Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 39 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +20
Contract jobs citing Change Management 57 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.17% 3.92% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 4.66% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 50
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £192 £135 £255
90th Percentile £513 £475 £493
North West median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.52 £26.25 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +16.46% -35.60%
10th Percentile £18.22 £19.25 £17.18
90th Percentile £42.50 £33.25 £34.25
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £26.83 £22.54
% change year-on-year -6.82% +19.03% -28.22%

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 1,173 1,031 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.81% 84.30% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 726 1,092
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £11.02 £12.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £62.25 £51.00 £44.35
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -34.03% +30.91% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -1 18 £425 +12.96% 2
Warrington +6 13 £310 +121.43% 2
Knutsford -4 12 £360 -24.21% 2
Macclesfield - 3 £475 - 2
Crewe - 2 £330 -
Widnes - 1 £450 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £475 -
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 27 (47.37%) ITIL
2 23 (40.35%) Finance
3 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (29.82%) Project Management
6 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.81%) Windows
7 13 (22.81%) Linux
8 11 (19.30%) Unix
8 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (17.54%) SDLC
9 10 (17.54%) Service Management
10 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle
10 9 (15.79%) Project Planning
10 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.04%) User Stories
11 8 (14.04%) ITSM
12 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.28%) Banking
12 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
13 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (10.53%) RUP
13 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
14 5 (8.77%) ProxySG
14 5 (8.77%) Firewall
14 5 (8.77%) Scrum

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 (3.51%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (8.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
1 5 (8.77%) WAN
2 4 (7.02%) DMZ
2 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.26%) BGP
3 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
3 3 (5.26%) LAN
3 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 3 (5.26%) OSPF
3 3 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.51%) FTP
4 2 (3.51%) Skype
4 2 (3.51%) SSH
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) MPLS
5 1 (1.75%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Delivery Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Project Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Release Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) ISPF
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Ajax
2 1 (1.75%) Django
2 1 (1.75%) JSON
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) PMI
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Unix
3 4 (7.02%) AIX
3 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) ITIL
2 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (29.82%) Project Management
4 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (17.54%) SDLC
6 10 (17.54%) Service Management
7 9 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.04%) ITSM
8 8 (14.04%) User Stories
9 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.53%) RUP
11 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
11 5 (8.77%) Release Management
11 5 (8.77%) Scrum
11 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) JCL
1 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) GxP
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.51%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.51%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
3 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco
3 5 (8.77%) F5
3 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
3 5 (8.77%) Juniper
4 4 (7.02%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) Lotus
6 2 (3.51%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) Ariba
7 1 (1.75%) FireEye
7 1 (1.75%) Mitel
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow