Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Change Manager was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 322 295
Rank change year-on-year +10 -27 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 64 59 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 80
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% +1.47%
10th Percentile £366 £348 £323
90th Percentile £581 £575 £579
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £26.22

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Change Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Change Manager in the South East

Change Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Manager in the South East

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Manager in the South East

Change Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Manager in the South East

Change Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 0 27 £485 +11.49% 6
Berkshire +1 21 £485 +15.48%
Hampshire +24 20 £413 -8.33% 1
Surrey -6 10 £525 -2.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -24 5 £513 +7.22% 3
West Sussex -8 2 £425 -19.05%
Middlesex +5 1 £550 -
Oxfordshire +4 1 - - 3
East Sussex -2 1 £650 +85.71%
Change Manager
England

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Change Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Change Manager in the job title.

1 35 (54.69%) Change Management
2 18 (28.13%) Project Management
3 14 (21.88%) Finance
4 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
7 10 (15.63%) ITIL
8 8 (12.50%) Legal
8 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.94%) PMO
10 5 (7.81%) Virtual Team Management
10 5 (7.81%) Virtual Team
10 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.81%) Business Transformation
10 5 (7.81%) Marketing
10 5 (7.81%) Degree
10 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (6.25%) PMP
11 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
11 4 (6.25%) Service Management
11 4 (6.25%) Banking
11 4 (6.25%) Retail
11 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.25%) Migration
11 4 (6.25%) Scrum
11 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Change Manager Skill Set
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 2 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) 4G
2 1 (1.56%) LTE
2 1 (1.56%) SMS
2 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Legal
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Electronics
6 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.56%) BBC
2 1 (1.56%) FMCG
2 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.56%) Life Science
2 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.56%) Social Media
2 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
1 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Change Management
2 18 (28.13%) Project Management
3 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.63%) ITIL
7 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Business Transformation
8 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.81%) Virtual Team Management
9 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) Service Management
9 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.69%) Kanban
10 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
1 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.25%) PMP
2 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) PMO
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) Adobe
1 2 (3.13%) Arqiva
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle
1 2 (3.13%) Planview
1 2 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) Progress
2 1 (1.56%) Siebel