Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 February 2018 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 West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 42 56
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 +13
Contract jobs citing Change Management 150 263 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.79% 4.44% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 5.27% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 192 130
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £280 £163 £218
90th Percentile £588 £494 £564
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 13
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £26.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.52% -2.75% -38.89%
10th Percentile £22.91 £26.22 £19.44
90th Percentile £67.03 £27.27 £68.56
England median hourly rate £21.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -42.47% +46.00% -14.07%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,489 4,994 6,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.42% 84.30% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,903 3,238 4,057
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £261 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 168 278
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.50 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.74% -8.79% +48.19%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Manchester -14 62 £400 +6.67% 26
Cheshire -22 41 £425 +47.19% 20
Lancashire -12 26 £500 +33.33% 4
Merseyside 0 10 £488 +26.62% 8
Cumbria - 3 £450 - 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 62 (41.33%) ITIL
2 50 (33.33%) Finance
3 43 (28.67%) Project Management
4 32 (21.33%) PRINCE2
4 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (16.67%) Unix
7 24 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 20 (13.33%) Windows
8 20 (13.33%) ITSM
9 19 (12.67%) Shell Script
10 16 (10.67%) Programme Management
10 16 (10.67%) Linux
10 16 (10.67%) Windows Server
11 14 (9.33%) SFIA
11 14 (9.33%) ServiceNow
11 14 (9.33%) Configuration Management
11 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
11 14 (9.33%) Service Management
11 14 (9.33%) Banking
12 12 (8.00%) Web Services
12 12 (8.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (8.00%) Incident Management
13 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.33%) Data Modelling
13 11 (7.33%) SQL
13 11 (7.33%) SAP
13 11 (7.33%) Workflow
14 10 (6.67%) Data Management

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.67%) CMS
2 4 (2.67%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.67%) SAS
3 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 2 (1.33%) JBoss
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.33%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.67%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.67%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) IaaS
1 9 (6.00%) PaaS
1 9 (6.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) SNMP
2 6 (4.00%) Firewall
2 6 (4.00%) FTP
3 5 (3.33%) WAN
4 4 (2.67%) ADSL
4 4 (2.67%) DNS
4 4 (2.67%) ISDN
4 4 (2.67%) LAN
4 4 (2.67%) MPLS
5 3 (2.00%) DHCP
5 3 (2.00%) NAS
5 3 (2.00%) SAN
6 2 (1.33%) Junos
6 2 (1.33%) Skype
6 2 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.67%) SMS
7 1 (0.67%) SSL
7 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (1.33%) MySQL
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.67%) MS Access
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) ClearQuest
1 4 (2.67%) JIRA
1 4 (2.67%) Rational Team Concert
1 4 (2.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.67%) eCATT
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) LSMW
2 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (9.33%) Banking
3 8 (5.33%) Back Office
4 7 (4.67%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.67%) Legal
7 4 (2.67%) Local Government
7 4 (2.67%) Marketing
7 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.33%) Electronics
9 2 (1.33%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.67%) Billing
10 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (18.00%) Analyst
2 26 (17.33%) Project Manager
3 17 (11.33%) Change Manager
4 14 (9.33%) Consultant
5 11 (7.33%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.33%) Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Business Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (4.67%) Administrator
8 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 7 (4.67%) ServiceNow Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
9 6 (4.00%) IT Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Support Manager
10 5 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) Web Services
2 10 (6.67%) Middleware
2 10 (6.67%) REST
3 8 (5.33%) SOAP
4 6 (4.00%) ISPF
5 3 (2.00%) CSS
5 3 (2.00%) JSON
6 2 (1.33%) .NET
6 2 (1.33%) HTML
6 2 (1.33%) Java EE
6 2 (1.33%) JSF
6 2 (1.33%) JSP
6 2 (1.33%) Servlets
7 1 (0.67%) Ajax
7 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.67%) Django
7 1 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.00%) Mainframe
4 8 (5.33%) CMDB
5 6 (4.00%) User Experience
6 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.00%) Life Science
8 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.33%) FMCG
8 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.33%) NHS
8 2 (1.33%) PMI
8 2 (1.33%) Replication
8 2 (1.33%) Social Media
9 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.67%) Unix
2 20 (13.33%) Windows
3 16 (10.67%) Linux
3 16 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.33%) AIX
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.00%) Android
6 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Solaris
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) ITIL
2 43 (28.67%) Project Management
3 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.33%) PRINCE2
4 26 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 20 (13.33%) ITSM
7 16 (10.67%) Programme Management
8 14 (9.33%) Configuration Management
8 14 (9.33%) Service Management
8 14 (9.33%) SFIA
9 12 (8.00%) Incident Management
10 11 (7.33%) Data Modelling
10 11 (7.33%) Workflow
11 10 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.67%) Data Management
11 10 (6.67%) Open Source
12 9 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.00%) Data Integration
12 9 (6.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) Shell Script
2 11 (7.33%) SQL
3 10 (6.67%) Java
3 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.00%) JCL
5 5 (3.33%) Python
6 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) COBOL
7 1 (0.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.00%) CCNP
3 9 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.33%) CCNA
5 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.67%) CCDP
6 4 (2.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (2.67%) CISM
6 4 (2.67%) CISSP
6 4 (2.67%) ISEB
7 2 (1.33%) CCIE
7 2 (1.33%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.33%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) HNC
8 1 (0.67%) MCP
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) PMO
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) GDPR
3 3 (2.00%) SLA
4 2 (1.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) iptables
5 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.67%) PowerBroker
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (9.33%) ServiceNow
2 12 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.33%) SAP
4 10 (6.67%) IBM
5 9 (6.00%) Cisco
5 9 (6.00%) Oracle
5 9 (6.00%) Snow
6 5 (3.33%) Juniper
7 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.67%) Lotus
7 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.67%) VMware
8 3 (2.00%) Cognos
9 2 (1.33%) Symantec
10 1 (0.67%) BEA
10 1 (0.67%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.67%) Citrix
10 1 (0.67%) NetApp
10 1 (0.67%) Redback
10 1 (0.67%) Remedy