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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
Rank 49 32 33
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 13 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.06% 4.85% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 5.77% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £357 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

PRINCE2 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 376 381 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.47% 83.92% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 208 192
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Essex

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 2 £400 -
Brentwood +2 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea -22 1 £535 -2.72%
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2.

1 28 (66.67%) Project Management
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Change Management
4 12 (28.57%) Coaching
5 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 9 (21.43%) MS Project
6 9 (21.43%) ITIL
6 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 8 (19.05%) Oracle
7 8 (19.05%) Automotive
7 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
8 7 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 6 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (14.29%) PMP
9 6 (14.29%) Matrix Management
10 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
10 5 (11.90%) Scrum
10 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
10 5 (11.90%) PMI
10 5 (11.90%) Change Control
10 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement

PRINCE2
Top Related 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 (4.76%) Moodle
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Project
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (9.52%) MS Office
4 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) G Suite
1 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (4.76%) DSL
1 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) Frame Relay
1 2 (4.76%) LDAP
1 2 (4.76%) MPLS
1 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Automotive
2 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) German Language
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 6 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 6 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Product Development Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Product Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Project Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.90%) PMI
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.76%) VLE
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Project Management
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Change Management
4 12 (28.57%) Coaching
5 9 (21.43%) ITIL
5 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Matrix Management
8 6 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (11.90%) Change Control
9 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.90%) Scrum
10 4 (9.52%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (9.52%) Dependency Management
10 4 (9.52%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 6 (14.29%) PMP
4 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) IFRS
2 1 (2.38%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Blackboard
3 2 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) SumTotal
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow