Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
South West > Somerset
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 16 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.56% 5.15% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 5.46% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 36
Somerset median daily rate £373 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.31% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £306 £338 £313
90th Percentile £509 £483 £475
South West median daily rate £399 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -0.31% - -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Somerset median hourly rate - £24.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £36.00
% change year-on-year +55.70% -28.64% -10.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 431 476 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.99% 94.26% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 248 375
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £163 £211 £263
90th Percentile £525 £490 £522
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 68 80
Somerset median hourly rate £46.25 £36.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.85% -0.68% +72.09%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.60 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £44.50 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Somerset

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Somerset

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Somerset over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Somerset

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Somerset

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 27 July 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 -3 4 £331 -11.96% 1
Taunton -14 2 £413 -
Yeovil +1 1 - -
Clevedon - 1 £325 -
Glastonbury - 1 £500 -
Street - 1 £486 -
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Local Government
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (12.50%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (12.50%) APMP
5 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (12.50%) Broadband
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (6.25%) PMI
6 1 (6.25%) PMP
6 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Windows

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Broadband
1 2 (12.50%) Intelligent Network
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Local Government
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Process Management
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) APMP
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Capita
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP