Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,203 1,630 1,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.60% 3.48% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.95% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 1,144 1,075
London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £284 £300 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £654
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 10
London median hourly rate £24.09 £15.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.60% -60.26% +16.15%
10th Percentile £17.90 £15.00 £12.92
90th Percentile £60.50 £26.59 £67.50
England median hourly rate £24.58 £17.38 £32.58
% change year-on-year +41.47% -46.67% +23.55%

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 40,536 41,287 39,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.58% 88.06% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,222 29,979 28,339
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 395 418
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +3.38% +8.83%
10th Percentile £13.18 £13.31 £12.22
90th Percentile £54.46 £51.20 £50.84
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -26 210 £450 -7.69% 72
West London +16 95 £475 +25.58% 28
East London -17 38 £400 -20.00% 8
South London -23 21 £463 -7.50% 7
North London -8 10 £488 +2.63% 4
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 467 (38.82%) Finance
2 299 (24.85%) Project Management
3 263 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (19.95%) ITIL
5 196 (16.29%) Microsoft
6 189 (15.71%) Banking
7 187 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 150 (12.47%) SQL
9 146 (12.14%) Windows
9 146 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
10 132 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
11 109 (9.06%) PRINCE2
11 109 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
12 106 (8.81%) Problem Management
13 94 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
14 85 (7.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 84 (6.98%) JIRA
16 82 (6.82%) Business Analysis
16 82 (6.82%) Active Directory
16 82 (6.82%) Firewall
17 81 (6.73%) Security Cleared
18 79 (6.57%) Python
19 78 (6.48%) Service Management
19 78 (6.48%) Risk Management
20 77 (6.40%) Linux
21 74 (6.15%) Degree
22 73 (6.07%) SAP
22 73 (6.07%) Financial Institution
23 72 (5.99%) Migration
24 70 (5.82%) Programme 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 55 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 52 (4.32%) IIS
3 47 (3.91%) Apache
4 40 (3.33%) Confluence
5 31 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 24 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.16%) Skype for Business
8 13 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.67%) CMS
11 8 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.58%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.50%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.42%) nginx
14 5 (0.42%) WordPress
15 4 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.33%) SAS
16 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 109 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
3 85 (7.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (2.74%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.083%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.083%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 22 (1.83%) Workday HCM
2 14 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.67%) SAP GRC
5 7 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.50%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.25%) Kondor
8 3 (0.25%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.17%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 70 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (4.07%) Office 365
3 26 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.75%) SaaS
5 16 (1.33%) IaaS
6 14 (1.16%) PaaS
7 13 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.67%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.42%) Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (0.42%) G Suite
12 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.17%) npm
14 2 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.82%) Firewall
2 59 (4.90%) WAN
3 55 (4.57%) LAN
4 51 (4.24%) TCP/IP
5 42 (3.49%) Wireless
6 36 (2.99%) VPN
7 34 (2.83%) DNS
8 28 (2.33%) Network Security
8 28 (2.33%) OSPF
9 27 (2.24%) BGP
9 27 (2.24%) SSL
10 25 (2.08%) Internet
11 22 (1.83%) IPsec
12 18 (1.50%) HTTP
13 17 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (1.41%) DHCP
13 17 (1.41%) DMZ
14 14 (1.16%) BIG-IP
14 14 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (2.49%) Blockchain
4 28 (2.33%) Power BI
4 28 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.66%) MySQL
5 20 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.50%) Big Data
7 17 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.16%) MariaDB
10 12 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.75%) SAP HANA
12 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (6.98%) JIRA
2 25 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.91%) Subversion
5 10 (0.83%) Maven
6 9 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 8 (0.67%) Artifactory
7 8 (0.67%) NUnit
7 8 (0.67%) Selenium
7 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.58%) Moq
8 7 (0.58%) NCrunch
8 7 (0.58%) ReSharper
8 7 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.50%) Toad
10 5 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 467 (38.82%) Finance
2 189 (15.71%) Banking
3 73 (6.07%) Financial Institution
4 60 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 49 (4.07%) Legal
6 45 (3.74%) Retail
7 37 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.91%) Front Office
9 32 (2.66%) Marketing
10 27 (2.24%) Publishing
11 24 (2.00%) Law
12 22 (1.83%) Back Office
13 18 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 12 (1.00%) Private Banking
14 12 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.83%) Advertising
16 8 (0.67%) Electronics
17 5 (0.42%) Local Government
18 4 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 233 (19.37%) Analyst
2 147 (12.22%) Project Manager
3 119 (9.89%) Business Analyst
4 98 (8.15%) Change Manager
5 68 (5.65%) Consultant
6 65 (5.40%) Developer
7 50 (4.16%) Business Manager
8 47 (3.91%) Business Change Manager
9 41 (3.41%) Administrator
9 41 (3.41%) Programme Manager
10 38 (3.16%) IT Manager
11 37 (3.08%) Architect
12 35 (2.91%) Network Engineer
13 30 (2.49%) Change Analyst
14 29 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
15 28 (2.33%) Service Manager
16 27 (2.24%) Applications Engineer
17 26 (2.16%) Support Engineer
18 25 (2.08%) Desktop Support
19 23 (1.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.08%) Web Services
2 32 (2.66%) SailPoint
3 31 (2.58%) Middleware
4 24 (2.00%) .NET
5 22 (1.83%) XSLT
6 17 (1.41%) Spring
7 16 (1.33%) LAMP
7 16 (1.33%) XML
8 15 (1.25%) CGI
8 15 (1.25%) HTML
8 15 (1.25%) REST
8 15 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (1.16%) Embperl
10 12 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (1.00%) WCF
11 11 (0.91%) 802.1X
11 11 (0.91%) CSS
11 11 (0.91%) FastCGI
12 10 (0.83%) Rendezvous
13 9 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.57%) Data Centre
3 48 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.24%) Virtual Team
7 22 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 20 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.58%) NHS
10 18 (1.50%) Smartphone
11 14 (1.16%) CMDB
11 14 (1.16%) PMI
11 14 (1.16%) User Experience
12 13 (1.08%) FMCG
13 11 (0.91%) Equities
13 11 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (0.91%) PKI
14 10 (0.83%) Fintech
15 9 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (12.14%) Windows
2 77 (6.40%) Linux
3 67 (5.57%) Unix
4 54 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 39 (3.24%) Windows 7
6 32 (2.66%) Windows 10
7 19 (1.58%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.50%) Solaris
8 18 (1.50%) SUSE
9 15 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.75%) Android
13 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (24.85%) Project Management
2 263 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (19.95%) ITIL
4 187 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
6 109 (9.06%) PRINCE2
7 106 (8.81%) Problem Management
8 82 (6.82%) Business Analysis
9 78 (6.48%) Risk Management
9 78 (6.48%) Service Management
10 72 (5.99%) Migration
11 70 (5.82%) Programme Management
12 64 (5.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 64 (5.32%) SDLC
12 64 (5.32%) Service Delivery
13 61 (5.07%) Change Control
14 59 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (4.57%) Analytics
16 54 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (4.49%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 150 (12.47%) SQL
2 79 (6.57%) Python
3 50 (4.16%) Java
4 39 (3.24%) C#
4 39 (3.24%) PowerShell
5 38 (3.16%) Perl
6 35 (2.91%) C
7 27 (2.24%) Shell Script
8 20 (1.66%) Ruby
9 17 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.41%) PHP
10 16 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.67%) VB
14 6 (0.50%) C++
14 6 (0.50%) R
15 5 (0.42%) U-SQL
16 4 (0.33%) Scala
16 4 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 74 (6.15%) Degree
3 65 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (2.00%) CCNP
6 24 (2.00%) PMP
7 23 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (1.75%) PMI Certification
9 18 (1.50%) MCSE
9 18 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 16 (1.33%) CISA
11 15 (1.25%) DV Cleared
12 14 (1.16%) CCNA
13 13 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (1.00%) APMG
15 11 (0.91%) MCSA
16 8 (0.67%) CCIE
16 8 (0.67%) CISSP
16 8 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.57%) QA
2 47 (3.91%) PMO
3 43 (3.57%) SLA
4 18 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.41%) GDPR
6 14 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.58%) COBIT
8 4 (0.33%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.33%) IFRS
8 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.25%) MiFID
9 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.17%) GxP
10 2 (0.17%) PSD2
11 1 (0.083%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.083%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.083%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.083%) SEPA
System Software
1 82 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.50%) BitLocker
3 18 (1.50%) XenApp
4 12 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.91%) Docker
6 7 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.58%) vSphere
7 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.50%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.33%) Firmware
9 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.33%) XenServer
10 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.25%) HDFS
10 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 41 (3.41%) SCCM
2 40 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
3 29 (2.41%) Ansible
4 23 (1.91%) Puppet
5 20 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.16%) CFEngine
6 14 (1.16%) Nagios
7 8 (0.67%) Cacti
7 8 (0.67%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.50%) ArcSight ESM
8 6 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.50%) Netcool
9 5 (0.42%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.33%) SCOM
10 4 (0.33%) Terraform
11 3 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.25%) WSUS
11 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 196 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.07%) SAP
3 64 (5.32%) Oracle
4 59 (4.90%) Cisco
5 47 (3.91%) Citrix
5 47 (3.91%) ServiceNow
6 46 (3.82%) HP
7 36 (2.99%) VMware
8 32 (2.66%) Workday
9 30 (2.49%) Red Hat
10 29 (2.41%) F5
11 27 (2.24%) Juniper
12 26 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (2.08%) CheckPoint
14 22 (1.83%) Splunk
15 21 (1.75%) Palo Alto
16 20 (1.66%) Adobe
17 17 (1.41%) TIBCO
18 16 (1.33%) Reuters
19 15 (1.25%) Atlassian