Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 August 2020 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 > Manchester
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 98 62
Rank change year-on-year +49 -36 +5
Contract jobs citing Change Management 25 47 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 2.64% 1.67% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.93% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 69
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £295 £261 £252
90th Percentile £695 £675 £600
North West median daily rate £450 £463 £406
% change year-on-year -2.70% +13.85% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £18.79
10th Percentile £17.75 - £17.54
90th Percentile £19.25 - £32.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £51.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% +105.00% -6.82%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 767 2,432 2,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.08% 86.36% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 1,606 1,804
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £217 £276 £263
90th Percentile £600 £596 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 87
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.62 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.32% -30.03% +28.38%
10th Percentile £10.59 £11.64 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £29.90 £40.80
Median hourly rate £22.81 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.78% +11.11% -35.71%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Change Management in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Change Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Change Management in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. 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
Altrincham +5 2 £363 +31.82%
Bolton +7 1 - -
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Service Management
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (28.00%) DHCP
6 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Juniper
7 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (24.00%) Firewall
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) Network Design
7 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (24.00%) Network Security
7 6 (24.00%) F5
7 6 (24.00%) SIEM
7 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (24.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (24.00%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 5 (20.00%) CISSP
8 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (20.00%) Legal

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security
2 6 (24.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Change and Release Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) FX Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Technician
5 1 (4.00%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) CMDB
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) Network Design
3 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) SIEM
3 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (16.00%) Project Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
2 5 (20.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.00%) VCP6
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (8.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (24.00%) F5
2 6 (24.00%) Juniper
2 6 (24.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (20.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.00%) Brocade
4 4 (16.00%) Emulex
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow