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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank - 36 33
Contract jobs citing MS Project 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.86% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category - 4.88% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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
32 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.25% 17.67% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 3
Average daily rate £420 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £11.29 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.00% -54.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 2014. 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 - - - - 1
Taunton - - - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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