Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 88 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 199 195 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.85% 2.87% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.23% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 116 152
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £326
90th Percentile £631 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
City of London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -31.13% -83.87%
10th Percentile £11.50 £15.00 £20.89
90th Percentile £21.93 £16.11 £25.33
Central London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year +23.33% -31.13% -83.87%

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 City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,044 6,037 5,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.48% 88.96% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,818 4,715 4,836
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £681 £675 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 57 50
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -5.75% -

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the City of London

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the City of London

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the City of London

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 103 (51.76%) Finance
2 46 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.61%) Project Management
4 38 (19.10%) ITIL
5 37 (18.59%) Banking
6 25 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (11.56%) Windows
8 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
9 21 (10.55%) Asset Management
9 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (10.05%) ITSM
10 20 (10.05%) SQL
11 19 (9.55%) WAN
11 19 (9.55%) Active Directory
12 18 (9.05%) LAN
12 18 (9.05%) Degree
12 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
13 17 (8.54%) Legal
13 17 (8.54%) Service Delivery
13 17 (8.54%) Financial Institution
14 15 (7.54%) Scrum
14 15 (7.54%) Retail
14 15 (7.54%) HP
15 14 (7.04%) Fixed Income
15 14 (7.04%) Business Analysis
15 14 (7.04%) Investment Management
16 13 (6.53%) Problem Management
16 13 (6.53%) SCCM
16 13 (6.53%) Windows 7

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (2.51%) Apache Solr
1 5 (2.51%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.51%) Confluence
2 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.51%) Apache
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.50%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.50%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (1.01%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.50%) Kondor
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.02%) SaaS
3 7 (3.52%) IaaS
3 7 (3.52%) PaaS
4 5 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.51%) Office 365
5 3 (1.51%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) GitHub
6 2 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Force.com
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.55%) WAN
2 18 (9.05%) LAN
3 6 (3.02%) Network Security
3 6 (3.02%) SSL
4 5 (2.51%) Firewall
4 5 (2.51%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.01%) BGP
5 4 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.01%) DNS
5 4 (2.01%) OSPF
5 4 (2.01%) Wireless
6 3 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.51%) ISDN
6 3 (1.51%) MPLS
6 3 (1.51%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.01%) Internet
7 2 (1.01%) Intranet
7 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) Blockchain
2 9 (4.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.51%) Apache Hive
4 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.51%) HBase
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.01%) Power BI
5 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.51%) DB2
6 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.50%) DataStage
8 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.51%) JIRA
2 5 (2.51%) Subversion
3 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.51%) Maven
4 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.01%) GitLab
5 2 (1.01%) Gradle
5 2 (1.01%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.50%) NUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 103 (51.76%) Finance
2 37 (18.59%) Banking
3 17 (8.54%) Financial Institution
3 17 (8.54%) Legal
4 15 (7.54%) Retail
5 13 (6.53%) Front Office
6 12 (6.03%) Investment Banking
7 10 (5.03%) Back Office
8 8 (4.02%) Telecoms
9 6 (3.02%) Marketing
10 5 (2.51%) Law
11 3 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.50%) Advertising
12 1 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (20.60%) Analyst
2 25 (12.56%) Business Analyst
2 25 (12.56%) Change Manager
3 22 (11.06%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.04%) Consultant
5 13 (6.53%) Desktop Support
5 13 (6.53%) Developer
6 12 (6.03%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.53%) Business Change Manager
7 11 (5.53%) Business Manager
8 10 (5.03%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.52%) Mac Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.52%) Deskside Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Deskside Support
11 7 (3.52%) Deskside Support Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) IT Manager
12 5 (2.51%) Asset Management Analyst
12 5 (2.51%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.51%) Kafka
2 4 (2.01%) XML
3 3 (1.51%) .NET
3 3 (1.51%) Middleware
3 3 (1.51%) REST
3 3 (1.51%) SOAP
3 3 (1.51%) Web Services
4 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.01%) CSS
4 2 (1.01%) HTML
4 2 (1.01%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.01%) jQuery
4 2 (1.01%) JSON
4 2 (1.01%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.01%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) JMS
5 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.04%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.03%) iPad
3 12 (6.03%) Smartphone
4 11 (5.53%) Equities
5 10 (5.03%) iPhone
5 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.02%) Reinsurance
7 7 (3.52%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.51%) NHS
8 5 (2.51%) Tandem
9 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.51%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.51%) PMI
10 2 (1.01%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.56%) Windows
2 13 (6.53%) Windows 7
3 12 (6.03%) Mac OS X
4 10 (5.03%) Linux
5 9 (4.52%) Unix
6 7 (3.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.01%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) SUSE
9 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.61%) Project Management
3 38 (19.10%) ITIL
4 25 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (10.55%) Asset Management
5 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (10.05%) ITSM
7 17 (8.54%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.54%) Scrum
9 14 (7.04%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.04%) Investment Management
10 13 (6.53%) Migration
10 13 (6.53%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.03%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.03%) Release Management
11 12 (6.03%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.53%) Data Management
12 11 (5.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.05%) SQL
2 8 (4.02%) Python
3 5 (2.51%) Perl
4 4 (2.01%) Java
4 4 (2.01%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.51%) Ruby
5 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.01%) C#
6 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.01%) SOQL
7 1 (0.50%) AWK
7 1 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.50%) RPG
7 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.05%) Degree
2 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.51%) CISSP
3 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.01%) APMG
4 4 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.01%) PMP
5 3 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.51%) IIBA
5 3 (1.51%) MBA
5 3 (1.51%) MCIPD
5 3 (1.51%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (1.51%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (1.01%) CISA
6 2 (1.01%) CISM
6 2 (1.01%) ISEB
6 2 (1.01%) MCSA
6 2 (1.01%) MCSE
6 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) PMO
2 6 (3.02%) SLA
3 5 (2.51%) QA
4 4 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.01%) GDPR
5 3 (1.51%) MiFID
6 2 (1.01%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.50%) IFRS
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.53%) BitLocker
3 5 (2.51%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.51%) HDFS
4 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.01%) Docker
5 2 (1.01%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.53%) SCCM
2 8 (4.02%) Ansible
3 5 (2.51%) Ambari
3 5 (2.51%) Apache Slider
3 5 (2.51%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (2.51%) Netcool
3 5 (2.51%) Oozie
4 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.51%) Puppet
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.01%) Matomo
5 2 (1.01%) Mesos
5 2 (1.01%) Rancher
6 1 (0.50%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.54%) HP
3 12 (6.03%) Adobe
4 9 (4.52%) Apple
4 9 (4.52%) Splunk
5 8 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.52%) Cisco
6 7 (3.52%) Progress
6 7 (3.52%) SAP
7 5 (2.51%) Citrix
7 5 (2.51%) Dell
7 5 (2.51%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.01%) F5
8 4 (2.01%) IBM
8 4 (2.01%) VMware
9 3 (1.51%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.51%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle
9 3 (1.51%) Remedy
9 3 (1.51%) Reuters