Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Business Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Transformation over the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Transformation
England > South East
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 288 228
Rank change year-on-year +10 -60 +40
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 113 88 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.52% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.62% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 44 66
South East median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £386 £356 £310
90th Percentile £688 £618 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.30 £33.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.04% +125.00% -55.22%

Business Transformation 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,595 14,295 13,567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.81% 84.52% 83.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,778 8,613 8,128
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +2.39%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 463 567
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -2.04% -4.92%
10th Percentile £11.82 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.10 £50.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +6.82%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Transformation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Transformation in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the South East over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Thames Valley +34 48 £463 +8.82% 14
Berkshire +7 38 £450 +5.88% 6
Hampshire -20 29 £485 -13.78% 3
Surrey -17 20 £513 +9.04% 1
West Sussex -10 9 £525 +20.69% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 5 £500 +14.29% 8
Oxfordshire +20 4 £419 -30.21%
East Sussex -14 2 £688 - 1
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.47%) Finance
3 21 (18.58%) Telecoms
4 19 (16.81%) Project Management
5 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.04%) Office 365
6 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (13.27%) SAP
6 15 (13.27%) ERP
7 14 (12.39%) HTML
7 14 (12.39%) Migration
8 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
8 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
9 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
9 12 (10.62%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (9.73%) Management Information System
10 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
10 11 (9.73%) jQuery
11 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (8.85%) SAP S/4HANA
12 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.96%) Scrum
12 9 (7.96%) Cisco
12 9 (7.96%) ITIL
13 8 (7.08%) CheckPoint
13 8 (7.08%) Juniper
13 8 (7.08%) VMware
13 8 (7.08%) McAfee

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (10.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) CMS
3 3 (2.65%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.77%) Maximo
2 2 (1.77%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (0.88%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.88%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) VoIP
2 3 (2.65%) Skype
3 2 (1.77%) ISDN
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.65%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.77%) Power BI
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Axure RP
1 3 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Back Office
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Billing
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Automotive
5 2 (1.77%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.77%) Law
5 2 (1.77%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.35%) Architect
2 19 (16.81%) Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.73%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Application Security Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Business Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Information Security Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Information Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Security Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Systems Integrator
8 5 (4.42%) Agile Coach
8 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) HTML
2 11 (9.73%) jQuery
3 5 (4.42%) .NET
4 3 (2.65%) CSS
4 3 (2.65%) CSS3
4 3 (2.65%) HTML5
4 3 (2.65%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) CORBA
5 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.88%) Java EE
5 1 (0.88%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.88%) Spring
5 1 (0.88%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Windows
1 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.81%) Project Management
2 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.27%) ERP
4 14 (12.39%) Migration
5 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.62%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.96%) ITIL
7 9 (7.96%) Scrum
8 8 (7.08%) Information Assurance
8 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.08%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.19%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.31%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (4.42%) Agile Coaching
11 5 (4.42%) Coaching
11 5 (4.42%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.42%) IT Strategy
11 5 (4.42%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.42%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) C#
3 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) Java 8
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.88%) VB6
4 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) Degree
4 3 (2.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) IIBA
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.77%) GDPR
2 2 (1.77%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) IFRS
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (7.08%) VMware NSX
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) RSA enVision
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.27%) SAP
3 9 (7.96%) Cisco
4 8 (7.08%) Blue Coat
4 8 (7.08%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.08%) Juniper
4 8 (7.08%) McAfee
4 8 (7.08%) Palo Alto
4 8 (7.08%) VMware
5 6 (5.31%) Oracle
6 5 (4.42%) Adobe
6 5 (4.42%) hybris
7 4 (3.54%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.65%) Ariba
8 3 (2.65%) Concur
9 1 (0.88%) Avaya
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) Informatica