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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 50 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 16 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.27% 3.29% 2.79%
As % of the Applications category 21.05% 22.35% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £378 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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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
76 85 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.76% 14.71% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 29
Average daily rate £325 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £184 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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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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 -14 12 £383 -0.32% 5
MS Project
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (83.33%) Project Management
2 35 (72.92%) Finance
3 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 30 (62.50%) MS Office
5 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
6 18 (37.50%) PRINCE2
7 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (29.17%) Banking
8 14 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
11 9 (18.75%) TestDirector
11 9 (18.75%) UML
11 9 (18.75%) OO
11 9 (18.75%) AS400
12 8 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (16.67%) .NET
12 8 (16.67%) CCA
12 8 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture
13 7 (14.58%) Project Planning
13 7 (14.58%) Degree
14 6 (12.50%) Content Management
14 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 6 (12.50%) SOA
14 6 (12.50%) J2EE
15 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
16 4 (8.33%) Business Development
16 4 (8.33%) QA

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (62.50%) MS Office
2 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
3 14 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) TestDirector
General
1 35 (72.92%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Project Manager
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Project Planner
4 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Project Officer
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.08%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) AS400
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Project Management
2 18 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.75%) UML
4 9 (18.75%) OO
5 8 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (14.58%) Project Planning
6 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture
7 6 (12.50%) Content Management
7 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 4 (8.33%) Business Development
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Transition Management
9 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.25%) ITSM
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) COBOL
1 1 (2.08%) RPG
1 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) CCA
4 7 (14.58%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Planview
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
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