The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 38 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 110 115 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.58% 4.52% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 5.94% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 82 75
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £32.57 £47.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +19.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.51 £25.32 £38.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £49.06 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
PRINCE2
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1888 1935 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.60% 75.97% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1181 945
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 141 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +14 52 £425 - 9
Bedfordshire 0 17 £403 -19.50% 10
Essex -16 15 £425 +9.67% 5
Norfolk -1 12 £450 +20.00%
Hertfordshire -3 9 £500 +5.26% 4
Suffolk - 3 £388 - 1
East Anglia - 2 £260 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 132 (59.46%) Project Management
2 68 (30.63%) Finance
3 55 (24.77%) ITIL
4 49 (22.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 46 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 35 (15.77%) PMI Certification
7 35 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (15.32%) Microsoft
9 32 (14.41%) MS Project
10 27 (12.16%) SAP
11 26 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (10.81%) PMP
12 24 (10.81%) MS Excel
13 21 (9.46%) PMI
14 19 (8.56%) Degree
15 18 (8.11%) Business Analysis
15 18 (8.11%) ERP
16 16 (7.21%) Project Planning
16 16 (7.21%) Programme Management
17 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
18 14 (6.31%) Scrum
18 14 (6.31%) Time Management
18 14 (6.31%) Performance Management
18 14 (6.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 13 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
20 12 (5.41%) MS Office
20 12 (5.41%) Windows
20 12 (5.41%) Change Management
20 12 (5.41%) Retail

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.80%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.45%) CMS
3 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (14.41%) MS Project
2 24 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.41%) MS Office
4 6 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.35%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) Firewall
2 4 (1.80%) LAN
2 4 (1.80%) SAN
3 3 (1.35%) Internet
3 3 (1.35%) Network Security
3 3 (1.35%) WAN
4 2 (0.90%) Extranet
4 2 (0.90%) Intranet
4 2 (0.90%) MPLS
4 2 (0.90%) VPN
5 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.45%) NAS
5 1 (0.45%) NFC
5 1 (0.45%) Skype
5 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.45%) VoIP
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.45%) Big Data
3 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.45%) QlikView
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 68 (30.63%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Retail
3 10 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.05%) Advertising
4 9 (4.05%) Local Government
5 7 (3.15%) Automotive
6 5 (2.25%) Legal
7 3 (1.35%) Back Office
7 3 (1.35%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.35%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (63.51%) Project Manager
2 38 (17.12%) IT Manager
3 31 (13.96%) Analyst
4 29 (13.06%) IT Project Manager
5 25 (11.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 23 (10.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 21 (9.46%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.41%) Programme Manager
9 11 (4.95%) Applications Manager
9 11 (4.95%) Applications Project Manager
9 11 (4.95%) Coordinator
9 11 (4.95%) Project Coordinator
9 11 (4.95%) Senior Manager
9 11 (4.95%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (4.50%) SAP Manager
10 10 (4.50%) SAP Project Manager
11 9 (4.05%) Scrum Master
12 8 (3.60%) Contracts Manager
12 8 (3.60%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (3.60%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) .NET
1 3 (1.35%) Middleware
2 1 (0.45%) Leaflet
2 1 (0.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.46%) PMI
3 8 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.15%) NHS
5 6 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.80%) FMCG
7 3 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Economics
9 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.41%) Windows
2 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.35%) Linux
3 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Unix
5 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (59.46%) Project Management
2 55 (24.77%) ITIL
3 46 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 18 (8.11%) ERP
6 16 (7.21%) Programme Management
6 16 (7.21%) Project Planning
7 14 (6.31%) Performance Management
7 14 (6.31%) Scrum
7 14 (6.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (6.31%) Time Management
8 12 (5.41%) Change Management
8 12 (5.41%) Project Governance
9 10 (4.50%) E-Commerce
9 10 (4.50%) Migration
9 10 (4.50%) PRINCE
10 9 (4.05%) Change Control
10 9 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.15%) SQL
2 4 (1.80%) VB
3 3 (1.35%) C
3 3 (1.35%) VB6
4 1 (0.45%) Java
4 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (22.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 36 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 35 (15.77%) PMI Certification
4 24 (10.81%) PMP
5 19 (8.56%) Degree
6 13 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (4.95%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.50%) APMP
8 10 (4.50%) HNC
8 10 (4.50%) HND
9 7 (3.15%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.25%) ISEB
11 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.90%) PgMP
12 1 (0.45%) BICSI Certification
12 1 (0.45%) BICSI RCDD
12 1 (0.45%) CIPD
12 1 (0.45%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.25%) QA
3 4 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.80%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) GAMP
5 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.45%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.80%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) XenServer
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.16%) SAP
3 10 (4.50%) IBM
4 5 (2.25%) Rally
5 4 (1.80%) LANDesk
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle
5 4 (1.80%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) AppSense
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco
6 3 (1.35%) Lumension
7 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.90%) Citrix
7 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.90%) webMethods
8 1 (0.45%) Avaya
8 1 (0.45%) Dell
8 1 (0.45%) HP
8 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.45%) Juniper
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
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