The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 35 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Change Control 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.63% 0.37% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 0.52% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £238 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £30.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +10.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
278 193 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.16% 71.48% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 146 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Control across the Cardiff region.

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Cardiff region.

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control.

1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) DTS
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) DTS
5 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) CCA
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Thunderhead
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) SAP