The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 26 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 144 138 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.56% 5.25% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 7.14% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 90 87
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£400 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
PRINCE2
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
1795 1933 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.28% 73.47% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 978 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £126.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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 +8 50 £390 +3.31% 9
Newbury 0 15 £350 -17.64% 3
Slough -2 15 £400 +255.55% 2
Windsor - 7 £375 -
Bracknell +1 6 £400 -1.23% 3
Maidenhead +1 3 - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 168 (56.57%) Project Management
2 109 (36.70%) Telecoms
3 74 (24.92%) PMI Certification
4 72 (24.24%) ITIL
5 61 (20.54%) Finance
6 60 (20.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 56 (18.86%) MS Excel
7 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 54 (18.18%) MS Project
10 46 (15.49%) PMP
11 45 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (12.46%) Programme Management
12 37 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (11.45%) MS Office
14 31 (10.44%) Degree
15 29 (9.76%) MS Visio
15 29 (9.76%) PMI
16 28 (9.43%) Change Management
17 26 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
18 25 (8.42%) Service Delivery
19 24 (8.08%) PRINCE
20 23 (7.74%) 3G
20 23 (7.74%) Scrum
20 23 (7.74%) Change Control
21 21 (7.07%) Release Management
21 21 (7.07%) Migration
22 20 (6.73%) SharePoint
23 19 (6.40%) Management Information System
24 18 (6.06%) Risk Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.01%) Lync
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) SAS
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.34%) Drupal
3 1 (0.34%) WordPress
3 1 (0.34%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 56 (18.86%) MS Excel
2 54 (18.18%) MS Project
3 34 (11.45%) MS Office
4 29 (9.76%) MS Visio
5 26 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
1 1 (0.34%) Office 365
1 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.74%) 3G
2 15 (5.05%) MPLS
3 14 (4.71%) 4G
4 12 (4.04%) Internet
4 12 (4.04%) Firewall
5 9 (3.03%) 2G
5 9 (3.03%) BGP
5 9 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 9 (3.03%) Broadband
5 9 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.69%) LTE
6 8 (2.69%) WAN
7 7 (2.36%) ATM
7 7 (2.36%) SDH
7 7 (2.36%) SMS
8 6 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.68%) VPN
10 4 (1.35%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.35%) QlikView
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.34%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.34%) ERwin
General
1 109 (36.70%) Telecoms
2 61 (20.54%) Finance
3 17 (5.72%) Retail
4 13 (4.38%) Billing
5 12 (4.04%) Marketing
6 9 (3.03%) Banking
7 6 (2.02%) Automotive
7 6 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.68%) Legal
9 3 (1.01%) German Language
10 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (52.19%) Project Manager
2 29 (9.76%) Technical Manager
3 27 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 19 (6.40%) Analyst
5 18 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 17 (5.72%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 17 (5.72%) Technical Project Manager
7 16 (5.39%) Programme Manager
8 14 (4.71%) Project Coordinator
8 14 (4.71%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 13 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (3.70%) Test Manager
12 10 (3.37%) Senior Manager
12 10 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (3.03%) Environment Manager
14 8 (2.69%) Change Manager
15 7 (2.36%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
1 1 (0.34%) .NET
1 1 (0.34%) J2EE
1 1 (0.34%) SOAP
1 1 (0.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.76%) PMI
3 19 (6.40%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.03%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.35%) NHS
8 2 (0.67%) FMCG
8 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.67%) User Experience
8 2 (0.67%) DTV
8 2 (0.67%) PKI
8 2 (0.67%) IPTV
9 1 (0.34%) Life Science
9 1 (0.34%) Informatics
9 1 (0.34%) IVR
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.70%) Linux
1 11 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (3.37%) Windows
3 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) UNIX
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (56.57%) Project Management
2 72 (24.24%) ITIL
3 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (12.46%) Programme Management
6 28 (9.43%) Change Management
7 25 (8.42%) Service Delivery
8 24 (8.08%) PRINCE
9 23 (7.74%) Scrum
9 23 (7.74%) Change Control
10 21 (7.07%) Release Management
10 21 (7.07%) Migration
11 18 (6.06%) Risk Management
11 18 (6.06%) Supplier Management
11 18 (6.06%) Project Planning
12 15 (5.05%) Dependency Management
13 14 (4.71%) CRM
13 14 (4.71%) Waterfall
13 14 (4.71%) Time Management
14 13 (4.38%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.03%) SQL
2 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.34%) C
3 1 (0.34%) Java
3 1 (0.34%) PHP
3 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (24.92%) PMI Certification
2 60 (20.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 46 (15.49%) PMP
4 31 (10.44%) Degree
5 16 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (4.38%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.03%) CISM
8 9 (3.03%) CISSP
9 8 (2.69%) ISEB
9 8 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.68%) MAPM
11 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.01%) CISA
11 3 (1.01%) CRISC
11 3 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (1.01%) NVQ Level 3
12 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.34%) GIAC
13 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.37%) SLA
2 9 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.69%) QA
4 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.39%) Cisco
3 11 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 11 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 11 (3.70%) F5
4 10 (3.37%) SAP
5 8 (2.69%) Oracle
5 8 (2.69%) Amdocs
6 5 (1.68%) VMware
7 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.01%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.67%) HP
8 2 (0.67%) EMC
8 2 (0.67%) Citrix
8 2 (0.67%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.67%) Informatica
8 2 (0.67%) Websense
8 2 (0.67%) BT
9 1 (0.34%) Huawei
9 1 (0.34%) Remedy
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