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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank - 55 41
Contract jobs citing MS Project 0 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.64% 4.25%
As % of the Applications category - 19.15% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 17
Median daily rate - £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
35 47 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.69% 8.55% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 68
Median daily rate £375 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
2 10 (90.91%) MS Visio
2 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 10 (90.91%) HL7
2 10 (90.91%) Test Management
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) NHS
4 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) System Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (90.91%) Lead Test Analyst
2 10 (90.91%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
2 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Management
3 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) HL7
2 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft