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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 44 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Change Management 139 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.31% 2.71% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 3.64% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 38
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£400 £360 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.12 £28.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.32 £19.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+23.11% -15.95%
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
3297 2333 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.56% 74.25% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2013 1288 1053
Average daily rate £413 £373 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% +12.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 106 106
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +2 55 £375 +15.38% 23
Cheshire +8 44 £400 -5.88% 14
Lancashire +5 17 £400 +15.94%
Merseyside -10 12 £284 -36.76% 1
Cumbria -14 3 £375 -25.00% 1
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 75 (30.12%) Project Management
2 74 (29.72%) Finance
3 58 (23.29%) ITIL
4 57 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (14.06%) Microsoft
6 34 (13.65%) PRINCE2
7 33 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (12.45%) Oracle
9 30 (12.05%) Service Delivery
9 30 (12.05%) Problem Management
10 29 (11.65%) Migration
11 28 (11.24%) SAP
12 24 (9.64%) Windows
12 24 (9.64%) Banking
13 22 (8.84%) Incident Management
13 22 (8.84%) Service Management
14 21 (8.43%) Security Cleared
14 21 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (8.03%) Release Management
15 20 (8.03%) MS Office
16 19 (7.63%) MS Project
16 19 (7.63%) Risk Management
17 16 (6.43%) Manufacturing
17 16 (6.43%) UNIX
17 16 (6.43%) SC Cleared
18 15 (6.02%) Oracle Database
18 15 (6.02%) Project Planning
19 14 (5.62%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (5.62%) Oracle RMAN
19 14 (5.62%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.41%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.20%) Exstream Dialogue
3 3 (1.20%) Lync
3 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) Documentum
5 1 (0.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (8.03%) MS Office
2 19 (7.63%) MS Project
3 14 (5.62%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.20%) Exstream
2 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.20%) SAP PS
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.80%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.80%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.80%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.21%) WAN
2 6 (2.41%) DNS
2 6 (2.41%) Internet
3 5 (2.01%) MPLS
4 4 (1.61%) Wireless
4 4 (1.61%) SAN
4 4 (1.61%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) LAN
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.20%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) VoIP
6 2 (0.80%) NAS
7 1 (0.40%) Junos
7 1 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.40%) 2G
7 1 (0.40%) VLAN
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.40%) HSPA
7 1 (0.40%) LTE
7 1 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.02%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.41%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.61%) QlikView
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.20%) DB2
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) DataStage
9 1 (0.40%) Easytrieve
9 1 (0.40%) ReportNet
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
9 1 (0.40%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) JUnit
1 3 (1.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.80%) FishEye
2 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.80%) Subversion
2 2 (0.80%) Maven
2 2 (0.80%) StarTeam
General
1 74 (29.72%) Finance
2 24 (9.64%) Banking
3 16 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.21%) Local Government
6 7 (2.81%) Retail
6 7 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Billing
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
8 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (22.09%) Project Manager
2 47 (18.88%) Analyst
3 25 (10.04%) Business Analyst
4 17 (6.83%) Service Manager
4 17 (6.83%) Change Manager
5 15 (6.02%) DBA
6 13 (5.22%) Consultant
7 11 (4.42%) Coordinator
8 10 (4.02%) Administrator
9 9 (3.61%) Senior Manager
9 9 (3.61%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.61%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (3.61%) Change Analyst
9 9 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.61%) Business Manager
10 8 (3.21%) ICT Project Manager
10 8 (3.21%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (3.21%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.21%) Architect
11 7 (2.81%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.01%) Web Services
1 5 (2.01%) Middleware
1 5 (2.01%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.61%) .NET
3 3 (1.20%) J2EE
3 3 (1.20%) CSS
3 3 (1.20%) jQuery
3 3 (1.20%) HTML5
3 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.20%) HTML
4 2 (0.80%) JSP
4 2 (0.80%) Struts
4 2 (0.80%) Spring
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.61%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.01%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.01%) User Experience
6 4 (1.61%) Replication
6 4 (1.61%) Life Science
7 3 (1.20%) CMDB
7 3 (1.20%) Clustering
8 2 (0.80%) PMI
8 2 (0.80%) NHS
8 2 (0.80%) DTV
8 2 (0.80%) Informatics
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.64%) Windows
2 16 (6.43%) UNIX
3 13 (5.22%) Linux
4 7 (2.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.61%) AIX
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.80%) HPUX
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.40%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.40%) OS/2
9 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.12%) Project Management
2 58 (23.29%) ITIL
3 57 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (13.65%) PRINCE2
5 33 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (12.05%) Problem Management
6 30 (12.05%) Service Delivery
7 29 (11.65%) Migration
8 22 (8.84%) Incident Management
8 22 (8.84%) Service Management
9 21 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (8.03%) Release Management
11 19 (7.63%) Risk Management
12 15 (6.02%) Project Planning
13 14 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (5.62%) Coaching
14 13 (5.22%) Programme Management
14 13 (5.22%) Validation
14 13 (5.22%) Configuration Management
15 12 (4.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.02%) SQL
2 8 (3.21%) Shell Script
2 8 (3.21%) Java
3 6 (2.41%) ABAP
4 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.80%) C
5 2 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) JCL
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) COBOL
6 1 (0.40%) VBA
6 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.40%) REXX
Qualifications
1 21 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.81%) Degree
5 6 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.01%) MCSA
6 5 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.61%) ISEB
7 4 (1.61%) CCNP
8 3 (1.20%) CCNA
8 3 (1.20%) PMP
8 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.80%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.80%) CCIE
9 2 (0.80%) MCSE
10 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.22%) SLA
2 9 (3.61%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) FATCA
4 2 (0.80%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) GMP
System Software
1 12 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.80%) XenApp
5 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (5.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) Netcool
3 1 (0.40%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 35 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.45%) Oracle
3 28 (11.24%) SAP
4 14 (5.62%) HP
5 8 (3.21%) IBM
6 7 (2.81%) Cisco
6 7 (2.81%) VMware
7 6 (2.41%) Remedy
8 3 (1.20%) Citrix
9 2 (0.80%) Informatica
9 2 (0.80%) BT
9 2 (0.80%) Brocade
9 2 (0.80%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.40%) Renesas
10 1 (0.40%) NetScout
10 1 (0.40%) Opsware
10 1 (0.40%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.40%) AppSense
10 1 (0.40%) Teradata
10 1 (0.40%) Curam
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Posted: 2 days ago
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