The median contractor rate for a Change Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 520 524
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 78 125 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 63
Median daily rate £388 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £313 £311
% change year-on-year +31.20% +0.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £18.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.88

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Change Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Analyst in the UK

Change Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Analyst in the UK

Change Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Analyst in the UK

Change Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Analyst in the UK

Change Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England +7 69 £400 +14.28% 8
London -7 24 £375 -11.76% 2
North West +18 10 £475 +55.73% 2
East of England -2 9 £500 +25.00%
West Midlands +27 8 £375 -33.33% 1
South East +10 8 £385 +16.31% 1
Scotland +25 7 £325 +35.41% 2
Suffolk - 7 £500 -
Ipswich - 7 £500 -
South West +17 6 £353 -11.87% 2
Manchester +3 4 £350 +12.00% 1
City of London +3 4 £675 +35.00%
Yorkshire +24 3 £235 -25.24%
Berkshire +7 3 £368 +8.08% 1
Poole - 3 £353 - 1
Dorset - 3 £353 - 1
West Yorkshire +23 2 £355 -11.25%
Glasgow +9 2 £325 -
Edinburgh +5 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes -16 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £369 -
Basingstoke - 2 £385 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 2 £385 -
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
South Wales - 2 £369 - 1
Wales - 2 £369 - 1
North East +64 1 - -

Change Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Change Analyst 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 Change Analyst in the job title.

1 60 (37.50%) Change Management
2 44 (27.50%) ITIL
3 36 (22.50%) Project Management
4 32 (20.00%) Finance
5 31 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (17.50%) Process Improvement
7 23 (14.38%) Workflow
8 22 (13.75%) Business Analysis
9 19 (11.88%) Service Management
10 16 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (8.75%) Reinsurance
12 14 (8.75%) ITSM
13 12 (7.50%) Remedy
14 11 (6.88%) Banking
15 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
15 10 (6.25%) Retail
15 10 (6.25%) SAP
15 10 (6.25%) MS Visio
16 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
16 9 (5.63%) Logistics
16 9 (5.63%) Release Management
16 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
17 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (5.00%) ServiceNow
17 8 (5.00%) Incident Management
17 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
17 8 (5.00%) ISEB

Change Analyst 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 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (4.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.88%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.63%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Intranet
2 2 (1.25%) Extranet
2 2 (1.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (1.88%) EDRMS
2 3 (1.88%) GIS
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
General
1 32 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Banking
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.38%) Back Office
5 7 (4.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.50%) Marketing
7 3 (1.88%) Advertising
7 3 (1.88%) Publishing
8 2 (1.25%) Billing
8 2 (1.25%) Electronics
8 2 (1.25%) French Language
8 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.75%) Reinsurance
3 7 (4.38%) NHS
4 5 (3.13%) Life Science
5 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.88%) CMDB
6 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.25%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.25%) PMI
7 2 (1.25%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.63%) Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.25%) OS/390
2 2 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.50%) Change Management
2 44 (27.50%) ITIL
3 36 (22.50%) Project Management
4 31 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (17.50%) Process Improvement
6 23 (14.38%) Workflow
7 22 (13.75%) Business Analysis
8 19 (11.88%) Service Management
9 14 (8.75%) ITSM
10 9 (5.63%) Logistics
10 9 (5.63%) Release Management
10 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.00%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
12 7 (4.38%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (4.38%) Investment Management
12 7 (4.38%) ITIL V3
13 6 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.25%) JCL
2 1 (0.63%) C
2 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) ISEB
4 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.25%) ACCA
6 2 (1.25%) CIMA
6 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) EXIN
6 2 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.88%) MiFID
2 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.63%) EMIR
3 1 (0.63%) IFRS
3 1 (0.63%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (7.50%) Remedy
2 10 (6.25%) SAP
3 8 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 7 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.13%) HP
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle
6 3 (1.88%) BMC
6 3 (1.88%) Cramer
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe
7 2 (1.25%) Pega
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Lotus
8 1 (0.63%) Sage
8 1 (0.63%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.63%) WorldPay
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