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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 45 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.66% 9.36% 12.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.42% 12.39% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £47.00 £24.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.83% -31.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.13 £21.20 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £40.30 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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
312 436 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 73.93% 75.56% 64.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 251 91
Average daily rate £380 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 61 34
Average hourly rate £25.63 £29.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 January 2015. 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 +13 10 £600 - 6
Brentwood -6 6 £310 +15.88%
Chelmsford -6 6 £225 -47.05% 3
Colchester +2 4 £250 -39.39%
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 53 (51.46%) PRINCE2
2 44 (42.72%) Finance
3 29 (28.16%) PMI Certification
4 27 (26.21%) PMP
5 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.50%) MS Project
8 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.68%) Change Management
10 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
10 10 (9.71%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (9.71%) Degree
11 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.77%) Change Control
12 8 (7.77%) ITIL
13 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
13 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
13 7 (6.80%) Service Management
13 7 (6.80%) Migration
14 6 (5.83%) Automotive
14 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
14 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.83%) Mainframe
14 6 (5.83%) CICS
14 6 (5.83%) UNIX
15 5 (4.85%) MS Office
15 5 (4.85%) JCL
15 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
15 5 (4.85%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) JBoss
3 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) MS Project
2 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) PaaS
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
3 1 (0.97%) Intranet
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) Ingres
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.97%) DB2
2 1 (0.97%) OLAP
2 1 (0.97%) EDMS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.97%) IDMS
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (42.72%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Automotive
2 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 5 (4.85%) German Language
4 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Local Government
5 2 (1.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.68%) Analyst
3 7 (6.80%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
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%) Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (2.91%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Network Planner
6 3 (2.91%) Product Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (1.94%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (1.94%) Business Manager
7 2 (1.94%) Agile Project 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%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) Java EE
4 2 (1.94%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.94%) HTML
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) XSL
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) DHTML
5 1 (0.97%) WinForms
5 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.97%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.97%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.97%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (0.97%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.97%) WPF
5 1 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.88%) NHS
5 2 (1.94%) PMI
6 1 (0.97%) LIMS
6 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) UNIX
2 4 (3.88%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.97%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) PRINCE2
2 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.68%) Change Management
5 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.77%) Change Control
6 8 (7.77%) ITIL
7 7 (6.80%) Service Management
7 7 (6.80%) Migration
8 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.85%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.88%) Wealth Management
10 4 (3.88%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.91%) SOA
11 3 (2.91%) Workflow
11 3 (2.91%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.91%) Product Management
11 3 (2.91%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.85%) JCL
2 4 (3.88%) Java
2 4 (3.88%) SQL
3 3 (2.91%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.97%) C++
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (28.16%) PMI Certification
2 27 (26.21%) PMP
3 10 (9.71%) Degree
4 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) APMP
5 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.91%) CCIE
6 3 (2.91%) CCNP
6 3 (2.91%) CCNA
6 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) GAAP
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco
2 4 (3.88%) HP
3 2 (1.94%) VMware
3 2 (1.94%) Lotus
3 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) EMC
4 1 (0.97%) Citrix
4 1 (0.97%) Juniper
4 1 (0.97%) BMC
4 1 (0.97%) NetApp
4 1 (0.97%) Cognos
4 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.97%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.97%) Applix
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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Rate: £440 - 490 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago