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 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
Rank 22 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 38 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.16% 9.68% 15.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 13.10% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 26
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 21
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% -0.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
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
399 458 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.14% 73.87% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 257 146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 62
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £23.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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
Brentwood +7 9 £525 +87.50% 3
Basildon -6 5 £600 +41.17% 1
Chelmsford -7 4 £400 +166.66% 2
Colchester +14 3 £413 -10.81% 2
Rayleigh - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea +3 1 - -
Harlow -5 1 £225 -50.00%
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (46.84%) Finance
2 29 (36.71%) PRINCE2
3 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.25%) PMP
6 13 (16.46%) Banking
6 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
7 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.19%) MS Project
8 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
8 11 (13.92%) PMI Certification
8 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
8 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
10 9 (11.39%) Change Management
11 8 (10.13%) Migration
12 7 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.59%) Open Source
13 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
14 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
14 5 (6.33%) NHS
14 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
14 5 (6.33%) Windows
14 5 (6.33%) Business Transformation
14 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
15 4 (5.06%) Change Control
15 4 (5.06%) Coaching
15 4 (5.06%) MS Office

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Lync
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Project
2 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.53%) PABX
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.27%) SSL
2 1 (1.27%) DHCP
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) AccuRev
General
1 37 (46.84%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Project Manager
2 15 (18.99%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.80%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Lean Practitioner
7 2 (2.53%) Communications Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Systems Support
7 2 (2.53%) Project Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) XML
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) DHTML
3 1 (1.27%) XSL
3 1 (1.27%) Ajax
3 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.27%) WinForms
3 1 (1.27%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (1.27%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.27%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.27%) Django
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
3 1 (1.27%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) Open Source
4 5 (6.33%) NHS
5 4 (5.06%) PMI
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) PRINCE2
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
4 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.39%) Change Management
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.33%) Business Transformation
9 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Change Control
10 4 (5.06%) Coaching
10 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.06%) ITIL
11 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.80%) Scrum
11 3 (3.80%) Wealth Management
11 3 (3.80%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.27%) Perl
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) Ruby
3 1 (1.27%) Korn
3 1 (1.27%) Scala
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) PMP
2 11 (13.92%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) PgMP
5 1 (1.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) HP
2 3 (3.80%) VMware
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.27%) Lotus
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) McAfee
4 1 (1.27%) WSO2
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