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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 41 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 147 108 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.91% 2.91% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 3.78% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 56 53
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £143 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.91 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -37.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -28.57%
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
3043 2858 2275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.95% 77.14% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1928 1694 1213
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 123 94
Median hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -5 59 £400 +6.66% 13
Cheshire +18 41 £400 -5.88% 2
Lancashire -2 19 £375 -3.84% 1
Merseyside -1 14 £356 -25.05% 2
Cumbria +12 6 £355 -29.70% 1
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 82 (29.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 76 (27.24%) Project Management
3 68 (24.37%) Finance
4 56 (20.07%) ITIL
5 42 (15.05%) PRINCE2
6 40 (14.34%) SAP
6 40 (14.34%) Oracle
7 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
7 39 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (13.62%) Security Cleared
9 36 (12.90%) SC Cleared
10 34 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (11.83%) Risk Management
12 30 (10.75%) Problem Management
13 29 (10.39%) ERP
14 26 (9.32%) Migration
14 26 (9.32%) Banking
15 25 (8.96%) Service Management
16 23 (8.24%) Windows
17 22 (7.89%) Unix
17 22 (7.89%) MS Excel
18 20 (7.17%) Programme Management
19 18 (6.45%) SQL Server
20 17 (6.09%) CRM
20 17 (6.09%) Incident Management
20 17 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
21 16 (5.73%) QA
21 16 (5.73%) SQL
22 15 (5.38%) MS Office
22 15 (5.38%) Information Security

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 (2.87%) IIS
2 7 (2.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.15%) GeoServer
4 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.43%) Apache
6 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) FileNet
7 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.36%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 22 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.38%) MS Office
3 9 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.72%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.08%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.72%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.72%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.36%) Maximo
6 1 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.36%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.51%) IaaS
2 6 (2.15%) PaaS
2 6 (2.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.94%) Firewall
2 6 (2.15%) SAN
3 5 (1.79%) SSL
4 3 (1.08%) DNS
4 3 (1.08%) Network Security
4 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.72%) FTP
5 2 (0.72%) HTTP
5 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.72%) Skype
5 2 (0.72%) VoIP
5 2 (0.72%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.36%) MPLS
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.51%) GIS
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.15%) QGIS
3 6 (2.15%) Spatial Data
3 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.43%) DB2
5 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.43%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.08%) Big Data
6 3 (1.08%) Siebel EIM
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) MS Access
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.15%) JIRA
2 4 (1.43%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.72%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.72%) Toad
4 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.36%) CMake
4 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.36%) Mockito
4 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.36%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.36%) WiX
General
1 68 (24.37%) Finance
2 26 (9.32%) Banking
3 8 (2.87%) Local Government
3 8 (2.87%) Retail
4 7 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.43%) Legal
8 3 (1.08%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Military
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (23.30%) Project Manager
2 61 (21.86%) Analyst
3 31 (11.11%) Change Manager
4 24 (8.60%) Business Analyst
4 24 (8.60%) Consultant
5 15 (5.38%) Developer
6 13 (4.66%) Programme Manager
7 11 (3.94%) Business Change Manager
7 11 (3.94%) Change Analyst
7 11 (3.94%) Project Change Manager
8 10 (3.58%) Change Consultant
9 9 (3.23%) Business Manager
9 9 (3.23%) Change Project Manager
10 8 (2.87%) HR Manager
11 7 (2.51%) Backup Specialist
11 7 (2.51%) IT Manager
11 7 (2.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 7 (2.51%) Senior Network Specialist
11 7 (2.51%) Service Analyst
11 7 (2.51%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.51%) .NET
1 7 (2.51%) Ajax
1 7 (2.51%) ASP.NET
1 7 (2.51%) jQuery
2 5 (1.79%) XML
3 3 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (1.08%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 2 (0.72%) CSS
4 2 (0.72%) HTML
4 2 (0.72%) Middleware
4 2 (0.72%) SOAP
4 2 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.36%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.36%) Spring
5 1 (0.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.87%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.87%) NHS
6 6 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.15%) User Experience
7 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
7 5 (1.79%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.43%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.43%) Life Science
9 3 (1.08%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.72%) Statistics
10 2 (0.72%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.72%) Tandem
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.24%) Windows
2 22 (7.89%) Unix
3 10 (3.58%) Linux
4 7 (2.51%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.15%) AIX
6 5 (1.79%) Solaris
7 4 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.72%) OS/2
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) HPUX
9 1 (0.36%) OS/390
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 76 (27.24%) Project Management
3 56 (20.07%) ITIL
4 42 (15.05%) PRINCE2
5 39 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (11.83%) Risk Management
7 30 (10.75%) Problem Management
8 29 (10.39%) ERP
9 26 (9.32%) Migration
10 25 (8.96%) Service Management
11 20 (7.17%) Programme Management
12 17 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (6.09%) CRM
12 17 (6.09%) Incident Management
13 15 (5.38%) Coaching
13 15 (5.38%) Data Migration
13 15 (5.38%) Information Security
13 15 (5.38%) Service Delivery
14 14 (5.02%) Business Analysis
14 14 (5.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.73%) SQL
2 14 (5.02%) Shell Script
3 13 (4.66%) Java
3 13 (4.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.94%) Python
5 9 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.87%) C#
7 6 (2.15%) PHP
8 3 (1.08%) JCL
8 3 (1.08%) Ruby
8 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.72%) Jython
9 2 (0.72%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.66%) Degree
4 12 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.30%) PMI Certification
4 12 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.94%) PMP
6 10 (3.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.51%) BC Cleared
7 7 (2.51%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.15%) MCSE
8 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.08%) CISM
9 3 (1.08%) CISSP
9 3 (1.08%) ISEB
10 2 (0.72%) CCNA
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.72%) MCP
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.73%) QA
2 8 (2.87%) SLA
3 5 (1.79%) COBIT
3 5 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.72%) P3O
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) GMP
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.36%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.51%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (2.15%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.79%) Puppet
4 3 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (1.08%) Nagios
4 3 (1.08%) SCCM
5 2 (0.72%) DameWare
5 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.36%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.36%) Legato
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (14.34%) Oracle
1 40 (14.34%) SAP
2 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.94%) IBM
4 9 (3.23%) HP
4 9 (3.23%) Splunk
5 7 (2.51%) Informatica
6 6 (2.15%) VMware
7 5 (1.79%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.79%) Siebel
8 3 (1.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco
8 3 (1.08%) Citrix
8 3 (1.08%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.08%) Juniper
8 3 (1.08%) Remedy
9 2 (0.72%) Actimize
9 2 (0.72%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.72%) SaltStack
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