Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 22 January 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 46 20
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 +1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 13 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.95% 1.30% 7.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 1.44% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Watford median daily rate £475 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -8.82% -5.56%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £435 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.71% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.43 - £30.00

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 294 347 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.36% 90.13% 87.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 111
Watford median daily rate £436 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Watford median hourly rate £22.25 £17.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.35% +31.48% -57.57%
10th Percentile £17.85 £14.23 £11.81
90th Percentile £32.75 £37.90 £15.55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.74 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.08% -52.00% +74.42%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Watford

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Management in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Watford

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Watford over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Watford

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (30.77%) Workshop Facilitation
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Availability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Source to Pay
5 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) P2P Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (30.77%) Workshop Facilitation
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle