The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 57 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing PMP 4 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.81% 0.82% 3.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 3.10% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£334 £286 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.69% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £286 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £577 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.69%
PMP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 129 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.72% 26.54% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 49
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £140 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £555 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 23
Average hourly rate £33.73 £14.00 £34.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.89% -59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £9.23 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - - - - 2
PMP
East of England

PMP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) MS Project
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
6 1 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (10.00%) Automotive
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (10.00%) LIMS

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) LIMS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA