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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 40 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Change Management 27 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.60% 4.21% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.99% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.86 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+50.78% +16.46%
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
618 902 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.51% 84.46% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 576 365
Median daily rate £413 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 37
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.64 £31.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% -44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £14.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +10 8 £388 -3.12% 1
Knutsford +1 6 £400 +8.47%
Crewe +12 2 £358 -
Winsford - 2 - -
Chester -8 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £160 -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 30 (40.00%) ITIL
2 26 (34.67%) Finance
3 21 (28.00%) Problem Management
4 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (21.33%) Windows
6 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.67%) Incident Management
8 13 (17.33%) Banking
8 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
8 13 (17.33%) MS Office
9 12 (16.00%) Project Management
10 11 (14.67%) Service Management
11 10 (13.33%) Information Security
11 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 10 (13.33%) Supplier Management
11 10 (13.33%) DevOps
11 10 (13.33%) Coaching
11 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.00%) Oracle
12 9 (12.00%) ITSM
13 8 (10.67%) MCSE
13 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (10.67%) QA
14 7 (9.33%) Open Source
14 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (9.33%) HP
14 7 (9.33%) Cisco
14 7 (9.33%) Unix
14 7 (9.33%) 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 6 (8.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.67%) GeoServer
3 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Office
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) IaaS
1 6 (8.00%) PaaS
1 6 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) DHCP
2 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) Skype
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.33%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) GIS
4 2 (2.67%) QGIS
4 2 (2.67%) Spatial Data
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.33%) CMake
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Gradle
2 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) WiX
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Local Government
4 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (8.00%) Transition Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 5 (6.67%) Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Splunk Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Transition Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Administrator
5 4 (5.33%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Security Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Lead Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) Ajax
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) IVR
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.00%) iPhone
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) RIA
5 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Unix
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.00%) AIX
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) ITIL
2 21 (28.00%) Problem Management
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (18.67%) Incident Management
6 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
7 12 (16.00%) Project Management
8 11 (14.67%) Service Management
9 10 (13.33%) Coaching
9 10 (13.33%) DevOps
9 10 (13.33%) Information Security
9 10 (13.33%) Supplier Management
10 9 (12.00%) ITSM
11 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.33%) Migration
11 7 (9.33%) Open Source
11 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
11 7 (9.33%) Scrum
12 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) C++
4 2 (2.67%) Jython
4 2 (2.67%) PHP
4 2 (2.67%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) MCSE
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.67%) PMP
3 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) CISM
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) CCNA
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.00%) CISSP
5 3 (4.00%) MCP
6 2 (2.67%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) MCTS
6 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.33%) CISA
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) COBIT
2 5 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.33%) Legato
3 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco
3 7 (9.33%) HP
4 6 (8.00%) Splunk
5 5 (6.67%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) ArcSight
6 4 (5.33%) Avaya
7 3 (4.00%) Apple
7 3 (4.00%) BMC
7 3 (4.00%) Lotus
7 3 (4.00%) Remedy
8 2 (2.67%) Adobe
8 2 (2.67%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.67%) Juniper
9 1 (1.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) Sun
9 1 (1.33%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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