Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 50 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.31% 6.93% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 8.26% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 65 76
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -11.39%
10th Percentile £281 £258 £231
90th Percentile £500 £537 £444
Wales median daily rate £368 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
South Wales median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year +51.96% - -

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 785 944 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.42% 83.91% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 680 812
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £52.00 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Cardiff -27 24 £425 +13.33% 5
Newport +22 16 £346 -16.06%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £120 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £310 -
Project Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 31 (62.00%) PRINCE2
2 24 (48.00%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.00%) Finance
5 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (22.00%) Test Management
6 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
6 11 (22.00%) Unified Process
6 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.00%) VLAN
6 11 (22.00%) HP
6 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (22.00%) SQL
6 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (22.00%) RUP
7 10 (20.00%) Oracle
7 10 (20.00%) VMware
7 10 (20.00%) Coaching
7 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.00%) ISEB
9 8 (16.00%) PMI
9 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) JCAPS
2 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Trello
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) VLAN
2 5 (10.00%) VSAN
3 2 (4.00%) SMS
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) Skype
4 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) MS Access
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Romanian Language
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (22.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Project Planner
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 5 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (10.00%) SOAP
2 5 (10.00%) XSLT
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) Apache FOP
4 1 (2.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) PMI
2 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
3 11 (22.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (22.00%) RUP
3 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (22.00%) Test Management
3 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.00%) Unified Process
4 10 (20.00%) Coaching
4 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Critical Path Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) Migration
7 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (12.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) C
3 5 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) ISEB
3 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) HL7
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (12.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 5 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) HP
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) BMC
5 5 (10.00%) Fiorano
5 5 (10.00%) IBM
5 5 (10.00%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.00%) Genesys
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau