Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 16 June 2019 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 2
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 72 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -22
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 20 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.39% 1.66% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.85% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 27
Essex median daily rate £450 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +22.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £185 £320 £274
90th Percentile £500 £525 £491
East of England median daily rate £455 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +7.06% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Essex median hourly rate - - £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £98.21 £43.00
% change year-on-year -76.58% +128.38% +0.83%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 735 649 778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 87.71% 89.76% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 412 532
Essex median daily rate £453 £488 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +12.07% +16.00%
10th Percentile £325 £298 £260
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 56
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £31.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.15% -9.24% +84.21%
10th Percentile £11.99 £15.53 £13.69
90th Percentile £45.30 £75.00 £54.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year +1.04% -45.02% +16.67%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Essex

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Essex

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Essex over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Essex

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Essex

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 5 £500 -
Chelmsford +8 3 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea -18 3 £469 -4.34%
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £190 -
Basildon -1 1 £123 -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.00%) Confluence
9 2 (10.00%) Office 365
9 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (10.00%) Contract Management
9 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (10.00%) JIRA
9 2 (10.00%) PMI
9 2 (10.00%) PMP
10 1 (5.00%) SAN

PRINCE2
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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Product Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Product Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.00%) People Management
7 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (10.00%) PMP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Ariba
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Concur
2 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (5.00%) SAP