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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Manager
Rank 334 329 321
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 314 288 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 183 227
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £41.69
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.20 - £65.01
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -14 278 £450 - 44
London +4 133 £500 +5.26% 16
South East +25 62 £425 -4.49% 3
City of London +18 26 £475 - 9
North West -2 23 £413 +3.12% 6
Scotland -5 21 £420 +8.38% 2
Hampshire +4 17 £413 +10.00%
South West -44 15 £450 - 2
Berkshire +12 14 £413 -10.81%
Buckinghamshire +4 14 £411 -8.61%
Milton Keynes +1 11 £450 +14.64%
Yorkshire -1 11 £423 +3.04% 1
East of England -21 11 £445 +11.25% 3
West Midlands -13 10 £500 +1.26% 2
West Yorkshire +6 9 £436 -5.16% 1
East Midlands -1 9 £450 +5.88% 8
Glasgow - 9 £400 - 1
Leeds 0 8 £423 -8.15%
Northamptonshire +4 7 £463 +2.77% 7
Oxfordshire -6 6 £350 -17.64% 1
Wiltshire -6 6 £525 +9.00% 1
Manchester -15 6 £320 -20.00% 1
Swindon - 6 £525 - 1
South Wales -8 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Wales -18 5 £425 +21.42% 2
Winchester - 4 £425 -
Reading - 4 - -
Cheshire +9 3 £425 - 4
West Sussex +4 3 £425 +34.92%
Warwickshire -6 3 £543 +8.50%

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 297 (49.83%) Change Management
2 180 (30.20%) Finance
3 156 (26.17%) Project Management
4 143 (23.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (15.27%) PRINCE2
6 76 (12.75%) SAP
7 65 (10.91%) ITIL
7 65 (10.91%) ERP
8 57 (9.56%) Banking
9 56 (9.40%) Business Transformation
10 52 (8.72%) Security Cleared
11 49 (8.22%) Oracle
12 47 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 40 (6.71%) SC Cleared
14 33 (5.54%) Degree
15 31 (5.20%) Risk Management
16 30 (5.03%) Telecoms
16 30 (5.03%) Retail
17 29 (4.87%) Release Management
17 29 (4.87%) CRM
17 29 (4.87%) Microsoft
18 28 (4.70%) Coaching
18 28 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (4.36%) Programme Management
20 24 (4.03%) Service Delivery
20 24 (4.03%) Service Management
21 23 (3.86%) Business Analysis
22 22 (3.69%) Migration
22 22 (3.69%) SharePoint

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.67%) CMS
2 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.36%) MS Project
3 18 (3.02%) MS Office
4 14 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (3.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.84%) assyst
5 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.67%) Summit
7 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.50%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.34%) Agresso
8 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.34%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.01%) Intranet
2 5 (0.84%) Firewall
3 2 (0.34%) RTP
3 2 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.67%) EDRMS
2 3 (0.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.34%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
General
1 180 (30.20%) Finance
2 57 (9.56%) Banking
3 30 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.03%) Retail
4 15 (2.52%) Marketing
5 14 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.35%) Legal
6 12 (2.01%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.85%) Back Office
8 10 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.51%) Advertising
10 8 (1.34%) Publishing
11 7 (1.17%) Front Office
12 5 (0.84%) Law
12 5 (0.84%) Military
13 4 (0.67%) Local Government
14 3 (0.50%) French Language
14 3 (0.50%) Electronics
15 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.67%) Middleware
2 2 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.17%) Web Services
3 1 (0.17%) XML
3 1 (0.17%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.02%) NHS
4 7 (1.17%) CMDB
4 7 (1.17%) PMI
5 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
6 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.67%) Derivative
6 4 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.50%) DTV
7 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.50%) Social Media
8 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.34%) FMCG
8 2 (0.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.17%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.01%) Windows
2 7 (1.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (49.83%) Change Management
2 156 (26.17%) Project Management
3 143 (23.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (15.27%) PRINCE2
5 65 (10.91%) ITIL
5 65 (10.91%) ERP
6 56 (9.40%) Business Transformation
7 47 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 31 (5.20%) Risk Management
9 29 (4.87%) Release Management
9 29 (4.87%) CRM
10 28 (4.70%) Coaching
11 26 (4.36%) Programme Management
12 24 (4.03%) Service Delivery
12 24 (4.03%) Service Management
13 23 (3.86%) Business Analysis
14 22 (3.69%) Migration
15 19 (3.19%) Time Management
15 19 (3.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.52%) C
2 3 (0.50%) SQL
3 2 (0.34%) Java
4 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 52 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.54%) Degree
4 16 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.51%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.01%) PMP
9 5 (0.84%) APMP
10 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.50%) CIPD
11 3 (0.50%) ISEB
11 3 (0.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) APMG
13 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.17%) MCSE
13 1 (0.17%) HND
13 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.19%) QA
2 6 (1.01%) COBIT
3 4 (0.67%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (12.75%) SAP
2 49 (8.22%) Oracle
3 29 (4.87%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.84%) Genesys
6 4 (0.67%) Remedy
6 4 (0.67%) IBM
6 4 (0.67%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.50%) Cognos
7 3 (0.50%) Cerner
7 3 (0.50%) CA
7 3 (0.50%) Citrix
7 3 (0.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco
8 2 (0.34%) NetApp
8 2 (0.34%) Lotus
9 1 (0.17%) Actimize
9 1 (0.17%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe
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