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 3 months to 24 June 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.96% 6.57% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 9.28% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.24 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -13.92% -6.89%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 136 97 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 86.08% 70.80% 87.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 63
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 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 24 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) ERP
2 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (46.67%) Change Control
5 6 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (40.00%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (40.00%) Line Management
5 6 (40.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (40.00%) QMS
5 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (26.67%) PMO
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Intranet
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Social Media
8 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
9 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
9 1 (6.67%) Record to Report
9 1 (6.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (6.67%) Meraki

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Functional Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) ERP
2 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (46.67%) Change Control
5 6 (40.00%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (40.00%) Line Management
5 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (40.00%) QMS
5 6 (40.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (26.67%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
9 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
9 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) Dell
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) iManage
1 1 (6.67%) Meraki
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL