Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 72 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 0
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1612 1563 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.46% 3.46% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 4.01% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1080 1091
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £675
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 15
London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.26% +16.15% +30.00%
England median hourly rate £17.38 £32.66 £25.12
% change year-on-year -46.79% +30.00% +0.48%

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 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +6 251 £475 - 26
West London -3 61 £386 -13.80% 3
East London -9 32 £500 +14.29% 3
South London -40 27 £500 +11.11% 2
North London -1 14 £475 +47.29%
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 781 (48.45%) Finance
2 495 (30.71%) Banking
3 379 (23.51%) Project Management
4 271 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
5 267 (16.56%) ITIL
6 255 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 188 (11.66%) Windows
8 186 (11.54%) Blockchain
9 181 (11.23%) Microsoft
10 175 (10.86%) SQL
11 163 (10.11%) PRINCE2
11 163 (10.11%) Business Analysis
12 150 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
13 125 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
14 118 (7.32%) Java
15 113 (7.01%) Risk Management
15 113 (7.01%) Degree
16 110 (6.82%) Service Management
17 106 (6.58%) Oracle
18 98 (6.08%) Active Directory
18 98 (6.08%) Investment Banking
19 96 (5.96%) PMO
20 91 (5.65%) Problem Management
20 91 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
21 90 (5.58%) Front Office
22 87 (5.40%) MiFID
23 85 (5.27%) Migration
24 84 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
25 81 (5.02%) Cisco
25 81 (5.02%) Linux

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 61 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.36%) Confluence
3 16 (0.99%) CMS
3 16 (0.99%) Skype for Business
3 16 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 15 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 10 (0.62%) Apache
6 10 (0.62%) JBoss
7 9 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.56%) WordPress
8 6 (0.37%) IIS
9 5 (0.31%) Documentum
9 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.25%) Drupal
10 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.25%) nginx
11 3 (0.19%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 125 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (3.29%) Microsoft Project
5 43 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.062%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 25 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.37%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.31%) Kondor
5 5 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.31%) SAP WM
6 4 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.25%) iTrent
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.25%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.98%) Office 365
3 43 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.99%) SaaS
5 17 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
6 15 (0.93%) IaaS
7 9 (0.56%) iPaaS
8 7 (0.43%) Dropbox
8 7 (0.43%) PaaS
9 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.37%) Slack
10 5 (0.31%) Akamai
10 5 (0.31%) GitHub
10 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (0.31%) Taleo
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.04%) Firewall
2 45 (2.79%) LAN
3 42 (2.61%) WAN
4 36 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 34 (2.11%) SAN
6 29 (1.80%) Internet
7 27 (1.67%) Wireless
8 25 (1.55%) VPN
9 23 (1.43%) LDAP
10 22 (1.36%) Ethernet
11 18 (1.12%) Intranet
11 18 (1.12%) Skype
12 17 (1.05%) DNS
12 17 (1.05%) NetScaler
12 17 (1.05%) VLAN
13 15 (0.93%) OSPF
13 15 (0.93%) SSL
14 14 (0.87%) SMS
15 13 (0.81%) BGP
15 13 (0.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (11.54%) Blockchain
2 78 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 35 (2.17%) Big Data
4 32 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 15 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 14 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 14 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.56%) Data Lake
12 9 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.50%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.50%) MySQL
14 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 66 (4.09%) JIRA
2 21 (1.30%) Subversion
3 18 (1.12%) Maven
4 15 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 14 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.50%) Ant
8 8 (0.50%) Selenium
9 7 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.31%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.31%) IBM UrbanCode
11 5 (0.31%) NUnit
12 3 (0.19%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.19%) JUnit
12 3 (0.19%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.19%) PyCharm
12 3 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 781 (48.45%) Finance
2 495 (30.71%) Banking
3 98 (6.08%) Investment Banking
4 90 (5.58%) Front Office
5 68 (4.22%) Financial Institution
6 59 (3.66%) Legal
7 55 (3.41%) Retail
8 42 (2.61%) Back Office
8 42 (2.61%) Marketing
9 28 (1.74%) Law
10 23 (1.43%) International Banking
11 16 (0.99%) Billing
11 16 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.87%) French Language
12 14 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.87%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.68%) Advertising
14 9 (0.56%) Games
14 9 (0.56%) German Language
14 9 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 362 (22.46%) Analyst
2 227 (14.08%) Project Manager
3 199 (12.34%) Business Analyst
4 153 (9.49%) Developer
5 127 (7.88%) Change Manager
6 91 (5.65%) Consultant
7 64 (3.97%) Service Analyst
8 58 (3.60%) Architect
9 56 (3.47%) Programme Manager
10 55 (3.41%) Business Manager
11 52 (3.23%) IT Manager
11 52 (3.23%) Senior Manager
12 46 (2.85%) Business Change Manager
13 45 (2.79%) Financial Analyst
14 44 (2.73%) Administrator
15 43 (2.67%) Java Developer
16 35 (2.17%) Banking Analyst
17 31 (1.92%) Service Desk Analyst
17 31 (1.92%) Support Analyst
18 30 (1.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (4.84%) Web Services
2 51 (3.16%) .NET
3 43 (2.67%) XML
4 34 (2.11%) HTML
5 32 (1.99%) JSON
6 30 (1.86%) FIX Protocol
7 27 (1.67%) jQuery
8 25 (1.55%) SOAP
9 21 (1.30%) REST
10 20 (1.24%) Kafka
11 19 (1.18%) Spring
12 17 (1.05%) J2EE
13 16 (0.99%) AngularJS
14 15 (0.93%) CSS
15 14 (0.87%) WCF
16 13 (0.81%) HTML5
16 13 (0.81%) WPF
17 11 (0.68%) XSLT
18 10 (0.62%) Middleware
18 10 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 150 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 73 (4.53%) Data Centre
4 72 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 56 (3.47%) Derivative
6 52 (3.23%) Fintech
7 39 (2.42%) Fixed Income
8 36 (2.23%) Computer Science
9 35 (2.17%) Equities
10 26 (1.61%) Blackberry
11 24 (1.49%) NHS
12 22 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 20 (1.24%) CMDB
13 20 (1.24%) Credit Risk
14 18 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.12%) Market Risk
14 18 (1.12%) User Experience
15 17 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
16 16 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.99%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 188 (11.66%) Windows
2 81 (5.02%) Linux
3 77 (4.78%) Unix
4 41 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.55%) Solaris
7 19 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.87%) AIX
9 14 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.74%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.68%) Windows 2000
12 11 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.43%) MVS
13 7 (0.43%) SUSE
14 6 (0.37%) CentOS
14 6 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (23.51%) Project Management
2 271 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (16.56%) ITIL
4 255 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (10.11%) Business Analysis
5 163 (10.11%) PRINCE2
6 113 (7.01%) Risk Management
7 110 (6.82%) Service Management
8 91 (5.65%) Problem Management
9 85 (5.27%) Migration
10 84 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 77 (4.78%) Time Management
12 76 (4.71%) SDLC
13 74 (4.59%) Configuration Management
14 73 (4.53%) CRM
14 73 (4.53%) Programme Management
15 71 (4.40%) Asset Management
15 71 (4.40%) Incident Management
15 71 (4.40%) Scrum
15 71 (4.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 175 (10.86%) SQL
2 118 (7.32%) Java
3 59 (3.66%) C#
4 51 (3.16%) Python
5 46 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 32 (1.99%) Perl
7 23 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 22 (1.36%) C
8 22 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.18%) Scala
10 18 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 15 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.68%) Korn
13 8 (0.50%) PHP
13 8 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.43%) Apex Code
14 7 (0.43%) Ruby
15 6 (0.37%) C++
15 6 (0.37%) R
15 6 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 113 (7.01%) Degree
2 62 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
4 40 (2.48%) PMP
5 32 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (1.67%) MCSE
7 27 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 19 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.05%) MCP
10 17 (1.05%) MCSA
10 17 (1.05%) MCSM
11 16 (0.99%) ACDT
11 16 (0.99%) ACHDS
11 16 (0.99%) ACTC
11 16 (0.99%) MCDST
11 16 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.96%) PMO
2 87 (5.40%) MiFID
3 67 (4.16%) SLA
4 62 (3.85%) QA
5 40 (2.48%) GDPR
6 31 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (1.12%) PCI DSS
8 17 (1.05%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 13 (0.81%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.81%) EMIR
10 9 (0.56%) P3O
11 8 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.37%) COBIT
13 6 (0.37%) FATCA
14 5 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
15 3 (0.19%) FINREP
15 3 (0.19%) GCP
15 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 98 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (0.56%) SRDF
4 9 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (0.56%) vSphere
5 8 (0.50%) Firmware
5 8 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.43%) Docker
6 7 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.43%) iptables
6 7 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.31%) NFS
7 5 (0.31%) Samba
7 5 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.31%) Veritas File System
7 5 (0.31%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.31%) XenApp
7 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (1.80%) SCCM
2 18 (1.12%) SCOM
3 12 (0.74%) Ansible
4 11 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (0.56%) Control-M
7 5 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.31%) Puppet
8 4 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.25%) EMC TimeFinder
8 4 (0.25%) NetApp OnCommand
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.25%) Terraform
9 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.19%) Piwik
Vendors
1 181 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 106 (6.58%) Oracle
3 81 (5.02%) Cisco
4 80 (4.96%) SAP
5 59 (3.66%) Citrix
6 57 (3.54%) ServiceNow
7 38 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (2.30%) HP
9 36 (2.23%) VMware
10 32 (1.99%) Workday
11 25 (1.55%) SolarWinds
12 24 (1.49%) Apple
12 24 (1.49%) Remedy
13 21 (1.30%) EMC
14 20 (1.24%) Adobe
14 20 (1.24%) Sybase
15 19 (1.18%) Splunk
16 17 (1.05%) Bloomberg
17 16 (0.99%) CheckPoint
17 16 (0.99%) Murex