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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 330 301 328
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 316 348 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.67% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 247 153
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £459
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 £33.64 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.15% -
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
51719 51910 44155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.37% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31426 31539 25286
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2027 2080 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -21 282 £475 +2.42% 33
London -33 89 £550 +10.00% 10
South East -10 69 £525 +10.52% 3
Hampshire +10 37 £575 +17.94%
South West +16 28 £430 +1.17% 4
North West -9 27 £425 +8.97% 6
Yorkshire +6 26 £425 +28.20% 3
Scotland -19 23 £431 +1.47% 4
City of London +12 20 £600 +26.31% 5
West Midlands -4 19 £435 +17.56% 2
Wiltshire +15 15 £400 -11.11%
East Midlands -11 14 £425 -22.72% 3
South Yorkshire - 12 £500 - 1
Edinburgh -3 11 £450 +20.00% 2
Sheffield - 10 £500 -
Birmingham 0 9 £468 +8.72% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £438 -
Nottingham -4 9 £438 -
Manchester -10 9 £399 -3.33% 2
Glasgow +6 8 £350 -24.32% 2
West Yorkshire -3 7 £430 +29.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £350 -15.66%
North Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
Bristol 0 6 £500 +16.27% 2
Cheshire -4 6 £500 +16.95% 3
Milton Keynes -10 6 £350 -16.66%
Dorset +6 5 £375 +20.00% 1
Leeds -10 5 £425 +17.16% 1
Chester +7 4 £500 +73.61%
Northamptonshire -21 4 £425 -22.72% 2

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 230 (42.59%) Change Management
2 170 (31.48%) Project Management
3 142 (26.30%) Finance
4 121 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (16.67%) ITIL
6 87 (16.11%) PRINCE2
7 79 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 74 (13.70%) Banking
9 62 (11.48%) SAP
10 53 (9.81%) Security Cleared
11 42 (7.78%) ERP
12 34 (6.30%) Retail
13 32 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (5.37%) Degree
15 29 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (5.37%) Business Transformation
16 27 (5.00%) Service Management
16 27 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (5.00%) Microsoft
16 27 (5.00%) SC Cleared
17 25 (4.63%) Release Management
18 23 (4.26%) NHS
18 23 (4.26%) Change Control
18 23 (4.26%) Coaching
19 22 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
19 22 (4.07%) Business Analysis
20 20 (3.70%) Marketing
20 20 (3.70%) MS Project
20 20 (3.70%) Programme Management

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (0.93%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) SAS
5 2 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (3.70%) MS Project
2 17 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.78%) MS Office
4 12 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.93%) Agresso
2 5 (0.93%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.19%) Maximo
4 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.19%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) IaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Taleo
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.56%) RTP
2 1 (0.19%) ATM
2 1 (0.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.48%) EDRMS
2 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 142 (26.30%) Finance
2 74 (13.70%) Banking
3 34 (6.30%) Retail
4 27 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (3.70%) Marketing
6 19 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.33%) Manufacturing
8 17 (3.15%) Legal
9 12 (2.22%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.85%) Front Office
11 8 (1.48%) Back Office
12 6 (1.11%) Electronics
12 6 (1.11%) Advertising
12 6 (1.11%) Publishing
12 6 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.93%) Billing
14 4 (0.74%) Czech Language
15 3 (0.56%) Local Government
15 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.37%) .NET
1 2 (0.37%) JFC
2 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.19%) COM
2 1 (0.19%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.26%) NHS
3 13 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.41%) Life Science
4 12 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (2.04%) LIMS
6 7 (1.30%) PMI
6 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.93%) FMCG
8 3 (0.56%) IVR
9 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.37%) DTV
9 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.19%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.19%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.19%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.19%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.19%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.19%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.30%) Windows
2 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.19%) Linux
3 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (42.59%) Change Management
2 170 (31.48%) Project Management
3 121 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (16.67%) ITIL
5 87 (16.11%) PRINCE2
6 79 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 42 (7.78%) ERP
8 30 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (5.37%) Business Transformation
10 27 (5.00%) Service Management
11 25 (4.63%) Release Management
12 23 (4.26%) Change Control
12 23 (4.26%) Coaching
13 22 (4.07%) Business Analysis
14 20 (3.70%) Programme Management
15 19 (3.52%) Migration
16 17 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (2.78%) Service Delivery
18 14 (2.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.11%) C
2 4 (0.74%) SQL
3 2 (0.37%) VB
3 2 (0.37%) Java
4 1 (0.19%) C#
4 1 (0.19%) Python
4 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (9.81%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.37%) Degree
3 27 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.30%) PMP
10 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.74%) APMP
11 3 (0.56%) CIPD
11 3 (0.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.19%) HND
12 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.19%) APMG
12 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.04%) GAMP
2 6 (1.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.11%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.37%) GxP
5 1 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (11.48%) SAP
2 27 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.41%) Oracle
4 4 (0.74%) Cerner
4 4 (0.74%) LANDesk
5 2 (0.37%) Tableau
5 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy
6 1 (0.19%) Civica
6 1 (0.19%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.19%) HP
6 1 (0.19%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow
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