The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 42 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 21 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.16% 8.52% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 12.65% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 15
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -1.63%
PRINCE2
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
410 332 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 81.19% 67.34% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 174 147
Average daily rate £425 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 62
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £32.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +14.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Essex region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Essex region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

PRINCE2
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 PRINCE2 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 15 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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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
Basildon -3 2 - - 3
Brentwood -10 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea -14 2 £520 +4.00%
Colchester - 2 £525 - 4
Witham - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - - 1
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2.

1 37 (61.67%) Project Management
2 19 (31.67%) Finance
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (21.67%) ITIL
5 13 (21.67%) PMI Certification
6 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (18.33%) MS Project
7 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.33%) Degree
7 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 10 (16.67%) PMP
9 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.33%) Change Control
10 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (10.00%) Change Management
11 6 (10.00%) Windows
12 5 (8.33%) MS Office
12 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.33%) VMware
13 4 (6.67%) Web Design
13 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.67%) Firewall
13 4 (6.67%) Retail
13 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
13 4 (6.67%) German Language
13 4 (6.67%) Internet

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) CICS
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Project
2 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) VPN
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.33%) FirePass
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) Ingres
2 1 (1.67%) EDMS
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) IDMS
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) German Language
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.67%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Release Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Junior
7 2 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Marketing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) PMI
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) Social Media
3 2 (3.33%) CCTV
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) LIMS
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Project Management
2 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Change Control
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) Coaching
8 4 (6.67%) System Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Web Design
8 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.00%) Time Management
9 3 (5.00%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Migration
9 3 (5.00%) Logistics
9 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C#
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
1 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) PMI Certification
2 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (18.33%) Degree
3 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (16.67%) PMP
5 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.67%) MCSE
7 3 (5.00%) CCNA
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) APMP
9 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) MCP
9 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco
3 3 (5.00%) Dell
3 3 (5.00%) EMC
4 2 (3.33%) NetApp
4 2 (3.33%) F5
4 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Altiris
5 1 (1.67%) Veeam
5 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.67%) Zeacom