The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Consultant
Rank 598 542 559
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Change Consultant 14 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.066% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 18
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£431 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £719 £650 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Change Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Change Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Change Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Consultant within the UK.

Change Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Change Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Change Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Consultant within the UK.

Change Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Change Consultant
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -35 13 £431 +4.36% 1
London 0 8 £500 -9.09% 1
South East -12 4 £411 +8.87%
City of London +20 1 £450 +50.00%
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Change Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Change Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 21 (38.18%) Change Management
2 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.00%) Finance
4 10 (18.18%) C
4 10 (18.18%) C++
5 9 (16.36%) SAP
5 9 (16.36%) Business Transformation
6 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
7 7 (12.73%) Project Management
7 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.73%) Windows
8 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
8 6 (10.91%) Oracle
8 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.09%) MS Project
9 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 4 (7.27%) AppScan
10 4 (7.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) AIX
10 4 (7.27%) WAN
10 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
10 4 (7.27%) BPR
11 3 (5.45%) ERP
11 3 (5.45%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.45%) BMC
11 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
11 3 (5.45%) UNIX
11 3 (5.45%) ITIL

Change Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Change Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.09%) MS Project
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) WAN
1 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.64%) PPP
2 2 (3.64%) ATM
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) VoIP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
2 2 (3.64%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) AppScan
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) CMDB
1 3 (5.45%) Social Media
1 3 (5.45%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) AIX
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Change Management
2 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.36%) Business Transformation
4 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.73%) Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.27%) BPR
7 4 (7.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) ERP
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.45%) Content Management
9 2 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.64%) E-business
9 2 (3.64%) CRM
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) C
1 10 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CCDA
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CIPD
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) CCA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (5.45%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.64%) CA
4 2 (3.64%) Nokia
4 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee
4 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.64%) SonicWALL
4 2 (3.64%) F5
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Nortel
4 2 (3.64%) Juniper
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