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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Analyst
Rank 458 465 459
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 113 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 44
Average daily rate
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£303 £360 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £488 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £323 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
England +4 101 £300 -14.28% 18
South East +6 34 £300 +4.34% 1
London +10 26 £300 -35.13% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £245 +15.29%
North West +8 12 £265 +6.00%
Milton Keynes 0 10 £208 -2.11%
Manchester +6 9 £283 +13.00%
East Midlands +20 8 £370 -17.77% 2
Edinburgh -3 8 £325 -16.60% 1
Scotland -13 8 £325 -10.58% 1
East of England 0 6 £400 +68.42% 4
South West -13 6 £313 +35.86%
Yorkshire -15 5 £394 +45.83% 2
Berkshire +4 4 £550 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +2 4 £250 -23.07% 2
West Yorkshire -9 4 £475 +123.52% 1
Reading +11 3 £550 -
Peterborough -6 3 £400 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £400 -11.11%
Leeds -17 3 £475 +123.52%
City of London +14 2 £500 +21.13% 1
Cheshire +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Sheffield 0 1 £313 +1.62%
South Yorkshire -1 1 £313 -3.84% 1
Bedfordshire -10 1 £400 +52.38% 4
Luton -10 1 £400 +60.00% 4
Cheltenham - 1 £413 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £413 -

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 91 (39.57%) Change Management
2 66 (28.70%) Finance
3 45 (19.57%) ITIL
4 40 (17.39%) NHS
5 32 (13.91%) Project Management
6 31 (13.48%) Business Analysis
7 29 (12.61%) Service Management
8 26 (11.30%) Banking
9 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 23 (10.00%) MS Office
9 23 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (9.57%) PRINCE2
11 20 (8.70%) SAP
12 19 (8.26%) MS Visio
12 19 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
14 16 (6.96%) ERP
15 15 (6.52%) Retail
16 13 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
16 13 (5.65%) Oracle
16 13 (5.65%) Release Management
17 12 (5.22%) MS Project
18 11 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 10 (4.35%) Microsoft
20 9 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 9 (3.91%) Change Control
20 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
21 8 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
21 8 (3.48%) Business Transformation
21 8 (3.48%) ITIL V3

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
2 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 23 (10.00%) MS Office
2 19 (8.26%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (3.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.61%) Cerner Millennium
3 5 (2.17%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.87%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.43%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) 2G
2 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) 3G
2 1 (0.43%) 4G
2 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.43%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.43%) MS Access
2 1 (0.43%) Big Data
General
1 66 (28.70%) Finance
2 26 (11.30%) Banking
3 15 (6.52%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.61%) Marketing
6 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.17%) Advertising
7 3 (1.30%) Publishing
7 3 (1.30%) Automotive
7 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.39%) NHS
2 23 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.17%) SystemC
3 5 (2.17%) User Experience
4 4 (1.74%) Informatics
5 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.87%) CMDB
6 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.87%) FMCG
6 2 (0.87%) DTV
6 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.87%) PACS
7 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.04%) UNIX
2 6 (2.61%) Windows
3 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.57%) Change Management
2 45 (19.57%) ITIL
3 32 (13.91%) Project Management
4 31 (13.48%) Business Analysis
5 29 (12.61%) Service Management
6 22 (9.57%) PRINCE2
7 19 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (6.96%) ERP
9 13 (5.65%) Release Management
10 11 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (3.91%) Change Control
12 8 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.48%) Business Transformation
12 8 (3.48%) ITIL V3
12 8 (3.48%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (3.48%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.48%) Migration
13 7 (3.04%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.04%) Analytics
13 7 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.61%) C
2 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.48%) ISEB
4 6 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.61%) Degree
5 5 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.17%) CIMA
5 5 (2.17%) ACCA
6 2 (0.87%) APMG
6 2 (0.87%) CIPD
7 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.30%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) MiFID
Vendors
1 20 (8.70%) SAP
2 13 (5.65%) Oracle
3 10 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.04%) Cerner
4 7 (3.04%) HP
4 7 (3.04%) Tableau
5 4 (1.74%) Remedy
5 4 (1.74%) EMC
6 3 (1.30%) BMC
6 3 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.87%) Progress
8 1 (0.43%) Northgate
8 1 (0.43%) Huawei
8 1 (0.43%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.43%) Nokia
8 1 (0.43%) CODA
8 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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