The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 30 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.58% 12.85% 16.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.22% 16.25% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 16
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£390 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £125 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £35.05
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.99%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 283 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.47% 79.05% 66.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 201 74
Average daily rate £350 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.34 £27.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
4 9 (16.36%) MS Project
5 8 (14.55%) MS Office
5 8 (14.55%) Banking
6 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.73%) UML
6 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
7 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
7 6 (10.91%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.91%) Coaching
8 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.09%) .NET
8 5 (9.09%) AS400
8 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.27%) Document Management
9 4 (7.27%) CRM
9 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
9 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
9 4 (7.27%) Degree
10 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
10 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.45%) iSeries
10 3 (5.45%) Data Protection

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Project
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
3 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Agresso
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) VLAN
3 1 (1.82%) Softswitch
3 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Principal Software Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Project Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
4 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
4 3 (5.45%) DBA
4 3 (5.45%) Development Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
4 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Security Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Finance Project Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) XHTML
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) AS400
2 3 (5.45%) iSeries
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Economics
4 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) UNIX
1 3 (5.45%) OS/400
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
2 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) Scrum
4 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
4 7 (12.73%) UML
5 6 (10.91%) OO
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.91%) Coaching
6 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.27%) Document Management
7 4 (7.27%) CRM
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) Service Management
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Content Management
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) COBOL
1 3 (5.45%) RPG
1 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.64%) PMP
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) CCA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Alterian
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Avaya
4 1 (1.82%) Informatica
4 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.82%) Sage
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata