The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 45 65 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.32% 13.98% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 20.12% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£363 £400 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £258 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -0.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £32.95 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £42.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 323 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.36% 69.46% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 160 151
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 48 61
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Project Management
East of England

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood -4 7 £233 -18.70%
Southend-on-Sea 0 4 £315 -37.00% 1
Basildon -2 4 - - 1
Witham +8 1 £325 -
Chelmsford -2 1 £180 -38.46% 1
Colchester -10 1 £350 -15.15%
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Harwich - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (35.83%) Finance
2 36 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 17 (14.17%) MS Office
5 17 (14.17%) Change Management
5 17 (14.17%) Degree
6 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 15 (12.50%) Time Management
8 13 (10.83%) MS Project
8 13 (10.83%) Oracle
8 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 11 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.17%) SQL
10 11 (9.17%) PMI Certification
11 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 10 (8.33%) XSD
11 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (8.33%) Change Control
11 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database
12 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
12 9 (7.50%) Project Planning
12 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
13 8 (6.67%) ERP
13 8 (6.67%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (2.50%) IIS
1 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.17%) MS Office
3 13 (10.83%) MS Project
4 11 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) BASE24
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
1 4 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (1.67%) ATM
2 2 (1.67%) VoIP
2 2 (1.67%) OSPF
2 2 (1.67%) BGP
2 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) Broadband
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.00%) WebFOCUS
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.67%) DTS
7 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.67%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.83%) MS Access
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
1 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.83%) Maven
2 1 (0.83%) Ant
2 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 43 (35.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Marketing
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.17%) Automotive
5 3 (2.50%) German Language
5 3 (2.50%) Local Government
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Project Manager
2 36 (30.00%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.17%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Project Officer
10 3 (2.50%) Senior Project Officer
10 3 (2.50%) Project Management Officer
10 3 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) Consultant
11 2 (1.67%) Architect
11 2 (1.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) XSD
2 3 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (1.67%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.67%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) .NET
3 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.67%) JRules
4 1 (0.83%) Java EE
4 1 (0.83%) Ajax
4 1 (0.83%) TopLink
4 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) Swing
4 1 (0.83%) WSDL
4 1 (0.83%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.17%) PMI
3 4 (3.33%) NHS
4 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Open Source
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.83%) Tandem
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (14.17%) Change Management
3 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.50%) Time Management
5 12 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
7 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.33%) Change Control
8 9 (7.50%) Project Planning
8 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.67%) ERP
10 7 (5.83%) ETL
10 7 (5.83%) EAI
11 6 (5.00%) ITIL
11 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.00%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.00%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.17%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.17%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) C
3 4 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 11 (9.17%) PMI Certification
3 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) PMP
5 6 (5.00%) APMP
6 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.67%) CCIE
7 2 (1.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.67%) CCVP
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.67%) Puppet
1 2 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) Teradata
3 5 (4.17%) VMware
4 3 (2.50%) Sage
4 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.50%) SAP
4 3 (2.50%) JBoss
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco
5 2 (1.67%) Dell
5 2 (1.67%) Citrix
5 2 (1.67%) webMethods
5 2 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) BT
6 1 (0.83%) NetApp
6 1 (0.83%) Lotus
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago