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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 35 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.51% 2.30% 2.52%
As % of the Applications category 12.20% 13.51% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £375 £308 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £277 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £321 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

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 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.35% 17.05% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 28
Median daily rate £180 £318 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £405 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -28.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 25 February 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) NHS
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Informatics
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Design
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Director
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) LIMS
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (30.00%) Informatics
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle