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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 45 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 105 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.79% 5.27% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 7.41% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 73
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -9.23%
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
1960 1890 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.66% 71.11% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 946 695
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 49
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 35 £425 -5.55% 7
Slough -5 17 £338 -15.62% 5
Newbury -11 10 £325 -24.41% 1
Bracknell -6 9 £400 +12.35% 2
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 154 (61.35%) Project Management
2 111 (44.22%) Telecoms
3 72 (28.69%) PMI Certification
4 63 (25.10%) ITIL
5 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (17.93%) Finance
8 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
9 43 (17.13%) MS Excel
10 42 (16.73%) PMP
11 32 (12.75%) MS Project
11 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 31 (12.35%) PMI
13 29 (11.55%) Degree
13 29 (11.55%) PRINCE
14 28 (11.16%) Change Management
15 27 (10.76%) Programme Management
16 26 (10.36%) Scrum
17 25 (9.96%) Release Management
17 25 (9.96%) Service Delivery
18 24 (9.56%) Software Delivery
19 23 (9.16%) MS Office
20 19 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
21 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (6.37%) Waterfall
22 16 (6.37%) Risk Management
23 15 (5.98%) Cisco
23 15 (5.98%) SharePoint
23 15 (5.98%) QA
23 15 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.39%) Lync
3 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.75%) MS Project
3 23 (9.16%) MS Office
4 15 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Agresso
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
1 2 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.18%) 3G
2 10 (3.98%) MPLS
2 10 (3.98%) 2G
2 10 (3.98%) WAN
2 10 (3.98%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.19%) Broadband
4 7 (2.79%) LAN
4 7 (2.79%) Firewall
4 7 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (2.39%) Wireless
5 6 (2.39%) LLU
5 6 (2.39%) VPN
5 6 (2.39%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (1.99%) 4G
6 5 (1.99%) Internet
6 5 (1.99%) ATM
7 4 (1.59%) ADSL
7 4 (1.59%) ISDN
7 4 (1.59%) PSTN
7 4 (1.59%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.20%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 111 (44.22%) Telecoms
2 45 (17.93%) Finance
3 14 (5.58%) Retail
4 11 (4.38%) Billing
5 6 (2.39%) Marketing
5 6 (2.39%) Banking
6 5 (1.99%) Legal
7 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Electronics
8 2 (0.80%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 131 (52.19%) Project Manager
2 31 (12.35%) Technical Manager
3 22 (8.76%) Coordinator
4 21 (8.37%) Delivery Manager
5 17 (6.77%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 15 (5.98%) Analyst
6 15 (5.98%) Technical Project Manager
7 14 (5.58%) Project Coordinator
7 14 (5.58%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 13 (5.18%) Programme Manager
9 11 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.19%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.19%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (2.79%) Test Manager
11 7 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 6 (2.39%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (2.39%) Junior
13 5 (1.99%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) SOAP
2 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.35%) PMI
2 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.99%) IPTV
6 4 (1.59%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.80%) FMCG
7 2 (0.80%) User Experience
7 2 (0.80%) NHS
7 2 (0.80%) DTV
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) CMDB
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Handset
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.98%) Windows
2 6 (2.39%) Linux
2 6 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.40%) UNIX
5 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (61.35%) Project Management
2 63 (25.10%) ITIL
3 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (11.55%) PRINCE
6 28 (11.16%) Change Management
7 27 (10.76%) Programme Management
8 26 (10.36%) Scrum
9 25 (9.96%) Service Delivery
9 25 (9.96%) Release Management
10 24 (9.56%) Software Delivery
11 19 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.37%) Risk Management
12 16 (6.37%) Waterfall
13 15 (5.98%) Project Planning
14 13 (5.18%) Migration
14 13 (5.18%) Six Sigma
15 12 (4.78%) Change Control
16 11 (4.38%) CRM
17 10 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.19%) SQL
2 5 (1.99%) C
3 1 (0.40%) C#
3 1 (0.40%) Java
3 1 (0.40%) PHP
3 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (28.69%) PMI Certification
2 42 (16.73%) PMP
3 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 29 (11.55%) Degree
5 11 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.39%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.99%) NVQ Level 3
8 5 (1.99%) ISEB
9 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) PgMP
10 1 (0.40%) APMP
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.40%) CISSP
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.40%) HND
10 1 (0.40%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.98%) QA
2 11 (4.38%) SLA
3 5 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.59%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.80%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.40%) OpenView
2 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.98%) Cisco
3 7 (2.79%) CheckPoint
3 7 (2.79%) Citrix
3 7 (2.79%) Oracle
3 7 (2.79%) Amdocs
4 6 (2.39%) VMware
4 6 (2.39%) F5
4 6 (2.39%) SAP
4 6 (2.39%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.99%) Ericsson
6 4 (1.59%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.59%) Cognos
7 3 (1.20%) BT
8 2 (0.80%) Websense
8 2 (0.80%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.80%) Huawei
8 2 (0.80%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.80%) Informatica
8 2 (0.80%) Remedy
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