Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 64 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 3,196 2,933 3,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.38% 3.35% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 3.94% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,060 1,866 2,407
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.38%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £258
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £424
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 81 64
England median hourly rate £24.96 £26.83 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -0.63% -10.00%
10th Percentile £14.43 £13.50 £17.59
90th Percentile £49.13 £53.00 £46.61
UK median hourly rate £24.92 £26.92 £27.00
% change year-on-year -7.43% -0.31% -10.00%

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 81,268 74,362 85,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.90% 85.06% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,990 48,946 57,151
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £266
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,241 1,938 2,072
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% - +16.28%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -5 1,540 £500 +5.26% 155
South East -1 629 £425 +6.25% 88
North of England +3 372 £400 +2.56% 88
Midlands +4 312 £432 +7.88% 78
North West +3 211 £425 +8.97% 53
East of England +21 193 £425 +1.80% 34
West Midlands -7 191 £425 +6.25% 52
South West +5 135 £425 +2.66% 24
East Midlands +6 112 £438 +10.48% 25
Yorkshire -2 111 £400 +0.63% 30
North East +1 52 £400 +3.23% 5
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 1,081 (33.82%) Finance
2 717 (22.43%) Project Management
3 664 (20.78%) ITIL
4 660 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
5 559 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 468 (14.64%) Microsoft
7 464 (14.52%) Banking
8 452 (14.14%) Windows
9 387 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
10 372 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
11 321 (10.04%) Security Cleared
12 315 (9.86%) Service Management
13 305 (9.54%) PRINCE2
14 295 (9.23%) Linux
15 288 (9.01%) SQL
16 249 (7.79%) Business Analysis
17 242 (7.57%) SC Cleared
18 241 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
19 231 (7.23%) SAP
20 222 (6.95%) Risk Management
21 221 (6.91%) Active Directory
22 220 (6.88%) Management Information System
22 220 (6.88%) Degree
23 217 (6.79%) Incident Management
24 214 (6.70%) Migration
25 211 (6.60%) Office 365
26 207 (6.48%) Blockchain
27 202 (6.32%) Configuration Management
28 201 (6.29%) Oracle
28 201 (6.29%) Problem 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
1 142 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 72 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 56 (1.75%) Confluence
4 48 (1.50%) IIS
5 44 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 30 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 28 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.72%) Apache
10 20 (0.63%) CMS
11 19 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (0.53%) SAS
13 15 (0.47%) Apache Spark
14 14 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (0.41%) JBoss
16 12 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (0.31%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 241 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
2 198 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 128 (4.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 114 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
5 94 (2.94%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.34%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.19%) Windchill
9 2 (0.063%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.063%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.063%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.031%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.031%) HipChat
10 1 (0.031%) InDesign
10 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.031%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.031%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.41%) Workday HCM
5 11 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 11 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.28%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.28%) SAP HCM
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.19%) ENOVIA
9 6 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
9 6 (0.19%) Teamcenter
9 6 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 211 (6.60%) Office 365
2 142 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 104 (3.25%) SaaS
5 67 (2.10%) IaaS
6 66 (2.07%) PaaS
7 25 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
8 13 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.41%) G Suite
8 13 (0.41%) Yammer
9 12 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
9 12 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.38%) Slack
10 11 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
12 7 (0.22%) npm
13 6 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 165 (5.16%) Firewall
2 112 (3.50%) WAN
3 101 (3.16%) LAN
4 82 (2.57%) Network Security
5 79 (2.47%) DNS
6 68 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 59 (1.85%) SSL
8 58 (1.81%) VPN
9 53 (1.66%) Wireless
10 50 (1.56%) BGP
11 41 (1.28%) DHCP
11 41 (1.28%) SAN
12 39 (1.22%) OSPF
13 37 (1.16%) Internet
14 33 (1.03%) MPLS
15 32 (1.00%) IPsec
16 31 (0.97%) Intranet
17 30 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 30 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (6.48%) Blockchain
2 135 (4.22%) SQL Server
3 48 (1.50%) Big Data
4 45 (1.41%) MySQL
5 43 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (1.35%) DB2
6 36 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 33 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 33 (1.03%) Power BI
7 33 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 25 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (0.53%) Apache Hive
15 15 (0.47%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 120 (3.75%) JIRA
2 56 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 51 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 25 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 21 (0.66%) Selenium
6 18 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (0.44%) Ant
7 14 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (0.38%) Subversion
9 11 (0.34%) Jasmine
10 10 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.28%) IBM UrbanCode
11 9 (0.28%) Maven
11 9 (0.28%) ReSharper
11 9 (0.28%) Travis CI
11 9 (0.28%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,081 (33.82%) Finance
2 464 (14.52%) Banking
3 146 (4.57%) Retail
4 112 (3.50%) Legal
5 96 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 93 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 90 (2.82%) Financial Institution
8 71 (2.22%) Front Office
9 69 (2.16%) Marketing
10 55 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 54 (1.69%) Back Office
12 47 (1.47%) Law
13 43 (1.35%) Manufacturing
14 31 (0.97%) Publishing
15 24 (0.75%) Billing
16 22 (0.69%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.56%) Automotive
18 17 (0.53%) French Language
19 16 (0.50%) Military
20 15 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 627 (19.62%) Analyst
2 514 (16.08%) Project Manager
3 289 (9.04%) Business Analyst
4 264 (8.26%) Change Manager
5 203 (6.35%) Consultant
6 169 (5.29%) Developer
7 138 (4.32%) Architect
8 111 (3.47%) Business Manager
9 96 (3.00%) Business Change Manager
10 86 (2.69%) Administrator
10 86 (2.69%) IT Manager
11 81 (2.53%) Senior Manager
12 74 (2.32%) Service Manager
13 70 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
13 70 (2.19%) Network Engineer
14 66 (2.07%) Infrastructure Manager
15 64 (2.00%) Programme Manager
16 59 (1.85%) Service Analyst
17 57 (1.78%) Applications Support
18 54 (1.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (2.94%) Web Services
2 77 (2.41%) .NET
3 57 (1.78%) HTML
4 43 (1.35%) CSS
5 42 (1.31%) REST
6 41 (1.28%) Middleware
7 37 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 35 (1.10%) SOAP
9 33 (1.03%) XML
10 31 (0.97%) JSON
11 30 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
12 25 (0.78%) .NET Framework
13 23 (0.72%) HTML5
14 19 (0.59%) ASP.NET
14 19 (0.59%) CSS3
15 18 (0.56%) JSP
15 18 (0.56%) Node.js
16 16 (0.50%) Ajax
16 16 (0.50%) XSLT
17 15 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 387 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 155 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 134 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 59 (1.85%) CMDB
7 58 (1.81%) User Experience
8 57 (1.78%) Virtual Team
9 54 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 46 (1.44%) Fixed Income
11 37 (1.16%) NHS
12 36 (1.13%) PMI
13 35 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 29 (0.91%) Mainframe
15 28 (0.88%) Clustering
16 27 (0.84%) FMCG
17 24 (0.75%) Data Structures
18 20 (0.63%) Equities
18 20 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
19 19 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 452 (14.14%) Windows
2 295 (9.23%) Linux
3 161 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 158 (4.94%) Unix
5 102 (3.19%) Windows 10
6 88 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 76 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (1.78%) Windows 7
10 40 (1.25%) Android
11 38 (1.19%) Solaris
12 36 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 33 (1.03%) AIX
14 31 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.50%) VMS
16 15 (0.47%) CentOS
17 14 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.34%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.25%) SUSE
19 8 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (22.43%) Project Management
2 664 (20.78%) ITIL
3 660 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 559 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 372 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
6 315 (9.86%) Service Management
7 305 (9.54%) PRINCE2
8 249 (7.79%) Business Analysis
9 222 (6.95%) Risk Management
10 217 (6.79%) Incident Management
11 214 (6.70%) Migration
12 202 (6.32%) Configuration Management
13 201 (6.29%) Problem Management
14 181 (5.66%) Scrum
15 169 (5.29%) DevOps
15 169 (5.29%) Service Delivery
16 167 (5.23%) Release Management
17 151 (4.72%) ITIL V3
18 150 (4.69%) SDLC
19 147 (4.60%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 288 (9.01%) SQL
2 132 (4.13%) Python
3 121 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 96 (3.00%) Java
5 94 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 78 (2.44%) C#
7 62 (1.94%) C
8 58 (1.81%) Perl
9 43 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 35 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 33 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 19 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 19 (0.59%) VBA
13 17 (0.53%) C++
13 17 (0.53%) PHP
13 17 (0.53%) VB
14 16 (0.50%) R
14 16 (0.50%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.41%) VBScript
16 12 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 321 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 242 (7.57%) SC Cleared
3 220 (6.88%) Degree
4 86 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (2.63%) PMP
6 76 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 70 (2.19%) DV Cleared
8 61 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 60 (1.88%) CCNP
9 60 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
10 57 (1.78%) CISSP
11 52 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (1.38%) CISM
13 35 (1.10%) ISEB
14 32 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 31 (0.97%) MCSE
16 29 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
17 28 (0.88%) CCNA
17 28 (0.88%) CISA
17 28 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (5.04%) PMO
2 144 (4.51%) QA
3 137 (4.29%) SLA
4 76 (2.38%) GDPR
5 38 (1.19%) Data Quality
6 33 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 29 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.81%) COBIT
9 25 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (0.50%) MiFID
11 12 (0.38%) COSO
11 12 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.31%) Def Stans
13 7 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.16%) GMP
14 5 (0.16%) GxP
14 5 (0.16%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.16%) IFRS
14 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 221 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 126 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 20 (0.63%) Docker
7 20 (0.63%) XenApp
8 19 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (0.47%) Squid
9 15 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.44%) BitLocker
10 14 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (0.38%) Apache Flume
11 12 (0.38%) Firmware
11 12 (0.38%) HDFS
11 12 (0.38%) ProxySG
12 11 (0.34%) vSphere
13 10 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.22%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 96 (3.00%) SCCM
2 40 (1.25%) Ansible
3 29 (0.91%) Puppet
4 23 (0.72%) WSUS
5 20 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 19 (0.59%) SCOM
7 17 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.41%) Terraform
10 12 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
10 12 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.34%) Nagios
12 10 (0.31%) Ambari
12 10 (0.31%) Apache Slider
12 10 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
12 10 (0.31%) Oozie
13 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 468 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 231 (7.23%) SAP
3 201 (6.29%) Oracle
4 172 (5.38%) VMware
5 155 (4.85%) Cisco
6 108 (3.38%) ServiceNow
7 89 (2.78%) HP
8 80 (2.50%) Citrix
9 78 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 56 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 56 (1.75%) Remedy
11 52 (1.63%) IBM
12 49 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
13 45 (1.41%) F5
14 39 (1.22%) Juniper
15 34 (1.06%) BMC
16 33 (1.03%) Palo Alto
17 29 (0.91%) McAfee
17 29 (0.91%) Veritas
18 28 (0.88%) Splunk