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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 46 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Change Management 131 91 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.45% 2.81% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.67% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 60
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £269 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £675 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.79% -57.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £28.10
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.45%
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
3066 2477 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.64% 76.55% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1463 1050
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 99 109
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 49 £425 +6.25% 13
Cheshire -7 29 £360 -7.09% 8
Merseyside +5 17 £425 -37.03% 1
Cumbria - 14 £425 -
Lancashire +9 12 £415 -8.08% 7
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 69 (27.17%) Project Management
2 63 (24.80%) Finance
3 55 (21.65%) ITIL
4 45 (17.72%) PRINCE2
5 42 (16.54%) SAP
6 41 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (12.99%) Service Management
8 32 (12.60%) Migration
9 28 (11.02%) Oracle
9 28 (11.02%) Incident Management
10 25 (9.84%) Microsoft
11 24 (9.45%) Banking
11 24 (9.45%) Problem Management
12 23 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (9.06%) Service Delivery
13 22 (8.66%) SQL
13 22 (8.66%) Windows
13 22 (8.66%) CRM
13 22 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (8.27%) Marketing
15 20 (7.87%) Release Management
15 20 (7.87%) ERP
16 19 (7.48%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (7.48%) Risk Management
17 18 (7.09%) SMS
17 18 (7.09%) Analytics
18 17 (6.69%) Customer Analytics
18 17 (6.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
18 17 (6.69%) Copywriting

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.97%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.79%) JBoss
4 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.39%) CICS
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Documentum
5 1 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.97%) MS Office
4 4 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.79%) MS Project
5 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.76%) SAP HR
1 7 (2.76%) SAP Payroll
2 5 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.79%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.69%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.76%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.57%) Office 365
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.09%) SMS
2 9 (3.54%) Internet
3 4 (1.57%) DNS
3 4 (1.57%) VoIP
4 3 (1.18%) DHCP
4 3 (1.18%) Skype
4 3 (1.18%) WAN
5 2 (0.79%) Intranet
5 2 (0.79%) VPN
6 1 (0.39%) ATM
6 1 (0.39%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) LDAP
6 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.97%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.57%) PowerCenter
3 4 (1.57%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.18%) DB2
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.79%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.39%) DTS
6 1 (0.39%) Easytrieve
6 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.39%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) JUnit
1 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.79%) FishEye
2 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.39%) RequisitePro
General
1 63 (24.80%) Finance
2 24 (9.45%) Banking
3 21 (8.27%) Marketing
4 16 (6.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.33%) Local Government
7 8 (3.15%) Retail
8 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.18%) Legal
9 3 (1.18%) Military
9 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (24.41%) Project Manager
2 53 (20.87%) Analyst
3 36 (14.17%) Business Analyst
4 23 (9.06%) Change Manager
5 19 (7.48%) Service Manager
6 16 (6.30%) Consultant
7 13 (5.12%) Delivery Manager
7 13 (5.12%) Services Delivery Manager
8 12 (4.72%) Developer
8 12 (4.72%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.94%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (3.54%) HR Manager
11 8 (3.15%) SAP Manager
12 7 (2.76%) ICT Manager
12 7 (2.76%) SAP HR Project Manager
12 7 (2.76%) SAP Project Manager
13 6 (2.36%) Business Change Manager
13 6 (2.36%) Change Consultant
13 6 (2.36%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (2.36%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.36%) J2EE
2 4 (1.57%) CSS
2 4 (1.57%) HTML
2 4 (1.57%) Middleware
2 4 (1.57%) SAP Basis
3 3 (1.18%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.18%) HTML5
3 3 (1.18%) jQuery
3 3 (1.18%) Web Services
4 2 (0.79%) .NET
4 2 (0.79%) EDI
4 2 (0.79%) Spring
4 2 (0.79%) Struts
5 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.39%) ISPF
5 1 (0.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.69%) Copywriting
3 14 (5.51%) Life Science
4 13 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.72%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.33%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.97%) NHS
8 4 (1.57%) Contactless
8 4 (1.57%) Replication
8 4 (1.57%) User Experience
9 3 (1.18%) Clustering
9 3 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.79%) CMDB
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.39%) PKI
11 1 (0.39%) Statistics
11 1 (0.39%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.66%) Windows
2 15 (5.91%) Unix
3 9 (3.54%) Linux
4 5 (1.97%) Android
4 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.79%) AIX
7 2 (0.79%) zOS
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) OS/2
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.17%) Project Management
2 55 (21.65%) ITIL
3 45 (17.72%) PRINCE2
4 41 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (12.99%) Service Management
6 32 (12.60%) Migration
7 28 (11.02%) Incident Management
8 24 (9.45%) Problem Management
9 23 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (9.06%) Service Delivery
10 22 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (8.66%) CRM
11 20 (7.87%) ERP
11 20 (7.87%) Release Management
12 19 (7.48%) Risk Management
13 18 (7.09%) Analytics
14 17 (6.69%) B2C
14 17 (6.69%) Customer Analytics
14 17 (6.69%) Data Protection
15 15 (5.91%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.66%) SQL
2 7 (2.76%) Java
3 6 (2.36%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.97%) ABAP
4 5 (1.97%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.79%) VBA
7 1 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.39%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) COBOL
7 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (6.30%) SC Cleared
1 16 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.76%) Degree
5 6 (2.36%) ISEB
6 5 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.57%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.18%) APMP
9 2 (0.79%) ECDL
9 2 (0.79%) MCSE
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.39%) CCEA
10 1 (0.39%) CCNA
10 1 (0.39%) CCNP
10 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) QA
2 7 (2.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.79%) P3O
4 1 (0.39%) FATCA
4 1 (0.39%) GMP
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.39%) RACF
4 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.18%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 42 (16.54%) SAP
2 28 (11.02%) Oracle
3 25 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.48%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (6.69%) Google
5 17 (6.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 7 (2.76%) Informatica
7 6 (2.36%) Citrix
7 6 (2.36%) IBM
7 6 (2.36%) VMware
8 5 (1.97%) HP
8 5 (1.97%) Siebel
9 4 (1.57%) Cognos
10 3 (1.18%) AppSense
10 3 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.79%) Cisco
11 2 (0.79%) EMC
11 2 (0.79%) Remedy
11 2 (0.79%) ThinPrint
12 1 (0.39%) BT
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