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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 36 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 183 110 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.56% 2.83% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 3.65% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 51 39
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £24.53 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £30.29
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +5.66%
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
3277 3013 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 77.44% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 1663 1245
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £545 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 146 129
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.10 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £60.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 60 £415 +3.75% 13
Cheshire +22 50 £388 -8.82% 2
Lancashire +2 25 £395 +12.85% 1
Cumbria +12 20 £355 -19.31% 1
Merseyside +3 17 £363 -36.40% 2
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 90 (29.32%) Project Management
2 73 (23.78%) Finance
3 68 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (17.59%) PRINCE2
4 54 (17.59%) ITIL
5 42 (13.68%) Oracle
6 41 (13.36%) SAP
7 39 (12.70%) Microsoft
8 37 (12.05%) Security Cleared
9 36 (11.73%) SC Cleared
10 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (10.75%) Risk Management
12 32 (10.42%) Problem Management
12 32 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (10.10%) Service Management
13 31 (10.10%) ERP
14 30 (9.77%) CRM
14 30 (9.77%) Migration
15 29 (9.45%) Banking
16 23 (7.49%) Incident Management
16 23 (7.49%) MS Excel
17 22 (7.17%) Unix
17 22 (7.17%) Windows
18 21 (6.84%) Service Delivery
19 20 (6.51%) Management Information System
19 20 (6.51%) Programme Management
19 20 (6.51%) Data Migration
20 18 (5.86%) Marketing
20 18 (5.86%) SQL Server
20 18 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.61%) IIS
2 7 (2.28%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.95%) GeoServer
3 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.30%) Apache
5 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.65%) CICS
7 2 (0.65%) CMS
7 2 (0.65%) FileNet
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.33%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 23 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.56%) MS Office
3 12 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.93%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.28%) SAP HR
2 7 (2.28%) SAP Payroll
3 6 (1.95%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.33%) Maximo
6 1 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.33%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.28%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.98%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.65%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.56%) SMS
2 11 (3.58%) Firewall
3 6 (1.95%) SAN
3 6 (1.95%) SSL
4 4 (1.30%) Internet
4 4 (1.30%) Skype
5 3 (0.98%) DNS
5 3 (0.98%) Network Security
5 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.98%) VoIP
5 3 (0.98%) WAN
6 2 (0.65%) FTP
6 2 (0.65%) HTTP
6 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.65%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.33%) MPLS
7 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.95%) GIS
2 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.95%) QGIS
2 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (1.63%) DB2
3 5 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.98%) Big Data
5 3 (0.98%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (0.98%) PowerCenter
5 3 (0.98%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.63%) JIRA
2 4 (1.30%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.65%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.65%) Toad
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.33%) CMake
5 1 (0.33%) Gradle
5 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.33%) WiX
General
1 73 (23.78%) Finance
2 29 (9.45%) Banking
3 18 (5.86%) Marketing
4 12 (3.91%) Local Government
5 9 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.28%) Retail
8 6 (1.95%) Legal
9 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.98%) Military
11 2 (0.65%) Back Office
11 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (25.73%) Project Manager
2 71 (23.13%) Analyst
3 35 (11.40%) Business Analyst
4 31 (10.10%) Change Manager
5 21 (6.84%) Consultant
6 15 (4.89%) Developer
7 12 (3.91%) Project Change Manager
8 11 (3.58%) HR Manager
8 11 (3.58%) Programme Manager
8 11 (3.58%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.26%) Change Consultant
10 9 (2.93%) Business Change Manager
10 9 (2.93%) Change Project Manager
10 9 (2.93%) SAP Manager
11 8 (2.61%) Change Analyst
11 8 (2.61%) IT Manager
11 8 (2.61%) Senior Project Manager
11 8 (2.61%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.28%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 7 (2.28%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.28%) .NET
1 7 (2.28%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.95%) Ajax
2 6 (1.95%) jQuery
3 4 (1.30%) XML
4 3 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (0.98%) J2EE
4 3 (0.98%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.98%) Web Services
5 2 (0.65%) EDI
5 2 (0.65%) Middleware
5 2 (0.65%) SOAP
5 2 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.33%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (0.33%) CGI
6 1 (0.33%) ISPF
6 1 (0.33%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.33%) SAX
6 1 (0.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.21%) Mainframe
4 13 (4.23%) Copywriting
5 11 (3.58%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.58%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.61%) NHS
6 8 (2.61%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.95%) Life Science
7 6 (1.95%) User Experience
8 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Licensing
9 4 (1.30%) Contactless
9 4 (1.30%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.98%) Clustering
10 3 (0.98%) CMDB
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.65%) Statistics
11 2 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.17%) Unix
1 22 (7.17%) Windows
2 10 (3.26%) Linux
3 7 (2.28%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.95%) AIX
5 5 (1.63%) Android
5 5 (1.63%) Solaris
6 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.65%) OS/2
7 2 (0.65%) zOS
8 1 (0.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.33%) OS/390
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.32%) Project Management
2 68 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (17.59%) ITIL
3 54 (17.59%) PRINCE2
4 33 (10.75%) Risk Management
5 32 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (10.42%) Problem Management
6 31 (10.10%) ERP
6 31 (10.10%) Service Management
7 30 (9.77%) CRM
7 30 (9.77%) Migration
8 23 (7.49%) Incident Management
9 21 (6.84%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.51%) Data Migration
10 20 (6.51%) Programme Management
11 18 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (5.54%) Performance Management
13 16 (5.21%) Information Security
13 16 (5.21%) Release Management
13 16 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.21%) SQL
2 13 (4.23%) Java
2 13 (4.23%) Shell Script
3 12 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.58%) Python
5 8 (2.61%) C#
5 8 (2.61%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.95%) PHP
7 3 (0.98%) JCL
7 3 (0.98%) Ruby
7 3 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.65%) Jython
8 2 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.33%) C++
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) REXX
9 1 (0.33%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.73%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (3.91%) Degree
4 12 (3.91%) PMI Certification
4 12 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.58%) PMP
6 9 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.28%) BC Cleared
7 7 (2.28%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.95%) MCSE
8 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.30%) APMP
10 3 (0.98%) CISM
10 3 (0.98%) CISSP
10 3 (0.98%) ISEB
11 2 (0.65%) CCNA
11 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.65%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.89%) QA
2 11 (3.58%) SLA
3 6 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.63%) COBIT
5 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.65%) P3O
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) GMP
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) RACF
4 1 (0.33%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (1.95%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.63%) Puppet
4 3 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.98%) Nagios
4 3 (0.98%) SCCM
5 2 (0.65%) DameWare
5 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.33%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.33%) Legato
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 42 (13.68%) Oracle
2 41 (13.36%) SAP
3 39 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.21%) IBM
5 15 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.23%) Google
6 13 (4.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 9 (2.93%) HP
8 6 (1.95%) Informatica
8 6 (1.95%) Splunk
8 6 (1.95%) VMware
9 5 (1.63%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.63%) Siebel
10 4 (1.30%) Juniper
11 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.98%) Cisco
11 3 (0.98%) Citrix
11 3 (0.98%) Cognos
11 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow
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