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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 17 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 60 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.73% 12.47% 8.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.54% 19.31% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 22
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£350 £375 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £216 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £483 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £19.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.60 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -3.84%
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
443 259 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.25% 64.59% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 151 172
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £97.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 November 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 -5 39 £423 +12.66% 12
Newport -8 17 £338 -25.00% 3
Bridgend -4 1 - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 54 (46.15%) Finance
2 36 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
6 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.66%) ISEB
8 21 (17.95%) MS Office
9 20 (17.09%) MS Project
9 20 (17.09%) SC Cleared
10 19 (16.24%) Scrum
11 18 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
12 16 (13.68%) .NET
13 15 (12.82%) ITIL
13 15 (12.82%) Service Management
13 15 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (11.11%) ISTQB
14 13 (11.11%) Test Scripting
14 13 (11.11%) AS400
14 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
15 12 (10.26%) C#
15 12 (10.26%) Load Testing
15 12 (10.26%) Kanban
15 12 (10.26%) Selenium
15 12 (10.26%) WebDriver
15 12 (10.26%) Automation Testing
16 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
16 11 (9.40%) Degree
16 11 (9.40%) Test Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Office
2 20 (17.09%) MS Project
3 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
4 10 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.71%) Agresso
3 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
1 2 (1.71%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Selenium
1 12 (10.26%) WebDriver
2 11 (9.40%) Subversion
3 10 (8.55%) Bugzilla
3 10 (8.55%) JIRA
3 10 (8.55%) TortoiseSVN
3 10 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.13%) JMeter
5 6 (5.13%) JUnit
5 6 (5.13%) TestNG
6 5 (4.27%) Maven
6 5 (4.27%) TestDirector
6 5 (4.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (4.27%) Ant
7 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Project Manager
2 31 (26.50%) Analyst
3 11 (9.40%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Test Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Tester
6 7 (5.98%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.27%) Capacity Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Automation Tester
9 3 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) CRM Manager
9 3 (2.56%) QA Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.56%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) .NET
2 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.27%) J2EE
4 3 (2.56%) HTML
5 2 (1.71%) HTML5
6 1 (0.85%) CSS3
6 1 (0.85%) Middleware
6 1 (0.85%) XHTML
6 1 (0.85%) CSS
6 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) AS400
2 10 (8.55%) Client/Server
2 10 (8.55%) Open Source
3 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.56%) PMI
7 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.71%) iSeries
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) LIMS
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.71%) UNIX
3 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (16.24%) Scrum
5 18 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 15 (12.82%) ITIL
6 15 (12.82%) Service Management
7 13 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 12 (10.26%) Load Testing
8 12 (10.26%) Kanban
8 12 (10.26%) Automation Testing
9 11 (9.40%) Test Management
10 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
10 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.55%) TDD
10 10 (8.55%) Analytics
11 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.69%) BDD
11 9 (7.69%) CRM
12 8 (6.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.26%) C#
2 7 (5.98%) Java
3 5 (4.27%) SQL
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) PHP
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.66%) ISEB
3 20 (17.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 11 (9.40%) Degree
6 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (5.98%) PMI Certification
8 6 (5.13%) CCA
9 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (4.27%) PMP
10 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.85%) APMP
12 1 (0.85%) CAPM
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.85%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 3 (2.56%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.71%) P3O
5 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.85%) HL7
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) HP
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) SAP
4 2 (1.71%) Informatica
4 2 (1.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Ventyx
5 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.85%) ESRI
5 1 (0.85%) Open Text
5 1 (0.85%) VMware
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Rate: £125 - £150 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £325 - £425 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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