Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 17 July 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 58 43
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 126 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.32% 3.61% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 4.38% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 51 35
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £204
90th Percentile £491 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £31.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.57% -36.25%
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £27.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.39% -0.44% -8.33%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,657 1,714 1,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.10% 82.48% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 804 940
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £253
90th Percentile £561 £544 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 53 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £9.37
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £51.85
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year +25.00% -16.87% +11.65%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Buckinghamshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Management in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Buckinghamshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Buckinghamshire

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Buckinghamshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Milton Keynes +29 110 £350 -9.68% 7
High Wycombe 0 6 £340 +3.03% 1
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Chesham - 2 - -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 76 (60.32%) ITIL
2 65 (51.59%) Security Cleared
3 54 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 48 (38.10%) ITIL V3
5 46 (36.51%) DV Cleared
6 38 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (26.19%) Windows
9 30 (23.81%) VMware
10 29 (23.02%) SLA
11 28 (22.22%) Office 365
12 27 (21.43%) Service Management
13 25 (19.84%) Finance
13 25 (19.84%) Cisco
13 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
13 25 (19.84%) Active Directory
14 23 (18.25%) Linux
14 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (17.46%) Virtual Environments
16 21 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 21 (16.67%) SharePoint
16 21 (16.67%) Service Delivery
16 21 (16.67%) Firewall
17 20 (15.87%) Project Management
17 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (15.87%) Incident Management
18 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
18 19 (15.08%) ITSM
19 18 (14.29%) Skype for Business
20 17 (13.49%) Unix

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 21 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (12.70%) MS Exchange
4 14 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.17%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) Confluence
7 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) Firewall
2 12 (9.52%) BGP
2 12 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (9.52%) ICMP
2 12 (9.52%) IPsec
2 12 (9.52%) OSPF
2 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.52%) Wireless
3 11 (8.73%) BIG-IP
4 10 (7.94%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (6.35%) LAN
6 7 (5.56%) WAN
7 5 (3.97%) VPN
8 4 (3.17%) Internet
9 3 (2.38%) DHCP
9 3 (2.38%) DNS
10 2 (1.59%) Skype
11 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) DB2
1 5 (3.97%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) NuoDB
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (19.84%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Local Government
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.14%) SharePoint Analyst
4 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (4.76%) Administrator
5 6 (4.76%) Network Team Leader
5 6 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 6 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 5 (3.97%) Architect
6 5 (3.97%) Change Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Developer
6 5 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (3.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (3.97%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) LDAP
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) CSS3
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.56%) Clustering
4 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.97%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.38%) Social Media
7 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) CMDB
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.19%) Windows
2 23 (18.25%) Linux
3 17 (13.49%) Unix
4 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.73%) Solaris
7 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.76%) AIX
9 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (60.32%) ITIL
2 48 (38.10%) ITIL V3
3 35 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (21.43%) Service Management
5 22 (17.46%) Virtual Environments
6 21 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 20 (15.87%) Incident Management
7 20 (15.87%) Project Management
8 19 (15.08%) ITSM
9 17 (13.49%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 12 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
12 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.73%) Migration
12 11 (8.73%) Presales
13 9 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.73%) SQL
3 7 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (51.59%) Security Cleared
2 54 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 46 (36.51%) DV Cleared
4 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (11.90%) MCSA
6 11 (8.73%) CCNP
6 11 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (7.14%) MCSE
8 7 (5.56%) RHCE
9 6 (4.76%) CCNA
10 5 (3.97%) Degree
10 5 (3.97%) MCP
11 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.59%) CCIP
13 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.79%) HNC
14 1 (0.79%) HND
14 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.02%) SLA
2 16 (12.70%) QA
3 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.59%) COBIT
4 2 (1.59%) PMO
5 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (19.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.17%) XenApp
6 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.38%) UAG
6 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.59%) Xen
8 1 (0.79%) Docker
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) SCCM
2 6 (4.76%) WSUS
3 5 (3.97%) Ansible
3 5 (3.97%) OVSD
3 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (3.17%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) VMware
2 25 (19.84%) Cisco
2 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.52%) Citrix
4 11 (8.73%) F5
4 11 (8.73%) McAfee
4 11 (8.73%) Palo Alto
4 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.94%) ServiceNow
6 8 (6.35%) HP
7 7 (5.56%) Oracle
7 7 (5.56%) Veritas
8 6 (4.76%) Juniper
9 4 (3.17%) Forcepoint
9 4 (3.17%) NetApp
9 4 (3.17%) Remedy
10 3 (2.38%) Adobe
10 3 (2.38%) Aruba
10 3 (2.38%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.59%) Symantec