The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 56 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.46% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.52% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £120 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -71.76% -1.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +116.66% -  

PRINCE is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 392 387 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.74% 80.12% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 184 294
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 99 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -17.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.65 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing PRINCE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in Essex

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in Essex

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee