The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 51 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing PMI 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 0.65% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 2.40% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £335 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.35% -55.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.52% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £165.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-77.87% +277.14%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 167 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.74% 26.94% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 87 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 23
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.50 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Essex

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PMI 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 PMI.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) PABX
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) PgMP
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) PMP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PMI 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 PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Communications Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PgMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft