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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 24 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 67 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.58% 11.03% 10.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.88% 15.52% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 32
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £429 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.15%
Project Management
UK

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
616 406 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.87% 71.10% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 252 214
Average daily rate £350 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 12
Average hourly rate £19.70 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £22.50 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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 -7 57 £350 -6.66% 28
West Wales - 7 £394 - 3
North Wales - - - -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 82 (49.10%) Finance
2 52 (31.14%) PRINCE2
3 51 (30.54%) Security Cleared
4 46 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (22.16%) SC Cleared
7 35 (20.96%) Microsoft
8 30 (17.96%) MS Office
9 29 (17.37%) MS Project
10 28 (16.77%) ISEB
11 26 (15.57%) Banking
12 22 (13.17%) MS Excel
13 21 (12.57%) Service Management
14 20 (11.98%) Scrum
15 19 (11.38%) Software Testing
15 19 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
16 18 (10.78%) ISTQB
17 17 (10.18%) ITIL
18 16 (9.58%) .NET
18 16 (9.58%) AS400
18 16 (9.58%) Risk Management
18 16 (9.58%) Test Management
19 15 (8.98%) MS PowerPoint
20 14 (8.38%) Test Planning
21 13 (7.78%) Test Scripting
21 13 (7.78%) Selenium
21 13 (7.78%) Risk Analysis
21 13 (7.78%) Kanban
21 13 (7.78%) WebDriver
21 13 (7.78%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (17.96%) MS Office
2 29 (17.37%) MS Project
3 22 (13.17%) MS Excel
4 15 (8.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.40%) Agresso
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) WAN
2 3 (1.80%) Network Security
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) MPLS
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Selenium
1 13 (7.78%) WebDriver
2 12 (7.19%) Subversion
3 11 (6.59%) JIRA
3 11 (6.59%) TortoiseSVN
3 11 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.59%) Bugzilla
4 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.79%) TestDirector
6 6 (3.59%) JMeter
6 6 (3.59%) JUnit
6 6 (3.59%) TestNG
7 5 (2.99%) Maven
7 5 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (2.99%) Ant
8 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (49.10%) Finance
2 26 (15.57%) Banking
3 9 (5.39%) Retail
4 7 (4.19%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (50.90%) Project Manager
2 34 (20.36%) Analyst
3 13 (7.78%) Business Analyst
4 10 (5.99%) Test Analyst
5 9 (5.39%) Tester
6 8 (4.79%) Service Manager
7 5 (2.99%) Capacity Analyst
7 5 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (2.99%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.40%) Project Planner
8 4 (2.40%) Test Manager
8 4 (2.40%) Change Manager
9 3 (1.80%) Automation Tester
9 3 (1.80%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (1.80%) Finance Project Manager
9 3 (1.80%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (1.80%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (1.80%) Project Analyst
9 3 (1.80%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.58%) .NET
2 11 (6.59%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.99%) J2EE
4 3 (1.80%) HTML5
4 3 (1.80%) HTML
5 2 (1.20%) CSS
5 2 (1.20%) CSS3
6 1 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) JSON
6 1 (0.60%) Ajax
6 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) AS400
2 12 (7.19%) Open Source
3 10 (5.99%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.80%) PMI
7 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.20%) iSeries
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.60%) LIMS
8 1 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.79%) Windows
2 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.20%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.14%) PRINCE2
2 46 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.57%) Service Management
5 20 (11.98%) Scrum
6 19 (11.38%) Software Testing
7 17 (10.18%) ITIL
8 16 (9.58%) Risk Management
8 16 (9.58%) Test Management
9 14 (8.38%) Test Planning
10 13 (7.78%) Test Scripting
10 13 (7.78%) Risk Analysis
10 13 (7.78%) Kanban
11 12 (7.19%) Load Testing
11 12 (7.19%) TDD
11 12 (7.19%) Automation Testing
12 11 (6.59%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.59%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (5.99%) Network Architecture
13 10 (5.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.19%) C#
2 7 (4.19%) Java
3 5 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (30.54%) Security Cleared
2 37 (22.16%) SC Cleared
3 28 (16.77%) ISEB
4 18 (10.78%) ISTQB
5 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (6.59%) Degree
7 9 (5.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (4.79%) CCA
9 5 (2.99%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.80%) MAPM
10 3 (1.80%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.80%) PMP
10 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.20%) CCSP
11 2 (1.20%) CCNP
11 2 (1.20%) CCSE
11 2 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) QA
2 7 (4.19%) SLA
3 5 (2.99%) P3O
4 3 (1.80%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 19 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.19%) Oracle
3 5 (2.99%) HP
3 5 (2.99%) SAP
4 3 (1.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.20%) Radware
5 2 (1.20%) Juniper
5 2 (1.20%) Informatica
5 2 (1.20%) Avaya
5 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.20%) Nortel
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco
5 2 (1.20%) F5
6 1 (0.60%) VMware
6 1 (0.60%) Open Text
6 1 (0.60%) ESRI
6 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.60%) Ventyx
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Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Jumar
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £325 - 350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago