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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Manager
Rank 314 372 286
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 364 250 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.51% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 173 216
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +83 334 £450 -5.26% 39
London +87 169 £430 -18.09% 11
North West +3 35 £511 +31.93% 6
South East +4 34 £479 +4.64% 6
Yorkshire -10 22 £425 - 3
Croydon - 20 £320 - 1
West Midlands -5 19 £463 -2.63% 6
South West +3 18 £425 +13.33% 3
City of London +33 16 £525 +12.90% 3
East Midlands -5 16 £550 +15.78% 1
West Yorkshire +3 15 £369 -28.04% 2
Scotland -14 15 £406 +16.07%
Nottinghamshire +3 14 £550 +22.22% 1
Manchester -8 14 £525 +35.48% 3
Nottingham -3 12 £550 +15.78%
Birmingham +8 11 £463 +85.00% 4
Berkshire +6 11 £518 +42.75%
East of England -3 11 £500 -9.09% 2
Uxbridge - 11 - - 1
Cheshire +2 10 £500 - 3
Merseyside +7 9 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +17 8 £375 -30.23% 2
Leeds -5 8 £350 -31.70% 2
Edinburgh -24 8 £438 +29.62%
Milton Keynes +6 7 £375 -31.03% 1
Midlands - 6 £563 -
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £500 +17.64%
Bristol +4 5 £425 -
Liverpool -1 5 £325 -
Warrington -5 5 £523 - 1

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 301 (45.81%) Change Management
2 173 (26.33%) Project Management
3 169 (25.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (25.27%) Finance
5 95 (14.46%) Security Cleared
6 84 (12.79%) PRINCE2
7 68 (10.35%) ITIL
8 62 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (9.28%) SC Cleared
10 59 (8.98%) SAP
11 56 (8.52%) Banking
12 50 (7.61%) ERP
13 43 (6.54%) Risk Management
14 38 (5.78%) Programme Management
15 36 (5.48%) Retail
16 34 (5.18%) Degree
17 32 (4.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 30 (4.57%) Release Management
18 30 (4.57%) Business Transformation
19 29 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (4.26%) Oracle
21 26 (3.96%) DV Cleared
22 25 (3.81%) Microsoft
22 25 (3.81%) Business Analysis
23 24 (3.65%) Telecoms
23 24 (3.65%) Law
24 23 (3.50%) Coaching
24 23 (3.50%) Target Operating Model
25 21 (3.20%) Change Control
26 19 (2.89%) Legal

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.91%) IIS
3 5 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) Apache
4 1 (0.15%) Confluence
4 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.44%) MS Office
3 11 (1.67%) MS Project
3 11 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.61%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.30%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.15%) Relativity
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.59%) Office 365
2 7 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.30%) Network Security
2 2 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.15%) Intranet
3 1 (0.15%) Skype
3 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.61%) QlikView
4 2 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.15%) MySQL
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (1.37%) JIRA
2 8 (1.22%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.07%) FishEye
4 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.46%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.46%) Maven
5 3 (0.46%) Subversion
6 2 (0.30%) Ant
6 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 166 (25.27%) Finance
2 56 (8.52%) Banking
3 36 (5.48%) Retail
4 24 (3.65%) Law
4 24 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.89%) Legal
6 13 (1.98%) Marketing
7 10 (1.52%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.37%) Advertising
8 9 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.91%) Front Office
10 6 (0.91%) Local Government
11 3 (0.46%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.44%) .NET
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.61%) HTML
3 4 (0.61%) HTML5
3 4 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.30%) J2EE
5 1 (0.15%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.15%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.13%) Social Network
3 13 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
4 12 (1.83%) NHS
5 11 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.67%) User Experience
6 9 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.07%) FMCG
8 4 (0.61%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.46%) Wiki
10 2 (0.30%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.15%) Derivative
11 1 (0.15%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.15%) Economics
11 1 (0.15%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.15%) IVR
11 1 (0.15%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.15%) Social Media
11 1 (0.15%) Statistics
11 1 (0.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.37%) Windows
2 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (45.81%) Change Management
2 173 (26.33%) Project Management
3 169 (25.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (12.79%) PRINCE2
5 68 (10.35%) ITIL
6 62 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (7.61%) ERP
8 43 (6.54%) Risk Management
9 38 (5.78%) Programme Management
10 32 (4.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 30 (4.57%) Business Transformation
11 30 (4.57%) Release Management
12 25 (3.81%) Business Analysis
13 23 (3.50%) Coaching
13 23 (3.50%) Target Operating Model
14 21 (3.20%) Change Control
15 19 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (2.89%) Line Management
16 17 (2.59%) Project Planning
17 15 (2.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.98%) C
2 5 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.46%) Java
3 3 (0.46%) Python
4 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.30%) Ruby
4 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.30%) SQL
5 1 (0.15%) C#
5 1 (0.15%) C++
5 1 (0.15%) Perl
5 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 95 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 61 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.18%) Degree
4 26 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.91%) PMP
9 5 (0.76%) APMP
9 5 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.46%) ISEB
12 2 (0.30%) APMG
12 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 1 (0.15%) CIMA
13 1 (0.15%) CIPD
13 1 (0.15%) MBA
13 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (0.91%) QA
3 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.46%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) FATCA
5 2 (0.30%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 9 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.15%) EnCase
3 1 (0.15%) FTK
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 59 (8.98%) SAP
2 28 (4.26%) Oracle
3 25 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.07%) AppDynamics
5 7 (1.07%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.07%) New Relic
5 7 (1.07%) Splunk
6 4 (0.61%) JD Edwards
6 4 (0.61%) Siebel
7 2 (0.30%) Saba
8 1 (0.15%) Actimize
8 1 (0.15%) Ariba
8 1 (0.15%) Capita
8 1 (0.15%) Cerner
8 1 (0.15%) IBM
8 1 (0.15%) Nuix
8 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.15%) Progress
8 1 (0.15%) Recommind
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