Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 67 84
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 139 163 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.30% 2.98% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.59% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 114 113
South West median daily rate £420 £423 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.65% +17.43% -7.69%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £206
90th Percentile £575 £546 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -12.50%
10th Percentile £38.00 £37.50 £35.50
90th Percentile £102.00 £42.50 £42.25
England median hourly rate £24.00 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year +23.84% -39.91% +7.50%

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 5,171 4,542 4,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.53% 83.16% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,193 2,867 3,144
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 188 265
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.79 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -11 49 £450 +6.38% 12
Wiltshire -45 20 £450 -5.26% 9
Gloucestershire +1 19 £400 -8.57% 3
Devon -2 12 £418 +11.33% 4
Dorset +6 10 £475 +5.56% 5
Cornwall -5 8 £350 -6.67%
Somerset -10 5 £328 -20.12% 4
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 (34.53%) Finance
2 46 (33.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
5 26 (18.71%) Project Management
6 25 (17.99%) Configuration Management
7 21 (15.11%) Windows
8 19 (13.67%) Java
8 19 (13.67%) ITIL
8 19 (13.67%) SC Cleared
8 19 (13.67%) Business Analysis
9 18 (12.95%) Oracle
9 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
10 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
11 16 (11.51%) DevOps
11 16 (11.51%) Windows Server
12 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (10.79%) Linux
13 14 (10.07%) Incident Management
14 13 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (9.35%) Change Control
14 13 (9.35%) Scrum
15 12 (8.63%) Google
15 12 (8.63%) .NET
15 12 (8.63%) VMware
16 11 (7.91%) SQL
16 11 (7.91%) JBoss
16 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
16 11 (7.91%) SLA
16 11 (7.91%) ERP

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 11 (7.91%) JBoss
1 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.04%) SAS
4 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.44%) Confluence
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.44%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.72%) Primavera
3 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (6.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.60%) Office 365
5 2 (1.44%) Google Play
5 2 (1.44%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) DNS
2 4 (2.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.16%) DHCP
4 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.44%) Intranet
4 2 (1.44%) Junos
4 2 (1.44%) Network Security
4 2 (1.44%) Skype
4 2 (1.44%) SMS
4 2 (1.44%) SMTP
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) Base SAS
3 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Ant
1 10 (7.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (6.47%) Selenium
2 9 (6.47%) Travis CI
2 9 (6.47%) Vagrant
3 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.60%) ProC
4 3 (2.16%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.72%) Gradle
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (34.53%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Banking
3 4 (2.88%) Back Office
3 4 (2.88%) French Language
3 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Publishing
5 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (20.86%) Project Manager
2 22 (15.83%) Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.19%) Change Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Consultant
5 8 (5.76%) Architect
5 8 (5.76%) Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Change Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Build Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Business Change Manager
8 5 (3.60%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.60%) Process Consultant
8 5 (3.60%) SAS Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Senior Technician
9 4 (2.88%) Server Technician
10 3 (2.16%) Project Change Manager
10 3 (2.16%) Service Design Analyst
10 3 (2.16%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) .NET
2 9 (6.47%) JSP
2 9 (6.47%) Struts
3 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.44%) Java EE
4 2 (1.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.47%) Fat Client
1 9 (6.47%) Thin Client
2 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.16%) CMDB
5 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) iPhone
6 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.44%) PMI
6 2 (1.44%) Social Media
6 2 (1.44%) Wiki
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.11%) Windows
2 16 (11.51%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.79%) Linux
4 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.88%) Android
5 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.71%) Project Management
4 25 (17.99%) Configuration Management
5 19 (13.67%) Business Analysis
5 19 (13.67%) ITIL
6 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
7 16 (11.51%) DevOps
8 14 (10.07%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.35%) Change Control
9 13 (9.35%) Scrum
10 11 (7.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (7.91%) ERP
11 10 (7.19%) Migration
12 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.47%) Risk Management
12 9 (6.47%) Service Management
12 9 (6.47%) Six Sigma
12 9 (6.47%) TOGAF
13 8 (5.76%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.67%) Java
2 11 (7.91%) SQL
3 5 (3.60%) PROC SQL
4 2 (1.44%) C#
4 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.60%) ISEB
5 4 (2.88%) Degree
5 4 (2.88%) MCSA
5 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.16%) CREST Certified
6 3 (2.16%) GCIH
6 3 (2.16%) PMP
7 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.44%) MCSE
7 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) HNC
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) SLA
2 4 (2.88%) PMO
3 2 (1.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.47%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (5.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
5 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) Ansible
1 9 (6.47%) Packer
1 9 (6.47%) Puppet
1 9 (6.47%) Terraform
2 5 (3.60%) SCCM
3 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.16%) WSUS
4 2 (1.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (12.95%) Oracle
2 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.63%) Google
3 12 (8.63%) VMware
4 9 (6.47%) Citrix
4 9 (6.47%) MKS
5 5 (3.60%) Guidewire
5 5 (3.60%) MuleSoft
5 5 (3.60%) SAP
5 5 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco
7 2 (1.44%) HP
7 2 (1.44%) Lotus
7 2 (1.44%) Pega
7 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) BMC
8 1 (0.72%) Planview
8 1 (0.72%) Siemens
8 1 (0.72%) Teradata