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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 19 39 11
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 31 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.35% 3.47% 11.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 4.59% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 11
Average daily rate
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£356 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £516 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.00 £38.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.07% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.13 £38.50 £30.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £38.50 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
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
312 436 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 73.93% 75.56% 64.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 251 91
Average daily rate £380 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 61 34
Average hourly rate £25.63 £29.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 January 2015. 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 +14 10 £600 +11.62% 5
Brentwood - 6 £323 - 1
Chelmsford -6 2 £325 -25.71% 1
Chigwell - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Witham - - - -
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 53 (75.71%) Project Management
2 33 (47.14%) Finance
3 29 (41.43%) PMI Certification
4 27 (38.57%) PMP
5 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.14%) MS Project
6 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) Automotive
9 7 (10.00%) Change Control
10 6 (8.57%) Coaching
10 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
10 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (8.57%) Degree
10 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
11 5 (7.14%) ITIL
11 5 (7.14%) NHS
11 5 (7.14%) PRINCE
11 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.71%) Banking
12 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
12 4 (5.71%) APMP
13 3 (4.29%) Wealth Management
13 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (4.29%) J2EE

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.43%) CICS
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Project
2 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Office
5 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) VoIP
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
1 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) EDMS
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.43%) IDMS
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.43%) DB2
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Ingres
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 33 (47.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Automotive
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) German Language
7 1 (1.43%) Local Government
7 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.43%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Programme Planner
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Architect
6 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (1.43%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Applications Project Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Applications Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) J2EE
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) PMI
3 2 (2.86%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) LIMS
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) OpenVMS
1 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Project Management
2 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.00%) Change Control
5 6 (8.57%) Coaching
5 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL
6 5 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.29%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.86%) People Management
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
8 2 (2.86%) Service Management
8 2 (2.86%) Change Management
8 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.86%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C#
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
1 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) PMI Certification
2 27 (38.57%) PMP
3 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (8.57%) Degree
6 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) APMP
7 2 (2.86%) ISEB
8 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) VMware
3 1 (1.43%) Citrix
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) EMC
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco
3 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Juniper
3 1 (1.43%) BMC
3 1 (1.43%) NetApp
3 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow