Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 547 525 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.32% 3.39% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.13% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 375 404
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £208 £220 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 14
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £39.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +39.08% +168.10%
10th Percentile £20.25 £24.80 £10.60
90th Percentile £35.58 £55.00 £108.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year -46.67% +49.28% -3.38%

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 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 13,657 12,727 14,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.29% 80.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,255 7,617 8,830
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £252
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 510 621
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the South East

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the South East

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the South East

Change Management
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 Change Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the South East

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Management in the South East

Change Management
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 Change Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +2 270 £388 -3.13% 42
Hampshire -12 116 £400 +13.96% 18
Berkshire -17 111 £438 +9.38% 20
Surrey -6 97 £434 -1.42% 16
Buckinghamshire -6 90 £353 -4.73% 12
Oxfordshire +20 69 £400 -20.00% 10
West Sussex +11 36 £450 +5.88% 4
Kent -23 11 £338 -4.26% 5
Middlesex 0 4 £375 -16.67% 2
East Sussex -12 2 £175 -57.63% 2
M4 Corridor -2 1 £300 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 161 (29.43%) ITIL
2 147 (26.87%) Finance
3 142 (25.96%) Project Management
4 119 (21.76%) Microsoft
5 111 (20.29%) Windows
6 98 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
8 82 (14.99%) PRINCE2
8 82 (14.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 77 (14.08%) VMware
10 74 (13.53%) Security Cleared
11 71 (12.98%) Active Directory
12 61 (11.15%) Problem Management
13 57 (10.42%) SC Cleared
14 55 (10.05%) Migration
15 53 (9.69%) Telecoms
16 51 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (9.14%) Incident Management
17 50 (9.14%) Degree
18 49 (8.96%) ITIL V3
19 47 (8.59%) Office 365
20 46 (8.41%) Management Information System
21 45 (8.23%) Service Delivery
21 45 (8.23%) SQL
22 44 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 41 (7.50%) SDLC
23 41 (7.50%) Windows Server
23 41 (7.50%) PMO
24 40 (7.31%) Microsoft Office

Change Management
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 39 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.12%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.57%) Skype for Business
5 19 (3.47%) IIS
6 14 (2.56%) Confluence
7 13 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.83%) Apache
10 8 (1.46%) CMS
10 8 (1.46%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.10%) JBoss
11 6 (1.10%) SAS
12 5 (0.91%) Documentum
12 5 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (7.31%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (6.76%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (3.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Maximo
2 7 (1.28%) KANA IQ
2 7 (1.28%) Lawson
3 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.55%) iTrent
6 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.55%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.37%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.37%) Primavera
7 2 (0.37%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.59%) Office 365
2 38 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.93%) SaaS
5 12 (2.19%) IaaS
6 9 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (1.46%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.73%) npm
8 4 (0.73%) PaaS
8 4 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) Firebase
9 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) Akamai
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.13%) DNS
2 31 (5.67%) DHCP
3 27 (4.94%) Firewall
4 26 (4.75%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.57%) Network Security
6 13 (2.38%) VPN
6 13 (2.38%) WAN
7 12 (2.19%) LAN
8 11 (2.01%) NetScaler
8 11 (2.01%) VoIP
8 11 (2.01%) Wireless
9 9 (1.65%) Internet
9 9 (1.65%) SAN
10 8 (1.46%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.46%) LDAP
10 8 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (1.46%) Skype
11 6 (1.10%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.01%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (1.65%) Power BI
3 9 (1.65%) Spotfire
4 8 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.10%) GIS
7 5 (0.91%) Big Data
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.73%) MySQL
8 4 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.55%) DB2
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.37%) SQLite
10 2 (0.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (3.84%) JIRA
2 13 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.46%) JUnit
3 8 (1.46%) Maven
3 8 (1.46%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.55%) Bower
4 3 (0.55%) gulp
5 2 (0.37%) PostCSS
5 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 147 (26.87%) Finance
2 53 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.66%) Retail
4 18 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.29%) Marketing
5 17 (3.11%) Legal
6 13 (2.38%) Banking
7 10 (1.83%) Billing
7 10 (1.83%) Publishing
8 9 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.91%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.91%) Military
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (19.20%) Analyst
2 90 (16.45%) Project Manager
3 38 (6.95%) Business Analyst
4 36 (6.58%) Change Manager
5 21 (3.84%) Network Engineer
6 20 (3.66%) Architect
7 16 (2.93%) IT Analyst
7 16 (2.93%) Team Leader
8 15 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (2.56%) Business Change Manager
9 14 (2.56%) Business Manager
10 13 (2.38%) Data Analyst
10 13 (2.38%) Developer
10 13 (2.38%) Senior Manager
11 12 (2.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (2.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (2.19%) Consultant
11 12 (2.19%) IT Manager
11 12 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (2.19%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.30%) Web Services
2 17 (3.11%) HTML
3 15 (2.74%) CSS
3 15 (2.74%) XML
4 14 (2.56%) .NET
5 10 (1.83%) Regular Expression
5 10 (1.83%) SOAP
6 8 (1.46%) Ajax
7 7 (1.28%) jQuery
7 7 (1.28%) Middleware
8 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.91%) REST
9 4 (0.73%) EDI
9 4 (0.73%) Node.js
9 4 (0.73%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.55%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.55%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (0.55%) CSS3
10 3 (0.55%) HTML5
10 3 (0.55%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.41%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.74%) Clustering
6 13 (2.38%) User Experience
7 11 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
8 8 (1.46%) Replication
8 8 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.46%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.28%) CMDB
10 6 (1.10%) Life Science
11 5 (0.91%) iPhone
11 5 (0.91%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.73%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.73%) FMCG
12 4 (0.73%) PMI
12 4 (0.73%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 111 (20.29%) Windows
2 51 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.58%) Linux
5 27 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (4.20%) Unix
7 21 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.93%) Windows 7
9 15 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.38%) Solaris
11 8 (1.46%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.28%) Android
12 7 (1.28%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.55%) CentOS
15 2 (0.37%) AIX
15 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.18%) MVS
16 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (29.43%) ITIL
2 142 (25.96%) Project Management
3 98 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (14.99%) PRINCE2
4 82 (14.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (11.15%) Problem Management
6 55 (10.05%) Migration
7 50 (9.14%) Incident Management
8 49 (8.96%) ITIL V3
9 45 (8.23%) Service Delivery
10 41 (7.50%) SDLC
11 38 (6.95%) Service Management
12 34 (6.22%) Configuration Management
13 33 (6.03%) Process Improvement
14 31 (5.67%) Supplier Management
15 28 (5.12%) Analytics
15 28 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (4.94%) CRM
16 27 (4.94%) ITSM
16 27 (4.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (8.23%) SQL
2 27 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.02%) Java
4 16 (2.93%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.74%) Perl
6 12 (2.19%) Python
7 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.28%) C
8 7 (1.28%) VBScript
9 6 (1.10%) C#
10 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.91%) C++
11 4 (0.73%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.18%) ABAP
13 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 50 (9.14%) Degree
4 44 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (4.57%) PMI Certification
5 25 (4.57%) PMP
6 20 (3.66%) MCSE
7 17 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (2.93%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.28%) CCNA
12 6 (1.10%) CISSP
13 5 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.91%) CCNP
13 5 (0.91%) CISM
13 5 (0.91%) ISEB
13 5 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.50%) PMO
2 37 (6.76%) SLA
3 26 (4.75%) QA
4 9 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.65%) GDPR
4 9 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.55%) GxP
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.18%) P3O
9 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 71 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.83%) vSphere
6 6 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.91%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.37%) HDFS
10 2 (0.37%) iptables
10 2 (0.37%) NFS
10 2 (0.37%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.37%) XenServer
11 1 (0.18%) Docker
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) XenApp
11 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (5.12%) SCCM
2 12 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (2.19%) NetBackup
2 12 (2.19%) SCOM
3 6 (1.10%) ArcSight ESM
3 6 (1.10%) Puppet
4 5 (0.91%) Nagios
5 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (0.73%) SELinux
6 3 (0.55%) Ansible
6 3 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.55%) Nessus
6 3 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.37%) Control-M
7 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.37%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 119 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.08%) VMware
3 39 (7.13%) SAP
4 38 (6.95%) Oracle
5 27 (4.94%) NetApp
5 27 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (4.75%) Cisco
7 24 (4.39%) Citrix
8 23 (4.20%) HP
9 22 (4.02%) ServiceNow
10 18 (3.29%) Workday
11 16 (2.93%) McAfee
12 13 (2.38%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.38%) Remedy
13 11 (2.01%) Palo Alto
14 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.65%) Tableau
16 8 (1.46%) Avaya
16 8 (1.46%) Sun
16 8 (1.46%) Talend