The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Job Titles advertised 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 78 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.97% 13.68% 10.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.67% 14.95% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 24
Average daily rate £440 £450 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £294 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
Average hourly rate £23.03 £37.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.60% -9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.55 £32.02 £36.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £46.00 £44.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.15 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 388 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.48% 91.51% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 186 198
Average daily rate £375 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 60
Average hourly rate £33.98 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 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
Chelmsford +2 11 £369 -18.05%
Basildon -5 8 £473 +57.50% 3
Brentwood -2 7 £290 -
Colchester +1 5 £475 -5.00%
Harlow +1 3 £500 +11.11%
Purfleet - 2 £340 -
Epping - 1 £550 -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 53 (48.18%) Project Management
2 47 (42.73%) Finance
3 36 (32.73%) PRINCE2
4 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (20.91%) Degree
6 13 (11.82%) Change Management
6 13 (11.82%) MS Project
7 10 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 9 (8.18%) Retail
8 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
9 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.36%) CRM
9 7 (6.36%) ERP
9 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
9 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
10 6 (5.45%) CMS
10 6 (5.45%) PMI Certification
10 6 (5.45%) MS Office
10 6 (5.45%) Banking
10 6 (5.45%) Marketing
10 6 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.45%) Migration
10 6 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.45%) Social Media
10 6 (5.45%) Business Transformation
11 5 (4.55%) Email Marketing
11 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (4.55%) PMP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) MS Project
2 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.45%) MS Office
4 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.91%) BASE24
3 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) NGN
2 3 (2.73%) Wireless
2 3 (2.73%) Broadband
2 3 (2.73%) VoIP
3 2 (1.82%) ATM
4 1 (0.91%) SMTP
4 1 (0.91%) FTP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 47 (42.73%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Retail
3 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.45%) Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
5 2 (1.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) HTML
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Social Media
2 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
2 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.91%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.91%) Tandem
3 1 (0.91%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.91%) PMI
3 1 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) Windows
1 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Project Management
2 36 (32.73%) PRINCE2
3 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.82%) Change Management
5 10 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.36%) CRM
6 7 (6.36%) ERP
7 6 (5.45%) Migration
7 6 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (5.45%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.45%) Business Transformation
8 5 (4.55%) Email Marketing
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.55%) PRINCE
9 3 (2.73%) ITIL
9 3 (2.73%) Waterfall
10 2 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.82%) Change Control
10 2 (1.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.64%) Java
2 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (4.55%) PMP
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) APMP
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (2.73%) Cisco
1 3 (2.73%) IBM
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.82%) Citrix
2 2 (1.82%) Avaya
2 2 (1.82%) Sage
3 1 (0.91%) VMware
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle
3 1 (0.91%) SAP
3 1 (0.91%) NetApp
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