Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Change Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 192 177
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 70 71 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.85% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.77% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 40
Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +4.57% -4.57%
10th Percentile £360 £357 £319
90th Percentile £588 £625 £578
England median daily rate £475 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +0.21% +5.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £60.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £26.22

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7797 9280 8004
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.39% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4873 5638 4625
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £235 £215
90th Percentile £550 £551 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 367 455
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -0.40% -2.84%
10th Percentile £10.11 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Manager in the Midlands

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Manager in the Midlands

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Manager in the Midlands

Change Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Manager in the Midlands

Change Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands 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
West Midlands +13 37 £463 -0.05% 5
East Midlands +8 31 £475 -12.64%
Change Manager
England

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

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 Midlands region featuring Change Manager in the job title.

1 32 (45.71%) Change Management
2 23 (32.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (24.29%) Project Management
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) Finance
5 11 (15.71%) ITIL
6 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (10.00%) Retail
8 6 (8.57%) Banking
8 6 (8.57%) SMS
8 6 (8.57%) Business Transformation
9 5 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.14%) Office 365
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.14%) Oracle
10 4 (5.71%) Windows
10 4 (5.71%) Logistics
10 4 (5.71%) Automotive
10 4 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (5.71%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (5.71%) SFIA
10 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (4.29%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (4.29%) QA
11 3 (4.29%) Degree
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Management

Change Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) SMS
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) QlikView
1 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Automotive
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) German Language
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.43%) PMI
2 1 (1.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Change Management
2 23 (32.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (24.29%) Project Management
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) ITIL
6 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.57%) Business Transformation
8 5 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (5.71%) Contingency Planning
9 4 (5.71%) Logistics
9 4 (5.71%) SFIA
10 3 (4.29%) Kanban
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.29%) Service Management
10 3 (4.29%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) VMware