The median contractor rate for a Change Manager was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Manager
UK / England
Rank 344 294 352
Rank change year-on-year -50 +58  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 241 367 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.75% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.79% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 237 179
Median daily rate £445 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.47% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Median hourly rate £26.83 £31.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% -36.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £32.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -17.44% -34.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Change Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 111 £450 -5.26% 16
South East +24 44 £450 -2.17% 5
West Midlands +17 23 £425 -15.00% 2
North West +7 21 £375 -26.03% 2
South West -4 13 £475 +11.76% 4
East Midlands -18 10 £400 -27.27% 1
East of England -11 7 £425 -17.07% 2
Yorkshire +2 4 £400 -5.88%
North East -13 3 £413 -2.94%
Change Manager
UK

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 250 (52.97%) Change Management
2 114 (24.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (23.31%) Finance
4 106 (22.46%) Project Management
5 62 (13.14%) ERP
6 59 (12.50%) ITIL
7 54 (11.44%) PRINCE2
7 54 (11.44%) SAP
7 54 (11.44%) Security Cleared
8 39 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (8.05%) Coaching
10 35 (7.42%) Business Transformation
11 34 (7.20%) Oracle
12 33 (6.99%) SC Cleared
13 32 (6.78%) Microsoft
14 30 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 26 (5.51%) Service Management
16 25 (5.30%) Degree
17 22 (4.66%) Business Analysis
17 22 (4.66%) Risk Management
18 21 (4.45%) Marketing
19 20 (4.24%) Release Management
19 20 (4.24%) Banking
19 20 (4.24%) Manufacturing
19 20 (4.24%) Behavioural Change
20 19 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (4.03%) Telecoms
21 18 (3.81%) Service Delivery
21 18 (3.81%) Project Planning
21 18 (3.81%) Change Control

Change Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.85%) CMS
3 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.21%) Confluence
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (3.18%) MS Office
2 13 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.69%) MS Project
3 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.21%) Primavera
7 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.18%) Office 365
2 8 (1.69%) Yammer
3 7 (1.48%) Trello
4 4 (0.85%) G Suite
5 3 (0.64%) SaaS
6 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.69%) Intranet
2 3 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.42%) BGP
3 2 (0.42%) DNS
3 2 (0.42%) EIGRP
3 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.42%) IGRP
3 2 (0.42%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) LAN
3 2 (0.42%) NetScreen
3 2 (0.42%) OSPF
3 2 (0.42%) Skype
3 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.21%) Broadband
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) MPLS
4 1 (0.21%) SAN
4 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.21%) MySQL
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 110 (23.31%) Finance
2 21 (4.45%) Marketing
3 20 (4.24%) Banking
3 20 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.60%) Retail
6 9 (1.91%) Advertising
7 7 (1.48%) Back Office
7 7 (1.48%) Electronics
7 7 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.27%) Legal
8 6 (1.27%) Publishing
9 5 (1.06%) Local Government
10 3 (0.64%) Automotive
10 3 (0.64%) Front Office
10 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (0.42%) Web Services
2 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.69%) CMDB
4 7 (1.48%) Life Science
4 7 (1.48%) User Experience
5 6 (1.27%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.06%) FMCG
6 5 (1.06%) NHS
7 4 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.85%) Social Media
8 3 (0.64%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.42%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.21%) BBC
10 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.21%) Derivative
10 1 (0.21%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.21%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.97%) Windows
2 10 (2.12%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.64%) Linux
4 2 (0.42%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (52.97%) Change Management
2 114 (24.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 106 (22.46%) Project Management
4 62 (13.14%) ERP
5 59 (12.50%) ITIL
6 54 (11.44%) PRINCE2
7 39 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (8.05%) Coaching
9 35 (7.42%) Business Transformation
10 30 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 26 (5.51%) Service Management
12 22 (4.66%) Business Analysis
12 22 (4.66%) Risk Management
13 20 (4.24%) Behavioural Change
13 20 (4.24%) Release Management
14 18 (3.81%) Change Control
14 18 (3.81%) Project Planning
14 18 (3.81%) Service Delivery
15 17 (3.60%) Configuration Management
16 16 (3.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.64%) C
2 1 (0.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.30%) Degree
4 14 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (1.48%) PMP
8 7 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.06%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.42%) APMG
10 2 (0.42%) APMP
10 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) CCNA
10 2 (0.42%) CCNP
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
11 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.81%) PMO
2 5 (1.06%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) Basel III
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
4 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 54 (11.44%) SAP
2 34 (7.20%) Oracle
3 32 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.91%) Remedy
6 7 (1.48%) HP
7 6 (1.27%) Cisco
7 6 (1.27%) Google
8 3 (0.64%) F5
8 3 (0.64%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.42%) Adobe
9 2 (0.42%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.42%) Huawei
9 2 (0.42%) Juniper
9 2 (0.42%) Workday
10 1 (0.21%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.21%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.21%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft
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