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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Analyst
Rank 478 465 427
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 129 118 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 87 83
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.88 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+57.33% -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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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 -23 106 £355 +9.65% 11
London -29 26 £389 +12.35% 1
Scotland +4 20 £325 -0.07% 2
Edinburgh +15 17 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -3 17 £330 +46.66% 5
South East -19 16 £300 -7.69%
North West -8 15 £500 +66.66% 2
City of London +2 10 £403 +21.96% 1
North East -4 9 £200 -15.78%
Tyne and Wear - 9 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £200 -
West Yorkshire -3 8 £375 +150.00% 4
East Midlands -10 8 £400 +23.07%
South Yorkshire - 8 £288 -
Sheffield - 8 £288 -
West Midlands -7 7 £500 +25.00% 1
Lancashire +13 5 £350 +66.66%
Surrey +6 5 £235 -30.37%
Manchester -7 5 £350 +16.66% 1
Leeds -9 5 £420 +180.00% 1
Guildford - 5 £235 -
South West +9 4 £198 -41.48% 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £400 -
East of England +7 3 £418 +125.67% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 3 - -
Northamptonshire +1 3 £450 +80.00%
Birmingham -5 3 £500 +17.64% 1
Glasgow -9 3 £375 +17.09%
Chester - 3 £500 -
Cheshire - 3 £500 -

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 105 (42.17%) Change Management
2 68 (27.31%) Finance
3 47 (18.88%) ITIL
4 45 (18.07%) MS Office
5 41 (16.47%) Business Analysis
6 40 (16.06%) Project Management
6 40 (16.06%) NHS
6 40 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (14.86%) Banking
8 30 (12.05%) MS Excel
8 30 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (11.24%) MS Visio
10 22 (8.84%) Microsoft
11 21 (8.43%) GAP Analysis
12 19 (7.63%) Degree
13 18 (7.23%) Retail
14 17 (6.83%) Service Management
14 17 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (6.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (6.43%) Telecoms
15 16 (6.43%) PRINCE2
16 15 (6.02%) MS Project
16 15 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (5.62%) Process Management
18 13 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (4.82%) Release Management
19 12 (4.82%) Business Transformation
20 11 (4.42%) Risk Analysis
20 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
20 11 (4.42%) Migration

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (18.07%) MS Office
2 30 (12.05%) MS Excel
3 28 (11.24%) MS Visio
4 15 (6.02%) MS Project
4 15 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Cerner Millennium
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.40%) VoIP
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) DB2
1 1 (0.40%) DTS
1 1 (0.40%) MS Access
1 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Rational Rose
General
1 68 (27.31%) Finance
2 37 (14.86%) Banking
3 18 (7.23%) Retail
4 16 (6.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.01%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.01%) Marketing
7 4 (1.61%) Back Office
7 4 (1.61%) Publishing
8 3 (1.20%) Electronics
8 3 (1.20%) Legal
8 3 (1.20%) Front Office
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.06%) NHS
2 30 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.01%) User Experience
4 4 (1.61%) CMDB
4 4 (1.61%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.20%) Informatics
6 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.80%) Wiki
6 2 (0.80%) SystemC
6 2 (0.80%) PACS
6 2 (0.80%) DTV
6 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.40%) PMI
7 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.40%) Tandem
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) AIX
2 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.17%) Change Management
2 47 (18.88%) ITIL
3 41 (16.47%) Business Analysis
4 40 (16.06%) Project Management
4 40 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.43%) GAP Analysis
6 17 (6.83%) Service Management
6 17 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (6.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 16 (6.43%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.62%) Process Management
9 13 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (4.82%) Release Management
10 12 (4.82%) Business Transformation
11 11 (4.42%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (4.42%) Migration
12 10 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.61%) Requirements Management
14 7 (2.81%) Web Development
14 7 (2.81%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.61%) C
2 2 (0.80%) SQL
3 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (7.63%) Degree
2 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.61%) ISEB
4 7 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.41%) HNC
6 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) ACCA
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) MiFID
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 22 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.02%) SAP
3 6 (2.41%) ServiceNow
3 6 (2.41%) Remedy
4 5 (2.01%) EMC
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle
6 3 (1.20%) Cerner
7 2 (0.80%) Tableau
7 2 (0.80%) HP
7 2 (0.80%) Informatica
7 2 (0.80%) Progress
7 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.40%) BMC
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