The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 54 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 13 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.19% 1.39% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.75% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% +3.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £29.34
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -33.53%
Project Planning
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
470 515 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.12% 79.72% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 340 176
Average daily rate £360 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.95 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the South Wales region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the South Wales region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Planning
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 Planning within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +6 4 £265 -21.53%
Newport -9 4 £406 +407.81%
Project Planning
Wales

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
4 7 (36.84%) Ingres
4 7 (36.84%) AIX
5 6 (31.58%) Change Control
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) MS Project
6 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
6 5 (26.32%) Lotus
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Economics
8 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 2 (10.53%) Banking
10 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.26%) Service Management
10 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.26%) JBoss

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WildFly
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Ingres
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Project Planner
3 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Telemetry Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Economics
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
4 6 (31.58%) Change Control
5 5 (26.32%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) Lotus
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow