Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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.

Microsoft Project
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 93 106
Rank change year-on-year +46 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 41 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.43% 0.91% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 35.34% 11.21% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 14
Wales median daily rate £324 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.70% -17.86% -
10th Percentile £135 £175 £197
90th Percentile £399 £358 £464
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £23.64 £24.33
% change year-on-year +6.26% -2.84% +35.17%

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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 116 116 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.69% 8.15% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 87
Wales median daily rate £300 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -26.92% +3.59%
10th Percentile £129 £131 £184
90th Percentile £376 £419 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 10
Wales median hourly rate £11.09 £12.30 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% +4.68% -9.62%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.38 £16.53 £16.83
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.08 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.74% +3.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
South Wales +34 36 £325 +12.87% 3
North Wales - 2 £206 -
West Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 28 (68.29%) Project Management
2 26 (63.41%) PRINCE2
3 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) HP
5 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
5 15 (36.59%) VLAN
5 15 (36.59%) Test Management
5 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
5 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
5 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
5 15 (36.59%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
5 15 (36.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (36.59%) Defect Management
6 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
6 14 (34.15%) Windows
7 13 (31.71%) RUP
7 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
7 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
7 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
7 13 (31.71%) Unified Process
8 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
9 11 (26.83%) ISEB
9 11 (26.83%) Coaching
10 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
11 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
11 9 (21.95%) SQL
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office

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 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.07%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) VLAN
2 7 (17.07%) VSAN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) PBX
4 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) TestRail
General
1 9 (21.95%) Romanian Language
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Test Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Project Manager
2 8 (19.51%) Project Planner
3 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) PMO Assistant
6 2 (4.88%) Support Assistant
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) PMI
2 6 (14.63%) NHS
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
1 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Project Management
2 26 (63.41%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
3 15 (36.59%) Defect Management
3 15 (36.59%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
3 15 (36.59%) Test Management
3 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
4 13 (31.71%) RUP
4 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 13 (31.71%) Unified Process
5 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.83%) Coaching
6 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
8 8 (19.51%) Critical Path Analysis
8 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (17.07%) ITIL
10 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) ISEB
3 8 (19.51%) PMI Certification
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) MCDST
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PMP
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (17.07%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) SCOM
3 6 (14.63%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) HP
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 6 (14.63%) BMC
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec