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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Management
North West / Cheshire
Rank 28 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 18 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.54% 3.40% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 4.10% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 17
Median daily rate £175 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £465 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £23.20 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £24.10 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.14% -19.66%

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
410 781 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.71% 83.00% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 493 385
Median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +27 8 £130 -70.02% 1
Knutsford +11 4 £314 -33.94%
Chester +5 4 £300 -22.58%
Wilmslow - 1 - - 1
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 33 (54.10%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Problem Management
3 18 (29.51%) Incident Management
3 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (26.23%) Windows
5 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.59%) Service Management
5 15 (24.59%) Finance
5 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (21.31%) Project Management
7 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
8 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
8 11 (18.03%) Open Source
9 10 (16.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (16.39%) Blackberry
9 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (16.39%) Lotus
9 10 (16.39%) IBM Notes
9 10 (16.39%) MS Office
10 9 (14.75%) Trend Analysis
11 8 (13.11%) SaaS
11 8 (13.11%) PaaS
11 8 (13.11%) IaaS
11 8 (13.11%) Coaching
11 8 (13.11%) ITSM
11 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.48%) Scrum
12 7 (11.48%) Oracle
12 7 (11.48%) MCP
12 7 (11.48%) MS Excel

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 10 (16.39%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) JBoss
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) nginx
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) IaaS
1 8 (13.11%) PaaS
1 8 (13.11%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) LAN
2 4 (6.56%) LDAP
2 4 (6.56%) SSL
2 4 (6.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.92%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.28%) Network Security
4 2 (3.28%) SMTP
5 1 (1.64%) DHCP
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.64%) IPsec
5 1 (1.64%) SSH
5 1 (1.64%) VLAN
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.64%) Essbase
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.64%) ERwin
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Log4j
2 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Local Government
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Service Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Telephony Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Scrum Master
9 2 (3.28%) Business Change Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Change Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Scrum Master
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) MDX
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) WSDL
3 1 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) XSL
3 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.39%) Blackberry
4 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.20%) User Experience
6 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
6 4 (6.56%) IVR
6 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
7 3 (4.92%) iPhone
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.64%) Clustering
9 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Problem Management
3 18 (29.51%) Incident Management
4 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) Service Management
5 13 (21.31%) Project Management
6 11 (18.03%) Open Source
7 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.75%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) Coaching
9 8 (13.11%) ITSM
10 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (11.48%) Scrum
11 6 (9.84%) Time Management
12 5 (8.20%) Change Control
12 5 (8.20%) ERP
12 5 (8.20%) Kanban
12 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
13 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Java
2 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) Perl
3 3 (4.92%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) MCP
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.28%) COBIT
3 2 (3.28%) GDPR
3 2 (3.28%) MiFID
3 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.28%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Lotus
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix
5 2 (3.28%) IronPort
5 2 (3.28%) Sophos
5 2 (3.28%) Temenos
5 2 (3.28%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.64%) BMC
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) F5
6 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Talend