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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 48 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 293 345 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.84% 3.92% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 4.78% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 205 142
Median daily rate £400 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £247 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Median hourly rate £22.52 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.10% +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £23.45 £22.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £39.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.24 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -13.92% -6.89%  

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +15 110 £391 -2.25% 15
Berkshire -19 48 £450 +20.00% 9
Surrey +6 44 £475 +11.76% 8
Buckinghamshire -15 31 £350 +30.11% 1
West Sussex +19 20 £331 -22.05% 2
Oxfordshire -17 19 £430 -4.44% 1
Kent +5 17 £205 -57.94% 3
East Sussex -2 3 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 203 (35.30%) Project Management
2 156 (27.13%) ITIL
3 145 (25.22%) Finance
4 113 (19.65%) Security Cleared
5 76 (13.22%) Windows
6 75 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 70 (12.17%) Microsoft
8 69 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (11.13%) PMO
11 63 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
12 62 (10.78%) SC Cleared
13 58 (10.09%) Service Delivery
14 56 (9.74%) Telecoms
15 55 (9.57%) Change Control
16 54 (9.39%) SAP
17 52 (9.04%) Active Directory
18 48 (8.35%) Business Analysis
18 48 (8.35%) Linux
19 46 (8.00%) Incident Management
19 46 (8.00%) Programme Management
19 46 (8.00%) High Availability
19 46 (8.00%) Degree
20 45 (7.83%) BPSS Clearance
21 44 (7.65%) Migration
22 43 (7.48%) Problem Management
23 42 (7.30%) Oracle
23 42 (7.30%) Motorola
24 41 (7.13%) Service Management
24 41 (7.13%) Cisco

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 36 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.09%) IIS
3 12 (2.09%) Skype for Business
4 11 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.57%) Documentum
6 8 (1.39%) NServiceBus
7 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.70%) Apache
9 4 (0.70%) Confluence
9 4 (0.70%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.52%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
1 37 (6.43%) Microsoft Project
2 29 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 28 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.70%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Maximo
2 7 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.70%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.52%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.52%) Staffware
6 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.35%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.17%) Primavera
7 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP cProjects
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.65%) Office 365
2 17 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.61%) SaaS
4 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.09%) Firewall
2 29 (5.04%) DNS
3 25 (4.35%) WAN
4 24 (4.17%) SAN
5 22 (3.83%) LAN
6 19 (3.30%) DHCP
7 17 (2.96%) NAS
8 14 (2.43%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.43%) Wireless
9 10 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.57%) WLAN
11 8 (1.39%) BGP
11 8 (1.39%) Internet
11 8 (1.39%) Intranet
11 8 (1.39%) LDAP
12 7 (1.22%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.22%) SSL
13 6 (1.04%) 4G
13 6 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.61%) DB2
3 9 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.04%) EDRMS
6 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.87%) MS Access
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) Informix
10 2 (0.35%) MySQL
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.39%) JSUnit
3 7 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.22%) JIRA
4 6 (1.04%) GoCD
5 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.70%) SonarQube
5 4 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.35%) PostCSS
6 2 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 145 (25.22%) Finance
2 56 (9.74%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.91%) Legal
4 32 (5.57%) Retail
5 19 (3.30%) Marketing
6 17 (2.96%) Banking
7 13 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.09%) Back Office
9 10 (1.74%) Electronics
10 9 (1.57%) Publishing
11 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.87%) Law
13 3 (0.52%) Billing
13 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.52%) Welsh Language
14 2 (0.35%) Automotive
14 2 (0.35%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (21.04%) Project Manager
2 110 (19.13%) Analyst
3 49 (8.52%) Change Manager
4 36 (6.26%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.22%) Administrator
6 28 (4.87%) Programme Manager
7 26 (4.52%) Architect
8 23 (4.00%) Consultant
8 23 (4.00%) Service Manager
9 20 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
9 20 (3.48%) Developer
10 19 (3.30%) IT Manager
11 18 (3.13%) Business Manager
12 17 (2.96%) Business Change Manager
13 16 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (2.61%) Unix Administrator
15 14 (2.43%) Senior Manager
16 13 (2.26%) Support Engineer
17 12 (2.09%) Network Engineer
17 12 (2.09%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.43%) .NET
1 14 (2.43%) Web Services
2 11 (1.91%) HTML
3 10 (1.74%) .NET Framework
3 10 (1.74%) CSS
3 10 (1.74%) REST
4 8 (1.39%) AngularJS
4 8 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (1.39%) Entity Framework
4 8 (1.39%) HTML5
4 8 (1.39%) MSMQ
4 8 (1.39%) WCF
5 6 (1.04%) LESS
5 6 (1.04%) XML
6 5 (0.87%) JSON
7 4 (0.70%) Middleware
7 4 (0.70%) SOAP
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.52%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.52%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.57%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.65%) PMI
5 14 (2.43%) NHS
6 12 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.39%) Clustering
9 7 (1.22%) Replication
10 5 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.87%) Life Science
11 4 (0.70%) CMDB
11 4 (0.70%) Social Media
12 3 (0.52%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.52%) IVR
12 3 (0.52%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.35%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.22%) Windows
2 48 (8.35%) Linux
3 40 (6.96%) Unix
4 36 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.83%) Windows Server
7 20 (3.48%) Solaris
8 15 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.70%) AIX
11 3 (0.52%) CentOS
11 3 (0.52%) zOS
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.35%) SUSE
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (35.30%) Project Management
2 156 (27.13%) ITIL
3 75 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 69 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (10.09%) Service Delivery
7 55 (9.57%) Change Control
8 48 (8.35%) Business Analysis
9 46 (8.00%) High Availability
9 46 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 46 (8.00%) Programme Management
10 44 (7.65%) Migration
11 43 (7.48%) Problem Management
12 41 (7.13%) Service Management
13 36 (6.26%) Release Management
14 35 (6.09%) ITIL V3
15 34 (5.91%) Risk Management
16 32 (5.57%) CRM
17 28 (4.87%) Configuration Management
17 28 (4.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.39%) SQL
2 29 (5.04%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.09%) C#
4 10 (1.74%) Perl
4 10 (1.74%) VB
5 8 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.87%) Python
6 5 (0.87%) VBA
7 4 (0.70%) C
7 4 (0.70%) Korn
7 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.52%) AWK
8 3 (0.52%) Bourne shell
8 3 (0.52%) Java
8 3 (0.52%) VBScript
9 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.35%) ECMAScript
9 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (19.65%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.00%) Degree
4 45 (7.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 39 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (5.57%) PMI Certification
7 27 (4.70%) PMP
8 22 (3.83%) MCSA
9 20 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.43%) CCNA
10 14 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.43%) MCSE
11 13 (2.26%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.09%) CCNP
13 11 (1.91%) MCP
14 8 (1.39%) MCDBA
15 7 (1.22%) APMP
15 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (11.13%) PMO
2 26 (4.52%) QA
3 21 (3.65%) SLA
4 6 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.52%) GDPR
8 2 (0.35%) P3O
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 12 (2.09%) Veritas File System
6 10 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.87%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.87%) UAG
8 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.52%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.35%) iptables
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.35%) vSphere
10 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.35%) XenServer
11 1 (0.17%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (2.61%) NetBackup
2 12 (2.09%) SCCM
3 9 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (1.04%) OVSD
5 5 (0.87%) Puppet
5 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.52%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.52%) WSUS
8 2 (0.35%) Ansible
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.35%) SCOM
8 2 (0.35%) SCSM
8 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 70 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.39%) SAP
3 42 (7.30%) Motorola
3 42 (7.30%) Oracle
4 41 (7.13%) Cisco
5 35 (6.09%) VMware
6 29 (5.04%) HP
7 20 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.13%) Citrix
9 17 (2.96%) Remedy
9 17 (2.96%) Sun
10 16 (2.78%) Veritas
11 14 (2.43%) IBM
12 12 (2.09%) F5
13 11 (1.91%) Symantec
14 10 (1.74%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.57%) EMC
15 9 (1.57%) OpenText
16 8 (1.39%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.39%) Nokia
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £497.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago