Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 66 62
Rank change year-on-year -20 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 2,678 3,149 3,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.84% 3.38% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.93% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,646 2,133 2,365
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £255
90th Percentile £620 £638 £595
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 59
England median hourly rate £24.25 £17.38 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.57% -46.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.31 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.60 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £24.58 £20.21 £32.58
% change year-on-year +21.62% -37.96% +29.69%

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 81,574 80,141 83,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.39% 85.93% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,643 53,829 55,407
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,080 1,902 2,238
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +2.22% +2.27%

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 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -25 1,190 £475 -5.00% 211
South East -7 569 £413 +3.00% 103
North of England -11 326 £400 -5.88% 104
Midlands -2 313 £425 +6.25% 69
West Midlands -1 228 £425 +6.25% 51
North West -19 162 £375 -6.25% 59
East of England -14 146 £425 -5.56% 45
Yorkshire -2 132 £403 -5.29% 39
South West -35 130 £403 -5.29% 31
East Midlands -12 78 £425 +8.97% 18
North East -10 34 £418 -4.57% 6
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 861 (32.15%) Finance
2 606 (22.63%) Project Management
3 553 (20.65%) ITIL
4 507 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
5 462 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 441 (16.47%) Microsoft
7 365 (13.63%) Windows
8 344 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
9 288 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
10 268 (10.01%) Security Cleared
11 258 (9.63%) Service Management
12 255 (9.52%) SQL
13 230 (8.59%) Banking
14 228 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
15 227 (8.48%) PRINCE2
16 225 (8.40%) Linux
17 210 (7.84%) Active Directory
18 208 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
19 200 (7.47%) Risk Management
19 200 (7.47%) Problem Management
20 197 (7.36%) SC Cleared
20 197 (7.36%) Oracle
21 194 (7.24%) Degree
22 190 (7.09%) SAP
23 185 (6.91%) Migration
24 180 (6.72%) Incident Management
25 172 (6.42%) Business Analysis
25 172 (6.42%) Service Delivery
26 171 (6.39%) Firewall
27 157 (5.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 88 (3.29%) IIS
3 76 (2.84%) Confluence
4 69 (2.58%) MS Exchange
5 60 (2.24%) Apache
6 51 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 46 (1.72%) Skype for Business
8 41 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 31 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 25 (0.93%) JBoss
12 19 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (0.67%) CMS
13 18 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.49%) IBM Notes
16 12 (0.45%) SAS
16 12 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 228 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 208 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 157 (5.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 99 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
5 69 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.82%) Open Workbench
7 20 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.075%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.075%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.075%) Windchill
9 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.037%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.037%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.12%) Workday HCM
2 20 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 12 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 9 (0.34%) SAP GRC
8 9 (0.34%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.22%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.22%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 143 (5.34%) Office 365
2 109 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (1.42%) SaaS
5 32 (1.19%) IaaS
6 24 (0.90%) PaaS
7 18 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
8 17 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.52%) OneDrive
10 13 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.26%) G Suite
14 6 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
15 5 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 171 (6.39%) Firewall
2 109 (4.07%) LAN
2 109 (4.07%) WAN
3 91 (3.40%) DNS
4 76 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 67 (2.50%) VPN
6 66 (2.46%) Wireless
7 52 (1.94%) BGP
8 50 (1.87%) Network Security
9 49 (1.83%) Internet
10 47 (1.76%) SSL
11 46 (1.72%) OSPF
12 41 (1.53%) DHCP
13 36 (1.34%) IPsec
14 31 (1.16%) Skype
15 25 (0.93%) Intranet
15 25 (0.93%) MPLS
16 24 (0.90%) VLAN
17 23 (0.86%) SAN
18 22 (0.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (2.24%) Oracle Database
4 51 (1.90%) Power BI
5 34 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (1.16%) MySQL
7 29 (1.08%) Big Data
8 28 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 24 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 23 (0.86%) Blockchain
12 21 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.63%) MariaDB
15 16 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.52%) SAP HANA
17 12 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 144 (5.38%) JIRA
2 63 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 45 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 22 (0.82%) Maven
4 22 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 17 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (0.56%) Selenium
7 14 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.49%) ReSharper
8 13 (0.49%) Subversion
9 12 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (0.34%) NUnit
11 8 (0.30%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.30%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.30%) Toad
12 7 (0.26%) Artifactory
12 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.22%) Ant
13 6 (0.22%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.22%) NCrunch
General
1 861 (32.15%) Finance
2 230 (8.59%) Banking
3 115 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 101 (3.77%) Retail
5 92 (3.44%) Legal
6 71 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 63 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 55 (2.05%) Marketing
9 47 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 39 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.38%) Law
12 36 (1.34%) Back Office
12 36 (1.34%) Front Office
13 35 (1.31%) Publishing
14 22 (0.82%) Electronics
15 15 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.49%) Advertising
17 12 (0.45%) Private Banking
18 11 (0.41%) French Language
19 10 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 567 (21.17%) Analyst
2 371 (13.85%) Project Manager
3 229 (8.55%) Business Analyst
4 186 (6.95%) Change Manager
5 143 (5.34%) Developer
6 132 (4.93%) Consultant
7 98 (3.66%) Business Manager
8 93 (3.47%) Business Change Manager
9 87 (3.25%) Administrator
10 84 (3.14%) Architect
11 77 (2.88%) IT Manager
12 69 (2.58%) Service Manager
13 68 (2.54%) Network Engineer
14 63 (2.35%) Programme Manager
15 60 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
16 53 (1.98%) Change Analyst
17 52 (1.94%) Senior Manager
18 51 (1.90%) Service Analyst
19 49 (1.83%) Support Analyst
20 43 (1.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (3.06%) Web Services
2 72 (2.69%) .NET
3 55 (2.05%) HTML
4 45 (1.68%) Middleware
5 42 (1.57%) CSS
6 40 (1.49%) SailPoint
7 30 (1.12%) XML
8 28 (1.05%) LDAP
8 28 (1.05%) REST
9 24 (0.90%) SOAP
9 24 (0.90%) XSLT
10 23 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 23 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 23 (0.86%) Spring
11 17 (0.63%) LAMP
12 16 (0.60%) AngularJS
12 16 (0.60%) CGI
12 16 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (0.60%) WCF
13 15 (0.56%) Embperl
Miscellaneous
1 288 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 134 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 103 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 57 (2.13%) User Experience
7 51 (1.90%) Virtual Team
8 37 (1.38%) CMDB
9 34 (1.27%) NHS
10 28 (1.05%) PMI
11 26 (0.97%) FMCG
12 24 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 24 (0.90%) Smartphone
13 23 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
14 22 (0.82%) Mainframe
14 22 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 21 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.78%) Fixed Income
15 21 (0.78%) PKI
16 20 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 365 (13.63%) Windows
2 225 (8.40%) Linux
3 138 (5.15%) Unix
4 128 (4.78%) Windows Server
5 78 (2.91%) Windows 7
6 63 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (2.35%) Windows 10
7 60 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (1.31%) Solaris
10 31 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (1.05%) SUSE
12 22 (0.82%) Mac OS X
13 18 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 18 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 17 (0.63%) Android
15 11 (0.41%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.37%) AIX
17 6 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (22.63%) Project Management
2 553 (20.65%) ITIL
3 507 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
4 462 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 344 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
6 258 (9.63%) Service Management
7 227 (8.48%) PRINCE2
8 200 (7.47%) Problem Management
8 200 (7.47%) Risk Management
9 185 (6.91%) Migration
10 180 (6.72%) Incident Management
11 172 (6.42%) Business Analysis
11 172 (6.42%) Service Delivery
12 143 (5.34%) Configuration Management
13 135 (5.04%) DevOps
14 130 (4.85%) Change Control
15 126 (4.71%) ITSM
15 126 (4.71%) SDLC
16 121 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 117 (4.37%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 255 (9.52%) SQL
2 128 (4.78%) Python
3 115 (4.29%) Java
4 108 (4.03%) PowerShell
5 76 (2.84%) C#
6 74 (2.76%) Perl
7 69 (2.58%) JavaScript
8 61 (2.28%) C
9 42 (1.57%) Ruby
10 30 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 29 (1.08%) PHP
12 28 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 21 (0.78%) C++
15 17 (0.63%) VB
16 16 (0.60%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.56%) Scala
18 13 (0.49%) R
19 11 (0.41%) VBScript
20 7 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 268 (10.01%) Security Cleared
2 197 (7.36%) SC Cleared
3 194 (7.24%) Degree
4 79 (2.95%) DV Cleared
5 73 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
8 49 (1.83%) CCNP
9 47 (1.76%) MCSE
9 47 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 46 (1.72%) PMP
11 37 (1.38%) MCSA
12 33 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 33 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 29 (1.08%) CCNA
14 25 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
15 23 (0.86%) ISEB
16 21 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 19 (0.71%) CISA
18 18 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.12%) PMO
2 128 (4.78%) QA
3 115 (4.29%) SLA
4 52 (1.94%) GDPR
5 40 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 33 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.67%) COBIT
8 18 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.26%) IFRS
11 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.11%) COSO
13 3 (0.11%) GxP
13 3 (0.11%) MiFID
13 3 (0.11%) P3O
13 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 210 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 102 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.08%) Docker
5 26 (0.97%) XenApp
6 24 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 21 (0.78%) BitLocker
9 20 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (0.67%) Firmware
11 16 (0.60%) vSphere
12 14 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.30%) NFS
14 8 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.26%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 4 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (3.81%) SCCM
2 58 (2.17%) Ansible
3 50 (1.87%) Puppet
4 45 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
5 30 (1.12%) WSUS
6 27 (1.01%) Nagios
7 25 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.71%) ZABBIX
9 17 (0.63%) SCOM
10 15 (0.56%) CFEngine
10 15 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 14 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
12 12 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (0.41%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.37%) FortiGate
14 10 (0.37%) Kubernetes
15 9 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
15 9 (0.34%) SELinux
16 8 (0.30%) Cacti
16 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 441 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 197 (7.36%) Oracle
3 190 (7.09%) SAP
4 151 (5.64%) VMware
5 131 (4.89%) Cisco
6 113 (4.22%) Citrix
7 82 (3.06%) ServiceNow
8 80 (2.99%) HP
9 72 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 55 (2.05%) Workday
11 54 (2.02%) F5
12 45 (1.68%) CheckPoint
13 44 (1.64%) Juniper
14 42 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
15 36 (1.34%) Palo Alto
16 33 (1.23%) Adobe
16 33 (1.23%) Splunk
17 32 (1.19%) BMC
18 31 (1.16%) McAfee
18 31 (1.16%) Remedy