The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 2 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 26.32% 5.17% 27.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.57% 6.52% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£600 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £47.00 £41.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +15.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 92.11% 79.31% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 13
Average daily rate £600 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +15.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) PMP
4 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 5 (25.00%) CICS
4 5 (25.00%) JCL
4 5 (25.00%) ISPF
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) MS Office
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Release Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Programme Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) ISPF
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) B2C
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Fund Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) PMP
1 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow