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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 23 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 158 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.52% 5.19% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 7.65% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 76 53
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£425 £395 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £241 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.85 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.99% +13.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -1.63%
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
1787 1739 2117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 67.82% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 843 761
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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 +7 54 £425 +13.33% 6
Slough +7 20 £250 -9.09% 2
Bracknell +7 16 £388 -4.32% 2
Newbury -1 8 £500 +21.21%
Windsor - 3 - -
Maidenhead +2 2 £375 -
Wokingham +2 1 - -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 168 (54.02%) Project Management
2 98 (31.51%) Telecoms
3 91 (29.26%) Finance
4 73 (23.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 67 (21.54%) MS Project
6 60 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (18.97%) ITIL
8 55 (17.68%) PMI Certification
9 54 (17.36%) MS Excel
10 52 (16.72%) PMP
11 50 (16.08%) Microsoft
12 48 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (14.79%) MS Office
14 37 (11.90%) MS Visio
14 37 (11.90%) Programme Management
15 33 (10.61%) PRINCE
15 33 (10.61%) Degree
16 32 (10.29%) SharePoint
17 30 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (8.04%) Security Cleared
19 23 (7.40%) MS PowerPoint
19 23 (7.40%) Change Control
20 21 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 20 (6.43%) Retail
21 20 (6.43%) Risk Management
21 20 (6.43%) Oracle
22 19 (6.11%) SAP
22 19 (6.11%) Change Management
22 19 (6.11%) Time Management
22 19 (6.11%) SC Cleared

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 32 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.96%) Lync
3 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.32%) CMS
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.32%) Drupal
4 1 (0.32%) WordPress
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.32%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 67 (21.54%) MS Project
2 54 (17.36%) MS Excel
3 46 (14.79%) MS Office
4 37 (11.90%) MS Visio
5 23 (7.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.79%) 4G
2 16 (5.14%) 3G
3 13 (4.18%) Internet
4 11 (3.54%) LTE
5 7 (2.25%) Intranet
5 7 (2.25%) SMS
5 7 (2.25%) WAN
6 6 (1.93%) Broadband
6 6 (1.93%) SDH
7 5 (1.61%) ATM
7 5 (1.61%) LAN
7 5 (1.61%) MVNO
7 5 (1.61%) VoLTE
8 4 (1.29%) SAN
9 3 (0.96%) Firewall
9 3 (0.96%) FTP
9 3 (0.96%) NAS
10 2 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.64%) HTTP
10 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.25%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.64%) MS Access
5 1 (0.32%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.32%) QlikView
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.64%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (0.64%) JProfiler
2 2 (0.64%) Introscope
2 2 (0.64%) Toad
2 2 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.32%) ERwin
3 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
General
1 98 (31.51%) Telecoms
2 91 (29.26%) Finance
3 20 (6.43%) Retail
4 19 (6.11%) Marketing
5 10 (3.22%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.89%) Automotive
7 8 (2.57%) Billing
8 7 (2.25%) Banking
8 7 (2.25%) Electronics
9 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.96%) Legal
10 3 (0.96%) German Language
11 2 (0.64%) French Language
11 2 (0.64%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 183 (58.84%) Project Manager
2 34 (10.93%) Analyst
3 24 (7.72%) Coordinator
4 19 (6.11%) Project Coordinator
5 18 (5.79%) Technical Manager
5 18 (5.79%) Technical Project Manager
6 15 (4.82%) Programme Manager
6 15 (4.82%) OSS Project Manager
7 14 (4.50%) PMO Analyst
8 13 (4.18%) Senior Manager
8 13 (4.18%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (4.18%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (3.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 11 (3.54%) IT Project Manager
10 11 (3.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (2.89%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.89%) Administrator
11 9 (2.89%) Project Administrator
12 8 (2.57%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (2.25%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.29%) HTML
2 3 (0.96%) Middleware
3 2 (0.64%) JDBC
3 2 (0.64%) ODBC
4 1 (0.32%) EDI
4 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.25%) NHS
4 6 (1.93%) DTV
4 6 (1.93%) Data Extraction
4 6 (1.93%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.29%) PMI
7 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.64%) EPoS
9 1 (0.32%) Firmware
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Informatics
9 1 (0.32%) User Experience
9 1 (0.32%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.50%) Windows
2 2 (0.64%) Solaris
2 2 (0.64%) Linux
2 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.64%) UNIX
3 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (54.02%) Project Management
2 60 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (18.97%) ITIL
4 37 (11.90%) Programme Management
5 33 (10.61%) PRINCE
6 30 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (7.40%) Change Control
8 20 (6.43%) Risk Management
9 19 (6.11%) Change Management
9 19 (6.11%) Project Planning
9 19 (6.11%) Time Management
10 18 (5.79%) Service Management
10 18 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.79%) CRM
11 13 (4.18%) Migration
11 13 (4.18%) Supplier Management
12 11 (3.54%) Resource Management
12 11 (3.54%) Matrix Management
12 11 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.82%) SQL
2 3 (0.96%) Java
3 2 (0.64%) C
3 2 (0.64%) C++
3 2 (0.64%) VB
3 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.32%) PowerHouse
4 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.32%) VBA
4 1 (0.32%) VBScript
4 1 (0.32%) PHP
4 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (23.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 55 (17.68%) PMI Certification
3 52 (16.72%) PMP
4 33 (10.61%) Degree
5 25 (8.04%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (6.11%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.25%) ISEB
9 7 (2.25%) CISSP
10 6 (1.93%) CISM
11 5 (1.61%) MAPM
12 4 (1.29%) APMP
13 3 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.64%) CIMA
14 2 (0.64%) CCNA
14 2 (0.64%) CISA
14 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.93%) SLA
2 6 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.61%) QA
3 5 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.96%) VMware Server
2 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) WMI
1 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.96%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (0.64%) nmon
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.43%) Oracle
3 19 (6.11%) SAP
4 12 (3.86%) VMware
5 10 (3.22%) Hyperion
6 9 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.89%) Cisco
7 7 (2.25%) HP
8 6 (1.93%) Citrix
9 4 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.29%) Amdocs
9 4 (1.29%) Metastorm
9 4 (1.29%) Open Text
10 3 (0.96%) Serena
10 3 (0.96%) EMC
10 3 (0.96%) Borland
10 3 (0.96%) NEC
11 2 (0.64%) IBM
11 2 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.32%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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