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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 37 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 14 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.73% 6.24% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 8.31% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £308 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
425 337 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.85% 75.06% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 190 275
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 61
Average hourly rate £34.50 £29.13 £29.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £46.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 7 - -
Basildon -7 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £425 -
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (51.16%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) PMI Certification
2 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (32.56%) PMP
4 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (25.58%) ITIL
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.93%) MS Project
6 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
8 7 (16.28%) Programme Management
8 7 (16.28%) Time Management
9 6 (13.95%) Automotive
9 6 (13.95%) Change Management
10 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) Firewall
10 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
10 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (11.63%) Rally
11 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
11 4 (9.30%) IBM
11 4 (9.30%) Windows
11 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
11 4 (9.30%) Matrix Management
11 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Local Government
12 3 (6.98%) CA PPM

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) Extranet
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Automotive
3 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.30%) Local Government
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.93%) IT Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Security Manager
4 5 (11.63%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Programme Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (9.30%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior PMO
7 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.98%) PMI
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.58%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) Programme Management
4 7 (16.28%) Time Management
5 6 (13.95%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.30%) Matrix Management
7 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
7 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.98%) Budget Control
8 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Change Control
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) PMI Certification
2 14 (32.56%) PMP
3 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.65%) APMP
6 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) GAMP
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Rally
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) VMware