The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 15 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 67 70 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.75% 13.75% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.88% 19.83% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £274 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.54% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
Project Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
520 353 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.69% 69.35% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Wales region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -8 58 £350 -6.66% 20
West Wales +6 6 £435 +22.05% 3
North Wales - - - -
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 51 (38.93%) Finance
2 47 (35.88%) PRINCE2
3 45 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (31.30%) Security Cleared
5 34 (25.95%) SC Cleared
6 26 (19.85%) Scrum
7 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.79%) ISEB
8 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.27%) MS Project
9 18 (13.74%) Software Testing
10 17 (12.98%) ITIL
10 17 (12.98%) Service Management
11 16 (12.21%) Service Delivery
12 15 (11.45%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
13 14 (10.69%) MS Office
14 13 (9.92%) .NET
14 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
14 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (9.92%) ISTQB
15 12 (9.16%) TDD
15 12 (9.16%) Test Scripting
15 12 (9.16%) Kanban
15 12 (9.16%) Selenium
15 12 (9.16%) WebDriver
16 11 (8.40%) Open Source
16 11 (8.40%) Test Management
16 11 (8.40%) Load Testing
16 11 (8.40%) Subversion

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.82%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (15.27%) MS Project
2 14 (10.69%) MS Office
2 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.53%) Agresso
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Wireless
1 3 (2.29%) Network Security
2 2 (1.53%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) WAN
2 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) MPLS
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Selenium
1 12 (9.16%) WebDriver
2 11 (8.40%) Subversion
3 10 (7.63%) Bugzilla
3 10 (7.63%) JIRA
3 10 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.63%) TortoiseSVN
4 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.82%) TestNG
5 5 (3.82%) Maven
5 5 (3.82%) Ant
5 5 (3.82%) JUnit
5 5 (3.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.82%) JMeter
6 3 (2.29%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (38.93%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (43.51%) Project Manager
2 26 (19.85%) Analyst
3 10 (7.63%) Test Analyst
3 10 (7.63%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.11%) Tester
4 8 (6.11%) Service Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.05%) Developer
7 4 (3.05%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.05%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.05%) Capacity Analyst
8 3 (2.29%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (2.29%) Finance Project Manager
8 3 (2.29%) Programme Planner
8 3 (2.29%) CRM Project Manager
8 3 (2.29%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) .NET
2 10 (7.63%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.82%) HTML
4 3 (2.29%) HTML5
4 3 (2.29%) J2EE
5 2 (1.53%) CSS
5 2 (1.53%) XML
5 2 (1.53%) XHTML
5 2 (1.53%) Middleware
5 2 (1.53%) CSS3
6 1 (0.76%) Ajax
6 1 (0.76%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) AS400
1 11 (8.40%) Open Source
2 10 (7.63%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.29%) PMI
5 2 (1.53%) NHS
5 2 (1.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) iSeries
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) LIMS
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Life Science
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.76%) pSOS
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.88%) PRINCE2
2 45 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.85%) Scrum
4 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (13.74%) Software Testing
6 17 (12.98%) ITIL
6 17 (12.98%) Service Management
7 16 (12.21%) Service Delivery
8 12 (9.16%) TDD
8 12 (9.16%) Test Scripting
8 12 (9.16%) Kanban
9 11 (8.40%) Load Testing
9 11 (8.40%) Test Management
9 11 (8.40%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.40%) Automation Testing
10 10 (7.63%) Analytics
10 10 (7.63%) BDD
11 9 (6.87%) Coaching
11 9 (6.87%) Migration
12 8 (6.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.40%) C#
2 6 (4.58%) Java
3 5 (3.82%) SQL
4 3 (2.29%) C
5 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (31.30%) Security Cleared
2 34 (25.95%) SC Cleared
3 22 (16.79%) ISEB
4 13 (9.92%) ISTQB
4 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (7.63%) Degree
6 7 (5.34%) PMI Certification
7 6 (4.58%) PMP
8 5 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (2.29%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (2.29%) MAPM
9 3 (2.29%) CCA
9 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.53%) CCSP
10 2 (1.53%) CCNP
10 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.53%) CCSE
11 1 (0.76%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 7 (5.34%) SLA
3 5 (3.82%) P3O
4 3 (2.29%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.53%) HL7
6 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.76%) GxP
Systems Management
1 15 (11.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) HP
4 4 (3.05%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco
5 2 (1.53%) Nortel
5 2 (1.53%) Avaya
5 2 (1.53%) Juniper
5 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.53%) Radware
5 2 (1.53%) F5
6 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.76%) Ventyx
6 1 (0.76%) ESRI
6 1 (0.76%) Open Text
6 1 (0.76%) VMware
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago