The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 33 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.18% 2.72% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 3.82% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £418 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.63 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.66% -10.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 262 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.36% 71.20% 60.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 116 118
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 73
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
PRINCE2
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (31.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 8 (22.86%) SAP
6 7 (20.00%) Degree
6 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.00%) SaaS
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) PMP
8 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 5 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
10 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.57%) DSDM
10 3 (8.57%) MS Project
10 3 (8.57%) MS Office
10 3 (8.57%) Information Management
10 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
11 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.71%) LAMP
11 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
11 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
11 2 (5.71%) Risk Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Content Management Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Project
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Manager
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Project Office Support
5 1 (2.86%) Project Office Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.86%) PMI
1 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) PRINCE
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.57%) Information Management
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) DSDM
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) PMP
3 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle