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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 24 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 35 36 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.99% 6.92% 9.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 9.05% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 39
Median daily rate £425 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -3.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
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
350 398 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.91% 76.54% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 214 269
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 30 38
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.80 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +7 3 £340 -43.33%
Brentwood -5 2 - -
Chelmsford +12 1 £185 -58.88%
Southend-on-Sea +3 1 £550 -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 43 (57.33%) Finance
2 26 (34.67%) PRINCE2
3 19 (25.33%) Automotive
3 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
3 19 (25.33%) Degree
4 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (18.67%) PMP
6 14 (18.67%) PMI Certification
6 14 (18.67%) Change Control
7 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.00%) Logistics
7 12 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 11 (14.67%) Change Management
8 11 (14.67%) PRINCE
8 11 (14.67%) Software Delivery
8 11 (14.67%) Performance Management
8 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 10 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (13.33%) Coaching
9 10 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 10 (13.33%) Legal
10 9 (12.00%) Six Sigma
10 9 (12.00%) Line Management
11 8 (10.67%) User Experience
11 8 (10.67%) Rally
11 8 (10.67%) Contingency Planning

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) DHCP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.67%) DB2
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 43 (57.33%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Automotive
2 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (13.33%) Legal
4 6 (8.00%) German Language
5 3 (4.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 12 (16.00%) IT Manager
3 10 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Implementation Specialist
5 4 (5.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Product Specialist
6 3 (4.00%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Scrum Master
6 3 (4.00%) Senior IT Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) COM
1 3 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.67%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) PRINCE2
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.67%) Change Control
4 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.00%) Logistics
4 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 11 (14.67%) Change Management
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.67%) Performance Management
5 11 (14.67%) PRINCE
5 11 (14.67%) Software Delivery
6 10 (13.33%) Coaching
6 10 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.00%) Line Management
7 9 (12.00%) Six Sigma
8 8 (10.67%) Contingency Planning
8 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Java
2 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
2 15 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (18.67%) PMI Certification
3 14 (18.67%) PMP
4 2 (2.67%) APMP
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.67%) Rally
2 3 (4.00%) HP
2 3 (4.00%) Infor
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) NetApp
4 1 (1.33%) VMware