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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 46 62 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs citing Change Management 49 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.45% 1.91% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 2.26% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 11
Median daily rate £388 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £226 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £700 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £25.02 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £35.00 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +52.38%
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
928 839 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.36% 84.24% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 525 315
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 38 49
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.84 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Chester +5 14 £375 -
Macclesfield -1 6 - -
Daresbury - 5 £425 -
Warrington -15 4 £325 +195.45%
Knutsford - 4 £452 -
Runcorn - 2 £290 -
Congleton - 1 - -
Sandbach - 1 £275 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 23 (30.26%) ITIL
3 18 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (23.68%) Project Management
4 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
7 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 12 (15.79%) Windows
7 12 (15.79%) Banking
7 12 (15.79%) Local Government
8 11 (14.47%) MS Office
8 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.16%) Supplier Management
9 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
10 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
10 9 (11.84%) Oracle
10 9 (11.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
10 9 (11.84%) Information Security
11 8 (10.53%) Service Management
11 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 8 (10.53%) C#
11 8 (10.53%) Degree
11 8 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
12 7 (9.21%) .NET
12 7 (9.21%) 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 (7.89%) GeoServer
1 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
2 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) Skype
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) GIS
2 6 (7.89%) QGIS
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.95%) Big Data
3 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.32%) CMake
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Gradle
2 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.32%) WiX
General
1 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Banking
2 12 (15.79%) Local Government
3 9 (11.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Project Manager
3 14 (18.42%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Applications Support
4 7 (9.21%) Developer
5 6 (7.89%) GIS Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Transition Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Transition Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) GIS Officer
8 3 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
1 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.89%) Ajax
2 6 (7.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.32%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
3 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.32%) WCF
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) WinForms
3 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Life Science
5 2 (2.63%) Contactless
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) AIX
4 3 (3.95%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) Project Management
2 18 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
5 10 (13.16%) Supplier Management
6 9 (11.84%) Information Security
6 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.53%) Service Management
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) BPR
9 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.89%) Coaching
10 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.58%) Data Management
10 5 (6.58%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) C#
2 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.89%) Python
3 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.95%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) Jython
5 2 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.89%) MCSE
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.58%) PMP
3 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.95%) CISM
4 3 (3.95%) CISSP
4 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ECDL
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) COBIT
1 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (3.95%) SLA
4 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 3 (3.95%) Splunk
6 2 (2.63%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.63%) Juniper
6 2 (2.63%) Lotus
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) VMware