The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 98 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 27 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.75% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.10% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
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£463 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £18.90 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -45.61%
PRINCE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1806 1727 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.87% 68.29% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 823 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE across the Berkshire region.

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the Berkshire region.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 3 £345 -2.47% 2
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
PRINCE
South East

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PRINCE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE.

1 38 (67.86%) Project Management
2 34 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 34 (60.71%) PRINCE2
3 24 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (41.07%) Finance
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.86%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.07%) ITIL
8 9 (16.07%) Oracle
9 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 8 (14.29%) Business Transformation
10 6 (10.71%) CRM
11 5 (8.93%) MS Project
11 5 (8.93%) SQL
11 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (8.93%) Back Office
11 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.14%) Software Licensing
12 4 (7.14%) MVNO
12 4 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (7.14%) ITIL V2
12 4 (7.14%) StarTeam
12 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
12 4 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
12 4 (7.14%) WMI
12 4 (7.14%) Serena

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PRINCE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Project
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) MVNO
2 2 (3.57%) LTE
2 2 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.79%) ADSL
3 1 (1.79%) Broadband
3 1 (1.79%) SDH
3 1 (1.79%) UMTS
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) 3G
3 1 (1.79%) DWDM
3 1 (1.79%) DSL
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 23 (41.07%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Back Office
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Billing
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Online Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Head of Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) Product Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Project Management
2 34 (60.71%) PRINCE2
3 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 9 (16.07%) ITIL
7 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 8 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 6 (10.71%) CRM
9 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.14%) Software Licensing
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL V2
9 4 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Matrix Management
10 3 (5.36%) Budget Control
10 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.57%) Migration
11 2 (3.57%) Service Management
11 2 (3.57%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) PMP
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) WMI
1 4 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Borland
3 4 (7.14%) Serena
4 2 (3.57%) Open Text
4 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.57%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.79%) Cramer
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco