The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 52 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 0.95% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.48% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £440 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £440 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
518 270 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.75% 64.29% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 161 160
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £13.10 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Planning
UK

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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 12 £350 -20.45% 3
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) MS Project
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) Thunderhead
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) AS400
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
8 2 (9.52%) P3O
9 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Change Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (4.76%) Product Management
8 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) P3O
2 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Thunderhead
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Planview
3 1 (4.76%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: negotiable daily rate
Posted: 12 days ago