Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 26 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 10 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.75% 2.97% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 3.66% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Chester median daily rate £383 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.57% +16.67% -37.50%
10th Percentile £335 £413 £328
90th Percentile £456 £481 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +36.00% -21.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.86 £23.20
% change year-on-year +135.53% -35.95% -48.44%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 134 191 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 77.01% 80.93% 89.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 168 172
Chester median daily rate £350 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £205 £234 £311
90th Percentile £476 £516 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 19
Chester median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.88% -17.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.45 £15.34
90th Percentile £34.00 £31.16 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) SAS
3 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management

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 4 (40.00%) SAS
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Project Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP