The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 27 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.

Microsoft Project
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 4 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.64% 0.18% 2.25%
As % of the Applications category 13.33% 2.63% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 15
Median daily rate £378 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 - £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 - £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £373
% change year-on-year +13.63% -11.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

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

Contract Software Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 30 38 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 4.82% 6.82% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 37
Median daily rate £342 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.83% -6.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £13.50 £14.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Wales

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Wales

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Wales

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales -1 3 £339 - 2
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) pSOS
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (20.00%) P3O
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (13.33%) PMO
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Big Data
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 5 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Planner
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) P3O
2 2 (13.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle