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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 40 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.56% 0.47% 1.23%
As % of the Applications category 14.71% 4.55% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £338 £247 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.77% +64.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
MS Project
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
34 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.63% 10.28% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 29
Median daily rate £168 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) NHS
4 3 (27.27%) Informatics
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISMS
5 2 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) LIMS
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) .NET

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Director
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Controller
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Informatics
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) ISMS
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCAD
1 1 (9.09%) MCSD
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft