Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Change Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 738 720 607
Rank change year-on-year -18 -113 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 140 174 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 117 205
UK median daily rate £375 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £227 £213
90th Percentile £488 £480 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +13.85% +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
UK median hourly rate £13.81 £15.30 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.74% +10.79% -45.84%
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.81 £12.00
90th Percentile £25.76 £18.65 £20.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.81 £14.56 £13.81
% change year-on-year -5.12% +5.39% -27.32%

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 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
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 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Change Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Analyst over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Analyst in the UK

Change Analyst
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 Change Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 -11 126 £388 +13.97% 9
UK excluding London +13 95 £370 +13.85% 7
London -19 45 £400 +6.67% 3
South East +10 34 £400 +28.93% 2
North of England +47 22 £394 +12.50% 3
Scotland -12 12 £275 -4.35% 1
Yorkshire +23 11 £369 +5.36% 2
Midlands +26 10 £375 +36.36%
North West +14 9 £400 +31.15% 1
East of England -17 9 £323 -35.50%
West Midlands +22 8 £375 +42.86%
South West -3 6 £383 +17.69% 1
Wales +8 2 £394 +12.50%
East Midlands +1 2 £400 +3.23%
North East - 2 £215 -

Change Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 53 (37.86%) Change Management
2 46 (32.86%) Finance
3 31 (22.14%) ITIL
4 23 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 15 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (10.00%) SAP
8 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 13 (9.29%) Project Management
9 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.57%) ITSM
10 12 (8.57%) Release Management
11 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (7.86%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (7.86%) Banking
12 10 (7.14%) Degree
12 10 (7.14%) Service Management
13 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
14 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.71%) Windows
14 8 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
15 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
15 7 (5.00%) Process Improvement
15 7 (5.00%) BMC
16 6 (4.29%) Remedy
16 6 (4.29%) MS Visio
16 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2

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 2 (1.43%) CMS
1 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.43%) Lorenzo
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.43%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.71%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.71%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.71%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 46 (32.86%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.57%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Front Office
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) Electronics
6 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 2 (1.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) CSS
1 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) NHS
3 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.14%) User Experience
4 2 (1.43%) PMI
4 2 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.71%) Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (2.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.86%) Change Management
2 31 (22.14%) ITIL
3 23 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 14 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.29%) Project Management
7 12 (8.57%) ITSM
7 12 (8.57%) Release Management
8 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (7.14%) Service Management
10 8 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (5.00%) Process Improvement
12 6 (4.29%) ITIL V3
12 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.29%) SDLC
13 5 (3.57%) Migration
13 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.57%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.57%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (7.14%) Degree
3 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) ISEB
5 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CBAP
6 1 (0.71%) CIPD
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) PMO
1 3 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) IFRS
3 1 (0.71%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.71%) MiFID
3 1 (0.71%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (10.00%) SAP
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.00%) BMC
4 6 (4.29%) Remedy
4 6 (4.29%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle
5 3 (2.14%) Workday
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.71%) Calypso
6 1 (0.71%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.71%) Kronos
6 1 (0.71%) Murex
6 1 (0.71%) Omniture
6 1 (0.71%) Sage
6 1 (0.71%) Wallstreet Suite
6 1 (0.71%) WorldPay