Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 19 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.

Project Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 19 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -15
Contract jobs citing Project Management 23 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.55% 7.64% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 10.45% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 16
Somerset median daily rate £375 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% -10.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £322 £228 £339
90th Percentile £493 £541 £463
South West median daily rate £410 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +5.81% - -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% -
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -29.49% +59.18%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 386 335 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.44% 73.14% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 182 351
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% -3.38% +9.85%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £513 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 54 67
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £37.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% -11.31% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £16.60
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Somerset

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Somerset

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Somerset

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Somerset

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 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 -10 9 £375 +6.99% 1
Taunton -2 5 £318 -18.59%
Cheddar - 1 - -
Project Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
4 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (21.74%) PMO
5 4 (17.39%) Project Governance
5 4 (17.39%) Database Security
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Retail
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) Process Management
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Resource Management

Project Management
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 (21.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) PMO Planner
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Tester
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Manager
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Database Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Database Architect
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Database Security
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
4 4 (17.39%) Project Governance
4 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Process Management
5 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP