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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Rank 45 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -32 +2  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.65% 10.79% 9.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 12.86% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 32
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £208 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £27.38 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 363 381 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.32% 83.92% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 208 192
Median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon -2 2 £338 -
Southend-on-Sea -23 2 £540 -1.81%
Colchester - 2 £193 - 4
Brentwood +3 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 28 (56.00%) PRINCE2
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Finance
4 16 (32.00%) Change Management
5 12 (24.00%) MS Project
6 11 (22.00%) Coaching
7 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (16.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) Automotive
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.00%) Matrix Management
10 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
10 7 (14.00%) Change Control
10 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (12.00%) PMO
11 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.00%) PMI Certification
11 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.00%) Scrum
12 5 (10.00%) PMP
12 5 (10.00%) Logistics
12 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 5 (10.00%) Contingency Planning

Project Management
Top Related 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 (4.00%) Moodle
1 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Project
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (4.00%) DSL
1 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) MPLS
1 2 (4.00%) Skype
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
1 2 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.00%) HBase
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Redis
2 1 (2.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) JMeter
2 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.00%) Automotive
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 2 (4.00%) German Language
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Local Government
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.00%) IT Manager
2 8 (16.00%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Development Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Product Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Product Development Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Application Development Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Application Development Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Development Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Product Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) D3.js
3 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) Leaflet
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) PMI
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) VLE
5 1 (2.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Solaris
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) PRINCE2
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Change Management
4 11 (22.00%) Coaching
5 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (14.00%) Change Control
6 7 (14.00%) Matrix Management
6 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
6 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (10.00%) Logistics
8 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Dependency Management
9 4 (8.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (8.00%) SDLC
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C#
1 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (12.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) PMP
4 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) CCNP
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.00%) APMP
6 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.00%) CISA
6 1 (2.00%) CISM
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) IFRS
3 1 (2.00%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) OpenView
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Blackboard
4 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) SumTotal
5 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.00%) Mapbox
5 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
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