Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 37 22
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +26
Contract jobs citing Change Management 15 12 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.28% 2.43% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.87% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 45
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -3.91%
10th Percentile £359 £100 £315
90th Percentile £500 £488 £556
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £30.00 £25.12 £44.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.43% -43.91% +78.28%
10th Percentile £29.00 £25.12 £20.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £25.12 £69.07
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £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 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 559 418 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 84.95% 84.62% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 243 395
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £301 £250
90th Percentile £575 £569 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 62
Lancashire median hourly rate £37.63 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.47% +6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.14 £12.25
90th Percentile £58.43 £47.00 £59.31
North West median hourly rate £22.37 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.45% +42.70% -29.25%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -14 9 £475 +8.57%
Chorley - 3 £500 -
Preston +5 1 £355 -16.47% 1
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (26.67%) SFIA
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Identification
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) QA
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Change Manager
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Migration Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Training Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) SFIA
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Identification
4 4 (26.67%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GLP
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 13485
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow