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 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
PRINCE 2
Rank 32 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 125 146 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.92% 5.52% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 7.52% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 83 97
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 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 -9 48 £363 -12.65% 7
Bracknell +9 19 £383 -4.37% 2
Newbury +1 8 £304 -13.21%
Slough +1 6 £300 -22.58% 1
Maidenhead +3 2 £450 - 4
Windsor -3 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Wokingham -7 1 £550 +22.22% 1
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 163 (60.59%) Project Management
2 94 (34.94%) Telecoms
3 85 (31.60%) Finance
4 84 (31.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (27.14%) ITIL
6 65 (24.16%) PMI Certification
7 55 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 49 (18.22%) PMP
9 41 (15.24%) Change Management
10 34 (12.64%) MS Excel
10 34 (12.64%) Data Centre
11 30 (11.15%) Risk Management
11 30 (11.15%) Programme Management
11 30 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 28 (10.41%) MS Project
14 27 (10.04%) Project Planning
15 26 (9.67%) Migration
16 25 (9.29%) Change Control
17 22 (8.18%) ITIL V3
18 20 (7.43%) Microsoft
19 19 (7.06%) SharePoint
20 18 (6.69%) MS PowerPoint
20 18 (6.69%) PMI
21 17 (6.32%) WAN
22 16 (5.95%) Degree
23 15 (5.58%) LAN
24 14 (5.20%) MS Visio
24 14 (5.20%) Windows
24 14 (5.20%) Configuration Management

PRINCE2
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 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 19 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.74%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.41%) MS Project
3 18 (6.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.20%) MS Visio
5 12 (4.46%) MS Office
6 3 (1.12%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.32%) WAN
2 15 (5.58%) LAN
3 13 (4.83%) LTE
4 10 (3.72%) Internet
5 9 (3.35%) VoLTE
6 8 (2.97%) 3G
6 8 (2.97%) 4G
6 8 (2.97%) Firewall
6 8 (2.97%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (2.60%) MPLS
7 7 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.86%) Value-Added Service
9 4 (1.49%) 2G
9 4 (1.49%) DNS
9 4 (1.49%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.49%) SMS
9 4 (1.49%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.49%) VPN
10 3 (1.12%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.37%) Big Data
2 1 (0.37%) GIS
2 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Introscope
1 3 (1.12%) JProfiler
1 3 (1.12%) Toad
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.37%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 94 (34.94%) Telecoms
2 85 (31.60%) Finance
3 8 (2.97%) Retail
4 7 (2.60%) Legal
4 7 (2.60%) Marketing
5 5 (1.86%) Automotive
5 5 (1.86%) Electronics
5 5 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (67.29%) Project Manager
2 24 (8.92%) IT Manager
3 23 (8.55%) Infrastructure Manager
3 23 (8.55%) Senior Manager
3 23 (8.55%) Senior Project Manager
4 21 (7.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 21 (7.81%) IT Project Manager
5 19 (7.06%) Technical Manager
6 18 (6.69%) Technical Project Manager
7 17 (6.32%) Telecoms Manager
8 16 (5.95%) Analyst
9 15 (5.58%) Programme Manager
10 14 (5.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 12 (4.46%) Coordinator
11 12 (4.46%) Service Manager
12 11 (4.09%) Project Coordinator
13 10 (3.72%) Network Manager
14 9 (3.35%) Contracts Manager
14 9 (3.35%) Network Project Manager
14 9 (3.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.12%) Middleware
2 3 (1.12%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) J2EE
3 1 (0.37%) JDBC
3 1 (0.37%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.69%) PMI
3 13 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.23%) Life Science
6 5 (1.86%) NHS
7 4 (1.49%) Handset
8 3 (1.12%) Informatics
8 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.12%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.74%) iPad
9 2 (0.74%) SCADA
9 2 (0.74%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) BBC
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) iDTV
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.20%) Windows
2 6 (2.23%) Linux
3 4 (1.49%) Unix
4 3 (1.12%) Solaris
4 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (60.59%) Project Management
2 84 (31.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (27.14%) ITIL
4 41 (15.24%) Change Management
5 30 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.15%) Programme Management
5 30 (11.15%) Risk Management
6 27 (10.04%) Project Planning
7 26 (9.67%) Migration
8 25 (9.29%) Change Control
9 22 (8.18%) ITIL V3
10 14 (5.20%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.20%) PRINCE
11 13 (4.83%) Resource Management
11 13 (4.83%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.09%) Process Improvement
12 11 (4.09%) Process Management
13 10 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.72%) SDLC
13 10 (3.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.72%) SQL
2 4 (1.49%) Java
2 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.12%) C++
3 3 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (0.37%) AWK
4 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) Korn
4 1 (0.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (24.16%) PMI Certification
2 55 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 49 (18.22%) PMP
4 29 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (5.95%) Degree
6 14 (5.20%) APMP
7 12 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.72%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.23%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.49%) ISEB
11 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.74%) BICSI Certification
12 2 (0.74%) BICSI RCDD
12 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.37%) APMG
13 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.37%) MBA
13 1 (0.37%) MCSE
13 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.83%) QA
1 13 (4.83%) SLA
2 5 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.12%) GAAP
4 3 (1.12%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.12%) P3O
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (1.12%) nmon
2 2 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.46%) Amdocs
3 11 (4.09%) Oracle
4 10 (3.72%) Ericsson
4 10 (3.72%) Remedy
5 9 (3.35%) SAP
6 8 (2.97%) Cisco
7 6 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.86%) Nokia
8 5 (1.86%) Saba
9 4 (1.49%) BT
9 4 (1.49%) Callidus
9 4 (1.49%) Concur
9 4 (1.49%) VMware
10 3 (1.12%) BMC
10 3 (1.12%) Huawei
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix
11 2 (0.74%) HP
12 1 (0.37%) EMC
12 1 (0.37%) Intel
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