Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 82 89
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -17
Contract jobs citing Change Management 144 118 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.41% 2.36% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.83% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 83
South West median daily rate £425 £416 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +0.30% +3.75%
10th Percentile £255 £313 £263
90th Percentile £600 £522 £535
England median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.90% -38.75% -11.36%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.46 £30.00
90th Percentile £17.25 £42.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £24.56 £27.19
% change year-on-year +11.97% -9.67% +0.70%

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 5,078 4,172 4,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.93% 83.47% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,220 2,510 2,839
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £246
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 200 204
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £36.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -7.81% -
10th Percentile £13.03 £11.77 £14.16
90th Percentile £52.47 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.23 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.67% -12.00% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 -5 46 £443 +15.69% 3
Wiltshire -32 31 £425 - 1
Devon +8 18 £430 +14.67% 1
Gloucestershire -9 12 £400 -15.79% 3
Dorset +3 11 - - 2
Cornwall +3 9 £350 -12.50%
Somerset +1 7 £270 -16.92%
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 37 (25.69%) Windows
2 36 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 31 (21.53%) Finance
5 30 (20.83%) ITIL
5 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (16.67%) Project Management
6 24 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
7 23 (15.97%) PowerShell
8 20 (13.89%) SCCM
8 20 (13.89%) SQL
9 19 (13.19%) Linux
9 19 (13.19%) Active Directory
10 18 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 18 (12.50%) JIRA
11 15 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (8.33%) Windows Server
14 12 (8.33%) DV Cleared
14 12 (8.33%) Migration
14 12 (8.33%) Business Continuity
14 12 (8.33%) Business Analysis
14 12 (8.33%) QA
15 11 (7.64%) Problem Management
15 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (6.94%) Waterfall

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 8 (5.56%) Confluence
2 7 (4.86%) SAS
3 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Appian
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.56%) Office 365
3 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.78%) CloudFront
4 4 (2.78%) Serverless
4 4 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.08%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) Firewall
2 6 (4.17%) LAN
3 5 (3.47%) WAN
4 4 (2.78%) DHCP
4 4 (2.78%) DNS
4 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.08%) VoIP
5 3 (2.08%) VPN
6 2 (1.39%) Network Security
6 2 (1.39%) Skype
6 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.39%) Wireless
6 2 (1.39%) WLAN
7 1 (0.69%) Broadband
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.69%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.69%) FabricPath
7 1 (0.69%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) Base SAS
2 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2017
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.78%) EDRMS
6 3 (2.08%) Power BI
7 2 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (12.50%) JIRA
2 7 (4.86%) ProC
3 6 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.78%) MSI
5 3 (2.08%) AdminStudio
5 3 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.69%) JMeter
6 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (21.53%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.78%) Banking
3 4 (2.78%) Local Government
4 3 (2.08%) Law
4 3 (2.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.08%) Military
4 3 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) Front Office
6 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Analyst
2 15 (10.42%) Administrator
3 14 (9.72%) Change Manager
4 13 (9.03%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.25%) IT Administrator
7 9 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.86%) Architect
8 7 (4.86%) DBA
8 7 (4.86%) Developer
8 7 (4.86%) SAS Developer
8 7 (4.86%) SQL DBA
9 6 (4.17%) Programme Manager
10 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.78%) Business Change Manager
11 4 (2.78%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) LDAP
1 5 (3.47%) Web Services
2 3 (2.08%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.08%) Universal Windows Platform
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) J2EE
3 1 (0.69%) Java EE
3 1 (0.69%) JFC
3 1 (0.69%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.69%) OSGi
3 1 (0.69%) Struts
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.86%) User Experience
4 6 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.08%) NHS
7 3 (2.08%) PMI
8 2 (1.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.69%) ASIC
9 1 (0.69%) CPLD
9 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.69%) Windows
2 19 (13.19%) Linux
3 12 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.86%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.47%) Android
7 4 (2.78%) BlackBerry OS
7 4 (2.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) Unix
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (20.83%) ITIL
2 24 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 24 (16.67%) Project Management
3 18 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 15 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 15 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 12 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 12 (8.33%) Migration
7 11 (7.64%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.94%) Waterfall
9 9 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.25%) Resource Management
9 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.97%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.89%) SQL
3 7 (4.86%) PROC SQL
4 5 (3.47%) Python
5 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.39%) Java
6 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.56%) Degree
5 7 (4.86%) CCENT
6 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.39%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) ISEB
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.39%) MCSA
7 2 (1.39%) MCSE
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) APMG
8 1 (0.69%) CEH
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
3 4 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.78%) PMO
4 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.08%) NIST
4 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.25%) Firmware
3 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.78%) Docker
5 4 (2.78%) LXC
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (13.89%) SCCM
2 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.69%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) VMware
3 6 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.47%) Avaya
4 5 (3.47%) Cisco
4 5 (3.47%) SAP
4 5 (3.47%) Tableau
5 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.08%) Siemens
7 2 (1.39%) Juniper
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle
7 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) Ariba
8 1 (0.69%) F5
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee
8 1 (0.69%) Remedy
8 1 (0.69%) Sophos
8 1 (0.69%) Teradata