The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Control
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 14 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.64% 3.38% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 4.28% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
Median daily rate £407 £288 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.39% -26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £172 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +29.09% -8.33%  

Change Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 374 484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.44% 79.07% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 267 373
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 18
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in South Wales

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in South Wales

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in South Wales

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in South Wales

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 5 £407 +47.81%
Caerphilly - 4 £435 -
Change Control
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 19 (52.78%) Multithreading
2 19 (52.78%) Multithreaded Programming
3 16 (44.44%) OOD
3 16 (44.44%) C++
3 16 (44.44%) UML
3 16 (44.44%) OO
4 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
6 11 (30.56%) SDLC
7 10 (27.78%) Green Hills
8 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.22%) Def Stans
9 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
9 7 (19.44%) MISRA
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (19.44%) Static Code Analysis
9 7 (19.44%) Subversion
9 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
10 6 (16.67%) OpenGL
10 6 (16.67%) McAfee
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco
10 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat
10 6 (16.67%) ProxySG
10 6 (16.67%) Firewall
10 6 (16.67%) F5
11 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.89%) Information Management

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (2.78%) MS Access
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Rational Rhapsody
1 7 (19.44%) Subversion
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 4 (11.11%) Automotive
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Project Officer
4 5 (13.89%) Project Support Officer
4 5 (13.89%) Support Officer
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 4 (11.11%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 19 (52.78%) Multithreaded Programming
2 19 (52.78%) Multithreading
3 16 (44.44%) OO
3 16 (44.44%) OOD
3 16 (44.44%) UML
4 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
4 11 (30.56%) SDLC
5 7 (19.44%) Static Code Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Information Management
6 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
7 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Line Management
9 2 (5.56%) Robotic Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) Def Stans
2 7 (19.44%) MISRA
2 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
3 2 (5.56%) QA
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 13485
4 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Green Hills
3 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) F5
3 6 (16.67%) McAfee
4 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
5 4 (11.11%) Intel
6 2 (5.56%) Blue Prism
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Avid
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) VMware