Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 101 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 992 1,212 1,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.86% 2.59% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.93% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 749 1,172
London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £311 £289 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £688
England median daily rate £463 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 19
London median hourly rate £29.00 £24.09 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.38% +60.60% -69.54%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.58 £18.94
% change year-on-year +1.73% +29.77% -47.40%

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 30,420 41,339 42,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.58% 88.30% 88.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,766 29,863 30,722
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 476 398
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.04 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +6.84% +3.73%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.06 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.04 £50.44
England median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.32
% change year-on-year +7.95% -5.66% +3.64%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in London

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Management in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in London

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in London

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in London

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor 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 6 December 2019. 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 +33 190 £494 +8.52% 32
West London +25 98 £400 -20.00% 15
East London +9 14 £475 +18.75% 6
North London +15 8 £445 -8.72%
South London +36 7 £475 +5.56% 9
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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.

1 411 (41.43%) Finance
2 210 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (20.97%) Project Management
4 170 (17.14%) ITIL
5 154 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (12.90%) Banking
7 127 (12.80%) Microsoft
8 120 (12.10%) Windows
9 110 (11.09%) Migration
10 101 (10.18%) Security Cleared
11 97 (9.78%) Office 365
12 96 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 93 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
14 87 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
15 86 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
15 86 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 85 (8.57%) Problem Management
17 84 (8.47%) SC Cleared
18 78 (7.86%) SQL
19 76 (7.66%) Project Delivery
20 73 (7.36%) Degree
21 71 (7.16%) Oracle
21 71 (7.16%) Cisco
22 70 (7.06%) Service Delivery
23 68 (6.85%) Risk Management
24 66 (6.65%) SAP
24 66 (6.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 64 (6.45%) Windows 10
26 63 (6.35%) Firewall
27 62 (6.25%) Service Management

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 50 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.53%) Skype for Business
3 23 (2.32%) Confluence
4 15 (1.51%) Apache
5 12 (1.21%) CMS
5 12 (1.21%) IIS
6 8 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.60%) Mattermost
9 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.40%) JBoss
10 4 (0.40%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.20%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 93 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (6.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.10%) Sketch
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.30%) HFM
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.30%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.78%) Office 365
2 47 (4.74%) Azure
3 26 (2.62%) AWS
4 18 (1.81%) Power Platform
5 14 (1.41%) GCP
6 13 (1.31%) PaaS
7 11 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (1.01%) IaaS
8 10 (1.01%) SaaS
9 8 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.71%) Veeva
11 6 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.50%) Boomi
12 5 (0.50%) Smartsheet
12 5 (0.50%) Yammer
13 4 (0.40%) GitHub
13 4 (0.40%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.30%) Apigee
14 3 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.35%) Firewall
2 43 (4.33%) LAN
3 42 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 40 (4.03%) VPN
5 39 (3.93%) OSPF
6 33 (3.33%) WAN
7 32 (3.23%) Skype
7 32 (3.23%) Wireshark
8 31 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 27 (2.72%) Wireless
10 25 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (2.52%) Ethernet
11 23 (2.32%) BGP
12 22 (2.22%) MPLS
12 22 (2.22%) Network Security
13 21 (2.12%) NX-OS
14 16 (1.61%) IPv4
14 16 (1.61%) IPv6
14 16 (1.61%) Junos
14 16 (1.61%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.02%) Big Data
3 17 (1.71%) Power BI
4 16 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 16 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.21%) MySQL
5 12 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.60%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.40%) PowerCenter
11 3 (0.30%) HBase
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.30%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (4.84%) JIRA
2 11 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.71%) Jasmine
5 7 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (0.50%) Grunt
6 5 (0.50%) gulp
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.50%) Protractor
6 5 (0.50%) webpack
7 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.30%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.20%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.20%) MSI
8 2 (0.20%) Selenium
8 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 411 (41.43%) Finance
2 128 (12.90%) Banking
3 55 (5.54%) Financial Institution
4 46 (4.64%) Public Sector
5 41 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.63%) Legal
6 36 (3.63%) Retail
7 31 (3.13%) Marketing
8 29 (2.92%) Investment Banking
9 27 (2.72%) Front Office
10 23 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (2.12%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.61%) Law
12 16 (1.61%) Publishing
13 13 (1.31%) Advertising
14 8 (0.81%) Local Government
15 7 (0.71%) Back Office
15 7 (0.71%) Games
16 6 (0.60%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (17.44%) Analyst
2 129 (13.00%) Project Manager
3 115 (11.59%) Change Manager
4 84 (8.47%) Business Analyst
5 61 (6.15%) Developer
6 54 (5.44%) Consultant
7 48 (4.84%) Architect
8 44 (4.44%) Business Manager
9 43 (4.33%) Administrator
10 38 (3.83%) Network Engineer
11 35 (3.53%) Business Change Manager
12 30 (3.02%) Service Manager
13 25 (2.52%) IT Manager
14 24 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
15 22 (2.22%) Support Analyst
15 22 (2.22%) Support Engineer
16 20 (2.02%) Service Analyst
17 18 (1.81%) Programme Manager
17 18 (1.81%) Senior Manager
17 18 (1.81%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.52%) HTML
2 23 (2.32%) Web Services
3 22 (2.22%) CSS
4 19 (1.92%) .NET
5 18 (1.81%) jQuery
6 13 (1.31%) SAML
6 13 (1.31%) XML
7 11 (1.11%) 802.1X
7 11 (1.11%) REST
8 9 (0.91%) Ajax
8 9 (0.91%) JMX
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (0.91%) SOAP
9 8 (0.81%) Apache Sling
9 8 (0.81%) LDAP
9 8 (0.81%) RESTful
9 8 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (0.71%) Angular 2
10 7 (0.71%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 28 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (2.42%) FMCG
6 19 (1.92%) Virtual Team
7 18 (1.81%) User Experience
8 14 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.81%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.71%) CMDB
11 7 (0.71%) PMI
11 7 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.60%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.50%) RIA
14 4 (0.40%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.40%) Clustering
14 4 (0.40%) Equities
14 4 (0.40%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 120 (12.10%) Windows
2 64 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 46 (4.64%) Unix
4 37 (3.73%) Linux
5 35 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.51%) Mac OS X
9 13 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.60%) Android
12 4 (0.40%) CentOS
12 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.40%) Solaris
13 3 (0.30%) Check Point GAiA
14 2 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.20%) VMS
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (20.97%) Project Management
3 170 (17.14%) ITIL
4 154 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (11.09%) Migration
6 96 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 87 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 85 (8.57%) Problem Management
10 76 (7.66%) Project Delivery
11 70 (7.06%) Service Delivery
12 68 (6.85%) Risk Management
13 62 (6.25%) Service Management
14 54 (5.44%) Business Analysis
14 54 (5.44%) PRINCE2
15 53 (5.34%) ERP
16 51 (5.14%) Incident Management
17 48 (4.84%) Business Change Management
18 44 (4.44%) Analytics
19 43 (4.33%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 78 (7.86%) SQL
2 44 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 33 (3.33%) Java
4 32 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 26 (2.62%) Python
6 15 (1.51%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.41%) Perl
8 12 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.01%) C
10 8 (0.81%) C#
11 7 (0.71%) VB
11 7 (0.71%) VBA
12 6 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.40%) VBScript
15 3 (0.30%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.20%) Ruby
16 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.10%) ABAP
17 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 101 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 84 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 73 (7.36%) Degree
4 44 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (3.33%) CCNP
6 20 (2.02%) PMP
7 16 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.41%) CCNA
8 14 (1.41%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.31%) JNCIP
10 11 (1.11%) CISSP
11 9 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.71%) ACCA
12 7 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.60%) APMG
13 6 (0.60%) CISM
13 6 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.50%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.84%) PMO
2 43 (4.33%) QA
3 29 (2.92%) SLA
4 24 (2.42%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.31%) GDPR
6 8 (0.81%) COBIT
6 8 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (0.60%) NIST
9 5 (0.50%) EMIR
9 5 (0.50%) MiFID
10 4 (0.40%) GxP
11 2 (0.20%) IFRS
11 2 (0.20%) ITGC
11 2 (0.20%) NEBOSH
11 2 (0.20%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 37 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.71%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.50%) Docker
7 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.40%) XenApp
7 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.30%) vSphere
9 2 (0.20%) vCloud
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (2.62%) Nagios
2 17 (1.71%) Ansible
3 12 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.21%) Puppet
4 11 (1.11%) Cacti
4 11 (1.11%) SCCM
5 10 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (0.81%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.60%) Control-M
9 3 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.20%) Terraform
10 2 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 127 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 71 (7.16%) Cisco
2 71 (7.16%) Oracle
3 66 (6.65%) SAP
4 36 (3.63%) Juniper
5 30 (3.02%) ServiceNow
6 28 (2.82%) VMware
7 24 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (2.32%) F5
9 22 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 22 (2.22%) Splunk
10 20 (2.02%) Palo Alto
11 19 (1.92%) Citrix
12 17 (1.71%) NetScout
13 16 (1.61%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.61%) Google
13 16 (1.61%) NetApp
14 14 (1.41%) Dell
15 13 (1.31%) Fortinet
16 12 (1.21%) Apple