The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 7 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 11.36% 2.38% 13.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.83% 3.13% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
Project Management
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 54.55% 76.19% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 32
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £27.63 £42.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +73.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £42.50 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Project Management
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Back Office
7 1 (8.33%) HND
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft