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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 34 16
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 46 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.61% 6.28% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 7.68% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 40
Median daily rate £350 £316 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.91% -17.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.81%  

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 577 534 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.90% 81.78% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 363 363
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +71.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.40 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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 +13 39 £338 +3.84% 6
West Wales - 2 £318 - 1
North Wales - 1 £600 - 1
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 32 (35.16%) PRINCE2
2 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) Finance
4 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
5 17 (18.68%) Business Analysis
5 17 (18.68%) Service Management
6 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
7 13 (14.29%) ITIL
7 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
8 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Project
9 11 (12.09%) XML
9 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
10 10 (10.99%) Change Management
10 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.99%) Release Management
11 9 (9.89%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (9.89%) HL7
11 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (9.89%) WebSphere
11 9 (9.89%) JCAPS
11 9 (9.89%) ITIL V3
11 9 (9.89%) ISEB
11 9 (9.89%) SQL
11 9 (9.89%) IBM
11 9 (9.89%) NHS
11 9 (9.89%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (9.89%) Fiorano

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 9 (9.89%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (9.89%) JCAPS
1 9 (9.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Bluetooth
1 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.10%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
1 3 (3.30%) Selenium
1 3 (3.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Back Office
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 20 (21.98%) Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) Applications Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Applications Support
4 6 (6.59%) Applications Support Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Portfolio Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Support Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Programme Planner
6 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) XML
2 9 (9.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (8.79%) XSLT
4 2 (2.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.10%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.89%) NHS
3 6 (6.59%) PMI
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) ASIC
4 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.30%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.10%) CESG
5 1 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) pSOS
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) PRINCE2
2 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.68%) Business Analysis
3 17 (18.68%) Service Management
4 13 (14.29%) ITIL
4 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
6 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
7 10 (10.99%) Change Management
7 10 (10.99%) Release Management
8 9 (9.89%) ITIL V3
9 8 (8.79%) Information Governance
9 8 (8.79%) ITSM
10 7 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.59%) Coaching
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.59%) SDLC
11 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) ISEB
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.59%) PMP
5 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.10%) APMP
6 1 (1.10%) CISSP
6 1 (1.10%) CLAS
6 1 (1.10%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) HL7
2 4 (4.40%) P3O
2 4 (4.40%) QA
3 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.20%) SLA
5 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) KVM
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Fiorano
2 9 (9.89%) IBM
2 9 (9.89%) InterSystems
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Avaya
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) NetApp
5 1 (1.10%) Sun
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
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