The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 135 161 161
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 8 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.71% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 28
Average daily rate £500 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £290 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £49.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year
-19.19% -71.71%
PRINCE
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2592 4109 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.05% 81.00% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 3217 3399
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 53
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE across the City of London region.

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the City of London region.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (16.67%) PMI
5 4 (16.67%) PMP
6 3 (12.50%) CCNP
6 3 (12.50%) ISEB
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) CCA
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) IT Manager
3 5 (20.83%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Legal Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) PMP
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CCA
4 3 (12.50%) CCEE
4 3 (12.50%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) MCSA
4 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) APMG
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) COSO
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) UAG
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto