Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 53 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing Change Management 33 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.77% 3.11% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 3.62% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 50
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +47.19% -23.00%
10th Percentile £160 £259 £120
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
North West median hourly rate £29.99 £32.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year -7.73% +21.52% -20.76%

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 1,020 1,133 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.50% 85.96% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 804 759
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £222
90th Percentile £574 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 38
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £19.00 £20.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.37% -8.71% +17.12%
10th Percentile £17.43 £10.79 £13.93
90th Percentile £45.50 £38.75 £44.11
North West median hourly rate £24.63 £23.17 £25.87
% change year-on-year +6.27% -10.44% -13.34%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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
Warrington +2 14 £160 -62.35% 1
Knutsford -15 4 - -
Crewe +1 3 £365 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £525 -
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
3 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) SLA
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 8 (24.24%) Office 365
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
5 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (21.21%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.21%) Lotus
5 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
5 7 (21.21%) MCP
5 7 (21.21%) IBM Notes
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Python
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) MySQL

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 7 (21.21%) IBM Notes
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Extranet
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Django Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Ajax
1 5 (15.15%) Django
1 5 (15.15%) JSON
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Android
4 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) MVS
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
3 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 8 (24.24%) Service Management
5 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.21%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Android Development
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) iOS Development
7 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
9 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
1 5 (15.15%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) JCL
2 1 (3.03%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MCP
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.03%) EnCase
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Lotus
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Cellebrite
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) IBM