Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Change Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Manager
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 433 413
Rank change year-on-year -8 -20 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 486 505 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 341 383
England median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.21% +5.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £363 £314 £321
90th Percentile £631 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £26.22
10th Percentile £31.00 - £20.03
90th Percentile £57.00 - £32.41
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £26.22

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Change Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Change Manager in England

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Manager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Manager in England

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Manager in England

Change Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Manager in England

Change Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Manager in England

Change Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 239 £490 +0.51% 10
Midlands +19 70 £475 +0.11% 5
South East -1 63 £475 +6.74% 6
North of England +17 41 £475 +2.15% 3
West Midlands +13 37 £463 -0.05% 5
South West +7 36 £410 -8.89%
East of England +6 32 £463 +5.71% 2
East Midlands +8 31 £475 -12.64%
North West -8 27 £475 +2.15% 1
Yorkshire +19 10 £450 +5.88% 2
North East +65 4 £488 -2.50%
Change Manager
UK

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Change Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Change Manager in the job title.

1 241 (49.59%) Change Management
2 149 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 118 (24.28%) Finance
4 93 (19.14%) Project Management
5 88 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (9.67%) Security Cleared
6 47 (9.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 46 (9.47%) PRINCE2
8 44 (9.05%) ITIL
9 41 (8.44%) Business Transformation
10 33 (6.79%) Programme Management
10 33 (6.79%) Service Management
11 31 (6.38%) Business Change Management
12 28 (5.76%) Programme Delivery
12 28 (5.76%) Migration
13 26 (5.35%) Banking
13 26 (5.35%) Retail
13 26 (5.35%) Target Operating Model
14 25 (5.14%) SC Cleared
14 25 (5.14%) ERP
15 24 (4.94%) SAP
16 23 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (4.53%) Waterfall
17 22 (4.53%) Degree
18 21 (4.32%) Legal
18 21 (4.32%) Line Management
18 21 (4.32%) Collaborative Working
19 20 (4.12%) Service Delivery
20 18 (3.70%) Business Process Modelling
20 18 (3.70%) Microsoft

Change Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.03%) CMS
3 3 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.09%) Office 365
2 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.62%) Yammer
5 2 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) G Suite
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.47%) SMS
2 11 (2.26%) Intranet
3 2 (0.41%) SAN
3 2 (0.41%) Skype
4 1 (0.21%) 4G
4 1 (0.21%) Broadband
4 1 (0.21%) LTE
4 1 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.62%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.21%) QlikView
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 118 (24.28%) Finance
2 26 (5.35%) Banking
2 26 (5.35%) Retail
3 21 (4.32%) Legal
4 17 (3.50%) Marketing
5 12 (2.47%) Law
6 10 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.44%) Front Office
10 5 (1.03%) French Language
11 4 (0.82%) Automotive
11 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.62%) Electronics
12 3 (0.62%) German Language
12 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.62%) Local Government
13 2 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.21%) .NET
2 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.21%) EDI
2 1 (0.21%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.06%) Virtual Team
4 8 (1.65%) FMCG
5 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.23%) PMI
6 5 (1.03%) Social Media
7 4 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.62%) NHS
9 2 (0.41%) Blog
9 2 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.21%) CMDB
10 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.21%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.21%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.21%) RIA
10 1 (0.21%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.06%) Windows
2 7 (1.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.41%) Linux
3 2 (0.41%) Unix
4 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (49.59%) Change Management
2 149 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (19.14%) Project Management
4 88 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (9.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 46 (9.47%) PRINCE2
7 44 (9.05%) ITIL
8 41 (8.44%) Business Transformation
9 33 (6.79%) Programme Management
9 33 (6.79%) Service Management
10 31 (6.38%) Business Change Management
11 28 (5.76%) Migration
11 28 (5.76%) Programme Delivery
12 26 (5.35%) Target Operating Model
13 25 (5.14%) ERP
14 22 (4.53%) Waterfall
15 21 (4.32%) Collaborative Working
15 21 (4.32%) Line Management
16 20 (4.12%) Service Delivery
17 18 (3.70%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.67%) C
2 1 (0.21%) C#
2 1 (0.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (9.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.53%) Degree
4 15 (3.09%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.06%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.03%) PMP
9 3 (0.62%) APMG
9 3 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) CIPD
10 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.21%) APMP
11 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.88%) QA
2 10 (2.06%) GDPR
3 9 (1.85%) PMO
4 6 (1.23%) MiFID
5 5 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.82%) EMIR
7 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.62%) PSD2
8 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.41%) SLA
8 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.21%) Basel III
9 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.21%) FATCA
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.21%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (4.94%) SAP
2 23 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.50%) Oracle
5 4 (0.82%) Adobe
5 4 (0.82%) Workday
6 3 (0.62%) Planview
7 2 (0.41%) Arqiva
7 2 (0.41%) IBM
7 2 (0.41%) Remedy
8 1 (0.21%) Citrix
8 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.21%) PayPal
8 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.21%) Progress
8 1 (0.21%) Reuters
8 1 (0.21%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.21%) Siebel
8 1 (0.21%) Twitter
8 1 (0.21%) VMware