The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 31 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 58 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.93% 3.76% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 5.18% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £307 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
PRINCE2
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
1127 926 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.30% 72.57% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 253
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 53 (43.44%) Project Management
2 51 (41.80%) Finance
3 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.13%) Banking
4 25 (20.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (18.85%) Change Management
6 21 (17.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (14.75%) ITIL
9 17 (13.93%) MS Excel
10 15 (12.30%) MS Project
10 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
11 11 (9.02%) SharePoint
11 11 (9.02%) ISEB
12 10 (8.20%) Service Management
13 9 (7.38%) MS Office
13 9 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (7.38%) QA
14 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
14 8 (6.56%) Retail
14 8 (6.56%) PMI Certification
15 7 (5.74%) PMP
15 7 (5.74%) Windows
15 7 (5.74%) Scrum
15 7 (5.74%) Information Security
15 7 (5.74%) Project Planning
15 7 (5.74%) Wealth Management
16 6 (4.92%) Resource Management
16 6 (4.92%) Supplier Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.30%) MS Project
3 9 (7.38%) MS Office
3 9 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.64%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Primavera
2 1 (0.82%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) SAN
1 2 (1.64%) LAN
1 2 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 51 (41.80%) Finance
2 27 (22.13%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Front Office
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (47.54%) Project Manager
2 18 (14.75%) Analyst
3 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 11 (9.02%) Programme Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Change Manager
7 8 (6.56%) PMO Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) Project Coordinator
7 8 (6.56%) Coordinator
8 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) PMO Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Portfolio Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Programme Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Programme Support Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Change Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.28%) NHS
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) RMADS
5 2 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Open Source
6 1 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Project Management
2 23 (18.85%) Change Management
3 20 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.75%) ITIL
5 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
7 10 (8.20%) Service Management
8 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.74%) Scrum
9 7 (5.74%) Information Security
9 7 (5.74%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.74%) Wealth Management
10 6 (4.92%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.92%) Supplier Management
10 6 (4.92%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.92%) Change Control
11 5 (4.10%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (4.10%) Business Process Improvement
11 5 (4.10%) Time Management
12 4 (3.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.10%) C
2 4 (3.28%) Java
2 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
2 4 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 21 (17.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (9.02%) ISEB
4 8 (6.56%) PMI Certification
5 7 (5.74%) PMP
6 6 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) APMP
8 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.64%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) P3O
3 1 (0.82%) EMIR
3 1 (0.82%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.82%) UCITS
3 1 (0.82%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Xen
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.46%) Planview
5 2 (1.64%) Niku
5 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) CA
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago