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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 50 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Control 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.73% 0.87% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.24% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£325 £306 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £251 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £361 £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 £35.00 £30.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.38%
Change Control
Wales

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
432 323 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.61% 69.91% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 223 189
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £23.59 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
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 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 10 £325 +36.84%
Newport - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Change Control
Wales

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Cognos
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) ETL
7 3 (14.29%) SAS
7 3 (14.29%) VB
7 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (14.29%) DTS
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SAS
3 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) DTS
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos Powerplay
6 2 (9.52%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) RUP
6 2 (9.52%) DSDM
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) MAPM
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) CCA
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) ARCserve
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Thunderhead
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix