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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 34 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2535 2475 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.99% 5.08% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 6.66% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1656 1446
Average daily rate
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£413 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 46
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -30.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £14.25 £21.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.45 £38.98 £113.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -28.06%
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
39455 37165 33497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.65% 76.32% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25919 23647 20610
Average daily rate £415 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1127 1015
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £31.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 1012 £425 - 208
South East -5 507 £420 +9.09% 116
South West -6 211 £388 -3.12% 39
North West -4 207 £378 -20.52% 53
Yorkshire +27 174 £400 +3.89% 45
West Midlands +9 168 £400 +6.66% 54
East of England -3 138 £431 +1.47% 45
East Midlands -2 65 £388 +4.02% 26
North East +3 36 £451 -0.39% 11
Midlands -3 3 - - 2
South Coast -4 1 £650 +36.84%
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2718 (55.37%) Project Management
2 1538 (31.33%) Finance
3 1123 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1072 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 1036 (21.10%) ITIL
6 783 (15.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 759 (15.46%) MS Project
8 734 (14.95%) PMI Certification
9 679 (13.83%) Microsoft
10 625 (12.73%) MS Excel
11 540 (11.00%) PMP
12 516 (10.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 466 (9.49%) Security Cleared
14 465 (9.47%) Programme Management
14 465 (9.47%) MS Office
15 463 (9.43%) Degree
16 443 (9.02%) Change Management
17 417 (8.49%) Migration
18 381 (7.76%) Risk Management
19 364 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
20 362 (7.37%) Scrum
21 339 (6.91%) Banking
22 331 (6.74%) Change Control
23 330 (6.72%) Waterfall
24 318 (6.48%) Project Planning
25 315 (6.42%) SC Cleared
26 306 (6.23%) Telecoms
26 306 (6.23%) Retail
27 297 (6.05%) PRINCE
28 293 (5.97%) Service Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 269 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 72 (1.47%) CMS
3 45 (0.92%) Lync
4 33 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 29 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 21 (0.43%) SAS
7 19 (0.39%) IIS
7 19 (0.39%) MS Project Server
7 19 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (0.33%) Confluence
10 14 (0.29%) IBM Notes
11 11 (0.22%) Drupal
12 8 (0.16%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.16%) Apache
12 8 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 759 (15.46%) MS Project
2 625 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 465 (9.47%) MS Office
4 234 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 204 (4.16%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.14%) SPSS
8 6 (0.12%) Shockwave
9 5 (0.10%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.061%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.041%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.020%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 50 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (0.43%) Agresso
5 21 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 19 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.33%) Primavera
8 14 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.20%) SAP CRM
11 9 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
11 9 (0.18%) SAP FI
11 9 (0.18%) SAP CO
11 9 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
13 7 (0.14%) SAP MM
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.00%) SaaS
1 49 (1.00%) Office 365
2 17 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.33%) PaaS
4 11 (0.22%) IaaS
5 10 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.081%) Trello
9 2 (0.041%) Yammer
10 1 (0.020%) GitHub
10 1 (0.020%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.020%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.020%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.020%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 165 (3.36%) WAN
2 132 (2.69%) LAN
3 106 (2.16%) Firewall
4 75 (1.53%) SAN
5 53 (1.08%) Internet
6 49 (1.00%) VPN
7 47 (0.96%) Intranet
8 45 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 43 (0.88%) VoIP
10 41 (0.84%) DNS
11 32 (0.65%) Wireless
12 29 (0.59%) DHCP
12 29 (0.59%) Unified Communications
13 26 (0.53%) NAS
14 23 (0.47%) Network Security
15 21 (0.43%) MPLS
15 21 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (0.41%) Extranet
16 20 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (0.77%) Big Data
4 35 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 22 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (0.26%) DTS
10 13 (0.26%) QlikView
11 11 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.20%) EDRMS
12 10 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.20%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (1.10%) JIRA
2 24 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (0.33%) Selenium
4 12 (0.24%) HP UFT
4 12 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (0.16%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.14%) Rational Rose
7 4 (0.081%) JUnit
7 4 (0.081%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.081%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.061%) Subversion
8 3 (0.061%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.061%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.041%) CaliberRM
9 2 (0.041%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.041%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.041%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.041%) LoadRunner
General
1 1538 (31.33%) Finance
2 339 (6.91%) Banking
3 306 (6.23%) Retail
3 306 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 145 (2.95%) Legal
4 145 (2.95%) Marketing
5 138 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 98 (2.00%) Law
7 94 (1.91%) Local Government
8 78 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 52 (1.06%) Billing
10 44 (0.90%) Back Office
11 40 (0.81%) Publishing
12 39 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 32 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 31 (0.63%) Electronics
14 31 (0.63%) Advertising
15 23 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.45%) Automotive
17 21 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2730 (55.61%) Project Manager
2 509 (10.37%) Analyst
3 318 (6.48%) Business Analyst
4 254 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 250 (5.09%) Programme Manager
6 245 (4.99%) IT Project Manager
7 236 (4.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 192 (3.91%) Senior Manager
9 170 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
10 164 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 154 (3.14%) Technical Manager
12 149 (3.04%) Coordinator
13 137 (2.79%) Architect
14 134 (2.73%) Technical Project Manager
15 114 (2.32%) Consultant
16 113 (2.30%) Project Coordinator
17 110 (2.24%) Business Manager
18 107 (2.18%) Delivery Manager
19 98 (2.00%) Service Manager
20 93 (1.89%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (2.36%) .NET
2 62 (1.26%) Web Services
3 55 (1.12%) XML
3 55 (1.12%) HTML
4 29 (0.59%) Middleware
5 28 (0.57%) CSS
6 27 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 19 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.35%) J2EE
9 16 (0.33%) HTML5
10 10 (0.20%) MSMQ
10 10 (0.20%) EDI
11 9 (0.18%) LAMP
11 9 (0.18%) JSP
11 9 (0.18%) SOAP
12 8 (0.16%) Flash
12 8 (0.16%) Application Packaging
13 7 (0.14%) JRules
14 6 (0.12%) jQuery
14 6 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 364 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 289 (5.89%) PMI
3 288 (5.87%) Data Centre
4 219 (4.46%) NHS
5 201 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 42 (0.86%) User Experience
7 41 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 39 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 30 (0.61%) Social Media
11 29 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
11 29 (0.59%) GIS
12 25 (0.51%) Life Science
12 25 (0.51%) Derivative
13 24 (0.49%) Mainframe
13 24 (0.49%) Data Integration
14 22 (0.45%) DTV
14 22 (0.45%) Equities
14 22 (0.45%) Economics
15 21 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 282 (5.74%) Windows
2 81 (1.65%) Linux
3 64 (1.30%) UNIX
4 62 (1.26%) Windows 7
5 39 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (0.45%) Solaris
9 16 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.24%) Android
11 11 (0.22%) AIX
12 10 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.10%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.10%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.081%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.061%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.061%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.061%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2718 (55.37%) Project Management
2 1123 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1072 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 1036 (21.10%) ITIL
5 465 (9.47%) Programme Management
6 443 (9.02%) Change Management
7 417 (8.49%) Migration
8 381 (7.76%) Risk Management
9 362 (7.37%) Scrum
10 331 (6.74%) Change Control
11 330 (6.72%) Waterfall
12 318 (6.48%) Project Planning
13 297 (6.05%) PRINCE
14 293 (5.97%) Service Management
15 288 (5.87%) Business Analysis
16 229 (4.66%) CRM
17 221 (4.50%) Service Delivery
18 212 (4.32%) Supplier Management
19 197 (4.01%) SDLC
20 192 (3.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 243 (4.95%) SQL
2 101 (2.06%) Java
3 74 (1.51%) C
4 46 (0.94%) C#
5 38 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 35 (0.71%) VB
7 32 (0.65%) PHP
8 26 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 24 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 14 (0.29%) Python
11 10 (0.20%) Ruby
12 9 (0.18%) Perl
13 8 (0.16%) COBOL
13 8 (0.16%) VBA
14 6 (0.12%) R
14 6 (0.12%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.12%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.12%) ABAP
15 4 (0.081%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.081%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 783 (15.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 734 (14.95%) PMI Certification
3 540 (11.00%) PMP
4 516 (10.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 466 (9.49%) Security Cleared
6 463 (9.43%) Degree
7 315 (6.42%) SC Cleared
8 190 (3.87%) ISEB
9 157 (3.20%) APMP
10 119 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
11 104 (2.12%) DV Cleared
12 61 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
13 52 (1.06%) CCNA
14 51 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (0.84%) CISSP
16 34 (0.69%) MCSE
17 31 (0.63%) ISTQB
18 27 (0.55%) CISM
19 22 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 21 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (4.42%) QA
2 71 (1.45%) SLA
3 69 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (1.34%) P3O
5 44 (0.90%) ISO 9000
6 36 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.49%) COBIT
7 24 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 23 (0.47%) PMBOK
9 22 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 6 (0.12%) Basel III
12 6 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.081%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.081%) Basel II
13 4 (0.081%) GAMP
13 4 (0.081%) GMP
14 3 (0.061%) GxP
14 3 (0.061%) HL7
System Software
1 135 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 77 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.18%) vSphere
6 7 (0.14%) VMware Server
7 6 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.12%) XenApp
7 6 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.10%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.10%) Snort
9 4 (0.081%) Squid
9 4 (0.081%) XenServer
9 4 (0.081%) RACF
9 4 (0.081%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.081%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.081%) Varnish
10 3 (0.061%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.041%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (0.63%) SCCM
2 13 (0.26%) Puppet
2 13 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.12%) SCOM
5 4 (0.081%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.081%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.081%) CA LISA
6 3 (0.061%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.061%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.061%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.061%) OVSD
7 2 (0.041%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.041%) Netcool
7 2 (0.041%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.041%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.041%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.041%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.041%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.020%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 679 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 264 (5.38%) SAP
3 239 (4.87%) Oracle
4 180 (3.67%) Cisco
5 149 (3.04%) VMware
6 109 (2.22%) Citrix
7 85 (1.73%) HP
8 70 (1.43%) IBM
9 56 (1.14%) CheckPoint
10 29 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (0.55%) Business Objects
12 26 (0.53%) Juniper
13 24 (0.49%) NetApp
14 19 (0.39%) Remedy
14 19 (0.39%) Informatica
15 18 (0.37%) F5
16 17 (0.35%) Google
17 16 (0.33%) ServiceNow
17 16 (0.33%) Cognos
17 16 (0.33%) JD Edwards
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £200.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £440 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
ITecopeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £250 - £295 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day per day (Ltd. Co. basis)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday