Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 61 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 3,139 3,087 3,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.39% 3.46% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.11% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,166 2,132 2,200
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £265
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 89
England median hourly rate £20.25 £36.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +43.31% -4.30%
10th Percentile £13.11 £11.91 £11.65
90th Percentile £44.88 £55.00 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £36.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -43.06% +43.31% -3.38%

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 78,362 75,019 81,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.61% 84.03% 82.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,924 50,072 53,427
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,820 2,045 2,486
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.19 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +4 1,668 £500 +9.89% 214
South East -8 545 £400 - 93
North of England -16 333 £425 +13.33% 123
Midlands -4 287 £390 -5.45% 78
East of England +3 170 £450 +5.88% 44
West Midlands -9 163 £385 -9.20% 55
North West -28 149 £425 +13.33% 69
South West +15 132 £418 +9.15% 39
Yorkshire +42 127 £425 +21.43% 41
East Midlands +4 122 £400 - 22
North East -22 57 £400 +6.67% 13
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 1,177 (37.50%) Finance
2 847 (26.98%) Project Management
3 647 (20.61%) ITIL
4 577 (18.38%) Banking
5 569 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
6 523 (16.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 488 (15.55%) Microsoft
8 436 (13.89%) Windows
9 412 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
10 379 (12.07%) PRINCE2
11 275 (8.76%) Service Management
12 271 (8.63%) Business Analysis
13 261 (8.31%) SQL
14 253 (8.06%) Security Cleared
15 243 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
16 241 (7.68%) Management Information System
17 239 (7.61%) Risk Management
18 238 (7.58%) Active Directory
19 237 (7.55%) Degree
20 226 (7.20%) Blockchain
21 223 (7.10%) Migration
22 208 (6.63%) Linux
22 208 (6.63%) Problem Management
23 206 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
24 204 (6.50%) PMO
25 181 (5.77%) Service Delivery
25 181 (5.77%) SAP
26 180 (5.73%) Oracle
27 179 (5.70%) SC Cleared
28 176 (5.61%) 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
1 100 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 75 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 56 (1.78%) Skype for Business
4 55 (1.75%) Confluence
5 45 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 39 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (1.12%) CMS
8 34 (1.08%) IIS
9 30 (0.96%) Apache
10 27 (0.86%) JBoss
11 23 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (0.64%) SAS
12 20 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 14 (0.45%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.41%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.32%) Documentum
17 10 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 243 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
2 206 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 134 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
4 130 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 94 (2.99%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.22%) Simulink
8 3 (0.096%) SPSS
9 2 (0.064%) Windchill
10 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.032%) HipChat
10 1 (0.032%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.032%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 33 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 12 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 11 (0.35%) Elite 3E
5 11 (0.35%) Maximo
5 11 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 11 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.32%) RMDS
7 9 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.29%) SAP MM
7 9 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 9 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.22%) KANA IQ
9 7 (0.22%) Lawson
10 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 152 (4.84%) Office 365
2 109 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (2.61%) SaaS
5 64 (2.04%) IaaS
6 41 (1.31%) PaaS
7 26 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
8 20 (0.64%) iPaaS
9 11 (0.35%) npm
10 10 (0.32%) Slack
11 9 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.29%) Dropbox
11 9 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.22%) Taleo
14 6 (0.19%) GitHub
14 6 (0.19%) Trello
15 5 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.84%) Firewall
2 88 (2.80%) DNS
3 80 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 77 (2.45%) WAN
5 73 (2.33%) LAN
6 64 (2.04%) DHCP
7 59 (1.88%) SAN
8 53 (1.69%) Wireless
9 46 (1.47%) Network Security
10 45 (1.43%) Internet
10 45 (1.43%) Skype
10 45 (1.43%) SMS
10 45 (1.43%) SSL
10 45 (1.43%) VPN
11 29 (0.92%) NAS
12 26 (0.83%) Intranet
12 26 (0.83%) OSPF
13 25 (0.80%) MPLS
14 24 (0.76%) Ethernet
15 22 (0.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (7.20%) Blockchain
2 127 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 51 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 34 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 34 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (0.86%) Big Data
6 23 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 22 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (0.61%) Power BI
9 16 (0.51%) DB2
9 16 (0.51%) QlikView
10 15 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.45%) Apache Hive
11 14 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (0.41%) HBase
12 13 (0.41%) MySQL
12 13 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (0.38%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 116 (3.70%) JIRA
2 40 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.80%) Maven
5 18 (0.57%) Subversion
6 14 (0.45%) Selenium
7 12 (0.38%) Mocha
7 12 (0.38%) SoapUI
8 11 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.32%) JUnit
10 9 (0.29%) Jasmine
10 9 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.22%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
11 7 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.19%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.19%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (0.19%) webpack
13 5 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1,177 (37.50%) Finance
2 577 (18.38%) Banking
3 122 (3.89%) Retail
4 108 (3.44%) Investment Banking
5 103 (3.28%) Legal
6 100 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 84 (2.68%) Front Office
7 84 (2.68%) Marketing
8 73 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.56%) Back Office
10 44 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 42 (1.34%) Law
12 41 (1.31%) Billing
13 35 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 25 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 24 (0.76%) International Banking
15 24 (0.76%) Publishing
16 20 (0.64%) Local Government
17 19 (0.61%) French Language
18 17 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 671 (21.38%) Analyst
2 497 (15.83%) Project Manager
3 312 (9.94%) Business Analyst
4 245 (7.81%) Change Manager
5 190 (6.05%) Developer
6 152 (4.84%) Consultant
7 130 (4.14%) Architect
8 108 (3.44%) IT Manager
9 101 (3.22%) Senior Manager
10 99 (3.15%) Business Manager
11 87 (2.77%) Programme Manager
12 84 (2.68%) Service Analyst
13 83 (2.64%) Business Change Manager
14 75 (2.39%) Support Analyst
15 74 (2.36%) Service Manager
16 69 (2.20%) Senior Project Manager
17 67 (2.13%) IT Project Manager
18 63 (2.01%) Network Engineer
19 61 (1.94%) Administrator
20 56 (1.78%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (4.24%) Web Services
2 87 (2.77%) .NET
3 69 (2.20%) XML
4 62 (1.98%) HTML
5 47 (1.50%) SOAP
6 46 (1.47%) JSON
7 44 (1.40%) CSS
7 44 (1.40%) jQuery
8 37 (1.18%) Middleware
9 34 (1.08%) REST
10 25 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 25 (0.80%) RESTful
11 23 (0.73%) ISPF
12 22 (0.70%) Spring
13 21 (0.67%) ASP.NET
13 21 (0.67%) LDAP
13 21 (0.67%) WPF
14 20 (0.64%) JMS
14 20 (0.64%) Kafka
15 19 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 412 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (7.68%) Management Information System
3 132 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 92 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 69 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 54 (1.72%) User Experience
7 49 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 45 (1.43%) CMDB
9 40 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 39 (1.24%) Derivative
11 36 (1.15%) Equities
12 35 (1.12%) NHS
12 35 (1.12%) PMI
13 30 (0.96%) Clustering
14 27 (0.86%) Credit Risk
14 27 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
15 26 (0.83%) FMCG
16 25 (0.80%) Replication
17 24 (0.76%) Blackberry
17 24 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 436 (13.89%) Windows
2 208 (6.63%) Linux
3 164 (5.22%) Unix
4 131 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 80 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 65 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (1.94%) Windows 10
9 59 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (1.78%) Solaris
11 43 (1.37%) AIX
11 43 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 27 (0.86%) Android
14 25 (0.80%) MVS
15 20 (0.64%) Windows 2000
16 17 (0.54%) VMS
17 16 (0.51%) HPUX
17 16 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.48%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (26.98%) Project Management
2 647 (20.61%) ITIL
3 569 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
4 523 (16.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 379 (12.07%) PRINCE2
6 275 (8.76%) Service Management
7 271 (8.63%) Business Analysis
8 239 (7.61%) Risk Management
9 223 (7.10%) Migration
10 208 (6.63%) Problem Management
11 181 (5.77%) Service Delivery
12 176 (5.61%) Incident Management
13 168 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 157 (5.00%) Programme Management
15 156 (4.97%) Configuration Management
16 146 (4.65%) SDLC
17 140 (4.46%) ITIL V3
18 137 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 134 (4.27%) Process Improvement
20 132 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 261 (8.31%) SQL
2 160 (5.10%) Java
3 92 (2.93%) C#
3 92 (2.93%) Python
4 91 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 90 (2.87%) JavaScript
6 71 (2.26%) Shell Script
7 66 (2.10%) C
8 58 (1.85%) Perl
9 42 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 27 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 25 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 23 (0.73%) C++
12 23 (0.73%) JCL
13 16 (0.51%) PHP
14 14 (0.45%) VBA
15 12 (0.38%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.35%) Ruby
16 11 (0.35%) Scala
16 11 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 253 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 237 (7.55%) Degree
3 179 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 84 (2.68%) PMP
5 81 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 80 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 69 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 65 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
10 52 (1.66%) DV Cleared
11 51 (1.62%) CISSP
11 51 (1.62%) MCSE
12 45 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 42 (1.34%) CISM
14 41 (1.31%) CCNP
15 32 (1.02%) CCNA
16 30 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
16 30 (0.96%) ISEB
17 25 (0.80%) CISA
17 25 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (6.50%) PMO
2 140 (4.46%) SLA
3 108 (3.44%) QA
4 74 (2.36%) GDPR
5 69 (2.20%) MiFID
6 51 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (1.31%) PCI DSS
8 37 (1.18%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.80%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 19 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
12 16 (0.51%) EMIR
13 12 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
13 12 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.32%) COBIT
15 9 (0.29%) P3O
16 7 (0.22%) Solvency II
17 6 (0.19%) Def Stans
18 5 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 238 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 99 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (0.67%) vSphere
7 17 (0.54%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 17 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 16 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (0.48%) RACF
10 14 (0.45%) Firmware
10 14 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (0.41%) HDFS
11 13 (0.41%) XenApp
12 12 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 12 (0.38%) SRDF
12 12 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 11 (0.35%) Apache Flume
14 10 (0.32%) Docker
15 9 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 79 (2.52%) SCCM
2 39 (1.24%) SCOM
3 26 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 17 (0.54%) Ansible
4 17 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.51%) NetBackup
5 16 (0.51%) Puppet
6 15 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 14 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (0.38%) AirWatch
8 12 (0.38%) Ambari
8 12 (0.38%) Control-M
9 11 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (0.35%) Oozie
10 9 (0.29%) Apache Slider
10 9 (0.29%) ArcSight ESM
10 9 (0.29%) Nagios
11 8 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 488 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 181 (5.77%) SAP
3 180 (5.73%) Oracle
4 155 (4.94%) Cisco
5 149 (4.75%) VMware
6 119 (3.79%) ServiceNow
7 99 (3.15%) HP
8 96 (3.06%) Citrix
9 61 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (1.78%) Workday
11 49 (1.56%) NetApp
12 48 (1.53%) IBM
13 46 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 44 (1.40%) Remedy
15 42 (1.34%) CheckPoint
16 34 (1.08%) Juniper
17 33 (1.05%) BMC
18 30 (0.96%) McAfee
18 30 (0.96%) Palo Alto
19 28 (0.89%) Ivanti