The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Analyst
Rank 542 480 489
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 81 113 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 65
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Change Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Change Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Change Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Analyst within the UK.

Change Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Change Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Change Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Analyst within the UK.

Change Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Change Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
England -33 63 £325 +8.33% 18
London -2 25 £375 +18.85% 10
South East +6 23 £225 -25.00% 4
South Wales -6 9 £325 - 2
Wales -9 9 £325 - 2
Cardiff - 9 £325 - 2
City of London +52 7 £425 -15.00% 2
Hampshire +7 6 £190 -35.59%
East of England -2 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Scotland -6 4 £385 +18.37%
North West -20 4 £288 +8.49% 1
Kent - 4 - - 1
Berkshire +13 3 £310 - 2
East Midlands -9 3 £275 -29.03%
West Midlands -22 3 £328 +31.00%
West Sussex - 3 £280 -
Northamptonshire +13 2 £370 +7.24%
Bedfordshire +7 2 £325 -18.75% 1
Cheshire -4 2 £369 -
Edinburgh -13 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £385 -
Crawley - 2 £280 -
Reading - 2 £310 -
Hook - 2 £190 -
Northampton +12 1 £240 -30.43%
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
Luton -2 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 £275 -31.25%
South Yorkshire -15 1 £500 +23.07% 1
Yorkshire -16 1 £500 +5.26% 1

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 108 (47.16%) Change Management
2 61 (26.64%) Finance
3 48 (20.96%) ITIL
4 46 (20.09%) Banking
5 43 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (17.90%) Project Management
7 30 (13.10%) Business Analysis
8 26 (11.35%) Service Management
8 26 (11.35%) Microsoft
9 22 (9.61%) PRINCE2
9 22 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (9.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 21 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (8.30%) MS Office
12 18 (7.86%) MS Excel
13 17 (7.42%) NHS
13 17 (7.42%) MS PowerPoint
14 16 (6.99%) Migration
14 16 (6.99%) Law
14 16 (6.99%) ERP
14 16 (6.99%) ISEB
15 15 (6.55%) MS Visio
15 15 (6.55%) Retail
16 13 (5.68%) Waterfall
16 13 (5.68%) Release Management
16 13 (5.68%) Remedy
17 12 (5.24%) Process Management
18 11 (4.80%) Validation
19 10 (4.37%) Telecoms
19 10 (4.37%) ITIL Certification

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.30%) MS Office
2 18 (7.86%) MS Excel
3 17 (7.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (6.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.44%) HFM
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.44%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Intranet
2 3 (1.31%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.87%) DHCP
3 2 (0.87%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) RNC
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 61 (26.64%) Finance
2 46 (20.09%) Banking
3 16 (6.99%) Law
4 15 (6.55%) Retail
5 10 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.93%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.31%) Billing
8 3 (1.31%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.87%) Back Office
9 2 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) HTML
1 1 (0.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.42%) NHS
3 10 (4.37%) CMDB
4 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.18%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.18%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.87%) FMCG
7 2 (0.87%) Life Science
7 2 (0.87%) Statistics
7 2 (0.87%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.44%) CCTV
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.31%) Windows
2 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.16%) Change Management
2 48 (20.96%) ITIL
3 43 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (17.90%) Project Management
5 30 (13.10%) Business Analysis
6 26 (11.35%) Service Management
7 22 (9.61%) PRINCE2
8 21 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (9.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 16 (6.99%) ERP
9 16 (6.99%) Migration
10 13 (5.68%) Release Management
10 13 (5.68%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.24%) Process Management
12 11 (4.80%) Validation
13 10 (4.37%) Change Control
14 9 (3.93%) SDLC
15 8 (3.49%) Business Transformation
15 8 (3.49%) Practice Management
15 8 (3.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.44%) SQL
1 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (6.99%) ISEB
2 10 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.93%) Degree
4 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.87%) SEPA
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.68%) Remedy
3 10 (4.37%) BMC
4 9 (3.93%) SAP
5 5 (2.18%) Planview
6 3 (1.31%) BT
6 3 (1.31%) iManage
6 3 (1.31%) Oracle
6 3 (1.31%) Siebel
7 2 (0.87%) AppSense
7 2 (0.87%) EMC
7 2 (0.87%) Ericsson
7 2 (0.87%) Huawei
7 2 (0.87%) Nokia
7 2 (0.87%) Serena
7 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.87%) ThinPrint
7 2 (0.87%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) CODA
8 1 (0.44%) Informatica
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