Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 67 48
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 156 161 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.07% 3.22% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 3.79% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 100 113
East of England median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £231 £300 £313
90th Percentile £594 £595 £529
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
East of England median hourly rate £17.56 £21.44 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -45.03% +4.00%
10th Percentile £16.21 £14.88 £26.00
90th Percentile £18.71 £30.15 £45.63
England median hourly rate £24.00 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year +23.84% -39.91% +7.50%

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 4,327 4,252 4,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.04% 85.09% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,526 2,443 2,302
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 326
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.50 £26.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +16.94% +5.64%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.88
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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
Cambridgeshire +24 56 £444 +10.94% 11
Hertfordshire +1 56 £356 -5.00% 14
Bedfordshire +2 21 £425 -7.10% 7
Essex -21 16 £470 -1.05% 4
Suffolk -21 5 £450 +5.88% 3
Norfolk +10 2 £325 -27.78% 2
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 40 (25.64%) ITIL
2 39 (25.00%) Project Management
3 29 (18.59%) Finance
4 25 (16.03%) Service Management
5 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (14.10%) Incident Management
6 21 (13.46%) Data Centre
7 20 (12.82%) Windows
8 19 (12.18%) Linux
8 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (11.54%) Degree
10 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
10 17 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (10.26%) Active Directory
11 16 (10.26%) ERP
11 16 (10.26%) Management Information System
12 15 (9.62%) PRINCE2
12 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (8.97%) SAP
13 14 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (8.97%) Risk Management
14 13 (8.33%) Oracle
15 12 (7.69%) MS Visio
15 12 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
16 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (7.05%) Retail
17 10 (6.41%) Data Management
17 10 (6.41%) SSL
17 10 (6.41%) ITSM

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 5 (3.21%) Confluence
1 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.28%) Primavera
1 2 (1.28%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) Office 365
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) SSL
2 8 (5.13%) Firewall
3 7 (4.49%) BGP
3 7 (4.49%) VXLAN
4 6 (3.85%) IPv6
5 5 (3.21%) LAN
5 5 (3.21%) Wireless
6 4 (2.56%) WAN
7 3 (1.92%) Skype
8 2 (1.28%) DHCP
8 2 (1.28%) DNS
9 1 (0.64%) HTTP
9 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.64%) MPLS
9 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) Big Data
2 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 5 (3.21%) Law
4 5 (3.21%) Legal
5 2 (1.28%) Military
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (35.26%) Analyst
2 30 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 16 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 9 (5.77%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.13%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.49%) Administrator
7 7 (4.49%) Architect
7 7 (4.49%) Change Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Consultant
7 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Web Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) .NET
1 4 (2.56%) LDAP
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.92%) Web Services
3 2 (1.28%) JPA
3 2 (1.28%) REST
3 2 (1.28%) Spring
3 2 (1.28%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) Ajax
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) ODBC
4 1 (0.64%) XSD
4 1 (0.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.49%) CMDB
5 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.28%) Clustering
7 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.28%) FMCG
7 2 (1.28%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.64%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.64%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Windows
2 19 (12.18%) Linux
3 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Unix
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) ITIL
2 39 (25.00%) Project Management
3 25 (16.03%) Service Management
4 22 (14.10%) Incident Management
5 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.26%) ERP
8 15 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.97%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
11 10 (6.41%) Analytics
11 10 (6.41%) Data Management
11 10 (6.41%) ITSM
11 10 (6.41%) Process Improvement
11 10 (6.41%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.77%) CRM
12 9 (5.77%) Release Management
12 9 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.77%) Bash Shell
1 9 (5.77%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.13%) Python
3 5 (3.21%) Java
4 3 (1.92%) C
4 3 (1.92%) C#
4 3 (1.92%) Perl
5 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.28%) PHP
5 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.28%) SQL
6 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.54%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.85%) CCNP
3 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) MCSE
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.56%) PMP
5 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.92%) MCSA
7 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CCIE
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
8 1 (0.64%) MCTS
8 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) QA
2 7 (4.49%) COBIT
2 7 (4.49%) PMO
2 7 (4.49%) SLA
3 6 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.21%) COSO
4 5 (3.21%) GDPR
5 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.92%) Def Stans
6 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.64%) GAMP
7 1 (0.64%) GCP
7 1 (0.64%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.49%) Squid
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Ansible
2 2 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.28%) SCCM
2 2 (1.28%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (1.28%) WSUS
3 1 (0.64%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.97%) SAP
3 13 (8.33%) Oracle
4 9 (5.77%) Arista
4 9 (5.77%) Cisco
4 9 (5.77%) VMware
5 5 (3.21%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.92%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.92%) ShoreTel
8 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.28%) hybris
9 1 (0.64%) Altiris
9 1 (0.64%) Aruba
9 1 (0.64%) Citrix
9 1 (0.64%) HP
9 1 (0.64%) IFS
9 1 (0.64%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.64%) Remedy