Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Change Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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 Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 429 425
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 514 549 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 365 406
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
90th Percentile £629 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.27% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £26.22
10th Percentile £28.80 - £20.03
90th Percentile £51.50 - £32.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £18.48

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 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
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 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +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 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 -5 483 £475 +0.11% 26
UK excluding London +23 266 £463 +2.78% 21
London -25 236 £491 +0.77% 8
Midlands +23 69 £475 +0.11% 5
South East +8 63 £475 +6.74% 8
North of England +36 42 £475 +2.15% 3
West Midlands +17 36 £475 +2.65% 5
South West +20 35 £410 -8.89% 1
East of England 0 33 £463 +5.71% 1
East Midlands +4 31 £475 -12.64%
North West -19 27 £475 +2.15% 1
Scotland -9 18 £425 - 3
Yorkshire +20 10 £450 +5.88% 2
Wales +23 7 £425 +19.30%
North East +69 5 £644 +28.75%

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 257 (50.00%) Change Management
2 157 (30.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 125 (24.32%) Finance
4 103 (20.04%) Project Management
5 91 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 48 (9.34%) PRINCE2
8 46 (8.95%) ITIL
9 44 (8.56%) Security Cleared
10 40 (7.78%) Business Transformation
11 35 (6.81%) Service Management
12 34 (6.61%) Programme Management
13 31 (6.03%) Business Change Management
14 29 (5.64%) Banking
15 28 (5.45%) Migration
16 27 (5.25%) SAP
16 27 (5.25%) Retail
17 26 (5.06%) ERP
17 26 (5.06%) Waterfall
17 26 (5.06%) Target Operating Model
18 25 (4.86%) Programme Delivery
19 24 (4.67%) SC Cleared
20 23 (4.47%) Degree
20 23 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
21 22 (4.28%) Legal
22 21 (4.09%) Line Management
22 21 (4.09%) Collaborative Working
23 20 (3.89%) Service Delivery
23 20 (3.89%) Oracle
24 18 (3.50%) Microsoft

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 8 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.78%) CMS
3 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.92%) Office 365
2 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.58%) Yammer
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) G Suite
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.33%) SMS
2 11 (2.14%) Intranet
3 2 (0.39%) SAN
3 2 (0.39%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) 4G
4 1 (0.19%) LTE
4 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.19%) QlikView
2 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 125 (24.32%) Finance
2 29 (5.64%) Banking
3 27 (5.25%) Retail
4 22 (4.28%) Legal
5 17 (3.31%) Marketing
6 12 (2.33%) Law
7 10 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.17%) Front Office
9 6 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.97%) Local Government
11 4 (0.78%) Automotive
11 4 (0.78%) French Language
12 3 (0.58%) Electronics
12 3 (0.58%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Military
13 2 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.19%) .NET
2 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.19%) EDI
2 1 (0.19%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.75%) FMCG
3 9 (1.75%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.17%) PMI
5 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 5 (0.97%) Social Media
6 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.58%) NHS
8 2 (0.39%) Blog
8 2 (0.39%) Life Science
9 1 (0.19%) CMDB
9 1 (0.19%) iPad
9 1 (0.19%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.19%) RIA
9 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.19%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.95%) Windows
2 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.39%) Linux
3 2 (0.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (50.00%) Change Management
2 157 (30.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 103 (20.04%) Project Management
4 91 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 48 (9.34%) PRINCE2
7 46 (8.95%) ITIL
8 40 (7.78%) Business Transformation
9 35 (6.81%) Service Management
10 34 (6.61%) Programme Management
11 31 (6.03%) Business Change Management
12 28 (5.45%) Migration
13 26 (5.06%) ERP
13 26 (5.06%) Target Operating Model
13 26 (5.06%) Waterfall
14 25 (4.86%) Programme Delivery
15 21 (4.09%) Collaborative Working
15 21 (4.09%) Line Management
16 20 (3.89%) Service Delivery
17 18 (3.50%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.33%) C
2 1 (0.19%) C#
2 1 (0.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.47%) Degree
4 13 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.17%) PMP
9 4 (0.78%) APMG
10 3 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) CIPD
11 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.19%) APMP
12 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.19%) MBA
12 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.72%) QA
2 11 (2.14%) GDPR
3 10 (1.95%) PMO
4 5 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.97%) MiFID
5 4 (0.78%) EMIR
6 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.58%) PSD2
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.39%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.19%) Basel III
8 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.19%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (5.25%) SAP
2 23 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (3.89%) Oracle
4 18 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.78%) Adobe
5 4 (0.78%) Workday
6 3 (0.58%) Planview
6 3 (0.58%) Remedy
7 2 (0.39%) Arqiva
7 2 (0.39%) IBM
7 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.39%) Pega
7 2 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix
8 1 (0.19%) PayPal
8 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.19%) Progress
8 1 (0.19%) Reuters
8 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.19%) Siebel