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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Analyst
Rank 492 455 447
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 120 132 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 89
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£360 £388 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £578 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.38 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.44% +23.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -5.10%

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
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 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 31 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 -50 103 £360 -7.09% 15
London -15 46 £375 -18.91% 9
South East -25 18 £355 +23.47%
Berkshire +8 9 £550 +100.00%
Scotland -4 8 £325 -7.14%
West Midlands -6 8 £388 +19.23%
Edinburgh -6 8 £325 -
City of London +5 5 £390 +0.64% 3
Manchester -9 5 £375 +16.27% 1
North West -11 5 £375 +16.27% 1
Wales -24 5 - -
South West -25 5 £238 -34.02% 3
East of England - 4 £303 - 1
Bromley - 3 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £301 -
Birmingham -5 1 £400 -3.03%
Yorkshire -5 1 £475 - 1
Surrey -5 1 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Staines - - - -

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 113 (44.66%) Change Management
2 58 (22.92%) Finance
3 56 (22.13%) ITIL
4 38 (15.02%) Service Management
5 32 (12.65%) Business Analysis
6 28 (11.07%) Banking
7 27 (10.67%) Project Management
7 27 (10.67%) ERP
8 25 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
10 21 (8.30%) Oracle
10 21 (8.30%) Business Transformation
11 19 (7.51%) Oracle EBS R12
12 18 (7.11%) SAP
13 17 (6.72%) MS Excel
13 17 (6.72%) PRINCE2
14 15 (5.93%) NHS
14 15 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (5.93%) Security Cleared
14 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (5.53%) Degree
16 13 (5.14%) Telecoms
17 12 (4.74%) Service Delivery
17 12 (4.74%) Oracle ERP
17 12 (4.74%) Retail
17 12 (4.74%) UNIX
17 12 (4.74%) MS Office
17 12 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (4.35%) Release Management
18 11 (4.35%) Windows

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.74%) MS Office
4 10 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (7.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (4.74%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.19%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (1.19%) Maximo
4 3 (1.19%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.79%) assyst
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) VoIP
1 4 (1.58%) Intranet
2 2 (0.79%) 3G
2 2 (0.79%) Firewall
2 2 (0.79%) 2G
2 2 (0.79%) LTE
2 2 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.40%) MVNO
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 58 (22.92%) Finance
2 28 (11.07%) Banking
3 13 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.74%) Retail
5 6 (2.37%) Marketing
6 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.98%) Advertising
6 5 (1.98%) Publishing
7 4 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Billing
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Back Office
9 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) DWR
2 1 (0.40%) Itk
2 1 (0.40%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.93%) NHS
1 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.58%) CMDB
3 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.79%) FMCG
4 2 (0.79%) SystemC
5 1 (0.40%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.40%) Social Media
5 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.40%) DTV
5 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.74%) UNIX
2 11 (4.35%) Windows
3 7 (2.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (44.66%) Change Management
2 56 (22.13%) ITIL
3 38 (15.02%) Service Management
4 32 (12.65%) Business Analysis
5 27 (10.67%) Project Management
5 27 (10.67%) ERP
6 25 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (8.30%) Business Transformation
8 17 (6.72%) PRINCE2
9 15 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.35%) ITSM
11 11 (4.35%) Release Management
11 11 (4.35%) Migration
12 10 (3.95%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.95%) ITIL V3
12 10 (3.95%) Change Control
12 10 (3.95%) Analytics
13 9 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.37%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.53%) Degree
3 10 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.56%) ISEB
5 7 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.37%) APMG
7 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.19%) ACCA
8 3 (1.19%) CIMA
8 3 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.79%) CBAP
9 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.79%) CIPD
10 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (8.30%) Oracle
2 18 (7.11%) SAP
3 10 (3.95%) HP
3 10 (3.95%) Tableau
4 8 (3.16%) Remedy
5 7 (2.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.58%) BMC
7 3 (1.19%) Cerner
8 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) Serena
9 1 (0.40%) Siebel
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