The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 316 270 219
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -51
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 290 338 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.71% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.95% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 205 198
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£406 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% +90.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+41.42% +46.13%
PRINCE
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in England

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in England

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in England

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
London -35 94 £423 -2.31% 23
South East -52 61 £408 -4.11% 17
South West +3 34 £400 -5.88% 3
North West 0 29 £400 - 11
West Midlands +2 28 £425 +21.42% 11
East Midlands +2 23 £388 -29.54% 8
East of England 0 10 £400 +43.49% 2
Yorkshire -17 9 £400 - 2
PRINCE
UK

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 307 (54.34%) PRINCE2
2 301 (53.27%) Project Management
3 218 (38.58%) Finance
4 153 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (23.89%) ITIL
6 129 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (15.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 85 (15.04%) PMI Certification
8 85 (15.04%) Microsoft
9 80 (14.16%) Security Cleared
10 70 (12.39%) MS Excel
11 68 (12.04%) MS Project
12 66 (11.68%) Change Management
13 62 (10.97%) Banking
14 57 (10.09%) PMP
14 57 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
15 56 (9.91%) SC Cleared
16 55 (9.73%) Retail
17 52 (9.20%) Degree
18 47 (8.32%) Programme Management
19 44 (7.79%) Scrum
20 42 (7.43%) Windows
21 41 (7.26%) SAP
22 37 (6.55%) CRM
23 35 (6.19%) PMI
23 35 (6.19%) Cisco
24 34 (6.02%) Risk Management
25 33 (5.84%) Service Delivery
25 33 (5.84%) Migration
26 32 (5.66%) VMware

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.71%) CMS
6 4 (0.71%) Lync
7 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) Kentico
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) Documentum
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 70 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 68 (12.04%) MS Project
3 30 (5.31%) MS Office
4 27 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.42%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.30%) Office 365
2 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.19%) WAN
2 11 (1.95%) VPN
2 11 (1.95%) LAN
3 9 (1.59%) Internet
3 9 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.24%) Firewall
5 6 (1.06%) HTTP
5 6 (1.06%) MPLS
5 6 (1.06%) DNS
5 6 (1.06%) SSL
5 6 (1.06%) SAN
5 6 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.88%) VoIP
6 5 (0.88%) ADSL
6 5 (0.88%) Broadband
6 5 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.88%) Wireless
7 4 (0.71%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.24%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.53%) DTS
5 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.35%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.35%) QlikView
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.35%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
General
1 218 (38.58%) Finance
2 62 (10.97%) Banking
3 55 (9.73%) Retail
4 25 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.07%) Legal
6 20 (3.54%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.19%) Marketing
8 16 (2.83%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.77%) Billing
9 10 (1.77%) Automotive
9 10 (1.77%) Law
10 8 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.24%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.06%) Publishing
12 6 (1.06%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.88%) Advertising
14 3 (0.53%) Local Government
14 3 (0.53%) Back Office
14 3 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 315 (55.75%) Project Manager
2 54 (9.56%) Analyst
3 35 (6.19%) IT Project Manager
4 31 (5.49%) Senior Manager
5 29 (5.13%) Programme Manager
6 28 (4.96%) Business Analyst
6 28 (4.96%) Senior Project Manager
7 26 (4.60%) Business Manager
8 24 (4.25%) Technical Manager
9 19 (3.36%) Architect
9 19 (3.36%) Business Project Manager
10 18 (3.19%) Technical Project Manager
11 15 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (2.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 14 (2.48%) Junior
12 14 (2.48%) Consultant
12 14 (2.48%) Change Manager
13 13 (2.30%) Junior Project Manager
14 11 (1.95%) Service Manager
15 10 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.48%) .NET
2 6 (1.06%) Middleware
3 5 (0.88%) Web Services
4 2 (0.35%) J2EE
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.35%) Java EE
5 1 (0.18%) MDX
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.18%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.18%) CSS
5 1 (0.18%) XML
5 1 (0.18%) EDI
5 1 (0.18%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.19%) PMI
3 29 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.65%) NHS
5 12 (2.12%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.95%) FMCG
7 10 (1.77%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.71%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.71%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.71%) Equities
12 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.43%) Windows
2 16 (2.83%) Linux
3 9 (1.59%) UNIX
4 8 (1.42%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.06%) Solaris
5 6 (1.06%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Android
8 2 (0.35%) AIX
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (54.34%) PRINCE2
2 301 (53.27%) Project Management
3 153 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (23.89%) ITIL
5 129 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (11.68%) Change Management
7 47 (8.32%) Programme Management
8 44 (7.79%) Scrum
9 37 (6.55%) CRM
10 34 (6.02%) Risk Management
11 33 (5.84%) Service Delivery
11 33 (5.84%) Migration
12 32 (5.66%) Service Management
13 28 (4.96%) Project Planning
13 28 (4.96%) Waterfall
14 23 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 23 (4.07%) Supplier Management
15 22 (3.89%) ERP
16 21 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.54%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.48%) SQL
2 11 (1.95%) Java
3 8 (1.42%) C
4 6 (1.06%) VB
4 6 (1.06%) VBA
5 5 (0.88%) PHP
6 4 (0.71%) ABAP
7 3 (0.53%) Scala
8 2 (0.35%) Python
8 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.18%) VBScript
9 1 (0.18%) C#
9 1 (0.18%) VB6
9 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 86 (15.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 85 (15.04%) PMI Certification
3 80 (14.16%) Security Cleared
4 57 (10.09%) PMP
5 56 (9.91%) SC Cleared
6 52 (9.20%) Degree
7 23 (4.07%) DV Cleared
8 18 (3.19%) APMP
8 18 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (3.01%) ISEB
10 12 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.06%) CISSP
13 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.88%) CCNA
14 4 (0.71%) CCNP
14 4 (0.71%) HND
14 4 (0.71%) CISM
15 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.83%) SLA
2 10 (1.77%) QA
3 6 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.06%) COBIT
4 4 (0.71%) P3O
5 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.35%) COSO
6 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) Basel II
7 1 (0.18%) TickIT
7 1 (0.18%) FATCA
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) COREP
7 1 (0.18%) FINREP
7 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.88%) vSphere
4 2 (0.35%) XenApp
4 2 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.18%) UAG
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.59%) MOM
2 3 (0.53%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) OVSD
4 1 (0.18%) WMI
4 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.26%) SAP
3 35 (6.19%) Cisco
4 32 (5.66%) VMware
5 29 (5.13%) Oracle
6 14 (2.48%) Citrix
7 13 (2.30%) HP
8 11 (1.95%) Juniper
9 8 (1.42%) IBM
9 8 (1.42%) Nokia
9 8 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.88%) Lotus
11 4 (0.71%) EMC
11 4 (0.71%) F5
12 3 (0.53%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.53%) Kronos
12 3 (0.53%) Huawei
12 3 (0.53%) Avaloq
12 3 (0.53%) Sun
12 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
People Source
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Net Forte
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £410 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Net Forte
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago