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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 53 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.33% 2.82% 3.65%
As % of the Applications category 22.22% 21.95% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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
63 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.48% 12.85% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 46
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £160 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £438 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.60 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £20.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 29 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 29 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 -10 7 £300 -21.56% 1
Newport - 3 £425 -
MS Project
Wales

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) AS400
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) iSeries
8 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Project Planner
3 3 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) AS400
1 2 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) OS/400
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) RUP
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) COBOL
1 2 (11.11%) RPG
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Casewise