The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 49 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.07% 7.13% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 22.58% 42.86% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £368 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
93 84 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.60% 16.63% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 26
Average daily rate £300 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.25 £14.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +3.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.90 £8.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £94.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
South Wales -32 11 £400 +6.66% 2
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing MS Project 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 MS Project.

1 23 (82.14%) Finance
2 18 (64.29%) Project Management
3 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (39.29%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 7 (25.00%) MS Office
10 5 (17.86%) UML
10 5 (17.86%) OO
11 4 (14.29%) AS400
11 4 (14.29%) TestDirector
12 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
12 3 (10.71%) Change Management
12 3 (10.71%) ISEB
12 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (10.71%) ITSM
12 3 (10.71%) Analytics
12 3 (10.71%) Transition Management
13 2 (7.14%) P3O
13 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
13 2 (7.14%) iSeries
13 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (7.14%) Banking
13 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
13 2 (7.14%) Content Management
13 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing MS Project 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 MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (82.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Planner
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) OS/400
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) pSOS
2 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Project Management
2 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
3 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (39.29%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (17.86%) UML
5 5 (17.86%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Transition Management
7 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Content Management
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) COBOL
1 2 (7.14%) RPG
1 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) P3O
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) GxP
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
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