The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 49 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 5 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.58% 4.10% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 4.95% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 13
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.38%
PRINCE2
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 222 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.55% 82.84% 83.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 172 220
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 22 (61.11%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 11 (30.56%) Test Management
3 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 10 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) MS Project
4 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (25.00%) HL7
4 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (22.22%) XML
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Service Management
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) HTML
6 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
6 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (13.89%) ITSM
8 5 (13.89%) NHS
8 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
8 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
8 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.89%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (25.00%) MS Project
1 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
1 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 17 (47.22%) Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Release Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Telephony Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Telephony Project Manager
7 3 (8.33%) WAN Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XML
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) NHS
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 11 (30.56%) Test Management
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Service Management
5 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.89%) ITSM
6 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.11%) Release Management
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PMP
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) HL7
2 5 (13.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) BMC
1 4 (11.11%) HP
1 4 (11.11%) IBM
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy
1 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.56%) CA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) PlateSpin
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft