Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 53 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 +43 -16
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,309 764 1,096
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.35% 4.81% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 5.36% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 535 680
10th Percentile £350 £350 £315
25th Percentile £425 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £594
90th Percentile £675 £612 £688
England median daily rate £475 £473 £460
% change year-on-year +0.53% +2.72% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
10th Percentile £22.01 £29.16 £17.06
25th Percentile £29.59 £37.73 £19.59
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £33.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.99% +16.67% +76.47%
75th Percentile £56.88 £42.41 £37.50
90th Percentile £61.00 £50.33 £51.31
England median hourly rate £22.34 £21.57 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -21.56% +22.22%

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 27,354 14,250 36,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 90.99% 89.78% 89.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,548 10,235 26,228
10th Percentile £363 £325 £338
25th Percentile £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 171 389
10th Percentile £15.73 £14.00 £12.03
25th Percentile £20.99 £20.42 £15.25
Median hourly rate £34.00 £35.50 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.23% +61.36% -
75th Percentile £51.50 £47.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £66.50 £61.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £23.00 £24.80 £22.97
% change year-on-year -7.26% +7.99% +12.02%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -2 145 £523 +4.50% 38
West London -3 17 £530 +22.90% 13
East London 0 8 £483 +16.06% 8
South London +24 6 £438 +54.87% 8
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 667 (50.95%) Finance
2 392 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (29.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 283 (21.62%) Social Skills
5 271 (20.70%) Banking
6 262 (20.02%) Project Management
7 203 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 152 (11.61%) Azure
9 150 (11.46%) DevOps
10 149 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
11 146 (11.15%) Microsoft
12 139 (10.62%) ITIL
13 124 (9.47%) Java
13 124 (9.47%) SQL
14 119 (9.09%) Windows
15 113 (8.63%) Python
16 108 (8.25%) JIRA
16 108 (8.25%) Project Delivery
17 105 (8.02%) Linux
18 100 (7.64%) AWS
19 98 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
20 93 (7.10%) Migration
21 90 (6.88%) Ansible
22 87 (6.65%) Incident Management
23 83 (6.34%) PowerShell
23 83 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
24 82 (6.26%) Microsoft 365
25 81 (6.19%) Risk Management
26 80 (6.11%) Scrum
27 79 (6.04%) Configuration 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 49 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.59%) Confluence
3 19 (1.45%) CMS
4 18 (1.38%) IIS
5 10 (0.76%) Apache
5 10 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.38%) JBoss
9 5 (0.38%) nginx
10 4 (0.31%) MTS
11 3 (0.23%) Appian
11 3 (0.23%) SAS
11 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.15%) CICS
12 2 (0.15%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 54 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.31%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.23%) InVision
7 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.68%) ION MarketView
2 11 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) HealthRoster
7 2 (0.15%) Magento
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 152 (11.61%) Azure
2 100 (7.64%) AWS
3 82 (6.26%) Microsoft 365
4 48 (3.67%) GitHub
5 36 (2.75%) Power Platform
6 28 (2.14%) GCP
7 27 (2.06%) IaaS
8 23 (1.76%) PaaS
9 21 (1.60%) SaaS
10 19 (1.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 19 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 16 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
13 14 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 12 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (0.92%) AWS Direct Connect
15 12 (0.92%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.35%) Firewall
2 40 (3.06%) Multicast
3 23 (1.76%) DNS
4 20 (1.53%) HTTP
5 15 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.07%) DHCP
6 14 (1.07%) Skype
7 12 (0.92%) Wireshark
8 11 (0.84%) WAN
9 10 (0.76%) VPN
10 9 (0.69%) BGP
10 9 (0.69%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.69%) MPLS
10 9 (0.69%) Network Security
10 9 (0.69%) OSPF
11 8 (0.61%) SAN
11 8 (0.61%) SSL
11 8 (0.61%) tcpdump
12 7 (0.53%) Internet
12 7 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.52%) Power BI
3 27 (2.06%) Big Data
4 26 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.53%) Data Lake
7 12 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 12 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.69%) MySQL
10 9 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.61%) Tableau
12 6 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
12 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.38%) Metadata
13 5 (0.38%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 108 (8.25%) JIRA
2 63 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.07%) Eclipse
5 12 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.84%) Maven
7 9 (0.69%) GitLab
7 9 (0.69%) Postman
8 7 (0.53%) Subversion
9 6 (0.46%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.46%) Gradle
9 6 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.23%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.23%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.23%) Mocha
11 3 (0.23%) MSTest
11 3 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 667 (50.95%) Finance
2 283 (21.62%) Social Skills
3 271 (20.70%) Banking
4 98 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (4.89%) Presentation Skills
6 42 (3.21%) Public Sector
7 41 (3.13%) Influencing Skills
8 36 (2.75%) Front Office
8 36 (2.75%) Legal
9 27 (2.06%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.91%) Law
11 21 (1.60%) Marketing
11 21 (1.60%) Organisational Skills
12 20 (1.53%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
13 14 (1.07%) Retail
14 10 (0.76%) Back Office
14 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.69%) Local Government
16 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 212 (16.20%) Analyst
2 207 (15.81%) Project Manager
3 141 (10.77%) Developer
4 128 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 98 (7.49%) Change Manager
6 81 (6.19%) Consultant
7 58 (4.43%) Architect
8 45 (3.44%) Java Developer
9 44 (3.36%) Transformation Manager
10 43 (3.28%) IT Manager
11 41 (3.13%) Applications Support
11 41 (3.13%) Banking Project Manager
12 37 (2.83%) Business Manager
13 35 (2.67%) Change Consultant
14 33 (2.52%) Agile Coach
15 26 (1.99%) Administrator
15 26 (1.99%) Programme Manager
16 25 (1.91%) DevOps Engineer
16 25 (1.91%) Transformation Consultant
17 24 (1.83%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.44%) Spring
2 41 (3.13%) Spring Boot
3 38 (2.90%) REST
4 34 (2.60%) JSON
5 31 (2.37%) Web Services
6 30 (2.29%) .NET
7 29 (2.22%) React
7 29 (2.22%) YAML
8 26 (1.99%) CSS
9 25 (1.91%) HTML
9 25 (1.91%) SOAP
9 25 (1.91%) XML
10 23 (1.76%) Rendezvous
11 21 (1.60%) LDAP
12 17 (1.30%) Kafka
13 14 (1.07%) Ajax
13 14 (1.07%) SAML
14 13 (0.99%) Node.js
14 13 (0.99%) Visualforce
15 11 (0.84%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 45 (3.44%) Management Information System
2 32 (2.44%) User Experience
3 26 (1.99%) CMDB
3 26 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (1.60%) Tandem
5 18 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 16 (1.22%) Derivative
7 14 (1.07%) Virtual Team
8 13 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 11 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.76%) Equities
10 10 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.53%) Legacy Systems
11 7 (0.53%) Social Media
11 7 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.46%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.09%) Windows
2 105 (8.02%) Linux
3 45 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (2.83%) Unix
5 30 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 25 (1.91%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.31%) AIX
13 3 (0.23%) Android
13 3 (0.23%) CentOS
13 3 (0.23%) Solaris
14 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.076%) SUSE
14 1 (0.076%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (29.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 262 (20.02%) Project Management
4 203 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 150 (11.46%) DevOps
6 149 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
7 139 (10.62%) ITIL
8 108 (8.25%) Project Delivery
9 93 (7.10%) Migration
10 87 (6.65%) Incident Management
11 83 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 81 (6.19%) Risk Management
13 80 (6.11%) Scrum
14 79 (6.04%) Configuration Management
15 77 (5.88%) Asset Management
15 77 (5.88%) Business Analysis
16 69 (5.27%) Coaching
16 69 (5.27%) Requirements Gathering
17 68 (5.19%) Service Management
18 64 (4.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 124 (9.47%) Java
1 124 (9.47%) SQL
2 113 (8.63%) Python
3 83 (6.34%) PowerShell
4 74 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.90%) Java 8
6 29 (2.22%) C#
7 16 (1.22%) C
8 15 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.07%) TypeScript
10 12 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.69%) Perl
13 5 (0.38%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.38%) R
13 5 (0.38%) Scala
13 5 (0.38%) VB
13 5 (0.38%) VBScript
14 4 (0.31%) Search Processing Language
Qualifications
1 75 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 67 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 62 (4.74%) Degree
4 17 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (0.99%) PMP
7 11 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.69%) MCSE
10 8 (0.61%) CISSP
11 7 (0.53%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.53%) CCNP
11 7 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.46%) CISM
12 6 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.38%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.31%) APMG
14 4 (0.31%) APMP
14 4 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.97%) PMO
2 50 (3.82%) QA
3 37 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.99%) SLA
5 24 (1.83%) GDPR
6 17 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.69%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.61%) NIST
10 7 (0.53%) GRC
11 5 (0.38%) COBIT
11 5 (0.38%) GxP
11 5 (0.38%) MiFID
12 4 (0.31%) Accessibility
13 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.15%) COREP
14 2 (0.15%) EMIR
14 2 (0.15%) FATCA
14 2 (0.15%) FINREP
14 2 (0.15%) IFRS
System Software
1 56 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.22%) Docker
4 11 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.76%) vSphere
5 10 (0.76%) XenApp
6 9 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.23%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.076%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.076%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.076%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.076%) NFS
11 1 (0.076%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 90 (6.88%) Ansible
2 43 (3.28%) Puppet
3 32 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (2.06%) Terraform
5 22 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
5 22 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (1.45%) SCCM
7 13 (0.99%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 7 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 7 (0.53%) SCOM
10 6 (0.46%) HP NNM
10 6 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.38%) RSA Archer
12 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.23%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.23%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 146 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.28%) Oracle
3 48 (3.67%) ServiceNow
4 47 (3.59%) VMware
5 42 (3.21%) SAP
6 40 (3.06%) Splunk
7 39 (2.98%) Red Hat
8 29 (2.22%) Citrix
8 29 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.99%) Databricks
10 24 (1.83%) Cisco
10 24 (1.83%) TIBCO
11 23 (1.76%) ION Trading
12 19 (1.45%) IBM
13 17 (1.30%) SolarWinds
14 16 (1.22%) Adobe
14 16 (1.22%) HP
15 14 (1.07%) CA Agile Central
16 12 (0.92%) CheckPoint
16 12 (0.92%) New Relic