The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 20 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 35 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.24% 6.34% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.56% 6.77% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 1
Average daily rate £388 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.24% 93.66% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 81 83
Average daily rate £348 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 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 -2 15 £425 -22.72% 5
Bath -4 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Yeovil - 1 £275 - 1
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 22 (61.11%) PRINCE2
2 18 (50.00%) Project Management
3 15 (41.67%) SAP
4 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (30.56%) Business Transformation
6 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (25.00%) Change Control
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
9 7 (19.44%) PRINCE
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 6 (16.67%) GIS
10 6 (16.67%) ERP
10 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.89%) Workflow
12 4 (11.11%) Web Services
12 4 (11.11%) Oracle
12 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
13 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
13 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (8.33%) MS Project
13 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
14 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
14 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Summit
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WLAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) GIS
2 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) PRINCE2
2 18 (50.00%) Project Management
3 11 (30.56%) Business Transformation
4 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.00%) Change Control
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) PRINCE
7 6 (16.67%) ERP
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) Workflow
9 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
10 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
11 2 (5.56%) ITIL
11 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.56%) Operations Management
11 2 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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