Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 71 75
Rank change year-on-year -34 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,124 1,639 1,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.54% 3.58% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 4.07% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 1,167 960
London median daily rate £480 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £300
90th Percentile £670 £690 £650
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 9
London median hourly rate £24.08 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.53% -68.42% +90.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.50 £27.43
90th Percentile £62.50 £21.50 £80.00
England median hourly rate £25.23 £20.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +24.57% -43.75% +43.31%

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 38,958 40,248 36,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.15% 87.88% 87.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,867 29,338 25,998
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 416 444
London median hourly rate £24.23 £22.01 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -8.30% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -2.08% +4.69%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -24 225 £455 -9.00% 61
West London +18 70 £500 +33.33% 17
East London -28 31 £400 -20.00% 6
South London -12 18 £525 +10.82% 10
North London -22 3 £550 +15.79% 2
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 457 (40.66%) Finance
2 274 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (22.78%) Project Management
4 220 (19.57%) ITIL
5 173 (15.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 171 (15.21%) Microsoft
7 163 (14.50%) Banking
8 137 (12.19%) Windows
9 136 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
10 134 (11.92%) SQL
11 117 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
12 104 (9.25%) Problem Management
13 99 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
14 95 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 94 (8.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 93 (8.27%) Financial Institution
17 92 (8.19%) Active Directory
18 87 (7.74%) JIRA
19 86 (7.65%) Python
20 84 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
21 78 (6.94%) PRINCE2
22 73 (6.49%) Linux
23 72 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
24 71 (6.32%) SAP
25 70 (6.23%) Risk Management
26 69 (6.14%) Migration
26 69 (6.14%) Firewall
26 69 (6.14%) Service Management
27 68 (6.05%) Java
27 68 (6.05%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 48 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.18%) Apache
3 45 (4.00%) IIS
4 36 (3.20%) Confluence
5 34 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.96%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.62%) SAS
11 5 (0.44%) CMS
11 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.44%) WordPress
12 4 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.27%) JBoss
13 3 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 117 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 84 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
5 35 (3.11%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.089%) InVision
8 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.089%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.089%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 9 (0.80%) Workday HCM
2 8 (0.71%) SAP GRC
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.36%) SAP PLM
7 3 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.27%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.18%) Kondor
8 2 (0.18%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (4.63%) Office 365
4 22 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (1.96%) SaaS
5 15 (1.33%) IaaS
6 12 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (0.98%) PaaS
8 8 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.62%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.53%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.44%) Datadog
12 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.36%) GitHub
12 4 (0.36%) Serverless
13 3 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.27%) G Suite
13 3 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 69 (6.14%) Firewall
2 62 (5.52%) WAN
3 61 (5.43%) LAN
4 48 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 36 (3.20%) DNS
6 34 (3.02%) Wireless
7 31 (2.76%) VPN
8 29 (2.58%) Internet
9 26 (2.31%) OSPF
10 25 (2.22%) BGP
11 22 (1.96%) Network Security
12 21 (1.87%) DHCP
13 17 (1.51%) HTTP
14 15 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (1.33%) DMZ
14 15 (1.33%) VLAN
15 14 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (1.25%) IPsec
15 14 (1.25%) SSL
16 12 (1.07%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.40%) MySQL
4 21 (1.87%) Big Data
5 18 (1.60%) Power BI
6 16 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.98%) MariaDB
10 11 (0.98%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.71%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (7.74%) JIRA
2 35 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (0.98%) Subversion
6 10 (0.89%) SonarQube
7 9 (0.80%) Selenium
8 8 (0.71%) Maven
9 6 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.44%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.44%) FishEye
10 5 (0.44%) git-flow
10 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.44%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.36%) Gradle
11 4 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.36%) Mocha
11 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 457 (40.66%) Finance
2 163 (14.50%) Banking
3 93 (8.27%) Financial Institution
4 45 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.91%) Legal
6 40 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 37 (3.29%) Retail
8 29 (2.58%) Law
8 29 (2.58%) Publishing
9 24 (2.14%) Front Office
10 22 (1.96%) Marketing
11 14 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.16%) Back Office
13 10 (0.89%) French Language
13 10 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.80%) Advertising
15 7 (0.62%) Electronics
15 7 (0.62%) German Language
15 7 (0.62%) Local Government
15 7 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (17.26%) Analyst
2 122 (10.85%) Project Manager
3 96 (8.54%) Business Analyst
4 92 (8.19%) Change Manager
5 68 (6.05%) Developer
6 63 (5.60%) Consultant
7 57 (5.07%) Architect
8 52 (4.63%) Administrator
9 49 (4.36%) Business Manager
10 43 (3.83%) Business Change Manager
11 42 (3.74%) Programme Manager
12 32 (2.85%) IT Manager
13 31 (2.76%) Network Engineer
14 30 (2.67%) Applications Engineer
15 26 (2.31%) Support Engineer
16 22 (1.96%) Change Analyst
16 22 (1.96%) Desktop Support
16 22 (1.96%) Service Analyst
17 20 (1.78%) Delivery Manager
17 20 (1.78%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.56%) Web Services
2 32 (2.85%) SailPoint
3 29 (2.58%) .NET
4 28 (2.49%) Middleware
5 26 (2.31%) HTML
6 17 (1.51%) XML
7 14 (1.25%) RESTful
8 12 (1.07%) 802.1X
8 12 (1.07%) LAMP
8 12 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (0.98%) CGI
9 11 (0.98%) CSS
9 11 (0.98%) Embperl
9 11 (0.98%) LDAP
9 11 (0.98%) REST
9 11 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (0.98%) Spring
10 10 (0.89%) SOAP
11 7 (0.62%) Java EE
11 7 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.54%) Data Centre
3 33 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (2.05%) CMDB
4 23 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 22 (1.96%) User Experience
6 21 (1.87%) Smartphone
7 16 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.33%) NHS
9 14 (1.25%) PMI
10 13 (1.16%) Fintech
11 11 (0.98%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.89%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.89%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.80%) FMCG
13 9 (0.80%) Replication
14 8 (0.71%) Clustering
14 8 (0.71%) Equities
14 8 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 137 (12.19%) Windows
2 73 (6.49%) Linux
3 54 (4.80%) Unix
4 48 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.65%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.49%) Windows 10
7 24 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 17 (1.51%) Solaris
9 17 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.25%) Android
11 13 (1.16%) SUSE
12 12 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.18%) AIX
17 1 (0.089%) MVS
17 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.089%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (22.78%) Project Management
3 220 (19.57%) ITIL
4 173 (15.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
6 104 (9.25%) Problem Management
7 94 (8.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 78 (6.94%) PRINCE2
9 70 (6.23%) Risk Management
10 69 (6.14%) Migration
10 69 (6.14%) Service Management
11 68 (6.05%) Business Analysis
11 68 (6.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 60 (5.34%) Programme Management
13 59 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 59 (5.25%) Scrum
14 58 (5.16%) DevOps
15 55 (4.89%) Incident Management
15 55 (4.89%) Service Delivery
16 53 (4.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (11.92%) SQL
2 86 (7.65%) Python
3 68 (6.05%) Java
4 48 (4.27%) PowerShell
5 38 (3.38%) C#
5 38 (3.38%) Perl
6 34 (3.02%) C
7 30 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 24 (2.14%) JavaScript
8 24 (2.14%) PHP
9 17 (1.51%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.33%) Ruby
11 11 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.71%) C++
12 8 (0.71%) VB
13 7 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.62%) VBA
14 6 (0.53%) R
15 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 64 (5.69%) Degree
2 58 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.87%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.78%) CCNP
8 20 (1.78%) PMP
9 19 (1.69%) CISA
9 19 (1.69%) MCSE
10 16 (1.42%) CISSP
10 16 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (1.16%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.07%) APMG
13 10 (0.89%) CCNA
14 9 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (0.71%) CCIE
16 7 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.07%) QA
2 49 (4.36%) PMO
3 43 (3.83%) SLA
4 22 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.78%) GDPR
6 15 (1.33%) Data Quality
7 13 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.62%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.36%) COBIT
9 4 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.18%) GxP
11 2 (0.18%) PSD2
12 1 (0.089%) HL7
12 1 (0.089%) IFRS
12 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.089%) MiFID
12 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.089%) SEPA
System Software
1 92 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.69%) Docker
4 17 (1.51%) BitLocker
5 15 (1.33%) XenApp
6 12 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.71%) vSphere
9 6 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.44%) Firmware
11 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.36%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.36%) XenServer
12 3 (0.27%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (3.74%) SCCM
2 40 (3.56%) Single Sign-On
3 39 (3.47%) Ansible
4 30 (2.67%) Puppet
5 24 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.98%) CFEngine
7 11 (0.98%) Nagios
8 9 (0.80%) Terraform
9 8 (0.71%) Cacti
9 8 (0.71%) SCOM
10 7 (0.62%) Netcool
11 6 (0.53%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.44%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 3 (0.27%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.27%) ArcSight ESM
14 3 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 171 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.32%) SAP
3 62 (5.52%) Oracle
4 57 (5.07%) Cisco
4 57 (5.07%) ServiceNow
5 42 (3.74%) Citrix
6 39 (3.47%) HP
7 34 (3.02%) VMware
8 31 (2.76%) F5
9 24 (2.14%) Juniper
9 24 (2.14%) Splunk
10 23 (2.05%) Workday
11 20 (1.78%) Adobe
11 20 (1.78%) Google
11 20 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 16 (1.42%) IBM
12 16 (1.42%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.33%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.07%) Salesforce.com