Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 69 67
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,540 1,478 1,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.32% 3.54% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 4.07% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,071 983 1,074
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 14
London median hourly rate £18.70 £31.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.68% +42.33% -38.65%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.75 £16.19
90th Percentile £48.05 £56.88 £45.55
England median hourly rate £24.96 £26.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -0.63% -10.00%

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 40,485 36,328 39,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.38% 86.93% 86.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,345 25,971 28,402
London median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £655 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 388 357
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.30 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +15.69% +6.52%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.65 £49.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -6 288 £500 +8.11% 46
West London -13 92 £450 +18.03% 25
East London -5 37 £525 +13.51% 6
South London -53 25 £500 +11.11% 6
North London +10 12 £525 +7.69% 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 690 (44.81%) Finance
2 391 (25.39%) Banking
3 352 (22.86%) Project Management
4 307 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 227 (14.74%) ITIL
7 209 (13.57%) Microsoft
8 206 (13.38%) Blockchain
9 194 (12.60%) Windows
10 188 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
11 173 (11.23%) SQL
12 153 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
13 132 (8.57%) Business Analysis
14 117 (7.60%) PRINCE2
15 114 (7.40%) Linux
16 111 (7.21%) Security Cleared
17 110 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
18 109 (7.08%) Service Management
19 107 (6.95%) Risk Management
20 106 (6.88%) Migration
20 106 (6.88%) Degree
21 98 (6.36%) Active Directory
22 93 (6.04%) SAP
23 92 (5.97%) Investment Banking
24 91 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
24 91 (5.91%) Management Information System
25 89 (5.78%) Problem Management
26 87 (5.65%) Scrum
27 86 (5.58%) Office 365
28 85 (5.52%) 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 57 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.53%) Confluence
3 25 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 21 (1.36%) IIS
5 16 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.91%) Apache
7 13 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 11 (0.71%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.45%) CMS
11 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.32%) SAS
14 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.26%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.19%) nginx
15 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 110 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
3 67 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (3.31%) MS Visio
5 45 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Gliffy
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.065%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.065%) InDesign
8 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.065%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 14 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 12 (0.78%) Workday HCM
4 9 (0.58%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
7 6 (0.39%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.32%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.26%) RMDS
10 3 (0.19%) iTrent
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.19%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 86 (5.58%) Office 365
2 85 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (3.05%) SaaS
5 39 (2.53%) IaaS
6 38 (2.47%) PaaS
7 11 (0.71%) G Suite
7 11 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (0.65%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.32%) GitHub
11 5 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 5 (0.32%) Yammer
12 4 (0.26%) npm
12 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.16%) Firewall
2 60 (3.90%) WAN
3 50 (3.25%) LAN
4 44 (2.86%) Network Security
5 38 (2.47%) SSL
6 37 (2.40%) DNS
7 27 (1.75%) Wireless
8 26 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 25 (1.62%) VPN
10 23 (1.49%) Intranet
11 20 (1.30%) SAN
12 19 (1.23%) Internet
13 17 (1.10%) BGP
13 17 (1.10%) IPsec
13 17 (1.10%) OSPF
14 16 (1.04%) DHCP
15 15 (0.97%) MPLS
16 14 (0.91%) Kerberos
16 14 (0.91%) Multicast
17 12 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (13.38%) Blockchain
2 69 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 30 (1.95%) Big Data
4 28 (1.82%) DB2
5 24 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.17%) MySQL
9 16 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 15 (0.97%) Apache Hive
11 14 (0.91%) Power BI
11 14 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.71%) Data Lake
14 10 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.65%) HBase
15 9 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (4.29%) JIRA
2 28 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 27 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.58%) IBM UrbanCode
6 9 (0.58%) Subversion
6 9 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (0.52%) Maven
7 8 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.45%) Selenium
9 6 (0.39%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.39%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.39%) Mocha
9 6 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.32%) NUnit
11 4 (0.26%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 690 (44.81%) Finance
2 391 (25.39%) Banking
3 92 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 80 (5.19%) Retail
5 71 (4.61%) Financial Institution
6 70 (4.55%) Front Office
7 60 (3.90%) Legal
8 37 (2.40%) Marketing
9 35 (2.27%) Back Office
10 30 (1.95%) Telecoms
11 27 (1.75%) Law
12 20 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.30%) Publishing
13 12 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.71%) French Language
15 10 (0.65%) Billing
16 9 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.52%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.45%) German Language
18 7 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (20.65%) Analyst
2 220 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 175 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 141 (9.16%) Change Manager
5 105 (6.82%) Consultant
6 80 (5.19%) Developer
7 68 (4.42%) Architect
8 54 (3.51%) Business Manager
9 48 (3.12%) Business Change Manager
10 47 (3.05%) Administrator
11 43 (2.79%) IT Manager
12 39 (2.53%) Infrastructure Manager
13 36 (2.34%) Senior Manager
14 29 (1.88%) Service Analyst
15 28 (1.82%) Data Analyst
15 28 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
16 27 (1.75%) Applications Support
16 27 (1.75%) Financial Analyst
16 27 (1.75%) Technical Analyst
17 26 (1.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.66%) Web Services
2 29 (1.88%) .NET
3 26 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 24 (1.56%) Middleware
5 20 (1.30%) HTML
6 16 (1.04%) REST
7 15 (0.97%) CSS
7 15 (0.97%) HTML5
7 15 (0.97%) SOAP
7 15 (0.97%) XML
8 14 (0.91%) XSLT
9 12 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (0.71%) CSS3
10 11 (0.71%) JSON
10 11 (0.71%) Rendezvous
10 11 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (0.65%) Kafka
11 10 (0.65%) SailPoint
12 9 (0.58%) JSP
12 9 (0.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 188 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 64 (4.16%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 51 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 35 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 34 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 31 (2.01%) User Experience
10 20 (1.30%) Equities
11 19 (1.23%) NHS
12 18 (1.17%) FMCG
12 18 (1.17%) PMI
13 17 (1.10%) iPad
14 16 (1.04%) Derivative
15 15 (0.97%) CMDB
16 14 (0.91%) Fintech
17 13 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (0.84%) iPhone
18 12 (0.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 194 (12.60%) Windows
2 114 (7.40%) Linux
3 65 (4.22%) Unix
4 55 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.79%) Windows 10
6 37 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.78%) AIX
11 12 (0.78%) Android
11 12 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.52%) Solaris
13 5 (0.32%) SUSE
14 4 (0.26%) Debian
14 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.26%) VMS
14 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (22.86%) Project Management
2 307 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 227 (14.74%) ITIL
5 153 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
6 132 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 117 (7.60%) PRINCE2
8 109 (7.08%) Service Management
9 107 (6.95%) Risk Management
10 106 (6.88%) Migration
11 89 (5.78%) Problem Management
12 87 (5.65%) Scrum
13 83 (5.39%) SDLC
14 79 (5.13%) Analytics
15 78 (5.06%) Incident Management
16 74 (4.81%) Programme Management
16 74 (4.81%) Service Delivery
17 73 (4.74%) Configuration Management
18 71 (4.61%) Data Analysis
19 70 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 173 (11.23%) SQL
2 82 (5.32%) Python
3 53 (3.44%) Java
4 36 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 35 (2.27%) Perl
6 34 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 29 (1.88%) C
8 27 (1.75%) C#
9 20 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 19 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.04%) VBA
12 15 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.78%) VB
13 12 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.71%) R
15 9 (0.58%) C++
15 9 (0.58%) Ruby
15 9 (0.58%) VBScript
16 6 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 106 (6.88%) Degree
3 84 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 43 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (2.60%) CISSP
6 38 (2.47%) PMP
7 31 (2.01%) CISM
8 30 (1.95%) PMI Certification
9 27 (1.75%) CISA
10 25 (1.62%) CCNP
11 20 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.10%) ISEB
13 15 (0.97%) CCNA
13 15 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (0.91%) CCIE
15 12 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.71%) DV Cleared
16 11 (0.71%) MCSE
17 10 (0.65%) CCSE
17 10 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.35%) QA
2 65 (4.22%) PMO
3 54 (3.51%) SLA
4 38 (2.47%) GDPR
5 23 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 19 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (1.04%) MiFID
8 12 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.58%) COBIT
10 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.19%) IFRS
14 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.13%) EMIR
14 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.13%) PSD2
14 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.065%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 98 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.84%) Docker
4 12 (0.78%) BitLocker
5 10 (0.65%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.65%) HDFS
5 10 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.52%) vSphere
6 8 (0.52%) XenApp
7 7 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.39%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (2.60%) SCCM
2 17 (1.10%) Ansible
3 16 (1.04%) Puppet
4 11 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (0.65%) Ambari
5 10 (0.65%) Apache Slider
5 10 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (0.65%) Oozie
5 10 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.65%) SCOM
6 9 (0.58%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.39%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.39%) WSUS
8 5 (0.32%) EMC VPLEX
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
9 4 (0.26%) Cisco CME
9 4 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 209 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 93 (6.04%) SAP
3 68 (4.42%) Oracle
4 58 (3.77%) Cisco
5 55 (3.57%) VMware
6 46 (2.99%) ServiceNow
7 39 (2.53%) HP
8 35 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (2.08%) Citrix
10 31 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 27 (1.75%) CheckPoint
12 25 (1.62%) IBM
13 24 (1.56%) Splunk
14 21 (1.36%) Reuters
15 19 (1.23%) Bloomberg
16 16 (1.04%) Workday
17 15 (0.97%) Apple
17 15 (0.97%) Remedy
18 14 (0.91%) Informatica
18 14 (0.91%) Juniper