Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 75 75
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -11
Contract jobs citing Change Management 143 150 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.59% 2.75% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.30% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 115
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £301 £281 £193
90th Percentile £591 £536 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -13.51% +1.73%
10th Percentile £10.83 £29.45 £38.50
90th Percentile £87.00 £42.50 £47.21
England median hourly rate £23.25 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% -12.73% -8.33%

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 4,676 4,540 4,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.80% 83.36% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,906 2,880 3,157
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 188 267
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.79 £12.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -22 42 £450 +5.88% 12
Wiltshire -16 27 £425 -10.53% 4
Gloucestershire 0 18 £450 - 3
Dorset +2 11 £475 +12.76% 3
Cornwall 0 9 £350 - 1
Devon +4 8 £343 -5.52%
Somerset +7 5 £328 -12.67%
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 52 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.47%) Finance
3 38 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (24.48%) Project Management
5 31 (21.68%) Configuration Management
5 31 (21.68%) Security Cleared
6 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2
7 22 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 21 (14.69%) Windows
9 20 (13.99%) SC Cleared
10 19 (13.29%) ITIL
11 18 (12.59%) Scrum
12 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.19%) Java
14 15 (10.49%) SQL
14 15 (10.49%) Incident Management
14 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (10.49%) DevOps
15 14 (9.79%) Change Control
15 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
16 13 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (9.09%) Oracle
16 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
17 12 (8.39%) SharePoint
17 12 (8.39%) Google
17 12 (8.39%) BPMN
18 11 (7.69%) Banking
18 11 (7.69%) Linux
18 11 (7.69%) VMware
18 11 (7.69%) Six Sigma

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 12 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.29%) JBoss
2 9 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.90%) SAS
4 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.10%) Confluence
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.40%) IIS
6 2 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.40%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.80%) Office 365
6 2 (1.40%) Google Play
6 2 (1.40%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) DNS
2 4 (2.80%) Firewall
2 4 (2.80%) SMS
3 3 (2.10%) DHCP
4 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.40%) Intranet
4 2 (1.40%) Junos
4 2 (1.40%) Skype
4 2 (1.40%) SMTP
4 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) Base SAS
2 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Power BI
4 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.99%) Ant
3 9 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (6.29%) Selenium
3 9 (6.29%) Travis CI
3 9 (6.29%) Vagrant
4 7 (4.90%) JIRA
5 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.50%) ProC
7 2 (1.40%) MSTest
7 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.70%) Gradle
8 1 (0.70%) Maven
8 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.70%) Subversion
8 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (31.47%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Banking
3 7 (4.90%) Marketing
4 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.10%) Back Office
6 3 (2.10%) Legal
6 3 (2.10%) Military
6 3 (2.10%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Electronics
7 2 (1.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 22 (15.38%) Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (6.99%) Consultant
4 10 (6.99%) Developer
5 8 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.59%) Change Manager
6 7 (4.90%) Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Change Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Build Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Process Consultant
8 5 (3.50%) SAS Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Business Change Manager
9 4 (2.80%) IT Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Process Modeller
9 4 (2.80%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Senior Technician
9 4 (2.80%) Server Technician
10 3 (2.10%) Exchange Technician
10 3 (2.10%) Head of Digital
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.99%) .NET
2 9 (6.29%) JSP
2 9 (6.29%) Struts
3 4 (2.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.40%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.40%) WPF
4 2 (1.40%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.29%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.29%) Thin Client
3 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.10%) CMDB
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.10%) Wiki
6 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.40%) iPhone
6 2 (1.40%) PMI
6 2 (1.40%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.70%) Robotics
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.69%) Linux
4 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.80%) Android
6 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (24.48%) Project Management
4 31 (21.68%) Configuration Management
5 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2
6 22 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 19 (13.29%) ITIL
8 18 (12.59%) Scrum
9 15 (10.49%) DevOps
9 15 (10.49%) Incident Management
10 14 (9.79%) Change Control
11 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 12 (8.39%) BPMN
13 11 (7.69%) Six Sigma
14 10 (6.99%) Business Change Management
14 10 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (6.99%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (6.99%) Lean Six Sigma
15 9 (6.29%) Release Management
15 9 (6.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.19%) Java
2 15 (10.49%) SQL
3 5 (3.50%) PROC SQL
4 4 (2.80%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) Python
5 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (21.68%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.99%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.50%) ISEB
6 4 (2.80%) Degree
6 4 (2.80%) MCSA
6 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.10%) CREST Certified
7 3 (2.10%) GCIH
7 3 (2.10%) PMP
8 2 (1.40%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.70%) APMP
9 1 (0.70%) CCNP
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) SLA
2 5 (3.50%) PMO
3 3 (2.10%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.29%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Firmware
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) Ansible
1 10 (6.99%) Puppet
2 9 (6.29%) Packer
2 9 (6.29%) Terraform
3 5 (3.50%) SCCM
4 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.70%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.09%) Oracle
3 12 (8.39%) Google
4 11 (7.69%) VMware
5 9 (6.29%) Citrix
5 9 (6.29%) MKS
6 5 (3.50%) Guidewire
6 5 (3.50%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.50%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco
7 3 (2.10%) SAP
7 3 (2.10%) Tableau
8 2 (1.40%) HP
8 2 (1.40%) Lotus
8 2 (1.40%) Pega
8 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.70%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.70%) Planview
9 1 (0.70%) Remedy
9 1 (0.70%) Teradata