The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 340 333 321
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 318 304 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.56% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 186 177
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£450 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £91.74 £20.25 £56.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+353.03% -64.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £20.25 £56.50
% change year-on-year
-8.74% -64.15%

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
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 Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Change Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Change Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Change Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Change Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Change Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Change Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Change Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Change Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 0 292 £450 -5.26% 41
London +5 141 £500 -5.66% 19
South East -22 39 £425 - 8
City of London -4 30 £425 -19.04% 8
North West -25 23 £450 -0.16% 5
South West +5 22 £450 +5.26% 5
Scotland -10 21 £375 -11.24% 1
East Midlands +3 18 £450 -10.00%
East of England +8 17 £375 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire -22 13 £385 -10.98% 2
West Yorkshire -23 12 £393 -9.24% 2
West Midlands -2 11 £450 - 1
Surrey +6 9 £600 +9.09%
Northamptonshire -1 9 £481 +1.31%
Manchester -10 9 £450 -6.73% 4
Bristol - 9 £600 - 3
Northampton +7 8 £481 -19.79%
Berkshire 0 8 £425 -5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £370 -6.03% 2
Milton Keynes -6 8 £370 -20.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £450 -
Essex -3 6 £413 -7.30%
Inverclyde -5 6 £363 -13.69%
Edinburgh -6 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Cheshire -10 6 £463 +8.82%
Bradford - 6 £400 - 1
Warwickshire +4 5 £625 +15.20%
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £350 -
Glasgow -1 5 £388 -3.12%
Merseyside -10 5 - -

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Change Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 283 (44.85%) Change Management
2 206 (32.65%) Finance
3 179 (28.37%) Project Management
4 113 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (13.95%) ITIL
6 85 (13.47%) Banking
7 79 (12.52%) PRINCE2
8 72 (11.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 59 (9.35%) Security Cleared
10 54 (8.56%) Business Transformation
11 45 (7.13%) ERP
12 43 (6.81%) SAP
13 38 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (5.23%) Coaching
15 32 (5.07%) Retail
15 32 (5.07%) SC Cleared
16 30 (4.75%) Programme Management
16 30 (4.75%) Business Analysis
16 30 (4.75%) Legal
17 29 (4.60%) Service Management
17 29 (4.60%) Change Control
18 28 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
19 27 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
20 25 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
20 25 (3.96%) NHS
21 24 (3.80%) Oracle
22 23 (3.65%) Microsoft
22 23 (3.65%) Risk Management
23 22 (3.49%) PRINCE
23 22 (3.49%) Marketing

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Change Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.27%) IBM Notes
3 4 (0.63%) SAS
4 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (3.01%) MS Project
2 18 (2.85%) MS Office
3 16 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.38%) MS Excel
5 8 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Agresso
2 8 (1.27%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.63%) Intranet
2 3 (0.48%) HTTP
2 3 (0.48%) RTP
3 2 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.16%) WAN
4 1 (0.16%) SAN
4 1 (0.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.16%) 2G
4 1 (0.16%) LTE
4 1 (0.16%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) 3G
4 1 (0.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.11%) EDRMS
2 6 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.16%) DataStage
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.16%) Ant
2 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 206 (32.65%) Finance
2 85 (13.47%) Banking
3 32 (5.07%) Retail
4 30 (4.75%) Legal
5 22 (3.49%) Marketing
6 21 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.22%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.06%) Law
10 10 (1.58%) Front Office
10 10 (1.58%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.11%) Back Office
12 5 (0.79%) Electronics
13 4 (0.63%) Advertising
14 3 (0.48%) Local Government
15 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.32%) Publishing
15 2 (0.32%) Billing
15 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.16%) J2EE
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.96%) NHS
2 21 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
4 12 (1.90%) Life Science
5 11 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.43%) LIMS
7 8 (1.27%) PMI
8 6 (0.95%) FMCG
9 4 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.63%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.63%) CMDB
10 3 (0.48%) Derivative
10 3 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.32%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.32%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.32%) IVR
11 2 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.32%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.79%) Windows
2 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.32%) UNIX
3 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.16%) AIX
3 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (44.85%) Change Management
2 179 (28.37%) Project Management
3 113 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (13.95%) ITIL
5 79 (12.52%) PRINCE2
6 72 (11.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 54 (8.56%) Business Transformation
8 45 (7.13%) ERP
9 38 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (5.23%) Coaching
11 30 (4.75%) Business Analysis
11 30 (4.75%) Programme Management
12 29 (4.60%) Service Management
12 29 (4.60%) Change Control
13 28 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (3.65%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.49%) PRINCE
17 21 (3.33%) Migration
18 20 (3.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (0.79%) C
2 3 (0.48%) Java
3 2 (0.32%) SQL
3 2 (0.32%) VB
4 1 (0.16%) Python
4 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.16%) Ruby
4 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (3.33%) Degree
5 18 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 13 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.27%) PMP
9 5 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.63%) APMP
11 3 (0.48%) APMG
11 3 (0.48%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.48%) CIPD
12 2 (0.32%) CIMA
12 2 (0.32%) ISEB
13 1 (0.16%) ACCA
13 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.06%) QA
2 9 (1.43%) GAMP
2 9 (1.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) GxP
3 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.32%) FATCA
4 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (6.81%) SAP
2 24 (3.80%) Oracle
3 23 (3.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.22%) Remedy
5 8 (1.27%) Lotus
6 6 (0.95%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.32%) Tableau
7 2 (0.32%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.32%) HP
8 1 (0.16%) Cerner
8 1 (0.16%) Informatica
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco
8 1 (0.16%) ServiceNow
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