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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 44 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.38% 15.34% 10.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.87% 19.43% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 19
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£375 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £352 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £490 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -5.79%
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
342 386 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.92% 78.94% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 237 144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.85 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -5 23 £395 +2.46% 11
Newport +2 13 £463 +4.99% 3
Caerphilly - 2 £363 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £375 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 2
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) Finance
3 35 (36.08%) PRINCE2
4 24 (24.74%) Scrum
5 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
5 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
6 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
7 16 (16.49%) ISEB
8 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
9 13 (13.40%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
10 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
10 12 (12.37%) MS Project
10 12 (12.37%) MS Office
10 12 (12.37%) ITIL
10 12 (12.37%) .NET
11 11 (11.34%) C#
11 11 (11.34%) Service Management
12 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
12 10 (10.31%) Migration
12 10 (10.31%) Analytics
13 9 (9.28%) Automation Testing
13 9 (9.28%) TDD
13 9 (9.28%) Subversion
13 9 (9.28%) ISTQB
13 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
13 9 (9.28%) Load Testing
13 9 (9.28%) Test Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) SAS
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Project
1 12 (12.37%) MS Office
2 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Google Apps
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) LDAP
2 2 (2.06%) Wireless
3 1 (1.03%) VLAN
3 1 (1.03%) HSRP
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) VRRP
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.06%) Ingres
2 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.06%) DB2
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.03%) Firebird
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Subversion
1 9 (9.28%) Selenium
1 9 (9.28%) WebDriver
2 8 (8.25%) Bugzilla
2 8 (8.25%) TortoiseSVN
2 8 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.25%) JIRA
2 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.12%) Ant
4 4 (4.12%) JUnit
4 4 (4.12%) JMeter
4 4 (4.12%) TestNG
4 4 (4.12%) Maven
5 3 (3.09%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (38.14%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (40.21%) Project Manager
2 21 (21.65%) Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.19%) Developer
5 5 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Tester
6 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.12%) DBA
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.09%) Principal Software Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.09%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.12%) HTML
4 2 (2.06%) XHTML
4 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.06%) XML
4 2 (2.06%) Middleware
4 2 (2.06%) HTML5
5 1 (1.03%) CSS3
5 1 (1.03%) J2EE
5 1 (1.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) AS400
1 9 (9.28%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.25%) Open Source
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) NHS
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) iSeries
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Life Science
6 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.03%) LIMS
6 1 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.09%) Android
1 3 (3.09%) UNIX
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
1 3 (3.09%) AIX
2 2 (2.06%) OS/400
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.08%) PRINCE2
3 24 (24.74%) Scrum
4 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
5 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.37%) ITIL
7 11 (11.34%) Service Management
8 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.31%) Migration
8 10 (10.31%) Analytics
9 9 (9.28%) Automation Testing
9 9 (9.28%) TDD
9 9 (9.28%) Load Testing
9 9 (9.28%) Test Management
9 9 (9.28%) Kanban
10 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.25%) BDD
11 7 (7.22%) Coaching
11 7 (7.22%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) C#
2 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 4 (4.12%) Java
4 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.06%) COBOL
5 2 (2.06%) C
5 2 (2.06%) RPG
5 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
3 16 (16.49%) ISEB
4 14 (14.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (9.28%) ISTQB
6 6 (6.19%) Degree
7 5 (5.15%) MAPM
7 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (4.12%) PMP
8 4 (4.12%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.03%) CAPM
10 1 (1.03%) VCP4
10 1 (1.03%) APMP
10 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.03%) CCA
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) P3O
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.06%) HL7
4 1 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.03%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) HP
3 3 (3.09%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.06%) IBM
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) Teradata
5 1 (1.03%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.03%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos
5 1 (1.03%) Dell
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Royal College of Nursing
Rate: £36,132 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago