The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 43 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 20 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.68% 2.08% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 2.60% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 22
Median daily rate £443 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £200 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £620 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.30 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -10.00%  

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 388 385 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.87% 80.21% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 186 293
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 93 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -29.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Essex

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £416 -
Wickford - 1 £450 -
Change Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
3 12 (41.38%) Coaching
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (24.14%) Dependency Management
6 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) QA
7 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) QA Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (13.79%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.34%) Retail
10 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
10 3 (10.34%) Matrix Organization

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) Open Workbench
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Development Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Product Development Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Product Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Coach
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Audit Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Compliance Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Coaching
3 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Dependency Management
4 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) QA Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (13.79%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
8 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
8 3 (10.34%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) IFRS
2 1 (3.45%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.45%) P3O
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy