The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 80 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.23% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-83.71% +514.03%
PRINCE
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1089 873 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.49% 71.56% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 468 279
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £137.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PRINCE
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PMI
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP