Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 25 59
Rank change year-on-year -28 +34 -12
Contract jobs citing Change Management 10 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.91% 4.83% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 5.87% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 4
Kent median daily rate £338 £380 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.18% -2.81% -2.25%
10th Percentile £323 £193 £363
90th Percentile £476 £578 £473
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +0.13% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £30.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year -18.70% +29.47% +71.17%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 417 409 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.58% 82.29% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 283 286
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £204
90th Percentile £625 £561 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.10
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Folkestone - 3 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells +7 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PMO
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) BEA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel
2 1 (10.00%) VMware