The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 88 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 34 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 0.81% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 3.32% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £335 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.90
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +37.79%
PRINCE2 Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
691 603 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.46% 24.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 272 222
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 20
Average hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Berkshire region.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Berkshire region.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 10 £413 -25.00% 3
Slough -5 6 £323 -
Bracknell - 4 £275 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
South East

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 72 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 50 (64.10%) Project Management
3 31 (39.74%) Telecoms
4 23 (29.49%) PRINCE
5 20 (25.64%) Finance
6 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
7 15 (19.23%) MS Project
8 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
9 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.10%) Degree
9 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
10 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.54%) CRM
11 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 9 (11.54%) ITIL
12 8 (10.26%) Migration
12 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
13 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.97%) Smart Meter
13 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
13 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (8.97%) MPLS
13 7 (8.97%) Cisco
14 6 (7.69%) Linux
14 6 (7.69%) Oracle
14 6 (7.69%) BGP
14 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
14 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Drupal
2 1 (1.28%) WordPress
2 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Project
2 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
3 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
4 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) MPLS
2 6 (7.69%) BGP
2 6 (7.69%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (6.41%) MVNO
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.28%) HSPA
5 1 (1.28%) LTE
5 1 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) FTP
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) GPRS
5 1 (1.28%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.28%) UMTS
5 1 (1.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) DB2
2 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.28%) ERwin
General
1 31 (39.74%) Telecoms
2 20 (25.64%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Billing
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.54%) Analyst
3 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Environment Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Junior
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.97%) Smart Meter
2 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) PMI
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
1 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 50 (64.10%) Project Management
3 23 (29.49%) PRINCE
4 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.54%) CRM
7 9 (11.54%) ITIL
8 8 (10.26%) Migration
8 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
10 6 (7.69%) Change Management
10 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Change Control
11 5 (6.41%) Test Strategy
11 5 (6.41%) Matrix Management
11 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.41%) Validation
11 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) PHP
2 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.13%) PMP
4 3 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 6 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) Planview
5 1 (1.28%) Agilent
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Cognos
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) Hyperion