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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 19 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.72% 9.19% 9.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.12% 9.88% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 20
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£513 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £149 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £26.53 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.34% -29.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £11.35 £28.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.71 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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
505 577 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.10% 93.06% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 311 184
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 56 74
Average hourly rate £36.50 £16.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.21% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £37.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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
Brentwood +6 8 £525 +87.50% 2
Basildon -4 8 £600 +60.00% 1
Chelmsford -8 6 £500 +257.14% 2
Colchester +12 2 £325 -29.72% 1
Harlow -5 1 - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 41 (55.41%) Project Management
2 33 (44.59%) PRINCE2
3 27 (36.49%) Finance
4 15 (20.27%) PMP
5 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
6 12 (16.22%) Banking
6 12 (16.22%) Software Delivery
7 10 (13.51%) PMI Certification
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle
8 9 (12.16%) Migration
8 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (9.46%) NHS
10 7 (9.46%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (8.11%) Hyperion
11 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
12 5 (6.76%) PRINCE
12 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
13 4 (5.41%) PMI
13 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
14 3 (4.05%) Degree
14 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
14 3 (4.05%) Wealth Management
14 3 (4.05%) Cash Management
14 3 (4.05%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Project
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.70%) Wireless
2 2 (2.70%) PABX
2 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) AccuRev
1 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
3 12 (16.22%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Local Government
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) NHS
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) PMI
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) UNIX
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Project Management
2 33 (44.59%) PRINCE2
3 12 (16.22%) Software Delivery
4 9 (12.16%) Migration
4 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
7 5 (6.76%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.05%) Cash Management
8 3 (4.05%) Change Control
8 3 (4.05%) Scrum
8 3 (4.05%) ERP
9 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.70%) Information Security
9 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.70%) E-business
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) Java
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) PMP
2 10 (13.51%) PMI Certification
3 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.35%) MCIPD
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Hyperion
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) BT
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