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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 50 29
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 149 94 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.73% 3.73% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 5.47% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 74
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£425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £205 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £37.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.90
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +37.79%
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
1839 1717 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.76% 68.05% 67.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 880 714
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 58
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +36 53 £390 -13.33% 8
Slough -2 19 £450 +125.00% 4
Newbury +5 11 £450 +12.50% 1
Bracknell -8 8 £331 -20.18% 1
Maidenhead +1 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 191 (57.53%) Project Management
2 110 (33.13%) Telecoms
3 92 (27.71%) Finance
4 76 (22.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 74 (22.29%) PMI Certification
6 65 (19.58%) Microsoft
7 63 (18.98%) MS Project
8 61 (18.37%) MS Excel
9 58 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (17.17%) ITIL
11 54 (16.27%) PMP
12 48 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (13.55%) MS Office
15 43 (12.95%) Programme Management
16 41 (12.35%) MS Visio
17 31 (9.34%) Degree
18 29 (8.73%) SharePoint
18 29 (8.73%) PRINCE
19 25 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
19 25 (7.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 24 (7.23%) Change Management
21 23 (6.93%) Risk Management
21 23 (6.93%) Migration
21 23 (6.93%) Time Management
22 22 (6.63%) CRM
23 21 (6.33%) Service Delivery
23 21 (6.33%) PMI
23 21 (6.33%) Security Cleared
24 20 (6.02%) Change Control

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.30%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.30%) CMS
2 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.30%) Drupal
2 1 (0.30%) WordPress
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.30%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.30%) Lync
2 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.30%) IIS
2 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 63 (18.98%) MS Project
2 61 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 45 (13.55%) MS Office
4 41 (12.35%) MS Visio
5 25 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Agresso
3 2 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.12%) 4G
2 16 (4.82%) 3G
3 13 (3.92%) Internet
4 8 (2.41%) LTE
5 7 (2.11%) MPLS
5 7 (2.11%) Firewall
5 7 (2.11%) SMS
6 6 (1.81%) Broadband
6 6 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.81%) BGP
6 6 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.81%) MVNO
7 5 (1.51%) VoLTE
7 5 (1.51%) SDH
7 5 (1.51%) Intranet
7 5 (1.51%) WAN
8 4 (1.20%) ATM
9 3 (0.90%) LAN
9 3 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.81%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.60%) QlikView
5 2 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) MS Access
6 1 (0.30%) DB2
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) ERwin
1 1 (0.30%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.30%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 110 (33.13%) Telecoms
2 92 (27.71%) Finance
3 15 (4.52%) Retail
4 14 (4.22%) Marketing
5 10 (3.01%) Banking
5 10 (3.01%) Billing
6 8 (2.41%) Automotive
6 8 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.81%) Electronics
8 5 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.20%) German Language
10 3 (0.90%) Legal
11 2 (0.60%) Games
11 2 (0.60%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 191 (57.53%) Project Manager
2 29 (8.73%) Analyst
3 28 (8.43%) Coordinator
4 22 (6.63%) Programme Manager
5 20 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
6 19 (5.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 18 (5.42%) Technical Manager
8 17 (5.12%) IT Project Manager
8 17 (5.12%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 15 (4.52%) OSS Project Manager
9 15 (4.52%) Project Coordinator
10 14 (4.22%) Technical Project Manager
11 12 (3.61%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.71%) Senior Manager
12 9 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
13 8 (2.41%) PMO Analyst
14 7 (2.11%) Programme Coordinator
14 7 (2.11%) Administrator
14 7 (2.11%) Project Planner
14 7 (2.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.30%) J2EE
1 1 (0.30%) Struts
1 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
1 1 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.33%) PMI
3 19 (5.72%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.41%) NHS
5 7 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.11%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.51%) DTV
7 5 (1.51%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.60%) Life Science
8 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.60%) PKI
8 2 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.30%) IPTV
9 1 (0.30%) Informatics
9 1 (0.30%) IVR
9 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.30%) FMCG
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.01%) Windows
2 6 (1.81%) Linux
2 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) UNIX
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (57.53%) Project Management
2 57 (17.17%) ITIL
3 48 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (12.95%) Programme Management
6 29 (8.73%) PRINCE
7 24 (7.23%) Change Management
8 23 (6.93%) Risk Management
8 23 (6.93%) Migration
8 23 (6.93%) Time Management
9 22 (6.63%) CRM
10 21 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 20 (6.02%) Change Control
12 19 (5.72%) Supplier Management
13 18 (5.42%) Project Planning
14 16 (4.82%) Service Management
15 14 (4.22%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.22%) Dependency Management
16 13 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.01%) SQL
2 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.30%) VBScript
3 1 (0.30%) Java
3 1 (0.30%) PHP
3 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (22.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 74 (22.29%) PMI Certification
3 54 (16.27%) PMP
4 31 (9.34%) Degree
5 25 (7.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (6.33%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.12%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.01%) CISSP
10 9 (2.71%) CISM
11 6 (1.81%) ISEB
12 5 (1.51%) MAPM
13 3 (0.90%) CRISC
13 3 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.90%) CISA
14 2 (0.60%) CIMA
14 2 (0.60%) APMP
14 2 (0.60%) NVQ Level 3
14 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.81%) SLA
3 6 (1.81%) QA
3 6 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.51%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Firmware
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.81%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) WMI
3 1 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 65 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.42%) SAP
3 16 (4.82%) Oracle
4 10 (3.01%) Cisco
5 6 (1.81%) Hyperion
5 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.81%) CheckPoint
5 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.81%) VMware
5 6 (1.81%) F5
6 5 (1.51%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.20%) HP
7 4 (1.20%) Amdocs
8 3 (0.90%) NEC
8 3 (0.90%) Citrix
9 2 (0.60%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.60%) EMC
9 2 (0.60%) IBM
9 2 (0.60%) Open Text
10 1 (0.30%) Splunk
Berkshire
Next Move IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago