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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 19 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 36 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.09% 10.23% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 13.55% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 45
Average daily rate £500 £316 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.10% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £218 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £474 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +14.32%
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
420 332 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.68% 75.45% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 184 276
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 59
Average hourly rate £33.25 £32.00 £29.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% +7.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £46.40 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford +5 10 £500 +122.22% 3
Brentwood +4 10 £650 +109.67%
Basildon -4 4 £400 -33.33% 1
Southend-on-Sea -9 1 £525 +11.70%
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 39 (53.42%) Finance
2 23 (31.51%) PRINCE2
3 16 (21.92%) Degree
4 12 (16.44%) Statistical Analysis
4 12 (16.44%) Automotive
5 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.07%) PMI Certification
6 10 (13.70%) Six Sigma
6 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
6 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.33%) ITIL
7 9 (12.33%) MS Project
8 8 (10.96%) Change Management
8 8 (10.96%) PMP
8 8 (10.96%) Rally
9 7 (9.59%) Software Delivery
9 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.22%) Change Control
11 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.85%) Time Management
11 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.85%) CA PPM
11 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (6.85%) Scrum

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Project
2 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Extranet
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
1 2 (2.74%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Ant
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 39 (53.42%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Automotive
3 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Local Government
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) IT Manager
4 8 (10.96%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Business Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Business Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Implementation Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Project Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Senior IT Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.11%) PMI
2 2 (2.74%) Biology
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) PRINCE2
2 12 (16.44%) Statistical Analysis
3 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.70%) Six Sigma
4 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.33%) ITIL
5 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.96%) Change Management
7 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Software Delivery
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.22%) Change Control
8 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.85%) Scrum
9 5 (6.85%) Time Management
10 4 (5.48%) Line Management
10 4 (5.48%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) C
1 2 (2.74%) Java
1 2 (2.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 11 (15.07%) PMI Certification
3 8 (10.96%) PMP
4 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.74%) APMP
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) GAMP
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Rally
3 3 (4.11%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix
5 1 (1.37%) NetApp
5 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
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