Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 69 64
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 224 200 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.24% 3.22% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.67% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 107 171
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.04%
10th Percentile £265 £264 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -31.13% -66.75%
10th Percentile £11.78 £13.50 £19.75
90th Percentile £17.22 £25.08 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -13.33% -31.13% -39.50%

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 6,035 5,447 5,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.27% 87.63% 87.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,799 4,216 4,648
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £304
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.95% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 46 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -12.40%
10th Percentile £12.60 £13.19 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.98 £29.77 £49.13
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.50% -15.20% -9.60%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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.

1 109 (48.66%) Finance
2 55 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (24.11%) Project Management
4 44 (19.64%) Banking
5 43 (19.20%) ITIL
6 32 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
8 29 (12.95%) Windows
9 28 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 26 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (11.16%) Migration
11 25 (11.16%) Business Analysis
11 25 (11.16%) Degree
12 24 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (10.71%) SQL
13 23 (10.27%) Active Directory
14 21 (9.38%) SDLC
15 20 (8.93%) DevOps
16 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (8.48%) WAN
16 19 (8.48%) Fixed Income
16 19 (8.48%) Incident Management
17 18 (8.04%) Management Information System
18 17 (7.59%) Front Office
18 17 (7.59%) Service Delivery
18 17 (7.59%) Python
19 16 (7.14%) Linux
19 16 (7.14%) Financial Institution
19 16 (7.14%) Scrum
19 16 (7.14%) Equities

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 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.13%) Confluence
3 6 (2.68%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.68%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.34%) SAS
5 3 (1.34%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) CMS
7 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.45%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.23%) SimCorp Dimension
1 5 (2.23%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.34%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.25%) SaaS
3 10 (4.46%) IaaS
3 10 (4.46%) Office 365
4 9 (4.02%) PaaS
5 7 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.23%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (2.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (1.79%) GitHub
8 3 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.89%) npm
9 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.45%) Force.com
10 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.48%) WAN
2 14 (6.25%) LAN
3 8 (3.57%) Intranet
4 7 (3.13%) Firewall
4 7 (3.13%) Internet
4 7 (3.13%) SSL
5 6 (2.68%) DNS
5 6 (2.68%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.23%) BGP
6 5 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.23%) Network Security
6 5 (2.23%) OSPF
6 5 (2.23%) Wireless
7 4 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (1.79%) ISDN
7 4 (1.79%) MPLS
7 4 (1.79%) SAN
7 4 (1.79%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.36%) Blockchain
2 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.68%) Apache Hive
4 6 (2.68%) HBase
5 3 (1.34%) Big Data
5 3 (1.34%) DB2
5 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.68%) IBM UrbanCode
3 6 (2.68%) JIRA
3 6 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (2.23%) Maven
5 4 (1.79%) GitLab
5 4 (1.79%) Gradle
6 3 (1.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.89%) Mocha
7 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.89%) Selenium
7 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.89%) webpack
8 1 (0.45%) Subversion
8 1 (0.45%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (48.66%) Finance
2 44 (19.64%) Banking
3 17 (7.59%) Front Office
4 16 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 15 (6.70%) Legal
6 13 (5.80%) Retail
7 10 (4.46%) Investment Banking
8 8 (3.57%) Marketing
9 7 (3.13%) Back Office
10 5 (2.23%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (2.23%) French Language
11 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.34%) Billing
12 3 (1.34%) International Banking
13 2 (0.89%) Law
14 1 (0.45%) German Language
14 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (21.88%) Analyst
2 32 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 30 (13.39%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.48%) Change Manager
5 15 (6.70%) Consultant
6 12 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (4.46%) Desktop Support
7 10 (4.46%) Developer
8 9 (4.02%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (3.57%) Mac Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.68%) Deskside Engineer
11 6 (2.68%) Deskside Support
11 6 (2.68%) Deskside Support Engineer
11 6 (2.68%) Principal Consultant
11 6 (2.68%) Salesforce Analyst
11 6 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.68%) Kafka
2 5 (2.23%) .NET
2 5 (2.23%) REST
2 5 (2.23%) Web Services
3 4 (1.79%) CSS
3 4 (1.79%) HTML
4 3 (1.34%) React
4 3 (1.34%) SOAP
5 2 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.89%) Chai
5 2 (0.89%) CSS3
5 2 (0.89%) Express
5 2 (0.89%) HTML5
5 2 (0.89%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.89%) Jest
5 2 (0.89%) Middleware
5 2 (0.89%) Node.js
5 2 (0.89%) Redux
5 2 (0.89%) Visualforce
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.48%) Fixed Income
3 18 (8.04%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.14%) Equities
5 13 (5.80%) Virtual Team
6 12 (5.36%) Reinsurance
7 11 (4.91%) iPad
8 10 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (4.02%) iPhone
9 9 (4.02%) Smartphone
10 7 (3.13%) Tandem
10 7 (3.13%) User Experience
11 6 (2.68%) Computer Science
12 5 (2.23%) Data Centre
12 5 (2.23%) NHS
13 4 (1.79%) PMI
14 3 (1.34%) Blackberry
14 3 (1.34%) Replication
15 2 (0.89%) EPoS
15 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.95%) Windows
2 16 (7.14%) Linux
3 11 (4.91%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.46%) Unix
5 9 (4.02%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.45%) OS/2
9 1 (0.45%) SUSE
9 1 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.45%) VMS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (24.11%) Project Management
3 43 (19.20%) ITIL
4 32 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 25 (11.16%) Business Analysis
6 25 (11.16%) Migration
7 24 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (9.38%) SDLC
9 20 (8.93%) DevOps
10 19 (8.48%) Incident Management
11 17 (7.59%) Service Delivery
12 16 (7.14%) Data Management
12 16 (7.14%) Scrum
13 15 (6.70%) ITSM
13 15 (6.70%) Risk Management
14 14 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.25%) Investment Management
14 14 (6.25%) Release Management
14 14 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.71%) SQL
2 17 (7.59%) Python
3 11 (4.91%) Perl
4 8 (3.57%) Java
5 6 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.68%) Ruby
6 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.34%) C#
8 2 (0.89%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.89%) C
8 2 (0.89%) Groovy
8 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.89%) R
8 2 (0.89%) SOQL
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (11.16%) Degree
2 8 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.13%) CISSP
3 7 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.68%) PMP
5 5 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.34%) CISA
7 3 (1.34%) CISM
7 3 (1.34%) ISEB
7 3 (1.34%) MBA
7 3 (1.34%) MCIPD
7 3 (1.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.34%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (0.89%) CCNA
8 2 (0.89%) CCNP
8 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) QA
2 8 (3.57%) PMO
3 6 (2.68%) MiFID
4 5 (2.23%) GDPR
5 4 (1.79%) SLA
6 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.45%) COBIT
7 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.02%) BitLocker
3 6 (2.68%) Apache Flume
3 6 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (2.68%) Docker
3 6 (2.68%) HDFS
3 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.34%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) SCCM
2 8 (3.57%) Ansible
3 6 (2.68%) Ambari
3 6 (2.68%) Apache Slider
3 6 (2.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (2.68%) Oozie
3 6 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.68%) Puppet
4 4 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.79%) Mesos
4 4 (1.79%) Rancher
5 3 (1.34%) Netcool
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.89%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (0.89%) Matomo
7 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.45%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (4.46%) HP
4 9 (4.02%) Adobe
4 9 (4.02%) Progress
4 9 (4.02%) Splunk
5 8 (3.57%) Apple
5 8 (3.57%) Cisco
6 6 (2.68%) Hortonworks
6 6 (2.68%) SAP
6 6 (2.68%) VMware
7 5 (2.23%) F5
7 5 (2.23%) SimCorp
8 4 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.79%) Workday
9 3 (1.34%) Ariba
9 3 (1.34%) Brocade
9 3 (1.34%) Juniper
9 3 (1.34%) NetScout
9 3 (1.34%) SevOne