The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 34 34
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 27 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.64% 4.22% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 5.02% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
Median daily rate £350 £269 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.11% -30.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £428 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.24 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -13.92% -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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 631 558 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.16% 84.04% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 315 390
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 10
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -71.87%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Milton Keynes

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Milton Keynes

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 46 (58.23%) ITIL
2 35 (44.30%) Security Cleared
3 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
4 31 (39.24%) Windows
5 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
6 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (25.32%) Finance
8 19 (24.05%) VMware
8 19 (24.05%) ITIL V3
9 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (22.78%) Hyper-V
9 18 (22.78%) Incident Management
9 18 (22.78%) Project Management
10 16 (20.25%) Service Management
10 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
11 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
11 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
13 13 (16.46%) Virtual Environments
13 13 (16.46%) Citrix
13 13 (16.46%) Linux
14 12 (15.19%) SQL
14 12 (15.19%) Unix
14 12 (15.19%) WAN
14 12 (15.19%) HP
14 12 (15.19%) SLA
14 12 (15.19%) Cisco

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.39%) IIS
3 9 (11.39%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (5.06%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.80%) Confluence
6 3 (3.80%) LiveCycle
6 3 (3.80%) SAS
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
7 1 (1.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.80%) Staffware
1 3 (3.80%) Temenos T24
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) WAN
2 10 (12.66%) Firewall
3 9 (11.39%) LAN
4 6 (7.59%) BIG-IP
4 6 (7.59%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.80%) LDAP
7 2 (2.53%) BGP
7 2 (2.53%) ICMP
7 2 (2.53%) Internet
7 2 (2.53%) Intranet
7 2 (2.53%) TACACS
7 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.53%) Wireless
8 1 (1.27%) HTTP
8 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) DB2
2 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) SonarQube
2 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.86%) Change Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Transition Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Incident Manager
7 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Finance Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Ajax
1 1 (1.27%) HTML
1 1 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
5 13 (16.46%) Linux
6 12 (15.19%) Unix
6 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.80%) zOS
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) ITIL V3
3 18 (22.78%) Incident Management
3 18 (22.78%) Project Management
4 16 (20.25%) Service Management
5 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
6 13 (16.46%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (15.19%) ITSM
8 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
8 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
9 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.13%) Transition Management
11 7 (8.86%) Business Transformation
11 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 6 (7.59%) Release Management
12 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (7.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) Perl
3 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (44.30%) Security Cleared
2 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.92%) DV Cleared
5 10 (12.66%) CCNP
5 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (12.66%) MCP
6 8 (10.13%) MCSA
6 8 (10.13%) MCSE
7 6 (7.59%) CCNA
7 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.80%) APMG
8 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.80%) Degree
9 2 (2.53%) CCSA
9 2 (2.53%) CCSE
9 2 (2.53%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) Hyper-V
3 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.39%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (6.33%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (6.33%) ISA Server
5 5 (6.33%) UAG
6 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) OVSD
3 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.53%) OpenView
4 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) VMware
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.46%) Citrix
4 12 (15.19%) Cisco
4 12 (15.19%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) F5
5 8 (10.13%) SAP
6 6 (7.59%) Forcepoint
7 5 (6.33%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.06%) Computacenter
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle
9 3 (3.80%) Adobe
9 3 (3.80%) ILOG
9 3 (3.80%) Remedy
9 3 (3.80%) Temenos
10 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.53%) IBM
10 2 (2.53%) Juniper
10 2 (2.53%) McAfee
10 2 (2.53%) Nokia