The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 2.67% 4.91%
As % of the Applications category 9.76% 24.39% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£250 £383 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.64% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £263 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.19% 10.96% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 32
Average daily rate £250 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £159 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Cardiff region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Cardiff region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) iSeries
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) AS400
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
5 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) LIMS
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) COBOL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) LIMS
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) OS/400
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) COBOL
1 2 (20.00%) RPG
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) APMG
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Casewise