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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 20 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 44 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.00% 9.72% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.14% 14.63% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 15
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£329 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.81% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £563 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Average hourly rate £35.38 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.38 £28.10 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.55 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
395 328 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.78% 66.40% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 175 140
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 62
Average hourly rate £32.29 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.40% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Southend-on-Sea -10 6 £378 -24.50% 1
Basildon 0 4 - - 3
Brentwood -9 4 - - 1
Chelmsford +3 2 £180 -57.64%
Colchester -3 1 £525 -
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Harwich - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Witham - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (36.54%) Finance
2 37 (35.58%) PRINCE2
3 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
4 17 (16.35%) PMI Certification
5 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
6 14 (13.46%) Management Information System
6 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.46%) Degree
7 13 (12.50%) MS Project
7 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 12 (11.54%) MS Office
8 12 (11.54%) Change Management
8 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (10.58%) Time Management
9 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (9.62%) PMP
10 10 (9.62%) Oracle
10 10 (9.62%) Change Control
11 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
11 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (8.65%) ITIL
12 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.69%) SQL
12 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
12 8 (7.69%) Marketing
12 8 (7.69%) Project Planning
13 7 (6.73%) German Language
13 7 (6.73%) XSD
13 7 (6.73%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.96%) CICS
3 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.50%) MS Project
2 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 12 (11.54%) MS Office
3 12 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) LAN
1 4 (3.85%) WAN
1 4 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) Extranet
3 2 (1.92%) ATM
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
1 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.77%) WebFOCUS
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.96%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) IDMS
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Ingres
7 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.96%) Maven
2 1 (0.96%) Gradle
2 1 (0.96%) Ant
2 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (36.54%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Marketing
3 7 (6.73%) German Language
4 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.81%) Automotive
6 4 (3.85%) Retail
7 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.92%) Publishing
8 2 (1.92%) Local Government
9 1 (0.96%) Banking
9 1 (0.96%) Billing
9 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.96%) Games
9 1 (0.96%) Electronics
9 1 (0.96%) Law
9 1 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.96%) Front Office
9 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (39.42%) Project Manager
2 28 (26.92%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.77%) Technical Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Network Planner
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (1.92%) Support Analyst
9 2 (1.92%) Release Analyst
9 2 (1.92%) Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Network Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) Project Officer
9 2 (1.92%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) XSD
2 5 (4.81%) J2EE
3 3 (2.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) .NET
4 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.96%) Ajax
5 1 (0.96%) Java EE
5 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) TopLink
5 1 (0.96%) WSDL
5 1 (0.96%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.96%) JMS
5 1 (0.96%) Swing
5 1 (0.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.73%) PMI
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.81%) NHS
5 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Tandem
7 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.96%) Open Source
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.96%) LIMS
7 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) PRINCE2
2 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.54%) Change Management
3 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.58%) Time Management
5 10 (9.62%) Change Control
6 9 (8.65%) ITIL
7 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.73%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.77%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.81%) Release Management
10 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.81%) Service Management
11 4 (3.85%) ETL
11 4 (3.85%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) Java
3 2 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.96%) C++
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) PMI Certification
2 14 (13.46%) Degree
3 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (9.62%) PMP
5 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.88%) CCIE
6 3 (2.88%) CCNP
6 3 (2.88%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.92%) APMP
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Teradata
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (1.92%) Dell
5 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.96%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.96%) NetApp
6 1 (0.96%) Lotus
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) BT
6 1 (0.96%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) JBoss