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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.46% 1.64% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 17.65% 16.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £438 £275 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -32.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £368
% change year-on-year +13.63% -10.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 17 24 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 8.25% 9.84% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 19
Median daily rate £286 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £191 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £316 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 5
Median hourly rate - £17.61 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath 0 1 £438 +59.09% 1
Microsoft Project
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Earned Value Management
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) APMP

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planner
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Earned Value Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO