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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 339 265 348
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +83
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 259 349 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.75% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 230 124
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 £28.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.77% -
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
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £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 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -57 232 £485 +4.30% 50
London -44 75 £538 +10.36% 18
South East -41 61 £550 +22.22% 12
Hampshire +6 27 £575 +17.34% 6
South West +8 23 £400 -5.88% 2
Scotland -6 23 £350 -24.32%
Yorkshire -14 19 £425 - 5
City of London +1 14 £465 -5.82% 7
North West -23 14 £425 -5.55% 2
East of England +12 13 £550 +33.33% 1
Edinburgh +7 13 £325 -23.07%
Wiltshire +9 11 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands -2 11 £425 +25.92% 5
East Midlands -11 9 £456 -13.09% 4
Berkshire -29 9 £406 -14.47% 3
South Yorkshire +4 8 £340 -20.00% 3
Sheffield +5 7 £350 -17.64% 2
Nottinghamshire - 7 £475 -
Nottingham - 7 £475 -
Hertfordshire +9 6 £575 +39.39%
North Yorkshire +1 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Manchester -11 6 £406 -18.75% 1
Oxfordshire -16 6 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £425 - 1
Bristol -7 5 £500 +16.95%
West Yorkshire -18 5 £425 -10.52% 1
Leeds -19 5 £425 -10.52%
Dorset - 5 £375 -
Havant +2 4 £465 -4.61%
Surrey -5 4 £305 -36.62%

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 226 (44.23%) Change Management
2 145 (28.38%) Project Management
3 132 (25.83%) Finance
4 130 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (18.40%) ITIL
6 93 (18.20%) PRINCE2
7 69 (13.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 61 (11.94%) Banking
9 60 (11.74%) SAP
10 53 (10.37%) Security Cleared
11 41 (8.02%) ERP
12 36 (7.05%) Degree
12 36 (7.05%) SC Cleared
13 29 (5.68%) Retail
13 29 (5.68%) MS Project
14 28 (5.48%) Microsoft
15 27 (5.28%) Release Management
15 27 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (5.09%) Change Control
16 26 (5.09%) Service Management
17 25 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (4.31%) Marketing
19 22 (4.31%) Risk Management
19 22 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 21 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
20 21 (4.11%) MS Excel
21 20 (3.91%) NHS
22 19 (3.72%) Business Transformation
22 19 (3.72%) Migration

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 5 (0.98%) CMS
2 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.59%) SAS
3 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (5.68%) MS Project
2 21 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.94%) MS Office
4 12 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.15%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.78%) Agresso
4 3 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.39%) Eagle STAR
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Maximo
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.98%) Firewall
2 3 (0.59%) Intranet
2 3 (0.59%) RTP
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.20%) ATM
3 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.98%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (25.83%) Finance
2 61 (11.94%) Banking
3 29 (5.68%) Retail
4 22 (4.31%) Marketing
4 22 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (3.52%) Legal
5 18 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.57%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.57%) Front Office
7 8 (1.57%) Back Office
8 7 (1.37%) Advertising
9 6 (1.17%) Local Government
10 5 (0.98%) Publishing
10 5 (0.98%) Billing
11 4 (0.78%) Czech Language
11 4 (0.78%) Military
12 3 (0.59%) Electronics
12 3 (0.59%) Law
12 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.78%) .NET
2 2 (0.39%) JFC
2 2 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.20%) EDI
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.91%) NHS
3 11 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.15%) CMDB
4 10 (1.96%) Life Science
5 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.37%) LIMS
6 6 (1.17%) PMI
7 4 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.59%) IVR
9 2 (0.39%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.39%) User Experience
9 2 (0.39%) FMCG
10 1 (0.20%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.20%) New Media
10 1 (0.20%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.20%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.37%) Windows
2 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.39%) Linux
3 2 (0.39%) UNIX
4 1 (0.20%) VMS
4 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (44.23%) Change Management
2 145 (28.38%) Project Management
3 130 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (18.40%) ITIL
5 93 (18.20%) PRINCE2
6 69 (13.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 41 (8.02%) ERP
8 27 (5.28%) Release Management
9 26 (5.09%) Change Control
9 26 (5.09%) Service Management
10 25 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (4.31%) Risk Management
13 19 (3.72%) Business Transformation
13 19 (3.72%) Migration
13 19 (3.72%) Programme Management
13 19 (3.72%) Business Analysis
14 18 (3.52%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.52%) Configuration Management
15 15 (2.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (0.98%) SQL
2 4 (0.78%) C
2 4 (0.78%) Java
3 2 (0.39%) VB
4 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.20%) C#
4 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.05%) Degree
2 36 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.76%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.57%) PMP
8 8 (1.57%) VCP4
9 5 (0.98%) APMP
9 5 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 2 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.39%) CIPD
10 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) APMG
11 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.37%) GAMP
1 7 (1.37%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 60 (11.74%) SAP
2 28 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.52%) Oracle
4 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.78%) JD Edwards
5 3 (0.59%) Cerner
5 3 (0.59%) Cisco
6 2 (0.39%) IBM
6 2 (0.39%) HP
6 2 (0.39%) Ariba
6 2 (0.39%) Remedy
6 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.39%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.20%) Reuters
7 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe
7 1 (0.20%) Sun
7 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft
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