Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +10
Contract jobs citing Change Management 58 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.36% 4.83% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 5.62% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 40
Cheshire median daily rate £393 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -9.38% -
10th Percentile £293 £121 £286
90th Percentile £488 £488 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.86 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.53% -41.71% -43.34%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year +70.73% -18.39% -44.18%

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 1112 1245 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.55% 85.98% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 893 1159
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £279
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.80% +8.93% -4.19%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 £425 +54.55% 2
Knutsford -11 13 £350 -9.68% 1
Chester +17 12 £383 -12.57% 1
Wilmslow - 2 £383 -
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (39.66%) ITIL
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Unix
3 16 (27.59%) Banking
4 15 (25.86%) Linux
5 13 (22.41%) Windows
6 11 (18.97%) Oracle
6 11 (18.97%) Project Management
6 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (17.24%) Problem Management
8 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.07%) SDLC
8 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
8 7 (12.07%) Middleware
8 7 (12.07%) IBM
8 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
9 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 6 (10.34%) Mainframe
9 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
9 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
10 5 (8.62%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.62%) Migration
11 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
11 4 (6.90%) Firewall
11 4 (6.90%) MSI

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 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.90%) SAS
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
1 4 (6.90%) LAN
1 4 (6.90%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) ADSL
2 3 (5.17%) ISDN
2 3 (5.17%) MPLS
2 3 (5.17%) SSL
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) FTP
4 1 (1.72%) BGP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.72%) Junos
4 1 (1.72%) NAS
4 1 (1.72%) OSPF
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MSI
2 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.45%) CMake
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Gradle
2 2 (3.45%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) WiX
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 5 (8.62%) Administrator
2 5 (8.62%) Architect
2 5 (8.62%) Consultant
2 5 (8.62%) Geneos Consultant
2 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
2 5 (8.62%) Technical Architect
2 5 (8.62%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (8.62%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
3 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Office 365 Architect
3 4 (6.90%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Architect
4 3 (5.17%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Business Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.45%) ISPF
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Unix
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.90%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Project Management
2 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.24%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.07%) SDLC
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.90%) Release Management
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Change Control
7 3 (5.17%) Coaching
7 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.17%) IT Strategy
7 3 (5.17%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.90%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) C++
3 2 (3.45%) Groovy
3 2 (3.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
3 3 (5.17%) CCNP
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) CIPD
4 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.62%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) PowerBroker
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) IBM
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 3 (5.17%) Juniper
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.45%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.45%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus