Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 -39 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 38 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.65% 3.05% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 3.39% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 45
Essex median daily rate £450 £396 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.71% -9.54% +7.03%
10th Percentile £301 £238 £324
90th Percentile £598 £560 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.19% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 £45.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.74% +4.05% +5.49%
10th Percentile £12.55 £41.00 £28.25
90th Percentile £16.31 £45.00 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -68.28% - +2.47%

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 935 737 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.73% 89.99% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 480 426
Essex median daily rate £500 £489 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +39.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £530
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 157
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +30.00% -23.84%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.04 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.13 £63.75 £42.90
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +13.68%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Harlow -6 6 £450 +56.52% 2
Witham - 6 £468 -
Southend-on-Sea 0 5 £450 +7.78% 2
Chelmsford - 2 - - 2
Maldon - 1 £500 -
Epping - 1 £175 -
Grays - 1 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (39.47%) Project Management
2 14 (36.84%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Service Management
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
8 7 (18.42%) VMware
8 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (18.42%) Windows
8 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.42%) PMO
9 6 (15.79%) Line Management
9 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
9 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.16%) High Availability
10 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
10 5 (13.16%) ITSM
10 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco

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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) 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%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Programme 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%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Director
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Lead
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Project 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%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) LIMS
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) PACS
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 10 (26.32%) Service Management
5 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (15.79%) Line Management
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Management
8 5 (13.16%) High Availability
8 5 (13.16%) ITSM
8 5 (13.16%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) Change Management
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.89%) PMP
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) 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 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Altiris
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Huawei
6 1 (2.63%) Mercator
6 1 (2.63%) Toshiba