The median contractor rate for a Change Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Project Manager
UK
Rank 567 532 560
Rank change year-on-year -35 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Project Manager 42 109 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 74 42
Median daily rate £450 £506 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £618 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% +14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -39.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
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 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £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 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Change Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Project Manager in the UK

Change Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Project Manager in the UK

Change Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Project Manager in the UK

Change Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Project Manager in the UK

Change Project 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 40 £450 -13.25% 7
South East +24 10 £473 +2.16% 1
West Midlands +17 10 £438 -12.50%
London -1 10 £510 -11.30% 4
Warwickshire +2 6 £438 -
North West +22 5 £338 -25.00% 2
Manchester +15 4 £338 -35.71% 1
Milton Keynes -3 4 £460 +22.66%
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £460 +22.66%
South West +4 3 £475 +20.63%
Warwick +2 3 £413 -
Berkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Hove - 2 £414 -
East Sussex - 2 £414 -
Scotland +20 1 - -
Edinburgh +16 1 - -
Surrey +9 1 £450 -14.28%
Bristol +3 1 £500 +26.98%
Birmingham -1 1 - -
North East -12 1 £525 +23.52%
East Midlands -15 1 £375 -31.81%
Coventry - 1 £420 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £390 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £525 -
Cirencester - 1 £475 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £525 -
Poole - 1 £390 -

Change Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 29 (41.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (40.00%) Project Management
3 26 (37.14%) Change Management
4 20 (28.57%) Finance
5 19 (27.14%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.43%) Business Transformation
8 5 (7.14%) PMO
8 5 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.71%) ITIL
9 4 (5.71%) ERP
9 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
9 4 (5.71%) MS Project
9 4 (5.71%) PMP
9 4 (5.71%) NHS
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) Banking
9 4 (5.71%) Project Governance
9 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.71%) Degree
10 3 (4.29%) Coaching
10 3 (4.29%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (4.29%) Wealth Management
10 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (4.29%) Marketing
10 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.29%) Demand Management
10 3 (4.29%) Budget Control

Change Project Manager 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.71%) MS Project
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) NHS
2 2 (2.86%) CMDB
2 2 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) PMI
3 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (40.00%) Project Management
3 26 (37.14%) Change Management
4 19 (27.14%) PRINCE2
5 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.43%) Business Transformation
7 5 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (5.71%) ERP
8 4 (5.71%) ITIL
8 4 (5.71%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Project Governance
8 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.29%) Budget Control
9 3 (4.29%) Coaching
9 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.29%) Demand Management
9 3 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) PMP
3 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.86%) APMP
5 1 (1.43%) APMG
5 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco
2 2 (2.86%) F5
3 1 (1.43%) Callidus
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
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