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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 57 64 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.92% 1.56% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.02% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
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£360 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +24.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £212 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
- -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -18.51%
Project Planning
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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
688 594 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.83% 77.24% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 397 241
Average daily rate £365 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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 13 £355 -5.33% 2
West Wales - 4 £438 -
Project Planning
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 18 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 16 (59.26%) Project Management
3 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
5 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) AIX
6 7 (25.93%) Ingres
7 6 (22.22%) Lotus
7 6 (22.22%) IBM Notes
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) MS Project
7 6 (22.22%) Change Control
7 6 (22.22%) Office 365
8 5 (18.52%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 3 (11.11%) Economics
10 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (11.11%) QA
11 2 (7.41%) Banking
12 1 (3.70%) Scrum
12 1 (3.70%) Change Management
12 1 (3.70%) Migration

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) WildFly
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Project
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Ingres
2 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Project Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planner
4 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Telemetry Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Economics
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 16 (59.26%) Project Management
3 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
4 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) Change Control
6 5 (18.52%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
8 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
1 6 (22.22%) Lotus
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft