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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 33 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 55 71 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.11% 10.03% 11.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 13.17% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 37
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£356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.69%
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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
701 539 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 76.13% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 379 275
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +27.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £65.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 46 £356 -11.00% 6
West Wales -3 7 £450 -2.17%
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (40.35%) Finance
2 30 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
5 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.91%) MS Office
8 16 (14.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
9 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
9 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (11.40%) Office 365
10 13 (11.40%) Banking
10 13 (11.40%) Project Planning
10 13 (11.40%) Degree
11 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 12 (10.53%) MS Project
12 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
12 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
12 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
12 11 (9.65%) Migration
12 11 (9.65%) Change Control
13 10 (8.77%) People Management
13 10 (8.77%) SDLC
13 10 (8.77%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (8.77%) ITIL
13 10 (8.77%) .NET
14 9 (7.89%) NHS
14 9 (7.89%) Data Migration

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.26%) IIS
3 5 (4.39%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.75%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.91%) MS Office
3 12 (10.53%) MS Project
4 10 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Agresso
2 2 (1.75%) HFM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) Intranet
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) Network Security
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.75%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) Softswitch
4 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) ISDN
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Ingres
3 2 (1.75%) DB2
3 2 (1.75%) MS Access
3 2 (1.75%) Firebird
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) JMeter
2 2 (1.75%) Selenium
2 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.75%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 46 (40.35%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Banking
3 9 (7.89%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Legal
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (49.12%) Project Manager
2 24 (21.05%) Analyst
3 12 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Architect
5 6 (5.26%) PMO Lead
5 6 (5.26%) Developer
5 6 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (4.39%) Service Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.51%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Project Planner
8 3 (2.63%) Integration Manager
8 3 (2.63%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Clinical Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.39%) Web Services
3 5 (4.39%) EDI
3 5 (4.39%) EDIFACT
3 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.39%) WCF
3 5 (4.39%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.51%) XML
5 2 (1.75%) CSS
5 2 (1.75%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) JSON
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) WSDL
6 1 (0.88%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) NHS
3 7 (6.14%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) PACS
5 4 (3.51%) LIMS
6 3 (2.63%) Economics
6 3 (2.63%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.75%) iSeries
7 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 2 (1.75%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) GIS
8 1 (0.88%) Informatics
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) AIX
1 6 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Windows
3 3 (2.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) OS/400
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
5 13 (11.40%) Project Planning
6 11 (9.65%) Change Control
6 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
6 11 (9.65%) Migration
7 10 (8.77%) ITIL
7 10 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.77%) People Management
7 10 (8.77%) SDLC
8 9 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.02%) ETL
9 8 (7.02%) TOGAF
10 7 (6.14%) Service Management
10 7 (6.14%) PRINCE
10 7 (6.14%) Document Management
11 6 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) C#
2 5 (4.39%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.63%) Java
4 2 (1.75%) RPG
4 2 (1.75%) COBOL
4 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.40%) Degree
3 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.02%) PMP
4 8 (7.02%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.26%) ISEB
6 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) APMP
7 1 (0.88%) APMG
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) HL7
1 5 (4.39%) DICOM
2 3 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.14%) IBM
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) SAP
3 5 (4.39%) Citrix
3 5 (4.39%) Lotus
3 5 (4.39%) Fiorano
4 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.75%) Sage
5 2 (1.75%) ESRI
5 2 (1.75%) Alterian
5 2 (1.75%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) Casewise
6 1 (0.88%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.88%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) Avaya
6 1 (0.88%) Progress