Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 582 595 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.57% 3.66% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 4.35% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 372 403
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £250 £239 £214
90th Percentile £575 £552 £554
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 9
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.62 £20.17
90th Percentile £54.73 £33.85 £39.80
England median hourly rate £24.08 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year +24.25% -39.91% +7.50%

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 14,025 13,671 14,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.96% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,435 8,167 8,640
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £252
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 464 582
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.85 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 265 £400 - 37
Surrey +11 167 £455 +7.14% 12
Buckinghamshire +38 127 £375 +8.70% 12
Berkshire -10 103 £388 -8.82% 24
Hampshire -49 96 £413 +3.13% 19
Oxfordshire -21 35 £455 +3.89% 1
West Sussex -28 23 £383 -4.38% 9
Kent +12 15 £500 +49.25% 1
East Sussex +2 9 £450 +31.58% 2
Middlesex +11 4 £415 +10.67% 2
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 158 (27.15%) ITIL
2 153 (26.29%) Finance
3 129 (22.16%) Project Management
4 108 (18.56%) Microsoft
5 105 (18.04%) Windows
6 99 (17.01%) Security Cleared
7 88 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (12.89%) SC Cleared
10 73 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (12.37%) VMware
11 72 (12.37%) Linux
11 72 (12.37%) Active Directory
12 64 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
13 63 (10.82%) Incident Management
14 58 (9.97%) SAP
15 56 (9.62%) Oracle
15 56 (9.62%) Office 365
16 53 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
17 51 (8.76%) ITIL V3
17 51 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 48 (8.25%) DV Cleared
18 48 (8.25%) PRINCE2
19 47 (8.08%) Problem Management
20 46 (7.90%) Service Management
21 45 (7.73%) SharePoint
21 45 (7.73%) PMO
22 44 (7.56%) Firewall
22 44 (7.56%) Management Information System
22 44 (7.56%) Degree

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 45 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (3.95%) IIS
4 23 (3.95%) Skype for Business
5 17 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.55%) CMS
10 8 (1.37%) JBoss
11 7 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (1.03%) Apache
12 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.52%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.34%) Confluence
16 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.86%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.69%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.69%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.34%) HFM
5 2 (0.34%) Lawson
5 2 (0.34%) Maximo
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.34%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 56 (9.62%) Office 365
2 13 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.20%) Yammer
5 4 (0.69%) Akamai
5 4 (0.69%) IaaS
5 4 (0.69%) SaaS
5 4 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (0.52%) Slack
7 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.34%) Trello
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.56%) Firewall
2 31 (5.33%) WAN
3 30 (5.15%) LAN
4 28 (4.81%) DNS
5 19 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (2.75%) BGP
8 14 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (2.41%) IPsec
8 14 (2.41%) OSPF
9 13 (2.23%) DHCP
10 11 (1.89%) MPLS
10 11 (1.89%) VoIP
11 10 (1.72%) Internet
11 10 (1.72%) SAN
11 10 (1.72%) VPN
11 10 (1.72%) Wireless
12 9 (1.55%) Skype
13 8 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.09%) Power BI
2 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
2 14 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (1.20%) MySQL
6 5 (0.86%) DTS
7 4 (0.69%) DB2
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.34%) Big Data
9 2 (0.34%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.34%) NuoDB
9 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.72%) JIRA
3 8 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.20%) ReSharper
5 4 (0.69%) GitLab
6 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.34%) git-flow
6 2 (0.34%) NUnit
6 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.17%) Ant
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 153 (26.29%) Finance
2 20 (3.44%) Banking
2 20 (3.44%) Legal
3 19 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.92%) Retail
5 14 (2.41%) Marketing
6 10 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.37%) Law
7 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.03%) Electronics
9 5 (0.86%) Advertising
9 5 (0.86%) Billing
9 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 144 (24.74%) Analyst
2 72 (12.37%) Project Manager
3 38 (6.53%) Business Analyst
3 38 (6.53%) Consultant
4 34 (5.84%) Change Manager
5 21 (3.61%) Developer
6 20 (3.44%) Support Analyst
7 19 (3.26%) Business Manager
8 17 (2.92%) Network Engineer
9 16 (2.75%) Business Change Manager
9 16 (2.75%) IT Manager
10 15 (2.58%) Administrator
11 14 (2.41%) Applications Support
11 14 (2.41%) Release Manager
12 13 (2.23%) Infrastructure Support
13 12 (2.06%) Coordinator
13 12 (2.06%) Service Analyst
13 12 (2.06%) Technical Manager
14 11 (1.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 11 (1.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.95%) Web Services
2 15 (2.58%) .NET
2 15 (2.58%) HTML
3 12 (2.06%) LDAP
4 11 (1.89%) CSS
5 9 (1.55%) SOAP
6 8 (1.37%) Middleware
6 8 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.37%) REST
6 8 (1.37%) SailPoint
7 7 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.20%) Backbone.js
7 7 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (1.20%) LINQ
8 6 (1.03%) XML
9 4 (0.69%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.52%) Kafka
10 3 (0.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 38 (6.53%) Data Centre
4 32 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.23%) CMDB
6 10 (1.72%) Clustering
7 8 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.20%) User Experience
8 7 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.86%) Life Science
10 5 (0.86%) PKI
11 4 (0.69%) iPhone
11 4 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.52%) iPad
12 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.04%) Windows
2 72 (12.37%) Linux
3 38 (6.53%) Unix
4 34 (5.84%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 23 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.92%) Windows 10
9 12 (2.06%) Solaris
10 10 (1.72%) SUSE
11 5 (0.86%) CentOS
12 3 (0.52%) AIX
12 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (27.15%) ITIL
2 129 (22.16%) Project Management
3 88 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (10.82%) Incident Management
7 51 (8.76%) ITIL V3
8 48 (8.25%) PRINCE2
9 47 (8.08%) Problem Management
10 46 (7.90%) Service Management
11 39 (6.70%) Migration
12 37 (6.36%) Service Delivery
13 33 (5.67%) Mentoring
14 31 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (4.98%) Project Governance
16 28 (4.81%) ERP
16 28 (4.81%) Information Security
16 28 (4.81%) ITSM
16 28 (4.81%) Release Management
17 27 (4.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.70%) SQL
2 33 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 30 (5.15%) Java
4 14 (2.41%) C#
4 14 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.23%) Perl
6 10 (1.72%) Python
7 7 (1.20%) R
8 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.86%) C
8 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.86%) VBScript
9 4 (0.69%) AWK
9 4 (0.69%) Bourne shell
9 4 (0.69%) Korn
10 2 (0.34%) C++
10 2 (0.34%) Scala
10 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 75 (12.89%) SC Cleared
3 48 (8.25%) DV Cleared
4 44 (7.56%) Degree
5 34 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.26%) PMP
7 16 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.58%) MCSA
8 15 (2.58%) MCSE
9 14 (2.41%) CCNP
9 14 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.72%) CCNA
11 10 (1.72%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.20%) RHCE
13 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.86%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.86%) MCITP
14 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.73%) PMO
2 44 (7.56%) QA
3 30 (5.15%) SLA
4 12 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.20%) GDPR
7 6 (1.03%) COBIT
8 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.52%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.34%) GPG13
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.17%) GAMP
11 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.17%) GxP
11 1 (0.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 72 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 51 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.69%) Docker
8 4 (0.69%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.52%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (0.52%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.52%) UAG
9 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.34%) KVM
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (6.53%) SCCM
2 19 (3.26%) WSUS
3 14 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 9 (1.55%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.37%) Ansible
6 7 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.20%) Puppet
6 7 (1.20%) SCOM
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (0.86%) SELinux
8 4 (0.69%) ArcSight ESM
8 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.34%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 72 (12.37%) VMware
3 58 (9.97%) SAP
4 56 (9.62%) Oracle
5 41 (7.04%) Citrix
6 40 (6.87%) Cisco
7 32 (5.50%) Red Hat
8 27 (4.64%) F5
9 22 (3.78%) McAfee
10 19 (3.26%) ServiceNow
11 15 (2.58%) Juniper
12 14 (2.41%) Veritas
12 14 (2.41%) Workday
13 13 (2.23%) HP
14 12 (2.06%) Adobe
15 11 (1.89%) Palo Alto
15 11 (1.89%) Remedy
16 10 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.55%) Forcepoint
17 9 (1.55%) Intel