Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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 Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 75 66
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing Change Management 50 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.97% 1.64% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 1.95% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 29
Wales median daily rate £450 £490 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +36.11% +10.77%
10th Percentile £341 £229 £150
90th Percentile £600 £657 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Wales median hourly rate - £26.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -46.97%
UK median hourly rate £26.23 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +27.95% -43.06% +43.31%

Change Management 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 1,464 1,076 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.88% 84.26% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,015 718 874
Wales median daily rate £425 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -0.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £278 £212 £186
90th Percentile £600 £563 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 49
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.85% +97.22% +15.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.25 £11.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £77.50 £60.25
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.08 £23.28
% change year-on-year +1.80% -0.86% +1.20%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Wales

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Wales

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Wales

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Wales

Change Management
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 Management within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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 +17 48 £450 +5.88% 10
North Wales -4 1 - - 3
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (28.00%) Project Management
5 10 (20.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (16.00%) NHS
6 8 (16.00%) Big Data
6 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (16.00%) Data Science
7 7 (14.00%) User Stories
7 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.00%) Windows
7 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (10.00%) VMware
10 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 4 (8.00%) SCOM

Change Management
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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) InVision
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) NAS
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) VLAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Big Data
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Front Office
3 3 (6.00%) Welsh Language
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Database Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (16.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) e-Health
3 1 (2.00%) LIMS
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) PACS
3 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Debian
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 10 (20.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Data Science
6 7 (14.00%) User Stories
7 6 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 4 (8.00%) Demand Management
9 4 (8.00%) ERP
9 4 (8.00%) Informatics
9 4 (8.00%) IT Strategy
9 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
9 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
9 4 (8.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) APMG
5 1 (2.00%) APMP
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.00%) HL7
4 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) PTC Integrity
3 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) BT
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Openreach
3 2 (4.00%) PTC
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Veeam
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Avaya
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow