The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 51 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 1.08% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.55% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
365 322 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.57% 69.40% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 58
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
PRINCE
East of England

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE across the Essex region.

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in Essex

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
PRINCE
East of England

PRINCE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PRINCE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PRINCE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell