Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 74 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,327 1,520 1,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.89% 3.45% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.93% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 1,029 1,041
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.05%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 7
London median hourly rate £20.48 £15.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.53% -31.13% -36.83%
10th Percentile £14.55 £14.90 £14.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £44.50 £45.10
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.52 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.57% -20.98% -9.24%

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 40,185 38,703 38,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.56% 87.74% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,102 27,890 27,823
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 376 374
London median hourly rate £22.46 £23.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.87 £51.63 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Central London -14 243 £475 - 69
West London +16 101 £500 +32.19% 27
East London -9 38 £411 -17.75% 6
South London -48 23 £495 +1.54% 5
North London +2 11 £525 +5.00% 2
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 579 (43.63%) Finance
2 312 (23.51%) Project Management
3 305 (22.98%) Banking
4 288 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
5 230 (17.33%) ITIL
6 206 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 194 (14.62%) Microsoft
8 169 (12.74%) Windows
9 156 (11.76%) SQL
10 154 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
11 147 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
12 126 (9.50%) Blockchain
13 109 (8.21%) Linux
13 109 (8.21%) PRINCE2
14 101 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
14 101 (7.61%) Business Analysis
15 100 (7.54%) Problem Management
16 90 (6.78%) Degree
16 90 (6.78%) Python
17 87 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
18 86 (6.48%) Service Management
18 86 (6.48%) Security Cleared
19 85 (6.41%) Financial Institution
20 80 (6.03%) Active Directory
21 78 (5.88%) SDLC
22 77 (5.80%) SAP
23 75 (5.65%) Firewall
23 75 (5.65%) Risk Management
23 75 (5.65%) Investment Banking
24 74 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure

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 45 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.01%) Confluence
3 36 (2.71%) Apache
3 36 (2.71%) IIS
4 19 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.60%) CMS
9 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.45%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.23%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.23%) JBoss
13 3 (0.23%) nginx
13 3 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 101 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 38 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Gliffy
7 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.075%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.075%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.075%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.075%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 21 (1.58%) Workday HCM
2 14 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 10 (0.75%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.53%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.30%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.23%) Kondor
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
10 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.84%) Office 365
3 35 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (2.41%) SaaS
5 23 (1.73%) IaaS
6 20 (1.51%) PaaS
7 12 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (0.60%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
10 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.38%) Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (0.38%) G Suite
11 5 (0.38%) GitHub
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.30%) Serverless
12 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.65%) Firewall
2 46 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 44 (3.32%) WAN
4 39 (2.94%) LAN
5 38 (2.86%) Wireless
6 37 (2.79%) Network Security
7 34 (2.56%) VPN
8 33 (2.49%) SSL
9 30 (2.26%) DNS
10 27 (2.03%) IPsec
11 25 (1.88%) OSPF
12 24 (1.81%) BGP
13 20 (1.51%) Internet
14 17 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (1.21%) HTTP
15 16 (1.21%) Multicast
16 15 (1.13%) BIG-IP
16 15 (1.13%) Intranet
17 14 (1.06%) Skype
18 12 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.50%) Blockchain
2 48 (3.62%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (1.88%) Big Data
5 22 (1.66%) DB2
5 22 (1.66%) MySQL
5 22 (1.66%) Power BI
6 19 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.06%) MariaDB
11 13 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (0.60%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.60%) SAP HANA
14 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (5.05%) JIRA
2 28 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.75%) Maven
5 10 (0.75%) Subversion
6 8 (0.60%) Selenium
6 8 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.53%) NUnit
8 6 (0.45%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.45%) Moq
8 6 (0.45%) NCrunch
8 6 (0.45%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.45%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.30%) Toad
10 4 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 579 (43.63%) Finance
2 305 (22.98%) Banking
3 85 (6.41%) Financial Institution
4 75 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 65 (4.90%) Retail
6 59 (4.45%) Legal
7 44 (3.32%) Front Office
8 36 (2.71%) Telecoms
9 32 (2.41%) Marketing
10 30 (2.26%) Back Office
11 25 (1.88%) Law
12 24 (1.81%) Publishing
13 20 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.98%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.90%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.83%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.60%) Advertising
17 8 (0.60%) Billing
18 7 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 257 (19.37%) Analyst
2 157 (11.83%) Project Manager
3 132 (9.95%) Business Analyst
4 120 (9.04%) Change Manager
5 79 (5.95%) Consultant
6 74 (5.58%) Developer
7 60 (4.52%) Business Manager
8 54 (4.07%) Architect
8 54 (4.07%) Business Change Manager
9 49 (3.69%) Administrator
10 38 (2.86%) IT Manager
11 31 (2.34%) Programme Manager
12 30 (2.26%) Senior Manager
13 29 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
14 27 (2.03%) Network Engineer
15 25 (1.88%) Change Analyst
15 25 (1.88%) Data Analyst
15 25 (1.88%) Service Manager
16 23 (1.73%) Delivery Manager
16 23 (1.73%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.79%) Middleware
1 37 (2.79%) Web Services
2 25 (1.88%) .NET
3 23 (1.73%) XSLT
4 20 (1.51%) SailPoint
5 18 (1.36%) HTML
5 18 (1.36%) REST
6 16 (1.21%) LAMP
7 15 (1.13%) CGI
7 15 (1.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (1.06%) Embperl
9 13 (0.98%) Rendezvous
9 13 (0.98%) Spring
9 13 (0.98%) XML
10 12 (0.90%) AngularJS
10 12 (0.90%) CSS
10 12 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (0.83%) FastCGI
12 10 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 35 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 24 (1.81%) Virtual Team
8 23 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.28%) FMCG
9 17 (1.28%) PMI
10 16 (1.21%) Equities
11 15 (1.13%) NHS
11 15 (1.13%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.13%) User Experience
12 14 (1.06%) CMDB
12 14 (1.06%) iPad
13 13 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.83%) iPhone
15 10 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.74%) Windows
2 109 (8.21%) Linux
3 70 (5.28%) Unix
4 51 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.32%) Windows 10
6 32 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.58%) Solaris
9 18 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.36%) SUSE
10 17 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.75%) AIX
13 10 (0.75%) Android
14 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.30%) Debian
16 3 (0.23%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (23.51%) Project Management
2 288 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (17.33%) ITIL
4 206 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 147 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
6 109 (8.21%) PRINCE2
7 101 (7.61%) Business Analysis
8 100 (7.54%) Problem Management
9 86 (6.48%) Service Management
10 78 (5.88%) SDLC
11 75 (5.65%) Risk Management
12 74 (5.58%) Migration
13 73 (5.50%) Service Delivery
14 72 (5.43%) Programme Management
15 70 (5.28%) Scrum
16 65 (4.90%) Analytics
17 64 (4.82%) DevOps
18 63 (4.75%) Decision-Making
19 59 (4.45%) Incident Management
20 58 (4.37%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (11.76%) SQL
2 90 (6.78%) Python
3 53 (3.99%) Java
4 41 (3.09%) Perl
5 38 (2.86%) C#
6 37 (2.79%) C
7 36 (2.71%) PowerShell
8 31 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 24 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 20 (1.51%) Ruby
11 17 (1.28%) PHP
12 14 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.98%) VB
14 12 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.83%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.83%) VBA
16 10 (0.75%) C++
16 10 (0.75%) R
17 8 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (6.78%) Degree
2 86 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 71 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (1.73%) PMP
7 22 (1.66%) CCNP
7 22 (1.66%) PMI Certification
8 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (1.06%) CISSP
11 13 (0.98%) CISA
11 13 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.98%) MCSE
12 12 (0.90%) CCNA
12 12 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (0.83%) CCSE
13 11 (0.83%) CISM
14 9 (0.68%) ISEB
15 8 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.22%) QA
1 56 (4.22%) SLA
2 46 (3.47%) PMO
3 19 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.28%) GDPR
5 11 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.60%) MiFID
7 7 (0.53%) COBIT
8 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.30%) IFRS
11 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.15%) PSD2
13 1 (0.075%) GxP
13 1 (0.075%) HL7
13 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.43%) BitLocker
4 11 (0.83%) Docker
4 11 (0.83%) XenApp
5 9 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.38%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.38%) vSphere
8 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.30%) HDFS
8 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.075%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (3.09%) SCCM
2 30 (2.26%) Ansible
3 26 (1.96%) Puppet
4 24 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
5 22 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.06%) CFEngine
7 12 (0.90%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.90%) Nagios
8 8 (0.60%) Cacti
9 7 (0.53%) Netcool
9 7 (0.53%) Terraform
10 6 (0.45%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.45%) ArcSight ESM
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.38%) WSUS
12 4 (0.30%) Ambari
12 4 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.30%) Grafana
12 4 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 194 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 77 (5.80%) SAP
3 57 (4.30%) Oracle
4 48 (3.62%) Cisco
5 45 (3.39%) HP
6 43 (3.24%) Red Hat
7 41 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 37 (2.79%) Citrix
8 37 (2.79%) VMware
9 29 (2.19%) F5
9 29 (2.19%) Splunk
10 27 (2.03%) Workday
11 26 (1.96%) IBM
11 26 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (1.88%) Juniper
13 23 (1.73%) Reuters
14 22 (1.66%) Palo Alto
15 21 (1.58%) CheckPoint
16 20 (1.51%) Bloomberg
17 16 (1.21%) TIBCO