Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 53 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Change Management 604 574 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.64% 3.71% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 4.45% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 343 439
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £214
90th Percentile £588 £591 £550
England median daily rate £450 £442 £425
% change year-on-year +1.75% +4.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 11
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £27.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -15.75% +8.33%
10th Percentile £25.66 £15.51 £21.50
90th Percentile £57.45 £29.92 £45.00
England median hourly rate £24.56 £27.19 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.67% +0.70% -10.00%

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 14,055 12,889 14,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.74% 83.34% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,288 7,451 9,196
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £252
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.71% +18.83%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.43 £52.73
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +9 274 £400 -5.88% 27
Surrey +1 141 £455 -4.21% 12
Buckinghamshire +15 119 £348 -7.20% 7
Hampshire -39 114 £425 - 28
Berkshire -5 95 £450 -2.17% 13
Oxfordshire +19 60 £500 +5.26% 7
West Sussex -9 29 £400 +4.92%
Kent -5 16 £500 +138.10% 4
East Sussex +4 11 £425 -37.04% 3
Middlesex +3 7 £375 +7.14% 1
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 205 (33.94%) ITIL
2 146 (24.17%) Project Management
3 139 (23.01%) Finance
4 114 (18.87%) Windows
5 112 (18.54%) Security Cleared
6 110 (18.21%) Microsoft
7 104 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (15.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
10 89 (14.74%) SC Cleared
11 75 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
11 75 (12.42%) Linux
12 74 (12.25%) Office 365
13 70 (11.59%) PRINCE2
14 66 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
15 65 (10.76%) ITIL V3
16 64 (10.60%) Active Directory
17 60 (9.93%) VMware
18 57 (9.44%) Service Management
19 56 (9.27%) Service Delivery
20 55 (9.11%) Firewall
21 54 (8.94%) Incident Management
22 52 (8.61%) Cisco
23 51 (8.44%) DV Cleared
23 51 (8.44%) Problem Management
23 51 (8.44%) PMO
24 46 (7.62%) Telecoms
25 45 (7.45%) SLA
26 44 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
27 43 (7.12%) Decision-Making

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 39 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.80%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.81%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.98%) IIS
6 14 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.32%) CMS
8 5 (0.83%) Confluence
8 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.33%) JBoss
10 2 (0.33%) WildFly
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.17%) Documentum
11 1 (0.17%) FileNet
11 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (5.30%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) HipChat
5 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) Maximo
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.33%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.33%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) iTrent
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.25%) Office 365
2 29 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.97%) SaaS
4 20 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.82%) Slack
6 8 (1.32%) Yammer
7 7 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.66%) IaaS
10 3 (0.50%) Firebase
10 3 (0.50%) npm
10 3 (0.50%) PaaS
11 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.17%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.11%) Firewall
2 28 (4.64%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.30%) WAN
4 25 (4.14%) DNS
5 24 (3.97%) LAN
6 23 (3.81%) BGP
7 20 (3.31%) Network Security
7 20 (3.31%) VPN
8 17 (2.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 17 (2.81%) OSPF
9 16 (2.65%) Wireless
10 15 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (2.32%) IPsec
12 12 (1.99%) ICMP
13 11 (1.82%) BIG-IP
13 11 (1.82%) MPLS
14 10 (1.66%) Cisco ISE
14 10 (1.66%) DHCP
14 10 (1.66%) SAN
15 9 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.32%) MySQL
4 7 (1.16%) Big Data
5 6 (0.99%) Power BI
6 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.66%) SQLite
8 3 (0.50%) DB2
8 3 (0.50%) GIS
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.33%) Impala
9 2 (0.33%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (3.15%) JIRA
2 11 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.83%) ReSharper
3 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.50%) Bower
4 3 (0.50%) gulp
4 3 (0.50%) PostCSS
4 3 (0.50%) Selenium
4 3 (0.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.33%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) Ant
6 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Xcode
6 1 (0.17%) XMLSpy
General
1 139 (23.01%) Finance
2 46 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.47%) Retail
4 22 (3.64%) Banking
5 17 (2.81%) Legal
6 12 (1.99%) Billing
6 12 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.82%) Marketing
8 10 (1.66%) Publishing
9 5 (0.83%) Back Office
9 5 (0.83%) Law
9 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.50%) Electronics
10 3 (0.50%) Military
11 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (16.39%) Analyst
2 93 (15.40%) Project Manager
3 44 (7.28%) Change Manager
4 38 (6.29%) Consultant
5 31 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 27 (4.47%) Architect
7 20 (3.31%) Developer
7 20 (3.31%) Network Engineer
8 18 (2.98%) Business Manager
8 18 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (2.81%) Change Analyst
9 17 (2.81%) IT Manager
9 17 (2.81%) Programme Manager
10 16 (2.65%) Business Change Manager
10 16 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (2.48%) Service Manager
12 14 (2.32%) Administrator
12 14 (2.32%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.15%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.81%) .NET
2 15 (2.48%) REST
3 13 (2.15%) ASP.NET
3 13 (2.15%) Web Services
4 12 (1.99%) HTML
5 10 (1.66%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.66%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.32%) CSS
6 8 (1.32%) Regular Expression
7 7 (1.16%) LINQ
7 7 (1.16%) Node.js
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.16%) SOAP
8 6 (0.99%) CSS3
8 6 (0.99%) HTML5
8 6 (0.99%) Middleware
8 6 (0.99%) XML
9 5 (0.83%) Backbone.js
9 5 (0.83%) Entity Framework
9 5 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (6.95%) Management Information System
4 39 (6.46%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.64%) User Experience
6 15 (2.48%) CMDB
7 11 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.66%) Clustering
9 8 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.16%) PMI
11 6 (0.99%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.83%) iPhone
12 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.83%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.66%) FMCG
13 4 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 114 (18.87%) Windows
2 75 (12.42%) Linux
3 38 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 30 (4.97%) Windows 10
5 28 (4.64%) Unix
6 22 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.65%) Solaris
9 16 (2.65%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.32%) Android
11 7 (1.16%) CentOS
12 4 (0.66%) AIX
13 2 (0.33%) SUSE
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (33.94%) ITIL
2 146 (24.17%) Project Management
3 104 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (15.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (11.59%) PRINCE2
7 65 (10.76%) ITIL V3
8 57 (9.44%) Service Management
9 56 (9.27%) Service Delivery
10 54 (8.94%) Incident Management
11 51 (8.44%) Problem Management
12 43 (7.12%) Decision-Making
13 41 (6.79%) Release Management
14 40 (6.62%) Migration
15 39 (6.46%) Project Planning
16 38 (6.29%) ITSM
17 37 (6.13%) Mentoring
18 34 (5.63%) ERP
19 33 (5.46%) Coaching
20 32 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.79%) PowerShell
2 29 (4.80%) SQL
3 20 (3.31%) C#
4 13 (2.15%) Java
5 12 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.99%) Perl
6 11 (1.82%) C
7 10 (1.66%) Python
8 9 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.16%) AWK
9 7 (1.16%) Bourne shell
9 7 (1.16%) Korn
9 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.83%) R
11 2 (0.33%) C++
11 2 (0.33%) Scala
11 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.33%) VBA
12 1 (0.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 112 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 89 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 51 (8.44%) DV Cleared
4 43 (7.12%) Degree
5 25 (4.14%) PMP
6 24 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (3.15%) PMI Certification
9 18 (2.98%) CCNP
10 17 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (2.48%) MCSA
12 14 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.15%) MCSE
14 9 (1.49%) CCNA
14 9 (1.49%) RHCE
15 8 (1.32%) APMG
15 8 (1.32%) Master's Degree
15 8 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.16%) CISSP
16 7 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.44%) PMO
2 45 (7.45%) SLA
3 29 (4.80%) QA
4 17 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (2.65%) GDPR
6 8 (1.32%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.66%) COBIT
8 4 (0.66%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.50%) GxP
10 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 64 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 43 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (1.16%) GlusterFS
6 7 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.66%) XenApp
9 3 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.50%) UAG
9 3 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.33%) Docker
10 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.33%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.33%) vSphere
10 2 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (5.46%) SCCM
2 14 (2.32%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (1.32%) ArcSight ESM
4 8 (1.32%) Nagios
4 8 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (1.32%) WSUS
5 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.83%) OVSD
7 5 (0.83%) SCOM
8 4 (0.66%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.66%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.66%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.33%) Puppet
9 2 (0.33%) QRadar
9 2 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.93%) VMware
3 52 (8.61%) Cisco
4 43 (7.12%) Oracle
4 43 (7.12%) SAP
5 26 (4.30%) HP
6 24 (3.97%) Citrix
7 22 (3.64%) F5
8 21 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 21 (3.48%) ServiceNow
9 19 (3.15%) Palo Alto
9 19 (3.15%) Veritas
10 18 (2.98%) McAfee
11 17 (2.81%) Juniper
12 15 (2.48%) Remedy
13 11 (1.82%) Intel
14 10 (1.66%) IBM
14 10 (1.66%) New Relic
14 10 (1.66%) PagerDuty
14 10 (1.66%) Sun