The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 65 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 10 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.28% 2.38% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 3.31% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
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£375 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £273 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.06%
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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
577 393 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.07% 71.85% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 263 244
Average daily rate £375 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 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 -21 6 £388 - 5
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (30.00%) MS Project
4 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Agresso
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) QA
5 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
5 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Thunderhead
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (15.00%) Change Control
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Back Office
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Migration

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Project
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Agresso
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Product Management
6 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Thunderhead
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft