Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 74 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 1,639 1,380 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.58% 3.33% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 3.87% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 960 1,067
London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -1.69%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £285
90th Percentile £690 £650 £644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.49% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 18
London median hourly rate £15.00 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.42% +90.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.50 £27.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.50 £80.00 £69.88
England median hourly rate £20.25 £36.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -43.75% +43.31% -3.38%

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 39,668 35,687 37,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.02% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,976 25,669 26,661
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £299
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 425 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +17 272 £500 +11.11% 55
West London -15 66 £375 -21.79% 33
South London -45 31 £474 +8.29% 4
East London -13 30 £500 +17.65% 8
North London +6 18 £475 +58.33% 3
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 759 (46.31%) Finance
2 495 (30.20%) Banking
3 408 (24.89%) Project Management
4 272 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
5 259 (15.80%) ITIL
6 256 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 228 (13.91%) Microsoft
8 211 (12.87%) Windows
8 211 (12.87%) Blockchain
9 186 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
10 158 (9.64%) SQL
10 158 (9.64%) Business Analysis
11 156 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 141 (8.60%) Risk Management
12 141 (8.60%) Service Management
13 122 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
14 117 (7.14%) Degree
15 115 (7.02%) Active Directory
16 109 (6.65%) Java
17 101 (6.16%) Linux
17 101 (6.16%) PMO
18 100 (6.10%) Problem Management
19 99 (6.04%) Investment Banking
20 96 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
21 95 (5.80%) Oracle
21 95 (5.80%) Migration
22 93 (5.67%) Management Information System
23 92 (5.61%) Cisco
24 87 (5.31%) Security Cleared
25 84 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing

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 50 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.65%) Confluence
3 25 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.16%) CMS
6 16 (0.98%) Apache
7 15 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 14 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.79%) IIS
10 12 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 12 (0.73%) JBoss
11 11 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.49%) WordPress
14 5 (0.31%) nginx
14 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.24%) Drupal
15 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 122 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.061%) HipChat
8 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
4 9 (0.55%) RMDS
4 9 (0.55%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.37%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
7 5 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.31%) Kondor
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.24%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.18%) Maximo
9 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.15%) Office 365
2 55 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.14%) SaaS
5 20 (1.22%) IaaS
6 14 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (0.55%) Dropbox
7 9 (0.55%) iPaaS
7 9 (0.55%) PaaS
7 9 (0.55%) Slack
8 6 (0.37%) npm
8 6 (0.37%) Trello
9 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.31%) Taleo
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.24%) Akamai
10 4 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.24%) GitHub
10 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.05%) LAN
2 49 (2.99%) WAN
3 43 (2.62%) Firewall
3 43 (2.62%) SAN
4 37 (2.26%) Wireless
5 36 (2.20%) SSL
5 36 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 35 (2.14%) Internet
7 28 (1.71%) VPN
8 26 (1.59%) DNS
9 22 (1.34%) NAS
10 20 (1.22%) Ethernet
10 20 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (1.10%) DHCP
11 18 (1.10%) Skype
12 17 (1.04%) Intranet
13 15 (0.92%) Kerberos
13 15 (0.92%) OSPF
14 14 (0.85%) Network Security
15 13 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (12.87%) Blockchain
2 77 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 31 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.34%) Big Data
7 19 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 14 (0.85%) DB2
10 13 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.73%) HBase
11 12 (0.73%) QlikView
11 12 (0.73%) Sybase IQ
12 11 (0.67%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.61%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.55%) Data Lake
14 9 (0.55%) Power BI
14 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (4.27%) JIRA
2 22 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.04%) Maven
4 17 (1.04%) Subversion
5 13 (0.79%) Selenium
6 10 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.55%) Jasmine
7 9 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
9 6 (0.37%) Mocha
9 6 (0.37%) webpack
10 5 (0.31%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.24%) Ant
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.24%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.18%) PyCharm
12 3 (0.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 759 (46.31%) Finance
2 495 (30.20%) Banking
3 99 (6.04%) Investment Banking
4 81 (4.94%) Front Office
5 66 (4.03%) Legal
6 45 (2.75%) Retail
7 42 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 39 (2.38%) Marketing
9 32 (1.95%) Back Office
9 32 (1.95%) Law
10 24 (1.46%) International Banking
11 21 (1.28%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.22%) Billing
13 15 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.85%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.73%) French Language
15 12 (0.73%) Publishing
15 12 (0.73%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.55%) Advertising
16 9 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 335 (20.44%) Analyst
2 239 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 161 (9.82%) Business Analyst
4 145 (8.85%) Developer
5 125 (7.63%) Change Manager
6 95 (5.80%) Consultant
7 65 (3.97%) Service Analyst
8 61 (3.72%) Programme Manager
9 58 (3.54%) IT Manager
10 55 (3.36%) Senior Manager
11 52 (3.17%) Business Manager
12 50 (3.05%) Architect
13 44 (2.68%) Business Change Manager
14 40 (2.44%) Support Analyst
15 38 (2.32%) Banking Analyst
15 38 (2.32%) Financial Analyst
16 37 (2.26%) C# Developer
17 36 (2.20%) Senior Project Manager
18 34 (2.07%) Applications Support
18 34 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.84%) Web Services
2 59 (3.60%) .NET
3 48 (2.93%) XML
4 39 (2.38%) HTML
5 37 (2.26%) jQuery
6 28 (1.71%) JSON
7 27 (1.65%) SOAP
8 23 (1.40%) CSS
9 22 (1.34%) AngularJS
10 20 (1.22%) Spring
11 19 (1.16%) Kafka
11 19 (1.16%) WPF
12 18 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (1.04%) JMS
14 15 (0.92%) HTML5
14 15 (0.92%) REST
15 14 (0.85%) WCF
16 13 (0.79%) RESTful
17 11 (0.67%) J2EE
17 11 (0.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 186 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 84 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 67 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 48 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.87%) Fixed Income
7 38 (2.32%) Derivative
8 36 (2.20%) Equities
9 28 (1.71%) Virtual Team
10 26 (1.59%) NHS
11 24 (1.46%) Blackberry
12 23 (1.40%) Credit Risk
13 21 (1.28%) User Experience
14 19 (1.16%) Reinsurance
15 18 (1.10%) FMCG
15 18 (1.10%) Market Risk
16 17 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 17 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.92%) CMDB
17 15 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 211 (12.87%) Windows
2 101 (6.16%) Linux
3 76 (4.64%) Unix
4 49 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 39 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 37 (2.26%) Windows 10
7 26 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.46%) Solaris
10 22 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.92%) Android
12 14 (0.85%) AIX
13 13 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 13 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (0.43%) MVS
17 6 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (24.89%) Project Management
2 272 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (15.80%) ITIL
4 256 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 158 (9.64%) Business Analysis
6 156 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 141 (8.60%) Risk Management
7 141 (8.60%) Service Management
8 100 (6.10%) Problem Management
9 95 (5.80%) Migration
10 84 (5.13%) SDLC
10 84 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 79 (4.82%) Incident Management
12 78 (4.76%) Programme Management
13 76 (4.64%) Information Security
13 76 (4.64%) Time Management
14 72 (4.39%) Configuration Management
15 70 (4.27%) Service Delivery
16 67 (4.09%) Asset Management
16 67 (4.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 158 (9.64%) SQL
2 109 (6.65%) Java
3 76 (4.64%) C#
4 70 (4.27%) Python
5 59 (3.60%) JavaScript
6 39 (2.38%) Perl
7 34 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 27 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.40%) C
10 22 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 21 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.67%) C++
12 11 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.67%) Scala
13 10 (0.61%) Korn
13 10 (0.61%) PHP
13 10 (0.61%) Ruby
13 10 (0.61%) VBA
14 5 (0.31%) AWK
14 5 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (7.14%) Degree
2 87 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 53 (3.23%) PMP
5 44 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 39 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 36 (2.20%) CISSP
8 31 (1.89%) CISM
9 28 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (1.40%) CISA
12 22 (1.34%) MCSE
13 21 (1.28%) CCNP
14 20 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (1.04%) DV Cleared
16 16 (0.98%) MCSA
16 16 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.92%) MCP
17 15 (0.92%) MCSM
18 14 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.16%) PMO
2 77 (4.70%) SLA
3 69 (4.21%) MiFID
4 48 (2.93%) QA
5 39 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (2.32%) GDPR
7 26 (1.59%) PCI DSS
8 17 (1.04%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 16 (0.98%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.98%) EMIR
10 12 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 11 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.49%) P3O
13 7 (0.43%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.31%) COBIT
15 4 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
15 4 (0.24%) FATCA
15 4 (0.24%) IFRS
15 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (0.73%) Firmware
5 12 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.73%) SRDF
5 12 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.61%) Apache Flume
7 10 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.61%) HDFS
8 9 (0.55%) vSphere
9 8 (0.49%) Docker
10 7 (0.43%) iptables
11 6 (0.37%) NFS
11 6 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.31%) Samba
12 5 (0.31%) Veritas File System
12 5 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (2.38%) SCCM
2 24 (1.46%) SCOM
3 15 (0.92%) Ansible
4 14 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (0.61%) Ambari
6 10 (0.61%) Control-M
6 10 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (0.61%) Oozie
7 9 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.55%) Puppet
8 8 (0.49%) Apache Slider
9 7 (0.43%) EMC TimeFinder
9 7 (0.43%) NetApp OnCommand
10 6 (0.37%) Terraform
11 5 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 228 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 95 (5.80%) Oracle
3 92 (5.61%) Cisco
4 62 (3.78%) SAP
5 60 (3.66%) Citrix
6 49 (2.99%) HP
7 48 (2.93%) VMware
8 46 (2.81%) ServiceNow
9 31 (1.89%) Workday
10 29 (1.77%) Remedy
10 29 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.53%) Ivanti
11 25 (1.53%) Sybase
12 23 (1.40%) EMC
13 22 (1.34%) Bloomberg
14 21 (1.28%) Reuters
15 20 (1.22%) Apple
16 19 (1.16%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.16%) NetApp
17 18 (1.10%) Adobe