Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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 West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 76 90
Rank change year-on-year -33 +14 -17
Contract jobs citing Change Management 133 152 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.03% 2.74% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.29% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 105 105
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.06% -7.69%
10th Percentile £307 £306 £218
90th Percentile £600 £565 £525
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
South West median hourly rate £27.36 £31.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -18.42% +66.58%
10th Percentile £22.42 £30.50 £35.50
90th Percentile £63.00 £31.50 £42.25
England median hourly rate £24.96 £20.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.27% -42.36% +43.31%

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 5,624 4,624 4,623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.85% 83.33% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,598 2,908 3,088
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 198 297
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.13 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

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 18 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the South West over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 December 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
Bristol -41 29 £438 +0.23% 3
Gloucestershire -6 25 £400 -5.88% 5
Wiltshire -43 24 £425 -10.53% 4
Cornwall +6 16 £350 -6.67% 2
Devon -4 14 £409 +18.91%
Dorset +7 9 £288 -32.35% 4
Somerset -13 2 £378 -7.93% 2
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 West region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 48 (36.09%) Finance
2 45 (33.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
4 30 (22.56%) Project Management
5 26 (19.55%) ITIL
6 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 18 (13.53%) Oracle
8 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (12.03%) SLA
10 15 (11.28%) Service Management
10 15 (11.28%) Service Delivery
10 15 (11.28%) Incident Management
11 14 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 14 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (9.02%) Windows
12 12 (9.02%) ERP
12 12 (9.02%) Configuration Management
12 12 (9.02%) DV Cleared
13 11 (8.27%) Migration
14 10 (7.52%) SharePoint
14 10 (7.52%) Banking
14 10 (7.52%) Target Operating Model
15 9 (6.77%) Change Control
15 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
16 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (6.02%) SQL
16 8 (6.02%) Active Directory

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 10 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) SAS
3 4 (3.01%) JBoss
3 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.50%) IIS
4 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.75%) Primavera
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) DNS
1 3 (2.26%) Firewall
2 2 (1.50%) Network Security
2 2 (1.50%) Skype
2 2 (1.50%) SMS
2 2 (1.50%) SMTP
3 1 (0.75%) DHCP
3 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) Junos
3 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) Base SAS
2 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
1 4 (3.01%) ProC
2 2 (1.50%) Ant
2 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.50%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.50%) Selenium
2 2 (1.50%) Travis CI
2 2 (1.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.75%) MSI
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (36.09%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Back Office
3 4 (3.01%) French Language
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.50%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Military
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Project Manager
2 25 (18.80%) Analyst
3 16 (12.03%) Change Manager
4 11 (8.27%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.26%) Consultant
6 6 (4.51%) Architect
6 6 (4.51%) Business Change Manager
6 6 (4.51%) Business Manager
6 6 (4.51%) Developer
7 5 (3.76%) Change Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) SAS Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.01%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.26%) Project Change Manager
9 3 (2.26%) SAP Manager
9 3 (2.26%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.26%) Service Design Analyst
9 3 (2.26%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.50%) Java EE
2 2 (1.50%) JSP
2 2 (1.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.50%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.50%) Struts
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.76%) PMI
3 5 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.50%) CMDB
4 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.50%) iPad
4 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.50%) Social Media
4 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
5 1 (0.75%) Robotics
5 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Windows
2 7 (5.26%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.01%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) Android
7 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (22.56%) Project Management
3 26 (19.55%) ITIL
4 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.28%) Incident Management
5 15 (11.28%) Service Delivery
5 15 (11.28%) Service Management
6 14 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 14 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.02%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.02%) ERP
7 12 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.27%) Migration
9 10 (7.52%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (6.77%) Change Control
11 8 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.02%) Service Design
12 7 (5.26%) Information Security
12 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) SQL
2 7 (5.26%) Java
3 4 (3.01%) PROC SQL
4 3 (2.26%) VB
5 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.51%) Degree
4 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.76%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.01%) ISEB
7 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.26%) CREST Certified
7 3 (2.26%) GCIH
7 3 (2.26%) PMP
8 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.50%) MCSA
8 2 (1.50%) MCSE
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.75%) APMP
9 1 (0.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) PMO
3 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.26%) GDPR
5 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.50%) P3O
6 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.75%) QA
6 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.50%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.50%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.50%) Ansible
2 2 (1.50%) Packer
2 2 (1.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.50%) SCOM
2 2 (1.50%) Terraform
2 2 (1.50%) WSUS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle
2 6 (4.51%) SAP
3 4 (3.01%) VMware
4 2 (1.50%) Apple
4 2 (1.50%) Citrix
4 2 (1.50%) Google
4 2 (1.50%) MKS
4 2 (1.50%) Pega
4 2 (1.50%) Tableau
5 1 (0.75%) BMC
5 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.75%) HP
5 1 (0.75%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.75%) Lotus
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
5 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.75%) Siemens
5 1 (0.75%) Teradata