Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 60 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing Change Management 620 560 701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.71% 3.51% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 4.18% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 344 450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 13
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.12 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.48% -8.65% -8.33%
10th Percentile £17.35 £15.51 £21.65
90th Percentile £55.05 £29.92 £43.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.49 £27.00
% change year-on-year -4.21% -13.00% -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 14,311 13,395 15,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.58% 84.00% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,520 7,779 9,394
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 484 554
South East median hourly rate £24.75 £19.56 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.52% -14.01% +1.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £49.85
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +17 280 £400 -5.88% 36
Surrey +3 163 £455 +7.06% 16
Buckinghamshire +46 127 £350 - 20
Hampshire -36 105 £413 -2.94% 15
Berkshire -16 102 £400 -11.21% 13
Oxfordshire -2 51 £500 +11.11% 3
West Sussex -15 27 £425 +11.84% 1
Kent +6 15 £500 +143.90% 3
East Sussex +7 13 £444 +19.61% 2
Middlesex +4 6 £375 -26.14% 2
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 192 (30.97%) ITIL
2 170 (27.42%) Finance
3 133 (21.45%) Project Management
4 119 (19.19%) Windows
5 112 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 109 (17.58%) Security Cleared
7 108 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 96 (15.48%) Linux
10 92 (14.84%) SC Cleared
11 82 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
12 76 (12.26%) Office 365
13 71 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
13 71 (11.45%) ITIL V3
13 71 (11.45%) Active Directory
14 70 (11.29%) VMware
15 69 (11.13%) PRINCE2
16 61 (9.84%) PMO
17 58 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
18 57 (9.19%) Oracle
18 57 (9.19%) Incident Management
18 57 (9.19%) DV Cleared
19 54 (8.71%) Service Management
20 53 (8.55%) Firewall
20 53 (8.55%) SAP
21 52 (8.39%) Service Delivery
22 49 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (7.26%) Degree
23 45 (7.26%) Management Information System
24 43 (6.94%) Unix

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 43 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.74%) IIS
5 17 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.97%) CMS
8 5 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.65%) Confluence
10 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.48%) JBoss
10 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.32%) WildFly
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) Liferay
12 1 (0.16%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 58 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (4.52%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) HipChat
7 1 (0.16%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.32%) HFM
2 2 (0.32%) Maximo
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.32%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.32%) SAP MDG
2 2 (0.32%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.16%) iTrent
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.26%) Office 365
2 27 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.39%) SaaS
5 11 (1.77%) Slack
6 9 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.29%) Yammer
8 5 (0.81%) IaaS
8 5 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Firebase
10 1 (0.16%) npm
10 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.55%) Firewall
2 27 (4.35%) LAN
3 26 (4.19%) WAN
4 25 (4.03%) TCP/IP
5 24 (3.87%) BGP
6 22 (3.55%) DNS
7 18 (2.90%) Network Security
7 18 (2.90%) OSPF
8 17 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (2.74%) VPN
9 15 (2.42%) IPsec
10 14 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (2.26%) Wireless
11 12 (1.94%) MPLS
12 9 (1.45%) BIG-IP
12 9 (1.45%) ICMP
12 9 (1.45%) Internet
12 9 (1.45%) SAN
13 8 (1.29%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.10%) Power BI
3 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.13%) MySQL
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (0.97%) DB2
6 6 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (0.81%) Big Data
8 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.65%) DTS
8 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.48%) GIS
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.32%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.32%) NuoDB
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (3.39%) JIRA
2 11 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.81%) ReSharper
3 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.65%) Selenium
4 4 (0.65%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.32%) NUnit
5 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) Ant
6 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.16%) Bower
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) git-flow
6 1 (0.16%) GitLab
6 1 (0.16%) gulp
6 1 (0.16%) MSI
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Xcode
General
1 170 (27.42%) Finance
2 33 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.00%) Banking
4 28 (4.52%) Retail
5 21 (3.39%) Legal
6 20 (3.23%) Marketing
7 8 (1.29%) Billing
8 7 (1.13%) Law
8 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.81%) Advertising
9 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Publishing
10 4 (0.65%) Back Office
10 4 (0.65%) Electronics
11 3 (0.48%) Automotive
11 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 131 (21.13%) Analyst
2 89 (14.35%) Project Manager
3 44 (7.10%) Consultant
4 41 (6.61%) Business Analyst
4 41 (6.61%) Change Manager
5 24 (3.87%) Architect
6 23 (3.71%) IT Manager
6 23 (3.71%) Network Engineer
7 21 (3.39%) Change Analyst
8 18 (2.90%) Business Manager
9 17 (2.74%) Business Change Manager
9 17 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (2.42%) Administrator
11 15 (2.42%) Developer
12 14 (2.26%) Coordinator
12 14 (2.26%) Technical Manager
13 13 (2.10%) Infrastructure Manager
13 13 (2.10%) IT Project Manager
13 13 (2.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.55%) Web Services
2 17 (2.74%) REST
3 15 (2.42%) .NET
4 12 (1.94%) HTML
5 11 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.45%) CSS
7 9 (1.45%) SOAP
8 8 (1.29%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.29%) LDAP
8 8 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (1.13%) LINQ
9 7 (1.13%) Middleware
10 6 (0.97%) Regular Expression
10 6 (0.97%) SailPoint
11 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (0.81%) Backbone.js
11 5 (0.81%) CSS3
11 5 (0.81%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 37 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (5.65%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.39%) User Experience
6 14 (2.26%) CMDB
7 12 (1.94%) Clustering
7 12 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.13%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.48%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.48%) FMCG
12 3 (0.48%) iPhone
12 3 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 119 (19.19%) Windows
2 96 (15.48%) Linux
3 43 (6.94%) Unix
4 34 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 31 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 27 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (3.39%) Solaris
7 21 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.29%) SUSE
11 7 (1.13%) CentOS
12 6 (0.97%) AIX
13 2 (0.32%) Android
13 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (30.97%) ITIL
2 133 (21.45%) Project Management
3 108 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
6 71 (11.45%) ITIL V3
7 69 (11.13%) PRINCE2
8 57 (9.19%) Incident Management
9 54 (8.71%) Service Management
10 52 (8.39%) Service Delivery
11 42 (6.77%) ITSM
11 42 (6.77%) Mentoring
12 41 (6.61%) Decision-Making
12 41 (6.61%) Problem Management
12 41 (6.61%) Project Planning
12 41 (6.61%) Release Management
13 36 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (5.81%) Migration
14 32 (5.16%) ERP
15 30 (4.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.48%) PowerShell
1 34 (5.48%) SQL
2 19 (3.06%) C#
2 19 (3.06%) Java
3 12 (1.94%) Perl
4 11 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.45%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.45%) C
6 7 (1.13%) AWK
6 7 (1.13%) Bourne shell
6 7 (1.13%) Korn
6 7 (1.13%) Python
6 7 (1.13%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.81%) R
8 2 (0.32%) C++
8 2 (0.32%) Scala
8 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.32%) VBA
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 92 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 57 (9.19%) DV Cleared
4 45 (7.26%) Degree
5 31 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.39%) PMP
7 19 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.58%) MCSA
8 16 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 15 (2.42%) MCSE
10 14 (2.26%) PMI Certification
11 13 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.77%) CCNP
12 11 (1.77%) RHCE
13 8 (1.29%) APMG
13 8 (1.29%) Master's Degree
14 7 (1.13%) CCNA
14 7 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.84%) PMO
2 41 (6.61%) QA
3 37 (5.97%) SLA
4 15 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (2.26%) GDPR
6 9 (1.45%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.13%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.65%) COBIT
8 4 (0.65%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.16%) GxP
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 71 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 49 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.13%) GlusterFS
9 6 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.48%) XenApp
12 2 (0.32%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.32%) Docker
12 2 (0.32%) Firmware
12 2 (0.32%) NFS
12 2 (0.32%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 43 (6.94%) SCCM
2 15 (2.42%) WSUS
3 14 (2.26%) NetBackup
4 13 (2.10%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (1.29%) SCOM
7 7 (1.13%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.13%) Nagios
7 7 (1.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (1.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (0.97%) Ansible
8 6 (0.97%) ArcSight ESM
8 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.65%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.32%) OVSD
10 2 (0.32%) Puppet
10 2 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.16%) Nessus
11 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 112 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 70 (11.29%) VMware
3 57 (9.19%) Oracle
4 53 (8.55%) SAP
5 42 (6.77%) Cisco
6 41 (6.61%) Citrix
7 32 (5.16%) Red Hat
8 23 (3.71%) F5
9 22 (3.55%) HP
9 22 (3.55%) McAfee
10 21 (3.39%) Veritas
11 18 (2.90%) Juniper
11 18 (2.90%) ServiceNow
12 16 (2.58%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.77%) Remedy
14 10 (1.61%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.61%) New Relic
14 10 (1.61%) PagerDuty
14 10 (1.61%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.45%) Salesforce.com