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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 68 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.03% 2.10% 3.45%
As % of the Applications category 11.67% 19.35% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Average daily rate
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£264 £383 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.98% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £263 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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
60 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.80% 10.86% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 46
Average daily rate £250 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £145 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.63 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.61% +111.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -18 4 £250 -34.64% 1
Newport - 1 £425 -
MS Project
Wales

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) iSeries
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) AS400
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) PMP
7 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
7 2 (11.76%) NHS

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Planner
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) LIMS
2 2 (11.76%) AS400
2 2 (11.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) OS/400
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) COBOL
1 2 (11.76%) RPG
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Casewise