Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Project
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 77 85
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 27 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.93% 0.62% 1.32%
As % of the Applications category 30.68% 8.75% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 16
South Wales median daily rate £324 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £164 £175 £238
90th Percentile £380 £338 £438
Wales median daily rate £324 £225 £338
% change year-on-year +44.00% -33.33% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 - -
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 - -

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 88 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.53% 7.09% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 80
South Wales median daily rate £300 £288 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -10.85% +3.20%
10th Percentile £121 £123 £161
90th Percentile £372 £425 £438
Wales median daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
South Wales median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.70% +17.39% -23.33%
10th Percentile £10.82 £11.17 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.13 £20.63 £13.31
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £12.63 £12.18
% change year-on-year -11.52% +3.70% -13.04%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in South Wales

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Project in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in South Wales

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in South Wales

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in South Wales

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 15 £325 -
Cardiff -2 9 £245 +8.89% 1
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 18 (66.67%) Project Management
2 17 (62.96%) PRINCE2
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) HP
6 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 9 (33.33%) Test Management
6 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (33.33%) VLAN
6 9 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 8 (29.63%) Coaching
7 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
7 8 (29.63%) Critical Path Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
7 8 (29.63%) PMI
7 8 (29.63%) PMI Certification
8 7 (25.93%) ISEB
8 7 (25.93%) RUP
8 7 (25.93%) Unified Process
8 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
10 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
10 5 (18.52%) SQL

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (11.11%) VSAN
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) PBX
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (18.52%) Romanian Language
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Project Planner
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Online Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Support Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Project Management
2 17 (62.96%) PRINCE2
3 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 9 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 9 (33.33%) Test Management
3 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Coaching
4 8 (29.63%) Critical Path Analysis
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
5 7 (25.93%) RUP
5 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Unified Process
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) PMI Certification
3 7 (25.93%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCDST
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.81%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) BMC
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec