The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 35 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 9 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.38% 1.48% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.00% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £222 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +26.04%
PRINCE2
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 250 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.78% 74.18% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 113 136
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cambridge region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cambridge region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Service Management
3 8 (27.59%) SAP
4 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) SaaS
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
6 5 (17.24%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (10.34%) PMI
8 3 (10.34%) PMP
8 3 (10.34%) DSDM
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) C
8 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.34%) Information Management
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 7

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Content Management Server
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Manager
3 3 (10.34%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (17.24%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.34%) DSDM
7 3 (10.34%) Information Management
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.34%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Planview
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle