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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 57 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.19% 3.28% 4.36%
As % of the Applications category 28.26% 23.33% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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
46 90 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.76% 14.04% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 47
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £443 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.60 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £20.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 7 £300 -21.56% 2
Newport -11 2 £418 -
MS Project
Wales

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
7 5 (22.73%) TestDirector
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) COBOL
8 4 (18.18%) RPG
8 4 (18.18%) DB2
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 4 (18.18%) OS/400
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
8 4 (18.18%) AS400
8 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) iSeries
9 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) QA

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) TestDirector
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planner
4 3 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) AS400
1 4 (18.18%) iSeries
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) OS/400
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
3 5 (22.73%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) RUP
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) COBOL
1 4 (18.18%) RPG
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) APMG
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Casewise