The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 68 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 12 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.79% 1.49% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.93% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £395 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year -25.20% +26.18%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 537 778 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.18% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 418 401
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 11
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Reading

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Reading

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Reading

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 17 (47.22%) Project Management
2 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) Degree
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 8 (22.22%) CMDB
5 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (19.44%) Marketing
6 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (19.44%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) IBM
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) Internet
7 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.67%) CRM
7 6 (16.67%) WAN
7 6 (16.67%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (16.67%) Spanish Language
7 6 (16.67%) Business Development
7 6 (16.67%) Economics
7 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 6 (16.67%) Google
7 6 (16.67%) Firewall
7 6 (16.67%) MBA
7 6 (16.67%) PLM
7 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 6 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 6 (16.67%) Data Architecture

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) HFM
1 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
1 6 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) BGP
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) MPLS
2 4 (11.11%) OSPF
2 4 (11.11%) SNMP
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (8.33%) DSL
3 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.33%) IPsec
3 3 (8.33%) L2TP
3 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 3 (8.33%) PPP
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) Wireless
3 3 (8.33%) X.21
3 3 (8.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Essbase
2 1 (2.78%) OLTP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 7 (19.44%) Marketing
4 6 (16.67%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (16.67%) Spanish Language
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Law
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 2 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.78%) PMO Manager
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Change Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior IT Programme Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (22.22%) CMDB
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Project Management
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (16.67%) Analytics
5 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Business Development
5 6 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 6 (16.67%) Case Management
5 6 (16.67%) CRM
5 6 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 6 (16.67%) Economics
5 6 (16.67%) Network Management
5 6 (16.67%) PLM
5 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 4 (11.11%) ITSM
7 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.78%) PHP
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) MBA
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CIPD
6 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (5.56%) PMP
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) IFRS
2 1 (2.78%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OPNET
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) HP
3 6 (16.67%) Google
3 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.33%) Arista
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.78%) Lancope
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel