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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 54 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Management 14 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.72% 3.92% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 5.10% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 21
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£425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +34.28%
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
613 706 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.31% 76.91% 66.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 317 322
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 15
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 £16.53 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Chester +11 6 £400 +23.07% 1
Knutsford -3 1 £525 +132.30%
Warrington -8 1 £400 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) ITIL
3 17 (35.42%) Banking
4 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 9 (18.75%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) Service Management
8 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.58%) Supplier Management
8 7 (14.58%) Windows
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.50%) Local Government
9 6 (12.50%) Firewall
9 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
11 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.33%) Matrix Management
11 4 (8.33%) SLA
11 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.33%) .NET
11 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (8.33%) Clustering

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Route 53
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) MS Access
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Local Government
4 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Change Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.42%) ICT Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.33%) Clustering
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.08%) PMI
2 1 (2.08%) Social Media
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.75%) Project Management
4 8 (16.67%) Service Management
5 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.58%) Supplier Management
5 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Security Management
7 4 (8.33%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.25%) Release Management
8 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) C
4 2 (4.17%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) MCSE
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.25%) PMP
1 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.25%) MCTS
1 3 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.08%) CISA
2 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) CA
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) RightScale
4 1 (2.08%) Dell
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Avaya
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
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Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago