The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 27 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Management 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.67% 3.21% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 4.92% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£490 £550 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +71.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £34.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -9.96%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 122 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 67.23% 65.24% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 96
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Merseyside region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Merseyside region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool -1 9 £675 +22.72% 1
Bootle - 2 £450 -
Prescot - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
4 5 (21.74%) UNIX
4 5 (21.74%) HNC
4 5 (21.74%) HND
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) CITP
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) FATCA
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) AIX
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Perforce
7 2 (8.70%) Process Management
7 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ERwin
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) DBA
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Change Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Perl Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Communications Manager
4 1 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) HPUX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Database Security
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (21.74%) CITP
2 5 (21.74%) HNC
2 5 (21.74%) HND
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Perforce
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (4.35%) IBM