The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Manager
Rank 295 344 274
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -70
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 351 225 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.47% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 147 219
Average daily rate £450 £478 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £347 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.49 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 2014.

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +38 304 £465 -6.06% 48
London -12 127 £500 - 17
South East +23 77 £475 -2.06% 10
Scotland +2 29 £425 -5.55% 4
City of London -14 29 £475 -2.56% 3
Berkshire +5 28 £475 +14.45% 4
East Midlands +3 23 £550 +15.78% 3
North West -10 21 £390 -35.00% 3
Northamptonshire 0 19 £550 +10.00% 3
South West -13 16 £413 -10.81% 5
Hampshire +7 14 £488 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -17 14 £350 -33.01% 1
Reading +1 13 £500 +37.83%
Buckinghamshire -13 12 £415 +9.21% 3
Milton Keynes -12 11 £420 +5.00% 1
Manchester -5 10 £413 -15.38% 2
Edinburgh -24 10 £375 -14.28%
East of England -24 10 £413 +17.85% 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £354 -
Surrey -18 7 £513 -1.44%
Cheshire -12 6 £428 -41.03%
Yorkshire -14 6 £332 -17.12% 3
Canary Wharf - 6 £388 -
West Yorkshire -24 5 £332 -17.12% 3
Worcestershire - 5 £325 -
Birmingham - 5 £430 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £413 -
Kent +8 3 £360 -10.00%
Swindon -13 3 £450 -1.90% 1
Wiltshire -14 3 £450 -1.90% 1

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 315 (48.09%) Change Management
2 218 (33.28%) Project Management
3 209 (31.91%) Finance
4 155 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (13.44%) PRINCE2
6 83 (12.67%) Banking
7 74 (11.30%) SAP
7 74 (11.30%) ERP
8 70 (10.69%) ITIL
9 60 (9.16%) Business Transformation
10 53 (8.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 50 (7.63%) Oracle
11 50 (7.63%) Telecoms
12 47 (7.18%) Retail
13 42 (6.41%) Change Control
14 38 (5.80%) Security Cleared
15 34 (5.19%) Project Planning
16 32 (4.89%) Degree
17 31 (4.73%) MS Project
17 31 (4.73%) CRM
18 30 (4.58%) Service Management
19 28 (4.27%) Configuration Management
20 27 (4.12%) Service Delivery
21 26 (3.97%) Risk Management
21 26 (3.97%) Programme Management
22 25 (3.82%) Marketing
22 25 (3.82%) Microsoft
22 25 (3.82%) SC Cleared
23 23 (3.51%) MS Excel
24 22 (3.36%) Migration

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.31%) Drupal
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 31 (4.73%) MS Project
2 23 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.76%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.76%) SAP SRM
4 5 (0.76%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.61%) Maximo
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.31%) Finacle
7 2 (0.31%) Summit
7 2 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.31%) Agresso
7 2 (0.31%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.07%) Internet
2 6 (0.92%) RTP
3 5 (0.76%) Intranet
4 2 (0.31%) VoIP
4 2 (0.31%) NFC
5 1 (0.15%) 4G
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.15%) 2G
5 1 (0.15%) NGN
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) VPN
5 1 (0.15%) DMZ
5 1 (0.15%) DECT
5 1 (0.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.15%) DataStage
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
General
1 209 (31.91%) Finance
2 83 (12.67%) Banking
3 50 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 47 (7.18%) Retail
5 25 (3.82%) Marketing
6 21 (3.21%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.29%) Legal
9 9 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.76%) Local Government
10 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.76%) Publishing
11 4 (0.61%) Front Office
11 4 (0.61%) Back Office
12 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.31%) International Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.31%) Middleware
2 1 (0.15%) OLE
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 13 (1.98%) NHS
3 7 (1.07%) CMDB
3 7 (1.07%) FMCG
4 6 (0.92%) PMI
5 5 (0.76%) Online Banking
6 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.31%) Derivative
7 2 (0.31%) DTV
8 1 (0.15%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.15%) Statistics
8 1 (0.15%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.15%) Economics
8 1 (0.15%) EPoS
8 1 (0.15%) EFT
8 1 (0.15%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.15%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.15%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.15%) Open Source
8 1 (0.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.22%) Windows
2 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.46%) UNIX
3 3 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (48.09%) Change Management
2 218 (33.28%) Project Management
3 155 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (13.44%) PRINCE2
5 74 (11.30%) ERP
6 70 (10.69%) ITIL
7 60 (9.16%) Business Transformation
8 53 (8.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 42 (6.41%) Change Control
10 34 (5.19%) Project Planning
11 31 (4.73%) CRM
12 30 (4.58%) Service Management
13 28 (4.27%) Configuration Management
14 27 (4.12%) Service Delivery
15 26 (3.97%) Risk Management
15 26 (3.97%) Programme Management
16 22 (3.36%) Migration
17 19 (2.90%) PRINCE
18 17 (2.60%) Time Management
19 16 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.07%) C
2 4 (0.61%) R
3 3 (0.46%) ActionScript
3 3 (0.46%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 32 (4.89%) Degree
3 25 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.68%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.76%) CIPD
8 5 (0.76%) PMP
9 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.31%) APMG
10 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.15%) APMP
11 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.68%) QA
2 7 (1.07%) FATCA
3 6 (0.92%) SLA
4 4 (0.61%) P3O
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.15%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 74 (11.30%) SAP
2 50 (7.63%) Oracle
3 25 (3.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.53%) Cognos
5 8 (1.22%) Business Objects
5 8 (1.22%) Hyperion
6 6 (0.92%) JD Edwards
7 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.76%) BMC
8 4 (0.61%) Remedy
9 3 (0.46%) Lotus
9 3 (0.46%) Cerner
9 3 (0.46%) HP
9 3 (0.46%) CA
9 3 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.31%) IBM
10 2 (0.31%) Yardi
10 2 (0.31%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.15%) Primavera
11 1 (0.15%) BT
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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