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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 64 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.17% 0.78% 3.36%
As % of the Applications category 1.96% 10.91% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 16
Median daily rate £110 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £22.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -12.50%
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
51 55 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.67% 7.19% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 65
Median daily rate £325 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £175 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Median hourly rate £12.20 £13.00 £10.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
South Wales -2 1 £110 -75.55%
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) HL7
2 10 (71.43%) Test Management
3 8 (57.14%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) NHS
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) System Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
9 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Release Management
9 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
9 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (71.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Lead Test Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Test Management
3 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.14%) MCAD
4 1 (7.14%) MCSD
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) HL7
2 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft