Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 35 46
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 49 56 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.73% 4.48% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 5.43% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 54
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £195 £307 £156
90th Percentile £529 £488 £494
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +135.53% -57.54%
10th Percentile £18.46 £21.00 £14.43
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.00 £15.29
North West median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -23.57% +70.73% -18.39%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,146 1,031 1,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.28% 82.48% 86.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 720 1,062
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £544 £526 £594
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 43 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.75 £53.00 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -25.23% +39.53% -27.65%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 17 £425 +11.84%
Warrington +3 13 £223 -44.38%
Knutsford -7 8 £360 -24.21% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £440 - 2
Crewe - 2 £330 -
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Finance
3 16 (32.65%) Project Management
4 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (28.57%) Windows
6 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
7 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.41%) SDLC
10 9 (18.37%) Linux
10 9 (18.37%) Service Management
10 9 (18.37%) ITSM
10 9 (18.37%) Project Planning
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) User Stories
11 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (14.29%) HP
12 7 (14.29%) Unix
13 6 (12.24%) Banking
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (12.24%) RUP
13 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
13 6 (12.24%) Unified Communications
13 6 (12.24%) Office 365
13 6 (12.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (10.20%) Windows 10

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 2 (4.08%) Confluence
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Unified Communications
2 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) WAN
3 4 (8.16%) DMZ
4 3 (6.12%) BGP
4 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) Network Security
4 3 (6.12%) OSPF
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.08%) Skype
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Ajax
1 1 (2.04%) Django
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
5 10 (20.41%) SDLC
6 9 (18.37%) ITSM
6 9 (18.37%) Project Planning
6 9 (18.37%) Service Management
7 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (16.33%) User Stories
8 6 (12.24%) RUP
8 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
9 5 (10.20%) Supplier Management
10 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (8.16%) Release Management
10 4 (8.16%) Scrum
11 3 (6.12%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
3 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) GxP
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
4 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) F5
4 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
4 5 (10.20%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Mitel
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) VMware