The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 26 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 22 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.46% 8.01% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 9.57% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
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£430 £424 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +30.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £344 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £563 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Project Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 282 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.41% 83.68% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 211 119
Average daily rate £365 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Street - 4 £375 -
Taunton -2 3 £340 -19.81% 1
Bath -5 2 £430 - 2
Yeovil - 2 £263 - 1
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 13 (31.71%) PRINCE2
2 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
4 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
5 7 (17.07%) Finance
5 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
6 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) QlikView
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (12.20%) Cognos
7 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (12.20%) Tableau
7 5 (12.20%) Birst
7 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (12.20%) Pentaho
8 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (9.76%) SAP
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
8 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) QA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (12.20%) QlikView
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (12.20%) Pentaho
1 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) DTS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.44%) WebLOAD
1 1 (2.44%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Senior Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (9.76%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Interactive Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Cutover Manager
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Cutover Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Author
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Author
6 1 (2.44%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) WinForms
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Social Media
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) PRINCE2
2 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
3 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 4 (9.76%) ITSM
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.76%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Change Control
9 2 (4.88%) Cutover Planning
9 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C#
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) PMP
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Cognos
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.20%) Tableau
1 5 (12.20%) Birst
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
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