The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 63 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing Change Management 73 107 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 3.82% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 5.17% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 42
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £226 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £9.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -80.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +62.50%
Change Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2402 2069 2020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.88% 73.89% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1029 1021
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 113 83
Average hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.67 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Change Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Manchester -18 31 £375 +20.96% 18
Cheshire -11 22 £400 +15.52% 6
Merseyside +3 10 £400 +3.89%
Lancashire -22 6 £451 +38.91% 2
Cumbria - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 56 (35.44%) Finance
2 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.15%) Project Management
3 28 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (16.46%) ITIL
5 25 (15.82%) Banking
6 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
7 20 (12.66%) MS Office
8 18 (11.39%) Risk Management
8 18 (11.39%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.76%) QA
10 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (10.13%) Service Management
11 15 (9.49%) SQL
11 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
12 13 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (8.23%) Oracle
12 13 (8.23%) Windows
12 13 (8.23%) Business Analysis
13 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (7.59%) SAP
13 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
13 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared
14 11 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (6.33%) UNIX
15 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
15 10 (6.33%) Programme Management
16 9 (5.70%) Firewall
16 9 (5.70%) TCP/IP
16 9 (5.70%) IBM

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.53%) CICS
3 3 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.90%) IIS
3 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.90%) Apache
3 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.27%) Lync
4 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.66%) MS Office
3 8 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.80%) MS Project
5 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.90%) SAP PLM
3 2 (1.27%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
1 1 (0.63%) Route 53
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) Firewall
1 9 (5.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) WAN
3 2 (1.27%) SAN
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) VPN
3 2 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) TACACS
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.53%) Easytrieve
5 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.27%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.63%) DB2
7 1 (0.63%) OLAP
7 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Ant
1 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (0.63%) ERwin
1 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (35.44%) Finance
2 25 (15.82%) Banking
3 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.53%) Local Government
6 4 (2.53%) Legal
7 3 (1.90%) Advertising
7 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (18.99%) Analyst
2 25 (15.82%) Project Manager
3 20 (12.66%) Change Manager
4 16 (10.13%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.70%) Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) Architect
6 8 (5.06%) Administrator
6 8 (5.06%) Developer
7 7 (4.43%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.16%) DBA
8 5 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.16%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.53%) Mainframe Architect
9 4 (2.53%) SAP Manager
9 4 (2.53%) Security Architect
9 4 (2.53%) Change Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Security Consultant
9 4 (2.53%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) Middleware
1 6 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (1.90%) XML
3 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.27%) EDI
3 2 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) XSL
4 1 (0.63%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.63%) XHTML
4 1 (0.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) NHS
3 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.53%) VSAM
4 4 (2.53%) Clustering
4 4 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.90%) PMI
5 3 (1.90%) Statistics
6 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) Economics
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.63%) HACMP
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) DLPAR
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.63%) CCTV
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.23%) Windows
2 10 (6.33%) UNIX
3 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.16%) Linux
5 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.15%) Project Management
2 28 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (16.46%) ITIL
4 18 (11.39%) Risk Management
4 18 (11.39%) PRINCE2
5 16 (10.13%) Service Management
6 13 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (8.23%) Business Analysis
7 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (6.33%) Programme Management
10 9 (5.70%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.70%) Release Management
11 8 (5.06%) Coaching
11 8 (5.06%) Line Management
11 8 (5.06%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.06%) Validation
11 8 (5.06%) Supplier Management
12 7 (4.43%) Migration
12 7 (4.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.49%) SQL
2 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.53%) JCL
3 4 (2.53%) REXX
3 4 (2.53%) Assembly Language
3 4 (2.53%) COBOL
4 3 (1.90%) Perl
4 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.27%) VBA
5 2 (1.27%) Java
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) C
6 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.90%) MCSE
5 3 (1.90%) CISSP
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.90%) PMP
5 3 (1.90%) MCITP
5 3 (1.90%) MCTS
5 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.27%) CISA
6 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CEH
7 1 (0.63%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) QA
2 7 (4.43%) SLA
3 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.90%) Firmware
2 3 (1.90%) RHEV
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) Oracle
3 12 (7.59%) SAP
4 9 (5.70%) IBM
5 4 (2.53%) Mitel
5 4 (2.53%) Citrix
5 4 (2.53%) EMC
5 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.53%) Sybase
6 3 (1.90%) HP
6 3 (1.90%) NetApp
7 2 (1.27%) Informatica
7 2 (1.27%) Siebel
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.63%) CA
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) Dell
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