The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 27 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 19 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.97% 1.35% 8.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 1.42% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 10
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£424 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.27%
Project Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
297 211 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.40% 94.62% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 140 114
Average daily rate £340 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.38 £21.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 6 £424 -
Bath +2 2 £293 -24.51%
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (52.54%) Project Management
2 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
3 21 (35.59%) PRINCE2
4 18 (30.51%) Finance
4 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (28.81%) Change Control
6 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.42%) Scrum
7 15 (25.42%) SAP
8 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.64%) Information Assurance
9 10 (16.95%) Business Transformation
9 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
9 10 (16.95%) ERP
10 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.25%) Requirements Management
11 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (11.86%) Oracle
12 7 (11.86%) GIS
12 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.17%) Change Management
13 6 (10.17%) Retail
13 6 (10.17%) Web Services
13 6 (10.17%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (8.47%) Operations Management
14 5 (8.47%) CMDB
14 5 (8.47%) SAP Implementation
14 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
14 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) InfoPath
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) GIS
2 5 (8.47%) CMDB
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
1 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Project Management
2 21 (35.59%) PRINCE2
3 17 (28.81%) Change Control
4 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.42%) Scrum
6 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.64%) Information Assurance
7 10 (16.95%) Business Transformation
7 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
7 10 (16.95%) ERP
8 9 (15.25%) Requirements Management
9 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.17%) Change Management
11 5 (8.47%) Operations Management
11 5 (8.47%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (8.47%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (8.47%) Capacity Management
11 5 (8.47%) Logistics
12 4 (6.78%) CRM
13 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) PHP
2 1 (1.69%) C
2 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) SAP
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Apple
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