The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 19 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 37 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.21% 8.46% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.52% 8.82% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 39
Average daily rate £463 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £538 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £47.55 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
492 431 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.91% 95.99% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 241 331
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 67
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.60 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 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 +23.07% 2
Brentwood -2 4 £650 +101.55% 1
Basildon -2 2 £450 -26.53%
Saffron Walden +1 1 £425 -10.52%
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 46 (54.12%) Project Management
2 38 (44.71%) Finance
3 30 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 17 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.47%) PMI Certification
6 14 (16.47%) ITIL
7 13 (15.29%) Degree
8 12 (14.12%) Statistical Analysis
9 11 (12.94%) PMP
9 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
9 11 (12.94%) Rally
10 9 (10.59%) Six Sigma
10 9 (10.59%) Automotive
10 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (9.41%) Time Management
11 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.41%) MS Project
11 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.24%) Migration
13 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (7.06%) CA PPM
13 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.06%) Software Delivery
13 6 (7.06%) Change Control
14 5 (5.88%) User Experience
14 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) Extranet
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) Intranet
2 3 (3.53%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.59%) Automotive
4 4 (4.71%) Local Government
5 3 (3.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Retail
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Publishing
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) Middleware
1 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.18%) XML
1 1 (1.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (3.53%) NHS
2 3 (3.53%) PMI
3 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
1 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) Project Management
2 30 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 17 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.47%) ITIL
6 12 (14.12%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (10.59%) Six Sigma
8 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (9.41%) Time Management
9 7 (8.24%) Migration
10 6 (7.06%) Change Control
10 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.06%) Software Delivery
10 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.88%) CRM
12 4 (4.71%) Matrix Management
12 4 (4.71%) Wealth Management
12 4 (4.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) Java
2 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) PMI Certification
2 13 (15.29%) Degree
3 11 (12.94%) PMP
4 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) GAMP
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Rally
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix
4 1 (1.18%) Dell
4 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
Essex
Ciber UK
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 28 days ago