Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 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
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 84 63
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 345 476 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.29% 2.98% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 3.40% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 266 394
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £225 £231 £210
90th Percentile £595 £561 £624
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 11
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £33.40 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.11% +14.19% -2.24%
10th Percentile £13.58 £18.00 £20.25
90th Percentile £27.50 £142.35 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.89 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.01% +28.02% -41.67%

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 8,793 14,006 14,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.93% 87.56% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,219 8,424 8,496
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 509 437
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £27.24 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +13.50% +10.22%
10th Percentile £12.92 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year - -0.37% -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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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 +6 168 £400 -4.76% 50
Berkshire +22 117 £411 -8.61% 23
Surrey +27 64 £493 +3.68% 20
Hampshire +2 58 £475 +18.75% 21
Buckinghamshire -12 40 £400 - 21
Kent +18 19 £525 +90.91% 14
West Sussex +34 18 £475 +46.15% 5
East Sussex +29 12 £340 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +12 11 £413 -8.33% 6
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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 92 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 86 (24.93%) ITIL
3 71 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (18.26%) Project Management
5 55 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 53 (15.36%) Finance
7 51 (14.78%) Windows
8 42 (12.17%) SAP
8 42 (12.17%) Service Management
9 40 (11.59%) Telecoms
9 40 (11.59%) Project Delivery
10 36 (10.43%) SLA
10 36 (10.43%) Cisco
11 35 (10.14%) Problem Management
12 33 (9.57%) Incident Management
12 33 (9.57%) Active Directory
12 33 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
13 32 (9.28%) SQL
13 32 (9.28%) CRM
14 31 (8.99%) Security Cleared
14 31 (8.99%) Process Improvement
15 29 (8.41%) Azure
15 29 (8.41%) PRINCE2
16 28 (8.12%) Migration
17 27 (7.83%) Firewall
18 26 (7.54%) Analytics
19 25 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (7.25%) PMO
19 25 (7.25%) VMware
19 25 (7.25%) ERP

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 16 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.32%) IIS
3 5 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.16%) Confluence
4 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.87%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (0.58%) CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Documentum
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.64%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (4.06%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.16%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.58%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.58%) Windchill
8 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.87%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.29%) Aligne
8 1 (0.29%) assyst
8 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.29%) Lorenzo
8 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.41%) Azure
2 22 (6.38%) Office 365
3 19 (5.51%) Power Platform
4 16 (4.64%) AWS
5 12 (3.48%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.45%) G Suite
6 5 (1.45%) SaaS
7 4 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.16%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.16%) Serverless
8 3 (0.87%) GitHub
9 2 (0.58%) IaaS
9 2 (0.58%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.29%) GCP
10 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.83%) Firewall
2 25 (7.25%) DNS
3 20 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.22%) 4G
5 14 (4.06%) BGP
5 14 (4.06%) OSPF
6 13 (3.77%) 3G
6 13 (3.77%) HTTP
6 13 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (3.48%) DHCP
7 12 (3.48%) WAN
8 11 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (3.19%) SNMP
9 10 (2.90%) LAN
9 10 (2.90%) MPLS
9 10 (2.90%) SAN
9 10 (2.90%) Wireshark
10 9 (2.61%) HTTPS
10 9 (2.61%) Internet
11 8 (2.32%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.22%) Power BI
2 14 (4.06%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.77%) SAP BW
4 10 (2.90%) Data Lake
4 10 (2.90%) OLAP
5 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.74%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.58%) Big Data
9 2 (0.58%) GIS
9 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.64%) JIRA
2 4 (1.16%) ProC
3 3 (0.87%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.87%) JMeter
3 3 (0.87%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (0.87%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.29%) ERwin
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (15.36%) Finance
2 40 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.93%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.06%) Retail
5 11 (3.19%) Marketing
5 11 (3.19%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.45%) Banking
7 5 (1.45%) Law
8 4 (1.16%) Legal
9 3 (0.87%) Automotive
9 3 (0.87%) Billing
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.58%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Environmental Health
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (22.90%) Analyst
2 42 (12.17%) Change Manager
2 42 (12.17%) Project Manager
3 32 (9.28%) Business Analyst
4 19 (5.51%) Business Change Manager
4 19 (5.51%) Business Manager
4 19 (5.51%) Consultant
5 16 (4.64%) Developer
5 16 (4.64%) Network Engineer
6 14 (4.06%) CRM Manager
7 12 (3.48%) Change Analyst
7 12 (3.48%) IT Manager
8 10 (2.90%) IP Engineer
9 9 (2.61%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (2.61%) Support Analyst
10 8 (2.32%) Coordinator
10 8 (2.32%) Programme Manager
10 8 (2.32%) SAP Manager
10 8 (2.32%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.90%) .NET
2 8 (2.32%) Web Services
3 7 (2.03%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.74%) HTML
4 6 (1.74%) XML
5 5 (1.45%) JSON
5 5 (1.45%) REST
6 4 (1.16%) .NET Core
6 4 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.16%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.16%) LINQ
6 4 (1.16%) React
7 3 (0.87%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.87%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.58%) CSS
8 2 (0.58%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.29%) J2EE
9 1 (0.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.96%) Management Information System
2 16 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.61%) CMDB
6 8 (2.32%) User Experience
7 6 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.74%) Life Science
8 5 (1.45%) EPoS
8 5 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.16%) FMCG
9 4 (1.16%) NHS
10 3 (0.87%) Digital TV
10 3 (0.87%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.58%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.78%) Windows
2 25 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.09%) Linux
5 19 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.35%) Unix
7 8 (2.32%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.03%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.45%) Check Point GAiA
9 5 (1.45%) OpenVMS
9 5 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.87%) CentOS
11 2 (0.58%) Android
11 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.58%) VMS
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 86 (24.93%) ITIL
3 71 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (18.26%) Project Management
5 42 (12.17%) Service Management
6 40 (11.59%) Project Delivery
7 35 (10.14%) Problem Management
8 33 (9.57%) Incident Management
9 32 (9.28%) CRM
10 31 (8.99%) Process Improvement
11 29 (8.41%) PRINCE2
12 28 (8.12%) Migration
13 26 (7.54%) Analytics
14 25 (7.25%) ERP
15 24 (6.96%) Performance Management
16 23 (6.67%) Change Control
16 23 (6.67%) Decision-Making
17 22 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (6.09%) Service Delivery
19 20 (5.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.28%) SQL
2 18 (5.22%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.35%) C
4 11 (3.19%) Java
4 11 (3.19%) Python
5 8 (2.32%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.03%) C#
7 5 (1.45%) Fortran
7 5 (1.45%) Perl
7 5 (1.45%) R
7 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.16%) C++
8 4 (1.16%) PHP
8 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.16%) VC++
9 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.58%) VBScript
11 1 (0.29%) COBOL
11 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.25%) Degree
2 25 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.93%) CCNP
5 12 (3.48%) CCNA
5 12 (3.48%) PMP
6 9 (2.61%) CCIP
6 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.32%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.32%) ISEB
7 8 (2.32%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.03%) MCITP
9 6 (1.74%) APMP
9 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.74%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.45%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.43%) SLA
2 25 (7.25%) PMO
3 18 (5.22%) QA
4 4 (1.16%) GDPR
4 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) GAMP
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.29%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.48%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.48%) XenApp
3 9 (2.61%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.29%) UAG
6 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (4.64%) SCCM
2 7 (2.03%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.74%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.74%) SCOM
3 6 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.16%) WSUS
5 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.29%) Terraform
6 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.17%) SAP
3 36 (10.43%) Cisco
4 25 (7.25%) VMware
5 17 (4.93%) Citrix
6 14 (4.06%) Huawei
6 14 (4.06%) Oracle
7 13 (3.77%) F5
8 12 (3.48%) Remedy
8 12 (3.48%) Splunk
9 11 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.61%) Cloudera
10 9 (2.61%) Juniper
11 8 (2.32%) Adobe
11 8 (2.32%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.32%) Dell
12 7 (2.03%) EMC
12 7 (2.03%) HP
13 6 (1.74%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.74%) TIBCO