Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 59 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Change Management 2969 3643 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.38% 3.59% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.29% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1908 2432 2081
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £288 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £595 £613
UK median daily rate £448 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.04% +5.63% -0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 64 99
England median hourly rate £25.12 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.96% -10.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.59 £16.29
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.61 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% +19.40%

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 74227 84838 82921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.50% 83.59% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49039 56622 53562
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £284 £269 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1977 2365
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 1472 £483 +7.22% 115
South East -7 580 £410 +2.50% 46
North of England -24 319 £400 +10.34% 39
Midlands -7 286 £400 - 33
West Midlands -2 178 £400 - 20
North West -20 158 £399 -0.31% 22
East of England -9 153 £425 -5.56% 29
South West -9 136 £415 +6.75% 7
Yorkshire +31 109 £400 -1.23% 14
East Midlands -18 104 £400 -4.76% 13
North East -32 52 £385 +37.50% 3
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1057 (35.60%) Finance
2 828 (27.89%) Project Management
3 605 (20.38%) ITIL
4 551 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 482 (16.23%) Banking
6 439 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
7 364 (12.26%) PRINCE2
8 358 (12.06%) Microsoft
9 343 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
10 336 (11.32%) Windows
11 271 (9.13%) Security Cleared
12 270 (9.09%) SQL
13 268 (9.03%) Business Analysis
14 242 (8.15%) Oracle
15 239 (8.05%) Degree
16 235 (7.92%) SAP
17 226 (7.61%) Migration
18 216 (7.28%) Service Management
19 198 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
20 193 (6.50%) Linux
21 181 (6.10%) Problem Management
22 177 (5.96%) Management Information System
23 175 (5.89%) Risk Management
23 175 (5.89%) Active Directory
24 172 (5.79%) PMO
25 160 (5.39%) Unix
26 155 (5.22%) Incident Management
27 153 (5.15%) ERP
28 152 (5.12%) Programme Management
29 151 (5.09%) SC Cleared

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
1 127 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 41 (1.38%) Confluence
4 35 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 29 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (0.94%) IIS
7 24 (0.81%) CMS
7 24 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 21 (0.71%) Documentum
9 20 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (0.64%) SAS
11 17 (0.57%) Apache
12 15 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.30%) MS Project Server
15 9 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.27%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 198 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 134 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 129 (4.34%) Microsoft Project
4 117 (3.94%) MS Visio
5 89 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.067%) Simulink
8 2 (0.067%) Stata
8 2 (0.067%) Windchill
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.034%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (0.54%) Maximo
4 16 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.47%) SAP HR
6 12 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.30%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.27%) Primavera
9 8 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.20%) SAP HCM
10 6 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (0.20%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.20%) SAP WM
10 6 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 100 (3.37%) Office 365
2 71 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (1.41%) SaaS
5 30 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
6 19 (0.64%) PaaS
7 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 8 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.27%) Firebase
10 7 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.20%) Force.com
12 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.13%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.13%) BPaaS
13 4 (0.13%) G Suite
13 4 (0.13%) IaaS
13 4 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.28%) Firewall
2 81 (2.73%) DNS
3 78 (2.63%) WAN
4 69 (2.32%) LAN
5 58 (1.95%) SAN
6 53 (1.79%) DHCP
6 53 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 46 (1.55%) Internet
8 41 (1.38%) VPN
9 39 (1.31%) LDAP
10 37 (1.25%) Network Security
11 35 (1.18%) Intranet
12 29 (0.98%) Wireless
13 28 (0.94%) SSL
14 24 (0.81%) NAS
15 22 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (0.67%) WLAN
18 19 (0.64%) NetScaler
19 18 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.16%) Blockchain
3 58 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (1.55%) Big Data
5 37 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 36 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 28 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (0.81%) DB2
12 23 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.64%) MongoDB
14 18 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (0.51%) Hadoop
16 15 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (0.47%) MS Access
18 13 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 90 (3.03%) JIRA
2 33 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 17 (0.57%) Subversion
6 15 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.34%) PostCSS
8 9 (0.30%) Ant
9 8 (0.27%) Bower
9 8 (0.27%) ClearCase
9 8 (0.27%) gulp
9 8 (0.27%) JSUnit
10 7 (0.24%) Maven
11 6 (0.20%) GoCD
11 6 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.17%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (0.17%) Gradle
General
1 1057 (35.60%) Finance
2 482 (16.23%) Banking
3 131 (4.41%) Retail
4 114 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 104 (3.50%) Legal
6 91 (3.07%) Marketing
7 88 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 86 (2.90%) Financial Institution
9 76 (2.56%) Manufacturing
10 61 (2.05%) Back Office
11 60 (2.02%) Front Office
12 28 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (0.84%) Billing
14 24 (0.81%) Publishing
15 22 (0.74%) Law
16 21 (0.71%) Electronics
17 19 (0.64%) Local Government
18 15 (0.51%) Automotive
19 13 (0.44%) Retail Banking
20 12 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 642 (21.62%) Analyst
2 529 (17.82%) Project Manager
3 350 (11.79%) Business Analyst
4 241 (8.12%) Change Manager
5 182 (6.13%) Developer
6 181 (6.10%) Consultant
7 126 (4.24%) Architect
8 107 (3.60%) Business Manager
9 95 (3.20%) Administrator
10 94 (3.17%) Programme Manager
11 90 (3.03%) IT Manager
12 88 (2.96%) Business Change Manager
13 72 (2.43%) Service Manager
14 71 (2.39%) Senior Manager
15 57 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
15 57 (1.92%) Service Analyst
16 56 (1.89%) IT Analyst
17 55 (1.85%) Delivery Manager
17 55 (1.85%) SAP Manager
18 53 (1.79%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (3.27%) Web Services
2 70 (2.36%) .NET
3 65 (2.19%) HTML
4 41 (1.38%) Middleware
5 39 (1.31%) CSS
6 34 (1.15%) HTML5
6 34 (1.15%) JSON
6 34 (1.15%) XML
7 33 (1.11%) REST
8 29 (0.98%) AngularJS
9 27 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
10 26 (0.88%) SOAP
11 21 (0.71%) .NET Framework
11 21 (0.71%) jQuery
12 18 (0.61%) Kafka
13 17 (0.57%) RESTful
14 16 (0.54%) ASP.NET
14 16 (0.54%) Node.js
15 15 (0.51%) WCF
16 14 (0.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 343 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 117 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 78 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 69 (2.32%) Fintech
6 61 (2.05%) Derivative
7 58 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 51 (1.72%) User Experience
9 50 (1.68%) PMI
10 48 (1.62%) NHS
11 37 (1.25%) Clustering
12 35 (1.18%) Fixed Income
13 30 (1.01%) CMDB
13 30 (1.01%) Social Media
13 30 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 29 (0.98%) Replication
15 26 (0.88%) FMCG
16 24 (0.81%) Equities
17 20 (0.67%) Reference Data
18 19 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 336 (11.32%) Windows
2 193 (6.50%) Linux
3 160 (5.39%) Unix
4 115 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 76 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (1.45%) Solaris
8 35 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 32 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 30 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (0.81%) AIX
12 23 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.64%) Android
14 13 (0.44%) SUSE
15 11 (0.37%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.30%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.20%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (27.89%) Project Management
2 605 (20.38%) ITIL
3 551 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 439 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
5 364 (12.26%) PRINCE2
6 268 (9.03%) Business Analysis
7 226 (7.61%) Migration
8 216 (7.28%) Service Management
9 181 (6.10%) Problem Management
10 175 (5.89%) Risk Management
11 155 (5.22%) Incident Management
12 153 (5.15%) ERP
13 152 (5.12%) Programme Management
14 149 (5.02%) Service Delivery
15 145 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 139 (4.68%) Scrum
17 138 (4.65%) CRM
18 137 (4.61%) Change Control
19 127 (4.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 124 (4.18%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (9.09%) SQL
2 124 (4.18%) Java
3 75 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 68 (2.29%) C#
4 68 (2.29%) Python
5 65 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 53 (1.79%) C
7 48 (1.62%) Perl
8 43 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 29 (0.98%) C++
10 26 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 26 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 21 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 21 (0.71%) VBA
12 17 (0.57%) Ruby
12 17 (0.57%) Scala
12 17 (0.57%) VB
13 12 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.34%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.34%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 271 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 239 (8.05%) Degree
3 151 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 87 (2.93%) PMI Certification
5 86 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 71 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 70 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 64 (2.16%) PMP
9 61 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 55 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
11 54 (1.82%) DV Cleared
12 43 (1.45%) ISEB
13 40 (1.35%) MCSE
14 31 (1.04%) CCNA
15 27 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 26 (0.88%) CCNP
17 25 (0.84%) MCSA
18 21 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
19 19 (0.64%) CISSP
20 18 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (5.79%) PMO
2 118 (3.97%) QA
3 104 (3.50%) SLA
4 78 (2.63%) MiFID
5 36 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 32 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.91%) GDPR
8 25 (0.84%) EMIR
9 20 (0.67%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
11 13 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.34%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.24%) COBIT
13 7 (0.24%) P3O
14 5 (0.17%) FATCA
15 4 (0.13%) GxP
15 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
17 2 (0.067%) Solvency II
System Software
1 175 (5.89%) Active Directory
2 65 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
5 16 (0.54%) vSphere
6 12 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.40%) XenApp
6 12 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.37%) Veritas File System
8 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.20%) Docker
10 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.17%) Firmware
11 5 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (1.85%) SCCM
2 28 (0.94%) SCOM
3 23 (0.77%) NetBackup
4 19 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 19 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.64%) WSUS
5 17 (0.57%) Puppet
6 14 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (0.34%) Ansible
8 10 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (0.27%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 7 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (0.24%) OVSD
11 7 (0.24%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 358 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 242 (8.15%) Oracle
3 235 (7.92%) SAP
4 144 (4.85%) Cisco
5 103 (3.47%) VMware
6 86 (2.90%) IBM
7 84 (2.83%) HP
8 80 (2.69%) ServiceNow
9 64 (2.16%) Citrix
10 47 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.41%) Motorola
12 39 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 37 (1.25%) Remedy
13 37 (1.25%) Sybase
14 29 (0.98%) CheckPoint
15 28 (0.94%) SolarWinds
16 27 (0.91%) F5
17 24 (0.81%) Palo Alto
18 22 (0.74%) Juniper
18 22 (0.74%) Workday
South West
Baltimore
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £500 to £530 per day Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
I3
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £500 to £530 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Acensys
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apply Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 months.
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £560 to £594 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago