Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 April 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 72 96
Rank change year-on-year +18 +24 -23
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,036 741 1,158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.65% 3.21% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 3.64% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 530 706
10th Percentile £300 £346 £313
25th Percentile £400 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £486 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.31% -2.75% -
75th Percentile £550 £575 £600
90th Percentile £650 £650 £688
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
10th Percentile £38.40 £21.40 £14.50
25th Percentile £41.25 £32.50 "
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.99% +156.67% -
75th Percentile £71.25 £40.30 £34.11
90th Percentile £81.00 £54.10 £39.63
England median hourly rate £24.00 £23.16 £27.43
% change year-on-year +3.63% -15.56% +28.62%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 19,890 20,366 37,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 89.35% 88.13% 89.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,278 14,662 27,223
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
25th Percentile £425 £413 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £520 £513
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.46% +2.50%
75th Percentile £623 £613 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 262 361
10th Percentile £16.41 £13.53 £12.50
25th Percentile £22.00 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate £32.85 £26.49 £23.13
Median % change year-on-year +24.01% +14.53% +2.80%
75th Percentile £52.25 £47.83 £38.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £63.00 £51.05
England median hourly rate £25.50 £21.32 £22.50
% change year-on-year +19.61% -5.24% +4.65%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in London

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Change Management in London

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Change Management in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Change Management in London

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Change Management in London

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Change Management in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Change Management in London

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 April 2021. 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
Central London +6 90 £525 +2.94% 29
West London +5 18 £563 +32.35% 16
South London +44 5 £463 +12.12% 5
East London +8 3 £465 +3.33% 6
North London +6 1 - - 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 586 (56.56%) Finance
2 391 (37.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 317 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
4 191 (18.44%) Banking
5 172 (16.60%) Project Management
6 145 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 114 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
8 108 (10.42%) Java
9 104 (10.04%) Microsoft
10 101 (9.75%) ITIL
11 93 (8.98%) Azure
11 93 (8.98%) Project Delivery
12 87 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
13 86 (8.30%) JIRA
14 85 (8.20%) Security Cleared
14 85 (8.20%) SQL
15 84 (8.11%) Python
16 83 (8.01%) AWS
17 80 (7.72%) SC Cleared
18 74 (7.14%) DevOps
19 70 (6.76%) Microsoft 365
20 67 (6.47%) Incident Management
21 66 (6.37%) Linux
22 65 (6.27%) Windows
23 63 (6.08%) Migration
24 62 (5.98%) Risk Management
25 60 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
26 58 (5.60%) Decision-Making
27 57 (5.50%) Microservices
28 56 (5.41%) Business Analysis

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 46 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.96%) Confluence
3 16 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (1.35%) IIS
5 10 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (0.77%) CMS
7 6 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.48%) SAS
9 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.29%) Apache
10 3 (0.29%) Appian
11 2 (0.19%) JBoss
11 2 (0.19%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.097%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.097%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.097%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.19%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.097%) InVision
6 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.097%) Eikon
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.097%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 93 (8.98%) Azure
2 83 (8.01%) AWS
3 70 (6.76%) Microsoft 365
4 38 (3.67%) Power Platform
5 19 (1.83%) GCP
5 19 (1.83%) GitHub
6 18 (1.74%) SaaS
7 15 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 10 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
11 9 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 8 (0.77%) IaaS
13 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.68%) PaaS
13 7 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.25%) Firewall
2 22 (2.12%) HTTP
2 22 (2.12%) Multicast
3 18 (1.74%) DNS
4 14 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.16%) DHCP
6 11 (1.06%) MPLS
6 11 (1.06%) Network Security
6 11 (1.06%) WAN
7 10 (0.97%) BGP
7 10 (0.97%) OSPF
7 10 (0.97%) VPN
7 10 (0.97%) Wireshark
8 9 (0.87%) Skype
9 8 (0.77%) EIGRP
9 8 (0.77%) Internet
9 8 (0.77%) LAN
10 6 (0.58%) DWDM
10 6 (0.58%) FTP
10 6 (0.58%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.61%) Power BI
4 21 (2.03%) Data Lake
5 16 (1.54%) Big Data
6 12 (1.16%) Snowflake Schema
7 10 (0.97%) Parquet
7 10 (0.97%) Tableau
8 9 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.48%) MySQL
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
14 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 86 (8.30%) JIRA
2 43 (4.15%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.58%) Bitbucket
4 6 (0.58%) Maven
5 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.39%) GitLab
6 4 (0.39%) Gradle
7 3 (0.29%) MSTest
8 2 (0.19%) Ant
8 2 (0.19%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.19%) RStudio
8 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.097%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (0.097%) Protractor
9 1 (0.097%) Snyk
9 1 (0.097%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.097%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 586 (56.56%) Finance
2 191 (18.44%) Banking
3 54 (5.21%) Public Sector
4 39 (3.76%) Front Office
5 27 (2.61%) Law
6 24 (2.32%) Legal
7 21 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.45%) Marketing
9 11 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.68%) Local Government
12 6 (0.58%) Electronics
13 5 (0.48%) Back Office
13 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.48%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.48%) Publishing
13 5 (0.48%) Retail
14 4 (0.39%) Advertising
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 172 (16.60%) Analyst
2 149 (14.38%) Developer
3 131 (12.64%) Project Manager
4 119 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 76 (7.34%) Change Manager
6 64 (6.18%) Consultant
7 50 (4.83%) Java Developer
8 38 (3.67%) IT Manager
9 36 (3.47%) Transformation Manager
10 33 (3.19%) Architect
11 28 (2.70%) Programme Manager
12 27 (2.61%) Business Change Manager
12 27 (2.61%) Business Manager
13 24 (2.32%) Applications Support
13 24 (2.32%) Banking Project Manager
14 21 (2.03%) Data Engineer
15 20 (1.93%) Senior Manager
16 19 (1.83%) Infrastructure Manager
16 19 (1.83%) Service Manager
17 18 (1.74%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.34%) Spring Boot
2 42 (4.05%) Spring
3 32 (3.09%) Web Services
4 29 (2.80%) .NET
5 26 (2.51%) Kafka
6 24 (2.32%) HTML
6 24 (2.32%) REST
6 24 (2.32%) SOAP
7 21 (2.03%) XML
8 18 (1.74%) CSS
9 15 (1.45%) JSON
9 15 (1.45%) Spring Cloud
10 13 (1.25%) YAML
11 12 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.16%) Redux
11 12 (1.16%) Swagger
12 11 (1.06%) LDAP
12 11 (1.06%) Rendezvous
13 10 (0.97%) Ajax
13 10 (0.97%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (2.99%) User Experience
4 28 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 20 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.83%) CMDB
8 17 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
12 9 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.68%) FMCG
13 7 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.68%) Social Media
13 7 (0.68%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.58%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.37%) Linux
2 65 (6.27%) Windows
3 23 (2.22%) Unix
4 22 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.64%) Android
7 14 (1.35%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.48%) AIX
10 3 (0.29%) Solaris
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.097%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (37.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 317 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (16.60%) Project Management
4 145 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 114 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
6 101 (9.75%) ITIL
7 93 (8.98%) Project Delivery
8 74 (7.14%) DevOps
9 67 (6.47%) Incident Management
10 63 (6.08%) Migration
11 62 (5.98%) Risk Management
12 60 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
13 58 (5.60%) Decision-Making
14 57 (5.50%) Microservices
15 56 (5.41%) Business Analysis
16 55 (5.31%) Requirements Gathering
16 55 (5.31%) Scrum
17 52 (5.02%) Service Management
18 51 (4.92%) Coaching
18 51 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 108 (10.42%) Java
2 85 (8.20%) SQL
3 84 (8.11%) Python
4 46 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 44 (4.25%) PowerShell
6 43 (4.15%) Java 8
7 19 (1.83%) Kotlin
8 14 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.25%) C
10 12 (1.16%) C#
11 11 (1.06%) TypeScript
12 9 (0.87%) Apex Code
12 9 (0.87%) Perl
13 8 (0.77%) VB
14 7 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.68%) VBScript
15 5 (0.48%) C++
15 5 (0.48%) SOQL
16 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 80 (7.72%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.86%) Degree
4 15 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.87%) CCNP
7 8 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.77%) PMP
8 6 (0.58%) CISSP
9 5 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.39%) MCITP
10 4 (0.39%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.29%) CCNA
11 3 (0.29%) CISM
11 3 (0.29%) MCSE
12 2 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.05%) Data Quality
1 42 (4.05%) PMO
2 29 (2.80%) QA
3 23 (2.22%) SLA
4 15 (1.45%) GDPR
5 12 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.58%) COREP
6 6 (0.58%) FINREP
6 6 (0.58%) GRC
7 5 (0.48%) MiFID
7 5 (0.48%) NIST
8 4 (0.39%) GxP
8 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.29%) PSD2
10 2 (0.19%) EMIR
10 2 (0.19%) FATCA
10 2 (0.19%) IFRS
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.097%) Basel II
System Software
1 39 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.06%) Docker
4 7 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.58%) vSphere
6 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.29%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.19%) KVM
9 2 (0.19%) UAG
9 2 (0.19%) Xen
10 1 (0.097%) Firmware
10 1 (0.097%) RACF
10 1 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.097%) XenApp
10 1 (0.097%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (4.34%) Ansible
2 24 (2.32%) Puppet
2 24 (2.32%) Terraform
3 16 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 12 (1.16%) Prometheus
6 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (0.87%) SCCM
6 9 (0.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (0.58%) HP NNM
8 5 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.39%) Grafana
9 4 (0.39%) vRealize
10 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.29%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.19%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.19%) Nessus
11 2 (0.19%) Packer
11 2 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.25%) Oracle
3 42 (4.05%) ServiceNow
4 35 (3.38%) SAP
5 32 (3.09%) Splunk
6 25 (2.41%) VMware
7 21 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.74%) Cisco
9 15 (1.45%) Databricks
9 15 (1.45%) HP
9 15 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.06%) ION Trading
10 11 (1.06%) MuleSoft
10 11 (1.06%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.97%) Citrix
11 10 (0.97%) Google
12 8 (0.77%) AppDynamics
12 8 (0.77%) F5
12 8 (0.77%) Juniper
13 7 (0.68%) Dell