Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Change Management
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 54 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs citing Change Management 601 586 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.57% 3.50% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.25% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 406 375
South East median daily rate £403 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £218 £271
90th Percentile £575 £573 £520
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 18
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £30.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +29.47% +71.17%
10th Percentile £11.17 £21.21 £14.98
90th Percentile £34.18 £55.00 £51.07
England median hourly rate £17.38 £34.08 £25.12
% change year-on-year -49.01% +35.66% +0.48%

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 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -3 267 £420 +5.00% 31
Hampshire -5 146 £400 +14.29% 10
Berkshire 0 124 £450 +20.00% 10
Surrey +13 112 £425 -1.73% 12
Buckinghamshire -11 76 £345 -13.75% 12
Oxfordshire +25 67 £438 -2.78% 9
West Sussex +1 46 £400 -6.16% 2
Kent -28 10 £338 -11.18% 2
Middlesex +5 6 £452 +0.33%
East Sussex -3 6 £342 -17.19%
M4 Corridor +5 1 £300 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 178 (29.62%) Project Management
2 152 (25.29%) ITIL
3 146 (24.29%) Finance
4 115 (19.13%) Windows
5 110 (18.30%) Microsoft
6 104 (17.30%) Security Cleared
7 102 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 71 (11.81%) Active Directory
10 69 (11.48%) PRINCE2
10 69 (11.48%) Migration
10 69 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
11 66 (10.98%) VMware
12 61 (10.15%) Telecoms
13 60 (9.98%) Degree
14 57 (9.48%) Collaborative Working
15 53 (8.82%) Oracle
16 52 (8.65%) Windows Server
17 48 (7.99%) Incident Management
17 48 (7.99%) Problem Management
17 48 (7.99%) BPSS Clearance
18 47 (7.82%) PMO
19 45 (7.49%) ITIL V3
19 45 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
19 45 (7.49%) SAP
20 44 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
20 44 (7.32%) SC Cleared
21 43 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
21 43 (7.15%) SQL
21 43 (7.15%) Motorola

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 32 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (3.66%) IIS
3 22 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.83%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.16%) Confluence
6 11 (1.83%) Apache
6 11 (1.83%) Documentum
6 11 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.33%) CMS
8 6 (1.00%) SAS
9 5 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.67%) JBoss
11 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.33%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (3.66%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (2.00%) Maximo
1 12 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.16%) KANA IQ
2 7 (1.16%) Lawson
3 6 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.83%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.50%) iTrent
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.50%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.50%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.33%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.33%) Primavera
6 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.33%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.66%) Office 365
3 35 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.83%) SaaS
5 11 (1.83%) IaaS
5 11 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (1.66%) npm
7 8 (1.33%) Firebase
7 8 (1.33%) iPaaS
8 6 (1.00%) PaaS
9 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.17%) GitHub
12 1 (0.17%) Serverless
12 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.49%) DNS
2 29 (4.83%) DHCP
3 23 (3.83%) Firewall
4 22 (3.66%) Network Security
5 12 (2.00%) SAN
5 12 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.83%) LAN
7 10 (1.66%) Internet
8 9 (1.50%) NetScaler
8 9 (1.50%) VoIP
8 9 (1.50%) VPN
9 8 (1.33%) LDAP
9 8 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (1.33%) WAN
9 8 (1.33%) Wireless
10 7 (1.16%) IP Telephony
10 7 (1.16%) SSL
11 6 (1.00%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.00%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (1.00%) GIS
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.83%) Big Data
8 5 (0.83%) MS Access
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.83%) Power BI
8 5 (0.83%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.67%) DB2
9 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.67%) MySQL
9 4 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.67%) SQLite
10 3 (0.50%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (3.16%) JIRA
2 14 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.66%) PostCSS
5 9 (1.50%) Bower
5 9 (1.50%) gulp
6 8 (1.33%) JUnit
6 8 (1.33%) Maven
6 8 (1.33%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (0.67%) Gradle
9 2 (0.33%) JSUnit
9 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.17%) MSI
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 146 (24.29%) Finance
2 61 (10.15%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.16%) Legal
4 23 (3.83%) Retail
5 19 (3.16%) Marketing
6 17 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.66%) Banking
8 13 (2.16%) Publishing
9 11 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.16%) Billing
11 5 (0.83%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.67%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) Back Office
14 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (20.80%) Analyst
2 123 (20.47%) Project Manager
3 45 (7.49%) Business Analyst
4 34 (5.66%) Change Manager
5 25 (4.16%) Developer
6 17 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
7 16 (2.66%) Architect
7 16 (2.66%) Business Manager
7 16 (2.66%) Consultant
8 15 (2.50%) Business Change Manager
8 15 (2.50%) Change Analyst
8 15 (2.50%) Network Engineer
9 14 (2.33%) Service Manager
10 13 (2.16%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (2.16%) Data Analyst
10 13 (2.16%) IT Analyst
11 12 (2.00%) IT Manager
11 12 (2.00%) Senior Manager
12 11 (1.83%) Administrator
12 11 (1.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.82%) Web Services
2 26 (4.33%) CSS
2 26 (4.33%) HTML
3 23 (3.83%) .NET
4 17 (2.83%) XML
5 13 (2.16%) SOAP
6 11 (1.83%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.83%) CSS3
6 11 (1.83%) HTML5
7 10 (1.66%) Middleware
7 10 (1.66%) Node.js
7 10 (1.66%) RESTful
7 10 (1.66%) Sass
8 9 (1.50%) Ajax
8 9 (1.50%) Apache Cordova
8 9 (1.50%) Ionic Framework
9 8 (1.33%) Angular 2
9 8 (1.33%) REST
10 7 (1.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.50%) Clustering
5 15 (2.50%) User Experience
6 12 (2.00%) PMI
7 8 (1.33%) Replication
8 6 (1.00%) CMDB
8 6 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (0.83%) Life Science
9 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.67%) FMCG
10 4 (0.67%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.50%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.50%) Social Media
12 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 115 (19.13%) Windows
2 52 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 43 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (6.82%) Linux
5 32 (5.32%) Unix
6 30 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (3.66%) Solaris
9 15 (2.50%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.50%) Android
12 8 (1.33%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.16%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.83%) CentOS
15 4 (0.67%) AIX
16 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.33%) SUSE
17 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (29.62%) Project Management
2 152 (25.29%) ITIL
3 102 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (11.48%) Migration
5 69 (11.48%) PRINCE2
6 57 (9.48%) Collaborative Working
7 48 (7.99%) Incident Management
7 48 (7.99%) Problem Management
8 45 (7.49%) ITIL V3
9 40 (6.66%) SDLC
10 39 (6.49%) Service Management
11 36 (5.99%) Configuration Management
11 36 (5.99%) Service Delivery
12 35 (5.82%) Business Analysis
13 29 (4.83%) Process Improvement
13 29 (4.83%) Scrum
14 28 (4.66%) Programme Management
15 26 (4.33%) CRM
15 26 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.15%) SQL
2 30 (4.99%) Java
3 28 (4.66%) PowerShell
4 24 (3.99%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.50%) C#
5 15 (2.50%) Perl
6 12 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.83%) ECMAScript
8 9 (1.50%) Python
8 9 (1.50%) VBScript
9 6 (1.00%) TypeScript
10 5 (0.83%) C++
11 4 (0.67%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.50%) Korn
12 3 (0.50%) PHP
13 2 (0.33%) AWK
13 2 (0.33%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.33%) C
13 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (17.30%) Security Cleared
2 60 (9.98%) Degree
3 48 (7.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 44 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 32 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (4.49%) PMI Certification
7 25 (4.16%) PMP
8 19 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 19 (3.16%) MCSE
9 15 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.00%) CCNA
12 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.00%) MCP
13 5 (0.83%) HNC
13 5 (0.83%) ISEB
13 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.67%) CISSP
14 4 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.82%) PMO
2 37 (6.16%) QA
3 36 (5.99%) SLA
4 9 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.00%) GDPR
7 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.33%) GxP
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.17%) P3O
9 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 71 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.00%) vSphere
6 6 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.83%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.67%) Docker
9 3 (0.50%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.33%) Firmware
10 2 (0.33%) HDFS
10 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.33%) XenApp
10 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.49%) SCCM
2 16 (2.66%) NetBackup
3 12 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (1.66%) SCOM
5 6 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.00%) Puppet
6 5 (0.83%) Ansible
6 5 (0.83%) Nagios
6 5 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (0.67%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.67%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.50%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.50%) WSUS
9 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 110 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.98%) VMware
3 53 (8.82%) Oracle
4 45 (7.49%) SAP
5 43 (7.15%) Motorola
6 27 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (4.33%) HP
8 22 (3.66%) Remedy
9 21 (3.49%) Cisco
9 21 (3.49%) Citrix
10 19 (3.16%) Workday
11 18 (3.00%) NetApp
12 16 (2.66%) McAfee
13 15 (2.50%) ServiceNow
14 12 (2.00%) BMC
15 11 (1.83%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.83%) Sun
16 10 (1.66%) IBM
17 9 (1.50%) Red Hat
18 8 (1.33%) Veritas