Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 69 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,670 1,400 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.61% 3.46% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 4.01% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,204 949 1,067
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £306 £313 £298
90th Percentile £699 £663 £636
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 17
London median hourly rate £16.00 £45.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.84% +116.67% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £57.38 £46.25
England median hourly rate £21.33 £29.96 £22.77
% change year-on-year -28.82% +31.58% -28.22%

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 40,315 34,885 38,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.27% 86.26% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,125 25,082 27,302
London median daily rate £500 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.51% +1.97%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 380 431
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +13.51%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.70 £53.81 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +11.52%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +8 310 £500 +8.11% 56
West London -31 73 £450 +7.14% 19
East London -8 22 £525 +7.69% 6
South London -60 21 £498 +10.56% 3
North London +6 14 £475 +46.15% 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 743 (44.49%) Finance
2 489 (29.28%) Banking
3 379 (22.69%) Project Management
4 303 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
5 284 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 260 (15.57%) Microsoft
7 255 (15.27%) ITIL
8 246 (14.73%) Blockchain
9 216 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
10 210 (12.57%) Windows
11 178 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
12 151 (9.04%) SQL
13 143 (8.56%) Risk Management
14 142 (8.50%) Service Management
14 142 (8.50%) Active Directory
15 135 (8.08%) PRINCE2
15 135 (8.08%) Business Analysis
16 123 (7.37%) Linux
17 115 (6.89%) Security Cleared
18 113 (6.77%) Migration
19 111 (6.65%) Management Information System
20 105 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
21 102 (6.11%) Degree
22 101 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
23 100 (5.99%) Office 365
24 99 (5.93%) PMO
24 99 (5.93%) Configuration Management
25 97 (5.81%) Incident Management
25 97 (5.81%) SDLC
26 94 (5.63%) Investment Banking

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 65 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.16%) Confluence
3 31 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 18 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 14 (0.84%) IIS
6 13 (0.78%) CMS
7 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.42%) Apache
10 5 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.30%) JBoss
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.24%) Mule
11 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.24%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 105 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (3.89%) Microsoft Project
4 62 (3.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (3.11%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Gliffy
7 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.060%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.060%) HipChat
8 1 (0.060%) InDesign
8 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 13 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.72%) RMDS
5 9 (0.54%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
6 7 (0.42%) thinkFolio
7 6 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.30%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.24%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.24%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.18%) iTrent
10 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (5.99%) Office 365
2 77 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.51%) SaaS
5 38 (2.28%) IaaS
6 36 (2.16%) PaaS
7 12 (0.72%) G Suite
8 10 (0.60%) npm
9 9 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.54%) Slack
9 9 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.48%) Dropbox
10 8 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.42%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.36%) Trello
13 5 (0.30%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 5 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.30%) Yammer
14 4 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.77%) WAN
2 53 (3.17%) Firewall
3 51 (3.05%) LAN
4 45 (2.69%) SAN
5 43 (2.57%) DNS
5 43 (2.57%) SSL
6 30 (1.80%) Network Security
7 29 (1.74%) Internet
7 29 (1.74%) Wireless
8 26 (1.56%) TCP/IP
8 26 (1.56%) VPN
9 24 (1.44%) Intranet
10 23 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 23 (1.38%) NAS
11 21 (1.26%) DHCP
12 18 (1.08%) Kerberos
13 16 (0.96%) WLAN
14 14 (0.84%) Unified Communications
15 12 (0.72%) BGP
16 11 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (14.73%) Blockchain
2 67 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 30 (1.80%) DB2
4 28 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.44%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.20%) Big Data
8 19 (1.14%) Apache Hive
9 18 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.02%) HBase
11 16 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (0.90%) MySQL
13 14 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.84%) QlikView
13 14 (0.84%) Sybase IQ
14 11 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.48%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (4.01%) JIRA
2 37 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 30 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 15 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 13 (0.78%) Selenium
6 12 (0.72%) Jasmine
6 12 (0.72%) Mocha
6 12 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.60%) Maven
9 9 (0.54%) IBM UrbanCode
9 9 (0.54%) Subversion
10 8 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (0.48%) webpack
11 5 (0.30%) Ant
11 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.24%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 743 (44.49%) Finance
2 489 (29.28%) Banking
3 94 (5.63%) Investment Banking
4 79 (4.73%) Front Office
5 71 (4.25%) Legal
5 71 (4.25%) Retail
6 43 (2.57%) Financial Institution
7 41 (2.46%) Marketing
8 33 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.80%) Back Office
10 23 (1.38%) International Banking
10 23 (1.38%) Publishing
11 22 (1.32%) Law
12 19 (1.14%) Billing
12 19 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.78%) French Language
14 11 (0.66%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.48%) German Language
17 6 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 353 (21.14%) Analyst
2 249 (14.91%) Project Manager
3 178 (10.66%) Business Analyst
4 123 (7.37%) Change Manager
5 116 (6.95%) Developer
6 112 (6.71%) Consultant
7 60 (3.59%) Architect
8 58 (3.47%) Service Analyst
9 55 (3.29%) IT Manager
10 51 (3.05%) Senior Manager
11 45 (2.69%) Business Manager
11 45 (2.69%) Programme Manager
12 41 (2.46%) Administrator
12 41 (2.46%) Banking Analyst
13 39 (2.34%) Applications Support
13 39 (2.34%) Business Change Manager
14 37 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
15 35 (2.10%) Support Analyst
16 34 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
17 33 (1.98%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.47%) .NET
2 47 (2.81%) Web Services
3 35 (2.10%) AngularJS
4 32 (1.92%) HTML
5 31 (1.86%) XML
6 27 (1.62%) CSS
7 22 (1.32%) jQuery
8 21 (1.26%) HTML5
8 21 (1.26%) SOAP
9 18 (1.08%) CSS3
10 17 (1.02%) Kafka
11 16 (0.96%) JMS
11 16 (0.96%) JSON
12 15 (0.90%) REST
13 14 (0.84%) RESTful
13 14 (0.84%) WPF
14 12 (0.72%) Chai
15 11 (0.66%) React
16 10 (0.60%) Node.js
16 10 (0.60%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 216 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 75 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 66 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 55 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.69%) Fixed Income
7 39 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 39 (2.34%) Virtual Team
8 33 (1.98%) User Experience
9 30 (1.80%) Equities
10 23 (1.38%) Derivative
10 23 (1.38%) NHS
11 22 (1.32%) FMCG
12 21 (1.26%) PMI
13 19 (1.14%) Clustering
14 18 (1.08%) Fintech
15 17 (1.02%) Credit Risk
16 16 (0.96%) Data Structures
16 16 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 210 (12.57%) Windows
2 123 (7.37%) Linux
3 70 (4.19%) Unix
4 52 (3.11%) Windows 10
5 44 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 43 (2.57%) Windows Server
7 35 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.08%) Android
11 17 (1.02%) AIX
12 16 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.66%) Solaris
13 11 (0.66%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
14 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.42%) MVS
15 7 (0.42%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.24%) VMS
16 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (22.69%) Project Management
2 303 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 255 (15.27%) ITIL
5 178 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
6 143 (8.56%) Risk Management
7 142 (8.50%) Service Management
8 135 (8.08%) Business Analysis
8 135 (8.08%) PRINCE2
9 113 (6.77%) Migration
10 99 (5.93%) Configuration Management
11 97 (5.81%) Incident Management
11 97 (5.81%) SDLC
12 89 (5.33%) Problem Management
13 81 (4.85%) Release Management
14 78 (4.67%) Scrum
15 73 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
16 72 (4.31%) Analytics
16 72 (4.31%) ERP
17 71 (4.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (9.04%) SQL
2 82 (4.91%) Python
3 76 (4.55%) Java
4 60 (3.59%) C#
5 54 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 40 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 38 (2.28%) Perl
8 31 (1.86%) Bash Shell
9 30 (1.80%) C
10 23 (1.38%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 14 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 14 (0.84%) VBA
13 11 (0.66%) VB
14 10 (0.60%) C++
14 10 (0.60%) R
14 10 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.60%) VBScript
15 7 (0.42%) Groovy
15 7 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 115 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 102 (6.11%) Degree
3 89 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 61 (3.65%) CISSP
5 55 (3.29%) PMP
6 52 (3.11%) CISM
7 48 (2.87%) PMI Certification
8 39 (2.34%) CISA
9 36 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (1.38%) CCNP
12 19 (1.14%) ISEB
13 18 (1.08%) CCIE
14 15 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
17 10 (0.60%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.93%) PMO
2 71 (4.25%) SLA
3 57 (3.41%) QA
4 49 (2.93%) GDPR
5 34 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (2.04%) MiFID
6 26 (1.56%) PCI DSS
7 21 (1.26%) Data Quality
8 17 (1.02%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 14 (0.84%) EMIR
9 14 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.42%) COBIT
11 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.30%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.24%) FATCA
13 4 (0.24%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 142 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (0.96%) Apache Flume
5 16 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.96%) HDFS
6 13 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.66%) vSphere
8 10 (0.60%) Docker
9 8 (0.48%) Firmware
10 7 (0.42%) SRDF
10 7 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (0.42%) XenApp
11 6 (0.36%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.36%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.24%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.18%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 43 (2.57%) SCCM
2 21 (1.26%) SCOM
3 16 (0.96%) Ambari
3 16 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (0.96%) Oozie
3 16 (0.96%) Puppet
4 14 (0.84%) Apache Slider
5 12 (0.72%) Ansible
5 12 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (0.60%) AirWatch
7 10 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.42%) EMC TimeFinder
8 7 (0.42%) NetApp OnCommand
9 6 (0.36%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.30%) Mesos
11 4 (0.24%) ArcSight ESM
11 4 (0.24%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 260 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.03%) Cisco
3 81 (4.85%) SAP
4 73 (4.37%) VMware
5 68 (4.07%) Oracle
6 52 (3.11%) HP
7 44 (2.63%) Citrix
8 40 (2.40%) ServiceNow
9 24 (1.44%) Ivanti
10 22 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 22 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.32%) Sybase
11 21 (1.26%) IBM
12 20 (1.20%) Remedy
13 19 (1.14%) Reuters
13 19 (1.14%) Splunk
14 18 (1.08%) Bloomberg
15 17 (1.02%) EMC
15 17 (1.02%) Hortonworks
15 17 (1.02%) NetApp