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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 24 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 46 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.19% 9.01% 10.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 11.32% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 37
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £437 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £28.60
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.94%
Project Management
Wales

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
535 468 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.59% 79.59% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 374 304
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.02 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 36 £381 +12.96% 6
Newport -7 3 £575 +33.72%
Neath Port Talbot -3 1 £275 -
Bridgend -5 1 £450 -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.39%) PRINCE2
4 19 (23.17%) Business Analysis
5 17 (20.73%) ISEB
6 15 (18.29%) Management Information System
6 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
7 14 (17.07%) NHS
8 13 (15.85%) Service Management
9 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.20%) Scrum
10 10 (12.20%) ITIL
10 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (10.98%) Use Case
12 8 (9.76%) Project Governance
12 8 (9.76%) SAP
12 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.76%) Change Management
12 8 (9.76%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.54%) Migration
13 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.54%) HP
13 7 (8.54%) WinRunner
13 7 (8.54%) HP UFT
13 7 (8.54%) Change Control
13 7 (8.54%) Gherkin
13 7 (8.54%) Cucumber

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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.10%) MS Project
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 4 (4.88%) Broadband
2 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.66%) LAN
3 3 (3.66%) SAN
3 3 (3.66%) VoIP
4 2 (2.44%) SNMP
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) BGP
5 1 (1.22%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.22%) Firewall
5 1 (1.22%) HSRP
5 1 (1.22%) Intranet
5 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.22%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) TACACS
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.66%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Cucumber
1 7 (8.54%) HP UFT
1 7 (8.54%) Selenium
1 7 (8.54%) WinRunner
2 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.44%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Analyst
1 23 (28.05%) Project Manager
2 19 (23.17%) Business Analyst
3 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (7.32%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Consultant
5 4 (4.88%) Architect
5 4 (4.88%) Product Specialist
5 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (3.66%) Test Automation Consultant
6 3 (3.66%) Test Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.44%) IT Director
7 2 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.07%) NHS
3 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.54%) Informatics
5 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.88%) AS400
6 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.66%) CESG
7 3 (3.66%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.22%) ASIC
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) SUSE
3 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) PRINCE2
3 19 (23.17%) Business Analysis
4 13 (15.85%) Service Management
5 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.20%) ITIL
6 10 (12.20%) Scrum
6 10 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (10.98%) Use Case
8 8 (9.76%) Change Management
8 8 (9.76%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.76%) Project Governance
8 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.54%) Change Control
9 7 (8.54%) Migration
9 7 (8.54%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.32%) PRINCE
11 5 (6.10%) Analytics
11 5 (6.10%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) C
2 2 (2.44%) C#
2 2 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) ISEB
2 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) Degree
4 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.32%) APMP
6 3 (3.66%) CISSP
6 3 (3.66%) CLAS
7 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.22%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.22%) PMP
8 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) P3O
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) SAP
2 7 (8.54%) HP
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) Citrix
3 3 (3.66%) NetApp
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) BT
4 2 (2.44%) Coverity
5 1 (1.22%) Avaya
5 1 (1.22%) F5
5 1 (1.22%) Genesys
5 1 (1.22%) Lotus
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore