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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Analyst
Rank 488 468 440
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 134 133 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 96
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£320 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £329 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.18% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -31 110 £333 -5.00% 31
London -6 38 £350 -7.89% 15
South East -38 21 £298 -10.86% 1
Scotland +14 18 £300 -17.24% 2
Yorkshire -21 15 £394 +34.61% 6
West Yorkshire -17 14 £413 +129.16% 6
Edinburgh +12 13 £320 - 2
North West -20 13 £300 -17.52%
City of London -12 12 £313 -21.87% 7
Leeds -17 11 £420 +133.33% 2
West Midlands +12 10 £325 - 3
Berkshire +2 7 £311 -17.06%
East of England -3 7 £439 +21.03% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £310 +12.72%
Bedfordshire +14 6 £439 +3.23% 1
Manchester - 6 £300 -
East Sussex -5 5 £288 -8.00%
Dunstable - 4 £444 - 1
Solihull +2 3 £338 +3.84%
South Wales +1 3 £169 -3.57%
Milton Keynes -2 3 £290 +5.45%
South West -3 3 £273 -35.95% 3
Wales -4 3 £169 -3.57%
Lancashire +7 2 £170 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £95 -77.67%
Birmingham 0 2 £350 -
Cardiff -1 2 £169 -3.57%
Staffordshire -6 2 £230 -29.23%
Hampshire -8 2 £294 -8.20%
Bradford - 2 £250 - 1

Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 114 (42.22%) Change Management
2 74 (27.41%) Finance
3 63 (23.33%) ITIL
4 52 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (16.67%) Banking
6 43 (15.93%) Business Analysis
7 42 (15.56%) MS Office
8 38 (14.07%) MS Excel
9 37 (13.70%) Project Management
10 31 (11.48%) Microsoft
11 26 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (9.26%) Degree
13 24 (8.89%) Service Management
14 22 (8.15%) MS PowerPoint
15 20 (7.41%) MS Visio
16 18 (6.67%) PRINCE2
17 17 (6.30%) Configuration Management
17 17 (6.30%) Retail
18 16 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
19 15 (5.56%) NHS
19 15 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 14 (5.19%) Business Transformation
20 14 (5.19%) Security Cleared
20 14 (5.19%) Process Management
20 14 (5.19%) Telecoms
21 13 (4.81%) Management Information System
21 13 (4.81%) SharePoint
22 12 (4.44%) Risk Analysis

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.59%) CMS
3 3 (1.11%) LiveLink
4 2 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (15.56%) MS Office
2 38 (14.07%) MS Excel
3 22 (8.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (7.41%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.96%) MS Project
6 6 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.74%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) WAN
1 8 (2.96%) LAN
2 4 (1.48%) DHCP
2 4 (1.48%) DNS
3 3 (1.11%) Firewall
4 2 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.74%) SAN
4 2 (0.74%) Intranet
4 2 (0.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) HTTP
4 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.11%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.74%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) DTS
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Rational Rose
General
1 74 (27.41%) Finance
2 45 (16.67%) Banking
3 17 (6.30%) Retail
4 14 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.85%) Front Office
6 5 (1.85%) Legal
7 4 (1.48%) Back Office
7 4 (1.48%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.48%) Billing
7 4 (1.48%) Marketing
8 3 (1.11%) Publishing
8 3 (1.11%) 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%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.56%) NHS
3 13 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.70%) CMDB
5 5 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.48%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.48%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.11%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.74%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.74%) DTV
8 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.74%) Wiki
9 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.37%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.37%) PMI
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.48%) Windows
1 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.11%) UNIX
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (42.22%) Change Management
2 63 (23.33%) ITIL
3 52 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (15.93%) Business Analysis
5 37 (13.70%) Project Management
6 24 (8.89%) Service Management
7 18 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 17 (6.30%) Configuration Management
9 16 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (5.19%) Business Transformation
11 14 (5.19%) Process Management
12 12 (4.44%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (4.07%) Time Management
13 11 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.33%) Requirements Management
14 9 (3.33%) Migration
15 8 (2.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.48%) SQL
2 3 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (9.26%) Degree
2 14 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.33%) ISEB
5 6 (2.22%) HNC
6 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.74%) APMG
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) HND
8 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.37%) PMP
9 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CIMA
9 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) 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 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.07%) Remedy
3 8 (2.96%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.59%) SAP
5 4 (1.48%) HP
5 4 (1.48%) BMC
6 3 (1.11%) OpenText
7 2 (0.74%) VMware
7 2 (0.74%) AppSense
7 2 (0.74%) Planview
7 2 (0.74%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.74%) Tableau
7 2 (0.74%) EMC
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
7 2 (0.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
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