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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Wales / South Wales
Rank 46 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.68% 1.87% 2.08%
As % of the Applications category 12.33% 11.96% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Median daily rate £350 £304 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% -30.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +96.60%

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
73 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.59% 15.62% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 39
Median daily rate £175 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £405 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.75 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.95 £13.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 5 £375 +21.95%
Newport -2 2 - -
MS Project
Wales

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (53.33%) Programme Management
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) P3O
8 3 (20.00%) Informatics
8 3 (20.00%) NHS
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (20.00%) pSOS
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (13.33%) Information Management
9 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (13.33%) Coaching
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
10 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (6.67%) User Experience
10 1 (6.67%) People Management
10 1 (6.67%) Service Design
10 1 (6.67%) Big Data
10 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
10 1 (6.67%) Analytics
10 1 (6.67%) Information Governance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Planner
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Director
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) LIMS
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (53.33%) Programme Management
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Informatics
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 1 (6.67%) People Management
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Service Design
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle