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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 60 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Change Management 106 98 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.75% 3.06% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 4.23% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 49
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £34.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -9.96%
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
2916 2315 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.52% 72.37% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1224 830
Average daily rate £400 £375 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 120 80
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% +20.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.60 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.55 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 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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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 -7 41 £394 +5.00% 22
Lancashire +21 26 £350 +21.73% 2
Cheshire -32 17 £563 +57.34% 6
Merseyside -8 13 £490 -10.90% 1
Cumbria - 2 £440 - 1
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 62 (31.00%) Finance
2 61 (30.50%) Project Management
3 42 (21.00%) ITIL
4 36 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 26 (13.00%) Microsoft
7 23 (11.50%) SAP
7 23 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (10.50%) Banking
10 20 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
12 15 (7.50%) SLA
12 15 (7.50%) MS Project
12 15 (7.50%) Business Analysis
12 15 (7.50%) Release Management
13 14 (7.00%) Coaching
13 14 (7.00%) MS Office
13 14 (7.00%) HP
14 12 (6.00%) Oracle
14 12 (6.00%) Programme Management
14 12 (6.00%) Degree
14 12 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (5.50%) Network Management
15 11 (5.50%) Manufacturing
15 11 (5.50%) Risk Management
16 10 (5.00%) Service Management
16 10 (5.00%) Migration
16 10 (5.00%) PLM
16 10 (5.00%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.00%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (1.00%) SAS
3 2 (1.00%) Lync
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.50%) CICS
4 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.50%) MS Project
3 14 (7.00%) MS Office
4 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) SAP PLM
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.00%) Exstream
4 2 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.00%) Agresso
4 2 (1.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.50%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Office 365
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.50%) WAN
2 3 (1.50%) SAN
2 3 (1.50%) MPLS
3 2 (1.00%) Intranet
3 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) VLAN
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.50%) NAS
4 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.50%) Junos
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) BGP
4 1 (0.50%) OSPF
4 1 (0.50%) RSVP
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.00%) QlikView
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.50%) DTS
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (0.50%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.50%) DB2
6 1 (0.50%) OLAP
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Maven
1 2 (1.00%) Subversion
1 2 (1.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) ERwin
General
1 62 (31.00%) Finance
2 21 (10.50%) Banking
3 11 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.00%) Retail
6 5 (2.50%) Local Government
7 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (22.50%) Analyst
2 39 (19.50%) Project Manager
3 22 (11.00%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.00%) Consultant
5 12 (6.00%) Change Analyst
5 12 (6.00%) Service Manager
5 12 (6.00%) Change Manager
6 11 (5.50%) SAP Consultant
7 10 (5.00%) SAP PLM Consultant
8 8 (4.00%) Administrator
9 7 (3.50%) Developer
9 7 (3.50%) DBA
9 7 (3.50%) Release Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Business Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Network Specialist
10 6 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.00%) Architect
10 6 (3.00%) SAP Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.00%) Web Services
1 4 (2.00%) .NET
1 4 (2.00%) EDI
2 2 (1.00%) XML
2 2 (1.00%) SOAP
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.50%) CMDB
3 7 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.00%) User Experience
4 6 (3.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.50%) Open Source
6 4 (2.00%) Economics
7 3 (1.50%) FMCG
7 3 (1.50%) PMI
7 3 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.50%) DTV
9 1 (0.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.50%) Windows
2 8 (4.00%) UNIX
3 5 (2.50%) Linux
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.50%) AIX
6 2 (1.00%) HPUX
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.50%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.50%) Project Management
2 42 (21.00%) ITIL
3 36 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 22 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 15 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 15 (7.50%) Release Management
8 14 (7.00%) Coaching
9 12 (6.00%) Programme Management
9 12 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.50%) Network Management
10 11 (5.50%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.00%) Service Management
11 10 (5.00%) Migration
11 10 (5.00%) PLM
11 10 (5.00%) Document Management
12 9 (4.50%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.50%) SQL
2 6 (3.00%) Java
3 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.00%) VB
4 2 (1.00%) Perl
4 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) C++
5 1 (0.50%) COBOL
5 1 (0.50%) JCL
5 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (6.00%) Degree
2 10 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 10 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (4.50%) CCNP
4 8 (4.00%) CCNA
4 8 (4.00%) CCIE
5 7 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.50%) HND
5 7 (3.50%) PMP
6 6 (3.00%) HNC
6 6 (3.00%) CITP
7 5 (2.50%) ISEB
8 4 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.50%) CIPD
10 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) FATCA
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) XenApp
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) HP NNM
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.50%) SCCM
4 2 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.50%) OpenView
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.50%) MOM
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 26 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.50%) SAP
3 14 (7.00%) HP
4 12 (6.00%) Oracle
5 10 (5.00%) Cisco
6 8 (4.00%) Opsware
6 8 (4.00%) NetScout
7 6 (3.00%) VMware
7 6 (3.00%) Remedy
8 5 (2.50%) Citrix
9 3 (1.50%) IBM
9 3 (1.50%) Perforce
10 2 (1.00%) BT
10 2 (1.00%) Juniper
10 2 (1.00%) BMC
10 2 (1.00%) Informatica
11 1 (0.50%) Veeam
11 1 (0.50%) Renesas
11 1 (0.50%) Progress
11 1 (0.50%) Cognos
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Rate: £384 - £400 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £18 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + expenses
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
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Capita - ITIN
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