The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 48 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.10% 3.45% 2.72%
As % of the Applications category 19.35% 23.19% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 11
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£383 £384 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £314 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
MS Project
Wales

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

Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
62 69 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.86% 14.87% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 28
Average daily rate £320 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £198 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £15.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.83%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 10 £383 -1.29% 3
Newport - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
MS Project
Wales

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 33 (89.19%) Project Management
2 32 (86.49%) Finance
3 29 (78.38%) MS Office
4 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
5 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
6 14 (37.84%) Banking
7 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
8 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (24.32%) AS400
9 9 (24.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (24.32%) TestDirector
9 9 (24.32%) UML
9 9 (24.32%) OO
10 8 (21.62%) CCA
10 8 (21.62%) .NET
10 8 (21.62%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (21.62%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (18.92%) Degree
11 7 (18.92%) Network Architecture
12 6 (16.22%) Content Management
12 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) J2EE
12 6 (16.22%) SOA
13 5 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (10.81%) Business Development
15 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
15 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
15 3 (8.11%) Windows
15 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
16 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (78.38%) MS Office
2 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
3 9 (24.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (86.49%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Project Manager
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Project Officer
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) AS400
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Project Management
2 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (24.32%) UML
4 9 (24.32%) OO
5 8 (21.62%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Network Architecture
7 6 (16.22%) Content Management
7 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) SOA
8 4 (10.81%) Business Development
9 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.41%) Service Management
10 2 (5.41%) CRM
10 2 (5.41%) ERP
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.41%) Change Management
10 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) COBOL
1 1 (2.70%) RPG
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CCA
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Planview
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
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