The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Change Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Manager
Rank 132 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 29 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.86% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 15
Median daily rate £425 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £357 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £510 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Change Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3687 3481 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.56% 94.72% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1960 1542
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 205 191
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Change Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Change Manager in the job title.

Change Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Change Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Change Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Change Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Change Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Change Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Change Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Change Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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 -9 7 £425 -5.55%
Lancashire - 7 £400 -
Cumbria -1 2 £540 +43.04%
Merseyside -9 1 - -
Cheshire -14 1 £514 +8.21% 1
Change Manager
England

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Change Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Change Manager in the job title.

1 36 (50.70%) Change Management
2 18 (25.35%) Project Management
2 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (21.13%) Finance
3 15 (21.13%) SAP
4 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle
5 9 (12.68%) ERP
6 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.27%) Retail
7 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
7 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
7 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
8 6 (8.45%) Business Transformation
9 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (7.04%) ITIL
9 5 (7.04%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.63%) Banking
10 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (4.23%) Change Control
11 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Back Office
11 3 (4.23%) Logistics
11 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce

Change Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Network Security
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.82%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Change Management
2 18 (25.35%) Project Management
2 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
4 9 (12.68%) ERP
5 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.45%) Business Transformation
8 5 (7.04%) ITIL
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
8 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.23%) Change Control
9 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.23%) Logistics
9 3 (4.23%) Service Management
9 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.82%) Human Resource Management
10 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) Java
1 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.82%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) GMP
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Val IT
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) SAP
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com