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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Manager
Rank 372 304 310
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 250 302 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.63% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 191 170
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 -74 220 £475 - 40
London -42 82 £545 +9.00% 13
South East -52 54 £400 -15.78% 3
Scotland +11 24 £400 +6.66% 5
City of London +8 23 £488 +2.63% 4
East Midlands +22 21 £488 -7.09% 2
Hampshire -10 21 £400 -30.43% 1
Edinburgh +9 17 £350 - 3
East of England +3 14 £500 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +3 12 £350 -22.22% 1
Northamptonshire -6 12 £500 -4.76% 2
South West -35 12 £534 +24.12% 6
West Midlands -2 10 £475 +22.58% 3
North West -6 10 £388 +6.89% 4
Buckinghamshire -15 10 £425 +2.40%
Milton Keynes -17 9 £438 +4.16%
Wiltshire -8 8 £534 +35.98% 2
Nottinghamshire - 8 £463 -
Swindon -3 7 £550 +40.12%
Nottingham - 7 £475 -
Northampton -6 6 £500 -
Manchester -9 6 £388 -7.46% 4
Yorkshire -27 6 £438 -10.25% 5
Cambridgeshire - 6 £575 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £575 -
West Yorkshire -19 4 £475 -2.06% 3
Hertfordshire +3 3 £450 - 3
Surrey -16 3 £403 -25.11%
Leeds -16 3 £500 +19.04% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £475 -

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 265 (47.58%) Change Management
2 148 (26.57%) Project Management
3 144 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 137 (24.60%) Finance
5 105 (18.85%) PRINCE2
6 79 (14.18%) SAP
7 69 (12.39%) ITIL
8 60 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 51 (9.16%) Security Cleared
10 50 (8.98%) Banking
10 50 (8.98%) ERP
11 45 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (7.00%) Oracle
12 39 (7.00%) SC Cleared
13 35 (6.28%) Business Transformation
14 34 (6.10%) Retail
15 33 (5.92%) Microsoft
16 32 (5.75%) Service Management
16 32 (5.75%) Degree
16 32 (5.75%) Change Control
17 31 (5.57%) Risk Management
18 29 (5.21%) MS Excel
19 27 (4.85%) MS Project
19 27 (4.85%) Programme Management
20 26 (4.67%) Release Management
21 25 (4.49%) Telecoms
22 24 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
23 22 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
24 20 (3.59%) Business Analysis
24 20 (3.59%) Service Delivery

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.08%) CMS
3 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.18%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.85%) MS Project
3 19 (3.41%) MS Office
4 15 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.26%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.72%) Summit
7 3 (0.54%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.54%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.36%) Eagle STAR
8 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.18%) Maximo
9 1 (0.18%) assyst
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.08%) Firewall
2 5 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.18%) SAN
3 1 (0.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.72%) EDRMS
2 3 (0.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.36%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 137 (24.60%) Finance
2 50 (8.98%) Banking
3 34 (6.10%) Retail
4 25 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.41%) Marketing
6 14 (2.51%) Legal
7 12 (2.15%) Advertising
8 11 (1.97%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.80%) Back Office
10 9 (1.62%) Publishing
10 9 (1.62%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.44%) Military
12 6 (1.08%) Local Government
12 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.72%) Czech Language
13 4 (0.72%) Electronics
14 3 (0.54%) Law
14 3 (0.54%) Billing
15 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.54%) .NET
1 3 (0.54%) Middleware
2 2 (0.36%) COM
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) XML
3 1 (0.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.05%) NHS
3 15 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.80%) CMDB
5 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.90%) PMI
7 3 (0.54%) DTV
7 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.54%) Derivative
7 3 (0.54%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.36%) User Experience
8 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.36%) FMCG
8 2 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.36%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.18%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.18%) Economics
9 1 (0.18%) IVR
9 1 (0.18%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.15%) Windows
2 6 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.36%) UNIX
3 2 (0.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Solaris
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (47.58%) Change Management
2 148 (26.57%) Project Management
3 144 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (18.85%) PRINCE2
5 69 (12.39%) ITIL
6 60 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 50 (8.98%) ERP
8 45 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (6.28%) Business Transformation
10 32 (5.75%) Service Management
10 32 (5.75%) Change Control
11 31 (5.57%) Risk Management
12 27 (4.85%) Programme Management
13 26 (4.67%) Release Management
14 22 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (3.59%) Business Analysis
15 20 (3.59%) Service Delivery
16 19 (3.41%) Coaching
17 18 (3.23%) Migration
18 16 (2.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.08%) SQL
2 4 (0.72%) C
3 3 (0.54%) Java
4 2 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.18%) Python
5 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.75%) Degree
4 19 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.90%) APMP
9 4 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.72%) PMP
10 3 (0.54%) CIPD
10 3 (0.54%) APMG
11 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.36%) ISEB
12 1 (0.18%) HND
12 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.18%) MCSE
12 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) TickIT
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 79 (14.18%) SAP
2 39 (7.00%) Oracle
3 33 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.08%) JD Edwards
6 5 (0.90%) IBM
6 5 (0.90%) Remedy
7 4 (0.72%) Cisco
7 4 (0.72%) Genesys
7 4 (0.72%) Cerner
8 3 (0.54%) Vermilion
8 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.36%) Citrix
9 2 (0.36%) Ariba
10 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.18%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.18%) Cognos
10 1 (0.18%) NetApp
10 1 (0.18%) Lotus
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe
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