The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 32 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Change Management 34 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.43% 4.23% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 5.68% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 10
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£413 £346 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.27% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £243 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +17.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 563 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.10% 74.47% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 308
Average daily rate £395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Management
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Knutsford +10 13 £425 -0.58%
Chester +2 7 - - 1
Warrington -17 2 £380 +280.00% 1
Macclesfield -1 1 - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 36 (49.32%) ITIL
3 22 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (30.14%) Banking
4 13 (17.81%) Windows
5 12 (16.44%) UNIX
5 12 (16.44%) Project Management
5 12 (16.44%) Service Management
6 11 (15.07%) Local Government
7 10 (13.70%) Project Planning
7 10 (13.70%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (12.33%) Shell Script
8 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
8 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.96%) Middleware
9 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
9 8 (10.96%) BladeLogic
9 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
9 8 (10.96%) Splunk
9 8 (10.96%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (9.59%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (9.59%) Supplier Management
10 7 (9.59%) TIBCO
10 7 (9.59%) Rendezvous
10 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.22%) Migration
11 6 (8.22%) Firewall
11 6 (8.22%) SLA
11 6 (8.22%) Active Directory

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (9.59%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.37%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.37%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.37%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) MS Access
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 22 (30.14%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Local Government
4 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Back Office
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) German Language
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Project Manager
2 16 (21.92%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) ICT Project Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Middleware Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Communications Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Change Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Risk Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Middleware
2 7 (9.59%) Rendezvous
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.37%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.74%) PMI
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) CMDB
4 1 (1.37%) FMCG
4 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.85%) Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Tru64
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) ITIL
2 22 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.44%) Project Management
3 12 (16.44%) Service Management
4 10 (13.70%) Project Planning
5 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.59%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.22%) Migration
9 5 (6.85%) Information Security
10 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.48%) Validation
10 4 (5.48%) Security Management
10 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.11%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (4.11%) Matrix Management
11 3 (4.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) Perl
4 3 (4.11%) C
5 2 (2.74%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) C#
6 1 (1.37%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.48%) PMP
2 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.48%) MCSE
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) MCTS
3 3 (4.11%) MCITP
4 2 (2.74%) CISSP
4 2 (2.74%) CISA
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) GSEC
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) RHCE
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.48%) COBIT
4 2 (2.74%) QA
5 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Splunk
1 8 (10.96%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (9.59%) TIBCO
3 6 (8.22%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) IBM
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.48%) CA
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) Avaya
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix