Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Change Management 16 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.08% 3.93% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 4.87% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 3
Chester median daily rate £376 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -11.76% +240.00%
10th Percentile £286 £260 £348
90th Percentile £435 £451 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Chester median hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.25 £24.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £33.25 £35.75 £44.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £26.25 £22.54 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.46% -35.60% -

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 227 308 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 86.31% 80.63% 87.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 258 230
Chester median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £255 £252 £296
90th Percentile £488 £488 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 27
Chester median hourly rate £15.75 £20.89 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.61% -24.04% -21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.54 £14.60
90th Percentile £36.80 £35.75 £51.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +69.01% +1.43% -36.36%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 21 July 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

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Chester over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Management in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
3 6 (37.50%) Coaching
3 6 (37.50%) IVR
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Workflow
4 5 (31.25%) People Management
4 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) BGP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) OSPF
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Telephony Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Implementation Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Implementation Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Telephony Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Support
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
2 6 (37.50%) IVR
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
4 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Coaching
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) People Management
2 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
2 5 (31.25%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP