The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 131 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 22 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.80% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.86% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 2
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£425 £430 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £258 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £28.49 -
% change year-on-year
+73.77% -
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
3401 2671 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.92% 92.39% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1385 1044
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 215 179
Average hourly rate £19.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Change Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 -12 8 £388 -18.42% 1
Cheshire -5 4 £475 +10.46% 4
Change Manager
England

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Change Manager in their job title 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 with Change Manager in their job title.

1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE
4 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (6.06%) Local Government
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) MS Office
7 2 (6.06%) Windows
7 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (3.03%) HTTP
8 1 (3.03%) SLA
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Change Manager in their job title 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 with Change Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Local Government
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) EAM
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) ITSM
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CIPD
3 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Cerner
2 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £45 - £54 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago