Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -29 +11 +20
Contract jobs citing Change Management 160 283 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.80% 4.13% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 4.92% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 200 136
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -1.27%
10th Percentile £290 £227 £209
90th Percentile £560 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% -18.39% -44.18%
10th Percentile £28.05 £14.43 £21.35
90th Percentile £67.71 £69.07 £43.22
England median hourly rate £17.38 £34.08 £25.12
% change year-on-year -49.01% +35.66% +0.48%

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 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -13 69 £400 -5.88% 17
Cheshire -5 58 £383 +2.00% 8
Lancashire -18 14 £375 -
Merseyside -13 6 £538 +50.98% 1
Cumbria -2 5 £425 - 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 59 (36.88%) Finance
2 57 (35.63%) ITIL
3 31 (19.38%) Unix
3 31 (19.38%) Project Management
4 27 (16.88%) Banking
5 26 (16.25%) Windows
6 24 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 24 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (11.88%) Migration
8 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (10.63%) Problem Management
10 17 (10.63%) Windows Server
11 16 (10.00%) Linux
12 15 (9.38%) Oracle
12 15 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (9.38%) Juniper
12 15 (9.38%) ITSM
13 14 (8.75%) Active Directory
13 14 (8.75%) IBM
13 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
14 13 (8.13%) CCNA
14 13 (8.13%) Firewall
14 13 (8.13%) Service Management
14 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
14 13 (8.13%) PowerShell
15 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared
15 12 (7.50%) Workflow
15 12 (7.50%) CheckPoint

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 10 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.13%) IIS
6 4 (2.50%) CMS
6 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.88%) JBoss
7 3 (1.88%) SAS
8 2 (1.25%) Apache
8 2 (1.25%) Confluence
8 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (1.25%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.25%) SAP EWM
3 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.63%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) IaaS
2 2 (1.25%) PaaS
2 2 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) Firewall
2 12 (7.50%) DNS
3 11 (6.88%) MPLS
4 10 (6.25%) DHCP
5 9 (5.63%) VLAN
5 9 (5.63%) WAN
6 8 (5.00%) Junos
6 8 (5.00%) LAN
7 7 (4.38%) ADSL
7 7 (4.38%) ISDN
8 6 (3.75%) OSPF
9 5 (3.13%) IGMP
9 5 (3.13%) NAS
9 5 (3.13%) SAN
9 5 (3.13%) SNMP
9 5 (3.13%) SSL
9 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.50%) Network Security
10 4 (2.50%) VPN
11 3 (1.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) JIRA
2 4 (2.50%) MSI
3 2 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.25%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.25%) CMake
3 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.25%) Gradle
3 2 (1.25%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.25%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.25%) TestComplete
3 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.25%) WiX
4 1 (0.63%) eCATT
4 1 (0.63%) LSMW
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (36.88%) Finance
2 27 (16.88%) Banking
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 9 (5.63%) Back Office
5 8 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.13%) Legal
7 5 (3.13%) Marketing
7 5 (3.13%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.50%) Local Government
9 3 (1.88%) Billing
10 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.25%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (17.50%) Analyst
2 19 (11.88%) Project Manager
3 17 (10.63%) Network Engineer
4 15 (9.38%) Consultant
5 13 (8.13%) Business Analyst
6 12 (7.50%) Change Manager
7 10 (6.25%) Administrator
7 10 (6.25%) Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Architect
8 9 (5.63%) Programme Manager
9 7 (4.38%) ServiceNow Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Business Manager
10 6 (3.75%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.75%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Support Manager
10 6 (3.75%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) Middleware
2 8 (5.00%) Web Services
3 7 (4.38%) REST
4 5 (3.13%) SOAP
5 4 (2.50%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.88%) CSS
7 2 (1.25%) .NET
7 2 (1.25%) HTML
7 2 (1.25%) ISPF
7 2 (1.25%) Java EE
7 2 (1.25%) JSF
7 2 (1.25%) JSON
7 2 (1.25%) JSP
7 2 (1.25%) Servlets
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.13%) CMDB
6 4 (2.50%) HACMP
6 4 (2.50%) Replication
7 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.88%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.88%) Life Science
8 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.25%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.25%) FMCG
8 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.25%) Social Media
8 2 (1.25%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.38%) Unix
2 26 (16.25%) Windows
3 17 (10.63%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.00%) Linux
5 10 (6.25%) AIX
6 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.25%) Android
7 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) OS/2
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.63%) ITIL
2 31 (19.38%) Project Management
3 24 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 24 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (11.88%) Migration
5 18 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.63%) Problem Management
7 15 (9.38%) ITSM
8 13 (8.13%) Service Management
9 12 (7.50%) Workflow
10 11 (6.88%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.25%) ERP
11 10 (6.25%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.00%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.38%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.38%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.38%) SDLC
14 6 (3.75%) Network Design
14 6 (3.75%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.13%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.88%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.38%) SQL
4 6 (3.75%) Java
5 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.25%) C#
7 2 (1.25%) C++
7 2 (1.25%) Groovy
7 2 (1.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (8.13%) CCNA
2 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.88%) CCNP
5 7 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.50%) CISSP
7 4 (2.50%) Degree
7 4 (2.50%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.88%) CCIE
8 3 (1.88%) MCP
8 3 (1.88%) MCSE
8 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.25%) CCDP
9 2 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.25%) CISM
9 2 (1.25%) ISEB
9 2 (1.25%) MCSA
9 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) GDPR
1 3 (1.88%) QA
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.50%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (1.25%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.63%) GPFS
6 1 (0.63%) iptables
6 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 5 (3.13%) WSUS
2 4 (2.50%) SCCM
3 2 (1.25%) PowerBroker
4 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.63%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (9.38%) Juniper
1 15 (9.38%) Oracle
2 14 (8.75%) IBM
2 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.50%) CheckPoint
4 11 (6.88%) Cisco
4 11 (6.88%) SAP
5 10 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 9 (5.63%) VMware
7 6 (3.75%) Snow
8 4 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.50%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.88%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.88%) Cognos
9 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.88%) Redback
9 3 (1.88%) Splunk
10 2 (1.25%) CyberArk
10 2 (1.25%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.25%) Lotus