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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 53 92 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.64% 13.96% 13.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.75% 17.83% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 27
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£356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.07%
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
451 516 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.00% 78.30% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 327 162
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.25 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.75 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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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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 0 38 £356 -5.06% 3
Newport -25 6 £300 -13.04%
Torfaen - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £400 -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 46 (47.42%) Finance
2 26 (26.80%) PRINCE2
2 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.53%) SDLC
5 16 (16.49%) Risk Management
6 14 (14.43%) Banking
6 14 (14.43%) Scrum
7 13 (13.40%) .NET
8 12 (12.37%) MS Project
8 12 (12.37%) MS Office
8 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
9 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
10 10 (10.31%) Migration
11 9 (9.28%) Project Planning
11 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
11 9 (9.28%) ITIL
11 9 (9.28%) Service Management
12 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (8.25%) C#
12 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
12 8 (8.25%) UML
12 8 (8.25%) Change Control
12 8 (8.25%) Degree
13 7 (7.22%) Office 365
13 7 (7.22%) OO
13 7 (7.22%) IIS

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (7.22%) IIS
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Project
1 12 (12.37%) MS Office
2 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Agresso
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.03%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) LDAP
2 2 (2.06%) WAN
2 2 (2.06%) LAN
2 2 (2.06%) Intranet
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Wireless
2 2 (2.06%) Firewall
2 2 (2.06%) VLAN
3 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.03%) Softswitch
3 1 (1.03%) HSRP
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) VRRP
3 1 (1.03%) VoIP
3 1 (1.03%) ISDN
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) DB2
2 4 (4.12%) Ingres
3 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.03%) Firebird
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.06%) JMeter
2 2 (2.06%) Selenium
2 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
General
1 46 (47.42%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Local Government
7 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Project Manager
2 22 (22.68%) Analyst
3 9 (9.28%) Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
4 8 (8.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.12%) DBA
6 4 (4.12%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.12%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Project Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) .NET
2 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.15%) Entity Framework
3 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.15%) WCF
4 4 (4.12%) XML
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
5 3 (3.09%) HTML
6 2 (2.06%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) Middleware
7 1 (1.03%) XHTML
7 1 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) AS400
2 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.12%) iSeries
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) NHS
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) Economics
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.06%) BYOD
6 1 (1.03%) Life Science
6 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.03%) PACS
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) AIX
2 5 (5.15%) UNIX
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) OS/400
4 3 (3.09%) Windows
5 2 (2.06%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) PRINCE2
1 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.53%) SDLC
3 16 (16.49%) Risk Management
4 14 (14.43%) Scrum
5 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.31%) Migration
7 9 (9.28%) Project Planning
7 9 (9.28%) ITIL
7 9 (9.28%) Service Management
8 8 (8.25%) UML
8 8 (8.25%) Change Control
9 7 (7.22%) OO
10 6 (6.19%) DSDM
10 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.19%) Coaching
11 5 (5.15%) Time Management
11 5 (5.15%) MVC
11 5 (5.15%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) C#
2 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
3 4 (4.12%) RPG
3 4 (4.12%) SQL
3 4 (4.12%) COBOL
3 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.06%) Java
6 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (8.25%) Degree
4 5 (5.15%) MAPM
5 4 (4.12%) ISEB
6 2 (2.06%) CCNP
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) PMP
6 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.03%) APMG
7 1 (1.03%) APMP
7 1 (1.03%) MCTS
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CCA
7 1 (1.03%) CCNA
7 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) P3O
2 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) HL7
4 1 (1.03%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) IBM
3 3 (3.09%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco
4 2 (2.06%) Lotus
4 2 (2.06%) Sage
4 2 (2.06%) Alterian
5 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.03%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.03%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.03%) Casewise
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Teradata
5 1 (1.03%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.03%) Avaya
5 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint