Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 275 285
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 114 96 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 41 56
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £361 £311 £325
90th Percentile £691 £638 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.65 £28.72 -
% change year-on-year -21.14% - -

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 14,298 13,420 15,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.61% 84.13% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,524 7,802 9,402
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.31%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 485 557
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.16% -12.62% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.92
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.50 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Surrey -5 32 £544 +27.94% 5
Thames Valley -29 31 £425 -6.59% 12
Hampshire -9 28 £440 -12.00% 2
Berkshire -21 26 £423 -17.96% 11
West Sussex +6 12 £488 +5.98%
Kent +18 4 £350 -15.15%
Oxfordshire -2 4 £438 -2.78%
East Sussex -3 3 £500 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £425 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.42%) Telecoms
4 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 19 (16.67%) Project Management
6 15 (13.16%) ERP
7 14 (12.28%) ITIL
7 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (12.28%) Change Management
8 13 (11.40%) Migration
8 13 (11.40%) HTML
8 13 (11.40%) Degree
8 13 (11.40%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (10.53%) Decision-Making
9 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (10.53%) Office 365
9 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
10 10 (8.77%) jQuery
10 10 (8.77%) Retail
11 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.89%) Asset Management
11 9 (7.89%) SAP
11 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.02%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (7.02%) Oracle
12 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.02%) CMS

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.02%) CMS
3 3 (2.63%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Maximo
2 4 (3.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.75%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.75%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.88%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.88%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) VoIP
2 3 (2.63%) Skype
2 3 (2.63%) Wireless
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) ISDN
3 2 (1.75%) SNMP
3 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.63%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) Power BI
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.88%) Ant
2 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) JUnit
2 1 (0.88%) Maven
2 1 (0.88%) Moq
2 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.88%) NSubstitute
2 1 (0.88%) NUnit
2 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
2 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 21 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.77%) Retail
4 6 (5.26%) Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Billing
6 3 (2.63%) Back Office
6 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 3 (2.63%) Local Government
7 2 (1.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (22.81%) Analyst
2 17 (14.91%) Developer
3 16 (14.04%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Architect
5 10 (8.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.02%) Transformation Director
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Cutover Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Programme Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Integrator
9 5 (4.39%) Business Transformation Director
9 5 (4.39%) Change Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Deployment Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.39%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Business Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Transformation Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Business Transformation Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Transformation Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.40%) HTML
2 10 (8.77%) jQuery
3 4 (3.51%) .NET
4 3 (2.63%) CSS
4 3 (2.63%) CSS3
4 3 (2.63%) HTML5
4 3 (2.63%) XML
5 2 (1.75%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.88%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.88%) Java EE
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) User Experience
3 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.88%) TM Forum
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Linux
1 3 (2.63%) Unix
2 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.67%) Project Management
4 15 (13.16%) ERP
5 14 (12.28%) Change Management
5 14 (12.28%) ITIL
6 13 (11.40%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (11.40%) Migration
7 12 (10.53%) Decision-Making
8 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (7.89%) Asset Management
9 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.02%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.02%) Use Case
11 7 (6.14%) Coaching
11 7 (6.14%) TOGAF
12 6 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.51%) C#
2 4 (3.51%) Java
2 4 (3.51%) SQL
3 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) IIBA
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) APMG
5 1 (0.88%) CIPD
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) GDPR
2 6 (5.26%) PMO
3 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.63%) VMware NSX
2 2 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) SAP
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 5 (4.39%) Capita
5 3 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco
5 3 (2.63%) Juniper
5 3 (2.63%) McAfee
5 3 (2.63%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) Ariba
6 2 (1.75%) Concur
6 2 (1.75%) IBM
6 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Apigee
7 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.88%) hybris
7 1 (0.88%) Siebel
7 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds