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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Wales / South Wales
Rank 19 22 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 36 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.41% 11.28% 9.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 13.08% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 30
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £431 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.87% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

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 472 497 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.99% 86.28% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 343 231
Median daily rate £388 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +3 26 £315 -8.36% 4
Newport -8 6 £338 -3.57%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 27 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 22 (30.56%) Finance
3 18 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.67%) MS Project
6 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
8 10 (13.89%) Change Management
9 9 (12.50%) Service Management
9 9 (12.50%) ISEB
9 9 (12.50%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 8 (11.11%) NHS
10 8 (11.11%) Release Management
11 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
11 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
11 7 (9.72%) XML
12 6 (8.33%) SQL
12 6 (8.33%) IBM
12 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (8.33%) Fiorano
12 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 6 (8.33%) InterSystems
12 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
12 6 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
12 6 (8.33%) HL7
12 6 (8.33%) JCAPS

Project Management
Top Related 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (8.33%) JCAPS
1 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Project
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) French Language
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 19 (26.39%) Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Programme Planner
6 3 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.17%) Applications Support Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Environment And Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) XML
2 6 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (6.94%) XSLT
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) NHS
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.94%) PMI
5 3 (4.17%) ASIC
5 3 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.39%) CESG
7 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) pSOS
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 18 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.89%) Change Management
6 9 (12.50%) ITIL
6 9 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 9 (12.50%) Service Management
7 8 (11.11%) Release Management
8 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
9 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.94%) Coaching
10 5 (6.94%) Information Governance
10 5 (6.94%) ITSM
10 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.94%) PMP
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) APMP
5 1 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) CLAS
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) HL7
2 4 (5.56%) P3O
3 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.39%) PMO
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) KVM
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Fiorano
2 6 (8.33%) IBM
2 6 (8.33%) InterSystems
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Avaya
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
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