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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 66 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.22% 14.19% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.79% 18.45% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 23
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£375 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -5.79%
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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
516 439 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.07% 76.88% 70.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 266 172
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.90 £45.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.20 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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
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 5 March 2015. 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 -4 44 £375 -5.30% 17
West Wales +6 21 £388 +8.84% 3
North Wales -11 1 £300 +35.13% 5
Mid Wales - - - -
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.09%) PRINCE2
3 50 (38.76%) Finance
4 35 (27.13%) Security Cleared
5 30 (23.26%) SC Cleared
6 28 (21.71%) Scrum
6 28 (21.71%) ITIL
7 27 (20.93%) Service Management
8 25 (19.38%) Microsoft
8 25 (19.38%) Risk Management
9 22 (17.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
11 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (13.95%) ITSM
12 18 (13.95%) ISEB
13 16 (12.40%) MS Project
14 15 (11.63%) Software Testing
15 14 (10.85%) Migration
15 14 (10.85%) SLA
15 14 (10.85%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.08%) Open Source
16 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
16 13 (10.08%) MS Office
16 13 (10.08%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (10.08%) TDD
17 12 (9.30%) Subversion
17 12 (9.30%) Test Scripting
17 12 (9.30%) .NET
18 11 (8.53%) C#

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (10.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.33%) SAS
3 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Project
2 13 (10.08%) MS Office
3 11 (8.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) LDAP
1 3 (2.33%) Firewall
2 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.55%) Network Security
2 2 (1.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.78%) HSRP
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.78%) VLAN
3 1 (0.78%) VoIP
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) VRRP
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) Firebird
3 2 (1.55%) Ingres
3 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.55%) DB2
3 2 (1.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Subversion
2 11 (8.53%) JIRA
3 10 (7.75%) Selenium
3 10 (7.75%) WebDriver
4 9 (6.98%) TortoiseSVN
4 9 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.98%) Bugzilla
5 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.10%) Ant
7 4 (3.10%) JUnit
7 4 (3.10%) JMeter
7 4 (3.10%) Maven
7 4 (3.10%) TestNG
8 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 50 (38.76%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Banking
3 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Local Government
4 2 (1.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Front Office
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (36.43%) Project Manager
2 25 (19.38%) Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Service Manager
4 10 (7.75%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Test Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Tester
8 5 (3.88%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.10%) DBA
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (3.10%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Transition Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Project Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.30%) .NET
2 9 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.88%) HTML
4 4 (3.10%) XML
5 3 (2.33%) HTML5
5 3 (2.33%) JSON
6 2 (1.55%) VXML
6 2 (1.55%) Middleware
6 2 (1.55%) XHTML
6 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.55%) CSS
6 2 (1.55%) jQuery
6 2 (1.55%) CSS3
7 1 (0.78%) REST
7 1 (0.78%) Ajax
7 1 (0.78%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.08%) Open Source
3 9 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.98%) AS400
4 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.88%) NHS
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
6 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) IVR
7 2 (1.55%) iSeries
8 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
8 1 (0.78%) LIMS
8 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Linux
3 3 (2.33%) Android
3 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.33%) UNIX
3 3 (2.33%) AIX
4 2 (1.55%) OS/400
5 1 (0.78%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.09%) PRINCE2
3 28 (21.71%) Scrum
3 28 (21.71%) ITIL
4 27 (20.93%) Service Management
5 25 (19.38%) Risk Management
6 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
7 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (13.95%) ITSM
9 15 (11.63%) Software Testing
10 14 (10.85%) Migration
11 13 (10.08%) TDD
12 12 (9.30%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.75%) Kanban
13 10 (7.75%) Test Management
13 10 (7.75%) Analytics
14 9 (6.98%) Automation Testing
14 9 (6.98%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.98%) BDD
14 9 (6.98%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.53%) C#
2 10 (7.75%) SQL
3 7 (5.43%) C
4 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.65%) Java
5 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.55%) RPG
6 2 (1.55%) COBOL
7 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (27.13%) Security Cleared
2 30 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (17.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (13.95%) ISEB
5 13 (10.08%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (7.75%) ISTQB
7 9 (6.98%) Degree
8 5 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (3.88%) MAPM
8 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (3.10%) PMP
9 4 (3.10%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.33%) CCNP
10 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.55%) CCSP
11 2 (1.55%) CCSE
12 1 (0.78%) APMP
12 1 (0.78%) VCP4
12 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) SLA
2 7 (5.43%) P3O
3 5 (3.88%) QA
4 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.55%) HL7
5 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.78%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.65%) HP
3 4 (3.10%) Avaya
4 3 (2.33%) Google
4 3 (2.33%) SAP
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco
4 3 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.55%) Juniper
5 2 (1.55%) Nortel
5 2 (1.55%) Radware
5 2 (1.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.55%) VMware
5 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.55%) F5
6 1 (0.78%) Teradata
6 1 (0.78%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.78%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos
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Rate: £36,132 per annum
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