Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 62 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 68 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.62% 3.00% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 3.48% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 34 35
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +122.22% -30.77%
10th Percentile £220 £180 £130
90th Percentile £570 £693 £523
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £25.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -54.55% +37.50% +171.19%

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 1,020 1,033 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.23% 86.08% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 745 745
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £297 £213 £213
90th Percentile £613 £574 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.61% -36.62% +57.14%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.80 £14.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.15 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +8 44 £400 -20.00% 2
Kidlington - 10 £400 - 2
Banbury -1 3 £374 +45.24% 2
Bicester -2 1 £175 -51.72%
Change Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 33 (48.53%) ITIL
2 31 (45.59%) Windows
3 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (35.29%) Problem Management
6 23 (33.82%) Project Management
7 19 (27.94%) DNS
7 19 (27.94%) VMware
7 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 17 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 17 (25.00%) DHCP
10 16 (23.53%) Web Services
10 16 (23.53%) Degree
10 16 (23.53%) JIRA
10 16 (23.53%) Time Management
10 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 16 (23.53%) Office 365
11 15 (22.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (19.12%) SCCM
13 13 (19.12%) Service Delivery
14 12 (17.65%) Finance
14 12 (17.65%) Scrum
14 12 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (17.65%) Confluence
15 11 (16.18%) Salesforce.com

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 12 (17.65%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.53%) Office 365
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) DNS
2 17 (25.00%) DHCP
3 7 (10.29%) VPN
4 6 (8.82%) Kerberos
4 6 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.88%) SAN
5 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.41%) LAN
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) WAN
7 2 (2.94%) BGP
7 2 (2.94%) Firewall
7 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.94%) VoIP
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.47%) IPsec
8 1 (1.47%) SMTP
8 1 (1.47%) VRRP
8 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) JIRA
2 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.76%) JUnit
2 8 (11.76%) Maven
2 8 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Publishing
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.82%) Analyst
2 6 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (7.35%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Change Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Product Manager
3 5 (7.35%) QA Tester
3 5 (7.35%) Tester
4 4 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) IT Support
5 3 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) Web Services
2 8 (11.76%) SOAP
3 7 (10.29%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) Flash
4 1 (1.47%) MFC
4 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.29%) Clustering
4 7 (10.29%) Replication
5 5 (7.35%) PMI
6 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.88%) iPhone
6 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
7 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.47%) Arduino
8 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.88%) Android
7 3 (4.41%) Linux
8 2 (2.94%) Unix
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) ITIL
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) Problem Management
3 23 (33.82%) Project Management
4 17 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 16 (23.53%) Time Management
6 15 (22.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (19.12%) Service Delivery
8 12 (17.65%) Scrum
9 10 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
10 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.76%) API Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.76%) Kanban
11 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.76%) Test Planning
12 7 (10.29%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (10.29%) IT Audit
12 7 (10.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) C
4 2 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) ANSI C
5 1 (1.47%) C++/CLI
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (7.35%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.35%) PMP
5 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) PhD
7 1 (1.47%) RHCE
7 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 8 (11.76%) QA
3 5 (7.35%) PMO
4 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 12 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) SCCM
2 10 (14.71%) NetBackup
3 9 (13.24%) SCOM
4 7 (10.29%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) VMware
3 11 (16.18%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (14.71%) NetApp
5 8 (11.76%) McAfee
5 8 (11.76%) Talend
6 4 (5.88%) Apple
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco
8 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle
8 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.47%) Atmel
9 1 (1.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Sun
9 1 (1.47%) Veritas