The median contractor rate for a Change Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 621 607
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Consultant 22 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.055% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00%  
10th Percentile £313 £385 £275
90th Percentile £561 £651 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £580 £483
% change year-on-year -31.03% +20.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 9 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 3 months to 29 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 +20 19 £400 -5.88% 1
UK excluding London +66 13 £400 -31.03% 1
London -3 7 £500 +17.64%
Midlands +16 4 - -
South West +2 4 £400 -33.33%
East of England -5 2 £470 -
North of England +57 1 £430 +21.12% 1
South East +14 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £413 -

Change Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (51.16%) Change Management
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.93%) Finance
4 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) SAP
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation
6 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
6 5 (11.63%) Office 365
6 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.30%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (9.30%) Information Management
7 4 (9.30%) Business Development
7 4 (9.30%) ERP
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 4 (9.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.98%) Programme Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.98%) Service Management
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) Marketing
8 3 (6.98%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (6.98%) Coaching
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Google

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 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Sage X3
1 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.33%) G Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) PMI
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Change Management
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation
5 5 (11.63%) CRM
5 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Business Development
6 4 (9.30%) ERP
6 4 (9.30%) Information Management
6 4 (9.30%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) APMG
3 1 (2.33%) APMP
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Workday
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Sage