The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 29 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.08% 5.80% 8.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 5.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 27
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £625 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £40.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.15 £38.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £42.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +33.33%
Project Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
463 606 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.06% 97.58% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 380 239
Median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 55 64
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +16.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Essex region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Essex region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +3 9 £380 -39.20% 1
Chelmsford +9 2 £475 -5.00%
Colchester - 2 £525 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £220 - 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 60 (75.95%) Project Management
2 42 (53.16%) Finance
3 36 (45.57%) PRINCE2
4 20 (25.32%) Automotive
4 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.52%) PMP
6 16 (20.25%) PMI Certification
6 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
6 16 (20.25%) Change Control
7 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (16.46%) Degree
9 12 (15.19%) Legal
9 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
9 12 (15.19%) Software Delivery
10 11 (13.92%) User Experience
10 11 (13.92%) Mobile App
10 11 (13.92%) PRINCE
10 11 (13.92%) Change Management
11 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
11 10 (12.66%) Oracle
11 10 (12.66%) Logistics
11 10 (12.66%) Performance Management
11 10 (12.66%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (12.66%) Process Improvement
11 10 (12.66%) Coaching
12 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
12 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
13 8 (10.13%) MS Office

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) Documentum
1 2 (2.53%) SAS
1 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
2 6 (7.59%) MS Project
3 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (2.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (2.53%) Summit
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Essbase
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 42 (53.16%) Finance
2 20 (25.32%) Automotive
3 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
4 12 (15.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) German Language
5 2 (2.53%) Local Government
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) COM
2 2 (2.53%) JSON
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Mobile App
1 11 (13.92%) User Experience
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) NHS
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
1 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.95%) Project Management
2 36 (45.57%) PRINCE2
3 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.25%) Change Control
5 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.19%) Software Delivery
7 11 (13.92%) Change Management
7 11 (13.92%) PRINCE
8 10 (12.66%) Coaching
8 10 (12.66%) Logistics
8 10 (12.66%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (12.66%) Performance Management
8 10 (12.66%) Process Improvement
8 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
9 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.13%) Contingency Planning
11 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) PMP
2 16 (20.25%) PMI Certification
3 13 (16.46%) Degree
4 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) APMP
5 1 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) PMBOK
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 8 (10.13%) Rally
4 4 (5.06%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.53%) Infor
7 1 (1.27%) Dell