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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 36 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 37 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.95% 6.26% 7.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 9.60% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £245 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £624 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £46.00 £33.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -5.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £31.56 £23.34
% change year-on-year
-18.39% +35.18%
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
437 354 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.14% 65.19% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 211 142
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 38
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.19 £41.00 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +2 3 - - 2
Brentwood -3 2 £345 +20.62%
Chelmsford -4 1 - - 2
Colchester -7 1 £525 +29.23%
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (65.00%) Project Management
2 24 (40.00%) Finance
3 18 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (25.00%) PMP
6 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.33%) ITIL
9 10 (16.67%) MS Project
10 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
11 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.33%) Change Control
12 7 (11.67%) Coaching
13 6 (10.00%) Degree
13 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
13 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.33%) Windows
14 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
15 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
15 4 (6.67%) German Language
15 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
15 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
16 3 (5.00%) APMP
16 3 (5.00%) J2EE
16 3 (5.00%) Oracle
16 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) CICS
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Project
2 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.33%) MS Office
6 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.67%) FirePass
3 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) VoIP
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
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
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) German Language
3 3 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.67%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Junior
7 2 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Release Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) PMI
2 3 (5.00%) NHS
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) CCTV
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) LIMS
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) 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 39 (65.00%) Project Management
2 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.33%) ITIL
4 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 8 (13.33%) Change Control
6 7 (11.67%) Coaching
7 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Change Management
9 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.00%) Time Management
10 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.33%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.33%) Web Design
10 2 (3.33%) Service Management
10 2 (3.33%) System Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Release Management
10 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C#
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
1 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (25.00%) PMP
4 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.00%) Degree
7 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.00%) APMP
9 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.33%) MCSE
10 1 (1.67%) CCNA
10 1 (1.67%) ISEB
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) Dell
3 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.67%) EMC
4 1 (1.67%) NetApp
4 1 (1.67%) Altiris
4 1 (1.67%) Veeam
4 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.67%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Zeacom
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) HP