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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 29 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 26 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.52% 7.49% 10.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 7.69% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 34
Median daily rate £425 £408 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -11.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £28.25 £46.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £44.86 £47.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £36.53 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.91%
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
383 546 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.99% 97.33% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 298 300
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 84 44
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Chelmsford +4 5 £450 +12.50% 1
Basildon -1 4 £413 -8.33%
Brentwood +8 1 £260 -60.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £435 - 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 41 (57.75%) Project Management
2 37 (52.11%) PRINCE2
3 30 (42.25%) Finance
4 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.13%) Change Management
6 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
6 12 (16.90%) Oracle
6 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (15.49%) SQL
7 11 (15.49%) MS Project
8 10 (14.08%) Automotive
8 10 (14.08%) Project Planning
9 9 (12.68%) Degree
9 9 (12.68%) MS Office
10 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
11 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
11 7 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (9.86%) .NET
11 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification
12 6 (8.45%) PMP
12 6 (8.45%) NHS
12 6 (8.45%) JIRA
12 6 (8.45%) Change Control
12 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (8.45%) Software Delivery
13 5 (7.04%) Coaching
13 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
13 5 (7.04%) QA

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 (2.82%) Moodle
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Project
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
3 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
4 7 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Summit
2 2 (2.82%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle AGIS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.41%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.41%) DSL
2 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Frame Relay
2 1 (1.41%) MPLS
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) DB2
1 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.23%) Essbase
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (42.25%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Automotive
3 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.63%) Legal
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) German Language
7 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) NHS
3 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.23%) PMI
5 2 (2.82%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.82%) VLE
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Project Management
2 37 (52.11%) PRINCE2
3 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.13%) Change Management
5 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.08%) Project Planning
7 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) Change Control
8 6 (8.45%) Software Delivery
9 5 (7.04%) Coaching
9 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.04%) Test Management
10 4 (5.63%) CRM
10 4 (5.63%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.63%) Quality Management
10 4 (5.63%) Release Management
10 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.63%) Scrum
10 4 (5.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification
3 6 (8.45%) PMP
3 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MAPM
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 3 (4.23%) Hyperion
3 3 (4.23%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.82%) Blackboard
4 2 (2.82%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.82%) SumTotal
5 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow