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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 21 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing Change Management 39 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.08% 3.76% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 4.67% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 15
Median daily rate £338 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £348 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £448 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+29.67% -17.50%
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
538 813 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.93% 80.42% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 565 318
Median daily rate £425 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 39
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +18 25 £255 -41.71% 1
Chester +1 6 £438 +12.90%
Knutsford +8 3 £350 -17.64%
Runcorn - 3 £400 -
Macclesfield -7 1 - -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 39 (53.42%) ITIL
2 27 (36.99%) Problem Management
3 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.40%) Service Management
5 19 (26.03%) Finance
5 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
6 18 (24.66%) Windows
6 18 (24.66%) Incident Management
7 16 (21.92%) Open Source
7 16 (21.92%) ITSM
8 15 (20.55%) Project Management
8 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (19.18%) IaaS
9 14 (19.18%) SaaS
9 14 (19.18%) PaaS
10 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
11 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
12 11 (15.07%) DevOps
12 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
13 10 (13.70%) Blackberry
14 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
14 9 (12.33%) MS Office
15 8 (10.96%) MCP
15 8 (10.96%) IBM Notes
15 8 (10.96%) Lotus
15 8 (10.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.96%) Scrum
15 8 (10.96%) Trend Analysis
15 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement

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 8 (10.96%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) JBoss
3 3 (4.11%) nginx
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) IaaS
1 14 (19.18%) PaaS
1 14 (19.18%) SaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) LAN
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) LDAP
3 4 (5.48%) SSL
4 3 (4.11%) Kerberos
4 3 (4.11%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) DNS
5 2 (2.74%) Firewall
5 2 (2.74%) SMTP
6 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.37%) IPsec
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) Skype
6 1 (1.37%) SSH
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.37%) Essbase
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) ERwin
1 1 (1.37%) Log4j
1 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Local Government
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.33%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Agile Scrum Master
7 4 (5.48%) Business Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.11%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Middleware
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.37%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (1.37%) MDX
3 1 (1.37%) REST
3 1 (1.37%) SOAP
3 1 (1.37%) WSDL
3 1 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (1.37%) XSL
3 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.70%) Blackberry
4 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.85%) User Experience
6 4 (5.48%) IVR
6 4 (5.48%) Smartphone
7 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (4.11%) iPhone
8 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Unix
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Phone
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) ITIL
2 27 (36.99%) Problem Management
3 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.40%) Service Management
5 18 (24.66%) Incident Management
6 16 (21.92%) ITSM
6 16 (21.92%) Open Source
7 15 (20.55%) Project Management
8 11 (15.07%) DevOps
8 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
9 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.96%) Scrum
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.96%) Time Management
9 8 (10.96%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (9.59%) Coaching
10 7 (9.59%) Kanban
10 7 (9.59%) Migration
11 6 (8.22%) ERP
11 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) Java
2 3 (4.11%) Perl
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.11%) Python
3 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.74%) PHP
4 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) MCP
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.74%) CCNA
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) MCTS
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) CISA
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.74%) COBIT
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.74%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Lotus
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 4 (5.48%) Avaya
5 4 (5.48%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.11%) Apple
6 3 (4.11%) BMC
6 3 (4.11%) Remedy
7 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.74%) IronPort
7 2 (2.74%) Sophos
7 2 (2.74%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.37%) Splunk
8 1 (1.37%) Talend
8 1 (1.37%) Thales