Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 16 54
Rank change year-on-year -23 +38 +8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 18 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.90% 9.48% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 11.16% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 48 16
Lancashire median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +23.19%
10th Percentile £100 £317 £268
90th Percentile £499 £556 £723
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Lancashire median hourly rate £63.52 £69.07 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.04% +174.96% -60.13%
10th Percentile £52.37 £34.79 £19.11
90th Percentile £68.39 £69.07 £34.63
North West median hourly rate £48.57 £26.75 £25.12
% change year-on-year +81.60% +6.47% -44.18%

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 380 502 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.25% 84.94% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 348 532
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +16.13%
10th Percentile £267 £213 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £662
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 81
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.90 £18.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.68 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.43 £30.15
% change year-on-year +2.33% -18.97% +72.29%

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 14 December 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Lancashire over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 December 2017. 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
Preston -3 9 £425 +15.65% 2
Blackpool -22 5 £426 +13.60% 1
Burnley - 1 £238 -
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 3 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) QA
3 3 (16.67%) Use Case
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking

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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ClearQuest
1 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) HR Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Life Science
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) OS/2
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Use Case
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cognos
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Kaseya
3 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec