83%) IIS
2 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.61%) Documentum
3 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.87%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) KANA IQ
2 6 (5.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (3.48%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.61%) Maximo
4 3 (2.61%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.87%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) Firewall
2 6 (5.22%) Network Security
3 5 (4.35%) DNS
4 4 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.48%) Internet
4 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.61%) 3G
5 3 (2.61%) 4G
5 3 (2.61%) DHCP
5 3 (2.61%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.61%) HTTP
5 3 (2.61%) ISUP
5 3 (2.61%) LAN
5 3 (2.61%) LTE
5 3 (2.61%) Megaco
5 3 (2.61%) MGW
5 3 (2.61%) SS7
5 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.87%) Chocolatey
2 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 25 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.70%) Marketing
3 10 (8.70%) Retail
4 9 (7.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.22%) Legal
6 5 (4.35%) Billing
7 4 (3.48%) Banking
8 3 (2.61%) Back Office
9 2 (1.74%) Law
10 1 (0.87%) Electronics
10 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.26%) Analyst
2 11 (9.57%) Change Manager
2 11 (9.57%) Developer
3 8 (6.96%) Business Change Manager
3 8 (6.96%) Business Manager
4 7 (6.09%) Change Analyst
4 7 (6.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (6.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.09%) Web Developer
5 6 (5.22%) Consultant
6 5 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Applications Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Change Management Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Operations Support Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) QA Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) HTML
1 12 (10.43%) XML
2 9 (7.83%) Ajax
2 9 (7.83%) CSS
3 7 (6.09%) jQuery
4 4 (3.48%) Web Services
5 3 (2.61%) EDI
6 2 (1.74%) Middleware
6 2 (1.74%) REST
6 2 (1.74%) SOAP
7 1 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.48%) FMCG
5 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) DataPower
7 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) PMI
7 1 (0.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (7.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.09%) Windows 2000
5 6 (5.22%) Linux
6 5 (4.35%) Unix
7 3 (2.61%) Solaris
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.74%) AIX
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.74%) SUSE
9 1 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) ITIL
2 21 (18.26%) Project Management
3 20 (17.39%) SDLC
4 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.91%) Process Improvement
6 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
8 10 (8.70%) Scrum
9 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.83%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (6.96%) Business Transformation
10 8 (6.96%) Data Management
10 8 (6.96%) Service Management
11 7 (6.09%) Business Change Management
11 7 (6.09%) Change Control
11 7 (6.09%) Front End Development
11 7 (6.09%) High Availability
11 7 (6.09%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.09%) Migration
11 7 (6.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.70%) VBScript
2 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.09%) SQL
3 4 (3.48%) Perl
3 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.87%) C#
5 1 (0.87%) C++
5 1 (0.87%) Java
5 1 (0.87%) Korn
5 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Degree
2 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.48%) CSQA
5 4 (3.48%) HNC
6 3 (2.61%) CISM
6 3 (2.61%) CISMP
6 3 (2.61%) CISSP
6 3 (2.61%) HND
6 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.61%) MCSE
6 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.74%) MBA
7 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.74%) PMP
7 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.74%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.74%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) PMO
3 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.74%) GxP
5 1 (0.87%) GDPR
5 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.74%) Firmware
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
4 2 (1.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.87%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.61%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.61%) SCCM
2 3 (2.61%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.74%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.74%) PowerCLI
3 2 (1.74%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.87%) Cacti
4 1 (0.87%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.87%) Kibana
4 1 (0.87%) logstash
4 1 (0.87%) Nagios
4 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) SAP
2 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.57%) VMware
4 9 (7.83%) Remedy
5 7 (6.09%) BMC
5 7 (6.09%) KANA
6 6 (5.22%) Cisco
6 6 (5.22%) HP
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle
7 5 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.48%) Citrix
8 4 (3.48%) Nokia
8 4 (3.48%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.61%) CA
9 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.61%) Cognos
9 3 (2.61%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.61%) Sun
9 3 (2.61%) Workday