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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 44 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 18 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.82% 3.65% 4.68%
As % of the Applications category 21.95% 21.43% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
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£390 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
82 70 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.85% 17.03% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 29
Average daily rate £325 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £172 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.27 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £15.50 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -10 14 £383 +2.00% 1
Newport - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
MS Project
Wales

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (87.50%) Finance
2 34 (85.00%) Project Management
3 30 (75.00%) MS Office
4 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
5 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (35.00%) Banking
7 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
8 11 (27.50%) UML
8 11 (27.50%) OO
8 11 (27.50%) TestDirector
9 10 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (25.00%) Degree
9 10 (25.00%) AS400
10 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (22.50%) .NET
11 8 (20.00%) CCA
12 7 (17.50%) SOA
12 7 (17.50%) J2EE
12 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (17.50%) Content Management
12 7 (17.50%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (15.00%) Network Architecture
13 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
14 5 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (10.00%) Windows
15 4 (10.00%) Business Development
15 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
16 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
16 3 (7.50%) Project Planning

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (75.00%) MS Office
2 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) TestDirector
General
1 35 (87.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Project Manager
2 14 (35.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (2.50%) iSeries
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
3 1 (2.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Project Management
2 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (27.50%) UML
3 11 (27.50%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.50%) Content Management
5 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) SOA
5 7 (17.50%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Network Architecture
6 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Business Development
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) ERP
9 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) COBOL
1 1 (2.50%) RPG
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) CCA
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Planview
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
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