The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Project Management
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 41 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.72% 6.13% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 7.75% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 42
Median daily rate £353 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £199 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.29% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -21.42%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 374 484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.44% 79.07% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1012 1381
Median daily rate £375 £390 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +9.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 35 39
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £73.75 £17.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in South Wales

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in South Wales

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in South Wales

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in South Wales

Project Management
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 Project Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 27 £353 +28.36% 6
Newport +3 9 £500 +33.33%
Monmouthshire - 1 £175 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £310 -
Project Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 28 (37.33%) PRINCE2
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.67%) Finance
4 15 (20.00%) ITIL
4 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (17.33%) Service Management
5 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
5 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (16.00%) XML
7 11 (14.67%) Migration
7 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
7 11 (14.67%) HL7
7 11 (14.67%) Release Management
8 10 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
8 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (13.33%) JCAPS
8 10 (13.33%) Coaching
8 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.33%) Fiorano
8 10 (13.33%) InterSystems
8 10 (13.33%) XSLT
8 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (13.33%) IBM
8 10 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (12.00%) VMware
10 8 (10.67%) Scrum
10 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.67%) SQL
10 8 (10.67%) Agile Project Management

Project Management
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 10 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (13.33%) JCAPS
1 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.00%) LAN
1 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (4.00%) Wireless
1 3 (4.00%) WLAN
2 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.33%) Skype
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Back Office
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) French Language
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.33%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Portfolio Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Scrum Master
6 4 (5.33%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (4.00%) ICT Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Programme Planner
7 3 (4.00%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) XML
2 10 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (13.33%) XSLT
3 7 (9.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) NHS
3 3 (4.00%) ASIC
3 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (4.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (4.00%) PMI
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) pSOS
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) PRINCE2
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) ITIL
4 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
4 13 (17.33%) Service Management
5 11 (14.67%) Migration
5 11 (14.67%) Release Management
6 10 (13.33%) Coaching
6 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.67%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (10.67%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.67%) Scrum
7 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) Programme Management
8 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.00%) Information Governance
9 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) C++
3 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
4 7 (9.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.00%) PMP
7 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.67%) ISEB
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.33%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) HL7
2 3 (4.00%) P3O
2 3 (4.00%) PMO
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Fiorano
1 10 (13.33%) IBM
1 10 (13.33%) InterSystems
2 9 (12.00%) VMware
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Genesys
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.33%) Veeam
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