The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 March 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 74 56
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 22 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.14% 0.87% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 1.03% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 4
Median daily rate £411 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +18.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £389 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +2.66% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 574 583 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.88% 84.86% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 399 312
Median daily rate £396 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Wales

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Wales

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Wales

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South Wales +35 22 £411 +9.66%
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
2 14 (41.18%) OOD
2 14 (41.18%) C++
2 14 (41.18%) UML
2 14 (41.18%) OO
2 14 (41.18%) SDLC
2 14 (41.18%) Multithreaded Programming
3 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
4 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) Intel Security
4 12 (35.29%) Firewall
5 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
6 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
7 7 (20.59%) ProxySG
7 7 (20.59%) F5
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) CCNP
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (14.71%) LAN
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
9 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
10 4 (11.76%) Finance
10 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (11.76%) Information Management
10 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) NHS
10 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
1 4 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (2.94%) MS Access
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Project Officer
5 4 (11.76%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Officer
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) DBA
8 1 (2.94%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) NHS
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 14 (41.18%) Multithreaded Programming
2 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
2 14 (41.18%) OO
2 14 (41.18%) OOD
2 14 (41.18%) SDLC
2 14 (41.18%) UML
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Information Management
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Robotic Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) C++
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) CCNP
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO13485
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
1 12 (35.29%) Intel Security
2 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
3 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
4 7 (20.59%) F5
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Blue Prism
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Green Hills
7 1 (2.94%) SAP