Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 38 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing Change Management 38 59 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.99% 4.43% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 5.23% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 55
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £180 £298 £121
90th Percentile £563 £488 £494
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +135.53% -41.71%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.00 £14.43
90th Percentile £53.75 £35.00 £15.29
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 1,091 1,129 1,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.97% 84.70% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 809 918
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.60%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £245
90th Percentile £538 £619 £613
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 40 32
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £13.00 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -33.82% +12.24%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £38.93
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.29% +27.27% -27.03%

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 18 November 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
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 18 November 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
Warrington +3 18 £195 -54.12%
Chester -6 5 £420 +9.80% 2
Knutsford -16 5 £360 +2.86% 1
Macclesfield - 3 £525 - 3
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (36.84%) ITIL
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 11 (28.95%) Project Management
3 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Service Management
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) Office 365
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) HP
7 6 (15.79%) ITSM
7 6 (15.79%) User Stories
7 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
8 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (10.53%) SAP
9 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (10.53%) Degree
9 4 (10.53%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (7.89%) Banking
10 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management

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 (5.26%) Confluence
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) Extranet
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 9 (23.68%) Service Management
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (15.79%) ITSM
6 6 (15.79%) User Stories
7 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.89%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (5.26%) Migration
10 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Lotus
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Mitel
5 1 (2.63%) VMware