The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 59 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 9 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.27% 1.85% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.60% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £289 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -11.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £127 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £383 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
+12.02% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.72%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 423 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.82% 71.21% 67.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 285 241
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £21.15 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
South Wales -5 8 £330 -12.00%
West Wales -8 1 - - 1
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) P3O
6 3 (15.79%) MAPM
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) SAS
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) UML

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (5.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) RUP
5 2 (10.53%) DSDM
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MAPM
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix