Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 48 94
Rank change year-on-year -10 +46 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,488 754 1,027
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.20% 5.48% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 6.14% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 532 674
10th Percentile £361 £320 £313
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.16% -5.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £625 £525 £588
90th Percentile £700 £600 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
10th Percentile £17.53 £19.71 £22.88
25th Percentile £20.19 £30.34 £25.00
Median hourly rate £23.84 £42.50 £29.00
Median % change year-on-year -43.91% +46.55% +20.83%
75th Percentile £55.31 £50.06 £46.88
90th Percentile £60.75 £52.43 £61.77
England median hourly rate £23.48 £20.29 £26.63
% change year-on-year +15.68% -23.78% +10.57%

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 32,326 12,288 32,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.24% 89.30% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,319 8,828 24,068
10th Percentile £363 £319 £325
25th Percentile £458 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £505 £513
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% -1.46% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £615 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 98 381
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.14 £20.13 £15.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.33 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.96% +56.03% +10.00%
75th Percentile £53.75 £43.19 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.18 £52.88 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.18 £25.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% +14.07% +12.50%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +11 150 £515 -2.60% 48
West London -9 16 £530 +6.00% 11
East London 0 14 £625 +8.70% 10
South London +7 5 £500 +140.96% 3
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 712 (47.85%) Finance
2 463 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (23.72%) Social Skills
4 347 (23.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 278 (18.68%) Project Management
6 268 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 259 (17.41%) Banking
8 190 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 181 (12.16%) Azure
10 164 (11.02%) Windows
11 163 (10.95%) ITIL
12 162 (10.89%) DevOps
13 150 (10.08%) Project Delivery
14 140 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
15 136 (9.14%) SQL
16 115 (7.73%) Linux
17 114 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
18 112 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
19 110 (7.39%) AWS
20 108 (7.26%) Risk Management
21 105 (7.06%) Java
22 104 (6.99%) Presentation Skills
23 103 (6.92%) Security Cleared
24 102 (6.85%) Migration
25 98 (6.59%) Scrum
25 98 (6.59%) JIRA
26 93 (6.25%) Incident Management
27 89 (5.98%) Degree
28 88 (5.91%) Active Directory
29 87 (5.85%) 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 51 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.42%) Confluence
3 25 (1.68%) Apache
4 16 (1.08%) CMS
4 16 (1.08%) IIS
5 9 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.54%) nginx
7 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.40%) SAS
7 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.34%) JBoss
9 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.20%) MTS
11 2 (0.13%) CICS
11 2 (0.13%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.27%) Camtasia
6 4 (0.27%) InVision
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) ION MarketView
2 12 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.27%) Summit
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.20%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 181 (12.16%) Azure
2 110 (7.39%) AWS
3 84 (5.65%) Microsoft 365
4 50 (3.36%) GCP
5 44 (2.96%) Power Platform
6 38 (2.55%) GitHub
7 31 (2.08%) SaaS
8 26 (1.75%) IaaS
9 25 (1.68%) PaaS
10 19 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (1.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 17 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
14 12 (0.81%) Azure Event Grid
14 12 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 12 (0.81%) Serverless
15 11 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 78 (5.24%) Firewall
2 28 (1.88%) DNS
2 28 (1.88%) Multicast
3 23 (1.55%) Kerberos
4 20 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.28%) DHCP
6 14 (0.94%) WAN
7 13 (0.87%) SAN
7 13 (0.87%) Wireless
8 10 (0.67%) Internet
8 10 (0.67%) VPN
9 9 (0.60%) HTTP
9 9 (0.60%) Skype
9 9 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
9 9 (0.60%) Wireshark
10 8 (0.54%) LAN
11 7 (0.47%) Intranet
11 7 (0.47%) SD-WAN
11 7 (0.47%) tcpdump
11 7 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.82%) Power BI
3 24 (1.61%) Big Data
4 22 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 21 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.08%) Data Lake
8 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (0.94%) Tableau
10 13 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.67%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.67%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.47%) HBase
15 7 (0.47%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 98 (6.59%) JIRA
2 56 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 11 (0.74%) Subversion
7 10 (0.67%) Postman
7 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.54%) Maven
9 6 (0.40%) GitLab
9 6 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.34%) Selenium
11 4 (0.27%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.27%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.27%) Mocha
11 4 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.20%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 712 (47.85%) Finance
2 353 (23.72%) Social Skills
3 259 (17.41%) Banking
4 112 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (6.99%) Presentation Skills
6 58 (3.90%) Public Sector
7 54 (3.63%) Influencing Skills
8 49 (3.29%) Legal
9 35 (2.35%) Marketing
10 30 (2.02%) Retail
11 28 (1.88%) Telecoms
12 27 (1.81%) Law
12 27 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
13 25 (1.68%) Front Office
13 25 (1.68%) Investment Banking
14 18 (1.21%) Manufacturing
15 16 (1.08%) Back Office
16 14 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
18 11 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 240 (16.13%) Analyst
2 227 (15.26%) Project Manager
3 155 (10.42%) Developer
4 132 (8.87%) Change Manager
5 129 (8.67%) Business Analyst
6 95 (6.38%) Consultant
7 74 (4.97%) Architect
8 53 (3.56%) Change Consultant
9 51 (3.43%) IT Manager
10 49 (3.29%) Transformation Consultant
11 47 (3.16%) Business Manager
12 45 (3.02%) Transformation Manager
13 39 (2.62%) Applications Support
13 39 (2.62%) Java Developer
14 34 (2.28%) Banking Project Manager
15 32 (2.15%) Agile Coach
16 31 (2.08%) Senior Manager
17 28 (1.88%) Programme Manager
18 26 (1.75%) Administrator
19 25 (1.68%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.16%) .NET
2 39 (2.62%) Spring
3 33 (2.22%) Spring Boot
4 32 (2.15%) REST
5 29 (1.95%) Web Services
6 27 (1.81%) JSON
7 26 (1.75%) LDAP
7 26 (1.75%) React
8 22 (1.48%) CSS
9 20 (1.34%) HTML
9 20 (1.34%) Node.js
10 19 (1.28%) SAML
10 19 (1.28%) YAML
11 18 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
11 18 (1.21%) XML
12 17 (1.14%) AngularJS
13 15 (1.01%) Visualforce
14 14 (0.94%) Ajax
15 13 (0.87%) Middleware
15 13 (0.87%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.10%) Management Information System
2 33 (2.22%) User Experience
3 28 (1.88%) Data Centre
4 27 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (1.61%) CMDB
5 24 (1.61%) Derivative
6 22 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 21 (1.41%) Tandem
8 20 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.08%) Clustering
9 16 (1.08%) Equities
10 14 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (0.94%) NHS
11 11 (0.74%) Replication
12 10 (0.67%) PMI
13 8 (0.54%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.47%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.47%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.47%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 164 (11.02%) Windows
2 115 (7.73%) Linux
3 45 (3.02%) Windows Server
4 37 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (2.28%) Unix
6 33 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 24 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.20%) Solaris
14 2 (0.13%) AIX
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE
14 2 (0.13%) VMS
15 1 (0.067%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (23.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 278 (18.68%) Project Management
4 268 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (10.95%) ITIL
6 162 (10.89%) DevOps
7 150 (10.08%) Project Delivery
8 140 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
9 114 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 108 (7.26%) Risk Management
11 102 (6.85%) Migration
12 98 (6.59%) Scrum
13 93 (6.25%) Incident Management
14 87 (5.85%) Configuration Management
15 86 (5.78%) Business Analysis
15 86 (5.78%) Service Management
16 80 (5.38%) Coaching
17 73 (4.91%) PRINCE2
18 67 (4.50%) Problem Management
19 65 (4.37%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 136 (9.14%) SQL
2 105 (7.06%) Java
3 84 (5.65%) Python
4 76 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 68 (4.57%) JavaScript
6 51 (3.43%) C#
7 26 (1.75%) Java 8
8 25 (1.68%) C
9 19 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 15 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 13 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.67%) VB
13 8 (0.54%) R
13 8 (0.54%) TypeScript
14 7 (0.47%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.40%) Perl
15 6 (0.40%) Scala
15 6 (0.40%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.40%) VBA
16 5 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 89 (5.98%) Degree
3 79 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (1.48%) PMP
7 19 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.87%) MCSE
9 13 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (0.74%) CISA
11 10 (0.67%) CISM
12 9 (0.60%) APMG
12 9 (0.60%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (0.60%) CRISC
12 9 (0.60%) MCITP
13 8 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.23%) PMO
2 45 (3.02%) QA
3 40 (2.69%) SLA
4 31 (2.08%) GDPR
5 26 (1.75%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (1.21%) COBIT
9 12 (0.81%) NIST
9 12 (0.81%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.74%) GRC
11 5 (0.34%) MiFID
12 4 (0.27%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.20%) Accessibility
13 3 (0.20%) COREP
13 3 (0.20%) FATCA
13 3 (0.20%) FINREP
13 3 (0.20%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.13%) GxP
14 2 (0.13%) SOC 2
System Software
1 88 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.61%) Docker
4 15 (1.01%) vSphere
5 13 (0.87%) XenApp
6 12 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.60%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.27%) NFS
10 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.20%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.20%) OpenIDM
11 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.13%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.067%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 68 (4.57%) Ansible
2 35 (2.35%) Puppet
3 27 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (1.61%) Terraform
6 20 (1.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 20 (1.34%) SCCM
7 16 (1.08%) Kubernetes
8 13 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (0.60%) vRealize
11 8 (0.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 8 (0.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.34%) SCOM
14 4 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.27%) RSA Archer
14 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.20%) DatAdvantage
15 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 190 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 76 (5.11%) Oracle
3 69 (4.64%) VMware
4 48 (3.23%) SAP
5 44 (2.96%) Cisco
6 40 (2.69%) ServiceNow
7 37 (2.49%) Citrix
8 36 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 36 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.95%) Splunk
10 27 (1.81%) CA Agile Central
10 27 (1.81%) CheckPoint
10 27 (1.81%) IBM
11 19 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 17 (1.14%) Adobe
13 16 (1.08%) Google
14 15 (1.01%) Remedy
15 14 (0.94%) Databricks
15 14 (0.94%) SolarWinds
16 13 (0.87%) ION Trading