The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 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 2
Rank 36 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2311 2441 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.75% 5.16% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 6.84% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1565 1437
Average daily rate
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£413 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 64
Average hourly rate £29.13 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.80 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £54.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.78% +7.69%
PRINCE2
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%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in England

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in England

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE2
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 PRINCE2 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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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
London -14 827 £445 +1.71% 239
South East -9 505 £400 - 99
North West +16 245 £400 +1.58% 59
South West -2 181 £450 +12.50% 31
West Midlands +5 155 £389 +11.07% 58
Yorkshire 0 133 £400 +3.22% 44
East of England -7 129 £413 -2.94% 40
East Midlands -1 97 £375 +1.69% 20
North East -6 29 £400 +3.89% 5
Midlands -9 5 £350 -6.66%
South Coast - 2 - -
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2433 (53.19%) Project Management
2 1428 (31.22%) Finance
3 1063 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 952 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
5 917 (20.05%) ITIL
6 783 (17.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 742 (16.22%) MS Project
8 687 (15.02%) PMI Certification
9 651 (14.23%) Microsoft
10 609 (13.31%) MS Excel
11 526 (11.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 512 (11.19%) PMP
13 485 (10.60%) Programme Management
14 448 (9.79%) Change Management
14 448 (9.79%) Security Cleared
15 416 (9.09%) MS Office
15 416 (9.09%) Degree
16 363 (7.94%) Risk Management
17 361 (7.89%) Migration
18 355 (7.76%) Banking
19 338 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
20 312 (6.82%) Telecoms
21 307 (6.71%) PRINCE
22 301 (6.58%) Scrum
23 300 (6.56%) Project Planning
24 299 (6.54%) SC Cleared
25 291 (6.36%) Retail
26 286 (6.25%) Change Control
27 274 (5.99%) SAP
28 262 (5.73%) SharePoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 262 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 50 (1.09%) CMS
3 34 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 31 (0.68%) MS Project Server
5 30 (0.66%) Lync
6 24 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 19 (0.42%) SAS
7 19 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.35%) IIS
9 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
13 9 (0.20%) Confluence
14 7 (0.15%) Drupal
15 6 (0.13%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.13%) Apache
16 5 (0.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 742 (16.22%) MS Project
2 609 (13.31%) MS Excel
3 416 (9.09%) MS Office
4 234 (5.12%) MS Visio
5 214 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.13%) Shockwave
9 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.066%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.044%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.044%) SPSS
11 1 (0.022%) Niku Workbench
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 41 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 22 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (0.42%) Agresso
6 15 (0.33%) SAP BPC
7 14 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
9 10 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
13 6 (0.13%) CA PPM
13 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.13%) SAP HCM
13 6 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 39 (0.85%) SaaS
2 18 (0.39%) Office 365
3 10 (0.22%) PaaS
3 10 (0.22%) IaaS
3 10 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.087%) Trello
6 2 (0.044%) Yammer
6 2 (0.044%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.022%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.022%) GitHub
7 1 (0.022%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.75%) WAN
2 117 (2.56%) LAN
3 114 (2.49%) Firewall
4 63 (1.38%) SAN
5 41 (0.90%) VPN
6 37 (0.81%) VoIP
7 36 (0.79%) 3G
7 36 (0.79%) MPLS
8 33 (0.72%) Intranet
9 32 (0.70%) Internet
10 26 (0.57%) NAS
11 25 (0.55%) 4G
12 23 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
13 22 (0.48%) DNS
13 22 (0.48%) Network Security
14 21 (0.46%) Ethernet
15 20 (0.44%) TCP/IP
15 20 (0.44%) Wireless
15 20 (0.44%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (0.68%) Big Data
5 30 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (0.37%) QlikView
11 17 (0.37%) Relational Database
12 16 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
13 15 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.28%) SAP BW
16 12 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (1.01%) JIRA
2 16 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (0.33%) Selenium
4 14 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.24%) Hudson
7 9 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.13%) TestDirector
10 5 (0.11%) StarTeam
10 5 (0.11%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.066%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.066%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.044%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.044%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.044%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.044%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.044%) Toad
12 2 (0.044%) JDeveloper
12 2 (0.044%) PVCS
General
1 1428 (31.22%) Finance
2 355 (7.76%) Banking
3 312 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 291 (6.36%) Retail
5 142 (3.10%) Legal
6 102 (2.23%) Marketing
7 100 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 88 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 81 (1.77%) Local Government
10 80 (1.75%) Law
11 52 (1.14%) Publishing
12 48 (1.05%) Retail Banking
13 46 (1.01%) Back Office
14 45 (0.98%) Advertising
15 42 (0.92%) Billing
16 33 (0.72%) Automotive
16 33 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.61%) Front Office
18 22 (0.48%) French Language
19 21 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2503 (54.72%) Project Manager
2 522 (11.41%) Analyst
3 327 (7.15%) Business Analyst
4 260 (5.68%) Programme Manager
5 219 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
6 206 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
7 199 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 196 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 176 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
10 142 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 132 (2.89%) Coordinator
12 115 (2.51%) Technical Manager
13 106 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
14 105 (2.30%) Business Manager
15 101 (2.21%) Project Coordinator
16 94 (2.06%) Architect
17 93 (2.03%) SAP Manager
18 92 (2.01%) Consultant
19 89 (1.95%) Service Manager
20 86 (1.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (1.90%) .NET
2 54 (1.18%) Web Services
3 44 (0.96%) Middleware
4 34 (0.74%) XML
5 30 (0.66%) HTML
6 22 (0.48%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.35%) CSS
9 12 (0.26%) jQuery
9 12 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (0.24%) J2EE
11 10 (0.22%) MSMQ
11 10 (0.22%) EDI
12 9 (0.20%) SOAP
12 9 (0.20%) HTML5
13 8 (0.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 8 (0.17%) Ajax
14 7 (0.15%) Flash
15 6 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 338 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (5.47%) PMI
3 201 (4.39%) NHS
4 175 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 40 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 36 (0.79%) User Experience
7 34 (0.74%) Economics
8 32 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 28 (0.61%) Derivative
10 26 (0.57%) GIS
11 23 (0.50%) FMCG
11 23 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (0.44%) Data Integration
13 18 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
14 17 (0.37%) Life Science
14 17 (0.37%) CMDB
14 17 (0.37%) Smart Meter
15 15 (0.33%) E-Learning
16 14 (0.31%) Equities
16 14 (0.31%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 247 (5.40%) Windows
2 66 (1.44%) Linux
3 62 (1.36%) UNIX
4 51 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 45 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
8 17 (0.37%) Windows XP
9 15 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.20%) Solaris
12 8 (0.17%) Android
13 6 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.11%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.11%) SUSE
15 4 (0.087%) AIX
15 4 (0.087%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.066%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.066%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2433 (53.19%) Project Management
2 1063 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 952 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
4 917 (20.05%) ITIL
5 485 (10.60%) Programme Management
6 448 (9.79%) Change Management
7 363 (7.94%) Risk Management
8 361 (7.89%) Migration
9 307 (6.71%) PRINCE
10 301 (6.58%) Scrum
11 300 (6.56%) Project Planning
12 286 (6.25%) Change Control
13 260 (5.68%) Business Analysis
14 253 (5.53%) Waterfall
15 224 (4.90%) Service Management
16 213 (4.66%) Service Delivery
17 201 (4.39%) Supplier Management
18 194 (4.24%) CRM
19 165 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 148 (3.24%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 197 (4.31%) SQL
2 72 (1.57%) C
3 70 (1.53%) Java
4 40 (0.87%) C#
5 32 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 26 (0.57%) VB
7 24 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 21 (0.46%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.22%) ABAP
9 10 (0.22%) Ruby
10 8 (0.17%) PHP
11 7 (0.15%) VBA
11 7 (0.15%) Python
12 4 (0.087%) R
13 3 (0.066%) C++
14 2 (0.044%) COBOL
14 2 (0.044%) VBScript
14 2 (0.044%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.044%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.022%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 783 (17.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 687 (15.02%) PMI Certification
3 526 (11.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 512 (11.19%) PMP
5 448 (9.79%) Security Cleared
6 416 (9.09%) Degree
7 299 (6.54%) SC Cleared
8 173 (3.78%) ISEB
9 142 (3.10%) APMP
10 102 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
11 89 (1.95%) DV Cleared
12 70 (1.53%) CISSP
13 53 (1.16%) CISM
14 48 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (0.94%) ISTQB
16 39 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (0.81%) MCSE
17 37 (0.81%) CRISC
18 33 (0.72%) CCNA
19 21 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (3.83%) QA
2 76 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (1.57%) SLA
4 66 (1.44%) P3O
5 47 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.70%) ISO 9000
7 19 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 10 (0.22%) COBIT
12 8 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.13%) FINREP
13 6 (0.13%) Basel II
14 5 (0.11%) GAMP
14 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.11%) Basel III
15 4 (0.087%) CRD IV
15 4 (0.087%) HL7
System Software
1 92 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.17%) vSphere
5 6 (0.13%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.087%) XenApp
7 4 (0.087%) XenServer
8 3 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.066%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.066%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.044%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.044%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.044%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.044%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.022%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (0.52%) SCCM
2 20 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.22%) OVSD
4 9 (0.20%) FortiGate
5 7 (0.15%) SCOM
6 5 (0.11%) WMI
6 5 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (0.087%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.087%) Netcool
8 3 (0.066%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.066%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.066%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.066%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.044%) Puppet
9 2 (0.044%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.044%) MOM
10 1 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 651 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 274 (5.99%) SAP
3 217 (4.74%) Oracle
4 157 (3.43%) Cisco
5 139 (3.04%) VMware
6 98 (2.14%) Citrix
7 84 (1.84%) HP
8 51 (1.11%) CheckPoint
9 32 (0.70%) IBM
10 30 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 27 (0.59%) F5
12 22 (0.48%) Juniper
12 22 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.39%) JD Edwards
14 15 (0.33%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.33%) EMC
15 14 (0.31%) Dell
15 14 (0.31%) Adobe
15 14 (0.31%) Remedy
16 13 (0.28%) Tableau
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: up to £42,000 (12 Month Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £547 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £425 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £38k per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago