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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 38 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2188 2230 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.74% 5.01% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 6.70% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1423 1275
Average daily rate
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£417 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 55
Average hourly rate £28.25 £36.07 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +10.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.21 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.60 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.07 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.74% +10.96%
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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -12 788 £430 -2.27% 196
South East -5 567 £400 - 134
Yorkshire +6 200 £396 -1.67% 56
North West +5 157 £400 +7.02% 57
South West -2 150 £450 +9.09% 58
East of England +20 119 £425 +3.03% 47
West Midlands +3 107 £425 +27.81% 43
East Midlands +6 59 £350 -5.53% 24
North East +9 32 £413 +6.45% 6
Midlands +7 6 £450 +4.04%
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2389 (53.11%) Project Management
2 1410 (31.35%) Finance
3 1036 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 954 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 881 (19.59%) ITIL
6 789 (17.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 708 (15.74%) MS Project
8 655 (14.56%) Microsoft
9 630 (14.01%) PMI Certification
10 576 (12.81%) MS Excel
11 508 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 476 (10.58%) Security Cleared
13 453 (10.07%) Change Management
14 448 (9.96%) PMP
15 426 (9.47%) Programme Management
16 409 (9.09%) MS Office
17 379 (8.43%) Degree
18 374 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
19 354 (7.87%) Migration
20 333 (7.40%) Risk Management
21 330 (7.34%) Banking
22 318 (7.07%) SC Cleared
23 313 (6.96%) Telecoms
24 303 (6.74%) PRINCE
25 295 (6.56%) Project Planning
26 283 (6.29%) Change Control
27 273 (6.07%) Retail
28 270 (6.00%) Scrum
29 264 (5.87%) SAP
30 261 (5.80%) SharePoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 261 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.04%) CMS
3 37 (0.82%) MS Project Server
4 30 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 25 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 21 (0.47%) Lync
8 17 (0.38%) IIS
9 15 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.24%) SAS
12 9 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.20%) Drupal
13 8 (0.18%) Confluence
13 8 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.18%) Apache
14 7 (0.16%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
15 5 (0.11%) WorkSite
Applications
1 708 (15.74%) MS Project
2 576 (12.81%) MS Excel
3 409 (9.09%) MS Office
4 259 (5.76%) MS Visio
5 220 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.11%) Shockwave
9 3 (0.067%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.067%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.044%) Niku Workbench
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 41 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.69%) Agresso
3 22 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 15 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.31%) SAP BPC
8 11 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.24%) CA Clarity
8 11 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 11 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
10 9 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
11 8 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 8 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.71%) SaaS
2 18 (0.40%) Office 365
3 12 (0.27%) IaaS
4 11 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.11%) PaaS
7 3 (0.067%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.067%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.044%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.022%) Taleo
9 1 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.022%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 109 (2.42%) Firewall
2 106 (2.36%) WAN
3 93 (2.07%) LAN
4 50 (1.11%) Internet
5 46 (1.02%) 3G
6 38 (0.84%) MPLS
7 37 (0.82%) SAN
8 36 (0.80%) VoIP
9 35 (0.78%) Intranet
10 31 (0.69%) 4G
11 29 (0.64%) VPN
12 23 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (0.51%) Network Security
13 22 (0.49%) Wireless
14 21 (0.47%) BGP
15 20 (0.44%) DNS
16 19 (0.42%) 2G
17 18 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
17 18 (0.40%) Unified Communications
17 18 (0.40%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 77 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 27 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 26 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (0.47%) Big Data
9 20 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
12 15 (0.33%) SAP BW
12 15 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (0.31%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.27%) QlikView
15 11 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (0.96%) JIRA
2 15 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (0.29%) Hudson
4 12 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (0.16%) TestDirector
6 7 (0.16%) Toad
6 7 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.16%) Selenium
7 5 (0.11%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.11%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.11%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.089%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.067%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.067%) PVCS
10 2 (0.044%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.044%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.044%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (0.044%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.044%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1410 (31.35%) Finance
2 330 (7.34%) Banking
3 313 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 273 (6.07%) Retail
5 114 (2.53%) Legal
6 96 (2.13%) Marketing
7 75 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 69 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.38%) Law
10 57 (1.27%) Local Government
11 53 (1.18%) Automotive
12 51 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 51 (1.13%) Back Office
12 51 (1.13%) Publishing
13 48 (1.07%) Advertising
14 42 (0.93%) Billing
15 37 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.62%) Games
17 23 (0.51%) French Language
18 22 (0.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2473 (54.98%) Project Manager
2 552 (12.27%) Analyst
3 325 (7.23%) Business Analyst
4 244 (5.42%) Programme Manager
5 214 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 196 (4.36%) Infrastructure Manager
7 190 (4.22%) IT Project Manager
8 189 (4.20%) Senior Project Manager
9 181 (4.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 121 (2.69%) Technical Manager
11 117 (2.60%) Coordinator
12 114 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 104 (2.31%) Consultant
14 96 (2.13%) Service Manager
14 96 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
15 89 (1.98%) Project Coordinator
15 89 (1.98%) Business Manager
16 84 (1.87%) PMO Analyst
17 82 (1.82%) Change Manager
17 82 (1.82%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (1.38%) .NET
2 44 (0.98%) Web Services
3 43 (0.96%) Middleware
4 35 (0.78%) HTML
5 30 (0.67%) XML
6 23 (0.51%) CSS
7 17 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.38%) jQuery
8 16 (0.36%) .NET Framework
9 14 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (0.24%) J2EE
10 11 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (0.20%) HTML5
12 8 (0.18%) Ajax
12 8 (0.18%) Lucene
13 6 (0.13%) JRules
13 6 (0.13%) JSP
14 5 (0.11%) SAML
14 5 (0.11%) SOAP
14 5 (0.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 374 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 252 (5.60%) PMI
3 182 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 159 (3.53%) NHS
5 46 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 44 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 38 (0.84%) User Experience
8 31 (0.69%) Economics
9 28 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 23 (0.51%) FMCG
11 20 (0.44%) Data Integration
12 19 (0.42%) E-Learning
12 19 (0.42%) Derivative
12 19 (0.42%) Smart Meter
12 19 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.38%) GIS
13 17 (0.38%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.36%) EPoS
15 15 (0.33%) Statistics
15 15 (0.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 245 (5.45%) Windows
2 60 (1.33%) UNIX
3 59 (1.31%) Windows 7
4 50 (1.11%) Linux
4 50 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (0.40%) Windows XP
8 16 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 16 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.29%) Solaris
10 12 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (0.18%) AIX
12 7 (0.16%) Android
13 6 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.13%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.11%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.089%) SUSE
15 4 (0.089%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.044%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2389 (53.11%) Project Management
2 1036 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 954 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 881 (19.59%) ITIL
5 453 (10.07%) Change Management
6 426 (9.47%) Programme Management
7 354 (7.87%) Migration
8 333 (7.40%) Risk Management
9 303 (6.74%) PRINCE
10 295 (6.56%) Project Planning
11 283 (6.29%) Change Control
12 270 (6.00%) Scrum
13 260 (5.78%) Waterfall
14 245 (5.45%) Business Analysis
15 229 (5.09%) Service Delivery
16 217 (4.82%) Service Management
17 214 (4.76%) Supplier Management
18 166 (3.69%) CRM
19 152 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
19 152 (3.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 177 (3.94%) SQL
2 66 (1.47%) C
3 63 (1.40%) Java
4 35 (0.78%) C#
5 34 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 24 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 24 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 22 (0.49%) VB
8 11 (0.24%) ABAP
9 10 (0.22%) PHP
10 6 (0.13%) Ruby
11 4 (0.089%) VBA
11 4 (0.089%) VBScript
12 3 (0.067%) C++
12 3 (0.067%) Python
13 2 (0.044%) R
13 2 (0.044%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.044%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.044%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.022%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 789 (17.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 630 (14.01%) PMI Certification
3 508 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 476 (10.58%) Security Cleared
5 448 (9.96%) PMP
6 379 (8.43%) Degree
7 318 (7.07%) SC Cleared
8 170 (3.78%) ISEB
9 123 (2.73%) APMP
10 98 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
11 76 (1.69%) CISSP
12 72 (1.60%) DV Cleared
13 58 (1.29%) CISM
14 41 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 41 (0.91%) CRISC
15 31 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (0.64%) ISTQB
17 28 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 27 (0.60%) MCSE
19 26 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (3.36%) QA
2 77 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (1.51%) P3O
4 66 (1.47%) SLA
5 41 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 25 (0.56%) ISO 9000
8 21 (0.47%) COBIT
9 17 (0.38%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.24%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.16%) FINREP
13 4 (0.089%) FATCA
13 4 (0.089%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.067%) GxP
14 3 (0.067%) Basel II
14 3 (0.067%) EMIR
14 3 (0.067%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.067%) COREP
System Software
1 75 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 69 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.18%) vSphere
5 7 (0.16%) XenApp
6 6 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.067%) XenServer
9 2 (0.044%) UAG
9 2 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.044%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.044%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.022%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.022%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.022%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.40%) SCCM
3 11 (0.24%) OVSD
4 10 (0.22%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.13%) SCOM
6 5 (0.11%) WMI
6 5 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (0.089%) Netcool
8 3 (0.067%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.044%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.044%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.044%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.044%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.022%) MOM
10 1 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.022%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.022%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.022%) Control-M
Vendors
1 655 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 264 (5.87%) SAP
3 246 (5.47%) Oracle
4 131 (2.91%) Cisco
5 113 (2.51%) VMware
6 86 (1.91%) HP
7 71 (1.58%) Citrix
8 43 (0.96%) CheckPoint
9 36 (0.80%) IBM
10 31 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (0.58%) F5
12 25 (0.56%) Business Objects
13 17 (0.38%) Juniper
14 16 (0.36%) Remedy
14 16 (0.36%) Adobe
15 15 (0.33%) Cognos
15 15 (0.33%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.31%) Planview
16 14 (0.31%) Progress
17 13 (0.29%) Informatica
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago