Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Change Consultant was £464 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 842 849
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Change Consultant 60 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.047% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 22
UK median daily rate £464 £493 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +7.65% -8.50%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £325
90th Percentile £554 £628 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £465
% change year-on-year -15.00% +7.53% +3.33%
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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
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 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Change Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Consultant in the UK

Change Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Consultant in the UK

Change Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Consultant over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Consultant in the UK

Change Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Consultant in the UK

Change Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +36 53 £425 -12.37% 2
UK excluding London +40 27 £425 -15.00% 2
London -11 27 £425 -15.00%
South East +7 12 £393 -31.74% 1
South West +11 6 £465 -15.45% 1
North of England +61 3 £433 -
Midlands +19 3 £425 -10.53%
East of England - 3 £463 -
West Midlands +24 2 - -
North West - 2 £375 -
East Midlands +1 1 £425 -10.53%
North East - 1 £490 -

Change Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Change Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (38.33%) Change Management
2 14 (23.33%) Migration
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) SAP
3 10 (16.67%) Business Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) ERP
4 9 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 8 (13.33%) Finance
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (8.33%) Behavioural Change
8 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (5.00%) Six Sigma
9 3 (5.00%) Logistics
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (5.00%) Office 365
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.00%) Information Management
9 3 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (3.33%) Post-Production
10 2 (3.33%) GDPR
10 2 (3.33%) Data Strategy
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (3.33%) Collaborative Working

Change Consultant 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 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP EWM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
1 3 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Billing
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) FMCG
2 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Social Media
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Solaris
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Change Management
2 14 (23.33%) Migration
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) Business Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) Business Transformation
4 9 (15.00%) ERP
5 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) Behavioural Change
6 5 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.00%) Information Management
8 3 (5.00%) Logistics
8 3 (5.00%) Six Sigma
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (3.33%) Coaching
9 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) CIPD
2 2 (3.33%) MCIPD
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PMP
3 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
2 2 (3.33%) MiFID
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Concur
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com