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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 349 284 336
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 240 310 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.64% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.69% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 192 142
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£475 £475 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 January 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
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 January 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 -71 207 £475 - 66
London -50 76 £538 +7.50% 24
South East -51 43 £438 -7.89% 9
Scotland +7 28 £350 -17.15% 4
Edinburgh +6 20 £350 -16.66% 4
South West -6 20 £400 +6.66% 9
City of London +7 17 £455 -9.00% 6
East of England +13 16 £550 +76.00% 1
Wiltshire +4 14 £418 +19.28% 1
Berkshire -9 14 £350 -26.31% 3
East Midlands +7 12 £500 -2.43% 3
West Midlands -2 11 £475 +28.81% 4
Hampshire -20 11 £575 +2.22% 1
North West -13 10 £400 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -18 9 £350 -22.22% 10
Northamptonshire -16 8 £500 -4.76% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £563 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire 0 5 £325 -36.58%
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £438 +4.16% 1
Oxfordshire -17 5 £413 +6.45% 1
Cambridge - 5 £575 -
Sheffield -1 4 £328 -22.94%
Manchester -4 4 £400 -15.78% 3
Milton Keynes -10 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Northampton -11 4 £500 -4.76% 1
Surrey -13 4 £305 -39.75%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £450 - 1
Dorset -3 3 - - 4
West Sussex -12 3 £500 +2.04%

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 239 (47.14%) Change Management
2 141 (27.81%) Project Management
3 134 (26.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (21.50%) Finance
5 96 (18.93%) PRINCE2
6 79 (15.58%) ITIL
7 67 (13.21%) SAP
8 57 (11.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 56 (11.05%) Security Cleared
10 53 (10.45%) Banking
11 43 (8.48%) ERP
12 36 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (6.90%) SC Cleared
14 34 (6.71%) Degree
15 30 (5.92%) Retail
16 29 (5.72%) Microsoft
16 29 (5.72%) Service Management
17 27 (5.33%) Risk Management
17 27 (5.33%) Release Management
17 27 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (4.93%) Change Control
19 24 (4.73%) MS Excel
20 23 (4.54%) Oracle
20 23 (4.54%) MS Project
21 22 (4.34%) Continuous Improvement
22 21 (4.14%) Telecoms
23 19 (3.75%) Migration
23 19 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
23 19 (3.75%) Business Transformation
24 17 (3.35%) NHS

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.18%) CMS
3 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.54%) MS Project
3 17 (3.35%) MS Office
4 12 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.38%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.39%) Eagle STAR
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) SaaS
2 4 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) Firewall
2 4 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.59%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 109 (21.50%) Finance
2 53 (10.45%) Banking
3 30 (5.92%) Retail
4 21 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.35%) Marketing
6 15 (2.96%) Legal
7 11 (2.17%) Publishing
8 10 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.78%) Advertising
9 9 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.58%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.38%) Back Office
12 6 (1.18%) Billing
12 6 (1.18%) Local Government
12 6 (1.18%) Military
12 6 (1.18%) Front Office
13 4 (0.79%) Czech Language
14 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.59%) .NET
2 2 (0.39%) JFC
2 2 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.20%) Web Services
3 1 (0.20%) XML
3 1 (0.20%) EDI
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.35%) NHS
3 12 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.97%) CMDB
5 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.99%) PMI
7 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.59%) User Experience
8 2 (0.39%) FMCG
8 2 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.39%) Life Science
8 2 (0.39%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.39%) LIMS
9 1 (0.20%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.20%) DTV
9 1 (0.20%) Economics
9 1 (0.20%) Statistics
9 1 (0.20%) PACS
9 1 (0.20%) IVR
9 1 (0.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.78%) Windows
2 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.39%) UNIX
3 2 (0.39%) Linux
4 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (47.14%) Change Management
2 141 (27.81%) Project Management
3 134 (26.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (18.93%) PRINCE2
5 79 (15.58%) ITIL
6 57 (11.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 43 (8.48%) ERP
8 36 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (5.72%) Service Management
10 27 (5.33%) Risk Management
10 27 (5.33%) Release Management
11 25 (4.93%) Change Control
12 22 (4.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (3.75%) Migration
13 19 (3.75%) Business Transformation
14 17 (3.35%) Programme Management
14 17 (3.35%) Business Analysis
15 16 (3.16%) Configuration Management
15 16 (3.16%) Service Delivery
15 16 (3.16%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.18%) C
2 5 (0.99%) SQL
3 3 (0.59%) Java
4 2 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) Python
5 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.71%) Degree
4 19 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.99%) PMP
7 5 (0.99%) APMP
8 4 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.59%) CIPD
9 3 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.59%) APMG
10 2 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.20%) HND
11 1 (0.20%) ISEB
11 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.39%) GAMP
4 1 (0.20%) TickIT
4 1 (0.20%) Basel II
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (13.21%) SAP
2 29 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.54%) Oracle
4 8 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 4 (0.79%) Cerner
6 4 (0.79%) Cisco
7 3 (0.59%) IBM
7 3 (0.59%) Vermilion
8 2 (0.39%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.39%) Ariba
8 2 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.20%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.20%) Remedy
9 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe
9 1 (0.20%) Sun
9 1 (0.20%) Lotus
9 1 (0.20%) Reuters
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