The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 10 21
Rank change year-on-year -40 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.31% 11.76% 7.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 12.08% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 29
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £413 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.00% -28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 364 414 513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 93.33% 97.41% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 206 279
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £16.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Essex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Essex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Essex over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Essex

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Essex

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +3 1 £275 -
Chelmsford +3 1 - -
Brentwood 0 1 - -
Saffron Walden -4 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -25 1 £535 -2.72%
Epping - 1 £550 -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) Project Management
2 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (28.13%) PMI Certification
5 9 (28.13%) Automotive
6 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (25.00%) PMP
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) PMI
7 7 (21.88%) Change Control
8 6 (18.75%) Coaching
8 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 6 (18.75%) Contingency Planning
9 5 (15.63%) Legal
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
9 5 (15.63%) Change Management
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) Marketing
10 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (9.38%) IT Strategy
11 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
11 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (9.38%) B2C
11 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (6.25%) DSL
1 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) Frame Relay
1 2 (6.25%) MPLS
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Automotive
3 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (15.63%) Legal
5 4 (12.50%) Marketing
6 2 (6.25%) German Language
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) PMI
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Project Management
2 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Change Control
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Coaching
5 6 (18.75%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
6 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.38%) B2C
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) Information Management
8 3 (9.38%) IT Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Logistics
8 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) PMI Certification
2 8 (25.00%) PMP
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) APMP
6 1 (3.13%) MAPM
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PMO
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) IFRS
2 1 (3.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.13%) Infor
3 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
Essex
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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