The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 335 340 323
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 306 270 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 180 168
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£450 £475 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £628 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.22 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
Change Manager
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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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Change Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Change Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Change Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Change Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Change Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Change Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Change Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Change Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Change Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Change Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Change Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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 -5 133 £475 -5.00% 14
South East -26 58 £425 - 3
South West +4 23 £475 +5.55% 5
West Midlands +18 20 £363 -33.17% 4
East Midlands 0 20 £458 +1.66%
North West -18 20 £450 +0.55% 3
East of England +8 13 £400 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire -28 12 £438 +3.55% 1
North East -24 2 £550 +46.66% 2
Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
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Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Change Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 236 (41.33%) Change Management
2 191 (33.45%) Finance
3 161 (28.20%) Project Management
4 109 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (13.49%) Banking
6 69 (12.08%) PRINCE2
7 59 (10.33%) ITIL
7 59 (10.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 57 (9.98%) Security Cleared
9 49 (8.58%) Business Transformation
10 41 (7.18%) ERP
11 39 (6.83%) SAP
11 39 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (5.95%) Retail
13 30 (5.25%) Legal
14 28 (4.90%) SC Cleared
15 27 (4.73%) Programme Management
15 27 (4.73%) Business Analysis
15 27 (4.73%) Change Control
15 27 (4.73%) Coaching
16 26 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (4.55%) Service Management
17 24 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (3.85%) Oracle
19 21 (3.68%) NHS
20 20 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
20 20 (3.50%) Law
20 20 (3.50%) Target Operating Model
21 19 (3.33%) DV Cleared
21 19 (3.33%) Microsoft

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Change Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.58%) CMS
3 6 (1.05%) IIS
4 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (2.98%) MS Office
2 16 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.28%) MS Project
4 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Agresso
2 4 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.18%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.53%) HTTP
1 3 (0.53%) Intranet
2 2 (0.35%) LAN
2 2 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.18%) 2G
3 1 (0.18%) Network Security
3 1 (0.18%) LTE
3 1 (0.18%) WAN
3 1 (0.18%) SAN
3 1 (0.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.18%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.70%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Maven
1 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.18%) Ant
2 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
2 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
General
1 191 (33.45%) Finance
2 77 (13.49%) Banking
3 34 (5.95%) Retail
4 30 (5.25%) Legal
5 20 (3.50%) Law
6 16 (2.80%) Retail Banking
7 15 (2.63%) Marketing
8 13 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.93%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.58%) Front Office
11 8 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.05%) Back Office
13 5 (0.88%) Electronics
13 5 (0.88%) Advertising
14 3 (0.53%) Billing
15 2 (0.35%) Local Government
15 2 (0.35%) Publishing
15 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.18%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.40%) .NET
2 4 (0.70%) HTML5
2 4 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (0.70%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) J2EE
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.68%) NHS
2 17 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.28%) Performance Metrics
4 10 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.40%) User Experience
6 6 (1.05%) Social Network
6 6 (1.05%) FMCG
6 6 (1.05%) PMI
7 4 (0.70%) LIMS
7 4 (0.70%) Life Science
7 4 (0.70%) Smart Meter
7 4 (0.70%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.53%) CMDB
8 3 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.35%) DTV
9 2 (0.35%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.35%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.10%) Windows
2 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.35%) UNIX
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.18%) AIX
4 1 (0.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (41.33%) Change Management
2 161 (28.20%) Project Management
3 109 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (12.08%) PRINCE2
5 59 (10.33%) ITIL
5 59 (10.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 49 (8.58%) Business Transformation
7 41 (7.18%) ERP
8 39 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (4.73%) Business Analysis
9 27 (4.73%) Programme Management
9 27 (4.73%) Change Control
9 27 (4.73%) Coaching
10 26 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (4.55%) Service Management
11 24 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (3.50%) Target Operating Model
13 16 (2.80%) PRINCE
13 16 (2.80%) Migration
13 16 (2.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
1 5 (0.88%) C
2 2 (0.35%) Java
2 2 (0.35%) SQL
3 1 (0.18%) Python
3 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.18%) Ruby
3 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (9.98%) Security Cleared
2 28 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 18 (3.15%) Degree
6 14 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (2.28%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.40%) PMP
10 5 (0.88%) APMP
11 4 (0.70%) APMG
11 4 (0.70%) ISEB
12 3 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.35%) CIMA
13 2 (0.35%) CIPD
14 1 (0.18%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.10%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) SLA
3 4 (0.70%) GAMP
4 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.35%) GxP
4 2 (0.35%) MiFID
4 2 (0.35%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (6.83%) SAP
2 22 (3.85%) Oracle
3 19 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.05%) LANDesk
5 2 (0.35%) Tableau
5 2 (0.35%) Remedy
5 2 (0.35%) HP
5 2 (0.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco
6 1 (0.18%) IBM
6 1 (0.18%) Cerner
6 1 (0.18%) Informatica
6 1 (0.18%) Capita
6 1 (0.18%) Facebook
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