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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 46 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Change Control 5 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.05% 1.04% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.33% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£400 £456 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +34.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £401 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £511 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £371 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.18 £27.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -14.72%
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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
347 375 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.75% 77.64% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 229 148
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £15.63 £40.00 £12.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +226.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.20 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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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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
Newport +5 3 £450 -14.28%
Cardiff +1 1 £350 -9.67% 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Change Control
Wales

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) Ingres
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Ingres
3 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Office Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow