Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 2
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 28 38
Rank change year-on-year -43 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 26 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.29% 6.26% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 7.28% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 27
Essex median daily rate £403 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +9.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £329 £284
90th Percentile £540 £531 £588
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +0.62% -9.24%
East of England median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -4.38% -1.23% +26.07%

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 675 755 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.34% 85.89% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 456 528
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £600 £528 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 145 146
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.90 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +4.59% +3.39%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.45 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 -29 13 £428 +2.40%
Brentwood -17 1 £290 +11.54%
Harlow - 1 £288 -
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (53.85%) Waterfall
4 13 (50.00%) Change Management
5 11 (42.31%) Coaching
6 10 (38.46%) Dependency Management
6 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 9 (34.62%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) Matrix Management
8 8 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (26.92%) Project Governance
10 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (11.54%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (11.54%) Cisco
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) Service Management
11 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
11 3 (11.54%) PMO
12 2 (7.69%) Programme Governance
12 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
12 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
12 2 (7.69%) Analytics
12 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
12 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared

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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Development Manager
1 8 (30.77%) Product Development Manager
1 8 (30.77%) Product Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) HR Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Development Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Product Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Product Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Waterfall
4 13 (50.00%) Change Management
5 11 (42.31%) Coaching
6 10 (38.46%) Dependency Management
6 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 8 (30.77%) Matrix Management
7 8 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (26.92%) Project Governance
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Service Management
10 2 (7.69%) Analytics
10 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
10 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 2 (7.69%) Programme Governance
10 2 (7.69%) Statistics
11 1 (3.85%) Active Listening
11 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
11 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) DameWare
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Capita
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) VMware