The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 17 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 168 113 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.80% 4.66% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 6.81% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 76
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£395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1817 1659 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 68.38% 66.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 722 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
PRINCE2
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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 -5 33 £425 +11.84% 10
Slough +12 27 £350 +9.80% 1
Bracknell +15 17 £388 +10.39% 3
Newbury +2 15 £419 +4.68% 3
Maidenhead - 4 £274 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £399 -
Windsor - 1 - - 2
Ascot - - - -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 184 (56.97%) Project Management
2 103 (31.89%) Finance
3 94 (29.10%) Telecoms
4 59 (18.27%) PMI Certification
4 59 (18.27%) ITIL
5 58 (17.96%) MS Project
6 57 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 56 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (16.41%) MS Excel
9 48 (14.86%) PMP
10 46 (14.24%) PRINCE
11 38 (11.76%) Programme Management
12 37 (11.46%) Microsoft
13 33 (10.22%) MS Visio
14 32 (9.91%) Security Cleared
15 31 (9.60%) SharePoint
15 31 (9.60%) MS Office
16 30 (9.29%) Oracle
16 30 (9.29%) Risk Management
17 28 (8.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 25 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
19 23 (7.12%) Degree
19 23 (7.12%) SC Cleared
20 22 (6.81%) SQL
20 22 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
21 20 (6.19%) Retail
22 19 (5.88%) Project Planning
23 17 (5.26%) Cisco
23 17 (5.26%) SAP
23 17 (5.26%) CRM

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.55%) Lync
3 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.62%) Apache
4 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (17.96%) MS Project
2 53 (16.41%) MS Excel
3 33 (10.22%) MS Visio
4 31 (9.60%) MS Office
5 25 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) FastStats
7 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.33%) WAN
2 12 (3.72%) LAN
3 8 (2.48%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.48%) Intranet
3 8 (2.48%) Internet
3 8 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (2.17%) Firewall
4 7 (2.17%) MPLS
4 7 (2.17%) 4G
5 5 (1.55%) MVNO
5 5 (1.55%) Network Security
5 5 (1.55%) 3G
5 5 (1.55%) SAN
5 5 (1.55%) NGN
6 4 (1.24%) VoIP
6 4 (1.24%) VPN
6 4 (1.24%) LTE
7 3 (0.93%) NAS
7 3 (0.93%) FTP
7 3 (0.93%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.62%) MS Access
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.31%) QlikView
6 1 (0.31%) Big Data
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.62%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (0.62%) JProfiler
2 2 (0.62%) Toad
2 2 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.62%) Introscope
3 1 (0.31%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 103 (31.89%) Finance
2 94 (29.10%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.19%) Retail
4 17 (5.26%) Marketing
5 15 (4.64%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.41%) Automotive
7 7 (2.17%) Electronics
8 4 (1.24%) Billing
8 4 (1.24%) Banking
9 3 (0.93%) French Language
9 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.93%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Military
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 195 (60.37%) Project Manager
2 34 (10.53%) Analyst
3 22 (6.81%) Coordinator
4 18 (5.57%) Senior Manager
4 18 (5.57%) Senior Project Manager
4 18 (5.57%) IT Project Manager
5 17 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 17 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 16 (4.95%) Technical Project Manager
7 15 (4.64%) Project Coordinator
8 12 (3.72%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (3.72%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (3.41%) OSS Project Manager
10 10 (3.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 10 (3.10%) Administrator
11 9 (2.79%) Project Administrator
11 9 (2.79%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 8 (2.48%) Project Analyst
12 8 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (2.17%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.55%) HTML
2 4 (1.24%) .NET
3 3 (0.93%) Middleware
4 2 (0.62%) JDBC
4 2 (0.62%) ODBC
5 1 (0.31%) EDI
5 1 (0.31%) Struts
5 1 (0.31%) J2EE
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
5 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.31%) Lucene
5 1 (0.31%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.72%) PMI
2 10 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.17%) NHS
4 6 (1.86%) DTV
4 6 (1.86%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.24%) FMCG
7 2 (0.62%) EPoS
7 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) IPTV
8 1 (0.31%) Informatics
8 1 (0.31%) Life Science
8 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.95%) Windows
2 3 (0.93%) UNIX
2 3 (0.93%) Solaris
2 3 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (56.97%) Project Management
2 59 (18.27%) ITIL
3 56 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (14.24%) PRINCE
5 38 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 30 (9.29%) Risk Management
7 19 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 17 (5.26%) CRM
9 16 (4.95%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.95%) Change Management
10 15 (4.64%) Migration
10 15 (4.64%) Time Management
11 14 (4.33%) Service Management
12 11 (3.41%) Document Management
12 11 (3.41%) Resource Management
12 11 (3.41%) Logistics
12 11 (3.41%) Business Transformation
13 10 (3.10%) Change Control
13 10 (3.10%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.81%) SQL
2 6 (1.86%) Java
3 4 (1.24%) C
4 2 (0.62%) C++
4 2 (0.62%) VB
4 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.31%) VBA
5 1 (0.31%) VBScript
5 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 59 (18.27%) PMI Certification
2 57 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 48 (14.86%) PMP
4 32 (9.91%) Security Cleared
5 28 (8.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (7.12%) SC Cleared
6 23 (7.12%) Degree
7 22 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.86%) ISEB
9 5 (1.55%) APMP
10 4 (1.24%) MAPM
10 4 (1.24%) CISSP
11 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.62%) MCSE
12 2 (0.62%) CCIE
12 2 (0.62%) CCNA
12 2 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.55%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.24%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.48%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (2.17%) WMI
3 2 (0.62%) nmon
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.29%) Oracle
3 17 (5.26%) SAP
3 17 (5.26%) Cisco
4 14 (4.33%) VMware
5 10 (3.10%) HP
5 10 (3.10%) Citrix
5 10 (3.10%) Hyperion
6 8 (2.48%) Serena
7 7 (2.17%) Borland
8 6 (1.86%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.24%) Metastorm
9 4 (1.24%) Open Text
10 3 (0.93%) NEC
10 3 (0.93%) EMC
11 2 (0.62%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.62%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.62%) Infoblox
11 2 (0.62%) Planview
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