Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 483 544 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.66% 3.22% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 3.70% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 326 367
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £228
90th Percentile £588 £577 £584
England median daily rate £463 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 14
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +8.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £13.68 £16.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £45.25 £58.25 £33.56
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.58 £18.94
% change year-on-year +1.73% +29.77% -47.40%

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 11,285 14,694 14,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.58% 87.05% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,678 8,829 8,527
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 487 473
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £25.12 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +14.18% -7.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.82 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.94 £22.00 £23.32
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.66% +3.64%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +10 252 £410 +2.50% 31
Berkshire +26 178 £419 +4.69% 15
Hampshire +17 87 £425 +6.25% 12
Surrey +1 71 £500 +5.26% 6
Buckinghamshire -10 57 £400 - 13
West Sussex +17 27 £425 +15.25% 9
Kent +24 22 £430 +1.18% 4
Oxfordshire +16 17 £406 -16.67% 3
East Sussex +24 15 £343 -22.82% 6
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 149 (30.85%) ITIL
2 99 (20.50%) Microsoft
3 89 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (18.22%) Windows
5 73 (15.11%) Telecoms
6 71 (14.70%) Finance
6 71 (14.70%) Service Management
7 69 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (14.08%) Project Management
9 63 (13.04%) Problem Management
10 60 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
10 60 (12.42%) Cisco
11 50 (10.35%) Active Directory
12 49 (10.14%) Firewall
12 49 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (9.52%) Incident Management
14 45 (9.32%) SAP
15 42 (8.70%) SQL
15 42 (8.70%) Windows Server
16 41 (8.49%) Security Cleared
16 41 (8.49%) SLA
17 40 (8.28%) PRINCE2
17 40 (8.28%) Service Delivery
17 40 (8.28%) Management Information System
17 40 (8.28%) Office 365
18 39 (8.07%) DNS
19 36 (7.45%) Degree
20 35 (7.25%) VMware
20 35 (7.25%) Migration
20 35 (7.25%) Cisco Certification

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 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.48%) IIS
6 9 (1.86%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.66%) K2 blackpearl
8 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.83%) CMS
10 3 (0.62%) Confluence
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.41%) Apache
11 2 (0.41%) Documentum
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.83%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.62%) Windchill
7 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.83%) TrackWise
4 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.41%) Primavera
5 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.41%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.41%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.28%) Office 365
2 33 (6.83%) Azure
3 15 (3.11%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (2.28%) Power Platform
5 9 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.86%) Azure Functions
5 9 (1.86%) Serverless
6 8 (1.66%) SaaS
7 6 (1.24%) AWS
8 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.83%) IaaS
8 4 (0.83%) PaaS
9 3 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (0.62%) GitHub
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Flow
10 2 (0.41%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.41%) Yammer
11 1 (0.21%) Apigee
11 1 (0.21%) GCP
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.14%) Firewall
2 39 (8.07%) DNS
3 33 (6.83%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.97%) WAN
5 22 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
6 21 (4.35%) Network Security
7 20 (4.14%) 4G
7 20 (4.14%) OSPF
8 19 (3.93%) DHCP
8 19 (3.93%) HTTP
8 19 (3.93%) LAN
9 17 (3.52%) BGP
10 14 (2.90%) MPLS
11 13 (2.69%) Internet
12 12 (2.48%) IPsec
12 12 (2.48%) NaaS
12 12 (2.48%) SNMP
12 12 (2.48%) Unified Communications
12 12 (2.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (2.28%) Power BI
4 9 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.62%) MS Access
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.21%) GIS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.28%) JIRA
2 4 (0.83%) ProC
2 4 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (0.62%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) ERwin
5 1 (0.21%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (15.11%) Telecoms
2 71 (14.70%) Finance
3 25 (5.18%) Legal
4 17 (3.52%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.31%) Retail
6 13 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.48%) Law
7 12 (2.48%) Marketing
8 8 (1.66%) Banking
9 7 (1.45%) Automotive
10 5 (1.04%) Local Government
11 3 (0.62%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.21%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (17.60%) Analyst
2 55 (11.39%) Change Manager
2 55 (11.39%) Project Manager
3 29 (6.00%) Business Manager
4 28 (5.80%) Business Change Manager
5 23 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 23 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 21 (4.35%) Change Analyst
7 20 (4.14%) Consultant
8 19 (3.93%) Developer
9 17 (3.52%) Infrastructure Support
10 16 (3.31%) IT Manager
10 16 (3.31%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.11%) Architect
11 15 (3.11%) SAP Manager
11 15 (3.11%) Telecoms Manager
12 14 (2.90%) Operations Manager
13 13 (2.69%) Coordinator
14 12 (2.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 12 (2.48%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.73%) .NET
2 12 (2.48%) REST
2 12 (2.48%) Web Services
2 12 (2.48%) XML
3 11 (2.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.07%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.07%) JSON
5 9 (1.86%) React
6 8 (1.66%) .NET Core
6 8 (1.66%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (1.66%) Entity Framework
6 8 (1.66%) HTML
6 8 (1.66%) LINQ
7 7 (1.45%) CSS
8 4 (0.83%) LDAP
9 3 (0.62%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.62%) jQuery
9 3 (0.62%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.28%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.48%) Virtual Team
6 11 (2.28%) CMDB
6 11 (2.28%) User Experience
7 9 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.86%) Life Science
8 8 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.24%) TM Forum
10 5 (1.04%) Frameworx
11 4 (0.83%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.83%) Digital TV
12 3 (0.62%) Clustering
12 3 (0.62%) NHS
12 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (18.22%) Windows
2 49 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.83%) Linux
5 25 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.93%) Unix
7 17 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.11%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.69%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.48%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.66%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.04%) Check Point GAiA
13 4 (0.83%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.83%) OpenVMS
13 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.62%) CentOS
14 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.62%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (30.85%) ITIL
2 89 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (14.70%) Service Management
4 69 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (14.08%) Project Management
6 63 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 46 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 40 (8.28%) PRINCE2
8 40 (8.28%) Service Delivery
9 35 (7.25%) Migration
10 34 (7.04%) ERP
10 34 (7.04%) Performance Management
11 33 (6.83%) Project Delivery
12 30 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (5.80%) ITSM
13 28 (5.80%) Process Improvement
14 26 (5.38%) Information Security
14 26 (5.38%) SDLC
15 25 (5.18%) CRM
15 25 (5.18%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.70%) SQL
2 33 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.31%) Java
4 15 (3.11%) C
5 14 (2.90%) C#
5 14 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.28%) Python
7 9 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.45%) Perl
9 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.04%) C++
9 5 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.83%) Fortran
10 4 (0.83%) PHP
10 4 (0.83%) VC++
11 3 (0.62%) R
11 3 (0.62%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) COBOL
12 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.45%) Degree
3 35 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.55%) CCNA
5 20 (4.14%) CCNP
6 17 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (3.11%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.11%) MCITP
7 15 (3.11%) PMP
8 13 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (2.69%) MCSA
9 9 (1.86%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.66%) CCIP
10 8 (1.66%) TOGAF Certification
10 8 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.24%) HND
12 6 (1.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.49%) SLA
2 33 (6.83%) QA
3 21 (4.35%) PMO
4 12 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.24%) GAMP
5 6 (1.24%) GDPR
5 6 (1.24%) GxP
5 6 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.41%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.41%) NIST
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 50 (10.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.93%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.07%) XenApp
4 9 (1.86%) Docker
5 8 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.66%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.04%) vCloud
8 2 (0.41%) Firmware
8 2 (0.41%) NFS
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.41%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) UAG
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (5.80%) SCCM
2 18 (3.73%) SCOM
3 12 (2.48%) WSUS
4 10 (2.07%) FortiGate
5 9 (1.86%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.24%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.04%) Nessus
8 4 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Guardium
9 2 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.21%) Ansible
10 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 99 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.42%) Cisco
3 45 (9.32%) SAP
4 35 (7.25%) VMware
5 26 (5.38%) Citrix
6 23 (4.76%) Huawei
7 21 (4.35%) F5
8 20 (4.14%) Meraki
8 20 (4.14%) Splunk
9 18 (3.73%) Oracle
9 18 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (3.52%) CheckPoint
10 17 (3.52%) Remedy
11 15 (3.11%) Adobe
12 14 (2.90%) Dell
12 14 (2.90%) ServiceNow
13 12 (2.48%) Sony
14 11 (2.28%) Palo Alto
14 11 (2.28%) Samsung
15 10 (2.07%) NetApp