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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 22 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 29 54 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.13% 9.25% 13.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 11.34% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 61
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £276 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £448 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -1.42%
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
364 476 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.96% 81.51% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 377 352
Median daily rate £390 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £16.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 17 £275 -20.28% 2
Newport +19 8 £375 +7.14% 3
Bridgend - 1 - -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 27 (28.72%) PRINCE2
2 26 (27.66%) Finance
3 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
5 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.89%) Project Governance
7 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
8 12 (12.77%) ITIL
8 12 (12.77%) Scrum
8 12 (12.77%) Migration
9 11 (11.70%) MS Visio
9 11 (11.70%) Windows
9 11 (11.70%) MS Project
9 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
10 10 (10.64%) HL7
10 10 (10.64%) Test Management
10 10 (10.64%) NHS
11 9 (9.57%) ISEB
11 9 (9.57%) PHP
11 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
11 9 (9.57%) Functional Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (8.51%) Change Control
12 8 (8.51%) Moodle
12 8 (8.51%) HTML

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.51%) Apache
1 8 (8.51%) Moodle
2 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.70%) MS Project
2 11 (11.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.26%) OrCAD
4 3 (3.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) Skype
2 1 (1.06%) SNMP
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) VoIP
2 1 (1.06%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.26%) Selenium
3 3 (3.19%) WinRunner
4 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.06%) JMeter
5 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.06%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.26%) Automotive
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Project Manager
2 30 (31.91%) Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Lead Test Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Moodle Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Asset Management Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Software Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Implementation Project Manager
9 3 (3.19%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Programme Planner
9 3 (3.19%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) HTML
2 7 (7.45%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (1.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) RESTful
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) NHS
3 8 (8.51%) e-Learning
3 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.32%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.19%) AS400
5 3 (3.19%) CESG
5 3 (3.19%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Economics
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) ASIC
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.06%) Informatics
7 1 (1.06%) IPTV
7 1 (1.06%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) PRINCE2
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.89%) Project Governance
5 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
6 12 (12.77%) ITIL
6 12 (12.77%) Migration
6 12 (12.77%) Scrum
7 10 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (10.64%) Test Management
8 9 (9.57%) Functional Testing
8 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.51%) Change Control
9 8 (8.51%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.45%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.38%) Matrix Management
11 6 (6.38%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) PHP
2 5 (5.32%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) C
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) C++
4 1 (1.06%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) ISEB
3 9 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.45%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.19%) CISSP
6 3 (3.19%) CLAS
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
6 3 (3.19%) MAPM
7 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.13%) PMP
7 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) HL7
2 5 (5.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.19%) P3O
3 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) Firmware
1 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) HP
2 6 (6.38%) SAP
2 6 (6.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.13%) BMC
3 2 (2.13%) Citrix
3 2 (2.13%) IBM
3 2 (2.13%) Lotus
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) NetApp
3 2 (2.13%) Remedy
3 2 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Coverity