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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 346 344 327
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 323 302 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 196 178
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £443 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £26.22 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 300 £450 -5.26% 35
London +14 135 £475 -5.00% 18
South East -25 54 £425 - 5
City of London +13 38 £450 -5.26% 4
South West +1 23 £475 +7.34% 5
North West -29 20 £450 +0.55% 2
West Midlands +13 19 £363 -30.45% 1
Scotland -7 19 £400 -2.43% 1
East Midlands +1 18 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes -3 14 £390 -17.89%
Buckinghamshire -10 14 £390 -9.56%
East of England +5 13 £400 -33.33% 2
Hampshire -11 13 £375 -10.44% 1
Berkshire -7 12 £475 +10.14% 2
Manchester -17 12 £450 -6.73% 1
Yorkshire -28 11 £438 +3.55% 1
Bristol +5 10 £615 +123.63% 4
West Yorkshire -21 10 £450 +6.50% 1
Northamptonshire -2 9 £481 +6.94%
Northampton +4 8 £481 +6.94%
Cheshire -3 8 £375 -11.76% 1
Warwickshire +7 7 £625 +15.20%
Essex +1 6 £413 -5.17%
Surrey 0 6 £675 +22.72%
Nottinghamshire -4 6 £450 -
Edinburgh -11 6 £400 -8.57% 1
Gloucestershire +1 5 £475 +13.09%
Glasgow -3 5 £419 +4.68%
Staffordshire - 5 £360 -
Birmingham +9 4 £450 - 1

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 270 (43.06%) Change Management
2 203 (32.38%) Finance
3 169 (26.95%) Project Management
4 116 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (13.40%) Banking
6 78 (12.44%) ITIL
7 69 (11.00%) PRINCE2
8 66 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 64 (10.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 53 (8.45%) Business Transformation
11 47 (7.50%) ERP
12 44 (7.02%) SAP
13 38 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (5.58%) SC Cleared
14 35 (5.58%) Retail
15 31 (4.94%) Service Management
15 31 (4.94%) Legal
15 31 (4.94%) Change Control
16 29 (4.63%) Coaching
17 27 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (4.31%) Business Analysis
18 26 (4.15%) Programme Management
19 25 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
19 25 (3.99%) Oracle
20 24 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
20 24 (3.83%) Risk Management
21 22 (3.51%) NHS
22 20 (3.19%) Microsoft
22 20 (3.19%) Law
22 20 (3.19%) DV Cleared

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.44%) CMS
3 8 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 6 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (2.87%) MS Office
2 15 (2.39%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.23%) MS Project
4 13 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Agresso
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.80%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) assyst
7 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.48%) HTTP
1 3 (0.48%) Intranet
2 2 (0.32%) LAN
2 2 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.16%) 2G
3 1 (0.16%) Network Security
3 1 (0.16%) LTE
3 1 (0.16%) WAN
3 1 (0.16%) SAN
3 1 (0.16%) Internet
3 1 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (0.96%) EDRMS
2 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.16%) DataStage
3 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Maven
1 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.16%) Ant
2 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.16%) Subversion
2 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
General
1 203 (32.38%) Finance
2 84 (13.40%) Banking
3 35 (5.58%) Retail
4 31 (4.94%) Legal
5 20 (3.19%) Law
6 17 (2.71%) Retail Banking
7 15 (2.39%) Marketing
8 14 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.75%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.44%) Front Office
12 8 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.96%) Back Office
14 5 (0.80%) Electronics
14 5 (0.80%) Advertising
15 3 (0.48%) Billing
15 3 (0.48%) Local Government
16 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.32%) Publishing
17 1 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.28%) .NET
2 4 (0.64%) HTML5
2 4 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.16%) J2EE
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.51%) NHS
2 19 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.07%) Performance Metrics
4 10 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.28%) User Experience
6 6 (0.96%) Social Network
6 6 (0.96%) FMCG
6 6 (0.96%) PMI
7 4 (0.64%) LIMS
7 4 (0.64%) Life Science
7 4 (0.64%) CMDB
7 4 (0.64%) Smart Meter
7 4 (0.64%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.48%) Derivative
9 2 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.32%) DTV
9 2 (0.32%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.32%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.32%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.91%) Windows
2 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.32%) UNIX
4 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.16%) AIX
4 1 (0.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (43.06%) Change Management
2 169 (26.95%) Project Management
3 116 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (12.44%) ITIL
5 69 (11.00%) PRINCE2
6 64 (10.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 53 (8.45%) Business Transformation
8 47 (7.50%) ERP
9 38 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (4.94%) Service Management
10 31 (4.94%) Change Control
11 29 (4.63%) Coaching
12 27 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (4.31%) Business Analysis
13 26 (4.15%) Programme Management
14 25 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (3.83%) Risk Management
16 20 (3.19%) Target Operating Model
17 19 (3.03%) Migration
17 19 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (0.80%) JavaScript
1 5 (0.80%) C
2 2 (0.32%) Java
2 2 (0.32%) SQL
3 1 (0.16%) Python
3 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.16%) Ruby
3 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.03%) Degree
6 14 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (2.23%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.44%) PMP
9 4 (0.64%) ISEB
9 4 (0.64%) APMP
9 4 (0.64%) APMG
10 3 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.32%) CIMA
11 2 (0.32%) CIPD
12 1 (0.16%) ACCA
12 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.07%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) SLA
3 4 (0.64%) GAMP
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) GxP
4 2 (0.32%) MiFID
4 2 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (7.02%) SAP
2 25 (3.99%) Oracle
3 20 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.07%) Remedy
5 8 (1.28%) Lotus
6 6 (0.96%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.32%) Tableau
7 2 (0.32%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.32%) HP
8 1 (0.16%) Cerner
8 1 (0.16%) Informatica
8 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco
8 1 (0.16%) IBM
8 1 (0.16%) Facebook
8 1 (0.16%) Capita
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