Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 20 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.97% 3.54% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.06% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 31
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £373 £376 £230
90th Percentile £638 £499 £489
North West median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +30.88% -6.44%
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 584 468 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.78% 87.31% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 246 398
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% -
10th Percentile £275 £304 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 80
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.00 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.79% +12.67% +19.81%
10th Percentile £10.47 £19.65 £13.43
90th Percentile £63.92 £52.65 £47.72
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 Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Lancashire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Lancashire

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Lancashire

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Lancashire

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire 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
Blackpool -16 13 £475 +8.57%
Preston +8 3 £401 -11.87%
Chorley - 3 £500 -
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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) ServiceNow
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) SFIA
6 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (20.00%) Data Management
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) IaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) PaaS
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Team Concert
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Change Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Change and Release Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Migration Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) SFIA
5 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) CCDP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GLP
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 13485
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) VMware