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 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
Project Management
Rank 23 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 27 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.80% 3.88% 9.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 5.52% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
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£424 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £223 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £392 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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
285 163 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.37% 70.26% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 116 66
Average daily rate £375 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 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
Taunton -2 13 £424 +3.41% 2
Bath -2 1 - - 6
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Clevedon - - - - 2
Street - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 2
Yeovil - - - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 28 (34.15%) PRINCE2
3 27 (32.93%) SC Cleared
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
5 23 (28.05%) SAP
6 22 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (21.95%) Change Control
8 16 (19.51%) Scrum
9 15 (18.29%) Change Management
10 14 (17.07%) ISEB
11 13 (15.85%) Finance
12 12 (14.63%) GIS
12 12 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
13 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
13 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
14 10 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (12.20%) UML
14 10 (12.20%) ITIL
14 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
14 10 (12.20%) Information Assurance
15 8 (9.76%) Requirements Management
15 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
15 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
15 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
16 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
16 7 (8.54%) Service Management
16 7 (8.54%) Web Services
16 7 (8.54%) SolarWinds
16 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) SPSS
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (6.10%) SpecFlow
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Project Manager
2 25 (30.49%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Transition Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Deployment Manager
6 5 (6.10%) SAP Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Business Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Tester
8 3 (3.66%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Project Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) Web Services
2 5 (6.10%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.66%) .NET
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.44%) SOAP
4 2 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) WCF
5 1 (1.22%) REST
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) GIS
2 7 (8.54%) CMDB
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
1 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) PRINCE2
2 22 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (21.95%) Change Control
4 16 (19.51%) Scrum
5 15 (18.29%) Change Management
6 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
7 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
7 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
8 10 (12.20%) UML
8 10 (12.20%) ITIL
8 10 (12.20%) Information Assurance
9 8 (9.76%) Requirements Management
9 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
9 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
10 7 (8.54%) Service Management
10 7 (8.54%) Operations Management
10 7 (8.54%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (8.54%) Capacity Management
11 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) C#
3 3 (3.66%) C
4 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) ABAP
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) ISEB
4 12 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
6 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 4 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.44%) MOS
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.05%) SAP
3 7 (8.54%) SolarWinds
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Remedy
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
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