The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford - 17.31% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 23.08% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +122.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year -21.42% +23.89%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chelmsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8 39 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 72.73% 75.00% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 27
Median daily rate £400 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Chelmsford

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Chelmsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Chelmsford

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Chelmsford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chelmsford region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SumTotal
2 1 (33.33%) VLE
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (33.33%) Moodle
2 1 (33.33%) Blackboard
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Commissioning Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Learning Management System
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Blackboard
1 1 (33.33%) SumTotal