The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 35 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.59% 7.62% 2.83%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 43.10% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 5
Average daily rate £300 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £323 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
105 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.95% 17.68% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 18
Average daily rate £225 £329 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.55% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £182 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £90.00 £12.68 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+610.05% -9.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £14.75 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Project
Wales

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -23 11 £195 -51.25% 5
Newport -7 5 £300 -26.38% 2
Caerphilly - - - -
MS Project
Wales

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 38 (66.67%) Project Management
2 37 (64.91%) Finance
3 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 33 (57.89%) MS Office
4 29 (50.88%) MS Excel
5 19 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 13 (22.81%) AS400
6 13 (22.81%) Banking
7 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.54%) Windows
9 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) Network Architecture
10 8 (14.04%) Degree
10 8 (14.04%) CRM
10 8 (14.04%) SQL
10 8 (14.04%) CCA
11 7 (12.28%) TestDirector
11 7 (12.28%) Financial Institution
11 7 (12.28%) .NET
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
11 7 (12.28%) UML
11 7 (12.28%) OO
12 6 (10.53%) XML
12 6 (10.53%) DOM
12 6 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (10.53%) SOAP
12 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.53%) GAP Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (57.89%) MS Office
2 29 (50.88%) MS Excel
3 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) TestDirector
2 6 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (64.91%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.77%) Legal
5 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Project Support Officer
3 6 (10.53%) Project Officer
4 4 (7.02%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) CRM Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Programme Planner
4 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Project Planner
6 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Junior
7 1 (1.75%) Systems Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) SOAP
2 6 (10.53%) XML
2 6 (10.53%) DOM
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) AS400
2 4 (7.02%) Data Conversion
3 3 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) AIX
3 3 (5.26%) OS/400
4 2 (3.51%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Project Management
2 19 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.04%) CRM
4 8 (14.04%) Network Architecture
5 7 (12.28%) UML
5 7 (12.28%) OO
6 6 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Matrix Management
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Web Development
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) System Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) COBOL
4 3 (5.26%) RPG
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) CCA
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) MCAD
4 4 (7.02%) MCSD
4 4 (7.02%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) P3O
2 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) Planview
3 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
4 1 (1.75%) Primavera
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