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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 32 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.08% 1.87% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.94% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£258 £425 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.41% +102.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £385 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £465 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +70.00%
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
203 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.24% 63.55% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 80
Average daily rate £305 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 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
Liverpool -3 4 £258 -39.41% 3
Wirral - - - -
Change Management
North West

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (16.67%) QA
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Perforce
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project
4 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) OLAP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Change Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Continuity Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Perl Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.17%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Line Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Perforce
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) Informatica
4 2 (8.33%) Siebel