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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 50 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 105 95 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.85% 3.17% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 4.33% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 44
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£388 £401 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £585 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.91 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.40% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +62.79%
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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 50 £340 -18.07% 17
Lancashire +16 20 £390 +0.64%
Cheshire -23 18 £419 +8.06% 8
Merseyside -6 13 £475 +6.14% 1
Cumbria -17 1 £505 +1.00% 1
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 70 (32.86%) Project Management
2 59 (27.70%) Finance
3 48 (22.54%) ITIL
4 47 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (15.49%) PRINCE2
5 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
6 24 (11.27%) Service Delivery
7 22 (10.33%) Migration
8 20 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (8.45%) Service Management
9 18 (8.45%) MS Office
9 18 (8.45%) SAP
9 18 (8.45%) Problem Management
10 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared
10 17 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (7.51%) HP
12 15 (7.04%) MS Project
12 15 (7.04%) Oracle
12 15 (7.04%) Validation
12 15 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (7.04%) Release Management
13 14 (6.57%) Incident Management
13 14 (6.57%) Programme Management
13 14 (6.57%) Banking
13 14 (6.57%) Windows
13 14 (6.57%) SLA
14 13 (6.10%) Manufacturing
14 13 (6.10%) Risk Management
14 13 (6.10%) Business Analysis
14 13 (6.10%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.41%) Exstream Dialogue
2 3 (1.41%) Lync
2 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) CICS
4 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (8.45%) MS Office
2 15 (7.04%) MS Project
3 11 (5.16%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) SAP PLM
2 4 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.41%) Exstream
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.94%) Agresso
4 2 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.94%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.47%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) WAN
2 5 (2.35%) MPLS
3 4 (1.88%) SAN
4 3 (1.41%) DHCP
4 3 (1.41%) Wireless
4 3 (1.41%) DNS
5 2 (0.94%) Firewall
5 2 (0.94%) NAS
5 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.94%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) SMS
6 1 (0.47%) UMTS
6 1 (0.47%) GPRS
6 1 (0.47%) GSM
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) 3G
6 1 (0.47%) 2G
6 1 (0.47%) VLAN
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.94%) QlikView
5 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.47%) DTS
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.47%) DataStage
6 1 (0.47%) Easytrieve
6 1 (0.47%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Subversion
1 2 (0.94%) Maven
1 2 (0.94%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 59 (27.70%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Banking
3 13 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.76%) Local Government
5 7 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.82%) Retail
7 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.41%) Legal
9 2 (0.94%) Electronics
9 2 (0.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (22.54%) Analyst
2 45 (21.13%) Project Manager
3 22 (10.33%) Business Analyst
4 14 (6.57%) Change Analyst
5 13 (6.10%) Change Manager
6 12 (5.63%) Service Manager
7 11 (5.16%) Consultant
8 8 (3.76%) DBA
8 8 (3.76%) Senior Manager
8 8 (3.76%) Administrator
8 8 (3.76%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (3.29%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.29%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.29%) Architect
9 7 (3.29%) Network Specialist
9 7 (3.29%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 7 (3.29%) ICT Project Manager
10 6 (2.82%) Business Manager
10 6 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.88%) .NET
1 4 (1.88%) Web Services
2 2 (0.94%) EDI
2 2 (0.94%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.69%) CMDB
4 9 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.82%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.35%) User Experience
7 3 (1.41%) PMI
7 3 (1.41%) Economics
8 2 (0.94%) NHS
8 2 (0.94%) DTV
8 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.47%) SecurID
9 1 (0.47%) Statistics
9 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.57%) Windows
2 9 (4.23%) UNIX
3 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.82%) Linux
5 5 (2.35%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.88%) AIX
7 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.94%) HPUX
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.47%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.47%) OS/2
9 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.86%) Project Management
2 48 (22.54%) ITIL
3 47 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (15.49%) PRINCE2
5 24 (11.27%) Service Delivery
6 22 (10.33%) Migration
7 20 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (8.45%) Service Management
8 18 (8.45%) Problem Management
9 15 (7.04%) Release Management
9 15 (7.04%) Validation
9 15 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.57%) Programme Management
10 14 (6.57%) Incident Management
11 13 (6.10%) Business Analysis
11 13 (6.10%) Risk Management
11 13 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (5.63%) Coaching
13 10 (4.69%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.23%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.35%) SQL
1 5 (2.35%) Shell Script
2 4 (1.88%) Java
3 2 (0.94%) VB
3 2 (0.94%) C
4 1 (0.47%) C++
4 1 (0.47%) COBOL
4 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.47%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.47%) REXX
4 1 (0.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.10%) Degree
3 12 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.69%) CCNP
5 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.76%) CCNA
6 8 (3.76%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.76%) CCIE
7 7 (3.29%) HND
8 6 (2.82%) HNC
8 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.82%) CITP
9 5 (2.35%) ISEB
9 5 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.35%) PMP
9 5 (2.35%) MCSA
10 3 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) SLA
2 3 (1.41%) FATCA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) HP NNM
1 7 (3.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.47%) OpenView
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Netcool
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.45%) SAP
3 16 (7.51%) HP
4 15 (7.04%) Oracle
5 12 (5.63%) Cisco
6 8 (3.76%) NetScout
6 8 (3.76%) Opsware
7 7 (3.29%) Remedy
7 7 (3.29%) VMware
8 5 (2.35%) IBM
9 2 (0.94%) Citrix
9 2 (0.94%) Juniper
9 2 (0.94%) Brocade
9 2 (0.94%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.47%) Renesas
10 1 (0.47%) BT
10 1 (0.47%) BMC
10 1 (0.47%) NetApp
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas
10 1 (0.47%) Apple
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