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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Analyst
Rank 477 487 442
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 135 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 80 77
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£350 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.88 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+57.33% -

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +2 111 £355 +18.33% 12
London -19 32 £413 +17.85% 2
Scotland +11 21 £325 +1.56%
Edinburgh +3 18 £325 -
North West -3 16 £500 +96.07%
Yorkshire -4 14 £325 +44.44% 2
East Midlands -7 12 £400 -11.11%
South East -11 12 £275 +22.22% 1
City of London +9 11 £403 +14.18%
North East -3 9 £200 -15.78%
West Midlands -12 9 £500 +42.85% 3
Tyne and Wear - 9 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £200 -
Sheffield - 8 £288 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £288 -
Manchester -11 6 £350 +16.66%
Surrey +12 5 £235 -
Lancashire +6 5 £350 +66.66%
West Yorkshire 0 5 £353 +135.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 5 £400 +14.28%
Cheshire - 5 £500 -
Guildford - 5 £235 -
East of England +6 4 £273 +47.29% 2
Nottingham -3 4 £400 +14.28%
Chester - 4 £500 -
Glasgow -5 3 £375 +19.04%
Northamptonshire -6 3 £450 -5.26%
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 - -
South West +9 2 £300 +9.09% 2

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 104 (41.27%) Change Management
2 70 (27.78%) Finance
3 48 (19.05%) ITIL
4 45 (17.86%) MS Office
5 42 (16.67%) NHS
5 42 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 38 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (14.29%) Project Management
8 35 (13.89%) Banking
9 30 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 28 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 22 (8.73%) Microsoft
12 21 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
13 18 (7.14%) Retail
14 17 (6.75%) Degree
14 17 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (6.35%) Service Management
16 14 (5.56%) Process Management
16 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
17 13 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (5.16%) Migration
17 13 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
17 13 (5.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 13 (5.16%) PRINCE2
17 13 (5.16%) MS Project
18 12 (4.76%) Release Management
18 12 (4.76%) Business Transformation
19 11 (4.37%) Risk Analysis

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (17.86%) MS Office
2 28 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (5.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.79%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) VoIP
1 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.40%) 3G
1 1 (0.40%) 2G
1 1 (0.40%) 4G
1 1 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) MS Access
1 1 (0.40%) DTS
1 1 (0.40%) Big Data
General
1 70 (27.78%) Finance
2 35 (13.89%) Banking
3 18 (7.14%) Retail
4 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.38%) Marketing
6 5 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.59%) Publishing
7 4 (1.59%) Back Office
8 3 (1.19%) Electronics
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Automotive
8 3 (1.19%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.67%) NHS
2 30 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.98%) User Experience
3 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.59%) Informatics
5 3 (1.19%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.19%) SystemC
5 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.79%) PACS
6 2 (0.79%) CMDB
6 2 (0.79%) Wiki
6 2 (0.79%) DTV
6 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.40%) FMCG
7 1 (0.40%) Open Source
7 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (41.27%) Change Management
2 48 (19.05%) ITIL
3 42 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 38 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (14.29%) Project Management
6 21 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 16 (6.35%) Service Management
9 14 (5.56%) Process Management
10 13 (5.16%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.16%) Migration
10 13 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (4.76%) Release Management
11 12 (4.76%) Business Transformation
12 11 (4.37%) Risk Analysis
13 10 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (3.57%) Requirements Management
15 8 (3.17%) Change Control
16 7 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.98%) C
2 1 (0.40%) SQL
2 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.75%) Degree
2 11 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.57%) ISEB
4 7 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.38%) HNC
6 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) ACCA
7 2 (0.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 22 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.97%) SAP
3 7 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.38%) Remedy
5 5 (1.98%) EMC
6 4 (1.59%) Oracle
6 4 (1.59%) Cerner
7 3 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.79%) Progress
8 2 (0.79%) HP
8 2 (0.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.40%) BMC
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
9 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.40%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.40%) Informatica
9 1 (0.40%) Nokia
9 1 (0.40%) CODA
9 1 (0.40%) Northgate
9 1 (0.40%) Huawei
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