Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 88 68
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 2,469 2,678 3,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.23% 2.84% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 3.26% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,595 1,646 2,133
England median daily rate £460 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £280
90th Percentile £625 £620 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 53
England median hourly rate £26.63 £24.25 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.79% +39.57% -46.79%
10th Percentile £14.21 £15.00 £12.31
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £43.60
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £24.58 £20.21
% change year-on-year +13.91% +21.62% -37.96%

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 65,985 82,098 80,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.29% 86.94% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43,713 54,993 54,082
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,029 2,093 1,911
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.93% +1.34%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% -4.35% +2.22%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor 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 19 November 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +12 1,006 £498 +4.74% 106
South East +11 501 £430 +4.24% 75
North of England +44 459 £450 +12.50% 77
Yorkshire +57 239 £450 +11.80% 27
North West +28 200 £450 +20.00% 43
Midlands -5 197 £425 - 77
South West +21 163 £450 +11.80% 35
West Midlands -3 145 £438 +2.94% 49
East of England +18 132 £450 +5.88% 24
East Midlands -4 47 £375 -11.76% 27
North East +7 21 £463 +10.78% 7
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 851 (34.47%) Finance
2 521 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 494 (20.01%) ITIL
4 489 (19.81%) Project Management
5 421 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 394 (15.96%) Microsoft
7 361 (14.62%) Windows
8 292 (11.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 252 (10.21%) Migration
10 248 (10.04%) Security Cleared
11 231 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
12 230 (9.32%) Service Management
13 223 (9.03%) Problem Management
14 221 (8.95%) Project Delivery
15 200 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
16 199 (8.06%) SC Cleared
17 198 (8.02%) SAP
18 197 (7.98%) Risk Management
19 195 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
20 193 (7.82%) Banking
21 192 (7.78%) Office 365
22 191 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
23 190 (7.70%) SQL
24 188 (7.61%) Cisco
24 188 (7.61%) Financial Institution
25 183 (7.41%) PRINCE2
25 183 (7.41%) Incident Management
26 177 (7.17%) Degree
27 163 (6.60%) Firewall
28 161 (6.52%) Oracle

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
1 136 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 80 (3.24%) Confluence
3 58 (2.35%) Skype for Business
4 37 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 30 (1.22%) IIS
6 25 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (0.89%) Apache
8 19 (0.77%) CMS
9 18 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
11 10 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.32%) JBoss
13 8 (0.32%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 200 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 191 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
3 135 (5.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 67 (2.71%) Microsoft Project
5 49 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.81%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) Windchill
9 3 (0.12%) SPSS
10 2 (0.081%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.041%) Sketch
11 1 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.041%) Stata
Business Applications
1 40 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 33 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
9 6 (0.24%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.20%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 192 (7.78%) Office 365
2 148 (5.99%) Azure
3 79 (3.20%) AWS
4 40 (1.62%) Power Platform
5 38 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
5 38 (1.54%) GCP
6 28 (1.13%) GitHub
6 28 (1.13%) PaaS
7 22 (0.89%) SaaS
8 19 (0.77%) IaaS
9 18 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
10 17 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (0.57%) Serverless
12 11 (0.45%) Azure Functions
13 10 (0.41%) Slack
14 8 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.32%) Yammer
15 7 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 163 (6.60%) Firewall
2 93 (3.77%) LAN
3 92 (3.73%) WAN
4 88 (3.56%) DNS
5 76 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 70 (2.84%) OSPF
7 69 (2.79%) Skype
8 65 (2.63%) DHCP
9 56 (2.27%) VPN
10 54 (2.19%) BGP
11 50 (2.03%) Wireless
12 48 (1.94%) Network Security
13 44 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (1.62%) SAN
16 36 (1.46%) Internet
16 36 (1.46%) MPLS
17 35 (1.42%) Wireshark
18 33 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
19 28 (1.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.58%) Power BI
3 36 (1.46%) Big Data
4 33 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 29 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 22 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
7 22 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (0.77%) Hadoop
10 18 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (0.69%) SAP HANA
11 17 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (0.61%) MySQL
13 14 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (0.57%) BigQuery
14 12 (0.49%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 137 (5.55%) JIRA
2 38 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 38 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 25 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.32%) Gradle
6 8 (0.32%) Selenium
7 7 (0.28%) AdminStudio
7 7 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 7 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (0.28%) MSI
8 6 (0.24%) Xcode
9 5 (0.20%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.20%) gulp
9 5 (0.20%) JUnit
9 5 (0.20%) Maven
9 5 (0.20%) Protractor
9 5 (0.20%) Subversion
9 5 (0.20%) webpack
General
1 851 (34.47%) Finance
2 193 (7.82%) Banking
3 188 (7.61%) Financial Institution
4 146 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 110 (4.46%) Public Sector
6 74 (3.00%) Legal
7 73 (2.96%) Retail
8 62 (2.51%) Manufacturing
9 61 (2.47%) Marketing
10 56 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 35 (1.42%) Law
12 31 (1.26%) Investment Banking
13 24 (0.97%) Front Office
14 21 (0.85%) Local Government
15 20 (0.81%) Publishing
16 18 (0.73%) Advertising
17 11 (0.45%) Back Office
17 11 (0.45%) Billing
18 9 (0.36%) Electronics
18 9 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 453 (18.35%) Analyst
2 353 (14.30%) Project Manager
3 252 (10.21%) Change Manager
4 182 (7.37%) Business Analyst
5 158 (6.40%) Developer
6 105 (4.25%) Consultant
7 103 (4.17%) Architect
8 95 (3.85%) Business Manager
9 94 (3.81%) Network Engineer
10 86 (3.48%) Business Change Manager
11 82 (3.32%) IT Manager
12 79 (3.20%) Administrator
13 62 (2.51%) Service Analyst
14 58 (2.35%) Programme Manager
15 56 (2.27%) SAP Manager
16 51 (2.07%) Change Analyst
17 49 (1.98%) Service Manager
18 46 (1.86%) Support Analyst
19 42 (1.70%) Senior Manager
20 41 (1.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.51%) Web Services
2 56 (2.27%) .NET
3 42 (1.70%) HTML
4 36 (1.46%) CSS
4 36 (1.46%) REST
5 31 (1.26%) JSON
6 30 (1.22%) XML
7 27 (1.09%) jQuery
8 25 (1.01%) AngularJS
9 22 (0.89%) LDAP
10 19 (0.77%) Middleware
11 18 (0.73%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.61%) React
12 15 (0.61%) SOAP
13 14 (0.57%) Ajax
13 14 (0.57%) ASP.NET
14 11 (0.45%) 802.1X
14 11 (0.45%) SAML
14 11 (0.45%) Spring
14 11 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 231 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 97 (3.93%) Data Centre
4 73 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 57 (2.31%) User Experience
6 44 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 31 (1.26%) CMDB
7 31 (1.26%) FMCG
8 23 (0.93%) Clustering
9 21 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 19 (0.77%) PMI
11 17 (0.69%) Replication
12 15 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (0.57%) Life Science
13 14 (0.57%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.53%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.49%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 361 (14.62%) Windows
2 144 (5.83%) Linux
3 116 (4.70%) Unix
4 112 (4.54%) Windows 10
4 112 (4.54%) Windows Server
5 103 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 46 (1.86%) Apple iOS
9 38 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (1.46%) Solaris
11 20 (0.81%) Android
12 19 (0.77%) Windows XP
13 18 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (0.69%) CentOS
14 17 (0.69%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.41%) SUSE
16 10 (0.41%) Windows NT
17 9 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (20.01%) ITIL
3 489 (19.81%) Project Management
4 421 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 292 (11.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 252 (10.21%) Migration
7 230 (9.32%) Service Management
8 223 (9.03%) Problem Management
9 221 (8.95%) Project Delivery
10 197 (7.98%) Risk Management
11 195 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
12 183 (7.41%) Incident Management
12 183 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 156 (6.32%) Service Delivery
14 144 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 143 (5.79%) ERP
16 122 (4.94%) Process Improvement
17 116 (4.70%) DevOps
18 113 (4.58%) Change Control
19 112 (4.54%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 190 (7.70%) SQL
2 104 (4.21%) Python
3 97 (3.93%) PowerShell
4 82 (3.32%) Java
5 70 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 37 (1.50%) C
6 37 (1.50%) C#
7 28 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 28 (1.13%) PL/SQL
8 27 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 25 (1.01%) Perl
10 16 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.57%) C++
11 14 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.53%) R
13 12 (0.49%) VB
14 10 (0.41%) VBA
14 10 (0.41%) VBScript
15 7 (0.28%) AWK
15 7 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 248 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 199 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 177 (7.17%) Degree
4 100 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (2.31%) CCNA
5 57 (2.31%) CCNP
6 54 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
7 51 (2.07%) PMP
8 49 (1.98%) PMI Certification
9 41 (1.66%) ISEB
10 38 (1.54%) DV Cleared
11 36 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 23 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (0.89%) MCITP
15 19 (0.77%) MCSA
16 18 (0.73%) CISSP
17 15 (0.61%) APMP
18 14 (0.57%) BC Cleared
18 14 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.27%) PMO
2 114 (4.62%) SLA
3 104 (4.21%) QA
4 33 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 28 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (1.09%) GDPR
7 18 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.49%) GxP
10 9 (0.36%) COBIT
10 9 (0.36%) NIST
11 6 (0.24%) GAMP
11 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.12%) EMIR
14 3 (0.12%) MiFID
15 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.081%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 155 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 73 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.93%) Docker
4 23 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (0.65%) VMware NSX
6 16 (0.65%) vSphere
6 16 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.57%) XenApp
8 12 (0.49%) Firmware
9 11 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.41%) ProxySG
10 10 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.28%) vCloud
13 6 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.24%) LXC
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 72 (2.92%) SCCM
2 37 (1.50%) Ansible
3 29 (1.17%) SCOM
4 23 (0.93%) Puppet
5 22 (0.89%) Nagios
6 17 (0.69%) FortiGate
6 17 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.53%) WSUS
8 10 (0.41%) Cacti
8 10 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
8 10 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
9 9 (0.36%) Kubernetes
9 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.24%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 394 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 198 (8.02%) SAP
3 188 (7.61%) Cisco
4 161 (6.52%) Oracle
5 136 (5.51%) VMware
6 79 (3.20%) ServiceNow
7 69 (2.79%) Splunk
8 62 (2.51%) Citrix
9 59 (2.39%) CheckPoint
10 55 (2.23%) F5
11 54 (2.19%) Juniper
12 44 (1.78%) NetApp
13 43 (1.74%) Google
14 41 (1.66%) Palo Alto
15 39 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
16 38 (1.54%) SolarWinds
17 37 (1.50%) Remedy
18 34 (1.38%) Dell
19 32 (1.30%) EMC
20 29 (1.17%) Adobe