The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 61 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.96% 9.88% 12.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.64% 14.18% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 19
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £324 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £47.00 £39.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.74% +16.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £16.60 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.24 £45.79 £36.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
Project Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 395 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.47% 69.66% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 237 113
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 42
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.13 £36.00
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 Essex

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 +7 16 £525 +40.00% 2
Brentwood +2 5 £323 -
Chelmsford -3 5 £253 -42.28% 3
Southend-on-Sea -10 5 £510 +56.92%
Colchester +6 4 £250 -35.48% 1
Canvey Island - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 49 (47.57%) PRINCE2
2 44 (42.72%) Finance
3 26 (25.24%) PMI Certification
4 23 (22.33%) PMP
5 17 (16.50%) MS Project
6 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.65%) Change Management
8 12 (11.65%) ITIL
9 11 (10.68%) Degree
10 10 (9.71%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (8.74%) Change Control
11 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) Service Management
12 8 (7.77%) MS Visio
12 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (6.80%) Time Management
13 7 (6.80%) German Language
13 7 (6.80%) Marketing
13 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.80%) Migration
14 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
14 6 (5.83%) Mainframe
14 6 (5.83%) UNIX
14 6 (5.83%) CICS
14 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
15 5 (4.85%) Release Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (5.83%) CICS
2 2 (1.94%) JBoss
2 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) MS Project
2 10 (9.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (7.77%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.88%) MS Office
6 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) PaaS
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) LAN
1 3 (2.91%) WAN
1 3 (2.91%) Extranet
2 2 (1.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) DB2
2 1 (0.97%) OLAP
2 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.97%) Ingres
2 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.97%) EDMS
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.97%) IDMS
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (42.72%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Marketing
2 7 (6.80%) German Language
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.85%) Automotive
4 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Publishing
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (39.81%) Project Manager
2 15 (14.56%) Analyst
3 6 (5.83%) Business Analyst
4 5 (4.85%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (4.85%) Technical Manager
5 4 (3.88%) Team Leader
5 4 (3.88%) Consultant
5 4 (3.88%) Coordinator
6 3 (2.91%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (2.91%) Product Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Business Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Network Planner
6 3 (2.91%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (1.94%) Build Engineer
7 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (1.94%) Developer
7 2 (1.94%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) ISPF
2 4 (3.88%) J2EE
2 4 (3.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.91%) Java EE
4 2 (1.94%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.97%) TopLink
5 1 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) XSD
5 1 (0.97%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.85%) NHS
4 3 (2.91%) PMI
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) UNIX
2 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.97%) OpenVMS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) PRINCE2
2 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.65%) ITIL
4 12 (11.65%) Change Management
5 9 (8.74%) Service Management
5 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
5 9 (8.74%) Change Control
6 7 (6.80%) Time Management
6 7 (6.80%) Migration
6 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.85%) Supplier Management
7 5 (4.85%) Release Management
8 4 (3.88%) Wealth Management
8 4 (3.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.91%) Quality Management
9 3 (2.91%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.91%) SOA
9 3 (2.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.85%) JCL
2 4 (3.88%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) SQL
3 2 (1.94%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) C++
4 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) PMI Certification
2 23 (22.33%) PMP
3 11 (10.68%) Degree
4 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) APMP
6 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.91%) CCIE
7 3 (2.91%) CCNP
7 3 (2.91%) CCNA
7 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) HP
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco
3 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.94%) Lotus
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos
5 1 (0.97%) EMC
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix
5 1 (0.97%) Juniper
5 1 (0.97%) BMC
5 1 (0.97%) NetApp
5 1 (0.97%) VMware
5 1 (0.97%) Applix
5 1 (0.97%) AccuRev
Essex
Kent and Essex Police
Posted: 6 days ago
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Kent & Essex Police
Rate: £34,444 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago