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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 49 58 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.86% 12.64% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.96% 18.13% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 12
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£329 £400 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.81% +18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £535 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £32.88 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £19.90 £29.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.93 £43.45 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +7.14%
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
378 320 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.06% 69.72% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 172 165
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 55
Average hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.20 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £41.40 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
Brentwood -5 9 £233 -18.70%
Southend-on-Sea -5 7 £378 -24.50% 1
Basildon +2 5 - -
Chelmsford +1 1 £180 -46.66% 1
Colchester -5 1 £350 -15.15%
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Harwich - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Witham - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 35 (30.97%) PRINCE2
3 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
5 17 (15.04%) MS Project
5 17 (15.04%) Time Management
6 15 (13.27%) PMI Certification
6 15 (13.27%) Management Information System
7 14 (12.39%) Change Management
7 14 (12.39%) MS Office
7 14 (12.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (12.39%) Degree
8 13 (11.50%) Change Control
9 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.62%) Oracle
9 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (9.73%) MS Visio
10 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
11 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
11 10 (8.85%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.85%) XSD
11 10 (8.85%) SQL
12 9 (7.96%) ITIL
12 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
12 9 (7.96%) Data Analysis
12 9 (7.96%) Marketing
13 8 (7.08%) Project Planning
13 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
13 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.04%) MS Project
3 14 (12.39%) MS Office
3 14 (12.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (9.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) BASE24
2 1 (0.88%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) Firewall
2 2 (1.77%) ATM
2 2 (1.77%) LAN
2 2 (1.77%) WAN
3 1 (0.88%) Broadband
3 1 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.31%) WebFOCUS
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.88%) Gradle
2 1 (0.88%) Ant
2 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Marketing
3 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.42%) Automotive
4 5 (4.42%) German Language
5 4 (3.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Local Government
6 2 (1.77%) Electronics
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Project Manager
2 34 (30.09%) Analyst
3 12 (10.62%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Technical Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (5.31%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.42%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Data Analyst
10 2 (1.77%) Java Developer
10 2 (1.77%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (1.77%) Release Analyst
10 2 (1.77%) Systems Designer
10 2 (1.77%) Consultant
10 2 (1.77%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) XSD
2 3 (2.65%) J2EE
2 3 (2.65%) XML
3 2 (1.77%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
4 1 (0.88%) Swing
4 1 (0.88%) JMS
4 1 (0.88%) WSDL
4 1 (0.88%) TopLink
4 1 (0.88%) Ajax
4 1 (0.88%) Java EE
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.19%) PMI
3 5 (4.42%) NHS
3 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.88%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) Tandem
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.88%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) PRINCE2
2 17 (15.04%) Time Management
3 14 (12.39%) Change Management
4 13 (11.50%) Change Control
5 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.85%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.96%) ITIL
7 9 (7.96%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.08%) Project Planning
8 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.19%) ETL
9 7 (6.19%) ERP
9 7 (6.19%) EAI
10 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.31%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.42%) Supplier Management
11 5 (4.42%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.42%) Data Mapping
11 5 (4.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.85%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) C
3 2 (1.77%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) PMI Certification
2 14 (12.39%) Degree
3 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.08%) PMP
6 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) APMP
7 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) CCNA
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) Oracle
3 5 (4.42%) Teradata
4 3 (2.65%) Sage
4 3 (2.65%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco
5 2 (1.77%) Dell
5 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) BT
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) Lotus
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss