Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 November 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 90 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -22
Contract jobs citing Change Management 162 127 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.86% 2.23% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.79% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 102 110
South West median daily rate £424 £373 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.83% -4.18% -2.81%
10th Percentile £302 £214 £260
90th Percentile £550 £574 £552
England median daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.68% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
South West median hourly rate - £38.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.98% +103.66%
England median hourly rate £17.38 £35.75 £25.12
% change year-on-year -51.40% +42.32% +0.48%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4600 4555 5222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.17% 80.08% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3079 3534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the South West

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Management in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the South West

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the South West

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the South West

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol +13 51 £423 +30.15% 5
Wiltshire -1 51 £475 +32.68% 3
Gloucestershire +2 18 £425 +26.87% 4
Devon +14 14 £375 -11.76% 1
Somerset +2 9 £438 -12.50%
Dorset +5 4 £450 -2.70% 2
Cornwall - 4 £375 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 58 (35.80%) Finance
2 57 (35.19%) Project Management
3 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (24.69%) PRINCE2
6 39 (24.07%) ITIL
7 35 (21.60%) Security Cleared
8 26 (16.05%) Management Information System
9 24 (14.81%) Programme Management
10 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
11 19 (11.73%) Risk Management
11 19 (11.73%) Telecoms
12 18 (11.11%) Windows
12 18 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 17 (10.49%) Migration
14 16 (9.88%) SAP
14 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
14 16 (9.88%) Degree
15 15 (9.26%) SC Cleared
15 15 (9.26%) PMO
16 14 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (8.64%) Release Management
16 14 (8.64%) Service Management
17 13 (8.02%) Marketing
17 13 (8.02%) Scrum
18 12 (7.41%) PRINCE
18 12 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (7.41%) Change Control
19 11 (6.79%) Business Change Management

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (4.32%) SAS
2 6 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.85%) Apache
5 3 (1.85%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.85%) JBoss
5 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
1 3 (1.85%) SystmOne
2 2 (1.23%) Sonata
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) Office 365
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) DNS
2 8 (4.94%) Unified Communications
3 6 (3.70%) DHCP
3 6 (3.70%) Skype
4 5 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.85%) Firewall
5 3 (1.85%) LAN
5 3 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.85%) SAN
5 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.85%) WAN
5 3 (1.85%) WebEx
6 2 (1.23%) Broadband
6 2 (1.23%) SMS
6 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.23%) WLAN
7 1 (0.62%) LDAP
7 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.62%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) Base SAS
2 4 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.85%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) ProC
2 4 (2.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.62%) C++Builder
3 1 (0.62%) JMeter
3 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 58 (35.80%) Finance
2 19 (11.73%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.02%) Marketing
4 11 (6.79%) Banking
4 11 (6.79%) Manufacturing
5 10 (6.17%) Electronics
6 8 (4.94%) Retail
7 6 (3.70%) Legal
8 5 (3.09%) Billing
8 5 (3.09%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.47%) Military
10 3 (1.85%) Law
11 2 (1.23%) General Ledger
11 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 23 (14.20%) Change Manager
3 22 (13.58%) Analyst
4 9 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 8 (4.94%) Architect
5 8 (4.94%) Incident Manager
6 7 (4.32%) IT Manager
6 7 (4.32%) Test Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Consultant
7 6 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.09%) Business Change Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Developer
8 5 (3.09%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (3.09%) PMO Lead
8 5 (3.09%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Trainer
8 5 (3.09%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) CSS
1 3 (1.85%) J2EE
1 3 (1.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) JFC
3 1 (0.62%) Qt
3 1 (0.62%) SOAP
3 1 (0.62%) Spring
3 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.23%) SCADA
5 1 (0.62%) Clustering
5 1 (0.62%) CMDB
5 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) EPoS
5 1 (0.62%) iPad
5 1 (0.62%) NHS
5 1 (0.62%) PMI
5 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 6 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.47%) Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Solaris
4 3 (1.85%) Unix
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.19%) Project Management
2 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (24.69%) PRINCE2
5 39 (24.07%) ITIL
6 24 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 19 (11.73%) Risk Management
8 18 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 17 (10.49%) Migration
10 14 (8.64%) Release Management
10 14 (8.64%) Service Management
11 13 (8.02%) Scrum
12 12 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.41%) Change Control
12 12 (7.41%) PRINCE
13 11 (6.79%) Business Change Management
13 11 (6.79%) Problem Management
14 10 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (6.17%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.56%) SQL
2 5 (3.09%) PROC SQL
3 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.23%) C
4 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.23%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.62%) C#
5 1 (0.62%) C++
5 1 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (21.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) Degree
4 15 (9.26%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.09%) CCIE
7 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.85%) APMP
8 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CASP
10 1 (0.62%) CISSP
10 1 (0.62%) ISEB
10 1 (0.62%) MBA
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) PMO
2 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) GDPR
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) FINREP
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
1 16 (9.88%) SAP
2 8 (4.94%) Cisco
3 4 (2.47%) Citrix
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) VMware
4 3 (1.85%) BEA
4 3 (1.85%) IBM
4 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.23%) Workday
6 1 (0.62%) Borland
6 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.62%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.62%) HP
6 1 (0.62%) Huawei
6 1 (0.62%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.62%) Nokia
6 1 (0.62%) Serena
6 1 (0.62%) Snow