Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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 Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 68 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +17
Contract jobs citing Change Management 50 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.00% 2.36% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.81% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 30
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.73% +11.15%
10th Percentile £316 £276 £291
90th Percentile £600 £610 £445
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Wales median hourly rate - £33.25 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.26% +135.47%
UK median hourly rate £24.91 £20.21 £32.66
% change year-on-year +23.26% -38.11% +30.00%

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 1,461 1,032 1,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.80% 84.04% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,024 693 853
Wales median daily rate £418 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.44% -3.75% +12.36%
10th Percentile £288 £181 £210
90th Percentile £576 £550 £575
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 53
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £20.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +14.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.55
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.79 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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 +8 48 £450 +14.65% 7
North Wales +1 1 - - 2
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
3 12 (24.00%) Finance
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (22.00%) Windows
5 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (16.00%) NHS
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
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%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
10 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.00%) PMO
10 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning
10 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 10 (20.00%) 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%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) 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
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
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 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Front Office
3 3 (6.00%) Welsh Language
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Local Government
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) 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%) Change Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Database Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Support 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%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
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%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Debian
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (16.00%) Data Science
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 7 (14.00%) User Stories
6 6 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.00%) ERP
8 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.00%) Informatics
8 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.00%) Security Management
9 3 (6.00%) Programme 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%) ITIL Certification
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%) MCP
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 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) BT
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) Openreach
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%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) PTC