Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 January 2018 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 76 93 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.95% 6.53% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 7.73% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 92
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £191 £225
90th Percentile £520 £940 £452
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £25.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.96% - -
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -1.82% -12.53% +10.32%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,070 1,203 1,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.72% 84.42% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 871 888
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £187 £235
90th Percentile £569 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 51
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.22% +12.50% +2.40%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £60.25 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 -12 42 £375 +5.26% 33
West Wales +2 10 £491 -42.24% 1
North Wales +5 7 £385 +196.15% 3
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 43 (56.58%) PRINCE2
2 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (28.95%) Finance
5 22 (28.95%) Coaching
6 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
7 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
7 17 (22.37%) ISEB
8 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 15 (19.74%) SQL
10 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
10 14 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
10 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
11 13 (17.11%) Test Management
11 13 (17.11%) Test Scripting
11 13 (17.11%) VLAN
11 13 (17.11%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (17.11%) Unified Process
11 13 (17.11%) RUP
11 13 (17.11%) HP
11 13 (17.11%) Defect Management
12 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 11 (14.47%) SDLC
14 10 (13.16%) Agile Project Management
14 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
14 10 (13.16%) Windows
14 10 (13.16%) Oracle
14 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Office

Project Management
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 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.95%) CMS
3 3 (3.95%) JCAPS
3 3 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Trello
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) VLAN
2 7 (9.21%) VSAN
3 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) MPLS
3 1 (1.32%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
3 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
3 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.63%) MS Access
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) Clusterpoint
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.32%) QlikView
6 1 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) JIRA
2 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.32%) TestRail
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Romanian Language
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.11%) Test Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Project Planner
8 4 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Sitecore Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Active Directory Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Scrum Master
10 2 (2.63%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) XML
2 3 (3.95%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (3.95%) SOAP
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) XSLT
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (1.32%) Apache FOP
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) NHS
3 4 (5.26%) PMI
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) pSOS
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) PRINCE2
2 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.95%) Coaching
4 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
5 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
6 14 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
7 13 (17.11%) Defect Management
7 13 (17.11%) RUP
7 13 (17.11%) Test Management
7 13 (17.11%) Test Scripting
7 13 (17.11%) Unified Process
8 11 (14.47%) SDLC
9 10 (13.16%) Agile Project Management
9 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
10 9 (11.84%) Scrum
10 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
10 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
11 8 (10.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) C
3 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) ISEB
2 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.32%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.32%) PMP
8 1 (1.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) PMO
3 3 (3.95%) HL7
4 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.63%) GDPR
5 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.32%) GAMP
5 1 (1.32%) GxP
5 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (9.21%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 7 (9.21%) SCOM
3 6 (7.89%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) HP
3 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 10 (13.16%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) BMC
5 3 (3.95%) Fiorano
5 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 3 (3.95%) InterSystems
5 3 (3.95%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos
6 1 (1.32%) Nortel
6 1 (1.32%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau