The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Analyst
Rank 224 218 235
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 20 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 6
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£310 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.32 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.32 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +11.00%
Change Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8510 7978 8958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 92.72% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4273 4115
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 486 609
Average hourly rate £16.49 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Change Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Change Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Change Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Change Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Change Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Change Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Change Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Change Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Change Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +9 4 £413 +50.00%
Surrey -8 1 £275 +10.00%
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Change Analyst
England

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Change Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (46.34%) Change Management
2 15 (36.59%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) ITSM
4 6 (14.63%) Finance
4 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
6 4 (9.76%) APMG
6 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (9.76%) Remedy
6 4 (9.76%) MS Project
6 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (9.76%) VoIP
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) Maximo
7 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (7.32%) CMDB
7 3 (7.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Change Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.76%) MS Project
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Maximo
1 3 (7.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) CMDB
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Change Management
2 15 (36.59%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) ITSM
5 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.88%) Logistics
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) APMG
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) BMC
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Siebel
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.44%) HP