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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Analyst
Rank 484 456 464
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 129 129 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 86 102
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£350 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.32 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +11.00%

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
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

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Change Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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
England -30 116 £350 -2.77% 13
London -19 53 £375 -11.76% 8
South East -5 22 £310 -1.58%
City of London +8 9 £390 -8.23% 3
West Midlands -11 9 £325 - 1
East Midlands +7 6 £245 -21.03%
North West -5 6 - -
Yorkshire +6 5 £425 - 1
Manchester -7 4 - -
East of England -26 4 £303 -19.33% 1
South West -32 4 £275 -23.61% 1
Northampton +1 3 £245 -34.71%
Berkshire +1 3 £413 +50.00%
Northamptonshire +1 3 £245 -23.43%
West Yorkshire 0 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -6 3 - - 1
Scotland -25 3 - - 2
Leeds - 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £330 -
Slough - 3 £413 -
Bromley - 2 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 1 £375 -
Surrey +2 1 £275 +10.00%
Birmingham -2 1 £400 -3.03% 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £375 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £475 -

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 126 (49.22%) Change Management
2 61 (23.83%) ITIL
3 36 (14.06%) Finance
4 35 (13.67%) Service Management
5 32 (12.50%) ERP
6 31 (12.11%) Project Management
6 31 (12.11%) Business Analysis
7 29 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.55%) Business Transformation
9 26 (10.16%) Oracle
10 25 (9.77%) MS PowerPoint
11 22 (8.59%) Oracle EBS R12
11 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (8.59%) Banking
12 20 (7.81%) Security Cleared
13 19 (7.42%) SAP
14 18 (7.03%) MS Excel
15 17 (6.64%) NHS
16 16 (6.25%) MS Office
16 16 (6.25%) Degree
16 16 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (5.86%) Service Delivery
18 14 (5.47%) PRINCE2
18 14 (5.47%) SC Cleared
18 14 (5.47%) Change Control
19 13 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
20 12 (4.69%) SharePoint
20 12 (4.69%) MS Visio
20 12 (4.69%) Oracle ERP

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (9.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.25%) MS Office
4 12 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 11 (4.30%) MS Project
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (8.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.95%) assyst
5 3 (1.17%) Maximo
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.39%) Endur
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.39%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.39%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.39%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) VoIP
1 4 (1.56%) Intranet
2 2 (0.78%) 3G
2 2 (0.78%) Firewall
2 2 (0.78%) 2G
2 2 (0.78%) LTE
2 2 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Subversion
2 3 (1.17%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (14.06%) Finance
2 22 (8.59%) Banking
3 11 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.13%) Retail
5 6 (2.34%) Publishing
6 5 (1.95%) Marketing
6 5 (1.95%) Legal
7 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.56%) Front Office
8 3 (1.17%) Back Office
8 3 (1.17%) Advertising
8 3 (1.17%) Billing
8 3 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) DWR
2 1 (0.39%) Itk
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) XML
2 1 (0.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.64%) NHS
3 6 (2.34%) CMDB
4 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.78%) Social Media
6 1 (0.39%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.39%) EPoS
6 1 (0.39%) Social Network
6 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.39%) FMCG
6 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.30%) Windows
2 9 (3.52%) UNIX
3 7 (2.73%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (49.22%) Change Management
2 61 (23.83%) ITIL
3 35 (13.67%) Service Management
4 32 (12.50%) ERP
5 31 (12.11%) Project Management
5 31 (12.11%) Business Analysis
6 29 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (10.55%) Business Transformation
8 16 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 15 (5.86%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.47%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.47%) Change Control
11 13 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.30%) Release Management
12 11 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.30%) Migration
13 10 (3.91%) ITSM
14 8 (3.13%) Risk Management
14 8 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.95%) C
2 1 (0.39%) C#
2 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.39%) SQL
2 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.25%) Degree
3 14 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.73%) ISEB
6 6 (2.34%) APMG
7 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.78%) CBAP
9 2 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) CIPD
10 1 (0.39%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.34%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (10.16%) Oracle
2 19 (7.42%) SAP
3 9 (3.52%) Remedy
4 8 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.13%) HP
5 7 (2.73%) Tableau
6 5 (1.95%) BMC
7 4 (1.56%) Serena
8 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.39%) Siebel
9 1 (0.39%) Cerner
9 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
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