The first table below looks at the demand for P3O 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 P3O over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing P3O 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £575
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.20% 4.56% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 11
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £249 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £540 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
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P3O
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing P3O across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

P3O Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

P3O
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing P3O across the Wales region.

P3O Daily Rate Trend in Wales

P3O
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing P3O 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 P3O.

1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (60.00%) MAPM
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing P3O 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 P3O. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (60.00%) MAPM
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft