Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 63 53
Rank change year-on-year -17 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 457 580 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.95% 3.46% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 4.06% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 366 357
South East median daily rate £416 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +2.91% +6.58%
10th Percentile £213 £218 £243
90th Percentile £550 £631 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 16
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £29.25 £29.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.19% -2.24% +18.50%
10th Percentile £16.70 £24.28 £20.94
90th Percentile £172.50 £50.25 £55.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £29.96
% change year-on-year +28.96% -28.82% +31.58%

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 13,496 14,271 12,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.09% 85.14% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,163 8,414 7,478
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £281 £260
90th Percentile £604 £588 £565
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 437 521
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.00 £22.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.62% -6.75% -16.59%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 -6 209 £425 +4.62% 7
Berkshire +15 135 £450 -2.17% 5
Hampshire -16 108 £396 -1.00% 1
Surrey -10 78 £475 +2.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 54 £395 +8.97% 2
Kent +16 21 £245 -51.00%
Oxfordshire -7 20 £363 -23.28%
West Sussex -4 19 £450 +5.88% 1
East Sussex -14 9 £525 +33.33% 2
Middlesex +10 6 - - 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 146 (31.95%) ITIL
2 114 (24.95%) Project Management
3 94 (20.57%) Finance
4 85 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 80 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (15.75%) PRINCE2
6 72 (15.75%) Windows
7 71 (15.54%) Telecoms
8 70 (15.32%) Service Management
9 69 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (13.35%) Incident Management
11 57 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (11.60%) Service Delivery
13 50 (10.94%) Problem Management
14 45 (9.85%) Degree
14 45 (9.85%) SAP
15 41 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
16 40 (8.75%) Active Directory
16 40 (8.75%) PMO
17 39 (8.53%) Office 365
17 39 (8.53%) Security Cleared
18 38 (8.32%) ITSM
19 36 (7.88%) Cisco
20 35 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
21 33 (7.22%) Migration
21 33 (7.22%) SharePoint
21 33 (7.22%) JIRA
22 32 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
23 30 (6.56%) SLA

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 33 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.41%) IIS
3 11 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.09%) Confluence
6 5 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.88%) Apache
7 4 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.88%) CMS
7 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.66%) JBoss
8 3 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.22%) Documentum
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (6.13%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.09%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.88%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.53%) Workday HCM
3 5 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.66%) assyst
4 3 (0.66%) Maximo
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.44%) Workfront
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.53%) Office 365
2 35 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.38%) SaaS
4 12 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 8 (1.75%) IaaS
8 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.88%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.66%) PaaS
10 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) BlueKai
11 1 (0.22%) Veeva
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.25%) Firewall
2 20 (4.38%) DNS
3 18 (3.94%) SAN
4 16 (3.50%) LAN
4 16 (3.50%) WAN
5 15 (3.28%) MPLS
5 15 (3.28%) VPN
6 13 (2.84%) Internet
7 12 (2.63%) DHCP
8 10 (2.19%) BGP
9 9 (1.97%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.75%) Network Security
10 8 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.75%) Wireless
11 7 (1.53%) OSPF
11 7 (1.53%) VLAN
12 5 (1.09%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.09%) SNMP
12 5 (1.09%) SSL
12 5 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.53%) MySQL
4 6 (1.31%) MariaDB
5 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.44%) Power BI
7 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 33 (7.22%) JIRA
2 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.66%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.22%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 94 (20.57%) Finance
2 71 (15.54%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.60%) Retail
4 12 (2.63%) Banking
4 12 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.53%) Publishing
7 6 (1.31%) German Language
8 5 (1.09%) Billing
8 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.09%) Marketing
9 4 (0.88%) Automotive
9 4 (0.88%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 99 (21.66%) Analyst
2 57 (12.47%) Project Manager
3 42 (9.19%) Change Manager
4 34 (7.44%) Business Analyst
5 23 (5.03%) Network Engineer
6 19 (4.16%) Consultant
7 18 (3.94%) Business Change Manager
8 17 (3.72%) Business Manager
8 17 (3.72%) Service Analyst
9 15 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.06%) IT Manager
10 14 (3.06%) IT Support
10 14 (3.06%) Product Owner
11 13 (2.84%) Infrastructure Support
11 13 (2.84%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (2.63%) Developer
12 12 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
13 11 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (2.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.19%) Web Services
2 7 (1.53%) HTML
3 6 (1.31%) LDAP
4 4 (0.88%) .NET
4 4 (0.88%) Middleware
4 4 (0.88%) XML
5 3 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.66%) Node.js
6 2 (0.44%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.44%) BAPI
6 2 (0.44%) CSS
6 2 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.44%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.44%) REST
6 2 (0.44%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.44%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.81%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.94%) User Experience
5 7 (1.53%) CMDB
6 5 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.88%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (0.88%) PKI
7 4 (0.88%) Taxonomies
7 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.66%) AS400
8 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.66%) NGOSS
8 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) Clustering
9 2 (0.44%) HACMP
9 2 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.75%) Windows
2 26 (5.69%) Linux
2 26 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (5.25%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.03%) Windows 10
5 20 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.75%) Unix
8 6 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.88%) AIX
10 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.44%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.22%) Android
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (31.95%) ITIL
2 114 (24.95%) Project Management
3 80 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (15.75%) PRINCE2
5 70 (15.32%) Service Management
6 69 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (13.35%) Incident Management
8 53 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (11.60%) Service Delivery
9 50 (10.94%) Problem Management
10 38 (8.32%) ITSM
11 33 (7.22%) Migration
12 30 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (5.47%) Risk Management
13 25 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (5.25%) Decision-Making
14 24 (5.25%) Matrix Organization
15 23 (5.03%) Process Improvement
16 22 (4.81%) Coaching
16 22 (4.81%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.81%) PowerShell
1 22 (4.81%) SQL
2 10 (2.19%) C
3 7 (1.53%) ABAP
4 6 (1.31%) Java
5 5 (1.09%) Python
6 4 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.88%) Perl
7 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.66%) C#
7 3 (0.66%) JCL
7 3 (0.66%) Lua
8 2 (0.44%) Fortran
8 2 (0.44%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.44%) VBScript
9 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.22%) REXX
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (9.85%) Degree
2 39 (8.53%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 18 (3.94%) CCNA
7 16 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (3.28%) MCSE
8 15 (3.28%) PMP
9 13 (2.84%) CCA
9 13 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.41%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.09%) CCNP
12 5 (1.09%) ISEB
12 5 (1.09%) MBA
13 4 (0.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.75%) PMO
2 30 (6.56%) SLA
3 17 (3.72%) QA
4 12 (2.63%) GDPR
5 6 (1.31%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.88%) COBIT
6 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.66%) GxP
7 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.44%) P3O
9 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.72%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.66%) BIND 9
8 3 (0.66%) KVM
8 3 (0.66%) NFS
8 3 (0.66%) Postfix
9 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.44%) vSphere
10 1 (0.22%) iptables
10 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (4.16%) SCCM
2 10 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (1.53%) Ansible
4 6 (1.31%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.88%) Nessus
6 4 (0.88%) SCOM
7 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.66%) Puppet
8 2 (0.44%) Cacti
8 2 (0.44%) Netcool
8 2 (0.44%) QRadar
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.44%) SELinux
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.85%) SAP
3 36 (7.88%) Cisco
4 28 (6.13%) VMware
5 25 (5.47%) Citrix
6 22 (4.81%) Dell
7 18 (3.94%) Remedy
8 17 (3.72%) Red Hat
9 15 (3.28%) EqualLogic
10 14 (3.06%) Workday
11 12 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.63%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.19%) IBM
12 10 (2.19%) Oracle
13 9 (1.97%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.75%) BMC
15 7 (1.53%) HP
15 7 (1.53%) Juniper
15 7 (1.53%) Palo Alto
16 5 (1.09%) F5