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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank - 61 46
Contract jobs citing MS Project 0 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.66% 3.72%
As % of the Applications category - 20.00% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 18
Median daily rate - £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.78% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +21.05%
MS Project
UK

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
42 65 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.62% 8.30% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 73
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £174 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Median hourly rate £12.70 £13.00 £10.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +19.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project 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 Wales region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 10 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 10 (83.33%) HL7
2 10 (83.33%) Test Management
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (66.67%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (50.00%) NHS
6 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) System Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
9 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (8.33%) SOAP
9 1 (8.33%) Web Services
9 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (8.33%) SQL
9 1 (8.33%) .NET
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (8.33%) MCAD
9 1 (8.33%) MCSD

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (83.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Management
3 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCAD
4 1 (8.33%) MCSD
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) HL7
2 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft