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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 175 180 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 30 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.60% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.03 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £18.90 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -48.91%
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
4453 5577 5872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.30% 75.96% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3299 4161 4372
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 70 87
Average hourly rate £22.44 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.80 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 42 (56.00%) PRINCE2
2 38 (50.67%) Project Management
3 27 (36.00%) Finance
4 23 (30.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (29.33%) ITIL
6 12 (16.00%) PMI Certification
6 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.67%) Degree
8 10 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 10 (13.33%) Banking
9 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.00%) Change Management
9 9 (12.00%) PMI
10 8 (10.67%) Service Management
11 7 (9.33%) Scrum
11 7 (9.33%) MS Project
11 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (8.00%) Local Government
13 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
13 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
13 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (6.67%) SAN
13 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
14 4 (5.33%) Freedom of Information
14 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
14 4 (5.33%) Retail
14 4 (5.33%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (9.33%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Academy Housing
1 3 (4.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.67%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (2.67%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.33%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) SAN
2 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) Wireless
4 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) WAN
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) OSPF
5 1 (1.33%) BGP
5 1 (1.33%) NAS
5 1 (1.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 27 (36.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Local Government
4 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.67%) Publishing
6 2 (2.67%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Project Planner
3 5 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (6.67%) PMO Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Data Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Incident Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) PMI
2 4 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (5.33%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (2.67%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.67%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) Economics
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) UNIX
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) PRINCE2
2 38 (50.67%) Project Management
3 23 (30.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (29.33%) ITIL
5 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.00%) Change Management
8 8 (10.67%) Service Management
9 7 (9.33%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.33%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.33%) Migration
11 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.33%) CRM
11 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) Java
1 2 (2.67%) SQL
1 2 (2.67%) VBA
2 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 11 (14.67%) Degree
3 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.00%) PMP
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) MAPM
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) XenApp
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco
2 4 (5.33%) VMware
3 3 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.00%) Civica
3 3 (4.00%) Capita
3 3 (4.00%) Orchard
4 2 (2.67%) Omniture
4 2 (2.67%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Sybase
4 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Teradata
5 1 (1.33%) EMC
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) Juniper
5 1 (1.33%) CA
5 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.33%) NetApp