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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 9.76% 7.84% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 10.81% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
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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
33 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 80.49% 72.55% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Average daily rate £463 £538 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +152.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) BASE24
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) ATM

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Release Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Release Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware