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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 53 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Change Management 112 137 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.17% 3.27% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 4.06% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 53
Median daily rate £388 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £184 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.39% -44.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+34.73% +15.85%
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
2874 3373 2368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.23% 80.39% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 2035 1311
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 139 106
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £15.77 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -8 53 £425 +19.71% 10
Cheshire -9 27 £400 - 2
Lancashire +5 11 £368 -18.33% 2
Merseyside +3 9 £356 +25.46%
Cumbria +19 2 - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 79 (27.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 77 (26.37%) Finance
3 70 (23.97%) Project Management
4 61 (20.89%) ITIL
5 40 (13.70%) PRINCE2
5 40 (13.70%) Oracle
6 39 (13.36%) Microsoft
7 36 (12.33%) Problem Management
8 34 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (10.96%) Banking
9 32 (10.96%) Security Cleared
10 29 (9.93%) SC Cleared
10 29 (9.93%) SAP
10 29 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (9.59%) Windows
12 27 (9.25%) Migration
13 26 (8.90%) Risk Management
13 26 (8.90%) Service Management
13 26 (8.90%) ERP
14 22 (7.53%) Incident Management
14 22 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (7.19%) Unix
16 20 (6.85%) Coaching
17 19 (6.51%) MS Office
17 19 (6.51%) CRM
18 18 (6.16%) MS Excel
18 18 (6.16%) QA
19 17 (5.82%) Supplier Management
19 17 (5.82%) Information Security
20 16 (5.48%) Programme Management

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 9 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.74%) IIS
3 6 (2.05%) CMS
3 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.37%) Apache
5 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.03%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.68%) FileNet
7 2 (0.68%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.34%) CICS
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (6.51%) MS Office
2 18 (6.16%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.34%) Maximo
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.40%) IaaS
2 6 (2.05%) PaaS
2 6 (2.05%) SaaS
3 5 (1.71%) Office 365
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.79%) Firewall
2 7 (2.40%) SAN
3 6 (2.05%) Skype
4 5 (1.71%) Network Security
4 5 (1.71%) SSL
4 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.37%) DNS
6 3 (1.03%) DHCP
7 2 (0.68%) FTP
7 2 (0.68%) HTTP
7 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.68%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.34%) IPv4
8 1 (0.34%) IPv6
8 1 (0.34%) MPLS
8 1 (0.34%) MRTG
8 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.37%) Big Data
5 4 (1.37%) DB2
6 3 (1.03%) GIS
6 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.68%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.68%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.68%) QGIS
7 2 (0.68%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.68%) Spatial Data
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) JIRA
2 4 (1.37%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.68%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.68%) Toad
4 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.34%) CMake
4 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.34%) Mockito
4 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.34%) WiX
General
1 77 (26.37%) Finance
2 32 (10.96%) Banking
3 10 (3.42%) Retail
4 8 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.37%) Back Office
6 4 (1.37%) Local Government
7 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (22.60%) Project Manager
2 64 (21.92%) Analyst
3 38 (13.01%) Change Manager
4 23 (7.88%) Business Analyst
5 21 (7.19%) Business Change Manager
6 20 (6.85%) Business Manager
7 18 (6.16%) Consultant
8 14 (4.79%) Programme Manager
9 12 (4.11%) Developer
10 11 (3.77%) IT Manager
11 10 (3.42%) Change Analyst
12 9 (3.08%) Service Analyst
13 8 (2.74%) Architect
13 8 (2.74%) Project Change Manager
13 8 (2.74%) Support Analyst
14 7 (2.40%) Backup Specialist
14 7 (2.40%) ITIL Manager
14 7 (2.40%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 7 (2.40%) Senior Network Specialist
14 7 (2.40%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.05%) .NET
2 5 (1.71%) XML
3 3 (1.03%) Ajax
3 3 (1.03%) jQuery
3 3 (1.03%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.68%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (0.68%) SOAP
4 2 (0.68%) Web Services
4 2 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.34%) CGI
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) JAXB
5 1 (0.34%) JSON
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.34%) SAX
5 1 (0.34%) Spring
5 1 (0.34%) XSD
5 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.08%) NHS
5 6 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Licensing
6 5 (1.71%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.37%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.37%) IVR
7 4 (1.37%) Life Science
7 4 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.03%) Clustering
8 3 (1.03%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.03%) iPhone
9 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.68%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.59%) Windows
2 21 (7.19%) Unix
3 15 (5.14%) Linux
4 10 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.71%) AIX
5 5 (1.71%) Solaris
5 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) HPUX
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 70 (23.97%) Project Management
3 61 (20.89%) ITIL
4 40 (13.70%) PRINCE2
5 36 (12.33%) Problem Management
6 34 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (9.25%) Migration
8 26 (8.90%) ERP
8 26 (8.90%) Risk Management
8 26 (8.90%) Service Management
9 22 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (7.53%) Incident Management
10 20 (6.85%) Coaching
11 19 (6.51%) CRM
12 17 (5.82%) Information Security
12 17 (5.82%) Supplier Management
13 16 (5.48%) Business Analysis
13 16 (5.48%) Programme Management
14 14 (4.79%) DevOps
14 14 (4.79%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.48%) Java
2 15 (5.14%) SQL
3 12 (4.11%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.40%) PHP
5 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.40%) Python
6 4 (1.37%) C++
7 3 (1.03%) C#
7 3 (1.03%) JCL
7 3 (1.03%) Ruby
8 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.68%) Jython
8 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.34%) Perl
9 1 (0.34%) REXX
9 1 (0.34%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (4.11%) PMI Certification
5 11 (3.77%) Degree
5 11 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.77%) PMP
6 8 (2.74%) MCSE
6 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.71%) ISEB
7 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.37%) CCNA
8 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.37%) CISM
8 4 (1.37%) CISSP
9 3 (1.03%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.03%) MCP
10 2 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.16%) QA
2 7 (2.40%) SLA
3 5 (1.71%) COBIT
3 5 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) GMP
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (2.05%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.71%) Puppet
4 4 (1.37%) Nagios
5 3 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.03%) SCCM
5 3 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.68%) DameWare
6 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.34%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.34%) Legato
7 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) vMotion
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (13.70%) Oracle
2 39 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.93%) SAP
4 14 (4.79%) IBM
5 13 (4.45%) Cisco
6 9 (3.08%) HP
6 9 (3.08%) Splunk
6 9 (3.08%) VMware
7 5 (1.71%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.71%) Informatica
7 5 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.37%) Avaya
8 4 (1.37%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.37%) Citrix
8 4 (1.37%) Remedy
9 3 (1.03%) Apple
9 3 (1.03%) BMC
9 3 (1.03%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.03%) Juniper
9 3 (1.03%) Lotus
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