Period
to 28 February 2020

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 6 months to 28 February 2020 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
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 73 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -25
Contract jobs citing Change Control 10 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.12% 1.76% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.08% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 15
South Wales median daily rate £225 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +1.89% -6.47%
Wales median daily rate £225 £405 £398
% change year-on-year -44.44% +1.89% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £18.87 -
Wales median hourly rate - £13.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year - -61.52% +3.94%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 701 1,201 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 78.68% 84.40% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 862 705
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £251 £288 £206
90th Percentile £574 £607 £531
Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 36
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £22.01 £19.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.85% +10.59% -20.40%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £44.11 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £18.87 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.64% -5.65% -4.76%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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 6 months to 28 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -13 6 £225 -44.44% 2
Cardiff +22 3 £425 +8.97% 7
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Change Control
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Architectural Design
5 1 (10.00%) Proactive Maintenance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix