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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 45 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 101 140 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.98% 5.53% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 7.86% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 63
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 £273 £216 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £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 £28.00 £29.50 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -18.30%
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
1815 1782 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.54% 70.41% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 867 682
Average daily rate £400 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.25 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £35.00 £37.50
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 22 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 22 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 -1 35 £445 -1.11% 8
Slough -2 15 £338 +17.39% 3
Newbury -7 10 £313 -21.87%
Bracknell -4 9 £425 +22.12% 3
Windsor - 1 £475 -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 148 (61.67%) Project Management
2 100 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 63 (26.25%) PMI Certification
4 56 (23.33%) ITIL
5 52 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (19.58%) Finance
8 43 (17.92%) PMP
9 38 (15.83%) Microsoft
9 38 (15.83%) MS Excel
10 32 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 31 (12.92%) MS Project
12 29 (12.08%) PRINCE
13 28 (11.67%) Change Management
14 27 (11.25%) Degree
15 26 (10.83%) Service Delivery
15 26 (10.83%) Programme Management
16 22 (9.17%) Scrum
16 22 (9.17%) MS Office
17 21 (8.75%) PMI
18 19 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (7.08%) Project Planning
19 17 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (6.67%) Release Management
20 16 (6.67%) Migration
21 14 (5.83%) Cisco
21 14 (5.83%) Retail
21 14 (5.83%) Risk Management
21 14 (5.83%) QA
21 14 (5.83%) Waterfall

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 13 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.92%) Lync
3 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.92%) MS Project
3 22 (9.17%) MS Office
4 12 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
1 2 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.58%) 3G
2 10 (4.17%) WAN
3 9 (3.75%) MPLS
4 8 (3.33%) 2G
4 8 (3.33%) Broadband
4 8 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.92%) LAN
6 6 (2.50%) LLU
6 6 (2.50%) VPN
6 6 (2.50%) Wireless
6 6 (2.50%) Firewall
7 5 (2.08%) 4G
7 5 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (2.08%) Internet
7 5 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.08%) ATM
8 4 (1.67%) ADSL
8 4 (1.67%) ISDN
8 4 (1.67%) PSTN
8 4 (1.67%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.25%) QlikView
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 100 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 47 (19.58%) Finance
3 14 (5.83%) Retail
4 12 (5.00%) Billing
5 8 (3.33%) Banking
6 7 (2.92%) Marketing
7 6 (2.50%) Legal
8 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.42%) Automotive
10 1 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 28 (11.67%) Technical Manager
3 18 (7.50%) Coordinator
4 16 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 16 (6.67%) Analyst
4 16 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 13 (5.42%) Project Coordinator
6 12 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 11 (4.58%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 9 (3.75%) Senior Manager
8 9 (3.75%) Programme Manager
8 9 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
9 8 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 6 (2.50%) Test Manager
10 6 (2.50%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (2.08%) Junior
11 5 (2.08%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) Application Packaging
1 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) SOAP
2 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.75%) PMI
2 17 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.67%) IPTV
6 4 (1.67%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.25%) Economics
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) DTV
8 2 (0.83%) FMCG
8 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.83%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Open Source
9 1 (0.42%) EPoS
9 1 (0.42%) Wiki
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.17%) Windows
2 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (2.08%) Linux
3 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.42%) UNIX
5 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (61.67%) Project Management
2 56 (23.33%) ITIL
3 52 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (12.08%) PRINCE
6 28 (11.67%) Change Management
7 26 (10.83%) Service Delivery
7 26 (10.83%) Programme Management
8 22 (9.17%) Scrum
9 19 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.08%) Project Planning
11 16 (6.67%) Release Management
11 16 (6.67%) Migration
12 14 (5.83%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.83%) Waterfall
12 14 (5.83%) Software Delivery
13 13 (5.42%) Change Control
13 13 (5.42%) Six Sigma
14 12 (5.00%) CRM
15 9 (3.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.33%) SQL
2 5 (2.08%) C
3 1 (0.42%) C#
3 1 (0.42%) Java
3 1 (0.42%) PHP
3 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (26.25%) PMI Certification
2 43 (17.92%) PMP
3 32 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 27 (11.25%) Degree
5 11 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.08%) ISEB
9 4 (1.67%) NVQ Level 3
9 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.42%) APMP
11 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) PgMP
11 1 (0.42%) CISSP
11 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.42%) CCIE
11 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.83%) QA
2 11 (4.58%) SLA
3 4 (1.67%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.42%) Netcool
2 1 (0.42%) OpenView
2 1 (0.42%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 38 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.83%) Cisco
3 10 (4.17%) SAP
4 7 (2.92%) Citrix
4 7 (2.92%) Oracle
4 7 (2.92%) Amdocs
5 6 (2.50%) VMware
5 6 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.08%) F5
6 5 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.08%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.67%) Cognos
7 4 (1.67%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.25%) BT
9 2 (0.83%) Huawei
9 2 (0.83%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.83%) Informatica
9 2 (0.83%) HP
9 2 (0.83%) Remedy
9 2 (0.83%) Websense
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £400 - £425 per day all inclusive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago