The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 17 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 52 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.03% 13.20% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.38% 18.50% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 21
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
Project Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 319 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.92% 71.36% 70.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 221 192
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.29 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.13% -57.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.33 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.08 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the South Wales region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the South Wales region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Management
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 Project Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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 -2 42 £400 +6.66% 11
Newport -13 7 £350 -15.15% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 82 (57.75%) Finance
2 48 (33.80%) PRINCE2
3 46 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
6 33 (23.24%) MS Office
6 33 (23.24%) Banking
7 32 (22.54%) MS Project
8 25 (17.61%) Security Cleared
9 24 (16.90%) MS Excel
10 15 (10.56%) AS400
10 15 (10.56%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (9.86%) SC Cleared
11 14 (9.86%) Test Planning
11 14 (9.86%) Risk Management
11 14 (9.86%) Scrum
12 13 (9.15%) .NET
12 13 (9.15%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (8.45%) Degree
13 12 (8.45%) ITIL
13 12 (8.45%) PRINCE
13 12 (8.45%) Service Management
14 11 (7.75%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (7.75%) ISEB
14 11 (7.75%) UML
15 10 (7.04%) CCA
15 10 (7.04%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.04%) Network Architecture
16 9 (6.34%) Retail
16 9 (6.34%) Project Planning

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.23%) SAS
3 2 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) Lync
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (23.24%) MS Office
2 32 (22.54%) MS Project
3 24 (16.90%) MS Excel
4 15 (10.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Agresso
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) Internet
1 2 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) DB2
3 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) TestDirector
2 6 (4.23%) JIRA
2 6 (4.23%) Selenium
2 6 (4.23%) WebDriver
3 5 (3.52%) TestNG
3 5 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.52%) TortoiseSVN
3 5 (3.52%) Subversion
3 5 (3.52%) Bugzilla
3 5 (3.52%) JMeter
3 5 (3.52%) JUnit
4 4 (2.82%) Ant
4 4 (2.82%) Maven
4 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 82 (57.75%) Finance
2 33 (23.24%) Banking
3 9 (6.34%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (57.04%) Project Manager
2 30 (21.13%) Analyst
3 13 (9.15%) Business Analyst
4 5 (3.52%) Service Manager
4 5 (3.52%) Change Manager
4 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (3.52%) Architect
5 4 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (2.82%) Support Analyst
5 4 (2.82%) Tester
5 4 (2.82%) Project Analyst
5 4 (2.82%) Capacity Analyst
5 4 (2.82%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (2.11%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (2.11%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (2.11%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (2.11%) Change Analyst
6 3 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (2.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (2.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.15%) .NET
2 6 (4.23%) J2EE
3 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.41%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) AS400
2 9 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) Open Source
5 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.11%) iSeries
7 2 (1.41%) PMI
7 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) Informatics
8 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.11%) UNIX
4 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) AIX
5 1 (0.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) PRINCE2
2 46 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.86%) Test Planning
4 14 (9.86%) Risk Management
4 14 (9.86%) Scrum
5 13 (9.15%) Risk Analysis
6 12 (8.45%) ITIL
6 12 (8.45%) PRINCE
6 12 (8.45%) Service Management
7 11 (7.75%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (7.75%) UML
8 10 (7.04%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.04%) Network Architecture
9 9 (6.34%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.34%) OO
10 8 (5.63%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.63%) CRM
10 8 (5.63%) Change Control
11 7 (4.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.23%) C#
1 6 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (2.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) PHP
3 1 (0.70%) RPG
3 1 (0.70%) COBOL
3 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (17.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.45%) Degree
4 11 (7.75%) ISEB
5 10 (7.04%) CCA
6 8 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (4.93%) ISTQB
7 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.11%) MAPM
8 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) PMP
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.70%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.11%) P3O
3 3 (2.11%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle
3 6 (4.23%) SAP
4 3 (2.11%) Thunderhead
4 3 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (1.41%) Informatica
5 2 (1.41%) EMC
5 2 (1.41%) Planview
6 1 (0.70%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.70%) Ventyx
6 1 (0.70%) Open Text
6 1 (0.70%) ESRI
6 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
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