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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 11.11% 17.31% 10.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 23.08% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£253 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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 Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 75.56% 75.00% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 17
Average daily rate £325 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Lotus
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) X-Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) X-Windows
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco