Period
to 17 December 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 17 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.

Change Management
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 63 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 540 563 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.20% 3.35% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 3.97% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 357 381
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £593 £570
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 8
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -18.70% +2.50%
10th Percentile £16.50 £20.25 £19.13
90th Percentile £61.13 £35.58 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.91 £20.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.05% -42.36% +43.66%

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 14,646 14,195 13,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.74% 84.49% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,809 8,538 8,088
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.27%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 461 565
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £24.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -4.77% -4.84%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.05 £50.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.25% +4.98%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 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 +18 267 £400 - 43
Berkshire +6 136 £400 -8.83% 22
Surrey -2 136 £456 +7.22% 18
Buckinghamshire +30 99 £400 +15.94% 17
Hampshire -51 89 £400 - 27
Oxfordshire -13 32 £475 +18.75% 5
West Sussex -24 25 £356 -20.83% 7
East Sussex -8 9 £444 +29.75%
Kent +7 8 £538 +59.26% 7
Middlesex +12 5 £415 -8.08%
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management 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 Change Management.

1 130 (24.07%) Finance
1 130 (24.07%) ITIL
2 123 (22.78%) Project Management
3 97 (17.96%) Microsoft
4 91 (16.85%) Windows
5 87 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (16.11%) Security Cleared
6 76 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
7 66 (12.22%) Active Directory
8 64 (11.85%) SC Cleared
9 60 (11.11%) Linux
9 60 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
11 57 (10.56%) VMware
12 56 (10.37%) SAP
13 51 (9.44%) PRINCE2
14 48 (8.89%) Incident Management
14 48 (8.89%) PMO
15 46 (8.52%) Office 365
16 45 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
17 44 (8.15%) SharePoint
18 43 (7.96%) Problem Management
19 42 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
19 42 (7.78%) Oracle
20 40 (7.41%) Cisco
20 40 (7.41%) Firewall
20 40 (7.41%) Migration
21 39 (7.22%) Service Management
21 39 (7.22%) MS Exchange
22 38 (7.04%) ITIL V3

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 44 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 39 (7.22%) MS Exchange
3 28 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 20 (3.70%) IIS
6 19 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.67%) Apache
9 9 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.67%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.48%) JBoss
11 6 (1.11%) CMS
11 6 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.56%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 45 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (5.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (4.07%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.11%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.11%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.11%) Workday HCM
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.93%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.93%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.56%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.37%) HFM
6 2 (0.37%) Lawson
6 2 (0.37%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.37%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.52%) Office 365
2 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.48%) SaaS
4 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.93%) IaaS
5 4 (0.74%) Akamai
6 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.56%) Yammer
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.37%) Slack
7 2 (0.37%) Trello
8 1 (0.19%) BlueKai
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.41%) Firewall
2 29 (5.37%) DNS
2 29 (5.37%) WAN
3 27 (5.00%) LAN
4 20 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.96%) BGP
6 14 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (2.59%) DHCP
6 14 (2.59%) IPsec
7 13 (2.41%) Internet
8 12 (2.22%) OSPF
8 12 (2.22%) VPN
9 11 (2.04%) MPLS
9 11 (2.04%) Skype
9 11 (2.04%) Wireless
10 9 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (1.67%) Network Security
10 9 (1.67%) VoIP
11 8 (1.48%) Broadband
11 8 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.41%) Power BI
2 12 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (1.11%) DTS
5 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.74%) DB2
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.56%) MySQL
7 3 (0.56%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.37%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.22%) JIRA
3 9 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.93%) ReSharper
5 4 (0.74%) GitLab
6 2 (0.37%) git-flow
6 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.19%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) MSI
7 1 (0.19%) NUnit
7 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 130 (24.07%) Finance
2 29 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.89%) Retail
4 17 (3.15%) Legal
5 15 (2.78%) Banking
6 13 (2.41%) Marketing
7 12 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.30%) Law
10 6 (1.11%) Publishing
11 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.74%) Billing
12 4 (0.74%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Automotive
13 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (25.74%) Analyst
2 67 (12.41%) Project Manager
3 40 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 34 (6.30%) Change Manager
5 25 (4.63%) Consultant
6 24 (4.44%) Business Manager
7 19 (3.52%) Business Change Manager
8 18 (3.33%) Developer
8 18 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 16 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (2.78%) IT Manager
10 15 (2.78%) Network Engineer
11 14 (2.59%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (2.59%) SAP Manager
12 12 (2.22%) Administrator
12 12 (2.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 12 (2.22%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.04%) Applications Support
13 11 (2.04%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.07%) Web Services
2 15 (2.78%) HTML
3 12 (2.22%) LDAP
4 9 (1.67%) .NET
4 9 (1.67%) CSS
5 8 (1.48%) SailPoint
6 7 (1.30%) Middleware
6 7 (1.30%) REST
6 7 (1.30%) SOAP
7 5 (0.93%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.93%) Backbone.js
7 5 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (0.93%) LINQ
7 5 (0.93%) XML
8 3 (0.56%) Kafka
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.56%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.37%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.11%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.48%) CMDB
6 8 (1.48%) PKI
6 8 (1.48%) User Experience
7 7 (1.30%) Clustering
7 7 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.93%) iPhone
8 5 (0.93%) Life Science
8 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.74%) Replication
10 3 (0.56%) iPad
10 3 (0.56%) PMI
10 3 (0.56%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.85%) Windows
2 60 (11.11%) Linux
3 34 (6.30%) Unix
4 32 (5.93%) Windows Server
5 29 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.78%) Windows 10
9 15 (2.78%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.67%) SUSE
11 7 (1.30%) Solaris
12 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.37%) AIX
13 2 (0.37%) CentOS
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (24.07%) ITIL
2 123 (22.78%) Project Management
3 87 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
5 60 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (9.44%) PRINCE2
7 48 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 43 (7.96%) Problem Management
9 40 (7.41%) Migration
10 39 (7.22%) Service Management
11 38 (7.04%) ITIL V3
12 32 (5.93%) Project Governance
13 31 (5.74%) Service Delivery
14 28 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (5.19%) Mentoring
15 25 (4.63%) DevOps
16 24 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 21 (3.89%) Business Analysis
18 21 (3.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.85%) SQL
2 35 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.44%) Java
4 11 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.04%) Python
5 9 (1.67%) C
5 9 (1.67%) Perl
6 6 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.11%) C#
7 5 (0.93%) R
7 5 (0.93%) VBScript
8 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.37%) ABAP
9 2 (0.37%) JCL
9 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) AWK
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) Korn
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 64 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.85%) Degree
4 36 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 27 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.41%) MCSE
8 12 (2.22%) CCNA
8 12 (2.22%) CCNP
9 9 (1.67%) MCSA
9 9 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.48%) PMP
11 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.93%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.93%) MCITP
13 4 (0.74%) CCIP
13 4 (0.74%) RHCE
14 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.89%) PMO
2 36 (6.67%) QA
3 23 (4.26%) SLA
4 10 (1.85%) GDPR
5 7 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.37%) COBIT
8 2 (0.37%) GPG13
8 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) GAMP
9 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.19%) IFRS
9 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 66 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.74%) KVM
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.56%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.56%) Docker
9 3 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.56%) Postfix
9 3 (0.56%) UAG
10 2 (0.37%) iptables
10 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (5.93%) SCCM
2 13 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
2 13 (2.41%) WSUS
3 9 (1.67%) Ansible
3 9 (1.67%) Puppet
4 8 (1.48%) SCOM
5 7 (1.30%) SELinux
6 6 (1.11%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.56%) Nessus
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 97 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.56%) VMware
3 56 (10.37%) SAP
4 42 (7.78%) Oracle
5 40 (7.41%) Cisco
6 36 (6.67%) Citrix
7 32 (5.93%) Red Hat
8 20 (3.70%) F5
9 19 (3.52%) Workday
10 15 (2.78%) McAfee
11 14 (2.59%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.22%) HP
12 12 (2.22%) Juniper
13 11 (2.04%) Remedy
13 11 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.85%) Adobe
14 10 (1.85%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.67%) CA
15 9 (1.67%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.67%) Forcepoint