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 3 months to 27 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 54 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1416 1850 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.30% 3.60% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 4.34% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1230 1012
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 43
Median hourly rate £28.19 £26.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -25.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £18.99 £21.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £45.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.85% -20.00%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35940 42624 40649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.82% 82.91% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23765 28550 25665
Median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 953 1201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 714 £475 +5.55% 106
South East -17 277 £425 +6.25% 41
West Midlands +4 80 £425 +6.58% 19
North West -21 75 £375 -10.17% 22
East of England -4 69 £400 -11.11% 23
East Midlands -6 61 £384 -8.69% 17
South West -14 57 £409 +2.18% 20
Yorkshire +7 43 £400 -3.03% 16
North East -22 23 £375 +32.05% 1
Midlands +4 4 £438 +29.62%
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 984 (34.29%) Finance
2 761 (26.52%) Project Management
3 637 (22.20%) ITIL
4 549 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 425 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 409 (14.25%) Microsoft
7 394 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 388 (13.52%) Banking
9 370 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
10 366 (12.75%) Windows
11 299 (10.42%) Service Management
12 277 (9.65%) Oracle
13 267 (9.30%) SQL
14 252 (8.78%) Business Analysis
15 249 (8.68%) Linux
16 237 (8.26%) Security Cleared
17 234 (8.15%) Problem Management
18 225 (7.84%) SAP
19 218 (7.60%) Degree
20 215 (7.49%) Migration
21 209 (7.28%) Microsoft Excel
22 190 (6.62%) Unix
23 188 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
24 173 (6.03%) SC Cleared
25 169 (5.89%) Active Directory
26 167 (5.82%) ITSM
27 166 (5.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
28 165 (5.75%) Service Delivery
29 161 (5.61%) ERP
30 159 (5.54%) Incident Management

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
1 133 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 71 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 47 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 38 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 37 (1.29%) Confluence
6 35 (1.22%) IIS
7 30 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (0.66%) Apache
10 18 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (0.59%) CMS
12 14 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.45%) SAS
13 13 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (0.42%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.35%) JBoss
15 10 (0.35%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 209 (7.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 188 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
3 166 (5.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 118 (4.11%) MS Visio
5 110 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.21%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.10%) Windchill
10 2 (0.070%) Stata
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) InDesign
11 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.035%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.035%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.035%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.63%) Maximo
4 17 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.49%) SAP HR
6 10 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 10 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (0.24%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.21%) Primavera
9 6 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.21%) Sonata
10 5 (0.17%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.55%) SaaS
2 101 (3.52%) Office 365
3 71 (2.47%) PaaS
4 66 (2.30%) IaaS
5 53 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 48 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
8 11 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.31%) Yammer
10 7 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.24%) G Suite
10 7 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (0.24%) SoftLayer
11 6 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.21%) Force.com
12 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 130 (4.53%) Firewall
2 97 (3.38%) DNS
3 93 (3.24%) WAN
4 75 (2.61%) LAN
5 71 (2.47%) SAN
6 63 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 59 (2.06%) DHCP
8 52 (1.81%) Wireless
9 51 (1.78%) Network Security
9 51 (1.78%) VPN
10 47 (1.64%) Internet
11 45 (1.57%) NAS
12 34 (1.18%) LDAP
13 33 (1.15%) Intranet
14 28 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (0.87%) BGP
16 25 (0.87%) MPLS
16 25 (0.87%) SSL
17 24 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 56 (1.95%) Oracle Database
3 47 (1.64%) Big Data
4 46 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 41 (1.43%) DB2
6 38 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 35 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 35 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (0.66%) MongoDB
13 18 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.56%) Hadoop
14 16 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.52%) Blockchain
15 15 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 68 (2.37%) JIRA
2 43 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 23 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.38%) Axure RP
5 11 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (0.31%) Subversion
7 8 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (0.21%) GoCD
9 6 (0.21%) JSUnit
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.17%) Ant
10 5 (0.17%) NUnit
10 5 (0.17%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.17%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.14%) Hudson
11 4 (0.14%) MSI
11 4 (0.14%) SonarQube
General
1 984 (34.29%) Finance
2 388 (13.52%) Banking
3 130 (4.53%) Retail
4 113 (3.94%) Legal
5 104 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 102 (3.55%) Marketing
7 83 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 67 (2.33%) Financial Institution
9 63 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 56 (1.95%) Back Office
11 35 (1.22%) Law
12 32 (1.11%) Front Office
13 26 (0.91%) Billing
14 24 (0.84%) Electronics
15 18 (0.63%) Publishing
16 17 (0.59%) Advertising
16 17 (0.59%) Local Government
16 17 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.49%) Games
18 13 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 625 (21.78%) Analyst
2 483 (16.83%) Project Manager
3 287 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 239 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 137 (4.77%) Consultant
6 127 (4.43%) Developer
7 117 (4.08%) Administrator
8 109 (3.80%) Architect
9 102 (3.55%) Business Manager
10 95 (3.31%) Programme Manager
11 93 (3.24%) IT Manager
12 89 (3.10%) Business Change Manager
13 71 (2.47%) DBA
14 69 (2.40%) SAP Manager
14 69 (2.40%) Senior Manager
14 69 (2.40%) Support Analyst
15 64 (2.23%) Service Manager
16 63 (2.20%) Network Engineer
17 59 (2.06%) Service Analyst
18 51 (1.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (2.61%) Web Services
2 69 (2.40%) .NET
3 50 (1.74%) HTML
4 43 (1.50%) Middleware
5 30 (1.05%) XML
6 26 (0.91%) JSON
7 23 (0.80%) CSS
8 21 (0.73%) REST
9 19 (0.66%) jQuery
9 19 (0.66%) SOAP
10 18 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
11 17 (0.59%) AngularJS
11 17 (0.59%) HTML5
12 14 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.42%) WCF
14 11 (0.38%) Visualforce
14 11 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (0.35%) ASP.NET
15 10 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 370 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 157 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 57 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 50 (1.74%) Derivative
6 42 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 42 (1.46%) PMI
7 41 (1.43%) User Experience
8 40 (1.39%) Fintech
9 37 (1.29%) NHS
10 34 (1.18%) Fixed Income
11 30 (1.05%) CMDB
12 29 (1.01%) Social Media
13 27 (0.94%) Clustering
14 25 (0.87%) Replication
14 25 (0.87%) Virtual Team
15 23 (0.80%) Credit Risk
15 23 (0.80%) Tandem
16 22 (0.77%) FMCG
17 21 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 366 (12.75%) Windows
2 249 (8.68%) Linux
3 190 (6.62%) Unix
4 110 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 99 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (2.51%) AIX
8 49 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (1.53%) Solaris
10 41 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 41 (1.43%) Windows XP
11 33 (1.15%) Windows 10
12 31 (1.08%) Windows 2000
13 30 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.66%) Android
15 18 (0.63%) VME
16 15 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (0.49%) SUSE
18 13 (0.45%) Apple iOS
19 10 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (26.52%) Project Management
2 637 (22.20%) ITIL
3 549 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 425 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 394 (13.73%) PRINCE2
6 299 (10.42%) Service Management
7 252 (8.78%) Business Analysis
8 234 (8.15%) Problem Management
9 215 (7.49%) Migration
10 167 (5.82%) ITSM
11 165 (5.75%) Service Delivery
12 161 (5.61%) ERP
13 159 (5.54%) Incident Management
14 158 (5.51%) Risk Management
15 157 (5.47%) Programme Management
16 152 (5.30%) CRM
17 146 (5.09%) Data Management
18 141 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
19 137 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
20 130 (4.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 267 (9.30%) SQL
2 97 (3.38%) Java
3 75 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 65 (2.26%) Python
5 61 (2.13%) C
6 56 (1.95%) C#
7 55 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 55 (1.92%) Perl
8 42 (1.46%) C++
9 37 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 33 (1.15%) VB
11 28 (0.98%) Ruby
12 24 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 24 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 19 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 17 (0.59%) VBA
15 11 (0.38%) Apex Code
15 11 (0.38%) SOQL
16 10 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 237 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 218 (7.60%) Degree
3 173 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 73 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
6 72 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 71 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (1.99%) DV Cleared
8 57 (1.99%) PMP
8 57 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 47 (1.64%) ISEB
10 39 (1.36%) CCNA
11 36 (1.25%) MCSE
12 35 (1.22%) CCNP
12 35 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 31 (1.08%) MCSA
14 25 (0.87%) CISSP
15 23 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
15 23 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 23 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (5.30%) PMO
2 146 (5.09%) SLA
3 95 (3.31%) QA
4 73 (2.54%) MiFID
5 36 (1.25%) Data Quality
6 32 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 30 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (0.98%) EMIR
9 20 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
9 20 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
10 15 (0.52%) GDPR
11 13 (0.45%) IFRS
11 13 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.42%) IFRS 9
13 10 (0.35%) COBIT
14 9 (0.31%) Basel III
15 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.14%) P3O
17 3 (0.10%) CRD IV
System Software
1 169 (5.89%) Active Directory
2 81 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.84%) Veritas File System
5 22 (0.77%) vSphere
6 20 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.52%) XenApp
10 14 (0.49%) NFS
11 13 (0.45%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.38%) SRDF
13 10 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.31%) XenServer
15 8 (0.28%) ProxySG
15 8 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 8 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (1.46%) SCCM
2 33 (1.15%) Puppet
3 26 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 26 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.80%) WSUS
5 20 (0.70%) SCOM
6 17 (0.59%) Tivoli
7 15 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (0.52%) vCenter Server
8 14 (0.49%) Ansible
9 12 (0.42%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 9 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.28%) Netcool
12 8 (0.28%) OPNET
12 8 (0.28%) WMI
13 7 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 409 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 277 (9.65%) Oracle
3 225 (7.84%) SAP
4 154 (5.37%) Cisco
5 124 (4.32%) VMware
6 112 (3.90%) HP
7 88 (3.07%) IBM
8 77 (2.68%) Citrix
9 52 (1.81%) Remedy
10 51 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 49 (1.71%) ServiceNow
12 48 (1.67%) CheckPoint
13 43 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
14 33 (1.15%) F5
14 33 (1.15%) Juniper
14 33 (1.15%) Palo Alto
15 29 (1.01%) Veritas
16 28 (0.98%) Dell
16 28 (0.98%) Sun
17 27 (0.94%) Blue Coat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £650 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £55000 - £58000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £420 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Harris Global
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day £400-500/day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Eames Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £425.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 7 days ago