The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 3 months to 29 April 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 21 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.44% 6.81% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 8.44% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year - +2.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% -21.42%  

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 99 154 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 81.82% 80.63% 87.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 125 146
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 15
Median hourly rate £26.84 £24.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.68% -30.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £16.30 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Chester

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Management in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Chester

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Chester over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Chester

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (60.00%) IVR
1 6 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (50.00%) People Management
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Legal

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Telephony Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Telephony Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Structures
1 6 (60.00%) IVR
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Coaching
1 5 (50.00%) People Management
1 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
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