Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 83 82 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.27% 6.71% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 8.27% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 87
Wales median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -4.58%
10th Percentile £275 £200 £263
90th Percentile £525 £475 £460
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Wales median hourly rate £51.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.88% - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1119 992 1311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 84.52% 81.18% 80.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 681 846
Wales median daily rate £380 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +5.34% -5.07%
10th Percentile £183 £230 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 57 48
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% +19.30% -32.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.15 £10.43
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.40 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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 +11 74 £350 -3.31% 3
West Wales -11 3 £325 - 3
North Wales +2 1 £600 +77.78% 1
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 31 (37.35%) PRINCE2
1 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) ITIL
3 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
3 17 (20.48%) Finance
4 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
5 15 (18.07%) Coaching
5 15 (18.07%) Service Management
6 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
6 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (16.87%) XML
6 14 (16.87%) Waterfall
7 13 (15.66%) Release Management
7 13 (15.66%) HL7
8 12 (14.46%) IBM Integration Bus
8 12 (14.46%) JCAPS
8 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
8 12 (14.46%) XSLT
8 12 (14.46%) IBM
8 12 (14.46%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (14.46%) InterSystems
8 12 (14.46%) Fiorano
8 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.25%) Migration
10 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
10 9 (10.84%) Scrum
10 9 (10.84%) VMware
10 9 (10.84%) ISTQB
10 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared

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 12 (14.46%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (14.46%) JCAPS
1 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Bluetooth
1 3 (3.61%) LAN
1 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.61%) Wireless
1 3 (3.61%) WLAN
2 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.20%) Skype
2 1 (1.20%) SMS
2 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.61%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Project Manager
2 7 (8.43%) Analyst
2 7 (8.43%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (7.23%) Applications Manager
3 6 (7.23%) Applications Support
3 6 (7.23%) Applications Support Manager
3 6 (7.23%) Lead Test Analyst
3 6 (7.23%) Portfolio Manager
3 6 (7.23%) Support Manager
3 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
4 5 (6.02%) Test Leader
5 4 (4.82%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
5 4 (4.82%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (4.82%) Project Planner
5 4 (4.82%) Scrum Master
5 4 (4.82%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (3.61%) Consultant
6 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) XML
2 12 (14.46%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (14.46%) XSLT
3 7 (8.43%) SOAP
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) LAMP
4 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) PMI
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) NHS
4 3 (3.61%) ASIC
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.61%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) pSOS
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (37.35%) PRINCE2
2 18 (21.69%) ITIL
3 15 (18.07%) Coaching
3 15 (18.07%) Service Management
4 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
4 14 (16.87%) Waterfall
5 13 (15.66%) Release Management
6 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.25%) Migration
8 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.84%) Scrum
9 8 (9.64%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.64%) Data Migration
9 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.23%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) C++
2 6 (7.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) ISTQB
2 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Degree
4 7 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.61%) PMP
6 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.20%) ISEB
7 1 (1.20%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) HL7
2 4 (4.82%) PMO
3 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.61%) P3O
3 3 (3.61%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) Firmware
3 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Fiorano
1 12 (14.46%) IBM
1 12 (14.46%) InterSystems
2 9 (10.84%) VMware
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Genesys
5 1 (1.20%) NetApp
5 1 (1.20%) Sun
5 1 (1.20%) Veeam