Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 64 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 3,197 2,907 3,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.45% 3.41% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 4.03% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,152 1,925 2,237
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% -1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £273 £263
90th Percentile £650 £623 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 70
England median hourly rate £21.33 £29.96 £22.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.82% +31.58% -28.84%
10th Percentile £13.68 £13.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.03 £55.63 £65.15
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -28.33% +30.43% -28.13%

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 79,443 72,046 81,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.77% 84.55% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,810 47,678 54,210
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,049 1,933 2,213
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.47
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.34%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -3 1,662 £500 +5.26% 166
South East -11 581 £425 +2.97% 77
North of England -11 347 £400 +13.31% 87
Midlands -7 290 £401 -2.73% 62
East of England +23 194 £450 +12.50% 45
North West -7 174 £425 +21.43% 47
West Midlands -10 167 £400 -5.88% 51
East Midlands +1 116 £400 - 11
South West 0 104 £415 +0.61% 32
Yorkshire -7 98 £400 +3.23% 36
North East +1 75 £381 +8.93% 4
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1,111 (34.75%) Finance
2 776 (24.27%) Project Management
3 687 (21.49%) ITIL
4 631 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
5 569 (17.80%) Banking
6 542 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 498 (15.58%) Microsoft
8 434 (13.58%) Windows
9 421 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
10 397 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
11 342 (10.70%) PRINCE2
12 329 (10.29%) Security Cleared
13 299 (9.35%) Service Management
14 278 (8.70%) Linux
15 265 (8.29%) SQL
16 264 (8.26%) Management Information System
17 256 (8.01%) Blockchain
18 254 (7.94%) Business Analysis
19 253 (7.91%) Active Directory
20 248 (7.76%) SC Cleared
21 242 (7.57%) Risk Management
22 232 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
23 223 (6.98%) Migration
24 215 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
25 212 (6.63%) Degree
26 211 (6.60%) Problem Management
27 209 (6.54%) Configuration Management
28 208 (6.51%) PMO
29 198 (6.19%) Office 365
30 197 (6.16%) SAP

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
1 126 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 83 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 61 (1.91%) Confluence
4 53 (1.66%) Skype for Business
5 29 (0.91%) IIS
6 25 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 24 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (0.69%) CMS
8 22 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.59%) Apache
10 19 (0.59%) SAS
11 18 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 18 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.25%) JBoss
15 7 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 232 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
2 215 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 146 (4.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 129 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
5 114 (3.57%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.25%) Windchill
8 5 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.063%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.063%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.063%) HipChat
9 2 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.063%) Simulink
9 2 (0.063%) SPSS
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.031%) InDesign
10 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.031%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 25 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.41%) RMDS
5 10 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.25%) Elite 3E
7 8 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
8 7 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.19%) SAP HCM
9 6 (0.19%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.19%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 198 (6.19%) Office 365
2 124 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (3.41%) SaaS
4 87 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 82 (2.56%) IaaS
6 76 (2.38%) PaaS
7 20 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 19 (0.59%) Slack
9 13 (0.41%) npm
10 12 (0.38%) G Suite
11 11 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.34%) Yammer
12 8 (0.25%) Dropbox
12 8 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
13 7 (0.22%) Bluemix
13 7 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.22%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.19%) Boomi
14 6 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.13%) Firewall
2 101 (3.16%) WAN
3 86 (2.69%) DNS
4 85 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 84 (2.63%) LAN
6 76 (2.38%) Network Security
7 63 (1.97%) SAN
8 56 (1.75%) VPN
9 55 (1.72%) SSL
10 51 (1.60%) Wireless
11 47 (1.47%) DHCP
12 40 (1.25%) Internet
13 39 (1.22%) SMS
14 38 (1.19%) Skype
15 34 (1.06%) BGP
16 31 (0.97%) Intranet
17 28 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
18 27 (0.84%) IPsec
19 26 (0.81%) NAS
19 26 (0.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (8.01%) Blockchain
2 113 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 39 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (1.19%) DB2
5 37 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 35 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 33 (1.03%) MySQL
8 31 (0.97%) Big Data
8 31 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 30 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (0.69%) Apache Hive
12 21 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (0.59%) HBase
13 19 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (0.53%) Power BI
15 16 (0.50%) QlikView
16 15 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 129 (4.04%) JIRA
2 54 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 46 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 23 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 16 (0.50%) Jasmine
5 16 (0.50%) Maven
5 16 (0.50%) Selenium
5 16 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 12 (0.38%) Mocha
7 12 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (0.34%) Subversion
9 9 (0.28%) IBM UrbanCode
9 9 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (0.25%) webpack
11 7 (0.22%) ClearQuest
11 7 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 1,111 (34.75%) Finance
2 569 (17.80%) Banking
3 152 (4.75%) Retail
4 110 (3.44%) Legal
5 102 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 97 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 81 (2.53%) Front Office
8 70 (2.19%) Marketing
9 56 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 53 (1.66%) Back Office
11 50 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 50 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 38 (1.19%) Law
13 36 (1.13%) Billing
14 35 (1.09%) Publishing
15 29 (0.91%) Military
16 23 (0.72%) French Language
16 23 (0.72%) International Banking
16 23 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 659 (20.61%) Analyst
2 520 (16.27%) Project Manager
3 305 (9.54%) Business Analyst
4 248 (7.76%) Change Manager
5 177 (5.54%) Consultant
6 167 (5.22%) Developer
7 132 (4.13%) Architect
8 102 (3.19%) Business Manager
9 98 (3.07%) IT Manager
10 87 (2.72%) Senior Manager
11 85 (2.66%) Business Change Manager
12 84 (2.63%) Programme Manager
13 71 (2.22%) Service Analyst
14 69 (2.16%) Administrator
15 66 (2.06%) Service Manager
16 65 (2.03%) Network Engineer
17 63 (1.97%) Support Analyst
18 59 (1.85%) IT Project Manager
18 59 (1.85%) Senior Project Manager
19 57 (1.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (3.07%) Web Services
2 85 (2.66%) .NET
3 48 (1.50%) XML
4 46 (1.44%) HTML
5 45 (1.41%) REST
5 45 (1.41%) SOAP
6 42 (1.31%) JSON
7 41 (1.28%) AngularJS
8 39 (1.22%) CSS
9 28 (0.88%) HTML5
9 28 (0.88%) Middleware
10 25 (0.78%) CSS3
10 25 (0.78%) RESTful
11 22 (0.69%) ISPF
11 22 (0.69%) jQuery
12 19 (0.59%) ASP.NET
12 19 (0.59%) WPF
13 18 (0.56%) .NET Framework
13 18 (0.56%) Node.js
14 17 (0.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 421 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 145 (4.54%) Data Centre
4 114 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 75 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 71 (2.22%) User Experience
7 66 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 60 (1.88%) CMDB
9 50 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 45 (1.41%) Fixed Income
11 40 (1.25%) PMI
12 37 (1.16%) NHS
13 30 (0.94%) Clustering
13 30 (0.94%) Equities
14 29 (0.91%) FMCG
15 26 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
15 26 (0.81%) Mobile App
16 23 (0.72%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.72%) Derivative
17 21 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 434 (13.58%) Windows
2 278 (8.70%) Linux
3 154 (4.82%) Unix
4 131 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 100 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 90 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (1.94%) Windows 7
10 46 (1.44%) AIX
11 42 (1.31%) Solaris
12 41 (1.28%) Android
13 31 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 25 (0.78%) MVS
14 25 (0.78%) VMS
14 25 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.50%) HPUX
15 16 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (0.47%) VME
17 11 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (24.27%) Project Management
2 687 (21.49%) ITIL
3 631 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
4 542 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 397 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
6 342 (10.70%) PRINCE2
7 299 (9.35%) Service Management
8 254 (7.94%) Business Analysis
9 242 (7.57%) Risk Management
10 223 (6.98%) Migration
11 211 (6.60%) Problem Management
12 209 (6.54%) Configuration Management
13 191 (5.97%) Incident Management
14 172 (5.38%) Release Management
15 162 (5.07%) Service Delivery
16 161 (5.04%) Programme Management
17 154 (4.82%) ITIL V3
18 152 (4.75%) Scrum
19 151 (4.72%) SDLC
20 143 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (8.29%) SQL
2 131 (4.10%) PowerShell
3 126 (3.94%) Python
4 115 (3.60%) Java
5 90 (2.82%) C
6 89 (2.78%) C#
7 88 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 60 (1.88%) Shell Script
9 52 (1.63%) Perl
10 50 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 29 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 23 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 22 (0.69%) JCL
14 20 (0.63%) C++
15 19 (0.59%) VBA
16 15 (0.47%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.44%) PHP
18 12 (0.38%) VB
19 11 (0.34%) MATLAB
20 10 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 329 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 248 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 212 (6.63%) Degree
4 91 (2.85%) PMP
5 89 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 78 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 71 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 70 (2.19%) CISSP
8 70 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 66 (2.06%) DV Cleared
10 59 (1.85%) CISM
10 59 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (1.63%) CCNP
12 41 (1.28%) ISEB
13 39 (1.22%) CISA
14 33 (1.03%) MCSE
15 28 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 27 (0.84%) CCNA
17 23 (0.72%) CCIE
17 23 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (6.51%) PMO
2 147 (4.60%) SLA
3 138 (4.32%) QA
4 89 (2.78%) GDPR
5 46 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 38 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (1.06%) MiFID
8 33 (1.03%) Data Quality
8 33 (1.03%) ISO 9001
9 29 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 18 (0.56%) COBIT
12 15 (0.47%) Def Stans
13 14 (0.44%) EMIR
13 14 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 13 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
15 11 (0.34%) COSO
16 5 (0.16%) GxP
16 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 253 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 121 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (0.72%) XenApp
5 23 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 22 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (0.56%) Apache Flume
8 18 (0.56%) Firmware
8 18 (0.56%) HDFS
9 17 (0.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 16 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 16 (0.50%) Docker
10 16 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 15 (0.47%) RACF
12 14 (0.44%) vSphere
13 8 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 80 (2.50%) SCCM
2 32 (1.00%) SCOM
3 23 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 21 (0.66%) Puppet
5 17 (0.53%) Ambari
6 16 (0.50%) ArcSight ESM
6 16 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
6 16 (0.50%) Oozie
6 16 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (0.47%) Ansible
7 15 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 14 (0.44%) Apache Slider
8 14 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.38%) SCOrch
10 11 (0.34%) Nagios
11 10 (0.31%) AirWatch
11 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 498 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 197 (6.16%) SAP
3 177 (5.54%) Cisco
4 167 (5.22%) Oracle
4 167 (5.22%) VMware
5 114 (3.57%) HP
6 105 (3.28%) ServiceNow
7 83 (2.60%) Citrix
8 59 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 47 (1.47%) IBM
10 46 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.31%) NetApp
11 42 (1.31%) Remedy
12 39 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 34 (1.06%) Dell
14 29 (0.91%) BMC
14 29 (0.91%) F5
14 29 (0.91%) Palo Alto
15 27 (0.84%) ArcSight
15 27 (0.84%) EMC