Period
to 2 December 2020

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 2 December 2020 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
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 48 84
Rank change year-on-year -24 +36 -21
Contract jobs citing Change Management 53 201 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.36% 3.78% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 4.48% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 109 105
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £241 £261 £192
90th Percentile £614 £595 £633
England median daily rate £450 £460 £438
% change year-on-year -2.17% +5.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 10
Median hourly rate £20.25 £52.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £18.23 £22.75 £24.78
90th Percentile £44.08 £53.75 £53.88
England median hourly rate £30.98 £25.00 £24.91
% change year-on-year +23.92% +0.36% +35.55%

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 1,858 4,487 4,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.80% 84.41% 83.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,136 2,893 3,092
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £210 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 201 282
Median hourly rate £20.88 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.11% +7.95% -18.52%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.93
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +7.95% -4.79%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Change Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Change Management in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Change Management in the North West over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Change Management in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Change Management in the North West over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

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 2 December 2020. 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 +11 20 £450 +5.88% 12
Cheshire -9 16 £456 +7.35% 3
Lancashire +18 7 £250 -42.86% 3
Merseyside +11 4 £481 -3.75% 3
Cumbria -9 1 - - 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) User Experience
5 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.09%) Decision-Making
5 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.21%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma
6 7 (13.21%) Project Delivery
6 7 (13.21%) Coaching
6 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.21%) Business Transformation
7 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.32%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (11.32%) Business Case
7 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.32%) Service Design
7 6 (11.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.32%) Service Management
7 6 (11.32%) Windows
7 6 (11.32%) Cisco
7 6 (11.32%) Degree
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.43%) Brocade
8 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.43%) Migration

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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Azure
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Business Manager
3 5 (9.43%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Business Improvement Manager
5 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Change Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Process Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) User Experience
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.43%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (7.55%) NHS
5 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Robotics
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
1 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (18.87%) Project Management
2 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (15.09%) Decision-Making
3 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
4 7 (13.21%) Business Transformation
4 7 (13.21%) Coaching
4 7 (13.21%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (13.21%) Project Delivery
4 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Business Case
5 6 (11.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (11.32%) Service Design
5 6 (11.32%) Service Management
5 6 (11.32%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) C
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) C++
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) APMP
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) PMO
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) GxP
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Brocade
2 5 (9.43%) EMC
2 5 (9.43%) Emulex
2 5 (9.43%) IBM
3 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.89%) F5
4 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.89%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Samsung
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) SnapLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) Talend
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter