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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 44 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 101 114 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.04% 4.04% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 5.44% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 77 89
Average daily rate £425 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -18.57%
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
1977 2094 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 74.15% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1106 1030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -1 49 £438 +2.94% 5
Bracknell -4 9 £400 - 1
Slough +1 7 £425 +19.29% 5
Newbury +2 4 £188 -41.17% 3
Wokingham -3 4 £325 -23.52% 1
Maidenhead +4 3 £365 - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 138 (58.97%) Project Management
2 75 (32.05%) Telecoms
3 73 (31.20%) ITIL
4 63 (26.92%) Finance
5 60 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (21.79%) MS Excel
7 47 (20.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 46 (19.66%) Microsoft
8 46 (19.66%) MS Project
9 44 (18.80%) PMI Certification
10 40 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (14.53%) PMP
12 30 (12.82%) ITIL V3
13 28 (11.97%) Data Centre
14 25 (10.68%) Risk Management
14 25 (10.68%) Change Management
14 25 (10.68%) Programme Management
15 20 (8.55%) Degree
16 19 (8.12%) Migration
17 17 (7.26%) Amdocs
18 16 (6.84%) SharePoint
19 15 (6.41%) WAN
19 15 (6.41%) Management Information System
20 14 (5.98%) Change Control
20 14 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 14 (5.98%) LAN
20 14 (5.98%) Ericsson
21 13 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
22 12 (5.13%) Project Planning
22 12 (5.13%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 46 (19.66%) MS Project
3 12 (5.13%) MS Office
4 11 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (4.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.41%) WAN
2 14 (5.98%) LAN
3 13 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (5.13%) LTE
5 10 (4.27%) VoLTE
6 8 (3.42%) MPLS
7 6 (2.56%) Firewall
7 6 (2.56%) Internet
8 4 (1.71%) DNS
8 4 (1.71%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.71%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.71%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.28%) 2G
9 3 (1.28%) ADSL
9 3 (1.28%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.28%) FTP
9 3 (1.28%) LLU
9 3 (1.28%) PSTN
9 3 (1.28%) SDH
9 3 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (1.71%) Big Data
3 2 (0.85%) MS Access
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Introscope
1 3 (1.28%) JProfiler
1 3 (1.28%) Toad
2 2 (0.85%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.43%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 75 (32.05%) Telecoms
2 63 (26.92%) Finance
3 8 (3.42%) Retail
4 5 (2.14%) Automotive
4 5 (2.14%) Billing
5 3 (1.28%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (66.24%) Project Manager
2 27 (11.54%) IT Manager
3 24 (10.26%) IT Project Manager
4 21 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
5 19 (8.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 18 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 18 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
7 15 (6.41%) Technical Manager
7 15 (6.41%) Telecoms Manager
8 14 (5.98%) Analyst
8 14 (5.98%) Coordinator
9 13 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
10 12 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
11 11 (4.70%) Security Manager
11 11 (4.70%) Security Project Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Programme Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 8 (3.42%) Oracle Project Manager
13 8 (3.42%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.28%) Middleware
1 3 (1.28%) Web Services
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.43%) JDBC
3 1 (0.43%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.43%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.70%) PMI
4 7 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 6 (2.56%) Life Science
6 5 (2.14%) PKI
7 4 (1.71%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.28%) Informatics
8 3 (1.28%) NHS
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.85%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.85%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) FMCG
10 1 (0.43%) iSeries
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.85%) Windows
2 5 (2.14%) Linux
3 4 (1.71%) Unix
4 3 (1.28%) Solaris
5 2 (0.85%) AIX
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (58.97%) Project Management
2 73 (31.20%) ITIL
3 60 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (12.82%) ITIL V3
6 25 (10.68%) Change Management
6 25 (10.68%) Programme Management
6 25 (10.68%) Risk Management
7 19 (8.12%) Migration
8 14 (5.98%) Change Control
9 12 (5.13%) PRINCE
9 12 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 12 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.27%) Service Management
10 10 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (3.85%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.85%) Quality Management
11 9 (3.85%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.42%) Project Governance
13 7 (2.99%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.42%) SQL
2 7 (2.99%) Java
3 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.28%) C++
4 3 (1.28%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) AWK
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) Korn
5 1 (0.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 47 (20.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 44 (18.80%) PMI Certification
3 34 (14.53%) PMP
4 20 (8.55%) Degree
5 14 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.99%) ISEB
9 6 (2.56%) APMP
10 4 (1.71%) CITP
10 4 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.85%) BICSI Certification
12 2 (0.85%) BICSI RCDD
12 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.43%) MCSE
13 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.71%) SLA
3 3 (1.28%) GAAP
3 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.85%) P3O
5 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (1.28%) nmon
2 2 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.26%) Amdocs
3 14 (5.98%) Ericsson
4 12 (5.13%) Remedy
5 11 (4.70%) Oracle
6 10 (4.27%) SAP
7 9 (3.85%) Cisco
8 8 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.14%) Saba
9 5 (2.14%) VMware
10 4 (1.71%) BT
11 3 (1.28%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.85%) BMC
12 2 (0.85%) HP
12 2 (0.85%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.85%) Trillium
13 1 (0.43%) Juniper
13 1 (0.43%) Nokia
13 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
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