The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 3 months to 29 March 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.82% 3.85% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 4.80% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Median daily rate £438 £380 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.13% -43.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £255 £618
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.21% +7.14%  

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 267 271 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 83.70% 80.18% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 182 126
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Merseyside

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Merseyside

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Merseyside over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Merseyside

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Merseyside

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 8 £438 +2.94% 1
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Security Management
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Design

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) GitLab
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Improvement Manager
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 5 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
4 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GxP
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Acronis
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy
1 1 (6.67%) VMware