The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 20 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.14% 4.67% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 5.56% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 7
Median daily rate £383 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £313 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.30 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -10.00%  

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 774 855
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.18% 84.13% 84.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 562 514
Median daily rate £400 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Cheshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Management in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Cheshire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Cheshire

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Cheshire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Chester +15 5 £393 +4.66%
Warrington +16 3 £340 -15.00% 1
Knutsford +1 2 £475 +5.08% 1
Wilmslow - 1 - - 1
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Banking
5 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
5 7 (17.95%) Unix
5 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.38%) Linux
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle
6 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.38%) IVR
6 6 (15.38%) Data Structures
6 6 (15.38%) Coaching
6 6 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
7 5 (12.82%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (12.82%) People Management
7 5 (12.82%) Workflow
7 5 (12.82%) Windows
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Firewall
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
9 3 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (7.69%) GDPR

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) BGP
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) OSPF
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Telephony Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Geneos Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Telephony Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 6 (15.38%) IVR
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) iPhone
4 2 (5.13%) Life Science
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Unix
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.38%) Coaching
4 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 6 (15.38%) SDLC
5 5 (12.82%) People Management
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Workflow
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Control
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CISA
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) CRISC
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) GDPR
1 3 (7.69%) PMO
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) MiFID
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 3 (7.69%) Lotus
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Temenos
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago