Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4 -42
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 15 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.67% 3.59% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 4.02% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 19
Essex median daily rate £200 £468 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.22% +16.15% -7.74%
10th Percentile £184 £366 £253
90th Percentile £570 £623 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Essex median hourly rate - £13.17 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.09% -1.84%
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £13.17 £38.25
% change year-on-year +165.86% -65.58% -4.38%

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 462 970 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 82.35% 89.32% 89.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 607 485
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £185 £313 £300
90th Percentile £578 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 64
Essex median hourly rate £15.76 £16.50 £30.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -46.37% -2.33%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.55 £11.98
90th Percentile £33.50 £47.50 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.78 £17.97 £28.75
% change year-on-year -1.09% -37.50% -7.26%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Chelmsford 0 7 £200 - 3
Stanford-le-Hope - 3 £190 -
Brentwood - 1 £475 -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Public Sector
3 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (33.33%) ISO 22301
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) PMI
5 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Firmware
5 4 (26.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Technology Roadmap
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Contract Management
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) NHS
7 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) COBIT
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) SFIA

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Public Sector
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Rollout Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Clinical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PMI
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Technology Roadmap
4 3 (20.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) SFIA
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Informatics
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) ISO 22301
2 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (26.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (13.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco