Period
to 17 December 2017

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 December 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 Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 63 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 -27
Contract jobs citing Change Management 20 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.62% 2.81% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 3.34% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 17
Wales median daily rate £425 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +11.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £217 £291 £283
90th Percentile £698 £489 £431
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £47.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% -23.64% -
UK median hourly rate £22.04 £36.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -38.78% +43.31% +11.64%

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 1024 1166 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 82.85% 83.95% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 832 929
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £238
90th Percentile £559 £574 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 53
Wales median hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.06% +12.50% -8.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.73 £10.40
90th Percentile £53.35 £61.38 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +15.38%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 -10 14 £425 +17.65% 3
Mid Wales - 2 £513 -
West Wales - 2 £750 -
North Wales - 2 £188 -
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Lotus
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) QA
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V

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 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Change Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Scrum Master
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CMDB
1 2 (10.00%) Handset
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Human Factors
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) MCDST
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) iptables
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
1 3 (15.00%) Lotus
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Avaya
2 2 (10.00%) BMC
2 2 (10.00%) NetApp
2 2 (10.00%) Nortel
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Panasonic
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec