Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 57 53 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +33 +24
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,612 825 853
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.37% 4.69% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 5.25% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 605 599
10th Percentile £358 £300 £313
25th Percentile £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £538 £586
90th Percentile £725 £633 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 7
10th Percentile £17.85 £45.50 £19.40
25th Percentile £22.03 £51.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate £34.45 £67.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -48.96% +92.86% +71.74%
75th Percentile £48.88 £79.38 £51.38
90th Percentile £59.50 £84.25 £57.10
England median hourly rate £25.29 £21.41 £23.50
% change year-on-year +18.12% -8.89% -10.34%

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 33,719 15,729 26,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.47% 89.36% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,596 11,387 19,431
10th Percentile £381 £325 £315
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 141 316
10th Percentile £16.37 £17.00 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £23.38 £16.91
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.31% +39.13% +5.70%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £65.00 £53.51
England median hourly rate £25.50 £26.79 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.82% +30.68% -5.79%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -7 120 £525 - 57
East London +15 24 £625 +6.38% 10
West London -16 16 £575 - 15
South London -3 8 £500 +25.00%
North London 0 2 £550 - 3
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 827 (51.30%) Finance
2 496 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 433 (26.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 378 (23.45%) Social Skills
5 319 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 306 (18.98%) Banking
7 261 (16.19%) Project Management
8 215 (13.34%) Microsoft
9 188 (11.66%) ITIL
10 186 (11.54%) Windows
11 179 (11.10%) Project Delivery
12 175 (10.86%) Azure
13 144 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
14 128 (7.94%) Security Cleared
14 128 (7.94%) DevOps
15 126 (7.82%) Risk Management
16 122 (7.57%) SQL
17 120 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
18 116 (7.20%) Linux
19 115 (7.13%) Presentation Skills
20 114 (7.07%) Active Directory
20 114 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
21 105 (6.51%) Migration
22 101 (6.27%) Degree
23 98 (6.08%) Business Case
24 97 (6.02%) Waterfall
24 97 (6.02%) Management Information System
24 97 (6.02%) Scrum
25 96 (5.96%) Coaching
26 94 (5.83%) Incident 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 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.85%) Confluence
3 29 (1.80%) Apache
4 19 (1.18%) IIS
5 9 (0.56%) nginx
6 7 (0.43%) SAS
7 6 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.37%) CMS
7 6 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.25%) JBoss
9 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.19%) Appian
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.12%) Drupal
11 2 (0.12%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.12%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.12%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 83 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 39 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.31%) InVision
5 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.12%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.12%) Sketch
7 1 (0.062%) InDesign
7 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.062%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.062%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 14 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 10 (0.62%) RMDS
4 8 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.31%) Eikon
7 4 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
7 4 (0.25%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.25%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.19%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.19%) Summit
9 2 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 175 (10.86%) Azure
2 91 (5.65%) AWS
3 81 (5.02%) Microsoft 365
4 55 (3.41%) GCP
5 47 (2.92%) Power Platform
6 39 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (1.86%) SaaS
8 27 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.74%) IaaS
9 12 (0.74%) PaaS
10 11 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.68%) Serverless
11 10 (0.62%) Azure Monitor
11 10 (0.62%) Power Automate
12 9 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (0.56%) Azure Event Grid
12 9 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 7 (0.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.78%) Firewall
2 34 (2.11%) DNS
3 31 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.55%) VPN
5 24 (1.49%) DHCP
6 20 (1.24%) SAN
7 19 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 18 (1.12%) WAN
8 18 (1.12%) Wireless
9 17 (1.05%) BGP
9 17 (1.05%) LAN
10 15 (0.93%) OSPF
11 14 (0.87%) Internet
12 13 (0.81%) IPsec
12 13 (0.81%) NetScaler
12 13 (0.81%) SD-WAN
12 13 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (0.74%) Network Security
13 12 (0.74%) SSL
13 12 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.85%) Power BI
3 32 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.67%) Big Data
5 21 (1.30%) Tableau
6 20 (1.24%) Data Lake
7 18 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.43%) HBase
12 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.43%) SAP HANA
12 7 (0.43%) SSDT
13 6 (0.37%) Data Mart
13 6 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 92 (5.71%) JIRA
2 26 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.56%) Gatling
6 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.37%) JMeter
7 6 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.37%) Selenium
7 6 (0.37%) Subversion
7 6 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.37%) WebLOAD
8 5 (0.31%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.31%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.25%) Burp Suite
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.19%) Maven
10 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 827 (51.30%) Finance
2 378 (23.45%) Social Skills
3 306 (18.98%) Banking
4 120 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (7.13%) Presentation Skills
6 84 (5.21%) Public Sector
7 81 (5.02%) Influencing Skills
8 68 (4.22%) Investment Banking
9 66 (4.09%) Legal
10 40 (2.48%) Retail
11 38 (2.36%) Marketing
12 29 (1.80%) Law
13 28 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
13 28 (1.74%) Telecoms
14 26 (1.61%) Front Office
15 20 (1.24%) Back Office
16 18 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
16 18 (1.12%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.87%) Manufacturing
18 12 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 286 (17.74%) Analyst
2 229 (14.21%) Project Manager
3 161 (9.99%) Change Manager
4 151 (9.37%) Business Analyst
5 137 (8.50%) Developer
6 94 (5.83%) Architect
7 90 (5.58%) Consultant
8 65 (4.03%) IT Manager
9 55 (3.41%) Business Manager
10 54 (3.35%) Senior Manager
11 49 (3.04%) Business Change Manager
12 46 (2.85%) Change Consultant
12 46 (2.85%) Programme Manager
12 46 (2.85%) Transformation Manager
13 44 (2.73%) Transformation Consultant
14 42 (2.61%) Service Manager
15 41 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
15 41 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
16 35 (2.17%) Applications Support
17 33 (2.05%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.10%) .NET
2 24 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
2 24 (1.49%) REST
3 20 (1.24%) LDAP
4 19 (1.18%) React
5 18 (1.12%) Node.js
6 17 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (0.99%) Web Services
8 15 (0.93%) Spring
9 14 (0.87%) CSS
9 14 (0.87%) SAML
10 13 (0.81%) Spring Boot
11 10 (0.62%) HTML
11 10 (0.62%) Middleware
12 9 (0.56%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.43%) Redux
14 6 (0.37%) ADO
14 6 (0.37%) OAuth
14 6 (0.37%) WPF
14 6 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 50 (3.10%) User Experience
3 38 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 32 (1.99%) Public Cloud
5 26 (1.61%) CMDB
5 26 (1.61%) NHS
6 24 (1.49%) Clustering
6 24 (1.49%) Derivative
7 22 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (1.36%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.24%) Replication
9 14 (0.87%) Reinsurance
10 13 (0.81%) PMI
11 10 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.56%) Equities
12 9 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.56%) Legacy Systems
12 9 (0.56%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 186 (11.54%) Windows
2 116 (7.20%) Linux
3 51 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.23%) Windows 10
5 35 (2.17%) Unix
6 18 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.37%) Solaris
13 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.19%) Android
14 3 (0.19%) CentOS
14 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.12%) VMS
16 1 (0.062%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (26.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 319 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 261 (16.19%) Project Management
5 188 (11.66%) ITIL
6 179 (11.10%) Project Delivery
7 144 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
8 128 (7.94%) DevOps
9 126 (7.82%) Risk Management
10 114 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 105 (6.51%) Migration
12 98 (6.08%) Business Case
13 97 (6.02%) Scrum
13 97 (6.02%) Waterfall
14 96 (5.96%) Coaching
15 94 (5.83%) Incident Management
16 88 (5.46%) Cybersecurity
16 88 (5.46%) Problem Management
16 88 (5.46%) Service Management
17 81 (5.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 122 (7.57%) SQL
2 74 (4.59%) Python
3 72 (4.47%) Java
4 67 (4.16%) PowerShell
5 56 (3.47%) C#
6 43 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 34 (2.11%) C
8 17 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 16 (0.99%) Bash
10 14 (0.87%) VBA
11 11 (0.68%) VB
12 10 (0.62%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.56%) Java 8
13 9 (0.56%) Perl
13 9 (0.56%) R
13 9 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 7 (0.43%) Search Processing Language
14 7 (0.43%) VBScript
15 5 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 128 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 101 (6.27%) Degree
3 88 (5.46%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
5 31 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.36%) APMG
8 21 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.24%) PMP
10 18 (1.12%) MCSE
11 14 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (0.74%) CCNP
12 12 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (0.68%) CCNA
13 11 (0.68%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.62%) JNCIA
14 10 (0.62%) MCITP
14 10 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.34%) PMO
2 58 (3.60%) SLA
3 47 (2.92%) QA
4 26 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.43%) GDPR
6 20 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (1.18%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.81%) COBIT
9 10 (0.62%) ISO 20022
10 9 (0.56%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.50%) FINREP
12 7 (0.43%) GRC
13 6 (0.37%) NIST
14 4 (0.25%) IFRS
14 4 (0.25%) MiFID
15 3 (0.19%) Accessibility
15 3 (0.19%) COREP
15 3 (0.19%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.19%) PSD2
15 3 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 114 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.55%) Docker
4 18 (1.12%) vSphere
5 16 (0.99%) VMware NSX
6 15 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.81%) XenApp
8 10 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.50%) Firmware
11 6 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.19%) NFS
14 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
14 3 (0.19%) OpenIDM
14 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.12%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (1.80%) Ansible
1 29 (1.80%) Terraform
2 24 (1.49%) SCCM
3 23 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
4 22 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 14 (0.87%) vRealize
8 13 (0.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 11 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.62%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 7 (0.43%) BladeLogic
12 7 (0.43%) Grafana
12 7 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.37%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.37%) Puppet
14 5 (0.31%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 215 (13.34%) Microsoft
2 90 (5.58%) Oracle
3 86 (5.33%) VMware
4 62 (3.85%) Cisco
5 55 (3.41%) SAP
6 45 (2.79%) ServiceNow
7 42 (2.61%) Splunk
8 39 (2.42%) Citrix
9 38 (2.36%) CheckPoint
10 31 (1.92%) IBM
11 30 (1.86%) Google
12 25 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (1.36%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
15 16 (0.99%) Juniper
15 16 (0.99%) Remedy
16 15 (0.93%) Adobe
16 15 (0.93%) Veeam
17 10 (0.62%) Meraki
18 9 (0.56%) AppDynamics