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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 92 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 31 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 0.72% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.01% 2.67% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
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
619 711 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.36% 26.86% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 297 269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +146.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £11.50 £14.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 8 £413 -17.50%
Slough +10 4 £275 -26.66%
Bracknell -2 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £450 -
PRINCE2 Certification
South East

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (98.21%) PRINCE2
2 23 (41.07%) Project Management
3 22 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
4 17 (30.36%) ITIL
5 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
7 10 (17.86%) Change Management
8 9 (16.07%) Migration
9 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.71%) Finance
10 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
12 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.14%) ETL
12 4 (7.14%) LAN
12 4 (7.14%) Windows
12 4 (7.14%) SQL
12 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
12 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
12 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 4 (7.14%) Change Control
12 4 (7.14%) Office 365
12 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (5.36%) Dashboard Development
13 3 (5.36%) nmon
13 3 (5.36%) Email Migration
13 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) FTP
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) PBX
4 1 (1.79%) 2G
4 1 (1.79%) 3G
4 1 (1.79%) 4G
4 1 (1.79%) H.323
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) LTE
4 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Value-Added Service
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Introscope
1 3 (5.36%) JProfiler
1 3 (5.36%) Toad
2 2 (3.57%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.79%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
5 3 (5.36%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Product Development Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) JDBC
2 1 (1.79%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Informatics
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) SCADA
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Solaris
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) PRINCE2
2 23 (41.07%) Project Management
3 22 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (30.36%) ITIL
5 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.86%) Change Management
7 9 (16.07%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.14%) Change Control
9 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.14%) ETL
9 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.36%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (5.36%) Document Management
10 3 (5.36%) Email Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C++
2 3 (5.36%) Java
2 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.36%) VB
3 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) ISEB
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMP
5 2 (3.57%) BICSI Certification
5 2 (3.57%) BICSI RCDD
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (5.36%) nmon
2 2 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) BMC
2 2 (3.57%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) GENBAND
3 1 (1.79%) Intel
3 1 (1.79%) Rally