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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
South West / Somerset
Rank 30 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.30% 6.44% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 7.98% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 16
Median daily rate £350 £425 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +26.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £585 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -21.42% +25.56%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 166 213 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.30% 80.68% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 176
Median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 16
Median hourly rate £40.75 £42.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +10.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 -6 3 £325 -18.75% 4
Yeovil +6 2 - -
Glastonbury - 1 £500 -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PMP
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (14.29%) APMP
4 3 (14.29%) IFS
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Project Management
Top Related 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 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Liferay
2 1 (4.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Bower
1 1 (4.76%) Grunt
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) TestNG
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) International Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Controller
4 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Bid Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) FX Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) Modernizr
2 1 (4.76%) RESTEasy
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Process Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) APMP
3 3 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) IFS
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) SAP