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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Management
England / South East
Rank 54 47 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 277 352 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.58% 3.82% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 4.70% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 227 164
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £526 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Median hourly rate £29.92 £43.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.61% +34.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £28.50 £28.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £94.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.51% -  

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 6306 7493 7783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.55% 81.26% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4607 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 276
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 26 March 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 +6 69 £425 +25.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +9 59 £369 -7.23% 7
Surrey -14 42 £406 -11.92% 7
Berkshire -5 39 £500 +19.40% 4
West Sussex +4 19 £423 -6.11% 2
Oxfordshire -24 19 £475 +111.11% 6
Kent +13 16 £525 +36.36% 4
East Sussex +8 7 £675 +246.15% 2
Middlesex -7 7 £350 -4.10%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 176 (32.77%) Project Management
2 163 (30.35%) Finance
3 131 (24.39%) ITIL
4 91 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (15.46%) PRINCE2
6 77 (14.34%) Microsoft
7 72 (13.41%) Security Cleared
8 69 (12.85%) Windows
9 66 (12.29%) SC Cleared
10 65 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
12 58 (10.80%) Change Control
13 57 (10.61%) Service Management
13 57 (10.61%) Service Delivery
14 56 (10.43%) PMO
15 55 (10.24%) Telecoms
16 54 (10.06%) MS Office
16 54 (10.06%) Problem Management
17 52 (9.68%) SAP
17 52 (9.68%) MS Excel
18 51 (9.50%) Firewall
18 51 (9.50%) Degree
19 50 (9.31%) Data Centre
20 49 (9.12%) Business Analysis
21 45 (8.38%) Incident Management
21 45 (8.38%) VMware
21 45 (8.38%) Legal
22 44 (8.19%) Active Directory
23 40 (7.45%) Cisco
24 39 (7.26%) DNS

Change Management
Top Related 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 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.98%) IIS
3 12 (2.23%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.30%) CMS
5 7 (1.30%) Confluence
5 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.12%) Apache
6 6 (1.12%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.93%) Documentum
7 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.74%) JBoss
8 4 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (10.06%) MS Office
2 52 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 36 (6.70%) MS Project
4 27 (5.03%) MS Visio
5 23 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.74%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Maximo
2 9 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.12%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.74%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.74%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.56%) Staffware
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.37%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP cProjects
8 1 (0.19%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.72%) Office 365
2 18 (3.35%) SaaS
3 14 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (0.93%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.50%) Firewall
2 39 (7.26%) DNS
3 31 (5.77%) WAN
4 26 (4.84%) SAN
5 25 (4.66%) LAN
6 22 (4.10%) NAS
7 21 (3.91%) DHCP
8 20 (3.72%) Internet
9 17 (3.17%) MPLS
10 16 (2.98%) TCP/IP
11 15 (2.79%) Network Security
12 14 (2.61%) LDAP
13 12 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (2.23%) Wireless
14 11 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.86%) BGP
15 10 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (1.86%) NetScaler
16 8 (1.49%) Ethernet
16 8 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.68%) DB2
3 8 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (1.12%) EDRMS
5 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.49%) JIRA
3 6 (1.12%) GoCD
3 6 (1.12%) JSUnit
4 5 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.74%) SonarQube
5 4 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 163 (30.35%) Finance
2 55 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 45 (8.38%) Legal
4 30 (5.59%) Marketing
4 30 (5.59%) Retail
5 20 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.35%) Banking
7 13 (2.42%) Electronics
7 13 (2.42%) Law
8 9 (1.68%) Billing
8 9 (1.68%) Publishing
9 8 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.30%) Automotive
11 6 (1.12%) Back Office
11 6 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (1.12%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.56%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 101 (18.81%) Analyst
1 101 (18.81%) Project Manager
2 39 (7.26%) Change Manager
3 36 (6.70%) Administrator
4 34 (6.33%) Business Analyst
5 23 (4.28%) Architect
5 23 (4.28%) Network Engineer
5 23 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (3.91%) Programme Manager
7 19 (3.54%) Business Manager
7 19 (3.54%) Consultant
7 19 (3.54%) IT Manager
8 18 (3.35%) Storage Administrator
8 18 (3.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 18 (3.35%) Unix Administrator
8 18 (3.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 16 (2.98%) SAP Manager
10 14 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (2.61%) Support Analyst
11 13 (2.42%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.05%) .NET
1 11 (2.05%) Web Services
2 8 (1.49%) HTML
2 8 (1.49%) REST
3 6 (1.12%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.12%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (1.12%) CSS
3 6 (1.12%) Entity Framework
3 6 (1.12%) HTML5
3 6 (1.12%) LESS
3 6 (1.12%) MSMQ
3 6 (1.12%) WCF
4 3 (0.56%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.56%) XML
5 2 (0.37%) Middleware
5 2 (0.37%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.19%) SAML
6 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.31%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (3.17%) PMI
6 11 (2.05%) Clustering
6 11 (2.05%) CMDB
7 9 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.49%) NHS
9 7 (1.30%) e-Learning
9 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.30%) Life Science
10 5 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.93%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.74%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.74%) User Experience
12 3 (0.56%) EMC VMAX
12 3 (0.56%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.85%) Windows
2 39 (7.26%) Linux
3 35 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (5.77%) Unix
5 28 (5.21%) Windows Server
6 27 (5.03%) Solaris
7 26 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.56%) zOS
11 2 (0.37%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.19%) SUSE
12 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (32.77%) Project Management
2 131 (24.39%) ITIL
3 91 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (15.46%) PRINCE2
5 65 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (10.80%) Change Control
7 57 (10.61%) Service Delivery
7 57 (10.61%) Service Management
8 54 (10.06%) Problem Management
9 49 (9.12%) Business Analysis
10 45 (8.38%) Incident Management
11 39 (7.26%) Migration
12 37 (6.89%) Programme Management
13 32 (5.96%) High Availability
14 31 (5.77%) Risk Management
15 30 (5.59%) CRM
16 28 (5.21%) Configuration Management
17 27 (5.03%) Release Management
18 26 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (4.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.33%) SQL
2 31 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.79%) C
4 12 (2.23%) Java
5 9 (1.68%) C#
6 8 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.49%) Perl
6 8 (1.49%) VB
7 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.93%) Python
9 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.37%) C++
9 2 (0.37%) PHP
9 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 66 (12.29%) SC Cleared
3 51 (9.50%) Degree
4 33 (6.15%) PMI Certification
5 30 (5.59%) PMP
6 25 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (2.79%) CCNA
9 15 (2.79%) CCNP
9 15 (2.79%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.79%) MCSA
10 9 (1.68%) APMP
10 9 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.30%) CISSP
12 7 (1.30%) GCIH
12 7 (1.30%) GIAC
12 7 (1.30%) MBA
13 5 (0.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.43%) PMO
2 20 (3.72%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.54%) SLA
4 17 (3.17%) QA
5 9 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.37%) P3O
10 1 (0.19%) GDPR
10 1 (0.19%) GMP
10 1 (0.19%) IFRS
10 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.35%) Veritas File System
4 17 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.68%) XenServer
7 8 (1.49%) XenApp
8 6 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.12%) vSphere
9 5 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.93%) UAG
10 4 (0.74%) Firmware
10 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.56%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 10 (1.86%) SCCM
3 8 (1.49%) Puppet
3 8 (1.49%) WSUS
4 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.74%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.74%) OVSD
5 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (0.74%) SafeCom
5 4 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.56%) OPNET
6 3 (0.56%) vRealize
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 2 (0.37%) SCSM
7 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.68%) SAP
3 45 (8.38%) VMware
4 40 (7.45%) Cisco
5 38 (7.08%) Oracle
6 34 (6.33%) HP
7 26 (4.84%) Citrix
8 21 (3.91%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.72%) IBM
10 18 (3.35%) Symantec
10 18 (3.35%) Veritas
11 17 (3.17%) CheckPoint
11 17 (3.17%) Sun
12 14 (2.61%) F5
12 14 (2.61%) Juniper
12 14 (2.61%) Palo Alto
13 13 (2.42%) Blue Coat
13 13 (2.42%) Remedy
14 8 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
15 7 (1.30%) TippingPoint
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