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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Management
England / North West
Rank 60 52 63
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 75 126 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.93% 3.28% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 3.98% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 48
Median daily rate £363 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £26.83 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.92% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -20.21% +19.27%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2106 3169 2731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.33% 82.55% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1905 1506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 128 128
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +5 31 £363 -27.50% 13
Cheshire +17 19 £278 -14.61% 4
Merseyside -4 9 £438 +15.13% 2
Lancashire +7 8 - - 5
Cumbria -9 1 - -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 97 (45.54%) ITIL
2 49 (23.00%) Finance
3 45 (21.13%) Problem Management
4 43 (20.19%) PRINCE2
5 41 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (18.78%) Service Management
6 40 (18.78%) Project Management
6 40 (18.78%) Microsoft
7 39 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (17.37%) Windows
9 31 (14.55%) Incident Management
9 31 (14.55%) Open Source
10 30 (14.08%) Oracle
10 30 (14.08%) Data Management
11 28 (13.15%) MS Excel
12 27 (12.68%) Security Cleared
13 26 (12.21%) SaaS
13 26 (12.21%) PaaS
13 26 (12.21%) IaaS
13 26 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (11.74%) Release Management
15 23 (10.80%) ITSM
16 22 (10.33%) Linux
16 22 (10.33%) Unix
16 22 (10.33%) Process Improvement
17 21 (9.86%) Migration
18 20 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (9.39%) DevOps
19 19 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
20 18 (8.45%) Management Information System

Change Management
Top Related 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 12 (5.63%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (5.16%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.69%) IBM Notes
4 9 (4.23%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.35%) Apache
6 5 (2.35%) IIS
7 4 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.88%) JBoss
7 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.41%) nginx
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.98%) MS Office
2 17 (7.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (6.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.76%) SAP MII
3 8 (3.76%) SAP PP
3 8 (3.76%) SAP PP-PI
4 7 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.47%) Primavera
8 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.21%) IaaS
1 26 (12.21%) PaaS
1 26 (12.21%) SaaS
2 7 (3.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Trello
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) DNS
2 5 (2.35%) SSL
3 4 (1.88%) Firewall
3 4 (1.88%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.88%) LAN
3 4 (1.88%) LDAP
3 4 (1.88%) WAN
4 3 (1.41%) DHCP
4 3 (1.41%) Network Security
5 2 (0.94%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.94%) NAS
5 2 (0.94%) SAN
5 2 (0.94%) Skype
5 2 (0.94%) SMTP
5 2 (0.94%) VPN
6 1 (0.47%) BGP
6 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.47%) IPsec
6 1 (0.47%) OSPF
6 1 (0.47%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.10%) Oracle Database
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.94%) Big Data
9 2 (0.94%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.47%) Essbase
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) JIRA
1 2 (0.94%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.47%) eCATT
2 1 (0.47%) ERwin
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) GitLab
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.47%) Log4j
2 1 (0.47%) LSMW
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 49 (23.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.29%) Banking
3 7 (3.29%) General Ledger
4 6 (2.82%) Retail
5 5 (2.35%) Back Office
5 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.88%) Marketing
7 3 (1.41%) Local Government
7 3 (1.41%) Publishing
7 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (28.17%) Analyst
2 23 (10.80%) Change Manager
3 22 (10.33%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.98%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.51%) Operations Engineer
5 16 (7.51%) Service Analyst
6 14 (6.57%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (6.10%) DBA
8 12 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) Business Manager
9 10 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (4.23%) Business Change Manager
10 9 (4.23%) Consultant
10 9 (4.23%) SAP Analyst
10 9 (4.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.76%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
11 8 (3.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) SAP XI
2 7 (3.29%) .NET
2 7 (3.29%) Middleware
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.41%) Web Services
5 2 (0.94%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) JAX-RPC
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) MDX
6 1 (0.47%) REST
6 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.47%) WSDL
6 1 (0.47%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) XSL
6 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.63%) Tandem
4 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.76%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.82%) IVR
7 5 (2.35%) Life Science
8 4 (1.88%) iPhone
8 4 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.88%) Replication
8 4 (1.88%) User Experience
8 4 (1.88%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.41%) Clustering
9 3 (1.41%) Fintech
10 2 (0.94%) CMDB
10 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.94%) NHS
10 2 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.37%) Windows
2 22 (10.33%) Linux
2 22 (10.33%) Unix
3 14 (6.57%) Windows XP
4 12 (5.63%) AIX
4 12 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.69%) Windows 2000
6 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.29%) VME
8 4 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.94%) Solaris
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) OS/2
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (45.54%) ITIL
2 45 (21.13%) Problem Management
3 43 (20.19%) PRINCE2
4 41 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (18.78%) Project Management
5 40 (18.78%) Service Management
6 31 (14.55%) Incident Management
6 31 (14.55%) Open Source
7 30 (14.08%) Data Management
8 26 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (11.74%) Release Management
10 23 (10.80%) ITSM
11 22 (10.33%) Process Improvement
12 21 (9.86%) Migration
13 20 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (9.39%) DevOps
14 17 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (7.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 15 (7.04%) ERP
17 14 (6.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.23%) Java
1 9 (4.23%) Python
2 8 (3.76%) Perl
3 7 (3.29%) SQL
4 6 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.82%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.35%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.88%) C++
6 4 (1.88%) Ruby
7 3 (1.41%) C
7 3 (1.41%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) R
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.10%) ISEB
4 11 (5.16%) Degree
5 5 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.35%) MCP
6 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.94%) APMP
8 2 (0.94%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.94%) MCITP
8 2 (0.94%) MCSE
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CCIE
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.47%) PMP
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) SLA
2 9 (4.23%) PMO
3 7 (3.29%) QA
4 6 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.41%) COBIT
6 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.94%) GDPR
6 2 (0.94%) MiFID
6 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.47%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (0.94%) MOM
2 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (0.94%) WSUS
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.47%) FreeIPA
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.08%) Oracle
3 14 (6.57%) SAP
4 10 (4.69%) Lotus
5 7 (3.29%) ICL
6 5 (2.35%) Cisco
6 5 (2.35%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.88%) Citrix
7 4 (1.88%) Fujitsu
7 4 (1.88%) IronPort
8 3 (1.41%) F5
8 3 (1.41%) VMware
9 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.94%) Intel
9 2 (0.94%) Kaseya
9 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.94%) Sophos
9 2 (0.94%) Symantec
9 2 (0.94%) Temenos
9 2 (0.94%) Trend Micro
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