Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Change Manager was £478 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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.

Business Change Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 629 611 602
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Change Manager 254 286 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 198 212
UK median daily rate £478 £464 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +0.11% +3.06%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £596 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Business Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Change Manager in the UK

Business Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Change Manager in the UK

Business Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Change Manager over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Change Manager in the UK

Business Change Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Change Manager in the UK

Business Change Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Change Manager over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Change Manager in the UK

Business Change Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Change Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -12 239 £488 +4.84% 14
UK excluding London +4 144 £463 -0.54% 8
London -35 105 £500 +11.11% 6
South East +13 42 £485 +1.78% 1
North of England +34 33 £450 -5.26% 4
Midlands +7 25 £475 +5.56% 1
East of England -4 17 £488 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire +26 16 £435 +16.00% 2
South West +12 16 £410 -15.90%
North West -1 15 £463 -7.50% 2
West Midlands -1 12 £475 +5.56% 1
East Midlands +16 11 £475 -5.00%
Scotland -2 8 £431 +1.47%
Wales - 3 £425 -
North East +66 2 £450 +28.57%

Business Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Business 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 featuring Business Change Manager in the job title.

1 114 (44.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 85 (33.46%) Change Management
3 84 (33.07%) Project Management
4 65 (25.59%) Finance
5 40 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (13.78%) PRINCE2
7 25 (9.84%) Business Change Management
8 21 (8.27%) Security Cleared
8 21 (8.27%) Programme Delivery
9 19 (7.48%) Programme Management
10 17 (6.69%) Business Transformation
10 17 (6.69%) Target Operating Model
11 16 (6.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (5.51%) Banking
12 14 (5.51%) Supplier Management
13 13 (5.12%) Marketing
13 13 (5.12%) Retail
13 13 (5.12%) Migration
13 13 (5.12%) Service Management
13 13 (5.12%) DV Cleared
14 12 (4.72%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.72%) Line Management
14 12 (4.72%) SAP
14 12 (4.72%) Microsoft
15 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (3.94%) C
17 9 (3.54%) GDPR
17 9 (3.54%) Behavioural Change
17 9 (3.54%) Business Process Modelling
17 9 (3.54%) Service Delivery

Business Change Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) SMS
2 3 (1.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) RFID
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.79%) Blockchain
1 2 (0.79%) GIS
2 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.39%) QlikView
2 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 65 (25.59%) Finance
2 14 (5.51%) Banking
3 13 (5.12%) Marketing
3 13 (5.12%) Retail
4 9 (3.54%) Legal
5 5 (1.97%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Front Office
6 4 (1.57%) Local Government
6 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.18%) French Language
7 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
8 2 (0.79%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) EDI
1 1 (0.39%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.57%) FMCG
2 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.57%) PMI
3 3 (1.18%) Life Science
3 3 (1.18%) NHS
3 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
4 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.39%) BBC
5 1 (0.39%) CMDB
5 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.39%) Equities
5 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.57%) Windows
2 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (44.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 85 (33.46%) Change Management
3 84 (33.07%) Project Management
4 40 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (13.78%) PRINCE2
6 25 (9.84%) Business Change Management
7 21 (8.27%) Programme Delivery
8 19 (7.48%) Programme Management
9 17 (6.69%) Business Transformation
9 17 (6.69%) Target Operating Model
10 16 (6.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (5.51%) Supplier Management
12 13 (5.12%) Migration
12 13 (5.12%) Service Management
13 12 (4.72%) Line Management
13 12 (4.72%) Waterfall
14 9 (3.54%) Behavioural Change
14 9 (3.54%) Business Process Modelling
14 9 (3.54%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.94%) C
2 1 (0.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.12%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.15%) Degree
3 8 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.76%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.36%) PMP
5 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.18%) APMG
6 3 (1.18%) APMP
6 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.39%) CIPD
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) GDPR
2 5 (1.97%) PMO
3 4 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) MiFID
4 1 (0.39%) PSD2
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) IAG
1 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 12 (4.72%) Microsoft
1 12 (4.72%) SAP
2 9 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.79%) Pega
3 2 (0.79%) Siebel
4 1 (0.39%) Arqiva
4 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle
4 1 (0.39%) Progress
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy