The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.05% 6.79% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 6.92% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 19
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £401 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.83 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +68.47% -32.35%  

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 191 260 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.95% 98.11% 97.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 132 212
Median daily rate £370 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 34
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £21.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Yeovil +7 1 - -
Bath +1 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Taunton -6 1 £500 -
Clevedon - 1 £325 -
Glastonbury - 1 £500 -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (12.50%) APMP
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
Somerset
Granite Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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