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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 70 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Management 71 107 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 3.80% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 5.19% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 43
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£388 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £218 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £9.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £9.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +35.71%
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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -14 35 £325 +8.33% 20
Cheshire -14 14 £413 +39.83% 5
Merseyside -3 13 £400 -1.23% 4
Lancashire -20 5 - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 66 (40.24%) Finance
2 44 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (23.17%) Project Management
4 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
5 30 (18.29%) Banking
6 26 (15.85%) ITIL
7 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
8 22 (13.41%) PRINCE2
9 20 (12.20%) MS Office
10 17 (10.37%) Risk Management
11 16 (9.76%) Business Analysis
12 15 (9.15%) Service Management
12 15 (9.15%) SQL
13 14 (8.54%) Programme Management
13 14 (8.54%) QA
13 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (7.93%) Oracle
14 13 (7.93%) Windows
14 13 (7.93%) NHS
15 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
15 12 (7.32%) Security Cleared
16 11 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (6.10%) Problem Management
17 10 (6.10%) MS Project
17 10 (6.10%) UNIX
17 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
17 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
18 9 (5.49%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.44%) CICS
2 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.83%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.83%) IIS
3 3 (1.83%) Apache
3 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.22%) CMS
4 2 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.20%) MS Office
3 10 (6.10%) MS Project
4 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
1 1 (0.61%) Route 53
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.27%) Firewall
3 4 (2.44%) VPN
3 4 (2.44%) DNS
4 3 (1.83%) SAN
5 2 (1.22%) LAN
5 2 (1.22%) Wireless
5 2 (1.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.44%) Easytrieve
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.22%) OLAP
6 2 (1.22%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Ant
1 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (0.61%) ERwin
1 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (40.24%) Finance
2 30 (18.29%) Banking
3 8 (4.88%) Local Government
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
5 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.83%) Legal
8 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.83%) Advertising
8 3 (1.83%) Back Office
9 2 (1.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.61%) Electronics
10 1 (0.61%) Law
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) German Language
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) Project Manager
2 31 (18.90%) Analyst
3 21 (12.80%) Business Analyst
3 21 (12.80%) Change Manager
4 10 (6.10%) Senior Manager
5 9 (5.49%) Developer
5 9 (5.49%) Consultant
6 8 (4.88%) Architect
6 8 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (4.27%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.27%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.27%) Administrator
8 6 (3.66%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.05%) ICT Project Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Change Analyst
10 4 (2.44%) Change Consultant
10 4 (2.44%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.44%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (2.44%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) .NET
2 6 (3.66%) Middleware
3 3 (1.83%) XML
4 2 (1.22%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.22%) Web Services
4 2 (1.22%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) jQuery
5 1 (0.61%) DOM
5 1 (0.61%) XSL
5 1 (0.61%) XHTML
5 1 (0.61%) EDI
5 1 (0.61%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.93%) NHS
3 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Clustering
4 4 (2.44%) VSAM
4 4 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.22%) iPad
5 2 (1.22%) FMCG
5 2 (1.22%) Statistics
5 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) HACMP
6 1 (0.61%) DTV
6 1 (0.61%) e-Health
6 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.61%) Economics
6 1 (0.61%) CCTV
6 1 (0.61%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.93%) Windows
2 10 (6.10%) UNIX
3 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.05%) Linux
5 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (23.17%) Project Management
3 26 (15.85%) ITIL
4 22 (13.41%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.37%) Risk Management
6 16 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 15 (9.15%) Service Management
8 14 (8.54%) Programme Management
9 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.10%) Problem Management
12 9 (5.49%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 9 (5.49%) Migration
13 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.88%) Validation
14 7 (4.27%) Business Continuity
14 7 (4.27%) CRM
14 7 (4.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.15%) SQL
2 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
2 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.44%) JCL
3 4 (2.44%) Assembly Language
3 4 (2.44%) REXX
3 4 (2.44%) COBOL
4 3 (1.83%) C
4 3 (1.83%) Perl
4 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.22%) C#
5 2 (1.22%) Java
5 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.22%) VB
5 2 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.44%) PMP
4 4 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.83%) MCSE
5 3 (1.83%) ISEB
5 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.83%) MCTS
5 3 (1.83%) MCITP
5 3 (1.83%) Degree
5 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.22%) CISSP
6 2 (1.22%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) QA
2 9 (5.49%) SLA
3 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.83%) Firmware
2 3 (1.83%) RHEV
3 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) VMFS
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (1.22%) SCCM
1 2 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.93%) Oracle
3 9 (5.49%) SAP
3 9 (5.49%) IBM
4 5 (3.05%) EMC
5 4 (2.44%) Citrix
5 4 (2.44%) Sybase
5 4 (2.44%) NetApp
5 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.44%) CA
6 3 (1.83%) HP
7 2 (1.22%) Siebel
7 2 (1.22%) Informatica
7 2 (1.22%) Symantec
7 2 (1.22%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Lagan
8 1 (0.61%) Northgate
8 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.61%) RightScale
8 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
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