Period
to 16 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 73 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -47 +12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 38 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.55% 3.36% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 3.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 49
Essex median daily rate £468 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £366 £314 £338
90th Percentile £623 £569 £532
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.09% -3.61% +2.47%
10th Percentile £12.55 £40.00 £37.15
90th Percentile £16.31 £40.00 £46.99
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -67.09% -1.84% +0.62%

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 954 652 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.24% 87.52% 87.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 440 445
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 54 133
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £35.50 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.52% +9.57% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.55 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £63.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +14.29% +27.75%

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea -22 8 £463 -5.61%
Harlow - 7 £450 -
Witham - 6 £468 -
Maldon - 1 £500 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Epping - 1 £175 -
Grays - 1 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 16 (42.11%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (23.68%) ITIL
6 9 (23.68%) Service Management
6 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
6 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
8 6 (15.79%) Line Management
8 6 (15.79%) Supplier Management
8 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (15.79%) PMO
9 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
9 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) High Availability
9 5 (13.16%) VMware
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.79%) IT Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Manager
3 5 (13.16%) IT Services Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Service Management Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planner
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Lead
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Migration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) e-Health
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) LIMS
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) PACS
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 9 (23.68%) Service Management
4 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
6 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.79%) Line Management
6 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (15.79%) Supplier Management
7 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (13.16%) High Availability
7 5 (13.16%) ITSM
7 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
7 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) C#
1 1 (2.63%) C++
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
5 3 (7.89%) PMP
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PMO
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) HL7
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Altiris
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Mercator
5 1 (2.63%) Toshiba