Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 90 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 117 115 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.34% 2.20% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.65% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 83 126
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £316 £263 £300
90th Percentile £523 £535 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
South West median hourly rate £24.50 £40.00 £45.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% -11.36% -5.00%
10th Percentile £10.46 £30.00 £30.68
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.50 £47.19
England median hourly rate £24.56 £27.19 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.67% +0.70% -10.00%

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 4,090 4,339 4,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.85% 83.04% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 2,804 3,154
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £247 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 205 248
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.40 £14.13 £14.39
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.33
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -6 42 £390 -4.35% 15
Wiltshire +6 21 £425 - 1
Devon +6 10 £375 -9.64% 1
Gloucestershire -2 9 £475 -2.56% 2
Dorset -2 8 £475 +16.21% 6
Cornwall -1 7 £400 +33.33% 3
Somerset +9 5 £325 -7.14% 2
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 49 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) Finance
3 28 (23.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (23.08%) Project Management
5 26 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 24 (20.51%) PRINCE2
7 22 (18.80%) Business Analysis
7 22 (18.80%) Security Cleared
8 16 (13.68%) Windows
8 16 (13.68%) SQL
9 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
10 14 (11.97%) Six Sigma
10 14 (11.97%) Scrum
11 13 (11.11%) Java
11 13 (11.11%) ITIL
11 13 (11.11%) Banking
11 13 (11.11%) DevOps
12 12 (10.26%) Business Change Management
12 12 (10.26%) BPMN
12 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
13 11 (9.40%) Change Control
14 10 (8.55%) Coaching
14 10 (8.55%) Google
14 10 (8.55%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (8.55%) Marketing
14 10 (8.55%) Lean Six Sigma
15 9 (7.69%) JIRA

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 (5.98%) JBoss
1 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.13%) SAS
3 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.56%) Confluence
4 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) ENOVIA
1 2 (1.71%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.71%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (5.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.71%) Google Play
6 1 (0.85%) G Suite
6 1 (0.85%) Office 365
6 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) SMS
2 3 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (1.71%) DHCP
3 2 (1.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) Junos
4 1 (0.85%) Skype
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.27%) Base SAS
4 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.71%) Power BI
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 9 (7.69%) JIRA
2 8 (6.84%) Ant
3 7 (5.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (5.98%) Selenium
3 7 (5.98%) Travis CI
3 7 (5.98%) Vagrant
4 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.27%) ProC
6 2 (1.71%) MSTest
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.85%) Gradle
7 1 (0.85%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 41 (35.04%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Marketing
4 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.27%) Electronics
6 5 (4.27%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Back Office
8 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 2 (1.71%) Military
9 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Project Manager
2 18 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.40%) Consultant
5 8 (6.84%) Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Architect
7 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Build Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Change Manager
8 5 (4.27%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Process Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) SAS Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Business Change Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Process Modeller
10 3 (2.56%) Banking Project Manager
10 3 (2.56%) Exchange Technician
10 3 (2.56%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) .NET
2 7 (5.98%) JSP
2 7 (5.98%) Struts
3 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.71%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.71%) WPF
4 2 (1.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.98%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.98%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.71%) CMDB
5 2 (1.71%) Social Media
5 2 (1.71%) Wiki
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.84%) Linux
4 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.56%) Android
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (23.08%) Project Management
4 26 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 24 (20.51%) PRINCE2
6 22 (18.80%) Business Analysis
7 14 (11.97%) Scrum
7 14 (11.97%) Six Sigma
8 13 (11.11%) DevOps
8 13 (11.11%) ITIL
9 12 (10.26%) BPMN
9 12 (10.26%) Business Change Management
9 12 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.40%) Change Control
11 10 (8.55%) Coaching
11 10 (8.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (8.55%) Lean Six Sigma
12 9 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (7.69%) Process Architecture
12 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (4.27%) PROC SQL
4 4 (3.42%) C#
5 2 (1.71%) C
5 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.42%) Degree
6 3 (2.56%) MCSA
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.71%) APMP
7 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.71%) ISEB
7 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) COBIT
4 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Firmware
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Ansible
1 8 (6.84%) Puppet
2 7 (5.98%) Packer
2 7 (5.98%) Terraform
3 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) Google
2 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) VMware
3 7 (5.98%) Citrix
3 7 (5.98%) MKS
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle
4 6 (5.13%) SAP
5 5 (4.27%) Guidewire
5 5 (4.27%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.27%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.42%) Tableau
7 3 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Lotus
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee
8 1 (0.85%) Planview
8 1 (0.85%) PTC
8 1 (0.85%) Sophos
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase