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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.32% 10.39% 8.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.19% 11.35% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £299 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Average hourly rate £40.88 £39.50 £38.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +2.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £37.50 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.78 £42.40 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 423 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.47% 91.56% 97.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 202 245
Average daily rate £384 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 92
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.66 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.15 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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
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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
Basildon -2 6 £438 +37.25% 2
Chelmsford +1 3 £425 +25.92% 3
Colchester -5 2 £325 -35.00%
Witham +8 1 £325 - 2
Brentwood -8 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 52 (44.83%) Project Management
2 51 (43.97%) Finance
3 36 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (16.38%) Degree
6 16 (13.79%) Marketing
7 13 (11.21%) Project Planning
8 12 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (9.48%) CMS
10 9 (7.76%) Change Management
10 9 (7.76%) PMI Certification
10 9 (7.76%) MS Project
10 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (7.76%) Retail
11 8 (6.90%) Change Control
12 7 (6.03%) Social Media
12 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.03%) Migration
12 7 (6.03%) CRM
12 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.17%) Banking
13 6 (5.17%) Data Migration
14 5 (4.31%) Email Marketing
14 5 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
14 5 (4.31%) Content Management
14 5 (4.31%) Java
14 5 (4.31%) ERP
14 5 (4.31%) Management Information System

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (9.48%) CMS
2 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Project
2 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.59%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.72%) BASE24
4 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) ATM
1 3 (2.59%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.86%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (43.97%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Marketing
3 9 (7.76%) Retail
4 6 (5.17%) Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Automotive
6 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.86%) Billing
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Games
8 1 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) Web Services
1 1 (0.86%) XSD
1 1 (0.86%) WSDL
1 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
1 1 (0.86%) TopLink
1 1 (0.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Social Media
2 5 (4.31%) NHS
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) PMI
4 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.72%) Tandem
5 2 (1.72%) CCTV
5 2 (1.72%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.72%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) Windows
1 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.83%) Project Management
2 36 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.21%) Project Planning
5 12 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (7.76%) Change Management
7 8 (6.90%) Change Control
8 7 (6.03%) CRM
8 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.03%) Migration
8 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.17%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.31%) Email Marketing
10 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.31%) Content Management
10 5 (4.31%) ERP
11 4 (3.45%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.45%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.45%) Business Transformation
12 3 (2.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) Java
2 4 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (7.76%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.31%) PMP
3 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) APMP
6 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) SCCM
1 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (2.59%) IBM
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.72%) Dell
2 2 (1.72%) Citrix
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle
2 2 (1.72%) Sage
2 2 (1.72%) VMware
3 1 (0.86%) SAP
3 1 (0.86%) NetApp
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