The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 59 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 1.19% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.74% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£540 £488 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +178.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £398
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +5.21%
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 £15.75 £18.90 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -45.61%
PRINCE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 344 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.11% 67.98% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 184 150
Average daily rate £425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 60
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £37.50 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 1 - -
PRINCE
East of England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) DB2

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM