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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 24 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 27 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.65% 4.63% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 6.13% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
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£420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £407 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
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
292 163 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.72% 75.46% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 119 75
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Taunton -7 10 £424 +4.69% 1
Bath +4 5 £275 - 9
Bridgwater - 2 £380 -
Clevedon - - - -
Street - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 1
Yeovil - - - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (44.87%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 25 (32.05%) PRINCE2
4 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
5 21 (26.92%) SAP
6 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.23%) Change Management
9 14 (17.95%) ISEB
9 14 (17.95%) Scrum
10 13 (16.67%) Change Control
11 12 (15.38%) Finance
11 12 (15.38%) GIS
12 11 (14.10%) Test Scripting
13 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
13 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (12.82%) ITIL
13 10 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (12.82%) Information Assurance
14 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
14 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
15 8 (10.26%) Requirements Management
15 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
15 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
15 8 (10.26%) UML
15 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
15 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
15 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
16 7 (8.97%) Capacity Management
16 7 (8.97%) Portfolio Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 21 (26.92%) Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Transition Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Deployment Manager
6 5 (6.41%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Change Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Tester
9 2 (2.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 2 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.28%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) JSP
5 1 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.28%) WCF
5 1 (1.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) GIS
2 7 (8.97%) CMDB
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) PRINCE2
2 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.23%) Change Management
5 14 (17.95%) Scrum
6 13 (16.67%) Change Control
7 11 (14.10%) Test Scripting
8 10 (12.82%) ITIL
8 10 (12.82%) Information Assurance
9 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Requirements Management
10 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
10 8 (10.26%) UML
10 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
10 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
11 7 (8.97%) Capacity Management
11 7 (8.97%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (8.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
1 5 (6.41%) C#
2 3 (3.85%) Java
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.28%) ABAP
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) ISEB
4 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) MOS
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.92%) SAP
3 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Remedy
5 1 (1.28%) HP
Somerset
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago