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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 62 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 2.17% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 20.63% 14.29% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £375 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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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
63 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.17% 15.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 31
Average daily rate £340 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £16.09 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 10 £425 +6.25% 3
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 37 (94.87%) Project Management
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 30 (76.92%) Finance
3 26 (66.67%) MS Office
4 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
5 14 (35.90%) Banking
6 12 (30.77%) Test Planning
7 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
7 11 (28.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (23.08%) AS400
8 9 (23.08%) UML
8 9 (23.08%) OO
8 9 (23.08%) TestDirector
8 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) CCA
9 8 (20.51%) .NET
9 8 (20.51%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (20.51%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
11 6 (15.38%) Degree
11 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
11 6 (15.38%) Content Management
11 6 (15.38%) J2EE
11 6 (15.38%) SOA
12 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
13 4 (10.26%) Business Development

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (66.67%) MS Office
2 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
3 11 (28.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (76.92%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Project Manager
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Project Planner
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.56%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.56%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) AS400
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) OS/400
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
3 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) UML
4 9 (23.08%) OO
5 8 (20.51%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (20.51%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
7 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 6 (15.38%) Content Management
7 6 (15.38%) SOA
8 4 (10.26%) Business Development
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 2 (5.13%) ERP
9 2 (5.13%) Service Management
9 2 (5.13%) ITSM
9 2 (5.13%) Change Management
9 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.56%) COBOL
1 1 (2.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) CCA
3 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (10.26%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
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