The median contractor rate for a Change Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Analyst
UK
Rank 511 528 487
Rank change year-on-year +17 -41  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 85 114 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 83
Median daily rate £375 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +13.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -11.87% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.18 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 - £18.00

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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 March 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 +24 80 £375 -6.25% 10
London +13 26 £376 +2.73% 4
East of England +8 13 £475 +26.66%
South East +14 12 £325 -11.26% 3
Yorkshire +17 9 £400 - 2
West Midlands +8 9 £350 -15.15% 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £400 -
Suffolk +3 7 £500 +17.64%
Ipswich +2 7 £500 +17.64%
Hampshire +16 6 £305 -
North West +30 5 £475 +46.15%
Scotland +14 5 £300 -22.07%
Staffordshire - 5 £400 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £400 -
Southampton - 5 £315 -
South West +1 4 £327 -
Harrogate - 4 £400 -
Birmingham 0 3 £308 -38.50%
Bedfordshire 0 3 £300 -7.69%
Berkshire +21 2 £250 -35.48% 1
Edinburgh +14 2 £315 -
Merseyside +2 2 - -
Durham - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £353 -
Poole - 2 £353 -
York - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 £300 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £320 -

Change Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 57 (38.00%) Change Management
2 45 (30.00%) ITIL
3 30 (20.00%) Service Management
4 27 (18.00%) Finance
5 24 (16.00%) Project Management
6 23 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
8 16 (10.67%) Process Improvement
8 16 (10.67%) ITSM
9 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.67%) Workflow
10 13 (8.67%) NHS
10 13 (8.67%) SC Cleared
11 12 (8.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (7.33%) ISEB
12 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (6.00%) MS Office
14 9 (6.00%) Remedy
14 9 (6.00%) Migration
14 9 (6.00%) ITIL V3
15 8 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
15 8 (5.33%) ISO 9001
16 7 (4.67%) HP
16 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
16 7 (4.67%) Banking
16 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (4.67%) Reinsurance

Change Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Office
2 6 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.00%) MS Project
4 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.00%) Lorenzo
2 3 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) G Suite
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) Intranet
2 2 (1.33%) Extranet
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (2.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (2.00%) Advertising
5 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) Publishing
6 2 (1.33%) Back Office
6 2 (1.33%) Electronics
6 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Local Government
6 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) NHS
2 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) Reinsurance
4 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.00%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.00%) User Experience
6 2 (1.33%) CMDB
6 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.67%) Derivative
7 1 (0.67%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) LIMS
7 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.67%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.33%) OS/390
1 2 (1.33%) Unix
1 2 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.00%) Change Management
2 45 (30.00%) ITIL
3 30 (20.00%) Service Management
4 24 (16.00%) Project Management
5 23 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.67%) ITSM
6 16 (10.67%) Process Improvement
7 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.67%) Workflow
9 9 (6.00%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.00%) Migration
10 8 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.00%) ERP
12 6 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (3.33%) Document Management
13 5 (3.33%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.33%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.00%) C
2 2 (1.33%) JCL
3 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) ISEB
4 10 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (3.33%) EXIN
7 2 (1.33%) Degree
8 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.33%) PMO
3 3 (2.00%) MiFID
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.67%) EMIR
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) Remedy
3 7 (4.67%) HP
4 5 (3.33%) Oracle
5 4 (2.67%) SAP
6 3 (2.00%) Cramer
7 2 (1.33%) Adobe
7 2 (1.33%) Google
7 2 (1.33%) Pega
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
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