Period
to 21 September 2017

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

Project Manager - Business Change
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 746 730
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Change Project Manager 107 145 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 117 135
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £314 £339 £350
90th Percentile £664 £590 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 93616 102031 107742
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.83% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 61189 66645 68250
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2806 3170 4109
UK median hourly rate £18.81 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.67% +5.76%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.52 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +4.67%

Business Change Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Change Project Manager in the UK

Business Change Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Change Project Manager in the UK

Business Change Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Change Project Manager over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Change Project Manager in the UK

Business Change Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Change Project Manager in the UK

Business Change Project Manager
Top 13 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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 +5 101 £481 +6.94% 3
UK excluding London -5 62 £425 -3.41% 1
London +36 44 £581 +19.91% 2
South East +20 20 £438 -2.78%
North of England +48 16 £425 +1.49%
Midlands -2 11 £413 -2.94%
Yorkshire +34 8 £425 +13.33%
North West +23 8 £438 -5.91%
East of England -1 8 £431 -4.17%
East Midlands -4 6 £400 -5.88%
Scotland +29 5 £438 +9.38%
West Midlands +14 5 £456 +7.35%
South West +4 2 £455 -1.36% 1

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, Business Change Project 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 67 (62.62%) Project Management
2 59 (55.14%) Finance
3 47 (43.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (34.58%) PRINCE2
5 22 (20.56%) Change Management
6 20 (18.69%) Banking
7 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.28%) Target Operating Model
9 10 (9.35%) Investment Banking
10 9 (8.41%) Business Transformation
11 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.48%) Migration
11 8 (7.48%) PMI
11 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
12 7 (6.54%) Retail
12 7 (6.54%) Process Improvement
13 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.61%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (5.61%) Front Office
14 5 (4.67%) Legal
14 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
14 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
14 5 (4.67%) Derivative
14 5 (4.67%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (4.67%) Project Planning
14 5 (4.67%) MiFID
14 5 (4.67%) GDPR
14 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Change Project 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:

Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) GIS
2 2 (1.87%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Power BI
General
1 59 (55.14%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.54%) Retail
5 6 (5.61%) Front Office
6 5 (4.67%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (4.67%) Legal
7 3 (2.80%) Back Office
7 3 (2.80%) French Language
8 2 (1.87%) Marketing
8 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) PMI
2 5 (4.67%) Derivative
3 4 (3.74%) Exotic Derivative
3 4 (3.74%) Fintech
3 4 (3.74%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.80%) Life Science
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Equities
6 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Windows
1 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.62%) Project Management
2 47 (43.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (34.58%) PRINCE2
4 22 (20.56%) Change Management
5 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.28%) Target Operating Model
7 9 (8.41%) Business Transformation
8 8 (7.48%) Migration
8 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.54%) Process Improvement
10 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.61%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.67%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
12 4 (3.74%) Line Management
12 4 (3.74%) Project Governance
13 3 (2.80%) Business Process Improvement
13 3 (2.80%) Coaching
13 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.80%) Degree
3 3 (2.80%) PMP
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) APMP
4 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) GDPR
1 5 (4.67%) MiFID
2 2 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) SAP
3 2 (1.87%) Pega
3 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Progress
4 1 (0.93%) Sun