The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills 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 Planning over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 60 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 1.85% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 2.80% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.06%
Project Planning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
389 321 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.04% 65.91% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 172 144
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 63
Average hourly rate £33.49 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Essex region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Essex region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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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 - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Witham - - - -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning.

1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Change Control
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) PMI
4 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) MS Project
5 3 (25.00%) Automotive
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (8.33%) Life Science
7 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (8.33%) SaaS
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (8.33%) SOA

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Local Government
4 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Junior
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Planner
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) BCP
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) HP