The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 41 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.71% - 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 19.23% - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
MS Project
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.90% 9.20% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 20
Average daily rate £363 £414 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £488 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £28.00 £11.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.07% +148.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Somerset region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Somerset region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 3 £363 -
Street - 2 - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (25.00%) Equities
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) P3O
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Extranet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy