Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 71 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,179 2,493 2,776
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 4.21% 3.22% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 3.71% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1,636 1,715
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £600 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 84
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +1.71% +41.47%
10th Percentile £10.25 £14.11 £15.15
90th Percentile £54.00 £53.75 £55.88
UK median hourly rate £20.82 £25.81 £24.91
% change year-on-year -19.34% +3.62% +24.21%

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 24,303 67,218 82,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.69% 86.80% 87.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,605 44,669 55,126
Median daily rate £475 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.53% +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 861 2,034 2,178
Median hourly rate £34.95 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.63% +14.29% -10.64%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.81 £11.27
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £21.11
% change year-on-year +47.37% +12.51% -11.12%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Change Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Change Management in England

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Change Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 +44 742 £462 -7.65% 57
North of England -5 157 £450 - 38
South East -9 105 £438 +2.94% 26
Yorkshire +3 97 £475 +5.56% 9
Midlands -4 69 £400 -5.88% 29
North West -11 57 £450 -2.70% 26
South West +15 55 £457 +0.38% 29
West Midlands -1 53 £425 - 24
East of England +10 35 £363 -14.71% 17
East Midlands +18 14 £250 -39.39% 5
North East +16 3 £350 -22.22% 3
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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.

1 642 (54.45%) Finance
2 452 (38.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 279 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (15.95%) Banking
5 184 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 152 (12.89%) Project Management
7 139 (11.79%) Microsoft
8 135 (11.45%) ITIL
9 122 (10.35%) Security Cleared
10 118 (10.01%) Migration
11 104 (8.82%) SC Cleared
12 99 (8.40%) Project Delivery
13 95 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (7.72%) Risk Management
15 90 (7.63%) Java
16 86 (7.29%) Azure
17 85 (7.21%) JIRA
17 85 (7.21%) Windows
18 84 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
19 79 (6.70%) DevOps
19 79 (6.70%) Incident Management
20 76 (6.45%) Scrum
20 76 (6.45%) Public Sector
21 72 (6.11%) Service Delivery
22 71 (6.02%) Service Management
23 67 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
24 64 (5.43%) SQL
24 64 (5.43%) Business Case
25 63 (5.34%) Degree
26 62 (5.26%) Coaching

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 60 (5.09%) Confluence
2 38 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.10%) Apache
4 11 (0.93%) CMS
4 11 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (0.76%) Mule
7 8 (0.68%) IIS
8 6 (0.51%) JBoss
9 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.34%) Appian
9 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.25%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.25%) nginx
10 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 53 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.25%) Sketch
7 2 (0.17%) CATIA
7 2 (0.17%) InVision
7 2 (0.17%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.17%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Windchill
8 1 (0.085%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.68%) Teamcenter
4 6 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.085%) Actimize
8 1 (0.085%) assyst
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.085%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.085%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 86 (7.29%) Azure
2 51 (4.33%) AWS
3 40 (3.39%) Office 365
4 26 (2.21%) GitHub
5 25 (2.12%) GCP
6 19 (1.61%) IaaS
7 18 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (1.53%) Slack
8 17 (1.44%) Power Platform
9 15 (1.27%) PaaS
10 14 (1.19%) Serverless
11 12 (1.02%) SaaS
12 10 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.76%) Apigee
13 9 (0.76%) Azure Functions
13 9 (0.76%) npm
14 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (0.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.07%) Firewall
2 33 (2.80%) DNS
3 23 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (1.87%) DHCP
5 19 (1.61%) Network Security
5 19 (1.61%) WAN
6 17 (1.44%) LAN
7 15 (1.27%) Internet
7 15 (1.27%) Skype
8 14 (1.19%) VPN
9 12 (1.02%) SSL
9 12 (1.02%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.93%) BGP
10 11 (0.93%) Multicast
10 11 (0.93%) OSPF
11 10 (0.85%) Unified Communications
11 10 (0.85%) VLAN
11 10 (0.85%) Wireless
12 9 (0.76%) IPsec
12 9 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 12 (1.02%) MySQL
4 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.76%) Tableau
7 8 (0.68%) Power BI
8 7 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.42%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.42%) DataStage
10 5 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.34%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (7.21%) JIRA
2 35 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (1.19%) Maven
6 8 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.59%) JUnit
7 7 (0.59%) Mockito
7 7 (0.59%) Selenium
8 6 (0.51%) Android Studio
8 6 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.42%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.42%) MSI
9 5 (0.42%) Subversion
9 5 (0.42%) Xcode
10 4 (0.34%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.34%) CocoaPods
10 4 (0.34%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.25%) CA Release Automation
11 3 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 642 (54.45%) Finance
2 188 (15.95%) Banking
3 76 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 37 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.05%) Retail
6 31 (2.63%) Legal
7 30 (2.54%) Retail Banking
8 28 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 27 (2.29%) Marketing
10 19 (1.61%) Law
11 18 (1.53%) Front Office
12 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
13 15 (1.27%) Back Office
14 11 (0.93%) Electronics
15 10 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.76%) Police
17 8 (0.68%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.59%) Local Government
19 6 (0.51%) Billing
19 6 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 180 (15.27%) Analyst
2 156 (13.23%) Developer
3 137 (11.62%) Project Manager
4 99 (8.40%) Business Analyst
5 60 (5.09%) Change Manager
6 56 (4.75%) Consultant
7 48 (4.07%) Programme Manager
8 44 (3.73%) Business Manager
9 43 (3.65%) Architect
9 43 (3.65%) Java Developer
10 40 (3.39%) Network Engineer
11 31 (2.63%) Business Change Manager
12 27 (2.29%) IT Manager
13 25 (2.12%) Infrastructure Manager
14 23 (1.95%) Senior Network Engineer
14 23 (1.95%) Transformation Manager
15 20 (1.70%) Administrator
15 20 (1.70%) Data Analyst
15 20 (1.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 19 (1.61%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.90%) Spring Boot
2 34 (2.88%) Spring
3 26 (2.21%) .NET
4 25 (2.12%) Node.js
4 25 (2.12%) React
5 24 (2.04%) Web Services
6 23 (1.95%) AngularJS
7 22 (1.87%) CSS
7 22 (1.87%) HTML
8 20 (1.70%) Spring Cloud
9 18 (1.53%) REST
10 15 (1.27%) JSON
11 13 (1.10%) XML
12 12 (1.02%) Redux
13 11 (0.93%) RxJS
14 10 (0.85%) Kafka
14 10 (0.85%) LDAP
14 10 (0.85%) Middleware
15 9 (0.76%) SOAP
15 9 (0.76%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.16%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.14%) User Experience
4 35 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 22 (1.87%) NHS
6 21 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.36%) CMDB
9 15 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.10%) Replication
12 10 (0.85%) Credit Risk
12 10 (0.85%) IVR
13 9 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.68%) DataPower
14 8 (0.68%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.59%) EMC VMAX
15 7 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 85 (7.21%) Windows
2 51 (4.33%) Linux
3 29 (2.46%) Unix
4 22 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 17 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.27%) Android
8 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.42%) CentOS
12 5 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) AIX
13 3 (0.25%) zOS
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.085%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (38.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 279 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 152 (12.89%) Project Management
5 135 (11.45%) ITIL
6 118 (10.01%) Migration
7 99 (8.40%) Project Delivery
8 95 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
9 91 (7.72%) Risk Management
10 79 (6.70%) DevOps
10 79 (6.70%) Incident Management
11 76 (6.45%) Scrum
12 72 (6.11%) Service Delivery
13 71 (6.02%) Service Management
14 67 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 64 (5.43%) Business Case
16 62 (5.26%) Coaching
17 60 (5.09%) Configuration Management
18 58 (4.92%) PRINCE2
18 58 (4.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (7.63%) Java
2 64 (5.43%) SQL
3 38 (3.22%) Python
4 37 (3.14%) Java 8
5 35 (2.97%) PowerShell
6 29 (2.46%) C#
6 29 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 19 (1.61%) C
8 16 (1.36%) TypeScript
9 14 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.10%) ES6
11 10 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.85%) VB
11 10 (0.85%) VBScript
12 9 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.68%) C++
13 8 (0.68%) Kotlin
13 8 (0.68%) VBA
14 6 (0.51%) Ruby
15 5 (0.42%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 122 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 104 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 63 (5.34%) Degree
4 39 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (3.05%) CCNP
6 21 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.53%) CCNA
9 16 (1.36%) CCIE
10 15 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.02%) PMP
12 11 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (0.85%) CISSP
14 8 (0.68%) APMG
14 8 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (0.68%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.68%) MCSE
15 7 (0.59%) ISEB
15 7 (0.59%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.07%) SLA
2 36 (3.05%) PMO
3 27 (2.29%) QA
4 18 (1.53%) GDPR
5 16 (1.36%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.93%) PSD2
7 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.34%) NCSC
8 4 (0.34%) NIST
9 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.17%) COREP
9 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.17%) EMIR
9 2 (0.17%) FINREP
9 2 (0.17%) GxP
9 2 (0.17%) IFRS
9 2 (0.17%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.085%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.61%) Docker
4 14 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.76%) VMware NSX
6 7 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.42%) vSphere
8 5 (0.42%) XenApp
9 4 (0.34%) KVM
9 4 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
9 4 (0.34%) Xen
9 4 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.085%) Firmware
12 1 (0.085%) NFS
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 23 (1.95%) Ansible
2 17 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.19%) Terraform
4 13 (1.10%) Puppet
5 11 (0.93%) SCCM
6 10 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.59%) SCOM
8 7 (0.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 6 (0.51%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.42%) Foglight
10 5 (0.42%) vRealize
11 4 (0.34%) Nagios
11 4 (0.34%) Nessus
11 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.25%) ArcSight ESM
12 3 (0.25%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
12 3 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 139 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.17%) Cisco
3 51 (4.33%) VMware
4 48 (4.07%) Oracle
5 35 (2.97%) SAP
6 34 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 29 (2.46%) Splunk
8 26 (2.21%) IBM
9 19 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.44%) AppDynamics
10 17 (1.44%) Citrix
11 16 (1.36%) F5
11 16 (1.36%) HP
11 16 (1.36%) Juniper
12 13 (1.10%) Dell
13 11 (0.93%) Palo Alto
13 11 (0.93%) Remedy
14 10 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (0.85%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.85%) EMC