The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 17 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.77% 3.72% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 4.72% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Median daily rate £205 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.94% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.52 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.24 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -13.92% -6.89%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 254 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.46% 78.64% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 174 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Kent

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Kent

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Maidstone -2 5 £175 -50.00%
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 22 (64.71%) High Availability
2 17 (50.00%) ITIL
3 14 (41.18%) MCSA
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (41.18%) NHS
3 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 10 (29.41%) LAN
4 10 (29.41%) Programme Management
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (26.47%) WLAN
5 9 (26.47%) DHCP
5 9 (26.47%) DNS
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco
5 9 (26.47%) Firewall
5 9 (26.47%) Wireless
6 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (20.59%) CCNA
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (20.59%) Project Management
7 7 (20.59%) WAN
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) IT Strategy
9 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 4 (11.76%) MCSE
10 4 (11.76%) Health Informatics
10 4 (11.76%) Informatics

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (26.47%) DHCP
2 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) Wireless
2 9 (26.47%) WLAN
3 7 (20.59%) WAN
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Systems Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Active Directory Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Active Directory Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Network Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Server Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) High Availability
2 17 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) IT Strategy
5 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Fund Management
6 4 (11.76%) Health Informatics
6 4 (11.76%) Informatics
7 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) MCSA
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) CCNA
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft