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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 29 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 22 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.03% 1.41% 8.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 1.49% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 10
Average daily rate
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£430 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £290 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £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 £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
342 201 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.70% 94.37% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 135 106
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +9.61%
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 18 September 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 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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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 -4 1 £385 -0.64% 1
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (50.00%) Project Management
2 23 (38.33%) PRINCE2
3 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
4 18 (30.00%) Change Control
4 18 (30.00%) Finance
5 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
6 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (26.67%) SAP
7 15 (25.00%) Scrum
8 12 (20.00%) Business Transformation
9 11 (18.33%) Information Assurance
9 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (18.33%) ERP
10 10 (16.67%) Asset Management
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.00%) Requirements Management
12 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 8 (13.33%) Oracle
13 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (11.67%) GIS
13 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
13 7 (11.67%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (10.00%) Change Management
14 6 (10.00%) Retail
14 6 (10.00%) Web Services
15 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
15 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
15 5 (8.33%) Operations Management
15 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Project
1 4 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) GIS
2 5 (8.33%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
1 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Project Management
2 23 (38.33%) PRINCE2
3 18 (30.00%) Change Control
4 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (20.00%) Business Transformation
7 11 (18.33%) ERP
7 11 (18.33%) Information Assurance
7 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.67%) Asset Management
9 9 (15.00%) Requirements Management
10 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.00%) Change Management
12 5 (8.33%) Operations Management
12 5 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
13 4 (6.67%) Logistics
13 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
13 4 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) SAP
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
Somerset
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago