The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 59 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.82% 6.34% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.00% 10.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +23.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 120 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.26% 58.54% 58.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 60 51
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +9 31 £378 - 5
Bath - 12 £425 - 5
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £400 - 1
Yeovil - 1 £275 - 1
Ilminster - - - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 34 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
3 28 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (38.24%) SC Cleared
5 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.47%) SAP
7 17 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (22.06%) UML
8 15 (22.06%) Test Strategy
9 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
10 11 (16.18%) Use Case
10 11 (16.18%) GIS
10 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
10 11 (16.18%) ISEB
10 11 (16.18%) Change Control
11 10 (14.71%) ITIL
11 10 (14.71%) Finance
12 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Change Management
13 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
13 7 (10.29%) Scrum
14 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.82%) Service Management
14 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
15 5 (7.35%) Windows
15 5 (7.35%) Workflow
15 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Lync
2 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.47%) SPSS
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.47%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) DHCP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.47%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Subversion
1 4 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Project Manager
3 16 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Service Transition Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Tester
5 5 (7.35%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Transition Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management Officer
7 3 (4.41%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Project Officer
7 3 (4.41%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) Test Automation Specialist
9 1 (1.47%) Essbase Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) GIS
2 3 (4.41%) CMDB
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 28 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (22.06%) UML
3 15 (22.06%) Test Strategy
4 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
5 11 (16.18%) Use Case
5 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
5 11 (16.18%) Change Control
6 10 (14.71%) ITIL
7 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Change Management
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
9 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.82%) Service Management
10 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.35%) Workflow
10 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity
10 5 (7.35%) Process Management
10 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
1 2 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (1.47%) R
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 17 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (16.18%) ISEB
5 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
6 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (5.88%) Degree
8 3 (4.41%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) Remedy
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
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