Period
to 22 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 582 556 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.47% 3.57% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.31% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 360 428
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +6.52% -3.13%
10th Percentile £218 £246 £213
90th Percentile £638 £600 £550
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 14
South East median hourly rate £29.25 £29.92 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.24% +18.50% -36.88%
10th Percentile £20.25 £20.94 £10.60
90th Percentile £50.25 £55.00 £108.63
England median hourly rate £21.33 £29.96 £22.77
% change year-on-year -28.82% +31.58% -27.58%

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 14,160 12,903 14,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.33% 82.96% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,320 7,479 9,073
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £566 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 518 583
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.27
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.43% +10.81%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 +3 286 £406 +1.56% 44
Hampshire -17 118 £400 -4.76% 18
Buckinghamshire -1 113 £363 -3.97% 4
Surrey -13 109 £463 +2.83% 13
Berkshire 0 108 £463 +8.82% 36
Oxfordshire +14 65 £485 -2.02% 4
West Sussex -4 28 £425 +8.97% 4
East Sussex +1 9 £394 -4.66% 1
Kent -23 9 £500 +31.58% 5
Middlesex -2 8 £375 +7.14%
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 188 (32.30%) ITIL
2 152 (26.12%) Project Management
3 136 (23.37%) Finance
4 109 (18.73%) Microsoft
4 109 (18.73%) Security Cleared
5 107 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (18.04%) Windows
7 95 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 91 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
10 89 (15.29%) SC Cleared
11 81 (13.92%) PRINCE2
12 64 (11.00%) ITIL V3
13 63 (10.82%) Linux
14 61 (10.48%) VMware
14 61 (10.48%) Office 365
15 60 (10.31%) Active Directory
16 57 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
17 53 (9.11%) Service Management
17 53 (9.11%) Telecoms
18 52 (8.93%) Service Delivery
18 52 (8.93%) Problem Management
18 52 (8.93%) PMO
19 48 (8.25%) Cisco
20 46 (7.90%) Firewall
20 46 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (7.73%) Migration
22 44 (7.56%) SLA
23 42 (7.22%) Incident Management
24 41 (7.04%) Management Information System

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 34 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.67%) Skype for Business
3 22 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.06%) IIS
6 10 (1.72%) Confluence
7 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.52%) Apache
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.34%) JBoss
10 2 (0.34%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 57 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (5.33%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (3.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Windchill
7 1 (0.17%) HipChat
7 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.34%) Primavera
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.48%) Office 365
2 32 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.64%) SaaS
5 10 (1.72%) Slack
6 9 (1.55%) IaaS
7 7 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.69%) PaaS
8 4 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (0.69%) Yammer
9 3 (0.52%) Firebase
9 3 (0.52%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.52%) npm
10 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.17%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.90%) Firewall
2 39 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 27 (4.64%) Network Security
4 24 (4.12%) DNS
5 20 (3.44%) BGP
5 20 (3.44%) VPN
6 19 (3.26%) WAN
7 18 (3.09%) Wireless
8 16 (2.75%) LAN
9 15 (2.58%) BIG-IP
10 14 (2.41%) IPsec
10 14 (2.41%) OSPF
11 12 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (2.06%) DHCP
11 12 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (2.06%) ICMP
11 12 (2.06%) Skype
12 10 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (1.72%) Internet
13 8 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.37%) GIS
3 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.03%) Big Data
5 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.69%) Power BI
6 4 (0.69%) Spotfire
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.52%) DB2
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.52%) SQLite
8 2 (0.34%) HBase
8 2 (0.34%) Impala
8 2 (0.34%) MySQL
8 2 (0.34%) QlikView
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (4.64%) JIRA
2 9 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.03%) JUnit
3 6 (1.03%) Maven
3 6 (1.03%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.52%) Bower
5 3 (0.52%) gulp
5 3 (0.52%) PostCSS
6 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) XMLSpy
General
1 136 (23.37%) Finance
2 53 (9.11%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.47%) Retail
4 18 (3.09%) Banking
5 16 (2.75%) Legal
6 14 (2.41%) Billing
7 12 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.72%) Marketing
9 9 (1.55%) Publishing
10 6 (1.03%) Back Office
11 5 (0.86%) Military
12 4 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Electronics
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 103 (17.70%) Project Manager
2 92 (15.81%) Analyst
3 42 (7.22%) Change Manager
4 29 (4.98%) Architect
4 29 (4.98%) Business Analyst
5 23 (3.95%) Team Leader
6 21 (3.61%) Change Analyst
6 21 (3.61%) Network Engineer
7 19 (3.26%) Business Manager
7 19 (3.26%) Consultant
8 17 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (2.92%) Programme Manager
9 16 (2.75%) Business Change Manager
9 16 (2.75%) Infrastructure Manager
9 16 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (2.58%) IT Manager
11 13 (2.23%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (2.23%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 12 (2.06%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.92%) Web Services
2 16 (2.75%) REST
3 12 (2.06%) SOAP
4 11 (1.89%) Regular Expression
5 10 (1.72%) .NET
6 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.20%) CSS
7 7 (1.20%) HTML
8 6 (1.03%) CSS3
8 6 (1.03%) HTML5
8 6 (1.03%) XML
9 5 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.86%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (0.86%) Entity Framework
9 5 (0.86%) Middleware
9 5 (0.86%) RESTful
10 4 (0.69%) Node.js
10 4 (0.69%) Visualforce
11 3 (0.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 25 (4.30%) User Experience
6 14 (2.41%) CMDB
7 12 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (1.72%) Clustering
9 10 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.55%) PMI
11 8 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.86%) FMCG
13 5 (0.86%) iPhone
13 5 (0.86%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.69%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.04%) Windows
2 63 (10.82%) Linux
3 34 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (4.98%) Windows Server
6 26 (4.47%) Unix
7 23 (3.95%) Windows 10
8 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.89%) Solaris
11 8 (1.37%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.20%) Android
13 4 (0.69%) AIX
14 3 (0.52%) CentOS
15 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.17%) MVS
16 1 (0.17%) SUSE
16 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (32.30%) ITIL
2 152 (26.12%) Project Management
3 107 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (13.92%) PRINCE2
7 64 (11.00%) ITIL V3
8 53 (9.11%) Service Management
9 52 (8.93%) Problem Management
9 52 (8.93%) Service Delivery
10 45 (7.73%) Migration
11 42 (7.22%) Incident Management
12 38 (6.53%) Decision-Making
12 38 (6.53%) ITSM
13 37 (6.36%) Project Planning
14 34 (5.84%) Resource Management
15 33 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (5.33%) Matrix Organization
17 30 (5.15%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
17 30 (5.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 34 (5.84%) SQL
3 14 (2.41%) C
4 13 (2.23%) Java
4 13 (2.23%) Python
5 11 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.72%) C#
7 9 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.37%) Perl
9 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.69%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.52%) AWK
11 3 (0.52%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.52%) Korn
12 2 (0.34%) C++
13 1 (0.17%) ABAP
13 1 (0.17%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.17%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (18.73%) Security Cleared
2 89 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.53%) Degree
3 38 (6.53%) DV Cleared
4 36 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.44%) MCSE
6 19 (3.26%) PMI Certification
7 18 (3.09%) PMP
8 17 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (2.75%) CCNP
10 12 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.89%) CCNA
11 11 (1.89%) MCSA
12 9 (1.55%) MCP
12 9 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.37%) Master's Degree
13 8 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.03%) RHCE
15 4 (0.69%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.93%) PMO
2 44 (7.56%) SLA
3 30 (5.15%) QA
4 14 (2.41%) GDPR
5 8 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.86%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.52%) GxP
8 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.34%) P3O
10 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 60 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.86%) XenApp
7 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.52%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.52%) UAG
7 3 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.52%) vSphere
7 3 (0.52%) Xen
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.34%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.34%) HDFS
8 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (3.95%) SCCM
2 10 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
3 8 (1.37%) SCOM
4 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (1.20%) Nagios
5 6 (1.03%) OVSD
6 5 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.69%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.69%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.69%) Nessus
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (0.69%) Puppet
7 4 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.52%) Control-M
8 3 (0.52%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.34%) SELinux
Vendors
1 109 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.48%) VMware
3 48 (8.25%) Cisco
4 31 (5.33%) HP
5 30 (5.15%) Oracle
5 30 (5.15%) SAP
6 23 (3.95%) Citrix
7 22 (3.78%) ServiceNow
8 20 (3.44%) Palo Alto
9 19 (3.26%) NetApp
10 18 (3.09%) F5
10 18 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (2.92%) Remedy
12 14 (2.41%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.23%) Juniper
14 11 (1.89%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.72%) ArcSight
15 10 (1.72%) Intel
15 10 (1.72%) New Relic
15 10 (1.72%) PagerDuty