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 18 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 39 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2296 2166 2511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.40% 4.56% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 6.12% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1384 1460
Average daily rate
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£414 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 77
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £18.38 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.94 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -6.25%
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
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -1 927 £438 +2.94% 223
South East +3 552 £400 - 134
East of England +3 189 £415 +3.75% 42
South West -1 180 £416 +10.93% 37
West Midlands +9 144 £375 +10.29% 38
North West -20 113 £394 +18.42% 52
Yorkshire -1 109 £375 +7.14% 36
East Midlands +4 54 £363 +3.57% 14
North East -39 26 £400 +9.96% 6
Midlands +1 8 £360 +5.10% 1
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2517 (52.69%) Project Management
2 1485 (31.09%) Finance
3 1013 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 998 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
5 926 (19.38%) ITIL
6 843 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 770 (16.12%) MS Project
8 710 (14.86%) Microsoft
9 700 (14.65%) PMI Certification
10 597 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 516 (10.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 513 (10.74%) Security Cleared
13 460 (9.63%) PMP
14 451 (9.44%) Change Management
15 434 (9.09%) Degree
16 413 (8.65%) MS Office
17 408 (8.54%) Programme Management
18 401 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
19 391 (8.19%) Migration
20 366 (7.66%) SC Cleared
21 353 (7.39%) Risk Management
22 349 (7.31%) PMI
23 348 (7.28%) Banking
24 346 (7.24%) SharePoint
25 343 (7.18%) PRINCE
26 336 (7.03%) Project Planning
27 327 (6.85%) Scrum
28 318 (6.66%) Oracle
29 312 (6.53%) Business Analysis
30 309 (6.47%) Windows

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 346 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 50 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 44 (0.92%) CMS
4 32 (0.67%) MS Project Server
5 29 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (0.59%) Lync
6 28 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (0.38%) Drupal
9 17 (0.36%) SAS
10 16 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.25%) Confluence
13 10 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.15%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.13%) Apache
15 6 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 770 (16.12%) MS Project
2 597 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 413 (8.65%) MS Office
4 262 (5.48%) MS Visio
5 251 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 33 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.15%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.063%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.042%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.042%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.042%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.021%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.021%) Niku Workbench
10 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 65 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (0.69%) Agresso
3 25 (0.52%) CA Clarity
4 24 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 22 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 16 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 14 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (0.23%) SAP SD
12 9 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
13 8 (0.17%) Summit
13 8 (0.17%) Maximo
14 7 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 6 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 34 (0.71%) SaaS
2 25 (0.52%) Office 365
3 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.23%) IaaS
5 8 (0.17%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.084%) PaaS
7 3 (0.063%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.042%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.042%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.021%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.021%) Force.com
9 1 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.021%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.37%) WAN
2 94 (1.97%) LAN
3 92 (1.93%) Internet
3 92 (1.93%) Firewall
4 58 (1.21%) SAN
5 50 (1.05%) Intranet
6 39 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
7 33 (0.69%) VoIP
8 30 (0.63%) VPN
9 27 (0.57%) 4G
10 26 (0.54%) Wireless
11 24 (0.50%) TCP/IP
11 24 (0.50%) Unified Communications
12 23 (0.48%) 3G
13 21 (0.44%) MPLS
14 20 (0.42%) IP Telephony
14 20 (0.42%) Network Security
15 17 (0.36%) DNS
16 14 (0.29%) LTE
17 12 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 82 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 37 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
5 29 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (0.46%) MS Access
9 20 (0.42%) SAP BW
10 18 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (0.33%) Data Mining
12 14 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (0.29%) Relational Database
13 13 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.25%) Big Data
15 11 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
15 11 (0.23%) QlikView
15 11 (0.23%) EDRMS
16 10 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 38 (0.80%) JIRA
2 14 (0.29%) Rational Rose
3 13 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.15%) Toad
5 5 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.084%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.084%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.084%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.063%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.042%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.042%) Ant
8 2 (0.042%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.042%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.042%) Introscope
8 2 (0.042%) Subversion
8 2 (0.042%) Maven
8 2 (0.042%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (0.042%) Hudson
8 2 (0.042%) JProfiler
General
1 1485 (31.09%) Finance
2 348 (7.28%) Banking
3 295 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 291 (6.09%) Retail
5 119 (2.49%) Marketing
6 106 (2.22%) Legal
7 75 (1.57%) Back Office
8 74 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 71 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 67 (1.40%) Local Government
11 52 (1.09%) Law
12 50 (1.05%) Publishing
13 48 (1.00%) Automotive
14 46 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 45 (0.94%) Advertising
16 37 (0.77%) Front Office
17 35 (0.73%) Billing
18 32 (0.67%) Retail Banking
19 27 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 2652 (55.52%) Project Manager
2 597 (12.50%) Analyst
3 301 (6.30%) Business Analyst
4 272 (5.69%) Programme Manager
5 260 (5.44%) Senior Manager
6 240 (5.02%) Senior Project Manager
7 222 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
8 216 (4.52%) Infrastructure Manager
9 205 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 155 (3.24%) Technical Manager
11 129 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 126 (2.64%) Technical Project Manager
13 113 (2.37%) PMO Analyst
14 107 (2.24%) Coordinator
15 93 (1.95%) Delivery Manager
16 87 (1.82%) Service Manager
17 85 (1.78%) Project Coordinator
18 83 (1.74%) Business Manager
19 78 (1.63%) Architect
20 75 (1.57%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (2.49%) .NET
2 44 (0.92%) Middleware
3 43 (0.90%) Web Services
3 43 (0.90%) XML
4 35 (0.73%) HTML
5 33 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 27 (0.57%) JSP
7 21 (0.44%) CSS
7 21 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (0.33%) J2EE
10 13 (0.27%) EJB
11 9 (0.19%) SOAP
11 9 (0.19%) jQuery
11 9 (0.19%) REST
12 8 (0.17%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.17%) Application Packaging
12 8 (0.17%) COM
13 7 (0.15%) LAMP
13 7 (0.15%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 401 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 349 (7.31%) PMI
3 206 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 152 (3.18%) NHS
5 53 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
6 48 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 37 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 36 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 33 (0.69%) Economics
9 33 (0.69%) FMCG
9 33 (0.69%) User Experience
10 29 (0.61%) Statistics
11 25 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 23 (0.48%) EPoS
12 23 (0.48%) Replication
13 22 (0.46%) AS400
13 22 (0.46%) GIS
13 22 (0.46%) CMDB
13 22 (0.46%) Open Source
14 21 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 309 (6.47%) Windows
2 90 (1.88%) Windows 7
3 80 (1.67%) UNIX
4 78 (1.63%) Linux
5 58 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (0.67%) Solaris
8 28 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.42%) AIX
10 19 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.13%) Android
14 5 (0.10%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.063%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.063%) pSOS
15 3 (0.063%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.042%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.021%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.021%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2517 (52.69%) Project Management
2 1013 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 998 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
4 926 (19.38%) ITIL
5 451 (9.44%) Change Management
6 408 (8.54%) Programme Management
7 391 (8.19%) Migration
8 353 (7.39%) Risk Management
9 343 (7.18%) PRINCE
10 336 (7.03%) Project Planning
11 327 (6.85%) Scrum
12 312 (6.53%) Business Analysis
13 279 (5.84%) Service Management
14 257 (5.38%) Waterfall
15 252 (5.28%) Change Control
16 230 (4.81%) Service Delivery
17 209 (4.38%) Supplier Management
18 186 (3.89%) CRM
19 163 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
20 152 (3.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 200 (4.19%) SQL
2 122 (2.55%) Java
3 97 (2.03%) C
4 52 (1.09%) C#
5 33 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 24 (0.50%) PHP
7 21 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 20 (0.42%) VB
8 20 (0.42%) VBA
9 12 (0.25%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.15%) Perl
11 4 (0.084%) Python
11 4 (0.084%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.063%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.063%) Ruby
12 3 (0.063%) VBScript
13 2 (0.042%) C++
13 2 (0.042%) VB6
13 2 (0.042%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.042%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 843 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 700 (14.65%) PMI Certification
3 516 (10.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 513 (10.74%) Security Cleared
5 460 (9.63%) PMP
6 434 (9.09%) Degree
7 366 (7.66%) SC Cleared
8 182 (3.81%) ISEB
9 144 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
10 119 (2.49%) APMP
11 62 (1.30%) DV Cleared
12 44 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
12 44 (0.92%) CISSP
13 39 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
13 39 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 34 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (0.59%) CCNA
16 24 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
17 22 (0.46%) MCSE
18 20 (0.42%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (3.12%) QA
2 70 (1.47%) SLA
3 59 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 54 (1.13%) P3O
5 51 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.73%) COBIT
7 24 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.29%) EMIR
9 14 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.21%) ISO 14001
12 7 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.10%) MiFID
14 4 (0.084%) JSP 440
15 3 (0.063%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.063%) BS15000
15 3 (0.063%) GxP
16 2 (0.042%) BS7799
16 2 (0.042%) Basel II
System Software
1 86 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 70 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.27%) vSphere
5 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (0.19%) XenApp
7 5 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.084%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.084%) Shibboleth
8 4 (0.084%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.063%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.042%) XenServer
10 2 (0.042%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.042%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.021%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.021%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.021%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.42%) SCCM
3 7 (0.15%) SCOM
3 7 (0.15%) Netcool
4 6 (0.13%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.084%) WMI
6 4 (0.084%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.084%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.084%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.084%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.063%) OVSD
7 3 (0.063%) OPNET
8 2 (0.042%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.042%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.042%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 710 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 318 (6.66%) Oracle
3 297 (6.22%) SAP
4 138 (2.89%) Cisco
5 112 (2.34%) VMware
6 77 (1.61%) IBM
6 77 (1.61%) HP
7 75 (1.57%) Citrix
8 47 (0.98%) CheckPoint
9 42 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (0.73%) Remedy
11 25 (0.52%) Business Objects
12 23 (0.48%) Cognos
12 23 (0.48%) EMC
13 20 (0.42%) Primavera
14 18 (0.38%) Google
15 16 (0.33%) BT
15 16 (0.33%) Juniper
15 16 (0.33%) Hyperion
16 15 (0.31%) Siebel
Essex
Skye Group
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 14 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £225 - £270 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified please discuss
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £470 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Rate: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £365.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday