The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 43 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing Change Management 41 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.58% 1.77% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 2.15% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 15
Median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -28.57%
Change Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
742 789 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.91% 82.10% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 480 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £18.48 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.29% -47.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Cheshire region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington 0 10 £400 - 1
Chester 0 8 £375 -11.76%
Knutsford - 6 £452 -
Macclesfield -2 3 - -
Daresbury - 2 £425 -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 27 (37.50%) ITIL
2 25 (34.72%) Finance
3 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 16 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 13 (18.06%) Windows
6 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
7 12 (16.67%) Project Management
7 12 (16.67%) Service Management
7 12 (16.67%) Supplier Management
8 11 (15.28%) Incident Management
8 11 (15.28%) Banking
8 11 (15.28%) MS Office
8 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
9 10 (13.89%) Open Source
9 10 (13.89%) DevOps
10 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 9 (12.50%) Oracle
10 9 (12.50%) ITSM
10 9 (12.50%) Scrum
10 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 9 (12.50%) Information Security
10 9 (12.50%) Coaching
10 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.11%) C#
11 8 (11.11%) Unix
11 8 (11.11%) Local Government
12 7 (9.72%) Degree
12 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (8.33%) GeoServer
1 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Office
2 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) IaaS
1 6 (8.33%) PaaS
1 6 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) GIS
2 6 (8.33%) QGIS
2 6 (8.33%) Spatial Data
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.78%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.39%) CMake
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Gradle
2 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.39%) WiX
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Local Government
4 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.78%) Back Office
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Developer
4 6 (8.33%) GIS Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Transition Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.94%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Splunk Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Transition Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Network Security Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
1 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.33%) Ajax
2 6 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.39%) WCF
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) WinForms
3 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) RIA
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.56%) AIX
4 4 (5.56%) Linux
4 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) ITIL
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 12 (16.67%) Project Management
5 12 (16.67%) Service Management
5 12 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 11 (15.28%) Incident Management
6 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.89%) DevOps
7 10 (13.89%) Open Source
8 9 (12.50%) Coaching
8 9 (12.50%) Information Security
8 9 (12.50%) ITSM
8 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (12.50%) Scrum
9 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
9 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) C#
2 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (2.78%) Jython
4 2 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (1.39%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.39%) C++
5 1 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.33%) MCSE
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.94%) PMP
3 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) CISM
4 3 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) COBIT
2 5 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.39%) Legato
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) Splunk
5 4 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.78%) Adobe
7 2 (2.78%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) BMC
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) Juniper
7 2 (2.78%) Lotus
7 2 (2.78%) Remedy
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) VMware