The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Consultant
Rank 593 569 558
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Change Consultant 34 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.057% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.060% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 19
Average daily rate £550 £500 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £323 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £660 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Change Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Change Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Change Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Change Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Consultant across the England region.

Change Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Change Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Change Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Change Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Consultant across the England region.

Change Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Change Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 18 £594 -1.04% 2
North West +4 13 £355 -29.00%
Midlands -5 1 - -
South East -26 1 £580 +11.53%
North East - 1 - -
Change Consultant
UK

Change Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Change Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Change Consultant in their job title.

1 26 (49.06%) Change Management
2 20 (37.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
4 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
5 13 (24.53%) SAP
6 11 (20.75%) Finance
6 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
7 9 (16.98%) Business Transformation
8 8 (15.09%) Office 365
8 8 (15.09%) BC Cleared
8 8 (15.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (15.09%) Project Management
9 7 (13.21%) Communications Security
10 6 (11.32%) Banking
10 6 (11.32%) Retail
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (9.43%) Target Operating Model
12 4 (7.55%) Coaching
12 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications
12 4 (7.55%) Social Network
12 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.55%) ERP
13 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
13 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
13 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
13 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
13 3 (5.66%) Wealth Management
13 3 (5.66%) Analytics

Change Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Change Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Change Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Big Data
1 2 (3.77%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Social Network
3 2 (3.77%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Change Management
2 20 (37.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.98%) Business Transformation
4 8 (15.09%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) Communications Security
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.43%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Coaching
8 4 (7.55%) ERP
9 3 (5.66%) Analytics
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) Wealth Management
10 2 (3.77%) BPMN
10 2 (3.77%) Business Development
10 2 (3.77%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) BC Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.77%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) FATCA
1 1 (1.89%) MiFID
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle