The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 80 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.57% 13.38% 14.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.91% 19.57% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 27
Average daily rate £415 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £242 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 15
Average hourly rate £31.13 £35.22 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +27.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.83 £27.50 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.43 £46.00 £43.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -5 10 £279 +11.40%
Chelmsford -3 9 £400 +37.93%
Basildon -8 8 £475 +100.00% 2
Colchester +4 7 £444 -1.49% 2
Harlow - 3 £500 -
Purfleet - 1 £290 -
Epping - 1 £550 -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (31.78%) PRINCE2
2 36 (27.91%) Finance
3 31 (24.03%) MS Excel
4 22 (17.05%) MS Office
4 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
4 22 (17.05%) Change Management
5 19 (14.73%) Business Analysis
5 19 (14.73%) Degree
6 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.18%) ERP
7 13 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
8 12 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (9.30%) MS Project
8 12 (9.30%) Oracle
9 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
10 10 (7.75%) Time Management
11 9 (6.98%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.20%) XSD
12 8 (6.20%) Windows
12 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
12 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
12 8 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (6.20%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
13 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
14 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
14 6 (4.65%) PMP
14 6 (4.65%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.78%) Liferay
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.05%) MS Office
3 12 (9.30%) MS Project
4 8 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.55%) BASE24
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.78%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) VoIP
2 4 (3.10%) LDAP
3 3 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (1.55%) ATM
4 2 (1.55%) LAN
4 2 (1.55%) WAN
4 2 (1.55%) BGP
4 2 (1.55%) Internet
4 2 (1.55%) OSPF
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.55%) NGN
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.78%) Wireless
5 1 (0.78%) SMTP
5 1 (0.78%) FTP
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.55%) MS Access
4 2 (1.55%) DTS
4 2 (1.55%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.78%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.55%) JIRA
1 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.78%) Selenium
2 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 36 (27.91%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.10%) Local Government
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Electronics
5 2 (1.55%) Publishing
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (40.31%) Project Manager
2 34 (26.36%) Analyst
3 21 (16.28%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.30%) Technical Manager
5 11 (8.53%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (8.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Consultant
9 4 (3.10%) Project Officer
9 4 (3.10%) Active Directory Specialist
9 4 (3.10%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.10%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Project Management Officer
10 3 (2.33%) Senior Project Officer
10 3 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Administrator
11 2 (1.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) XSD
2 2 (1.55%) .NET
2 2 (1.55%) JRules
3 1 (0.78%) GWT
3 1 (0.78%) JSF
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.78%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.10%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.10%) PKI
3 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.55%) VAX
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) Tandem
5 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.55%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) UNIX
3 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) PRINCE2
2 22 (17.05%) Change Management
3 19 (14.73%) Business Analysis
4 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (13.18%) ERP
5 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.75%) Time Management
7 9 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.20%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.65%) PRINCE
9 6 (4.65%) Matrix Management
9 6 (4.65%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.65%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (3.88%) Change Control
10 5 (3.88%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.88%) Data Management
10 5 (3.88%) ITIL
11 4 (3.10%) CRM
11 4 (3.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) SQL
2 5 (3.88%) C
3 4 (3.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (14.73%) Degree
2 13 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) PMP
4 6 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) APMP
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.55%) CCIE
5 2 (1.55%) CCNP
5 2 (1.55%) CCVP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 5 (3.88%) VMware
3 5 (3.88%) SAP
4 4 (3.10%) Cisco
4 4 (3.10%) McAfee
5 3 (2.33%) JBoss
5 3 (2.33%) Citrix
5 3 (2.33%) Sage
6 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.55%) Juniper
6 2 (1.55%) webMethods
7 1 (0.78%) BT
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
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