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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 337 283 341
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +58
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 295 335 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.70% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 234 132
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£475 £465 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 £33.64 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £28.49 -
% change year-on-year
+73.77% -

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -33 265 £475 - 45
London -28 86 £550 +10.00% 18
South East -32 70 £550 +15.78% 5
Hampshire +17 38 £588 +20.51%
South West +14 27 £400 -6.43% 3
North West -14 22 £425 -1.16% 8
Scotland -14 22 £444 +4.41% 4
Yorkshire -3 21 £425 +2.40% 5
City of London +4 17 £550 +12.82% 6
West Midlands -1 16 £435 +24.28% 2
Wiltshire +21 15 £400 -8.57%
Edinburgh -10 10 £450 +13.20% 1
East Midlands -22 10 £425 -19.04% 2
South Yorkshire - 9 £400 - 2
Manchester -11 8 £388 -18.42% 2
East of England +4 7 £500 +21.21% 1
Berkshire -32 7 £375 -21.05% 3
North Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £438 -
Nottingham - 7 £438 -
Sheffield - 7 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 6 £350 -15.66%
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £350 -15.66%
Birmingham -10 6 £435 +1.16%
Bristol 0 5 £500 +9.28% 1
West Yorkshire -9 5 £425 +2.40% 3
Havant +5 4 £465 -4.61%
Hertfordshire +3 4 £575 +39.39%
Dorset +2 4 £375 +20.00% 1
Cheshire -2 4 £475 +10.46% 4

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 227 (42.35%) Change Management
2 164 (30.60%) Project Management
3 139 (25.93%) Finance
4 126 (23.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (18.10%) ITIL
6 88 (16.42%) PRINCE2
7 80 (14.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 66 (12.31%) Banking
9 58 (10.82%) SAP
10 54 (10.07%) Security Cleared
11 40 (7.46%) ERP
12 33 (6.16%) Degree
13 31 (5.78%) SC Cleared
14 29 (5.41%) Retail
14 29 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (5.22%) Service Management
15 28 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (5.04%) Change Control
16 27 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (4.85%) Business Analysis
18 25 (4.66%) Release Management
18 25 (4.66%) Microsoft
19 23 (4.29%) Business Transformation
19 23 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (4.29%) MS Project
19 23 (4.29%) Marketing
20 21 (3.92%) Legal
20 21 (3.92%) NHS
21 20 (3.73%) Migration

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (0.93%) CMS
4 4 (0.75%) SAS
5 2 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (4.29%) MS Project
2 17 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.80%) MS Office
4 14 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.93%) Agresso
2 5 (0.93%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.93%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.19%) Eagle STAR
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Taleo
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) PaaS
2 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.56%) RTP
2 2 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.19%) ATM
3 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.49%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 139 (25.93%) Finance
2 66 (12.31%) Banking
3 29 (5.41%) Retail
4 28 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (4.29%) Marketing
6 21 (3.92%) Legal
7 20 (3.73%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.05%) Front Office
10 8 (1.49%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.49%) Back Office
10 8 (1.49%) Advertising
11 7 (1.31%) Publishing
12 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.93%) Electronics
13 5 (0.93%) Billing
14 4 (0.75%) Czech Language
14 4 (0.75%) Military
15 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.56%) .NET
2 2 (0.37%) JFC
3 1 (0.19%) EDI
3 1 (0.19%) COM
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.92%) NHS
3 14 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.43%) Life Science
5 11 (2.05%) LIMS
6 10 (1.87%) CMDB
7 7 (1.31%) PMI
7 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.93%) FMCG
8 5 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.56%) IVR
10 2 (0.37%) User Experience
10 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.19%) DTV
11 1 (0.19%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.19%) PACS
11 1 (0.19%) Economics
11 1 (0.19%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.93%) Windows
2 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.19%) Linux
3 1 (0.19%) VMS
3 1 (0.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (42.35%) Change Management
2 164 (30.60%) Project Management
3 126 (23.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (18.10%) ITIL
5 88 (16.42%) PRINCE2
6 80 (14.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 40 (7.46%) ERP
8 29 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (5.22%) Service Management
10 27 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (5.04%) Change Control
11 26 (4.85%) Business Analysis
12 25 (4.66%) Release Management
13 23 (4.29%) Business Transformation
14 20 (3.73%) Migration
15 19 (3.54%) Programme Management
15 19 (3.54%) Configuration Management
15 19 (3.54%) Coaching
16 18 (3.36%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.12%) C
2 4 (0.75%) SQL
3 3 (0.56%) Java
4 2 (0.37%) VB
5 1 (0.19%) Python
5 1 (0.19%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.16%) Degree
3 31 (5.78%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.24%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.31%) PMP
10 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.75%) APMP
11 3 (0.56%) CIPD
11 3 (0.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.19%) HND
13 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 1 (0.19%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.05%) GAMP
2 6 (1.12%) QA
2 6 (1.12%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.37%) GxP
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 58 (10.82%) SAP
2 25 (4.66%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.80%) Oracle
4 4 (0.75%) Cerner
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy
5 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.37%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.19%) IBM
6 1 (0.19%) HP
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.19%) Civica
6 1 (0.19%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.19%) Tableau
6 1 (0.19%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow
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