The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 49 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing Change Control 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.24% 0.53% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.70% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £268 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £202 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £334 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £28.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -5.73%
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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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
392 431 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.99% 75.75% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 267 144
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.40 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 3 £338 +82.43%
Newport - 3 £450 -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Change Control
Wales

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Ingres
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Ingres
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Lead
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Change Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos