The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 82 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.85% 14.11% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.45% 20.07% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 25
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 289 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.67% 70.32% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 182 191
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 60 £383 +2.00% 11
Newport -11 12 £325 -16.23%
Bridgend -4 1 - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 98 (62.42%) Finance
2 53 (33.76%) PRINCE2
3 52 (33.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
5 36 (22.93%) Banking
6 35 (22.29%) MS Office
7 34 (21.66%) MS Project
8 25 (15.92%) MS Excel
9 22 (14.01%) Security Cleared
10 17 (10.83%) MS PowerPoint
10 17 (10.83%) Windows
11 16 (10.19%) AS400
12 14 (8.92%) UML
12 14 (8.92%) PRINCE
13 13 (8.28%) Scrum
13 13 (8.28%) Degree
14 12 (7.64%) Windows 7
14 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (7.64%) CCA
14 12 (7.64%) ITIL
14 12 (7.64%) .NET
15 11 (7.01%) OO
15 11 (7.01%) TestDirector
15 11 (7.01%) Risk Management
15 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
16 10 (6.37%) Risk Analysis
16 10 (6.37%) Project Planning
16 10 (6.37%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.37%) Service Management
16 10 (6.37%) GAP Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.18%) OpenROAD
3 4 (2.55%) IIS
3 4 (2.55%) SAS
4 3 (1.91%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Lync
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (22.29%) MS Office
2 34 (21.66%) MS Project
3 25 (15.92%) MS Excel
4 17 (10.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Agresso
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) WAN
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.18%) Ingres
2 3 (1.91%) DB2
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.64%) Big Data
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.55%) JIRA
2 4 (2.55%) Selenium
2 4 (2.55%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.91%) JUnit
3 3 (1.91%) TestNG
3 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.91%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (1.91%) JMeter
3 3 (1.91%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.91%) Subversion
4 2 (1.27%) Maven
4 2 (1.27%) Ant
4 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 98 (62.42%) Finance
2 36 (22.93%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
4 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Billing
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (56.69%) Project Manager
2 31 (19.75%) Analyst
3 12 (7.64%) Business Analyst
4 7 (4.46%) Support Analyst
4 7 (4.46%) Applications Support
5 6 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (3.18%) Change Manager
6 5 (3.18%) Business Change Manager
6 5 (3.18%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (3.18%) Architect
6 5 (3.18%) Business Manager
6 5 (3.18%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (3.18%) Business Change Project Manager
6 5 (3.18%) Change Project Manager
7 4 (2.55%) Project Analyst
7 4 (2.55%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (2.55%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (2.55%) Tester
7 4 (2.55%) Consultant
7 4 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) .NET
2 7 (4.46%) J2EE
3 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) AS400
2 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.18%) iSeries
4 3 (1.91%) Open Source
5 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.64%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.83%) Windows
2 12 (7.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.10%) AIX
3 8 (5.10%) UNIX
4 5 (3.18%) Linux
5 3 (1.91%) OS/400
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.76%) PRINCE2
2 52 (33.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (8.92%) UML
3 14 (8.92%) PRINCE
4 13 (8.28%) Scrum
5 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.64%) ITIL
6 11 (7.01%) OO
6 11 (7.01%) Risk Management
7 10 (6.37%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.37%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (6.37%) Service Management
7 10 (6.37%) Project Planning
7 10 (6.37%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (5.73%) Network Architecture
8 9 (5.73%) Quality Management
8 9 (5.73%) Migration
9 7 (4.46%) Content Management
9 7 (4.46%) SOA
9 7 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) SQL
2 4 (2.55%) C#
2 4 (2.55%) Java
3 3 (1.91%) RPG
3 3 (1.91%) COBOL
3 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.28%) Degree
3 12 (7.64%) CCA
4 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (3.82%) ISEB
8 3 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.91%) MAPM
9 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) APMP
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.64%) PMP
9 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.64%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) SLA
1 5 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.91%) P3O
3 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.82%) Oracle
3 5 (3.18%) SAP
3 5 (3.18%) IBM
4 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.91%) Thunderhead
5 2 (1.27%) Planview
5 2 (1.27%) EMC
5 2 (1.27%) Informatica
6 1 (0.64%) Avaya
6 1 (0.64%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.64%) Remedy
South Wales
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: none
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £38 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 21 days ago