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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 55 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Change Control 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.16% 1.58% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.01% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£400 £338 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -14.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
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
431 498 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.04% 78.55% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 317 146
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.30 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 22 May 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 +13 3 £325 +27.45%
Bridgend +10 1 £400 +14.28%
Newport -13 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £400 -
Change Control
Wales

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Ingres
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) Ingres
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Lead
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow