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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 40 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.90% 0.93% 1.44%
As % of the Applications category 9.68% 7.41% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £310 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.44% +77.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £335
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £18.80
% change year-on-year
+38.61% +34.29%
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
31 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.34% 12.56% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 5
Average daily rate £250 £251 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% -13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £114 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £371 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £31.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.94% +155.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.78 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £31.90 £12.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 2 £244 -21.43%
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle