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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 68 91 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.64% 3.14% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 3.93% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 79
Median daily rate £405 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -4.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £46.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.56% +8.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.51% -  

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 30 £388 - 3
Gloucestershire +3 13 £500 +17.64%
Wiltshire -20 9 £438 +10.75% 4
Cornwall -2 4 £300 -
Somerset +2 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Devon -9 2 £399 -6.17% 2
Dorset +3 1 - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (33.87%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.84%) Finance
3 35 (28.23%) ITIL
4 31 (25.00%) Project Management
5 27 (21.77%) SC Cleared
6 25 (20.16%) Windows
7 22 (17.74%) Active Directory
8 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (12.90%) HP
9 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
10 15 (12.10%) Risk Management
11 14 (11.29%) VMware
11 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (10.48%) Degree
12 13 (10.48%) Problem Management
12 13 (10.48%) Military
12 13 (10.48%) Management Information System
12 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (9.68%) SLA
13 12 (9.68%) MS Excel
14 11 (8.87%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (8.87%) Office 365
15 10 (8.06%) SAP
15 10 (8.06%) Replication
15 10 (8.06%) DV Cleared
16 9 (7.26%) Requirements Management
16 9 (7.26%) TOGAF

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 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.42%) Confluence
2 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.45%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS Project
4 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.81%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Office 365
2 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) DNS
2 5 (4.03%) WAN
3 4 (3.23%) Skype
3 4 (3.23%) Wireless
4 3 (2.42%) DHCP
4 3 (2.42%) VPN
5 2 (1.61%) DMZ
5 2 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.81%) Firewall
6 1 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.81%) MPLS
6 1 (0.81%) PABX
6 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.81%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) Big Data
1 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.65%) OLAP
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Ant
2 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 37 (29.84%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Military
3 8 (6.45%) General Ledger
3 8 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.65%) Retail
5 5 (4.03%) Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.61%) Billing
7 2 (1.61%) Electronics
7 2 (1.61%) Law
7 2 (1.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 23 (18.55%) Analyst
3 13 (10.48%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Change Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Problem Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) SAP Change Manager
6 7 (5.65%) SAP Manager
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.84%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Architect
8 5 (4.03%) Defect Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 4 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.81%) SOAP
1 1 (0.81%) Web Services
1 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.06%) Replication
4 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.42%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (2.42%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Blog
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.84%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.23%) Android
5 4 (3.23%) Linux
6 3 (2.42%) Unix
6 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) AIX
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) ITIL
2 31 (25.00%) Project Management
3 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
4 15 (12.10%) Risk Management
5 13 (10.48%) Problem Management
5 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.26%) Business Continuity
6 9 (7.26%) Requirements Management
6 9 (7.26%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.26%) Service Management
6 9 (7.26%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.45%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.45%) MODAF
7 8 (6.45%) Physics
7 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 8 (6.45%) SysML
7 8 (6.45%) UML
7 8 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.26%) C
2 8 (6.45%) C++
2 8 (6.45%) Java
3 7 (5.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Jython
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (33.87%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.77%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.48%) Degree
4 11 (8.87%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (8.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.42%) CISA
7 3 (2.42%) CISSP
7 3 (2.42%) IIBA
7 3 (2.42%) ISEB
7 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.61%) APMP
8 2 (1.61%) MCSE
8 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CCNA
9 1 (0.81%) CCNP
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.81%) MCSA
9 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) SLA
2 8 (6.45%) IFRS
2 8 (6.45%) IFRS 9
3 6 (4.84%) PMO
4 5 (4.03%) QA
5 2 (1.61%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.81%) P3O
6 1 (0.81%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.42%) vSphere
5 2 (1.61%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) Firmware
6 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.81%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) HP
2 14 (11.29%) VMware
3 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.06%) SAP
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.42%) Apple
8 3 (2.42%) Dell
8 3 (2.42%) Intel
8 3 (2.42%) IronPort
8 3 (2.42%) RightFax
8 3 (2.42%) Toshiba
9 2 (1.61%) Sun
10 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.81%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.81%) IBM
10 1 (0.81%) Northgate
10 1 (0.81%) PTC
10 1 (0.81%) Remedy
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