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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Analyst
Rank 494 448 454
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 123 144 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 95 101
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£365 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
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 1 October 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
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 1 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
England -38 107 £364 -1.68% 11
London -21 48 £388 -8.82% 3
South East -12 20 £310 +3.33%
West Midlands -10 10 £325 - 1
City of London +14 7 £458 +14.37% 2
Edinburgh -4 7 £325 +9.24% 3
Scotland -9 7 £325 - 3
East Midlands +1 6 £300 -4.00%
Wales -23 5 - -
Berkshire +14 4 £413 +50.00%
Yorkshire +1 4 £425 - 2
North West -10 4 - -
Manchester -13 4 - -
East of England -21 4 £303 -19.33% 2
South West -28 4 £275 -23.61% 2
Bromley - 3 £425 -
Slough - 3 £413 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £330 - 1
West Yorkshire -4 2 - - 2
Leeds - 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire +6 1 £375 -
Surrey 0 1 £275 +10.00%
Birmingham -7 1 £400 -3.03% 1
Sheffield - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £425 - 1
Chippenham - 1 - -
Cobham - - - -

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 122 (48.80%) Change Management
2 58 (23.20%) ITIL
3 36 (14.40%) Finance
4 35 (14.00%) Service Management
5 31 (12.40%) ERP
6 28 (11.20%) Business Analysis
7 27 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (10.80%) Business Transformation
8 26 (10.40%) Project Management
9 25 (10.00%) Oracle
10 24 (9.60%) MS PowerPoint
11 23 (9.20%) Banking
12 22 (8.80%) Oracle EBS R12
13 20 (8.00%) Security Cleared
13 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (7.60%) MS Excel
14 19 (7.60%) SAP
15 16 (6.40%) MS Office
15 16 (6.40%) NHS
15 16 (6.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 15 (6.00%) SC Cleared
16 15 (6.00%) Degree
17 14 (5.60%) PRINCE2
18 13 (5.20%) Service Delivery
18 13 (5.20%) Change Control
19 12 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
19 12 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (4.80%) Oracle ERP
20 11 (4.40%) Telecoms
20 11 (4.40%) Migration

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (9.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (7.60%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.40%) MS Office
4 11 (4.40%) MS Project
5 10 (4.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (8.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (4.80%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (2.00%) assyst
5 3 (1.20%) Maximo
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.40%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) Intranet
1 4 (1.60%) VoIP
2 2 (0.80%) 3G
2 2 (0.80%) Firewall
2 2 (0.80%) 2G
2 2 (0.80%) LTE
2 2 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Subversion
2 3 (1.20%) Rational Rose
General
1 36 (14.40%) Finance
2 23 (9.20%) Banking
3 11 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.60%) Retail
5 6 (2.40%) Publishing
6 5 (2.00%) Advertising
6 5 (2.00%) Marketing
7 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.20%) Billing
8 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Back Office
9 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.80%) DWR
2 1 (0.40%) Itk
2 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.40%) NHS
3 7 (2.80%) CMDB
4 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.80%) Social Media
5 1 (0.40%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.40%) FMCG
5 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.40%) Social Network
5 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.40%) Windows
2 9 (3.60%) UNIX
3 7 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (48.80%) Change Management
2 58 (23.20%) ITIL
3 35 (14.00%) Service Management
4 31 (12.40%) ERP
5 28 (11.20%) Business Analysis
6 27 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (10.80%) Business Transformation
7 26 (10.40%) Project Management
8 16 (6.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (5.60%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.20%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.20%) Change Control
11 12 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.40%) Migration
12 11 (4.40%) Release Management
13 10 (4.00%) ITSM
14 8 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.20%) ITIL V3
15 7 (2.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (6.00%) Degree
3 10 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.80%) ISEB
5 6 (2.40%) APMG
6 5 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.80%) CIPD
8 2 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) CBAP
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) ACCA
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (10.00%) Oracle
2 19 (7.60%) SAP
3 9 (3.60%) Remedy
3 9 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.20%) HP
5 7 (2.80%) Tableau
6 5 (2.00%) BMC
7 4 (1.60%) Serena
8 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.40%) Siebel
9 1 (0.40%) Cerner
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
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