Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 51 46
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -33
Contract jobs citing Project Management 40 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.10% 6.08% 7.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 6.72% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 46
Essex median daily rate £450 £483 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +10.92% +8.75%
10th Percentile £184 £254 £300
90th Percentile £577 £649 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Essex median hourly rate £47.50 £13.17 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.81% -70.74% +18.03%
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £15.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year +160.88% -38.67% +11.11%

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 557 922 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.91% 90.39% 91.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 582 501
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.56% +39.29%
10th Percentile £196 £298 £300
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 72
Essex median hourly rate £15.76 £18.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.44% -45.45% +38.95%
10th Percentile £11.53 £12.55 £13.44
90th Percentile £39.90 £48.25 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year - -44.44% +16.67%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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
Harlow +3 6 £500 +122.22% 4
Chelmsford -2 5 £256 -48.75% 5
Southend-on-Sea +9 4 £543 +17.30% 1
Colchester +5 4 £475 - 13
Stanford-le-Hope - 4 £190 -
Brentwood +8 2 £450 -
Basildon -1 1 £123 - 2
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (27.50%) Windows
4 8 (20.00%) SAP
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (17.50%) Public Sector
5 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Degree
6 6 (15.00%) ERP
7 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.50%) PMO
8 4 (10.00%) Contract Management
8 4 (10.00%) DevOps
8 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (10.00%) PMI
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.00%) NHS
8 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Unix
9 3 (7.50%) SQL
9 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project

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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Slack
3 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.50%) Ingres
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Babel
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Grunt
2 1 (2.50%) gulp
2 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 7 (17.50%) Public Sector
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Electronics
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Junior
4 3 (7.50%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Release Manager
4 3 (7.50%) SAP Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Cutover Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Hybris Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) Rollout Manager
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Cutover Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) J2EE
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (2.50%) Enzyme
2 1 (2.50%) Jest
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) Laravel
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) Sass
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Velocity
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) NHS
1 4 (10.00%) PMI
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.00%) ERP
5 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Contract Management
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) Kanban
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) PMP
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Ariba
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) hybris
3 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Concur
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Infor
4 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle