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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Wales / South Wales
Rank 13 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 41 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.72% 11.44% 8.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 12.87% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 23
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £271 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £54.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +111.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%

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
437 513 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.30% 88.91% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 374 247
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 32 £314 -10.35% 3
Newport -11 6 £369 +1.02%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 33 (39.76%) PRINCE2
2 23 (27.71%) Business Analysis
3 21 (25.30%) Finance
4 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.69%) Service Management
6 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
7 16 (19.28%) NHS
8 14 (16.87%) ITIL
9 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
10 12 (14.46%) ISEB
10 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
10 12 (14.46%) MS Project
10 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
11 11 (13.25%) ITIL V3
12 10 (12.05%) Degree
12 10 (12.05%) Change Management
13 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.84%) Use Case
13 9 (10.84%) Translating Business Requirements
14 8 (9.64%) Release Management
14 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
14 8 (9.64%) Scrum
14 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
15 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
15 7 (8.43%) SQL
15 7 (8.43%) XML
15 7 (8.43%) Informatics
16 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
16 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.23%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (7.23%) JCAPS
1 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Project
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
1 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Project Manager
2 24 (28.92%) Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.02%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Consultant
6 4 (4.82%) Product Specialist
6 4 (4.82%) Programme Planner
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Support Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) XML
2 6 (7.23%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (6.02%) XSLT
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
2 16 (19.28%) NHS
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (3.61%) PMI
5 2 (2.41%) ASIC
5 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.20%) CESG
6 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) pSOS
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
1 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) SUSE
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) PRINCE2
2 23 (27.71%) Business Analysis
3 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.69%) Service Management
5 14 (16.87%) ITIL
6 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.25%) ITIL V3
8 10 (12.05%) Change Management
9 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.84%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (10.84%) Use Case
10 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
10 8 (9.64%) Release Management
10 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.64%) Scrum
11 7 (8.43%) Informatics
11 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.02%) Information Management
12 5 (6.02%) ITSM
12 5 (6.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) ISEB
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.61%) PMP
5 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.20%) APMP
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
6 1 (1.20%) CLAS
6 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) HL7
2 4 (4.82%) P3O
3 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.61%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) KVM
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Fiorano
2 6 (7.23%) IBM
2 6 (7.23%) InterSystems
3 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) NetApp
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Avaya