Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 January 2019 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 62 62
Rank change year-on-year -23 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 115 169 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.55% 3.53% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 4.14% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 118 76
East of England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £266 £313 £259
90th Percentile £595 £595 £538
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £15.73 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.78% -62.77% +59.89%
10th Percentile £16.21 £15.23 £33.63
90th Percentile £18.69 £16.23 £45.63
England median hourly rate £25.23 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +26.13% -46.67% +49.28%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,846 4,084 3,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.43% 85.31% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 2,357 2,139
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £580 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 230 293
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £31.27 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.43% -3.80% +9.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.00 £49.82 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the East of England

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the East of England

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the East of England

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the East of England

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Hertfordshire -2 41 £435 +22.11% 18
Cambridgeshire -11 28 £463 -2.63% 15
Bedfordshire +13 26 £444 -1.39% 5
Essex -33 11 £450 -14.29% 4
Suffolk 0 8 £575 +35.29% 5
Norfolk +14 1 - - 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 27 (23.48%) Project Management
2 23 (20.00%) ITIL
3 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.39%) Degree
4 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (16.52%) Finance
6 17 (14.78%) Service Management
7 15 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (12.17%) Linux
8 14 (12.17%) ERP
8 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.17%) Incident Management
9 13 (11.30%) Analytics
9 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
10 12 (10.43%) Active Directory
10 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.43%) Windows
10 12 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (9.57%) Risk Management
11 11 (9.57%) MS Visio
12 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (8.70%) Oracle
12 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
13 9 (7.83%) SAP
13 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
13 9 (7.83%) Process Improvement
14 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (6.96%) Windows Server

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (5.22%) Confluence
1 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.87%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Visio
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.74%) Primavera
1 2 (1.74%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.74%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.87%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.09%) Office 365
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.87%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) Network Security
3 3 (2.61%) SSL
4 2 (1.74%) BGP
4 2 (1.74%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.87%) IPv6
5 1 (0.87%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.87%) Skype
5 1 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) Big Data
2 3 (2.61%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.74%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.74%) HBase
3 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.74%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) JIRA
2 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.74%) ERwin
4 1 (0.87%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) French Language
5 4 (3.48%) German Language
5 4 (3.48%) Law
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (29.57%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.83%) Service Manager
4 8 (6.96%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.09%) Architect
5 7 (6.09%) Consultant
5 7 (6.09%) Transition Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Change Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Security Analyst
6 6 (5.22%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Business Manager
7 5 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (3.48%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) .NET
1 4 (3.48%) LDAP
2 2 (1.74%) Kafka
2 2 (1.74%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.87%) JSON
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.74%) FMCG
4 2 (1.74%) NHS
4 2 (1.74%) RIA
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.87%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.87%) CMDB
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.87%) Life Science
5 1 (0.87%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Windows
3 8 (6.96%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) Project Management
2 23 (20.00%) ITIL
3 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (14.78%) Service Management
6 15 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (12.17%) ERP
7 14 (12.17%) Incident Management
8 13 (11.30%) Analytics
9 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.57%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.83%) Process Improvement
11 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.96%) Data Management
12 8 (6.96%) ITSM
12 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.09%) DevOps
13 7 (6.09%) Project Governance
13 7 (6.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.22%) Java
3 5 (4.35%) Perl
3 5 (4.35%) Python
4 3 (2.61%) C
5 2 (1.74%) C++
5 2 (1.74%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.74%) PHP
5 2 (1.74%) R
5 2 (1.74%) SQL
6 1 (0.87%) C#
6 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Master's Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) CISA
3 4 (3.48%) CISM
3 4 (3.48%) CISSP
4 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) CCNP
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) MCSE
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) PhD
5 2 (1.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.87%) MCSA
6 1 (0.87%) MCTS
6 1 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) GDPR
1 8 (6.96%) SLA
2 6 (5.22%) COBIT
2 6 (5.22%) PMO
2 6 (5.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.48%) COSO
4 4 (3.48%) HIPAA
4 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.48%) QA
5 1 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.87%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.87%) GAMP
5 1 (0.87%) GCP
5 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.87%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.87%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) SAP
4 4 (3.48%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco
5 3 (2.61%) Citrix
5 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.61%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.61%) VMware
6 2 (1.74%) Arista
6 2 (1.74%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.74%) HP
7 1 (0.87%) Altiris
7 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.87%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.87%) CommVault
7 1 (0.87%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.87%) Huawei
7 1 (0.87%) Remedy