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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Analyst
Rank 483 459 439
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 121 127 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 83 98
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£313 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.69 £22.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £14.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.36 £30.00 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.69 £12.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+47.41% -37.66%

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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -27 101 £313 -10.71% 21
London -10 31 £330 -14.28% 17
North West -6 17 £300 -17.52%
Scotland +12 15 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -11 14 £375 +78.57%
City of London -7 11 £331 -17.18% 5
West Midlands +7 10 £338 -6.89%
West Yorkshire 0 10 £375 +108.33%
Edinburgh - 10 £318 - 1
South East -38 9 £294 -10.98% 2
East of England -5 8 £413 +122.97% 1
North East -8 8 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £200 -
Lancashire +12 7 £260 -
Leeds -18 7 £375 +108.33%
Bedfordshire - 7 £413 - 1
Manchester - 6 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +4 4 - - 2
Dunstable - 4 £444 - 1
Solihull +2 3 £338 +3.84%
Birmingham -2 3 £425 -
Blackpool - 3 £260 -
Sheffield - 3 £288 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £288 -
Wales +1 2 £169 -3.57%
South Wales +1 2 £169 -3.57%
Cardiff +1 2 £169 -3.57%
Glasgow -2 2 £375 +19.04%
South West -3 2 £95 -71.85% 1

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 116 (43.12%) Change Management
2 68 (25.28%) Finance
3 61 (22.68%) ITIL
4 50 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (17.84%) MS Office
6 43 (15.99%) Project Management
7 39 (14.50%) Banking
7 39 (14.50%) Business Analysis
8 33 (12.27%) MS Excel
9 30 (11.15%) NHS
9 30 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (10.78%) Microsoft
10 29 (10.78%) MS Visio
11 23 (8.55%) Service Management
12 22 (8.18%) Degree
13 21 (7.81%) GAP Analysis
13 21 (7.81%) PRINCE2
14 20 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (7.06%) Retail
16 16 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 16 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.95%) Telecoms
17 14 (5.20%) Release Management
17 14 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (4.83%) Security Cleared
19 12 (4.46%) Process Management
19 12 (4.46%) MS Project
19 12 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (4.46%) Configuration Management
19 12 (4.46%) Risk Analysis

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.23%) CMS
3 2 (0.74%) LiveLink
3 2 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (17.84%) MS Office
2 33 (12.27%) MS Excel
3 29 (10.78%) MS Visio
4 20 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.46%) MS Project
6 4 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.86%) LAN
1 5 (1.86%) WAN
2 3 (1.12%) DHCP
2 3 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.74%) MS Access
1 2 (0.74%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.37%) DB2
2 1 (0.37%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Rational Rose
General
1 68 (25.28%) Finance
2 39 (14.50%) Banking
3 19 (7.06%) Retail
4 16 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.86%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Billing
7 4 (1.49%) Publishing
7 4 (1.49%) Marketing
8 3 (1.12%) Front Office
8 3 (1.12%) Back Office
8 3 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) French Language
9 2 (0.74%) German Language
9 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.37%) Military
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.15%) NHS
1 30 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.60%) CMDB
5 4 (1.49%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (0.74%) Informatics
7 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.74%) Wiki
7 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.74%) DTV
7 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.37%) Tandem
8 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.86%) Windows
2 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
3 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (43.12%) Change Management
2 61 (22.68%) ITIL
3 50 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (15.99%) Project Management
5 39 (14.50%) Business Analysis
6 23 (8.55%) Service Management
7 21 (7.81%) PRINCE2
7 21 (7.81%) GAP Analysis
8 16 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (5.20%) Release Management
10 12 (4.46%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (4.46%) Process Management
10 12 (4.46%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.09%) Business Transformation
12 9 (3.35%) Coaching
12 9 (3.35%) Migration
12 9 (3.35%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.12%) C
1 3 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.18%) Degree
2 13 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.35%) ISEB
5 6 (2.23%) HNC
6 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) APMG
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) SLA
1 6 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 29 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.72%) SAP
3 7 (2.60%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.23%) Remedy
5 3 (1.12%) EMC
6 2 (0.74%) Cerner
6 2 (0.74%) HP
6 2 (0.74%) OpenText
6 2 (0.74%) VMware
6 2 (0.74%) AppSense
6 2 (0.74%) Informatica
6 2 (0.74%) Tableau
7 1 (0.37%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.37%) Progress
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.37%) BMC
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