The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 April 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
England / North East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 29 26
Rank change year-on-year -24 -3  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 23 75 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.48% 6.47% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 7.50% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 19
Median daily rate £375 £284 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.05% +13.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.62% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £26.50 £23.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.54% +11.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% -21.42%  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 577 1000 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.42% 86.28% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 637 340
Median daily rate £388 £330 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 34
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the North East

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the North East over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the North East

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the North East

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Tyne and Wear -25 17 £388 +37.16% 1
Durham +1 6 £195 -
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 North East region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 76 (76.00%) ITIL
2 55 (55.00%) Data Management
3 52 (52.00%) Unix
4 51 (51.00%) Problem Management
5 49 (49.00%) PRINCE2
5 49 (49.00%) Linux
6 48 (48.00%) Open Source
6 48 (48.00%) SaaS
6 48 (48.00%) PaaS
6 48 (48.00%) IaaS
7 43 (43.00%) Windows
8 42 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (41.00%) DevOps
9 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
10 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (38.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 38 (38.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 36 (36.00%) Service Management
13 35 (35.00%) ITSM
14 28 (28.00%) Oracle
15 27 (27.00%) AIX
16 25 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 21 (21.00%) SQL
18 20 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 19 (19.00%) Performance Tuning
19 19 (19.00%) Release Management
20 18 (18.00%) WebSphere
20 18 (18.00%) SLA
21 17 (17.00%) Windows XP
21 17 (17.00%) Windows 2000

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 18 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.00%) Tuxedo
2 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.00%) SAS
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.00%) Jetty
4 2 (2.00%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (38.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 38 (38.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (48.00%) IaaS
1 48 (48.00%) PaaS
1 48 (48.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) LDAP
2 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.00%) DHCP
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.00%) FTP
3 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) IPsec
3 2 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (13.00%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.00%) DB2
4 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (8.00%) Ingres
7 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (7.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (3.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (1.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) DBA
2 23 (23.00%) Operations Engineer
3 20 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 18 (18.00%) Administrator
5 16 (16.00%) Analyst
6 15 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
7 13 (13.00%) Support Analyst
8 10 (10.00%) Operational Support Analyst
8 10 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
9 8 (8.00%) Applications Support
10 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
11 6 (6.00%) PMO Manager
11 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
12 5 (5.00%) Ingres DBA
12 5 (5.00%) Operations Support Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) SQL DBA
13 4 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
13 4 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
14 3 (3.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (2.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.00%) Servlets
3 1 (1.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.00%) Tandem
4 5 (5.00%) CMDB
5 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Fintech
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (52.00%) Unix
2 49 (49.00%) Linux
3 43 (43.00%) Windows
4 27 (27.00%) AIX
5 17 (17.00%) Windows 2000
5 17 (17.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.00%) VME
7 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.00%) MVS
9 3 (3.00%) zOS
10 1 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (76.00%) ITIL
2 55 (55.00%) Data Management
3 51 (51.00%) Problem Management
4 49 (49.00%) PRINCE2
5 48 (48.00%) Open Source
6 41 (41.00%) DevOps
7 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (36.00%) Service Management
9 35 (35.00%) ITSM
10 25 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 20 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (19.00%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (19.00%) Release Management
13 17 (17.00%) Incident Management
14 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 16 (16.00%) Project Management
15 14 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (11.00%) High Availability
17 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
18 8 (8.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) Perl
3 8 (8.00%) COBOL
4 7 (7.00%) Java
5 5 (5.00%) Python
5 5 (5.00%) Ruby
5 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.00%) VB
6 4 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CCNA
6 1 (1.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.00%) SLA
2 9 (9.00%) PMO
3 5 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.00%) QA
5 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Xen
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.00%) Puppet
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.00%) MOM
5 1 (1.00%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) HP
3 6 (6.00%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.00%) Informatica
5 2 (2.00%) CA
5 2 (2.00%) Capita
5 2 (2.00%) Google
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) WorldPay
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