Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 April 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 60 30
Rank change year-on-year +16 -30 +9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 65 37 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.26% 3.17% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 3.80% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 49
Oxfordshire median daily rate £485 £495 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +98.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £285 £268 £130
90th Percentile £586 £693 £555
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +2.91% +6.58% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 - £91.25
10th Percentile £20.25 - £58.75
90th Percentile £20.75 - £135.63
South East median hourly rate £29.25 £29.92 £25.25
% change year-on-year -2.24% +18.50% -36.88%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,064 973 861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.15% 83.30% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 710 674
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -4.91%
10th Percentile £274 £200 £175
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 28
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -23.71% +24.74%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.42 £13.40
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.50 £90.13
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.25
% change year-on-year -4.53% -17.36% +26.45%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Oxfordshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Oxfordshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Oxfordshire

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Oxfordshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Oxford +6 39 £500 - 1
Kidlington +1 9 £565 +18.95%
Banbury - 3 £374 -
Bicester - 1 £175 -
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 31 (47.69%) ITIL
2 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (36.92%) Time Management
5 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (33.85%) Windows
6 20 (30.77%) Service Design
7 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (26.15%) JIRA
8 16 (24.62%) Linux
9 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.08%) Project Management
10 14 (21.54%) ITSM
10 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 12 (18.46%) Project Planning
13 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
13 11 (16.92%) SaaS
13 11 (16.92%) Microservices
13 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (15.38%) Web Services
14 10 (15.38%) VPN
14 10 (15.38%) SOA
14 10 (15.38%) Finance
14 10 (15.38%) PagerDuty
14 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (15.38%) New Relic
14 10 (15.38%) DevOps
14 10 (15.38%) Slack
14 10 (15.38%) REST

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 6 (9.23%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.92%) SaaS
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.38%) Slack
4 9 (13.85%) Office 365
5 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.54%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) VPN
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.69%) BGP
3 5 (7.69%) Firewall
3 5 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) Skype
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
4 1 (1.54%) SMTP
4 1 (1.54%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (1.54%) VoIP
4 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) JIRA
2 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.23%) JUnit
2 6 (9.23%) Maven
2 6 (9.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Publishing
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Architect
1 11 (16.92%) Project Manager
1 11 (16.92%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (15.38%) Change Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Business Change Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Business Manager
4 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
5 4 (6.15%) Tester
6 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (4.62%) Agile Tester
6 3 (4.62%) AWS Architect
6 3 (4.62%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Communications Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) REST
1 10 (15.38%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) SOAP
3 2 (3.08%) Velocity
4 1 (1.54%) Flash
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) MFC
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) CMDB
4 5 (7.69%) PMI
4 5 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.15%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.15%) iPhone
5 4 (6.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.54%) Arduino
7 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Unix
3 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.15%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) ITIL
2 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (36.92%) Time Management
5 20 (30.77%) Service Design
6 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (23.08%) Project Management
8 14 (21.54%) ITSM
8 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 12 (18.46%) Project Planning
11 11 (16.92%) Microservices
11 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
12 10 (15.38%) Decision-Making
12 10 (15.38%) DevOps
12 10 (15.38%) SOA
13 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
13 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
14 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (12.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) Java
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) ANSI C
3 1 (1.54%) C
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) C++
3 1 (1.54%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.15%) PMP
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PhD
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) RHCE
5 1 (1.54%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 6 (9.23%) PMO
3 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Nagios
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) New Relic
2 10 (15.38%) PagerDuty
3 6 (9.23%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (9.23%) Talend
4 4 (6.15%) Apple
4 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.15%) Juniper
4 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
4 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Atmel
6 1 (1.54%) Centrify
6 1 (1.54%) EMC
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Sun
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas
6 1 (1.54%) VMware