The median contractor rate for a Change Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 362 376
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 238 314 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 227 188
Median daily rate £450 £438 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £91.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -40.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year +9.09% +197.61%  

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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
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 £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Manager over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -7 222 £465 +3.33% 19
London -17 101 £475 -5.00% 6
South East +9 44 £500 +25.00% 2
Berkshire +19 22 £480 +39.13%
City of London +4 19 £481 +5.19% 1
East of England 0 16 £450 +9.09% 5
South West +6 15 £413 +6.45%
Scotland +31 14 £413 +79.34%
West Midlands +15 14 £406 -4.41% 3
East Midlands -6 13 £475 -15.55%
Surrey +11 9 £525 +19.31% 1
Glasgow - 9 £413 -
Northamptonshire +3 8 £475 -20.83%
Northampton +8 7 £475 -9.52%
North West +11 6 £375 -11.76% 2
Bristol 0 6 £425 +9.67%
Edinburgh +12 5 £450 -
Devon -3 5 £400 +11.42%
Hampshire -9 5 £310 -27.05% 1
East Anglia - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire +15 4 £450 -7.69% 1
Reading +10 4 £475 +31.94%
Exeter +2 4 £400 +11.42%
Nottingham 0 4 £500 -
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £500 +11.11%
Bedfordshire - 4 £493 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Staines +12 3 £525 +50.00%
Warwickshire +11 3 £413 -
Oxfordshire -2 3 £400 -15.78%

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Change Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 252 (51.22%) Change Management
2 134 (27.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 132 (26.83%) Finance
4 105 (21.34%) Project Management
5 57 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (10.37%) SAP
7 49 (9.96%) PRINCE2
8 47 (9.55%) Business Transformation
9 44 (8.94%) Security Cleared
10 40 (8.13%) ITIL
11 38 (7.72%) Banking
12 36 (7.32%) ERP
13 34 (6.91%) Microsoft
14 30 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 30 (6.10%) Business Change Management
15 28 (5.69%) SC Cleared
16 27 (5.49%) Retail
16 27 (5.49%) Risk Management
16 27 (5.49%) Office 365
16 27 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (5.28%) Coaching
18 25 (5.08%) Migration
19 24 (4.88%) Marketing
20 23 (4.67%) Target Operating Model
21 22 (4.47%) Project Planning
22 21 (4.27%) Telecoms
22 21 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
23 20 (4.07%) Windows
23 20 (4.07%) Programme Delivery
24 19 (3.86%) PMO

Change Manager 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 9 (1.83%) CMS
2 8 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Confluence
3 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.49%) Office 365
2 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.61%) G Suite
3 3 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.41%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Trello
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) Intranet
1 3 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (0.41%) BGP
2 2 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (0.41%) DNS
2 2 (0.41%) EIGRP
2 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (0.41%) IGRP
2 2 (0.41%) LAN
2 2 (0.41%) NetScreen
2 2 (0.41%) OSPF
2 2 (0.41%) Skype
2 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.41%) WAN
3 1 (0.20%) Broadband
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) MPLS
3 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.20%) Big Data
1 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 132 (26.83%) Finance
2 38 (7.72%) Banking
3 27 (5.49%) Retail
4 24 (4.88%) Marketing
5 21 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.25%) Legal
7 15 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.24%) Back Office
9 8 (1.63%) French Language
9 8 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.42%) Advertising
10 7 (1.42%) Private Banking
11 6 (1.22%) Electronics
11 6 (1.22%) Publishing
12 4 (0.81%) Automotive
13 3 (0.61%) Front Office
13 3 (0.61%) Law
13 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Welsh Language
14 2 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.20%) .NET
2 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.42%) User Experience
5 6 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.22%) NHS
5 6 (1.22%) Online Banking
5 6 (1.22%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.02%) FMCG
6 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.81%) Life Science
7 4 (0.81%) Social Media
8 3 (0.61%) PMI
9 2 (0.41%) CMDB
9 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.20%) Blog
10 1 (0.20%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.20%) Derivative
10 1 (0.20%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.07%) Windows
2 15 (3.05%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.41%) Linux
3 2 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (51.22%) Change Management
2 134 (27.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 105 (21.34%) Project Management
4 57 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (9.96%) PRINCE2
6 47 (9.55%) Business Transformation
7 40 (8.13%) ITIL
8 36 (7.32%) ERP
9 30 (6.10%) Business Change Management
9 30 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 27 (5.49%) Risk Management
11 26 (5.28%) Coaching
12 25 (5.08%) Migration
13 23 (4.67%) Target Operating Model
14 22 (4.47%) Project Planning
15 20 (4.07%) Programme Delivery
16 19 (3.86%) Business Analysis
16 19 (3.86%) Service Management
17 18 (3.66%) Programme Management
18 16 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.42%) C
2 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.86%) Degree
4 13 (2.64%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.64%) PMP
5 12 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.61%) APMG
11 2 (0.41%) APMP
11 2 (0.41%) CCNA
11 2 (0.41%) CCNP
11 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.20%) CIPFA
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB
12 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.86%) PMO
2 13 (2.64%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.41%) GDPR
5 2 (0.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) Basel III
6 1 (0.20%) IFRS
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 51 (10.37%) SAP
2 34 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.05%) Oracle
4 9 (1.83%) Remedy
5 8 (1.63%) HP
6 6 (1.22%) Cisco
6 6 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.02%) Google
8 3 (0.61%) Adobe
8 3 (0.61%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.41%) F5
9 2 (0.41%) Juniper
9 2 (0.41%) Workday
10 1 (0.20%) Avaya
10 1 (0.20%) IBM
10 1 (0.20%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.20%) Reuters
10 1 (0.20%) Sun
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £497.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 7 days ago