Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -38 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 51 91 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.45% 10.35% 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 12.05% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 75 54
Essex median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £299 £222 £282
90th Percentile £588 £533 £535
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Essex median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -15.25% -10.61% +6.45%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 675 755 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.34% 85.89% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 456 528
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £600 £528 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 145 146
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.90 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +4.59% +3.39%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.45 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Essex

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Essex

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Essex

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Essex

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -21 17 £438 +8.02% 2
Witham +2 8 £550 +37.50% 1
Colchester +9 4 £463 -5.13%
Brentwood -15 4 £290 +11.54% 1
Chelmsford +5 2 £150 -66.67%
Basildon -7 1 £150 -60.53%
Harlow - 1 £375 -
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 26 (50.98%) Change Management
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
4 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (27.45%) Waterfall
5 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
5 13 (25.49%) Coaching
5 13 (25.49%) Wealth Management
6 10 (19.61%) Dependency Management
6 10 (19.61%) Project Governance
7 8 (15.69%) Matrix Management
7 8 (15.69%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (13.73%) SAP
9 6 (11.76%) SQL
9 6 (11.76%) ITIL
9 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (11.76%) ERP
9 6 (11.76%) Middleware
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (9.80%) Billing
11 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.84%) ETL
11 4 (7.84%) SAP MM
11 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP FSCM
1 4 (7.84%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.92%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.92%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.96%) Ingres
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Architect
5 8 (15.69%) Development Manager
5 8 (15.69%) Product Development Manager
5 8 (15.69%) Product Manager
5 8 (15.69%) Project Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Business Architect
6 7 (13.73%) Business Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Audit Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Compliance Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Compliance Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Compliance Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Development Manager
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) XML Schema
3 2 (3.92%) XSD
4 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Change Management
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
4 14 (27.45%) Waterfall
5 13 (25.49%) Coaching
5 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
5 13 (25.49%) Wealth Management
6 10 (19.61%) Dependency Management
6 10 (19.61%) Project Governance
7 8 (15.69%) Matrix Management
7 8 (15.69%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (11.76%) ERP
8 6 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) ETL
9 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) C
2 2 (3.92%) C#
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) ACCA
3 3 (5.88%) CIMA
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) PMO
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) EMIR
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) IFRS
3 1 (1.96%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.96%) MiFID
3 1 (1.96%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) SAP
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Ariba