Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 July 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 49 56 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +22
Contract jobs citing Change Management 3,436 2,137 1,465
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 4.77% 4.05% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 4.54% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,265 1,382 956
10th Percentile £325 £300 £319
25th Percentile £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% - +3.26%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £531
90th Percentile £700 £650 £622
UK median daily rate £515 £475 £457
% change year-on-year +8.42% +4.00% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 48
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £15.86
25th Percentile £14.19 £13.63 £19.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.66
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.91% -17.60%
75th Percentile £46.00 £40.00 £39.14
90th Percentile £56.56 £51.00 £55.43
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £22.59 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.10% +0.40% -16.46%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64,699 47,052 32,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.80% 89.23% 87.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46,177 32,521 21,961
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £448 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,573 1,396 862
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.80 £12.50
25th Percentile £16.69 £15.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate £28.41 £24.00 £22.67
Median % change year-on-year +18.38% +5.86% -1.06%
75th Percentile £53.75 £46.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £59.45 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £29.25 £24.80 £22.93
% change year-on-year +17.97% +8.16% +0.42%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Change Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Change Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +12 1,927 £545 +9.00% 150
South East +22 417 £518 +8.95% 67
North of England +12 416 £500 +17.65% 68
Yorkshire +14 238 £500 +23.60% 22
Midlands -8 223 £475 +18.75% 56
North West +11 171 £475 +4.40% 37
West Midlands -8 171 £475 +24.67% 40
South West +10 144 £475 +1.50% 26
East of England +26 141 £425 -10.05% 35
East Midlands -9 52 £500 +7.53% 16
North East -9 23 £600 +70.70% 9
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 1,519 (44.21%) Finance
2 953 (27.74%) Agile
3 825 (24.01%) Social Skills
4 777 (22.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 684 (19.91%) Project Management
6 659 (19.18%) Banking
7 652 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 512 (14.90%) Microsoft
9 510 (14.84%) ITIL
10 396 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
11 384 (11.18%) Windows
12 376 (10.94%) Project Delivery
13 332 (9.66%) Azure
14 319 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
15 316 (9.20%) Security Cleared
16 292 (8.50%) Incident Management
17 267 (7.77%) Risk Management
18 262 (7.63%) Service Management
19 259 (7.54%) SQL
20 245 (7.13%) Microsoft 365
21 238 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
22 237 (6.90%) SC Cleared
23 232 (6.75%) PRINCE2
24 229 (6.66%) Migration
25 223 (6.49%) Active Directory
26 221 (6.43%) Public Sector
27 219 (6.37%) Scrum
28 215 (6.26%) Linux
29 206 (6.00%) DevOps
30 198 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 137 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 109 (3.17%) Confluence
3 34 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 30 (0.87%) CMS
5 24 (0.70%) IIS
6 23 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 17 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.44%) Apache
10 9 (0.26%) Mule
10 9 (0.26%) NetWeaver
10 9 (0.26%) nginx
11 8 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (0.23%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.20%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.15%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.15%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 198 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 194 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
3 153 (4.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 110 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
5 63 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.058%) InVision
7 2 (0.058%) Maya
7 2 (0.058%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.029%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.029%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.029%) Snagit
8 1 (0.029%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 43 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.29%) Primavera
5 10 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.26%) RMDS
6 9 (0.26%) Workday HCM
7 7 (0.20%) SAP PS
7 7 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.17%) C-CURE
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 332 (9.66%) Azure
2 245 (7.13%) Microsoft 365
3 182 (5.30%) AWS
4 94 (2.74%) Power Platform
5 92 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 78 (2.27%) SaaS
7 58 (1.69%) IaaS
7 58 (1.69%) PaaS
8 47 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
9 36 (1.05%) Azure DevOps
10 35 (1.02%) GitHub
11 30 (0.87%) GCP
12 28 (0.81%) Azure Monitor
13 25 (0.73%) Serverless
14 24 (0.70%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.58%) Azure Logic Apps
16 19 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (0.55%) OneDrive
17 18 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
18 17 (0.49%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.26%) Firewall
2 108 (3.14%) DNS
3 70 (2.04%) DHCP
4 66 (1.92%) WAN
5 65 (1.89%) LAN
6 58 (1.69%) Network Security
7 48 (1.40%) SAN
8 46 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 45 (1.31%) Skype
10 42 (1.22%) VPN
11 41 (1.19%) MPLS
12 39 (1.14%) Wireless
13 34 (0.99%) Internet
13 34 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
13 34 (0.99%) SSL
14 32 (0.93%) HTTP
15 26 (0.76%) BGP
16 25 (0.73%) OSPF
16 25 (0.73%) SD-WAN
17 23 (0.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.15%) Power BI
3 31 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 26 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 25 (0.73%) DB2
6 25 (0.73%) MySQL
7 21 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (0.55%) Tableau
9 18 (0.52%) Big Data
10 17 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 16 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (0.44%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (0.41%) Data Mining
13 14 (0.41%) Qlik Sense
14 13 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 181 (5.27%) JIRA
2 69 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 42 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 32 (0.93%) GitLab
5 25 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (0.52%) Artifactory
7 15 (0.44%) Maven
8 14 (0.41%) Selenium
9 13 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.26%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.20%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.20%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.15%) RSpec
13 5 (0.15%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.12%) JMeter
14 4 (0.12%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.12%) Postman
14 4 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 1,519 (44.21%) Finance
2 825 (24.01%) Social Skills
3 659 (19.18%) Banking
4 319 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
5 221 (6.43%) Public Sector
6 149 (4.34%) Influencing Skills
7 141 (4.10%) Presentation Skills
8 130 (3.78%) Retail
9 102 (2.97%) Investment Banking
10 92 (2.68%) Telecoms
11 90 (2.62%) Organisational Skills
12 87 (2.53%) Marketing
13 72 (2.10%) Front Office
14 71 (2.07%) Legal
15 50 (1.46%) Documentation Skills
16 45 (1.31%) Manufacturing
17 43 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (1.22%) Law
19 30 (0.87%) Local Government
20 25 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 640 (18.63%) Analyst
2 570 (16.59%) Project Manager
3 349 (10.16%) Business Analyst
4 307 (8.93%) Change Manager
5 162 (4.71%) Consultant
6 159 (4.63%) Architect
7 140 (4.07%) IT Manager
8 136 (3.96%) Developer
9 118 (3.43%) Business Manager
10 112 (3.26%) Service Analyst
11 106 (3.08%) Service Manager
12 96 (2.79%) Business Change Manager
13 95 (2.76%) Senior Manager
14 90 (2.62%) Banking Analyst
15 85 (2.47%) Financial Analyst
16 82 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
17 81 (2.36%) Programme Manager
18 80 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
19 76 (2.21%) IT Project Manager
20 73 (2.12%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.11%) .NET
2 35 (1.02%) REST
3 34 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
4 33 (0.96%) XML
5 29 (0.84%) SOAP
6 28 (0.81%) HTML
6 28 (0.81%) JSON
7 24 (0.70%) Web Services
8 23 (0.67%) RESTful
9 22 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
10 20 (0.58%) Middleware
10 20 (0.58%) Node.js
11 19 (0.55%) YAML
12 16 (0.47%) CSS
12 16 (0.47%) Velocity
13 14 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 14 (0.41%) Spring
14 12 (0.35%) JDBC
14 12 (0.35%) LDAP
14 12 (0.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 152 (4.42%) Management Information System
2 100 (2.91%) Data Centre
3 77 (2.24%) NHS
4 71 (2.07%) User Experience
5 70 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 64 (1.86%) Clustering
7 62 (1.80%) Replication
8 43 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 41 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 39 (1.14%) CMDB
11 37 (1.08%) PKI
12 36 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
13 31 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
14 24 (0.70%) PMI
15 23 (0.67%) Equities
16 21 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
16 21 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.55%) Cloud Native
17 19 (0.55%) FMCG
17 19 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 384 (11.18%) Windows
2 215 (6.26%) Linux
3 124 (3.61%) Unix
4 119 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 87 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 49 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 33 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 32 (0.93%) Solaris
11 19 (0.55%) Android
11 19 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.52%) AIX
12 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
14 8 (0.23%) CentOS
14 8 (0.23%) SUSE
15 7 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 953 (27.74%) Agile
2 777 (22.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 684 (19.91%) Project Management
4 652 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 510 (14.84%) ITIL
6 396 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
7 376 (10.94%) Project Delivery
8 292 (8.50%) Incident Management
9 267 (7.77%) Risk Management
10 262 (7.63%) Service Management
11 238 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 232 (6.75%) PRINCE2
13 229 (6.66%) Migration
14 219 (6.37%) Scrum
15 206 (6.00%) DevOps
16 196 (5.70%) Waterfall
17 191 (5.56%) Business Analysis
18 183 (5.33%) Requirements Gathering
19 181 (5.27%) Business Case
20 180 (5.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (7.54%) SQL
2 180 (5.24%) Python
3 129 (3.75%) PowerShell
4 120 (3.49%) Java
5 82 (2.39%) C
6 49 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 46 (1.34%) Bash
8 39 (1.14%) C#
9 35 (1.02%) Perl
10 29 (0.84%) C++
11 25 (0.73%) VBScript
12 22 (0.64%) Ruby
12 22 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.49%) ABAP
13 17 (0.49%) Go
14 14 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.41%) VBA
15 12 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.29%) PHP
16 10 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 316 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 237 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 165 (4.80%) Degree
4 70 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 63 (1.83%) PMP
6 58 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 56 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 44 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 37 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 28 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 25 (0.73%) CCNP
13 24 (0.70%) CISSP
14 19 (0.55%) APMG
14 19 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 18 (0.52%) ISEB
16 17 (0.49%) CCNA
16 17 (0.49%) MCSE
17 16 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (5.09%) PMO
2 169 (4.92%) SLA
3 97 (2.82%) QA
4 63 (1.83%) GDPR
5 45 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.52%) Accessibility
6 18 (0.52%) NIST
7 15 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.32%) GxP
9 9 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.20%) COBIT
11 5 (0.15%) GRC
11 5 (0.15%) ITGC
11 5 (0.15%) MiFID
11 5 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.12%) P3O
12 4 (0.12%) SEPA
13 3 (0.087%) EMIR
13 3 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 223 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 178 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.54%) vSphere
5 35 (1.02%) Firmware
6 32 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (0.90%) Docker
8 23 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 18 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 14 (0.41%) VMware NSX
12 14 (0.41%) XenApp
13 10 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 8 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.23%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.20%) PowerHA
17 4 (0.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 95 (2.76%) SCCM
2 88 (2.56%) Ansible
3 69 (2.01%) Terraform
4 49 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 49 (1.43%) Puppet
5 47 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 38 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 28 (0.81%) Prometheus
8 27 (0.79%) Grafana
9 25 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
10 24 (0.70%) SCVMM
11 23 (0.67%) SCOM
12 21 (0.61%) vCenter Server
12 21 (0.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 19 (0.55%) Kibana
14 18 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
15 15 (0.44%) Opsview
16 14 (0.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 14 (0.41%) Packer
17 13 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 512 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 197 (5.73%) VMware
3 180 (5.24%) Oracle
4 140 (4.07%) SAP
5 129 (3.75%) ServiceNow
6 93 (2.71%) Cisco
7 88 (2.56%) Citrix
8 59 (1.72%) Splunk
9 47 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 45 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.14%) Google
12 38 (1.11%) Remedy
13 37 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 32 (0.93%) IBM
15 29 (0.84%) CA
16 28 (0.81%) Apple
17 25 (0.73%) Workday
18 24 (0.70%) Veritas
19 22 (0.64%) Juniper
20 21 (0.61%) AppDynamics