The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 81 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 39 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.55% 0.58% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.85% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £538 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1656 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.61% 68.89% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 740 795
Average daily rate £375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
PRINCE
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Newbury -2 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Bracknell - 2 £390 -
Reading +6 1 - - 1
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
PRINCE
South East

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (71.88%) Project Management
2 44 (68.75%) PRINCE2
3 33 (51.56%) Telecoms
4 26 (40.63%) Finance
5 23 (35.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (20.31%) ITIL
6 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
7 11 (17.19%) Business Transformation
8 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.06%) Oracle
10 8 (12.50%) MS Project
10 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.50%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.94%) StarTeam
11 7 (10.94%) WMI
11 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
11 7 (10.94%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.94%) ITIL V2
11 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (10.94%) HP
11 7 (10.94%) Borland
11 7 (10.94%) SQL
11 7 (10.94%) Serena
11 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
12 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
12 6 (9.38%) CRM
12 6 (9.38%) Logistics
13 5 (7.81%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (12.50%) MS Project
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) MVNO
2 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
3 1 (1.56%) DWDM
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) DSL
3 1 (1.56%) LTE
3 1 (1.56%) ADSL
3 1 (1.56%) Broadband
3 1 (1.56%) SDH
3 1 (1.56%) UMTS
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) StarTeam
General
1 33 (51.56%) Telecoms
2 26 (40.63%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Back Office
4 4 (6.25%) Automotive
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Billing
7 1 (1.56%) Local Government
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (67.19%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.94%) Analyst
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Project Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Configuration Specialist
7 1 (1.56%) Transition Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.56%) PMI
1 1 (1.56%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (71.88%) Project Management
2 44 (68.75%) PRINCE2
3 13 (20.31%) ITIL
3 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
4 11 (17.19%) Business Transformation
5 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 7 (10.94%) ITIL V2
7 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
7 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.38%) CRM
8 6 (9.38%) Logistics
9 4 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Matrix Management
10 3 (4.69%) Time Management
10 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.13%) Migration
11 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.81%) PMP
4 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) APMP
6 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) WMI
1 7 (10.94%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) HP
2 7 (10.94%) Borland
2 7 (10.94%) Serena
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Open Text
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.56%) Cramer
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu