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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 59 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.15% 8.60% 12.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.69% 13.54% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 22
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £312 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £47.00 £37.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% +20.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £29.90 £20.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £45.26 £39.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.15%
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
431 362 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 81.47% 63.51% 66.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 221 130
Average daily rate £438 £369 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 44
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £43.90 £35.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Basildon +8 14 £458 +22.00% 3
Brentwood -4 5 £323 -
Southend-on-Sea -18 5 £510 +56.92% 1
Chelmsford -2 3 £180 -58.85% 1
Colchester -1 2 £250 -35.48% 2
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Witham - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 49 (44.55%) PRINCE2
2 47 (42.73%) Finance
3 27 (24.55%) PMI Certification
4 24 (21.82%) PMP
5 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.64%) MS Project
8 13 (11.82%) ITIL
9 11 (10.00%) Degree
10 10 (9.09%) Migration
11 9 (8.18%) Service Management
11 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
11 9 (8.18%) Change Management
12 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
12 8 (7.27%) MS Visio
12 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (6.36%) Change Control
13 7 (6.36%) Time Management
13 7 (6.36%) Marketing
13 7 (6.36%) German Language
13 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.36%) UNIX
13 7 (6.36%) Windows
13 7 (6.36%) Automotive
13 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (5.45%) CICS
2 3 (2.73%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Project
2 8 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
4 5 (4.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) PaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Extranet
1 3 (2.73%) LAN
1 3 (2.73%) WAN
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) WebFOCUS
3 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) IDMS
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.91%) EDMS
6 1 (0.91%) Ingres
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.91%) Gradle
2 1 (0.91%) Maven
2 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) Ant
General
1 47 (42.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Marketing
2 7 (6.36%) German Language
2 7 (6.36%) Automotive
2 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 19 (17.27%) Analyst
3 6 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (5.45%) Technical Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 5 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (3.64%) Consultant
5 4 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (2.73%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (2.73%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (2.73%) Network Planner
6 3 (2.73%) Product Manager
6 3 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (2.73%) Business Manager
6 3 (2.73%) Developer
7 2 (1.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (1.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (1.82%) Coordinator
7 2 (1.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) ISPF
1 5 (4.55%) J2EE
1 5 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (2.73%) Java EE
3 2 (1.82%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) HTML
3 2 (1.82%) .NET
3 2 (1.82%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.91%) Ajax
4 1 (0.91%) TopLink
4 1 (0.91%) WSDL
4 1 (0.91%) JMS
4 1 (0.91%) CSS
4 1 (0.91%) XSD
4 1 (0.91%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.55%) NHS
5 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.73%) PMI
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) LIMS
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) UNIX
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.91%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) PRINCE2
2 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.82%) ITIL
5 10 (9.09%) Migration
6 9 (8.18%) Service Management
6 9 (8.18%) Change Management
7 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.36%) Change Control
8 7 (6.36%) Time Management
8 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.55%) Supplier Management
9 5 (4.55%) Release Management
10 4 (3.64%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.73%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.73%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.73%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) JCL
1 5 (4.55%) Java
2 3 (2.73%) SQL
3 2 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (24.55%) PMI Certification
2 24 (21.82%) PMP
3 11 (10.00%) Degree
4 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) APMP
6 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.73%) CCIE
7 3 (2.73%) CCNP
7 3 (2.73%) CCNA
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
1 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Teradata
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) Cisco
3 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.82%) HP
4 2 (1.82%) Lotus
4 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.91%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.91%) Applix
5 1 (0.91%) VMware
5 1 (0.91%) BMC
5 1 (0.91%) NetApp
5 1 (0.91%) Juniper
5 1 (0.91%) EMC
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix
5 1 (0.91%) Cognos
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