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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 71 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Management 71 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 3.89% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 5.36% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 45
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -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 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +34.28%
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
2367 2069 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.37% 72.47% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1013 1069
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 124 89
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 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 20 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 20 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 -22 34 £325 +1.56% 21
Cheshire -14 14 £425 +30.76% 4
Merseyside -6 13 £400 +3.89% 1
Lancashire -18 5 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 65 (40.12%) Finance
2 43 (26.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 36 (22.22%) Project Management
4 27 (16.67%) Banking
5 26 (16.05%) ITIL
6 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
7 22 (13.58%) PRINCE2
8 20 (12.35%) MS Office
9 17 (10.49%) Risk Management
10 15 (9.26%) Service Management
11 14 (8.64%) Programme Management
11 14 (8.64%) Business Analysis
11 14 (8.64%) SQL
12 13 (8.02%) Oracle
12 13 (8.02%) Windows
12 13 (8.02%) NHS
12 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (8.02%) QA
12 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
13 12 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.79%) UNIX
14 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
14 11 (6.79%) MS Project
15 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
15 10 (6.17%) SAP
15 10 (6.17%) Service Delivery
15 10 (6.17%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) CICS
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.85%) IIS
3 3 (1.85%) Apache
3 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.23%) CMS
4 2 (1.23%) Lync
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.62%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.35%) MS Office
3 11 (6.79%) MS Project
4 5 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.62%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
1 1 (0.62%) Route 53
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.32%) Firewall
3 4 (2.47%) VPN
3 4 (2.47%) DNS
4 3 (1.85%) SAN
5 2 (1.23%) LAN
5 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 2 (1.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.62%) VLAN
6 1 (0.62%) WAN
6 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.62%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.47%) Easytrieve
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.23%) OLAP
5 2 (1.23%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.62%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Ant
1 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (0.62%) ERwin
1 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (40.12%) Finance
2 27 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (4.32%) Retail
3 7 (4.32%) Local Government
4 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.85%) Advertising
6 3 (1.85%) Back Office
6 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (19.14%) Project Manager
2 29 (17.90%) Analyst
3 21 (12.96%) Change Manager
4 19 (11.73%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.56%) Consultant
5 9 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 8 (4.94%) Administrator
6 8 (4.94%) Developer
6 8 (4.94%) Architect
7 7 (4.32%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.32%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.32%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.09%) ICT Project Manager
10 4 (2.47%) NHS Business Analyst
10 4 (2.47%) Mainframe Architect
10 4 (2.47%) Change Analyst
10 4 (2.47%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (2.47%) Change Consultant
10 4 (2.47%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) .NET
2 5 (3.09%) Middleware
3 3 (1.85%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.23%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.23%) Web Services
4 2 (1.23%) XML
5 1 (0.62%) DOM
5 1 (0.62%) EDI
5 1 (0.62%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) NHS
1 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.47%) Clustering
3 4 (2.47%) VSAM
3 4 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.85%) FMCG
5 2 (1.23%) Statistics
5 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) HACMP
6 1 (0.62%) DTV
6 1 (0.62%) e-Health
6 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.02%) Windows
2 11 (6.79%) UNIX
3 6 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.70%) Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.62%) CentOS
5 1 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (22.22%) Project Management
3 26 (16.05%) ITIL
4 22 (13.58%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.49%) Risk Management
6 15 (9.26%) Service Management
7 14 (8.64%) Programme Management
7 14 (8.64%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (6.17%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.17%) Problem Management
12 9 (5.56%) Migration
12 9 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 8 (4.94%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.94%) Validation
13 8 (4.94%) ERP
14 7 (4.32%) CRM
14 7 (4.32%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.64%) SQL
2 7 (4.32%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.47%) JCL
4 4 (2.47%) Perl
4 4 (2.47%) Assembly Language
4 4 (2.47%) REXX
4 4 (2.47%) COBOL
5 3 (1.85%) C
5 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.23%) Java
6 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.23%) VB
6 2 (1.23%) VBA
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.47%) PMP
4 4 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.85%) MCSE
5 3 (1.85%) ISEB
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.85%) MCTS
5 3 (1.85%) MCITP
5 3 (1.85%) Degree
5 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.23%) CISSP
6 2 (1.23%) CISA
7 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CCNA
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) QA
2 9 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.85%) Firmware
2 3 (1.85%) RHEV
3 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) VMFS
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
1 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.02%) Oracle
3 10 (6.17%) SAP
4 9 (5.56%) IBM
5 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.09%) EMC
6 4 (2.47%) Citrix
6 4 (2.47%) Sybase
6 4 (2.47%) NetApp
6 4 (2.47%) CA
7 3 (1.85%) HP
8 2 (1.23%) Siebel
8 2 (1.23%) Informatica
8 2 (1.23%) Symantec
8 2 (1.23%) VMware
9 1 (0.62%) Lagan
9 1 (0.62%) Northgate
9 1 (0.62%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.62%) RightScale
9 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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