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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 73 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.83% 11.66% 8.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.89% 17.92% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 16
Average daily rate £396 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £289 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.54 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 212 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.70% 65.03% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 138 111
Average daily rate £396 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 15
Average hourly rate £26.25 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £10.69 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £17.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 46 £398 +6.13% 17
Newport 0 15 £350 -20.45% 1
Bridgend - 1 - - 3
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (59.70%) Finance
2 47 (35.07%) PRINCE2
3 37 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.87%) MS Project
5 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
6 29 (21.64%) MS Office
7 27 (20.15%) Banking
8 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
8 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
9 15 (11.19%) AS400
10 13 (9.70%) Scrum
11 11 (8.21%) PRINCE
11 11 (8.21%) Project Planning
11 11 (8.21%) Degree
12 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (7.46%) CCA
12 10 (7.46%) AIX
12 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
13 9 (6.72%) Migration
13 9 (6.72%) Change Management
13 9 (6.72%) UML
13 9 (6.72%) Windows
13 9 (6.72%) SQL
14 8 (5.97%) DSDM
14 8 (5.97%) UNIX
14 8 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
15 7 (5.22%) Network Architecture
15 7 (5.22%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (3.73%) OpenROAD
1 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.75%) Lync
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (26.87%) MS Project
2 29 (21.64%) MS Office
3 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
4 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Agresso
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) Ingres
1 5 (3.73%) DB2
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 80 (59.70%) Finance
2 27 (20.15%) Banking
3 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.22%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.99%) Legal
6 3 (2.24%) Retail
7 2 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Local Government
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (54.48%) Project Manager
2 20 (14.93%) Analyst
3 10 (7.46%) Change Manager
4 8 (5.97%) Applications Support
5 7 (5.22%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.22%) Business Change Manager
5 7 (5.22%) Business Manager
6 6 (4.48%) Business Project Manager
6 6 (4.48%) Business Change Project Manager
6 6 (4.48%) Architect
6 6 (4.48%) Change Project Manager
7 5 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.99%) Consultant
8 4 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.99%) Programme Planner
9 3 (2.24%) Finance Project Manager
9 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (2.24%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (2.24%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) Web Services
2 2 (1.49%) .NET
2 2 (1.49%) J2EE
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) AS400
2 5 (3.73%) iSeries
3 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.46%) AIX
2 9 (6.72%) Windows
3 8 (5.97%) UNIX
4 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.73%) Linux
5 5 (3.73%) OS/400
6 2 (1.49%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.07%) PRINCE2
2 37 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (9.70%) Scrum
4 11 (8.21%) PRINCE
4 11 (8.21%) Project Planning
5 9 (6.72%) UML
5 9 (6.72%) Change Management
5 9 (6.72%) Migration
6 8 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.97%) DSDM
7 7 (5.22%) ERP
7 7 (5.22%) Programme Management
7 7 (5.22%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.48%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.48%) CRM
8 6 (4.48%) OO
9 5 (3.73%) ITIL
9 5 (3.73%) Quality Management
9 5 (3.73%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.72%) SQL
2 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
2 5 (3.73%) COBOL
2 5 (3.73%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.21%) Degree
3 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (7.46%) CCA
4 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.22%) ISEB
6 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.49%) APMP
8 1 (0.75%) PMP
8 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCSE
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) P3O
2 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle
3 5 (3.73%) IBM
4 3 (2.24%) SAP
4 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.49%) HP
5 2 (1.49%) EMC
5 2 (1.49%) Thunderhead
5 2 (1.49%) Planview
6 1 (0.75%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.75%) Alterian
6 1 (0.75%) Northgate
6 1 (0.75%) Avaya
6 1 (0.75%) Informatica
6 1 (0.75%) Remedy
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