Period
to 16 August 2018

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 6 months to 16 August 2018 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 65 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +18
Contract jobs citing Change Control 29 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.98% 1.99% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.34% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 18
Wales median daily rate £405 £406 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.18% +38.13% -9.62%
10th Percentile £334 £351 £162
90th Percentile £426 £435 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.06% +12.73% -8.33%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,292 1,024 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.01% 84.98% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 721 639
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £178 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £532
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 53
Wales median hourly rate £14.23 £25.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.73% +47.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.23 £10.05
90th Percentile £39.53 £77.50 £61.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -14.23% +4.19% +8.47%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
South Wales -19 24 £405 -0.18% 2
West Wales - 1 £525 -
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 18 (62.07%) C++
1 18 (62.07%) UML
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
1 18 (62.07%) Multithreading
1 18 (62.07%) Multithreaded Programming
2 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (58.62%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (44.83%) OO
3 13 (44.83%) OOD
4 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Green Hills
7 5 (17.24%) Subversion
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.24%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) MISRA C
7 5 (17.24%) MISRA
8 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
8 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (13.79%) Terraform
8 4 (13.79%) Runbook
8 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) Server Management
8 4 (13.79%) Build Automation

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 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) OpenVPN
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
1 4 (13.79%) Automotive
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineer
2 16 (55.17%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) System Design Authority
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Multithreaded Programming
1 18 (62.07%) Multithreading
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
1 18 (62.07%) UML
2 17 (58.62%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (44.83%) OO
3 13 (44.83%) OOD
4 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) Static Code Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Build Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Runbook
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Server Management
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C++
2 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
2 4 (13.79%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) CLAS
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) MISRA
1 5 (17.24%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.45%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Terraform
2 2 (6.90%) Kibana
2 2 (6.90%) logstash
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Green Hills
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) New Relic
5 2 (6.90%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos