The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 48 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 18 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.38% 1.70% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.49% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate £419 £483 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -17.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £349 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £617 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Planning
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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
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Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 3 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £414 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £320 -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) MS Project
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
6 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) APMP
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
6 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) IPv4
1 2 (9.09%) IPv6
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Planner
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management Officer
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) REST
1 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
1 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (9.09%) BDD
3 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
3 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) APMP
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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