Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Project
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 47 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 +25 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 18 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.53% 0.43% 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 32.73% 3.92% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Somerset median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% +107.41%
10th Percentile £388 £393 £328
90th Percentile £625 £423 £375
South West median daily rate £400 £333 £375
% change year-on-year +20.30% -11.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £28.50 £104.64
% change year-on-year - -72.76% +553.97%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 55 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.78% 10.97% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 25
Somerset median daily rate £275 £273 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.92% -16.15% -
10th Percentile £150 £122 £111
90th Percentile £485 £418 £375
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 5
Somerset median hourly rate £16.79 £24.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.04% +140.00% -24.76%
10th Percentile £15.90 £10.50 £9.35
90th Percentile £33.54 £40.50 £27.70
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.17% +15.71% +16.67%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Somerset

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Somerset

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Somerset

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Somerset

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +9 16 £425 +3.66%
Taunton - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) PMO
5 5 (27.78%) ScriptRunner
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Military
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Subversion
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 5 (27.78%) Groovy
5 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Bitbucket
5 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (27.78%) Bitbucket
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
1 5 (27.78%) ScriptRunner
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) PMO Planner
3 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management Office Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) VMS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
1 5 (27.78%) Kanban
1 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
1 5 (27.78%) Scrum
1 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) Demand Management
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Groovy
1 5 (27.78%) Python
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy