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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 42 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 22 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.99% 4.24% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 5.42% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 22
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£400 £346 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.52% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £226 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +62.50%
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
574 775 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.88% 78.20% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 351 291
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 18
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £73.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £350 -
Chester +12 4 £400 +6.66%
Runcorn - 3 £400 - 1
Knutsford -5 2 £525 +42.85% 1
Macclesfield +1 1 - - 1
Sandbach - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Banking
2 14 (32.56%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.60%) Firewall
4 8 (18.60%) Service Management
4 8 (18.60%) Supplier Management
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
7 5 (11.63%) .NET
7 5 (11.63%) Windows
7 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.30%) Security Management
8 4 (9.30%) Clustering
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) Validation
8 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.65%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Route 53
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) TACACS
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) MS Access
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Local Government
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Mitel Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Service Operations Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Network Planner
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) XSL
3 1 (2.33%) XHTML
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
3 8 (18.60%) Service Management
3 8 (18.60%) Supplier Management
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.30%) Security Management
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) ITSM
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) MCTS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) MCITP
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) GCIA
4 1 (2.33%) GCIH
4 1 (2.33%) CEH
4 1 (2.33%) CISA
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Mitel
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.33%) BT
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) RightScale