Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 91 89
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 -32
Contract jobs citing Change Management 64 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.53% 2.13% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.56% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 42
Manchester median daily rate £413 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -9.38% -
10th Percentile £247 £204 £320
90th Percentile £538 £500 £584
North West median daily rate £431 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.81% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £25.00 £25.34 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -15.55% -
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £32.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year +10.32% -0.68% -32.16%

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 2,119 2,465 2,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.66% 83.25% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 1,593 1,528
Manchester median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £260 £275 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £585
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 95 89
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +23.58%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.83 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.00 £40.60
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £23.34 £21.78
% change year-on-year +7.11% +7.16% -1.00%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Manchester

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 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
Oldham -5 4 £275 +5.77%
Salford +13 3 - -
Bolton +6 3 £463 +25.00%
Stockport +3 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Project Management
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.75%) Finance
5 11 (17.19%) Service Management
5 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
7 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.94%) Firewall
8 7 (10.94%) BGP
8 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (10.94%) OSPF
8 7 (10.94%) LAN
8 7 (10.94%) DHCP
8 7 (10.94%) Azure
8 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
9 6 (9.38%) Office 365
9 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.38%) Project Planning
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (9.38%) MPLS
9 6 (9.38%) Migration
9 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (9.38%) Project Delivery
10 5 (7.81%) 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 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) assyst
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) AWS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) BGP
1 7 (10.94%) DHCP
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
1 7 (10.94%) LAN
1 7 (10.94%) OSPF
2 6 (9.38%) MPLS
3 5 (7.81%) PPP
3 5 (7.81%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (7.81%) VPN
3 5 (7.81%) VRRP
3 5 (7.81%) WAN
3 5 (7.81%) Wireless
4 4 (6.25%) WLAN
5 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) HSRP
6 2 (3.13%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.56%) DB2
1 1 (1.56%) Power BI
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Legal
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Advertising
4 3 (4.69%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.13%) Social Housing
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Project Manager
2 10 (15.63%) IT Manager
3 8 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Change Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.81%) IP Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL Change Manager
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Service Improvement Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (3.13%) CMDB
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Service Management
4 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
4 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.38%) Project Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.25%) Information Security
9 4 (6.25%) ITSM
9 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.81%) CCNA
4 3 (4.69%) CCIE
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) APMG
6 1 (1.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.56%) MBA
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) NCDA
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.56%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.56%) Icinga
2 1 (1.56%) Observium
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Cisco
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Huawei
3 5 (7.81%) Juniper
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Redback
3 5 (7.81%) ServiceNow
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.13%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.13%) Proofpoint
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Veritas
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) Cramer
6 1 (1.56%) McAfee
6 1 (1.56%) Meraki
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy