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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Manager
Rank 331 305 294
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 301 303 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.61% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 187 253
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£470 £440 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £33.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.20 - £60.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 -31 266 £475 +7.34% 48
London +11 136 £500 +2.56% 22
South East +10 58 £425 - 7
City of London +20 28 £500 - 8
Scotland -4 22 £400 -27.27% 1
North West -1 20 £444 +10.93% 3
Hampshire +2 16 £425 +13.33%
Berkshire +10 14 £413 -9.58% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 13 £431 +39.11%
Manchester -5 12 £440 +17.33% 1
South West -40 12 £443 +7.92% 2
Glasgow -3 11 £400 -27.27% 1
East of England -32 11 £600 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 10 £423 -6.11% 5
West Yorkshire +10 9 £423 -17.56% 5
Milton Keynes +8 9 £475 +53.22%
East Midlands +1 9 £450 +2.85% 3
Leeds +9 8 £423 -17.56% 4
Northamptonshire +4 8 £450 - 1
West Midlands -23 8 £521 +19.14% 3
Oxfordshire +3 7 £400 -5.88%
Wiltshire -8 5 £475 -1.38%
Swindon - 5 £475 -
South Wales -4 4 £425 +25.92% 2
Wales -10 4 £425 +25.92% 2
Edinburgh -21 4 £350 -30.00%
Winchester - 4 £425 -
Reading - 4 - -
Oxford -1 3 £600 +18.22%
Birmingham -2 3 - - 1

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 292 (48.42%) Change Management
2 200 (33.17%) Finance
3 164 (27.20%) Project Management
4 145 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (13.60%) PRINCE2
6 72 (11.94%) SAP
7 69 (11.44%) ITIL
8 67 (11.11%) Banking
9 58 (9.62%) Business Transformation
10 57 (9.45%) ERP
11 52 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 42 (6.97%) Oracle
13 38 (6.30%) Retail
13 38 (6.30%) Telecoms
14 37 (6.14%) Security Cleared
15 34 (5.64%) Degree
16 32 (5.31%) Programme Management
16 32 (5.31%) CRM
17 29 (4.81%) Release Management
18 27 (4.48%) SC Cleared
18 27 (4.48%) Migration
19 25 (4.15%) Service Management
19 25 (4.15%) Service Delivery
19 25 (4.15%) Microsoft
19 25 (4.15%) Business Analysis
20 24 (3.98%) Risk Management
21 23 (3.81%) Management Information System
21 23 (3.81%) Marketing
22 21 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
23 20 (3.32%) Change Control

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.66%) CMS
2 4 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (2.65%) MS Office
3 15 (2.49%) MS Project
4 10 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.83%) assyst
6 4 (0.66%) Summit
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.50%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.33%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.33%) Agresso
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.17%) PolarLake
9 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.00%) Intranet
2 3 (0.50%) RTP
3 2 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) 4G
4 1 (0.17%) 3G
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) 2G
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.66%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.33%) SAP BI
General
1 200 (33.17%) Finance
2 67 (11.11%) Banking
3 38 (6.30%) Retail
3 38 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.81%) Marketing
5 17 (2.82%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.32%) Legal
8 10 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.66%) Back Office
9 8 (1.33%) Advertising
10 7 (1.16%) Publishing
10 7 (1.16%) Front Office
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.66%) Law
11 4 (0.66%) Military
12 2 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.66%) Middleware
2 1 (0.17%) SAP TM
2 1 (0.17%) XML
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.81%) Management Information System
2 17 (2.82%) NHS
3 10 (1.66%) PMI
4 7 (1.16%) CMDB
5 6 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
6 5 (0.83%) Derivative
7 4 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (0.66%) DTV
7 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.50%) Social Media
8 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.33%) FMCG
10 1 (0.17%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.17%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.17%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.17%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.82%) Windows
2 6 (1.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (48.42%) Change Management
2 164 (27.20%) Project Management
3 145 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (13.60%) PRINCE2
5 69 (11.44%) ITIL
6 58 (9.62%) Business Transformation
7 57 (9.45%) ERP
8 52 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 32 (5.31%) Programme Management
9 32 (5.31%) CRM
10 29 (4.81%) Release Management
11 27 (4.48%) Migration
12 25 (4.15%) Service Management
12 25 (4.15%) Service Delivery
12 25 (4.15%) Business Analysis
13 24 (3.98%) Risk Management
14 20 (3.32%) Change Control
14 20 (3.32%) Time Management
15 18 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (2.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.49%) C
2 3 (0.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.64%) Degree
3 27 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.66%) PMP
7 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (0.50%) CIPD
9 2 (0.33%) ISEB
9 2 (0.33%) APMG
9 2 (0.33%) APMP
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) HND
10 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.15%) QA
2 6 (1.00%) COBIT
3 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.83%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.17%) Basel III
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) FATCA
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.17%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 72 (11.94%) SAP
2 42 (6.97%) Oracle
3 25 (4.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.83%) Genesys
6 4 (0.66%) Cerner
6 4 (0.66%) Remedy
7 3 (0.50%) Citrix
7 3 (0.50%) CA
7 3 (0.50%) IBM
7 3 (0.50%) Cognos
8 2 (0.33%) NetApp
8 2 (0.33%) Lotus
9 1 (0.17%) Triple Point
9 1 (0.17%) Infor
9 1 (0.17%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.17%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg
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