The median contractor rate for a Change Manager was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 89 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 10 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.95% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.00% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £394 £538 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.74% +38.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £393 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £678 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.47% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £32.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -17.44% -34.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1256 1697 1545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.86% 94.54% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 982 808
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 48
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Change Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Change Manager in Manchester

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Manager in Manchester

Change Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Manager in Manchester

Change Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Manager in Manchester

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Change Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Change Manager in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (13.64%) Facilities Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) DSDM
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Back Office
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco

Change Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) BGP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (4.55%) IGRP
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
1 1 (4.55%) OSPF
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Facilities Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) Conceptual Models
7 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Transition Management
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) APMG
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) F5
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) Juniper