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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 38 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2325 2263 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.62% 4.70% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 6.38% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1452 1490
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.99 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% -10.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £16.69 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £44.95 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.58 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +0.28%
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
37593 35462 37976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.67% 73.73% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23709 22246 22478
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 975 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 949 £435 +2.35% 193
South East 0 553 £400 +5.26% 107
East of England -2 205 £420 +8.03% 48
South West +4 193 £425 +13.33% 42
West Midlands +7 148 £363 +6.38% 28
North West -25 99 £380 +11.35% 48
Yorkshire -13 83 £358 -4.66% 43
East Midlands -7 51 £350 -6.66% 13
North East -23 27 £400 +0.62% 12
Midlands +5 7 £355 -5.33% 1
South Coast - 2 - -
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2544 (52.77%) Project Management
2 1511 (31.34%) Finance
3 1043 (21.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 935 (19.39%) ITIL
5 830 (17.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 774 (16.05%) MS Project
7 751 (15.58%) PMI Certification
8 705 (14.62%) Microsoft
9 610 (12.65%) MS Excel
10 535 (11.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 499 (10.35%) Security Cleared
12 487 (10.10%) PMP
13 458 (9.50%) Change Management
14 432 (8.96%) Degree
15 424 (8.79%) Programme Management
16 410 (8.50%) Migration
17 399 (8.28%) MS Office
18 387 (8.03%) PMI
19 373 (7.74%) Banking
20 362 (7.51%) SC Cleared
21 358 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
22 355 (7.36%) PRINCE
23 352 (7.30%) SharePoint
24 342 (7.09%) Risk Management
25 338 (7.01%) Scrum
26 334 (6.93%) Project Planning
27 320 (6.64%) Windows
28 316 (6.55%) Oracle
29 311 (6.45%) SAP
29 311 (6.45%) Business Analysis

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 352 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 43 (0.89%) CMS
4 34 (0.71%) Lync
5 29 (0.60%) MS Project Server
6 25 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (0.35%) Drupal
9 16 (0.33%) SAS
10 14 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.25%) Confluence
12 11 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (0.21%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.15%) Apache
14 7 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.15%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 774 (16.05%) MS Project
2 610 (12.65%) MS Excel
3 399 (8.28%) MS Office
4 271 (5.62%) MS Visio
5 251 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 36 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.15%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.083%) Casewise Modeler
9 3 (0.062%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.062%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.041%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.041%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.021%) Windchill
11 1 (0.021%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 62 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.73%) Agresso
3 33 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 21 (0.44%) CA Clarity
7 18 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
8 16 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 15 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
9 15 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.25%) SAP SD
11 10 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.19%) Summit
13 8 (0.17%) Maximo
14 7 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 6 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 36 (0.75%) SaaS
2 23 (0.48%) Office 365
3 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.21%) IaaS
6 7 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.083%) PaaS
7 4 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.041%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.041%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.021%) Responsys
10 1 (0.021%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.021%) Force.com
10 1 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 119 (2.47%) WAN
2 103 (2.14%) LAN
3 100 (2.07%) Firewall
4 91 (1.89%) Internet
5 67 (1.39%) SAN
6 55 (1.14%) Intranet
7 34 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (0.62%) VoIP
9 29 (0.60%) VPN
10 28 (0.58%) Unified Communications
11 27 (0.56%) Wireless
12 23 (0.48%) 4G
13 22 (0.46%) MPLS
14 20 (0.41%) TCP/IP
15 19 (0.39%) 3G
15 19 (0.39%) IP Telephony
15 19 (0.39%) Network Security
16 18 (0.37%) Extranet
17 17 (0.35%) DNS
18 11 (0.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 82 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 36 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 32 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (0.48%) MS Access
9 21 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (0.41%) SAP BW
11 16 (0.33%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.31%) QlikView
12 15 (0.31%) Relational Database
13 13 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (0.25%) EDRMS
15 11 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.21%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.19%) Oracle Discoverer
17 9 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (0.75%) JIRA
2 15 (0.31%) Rational Rose
3 11 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.15%) StarTeam
5 6 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.10%) RequisitePro
7 4 (0.083%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.083%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.062%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.062%) Toad
8 3 (0.062%) Ant
9 2 (0.041%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.041%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.041%) MSI
9 2 (0.041%) Introscope
9 2 (0.041%) Hudson
9 2 (0.041%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (0.041%) Maven
9 2 (0.041%) Subversion
9 2 (0.041%) Jenkins
General
1 1511 (31.34%) Finance
2 373 (7.74%) Banking
3 301 (6.24%) Retail
4 283 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 118 (2.45%) Marketing
6 112 (2.32%) Legal
7 84 (1.74%) Back Office
8 78 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 76 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.47%) Local Government
11 56 (1.16%) Law
12 54 (1.12%) Publishing
13 48 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 47 (0.97%) Front Office
15 46 (0.95%) Automotive
16 44 (0.91%) Advertising
17 43 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
18 35 (0.73%) Retail Banking
19 34 (0.71%) Billing
20 24 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2699 (55.98%) Project Manager
2 590 (12.24%) Analyst
3 295 (6.12%) Business Analyst
4 282 (5.85%) Programme Manager
5 269 (5.58%) Senior Manager
6 245 (5.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 226 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
8 225 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 213 (4.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 163 (3.38%) Technical Manager
11 132 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
11 132 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 109 (2.26%) PMO Analyst
13 104 (2.16%) Coordinator
14 99 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
15 87 (1.80%) Business Manager
16 84 (1.74%) Architect
17 78 (1.62%) Service Manager
18 76 (1.58%) Project Coordinator
18 76 (1.58%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (2.66%) .NET
2 46 (0.95%) Middleware
3 43 (0.89%) Web Services
3 43 (0.89%) XML
4 33 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 32 (0.66%) HTML
6 29 (0.60%) JSP
7 27 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (0.37%) J2EE
10 16 (0.33%) CSS
11 13 (0.27%) EJB
12 11 (0.23%) SOAP
12 11 (0.23%) REST
13 9 (0.19%) Application Packaging
14 8 (0.17%) JMS
15 7 (0.15%) LAMP
15 7 (0.15%) JRules
15 7 (0.15%) Struts
15 7 (0.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 387 (8.03%) PMI
2 194 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 145 (3.01%) NHS
4 50 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 45 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 38 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 38 (0.79%) FMCG
6 38 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 35 (0.73%) Economics
8 27 (0.56%) Statistics
8 27 (0.56%) CMDB
8 27 (0.56%) Replication
9 25 (0.52%) GIS
9 25 (0.52%) Thin Client
9 25 (0.52%) EPoS
9 25 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 23 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (0.48%) Social Media
11 22 (0.46%) Open Source
11 22 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 320 (6.64%) Windows
2 93 (1.93%) Windows 7
3 91 (1.89%) UNIX
4 89 (1.85%) Linux
5 59 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (0.75%) Solaris
8 33 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 19 (0.39%) AIX
11 9 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.15%) Android
12 7 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.062%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.062%) pSOS
14 3 (0.062%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.041%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.021%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.021%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2544 (52.77%) Project Management
2 1043 (21.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 935 (19.39%) ITIL
4 458 (9.50%) Change Management
5 424 (8.79%) Programme Management
6 410 (8.50%) Migration
7 358 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
8 355 (7.36%) PRINCE
9 342 (7.09%) Risk Management
10 338 (7.01%) Scrum
11 334 (6.93%) Project Planning
12 311 (6.45%) Business Analysis
13 277 (5.75%) Service Management
14 260 (5.39%) Change Control
15 253 (5.25%) Waterfall
16 237 (4.92%) Service Delivery
17 209 (4.34%) Supplier Management
18 193 (4.00%) CRM
19 166 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
20 160 (3.32%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 197 (4.09%) SQL
2 128 (2.66%) Java
3 109 (2.26%) C
4 53 (1.10%) C#
5 31 (0.64%) PL/SQL
6 24 (0.50%) PHP
7 22 (0.46%) VB
7 22 (0.46%) VBA
8 19 (0.39%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.25%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.15%) Perl
10 7 (0.15%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.083%) Python
12 3 (0.062%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.062%) ABAP
12 3 (0.062%) Ruby
13 2 (0.041%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.041%) R
13 2 (0.041%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.041%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 830 (17.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 751 (15.58%) PMI Certification
3 535 (11.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 499 (10.35%) Security Cleared
5 487 (10.10%) PMP
6 432 (8.96%) Degree
7 362 (7.51%) SC Cleared
8 180 (3.73%) ISEB
9 147 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
10 118 (2.45%) APMP
11 63 (1.31%) DV Cleared
12 43 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
13 42 (0.87%) CISSP
14 37 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 34 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (0.52%) CCNA
18 24 (0.50%) MCSE
19 23 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
20 19 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (3.22%) QA
2 67 (1.39%) SLA
3 59 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 49 (1.02%) P3O
5 48 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.75%) COBIT
7 24 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.33%) EMIR
9 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.21%) ISO 14001
12 7 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.12%) MiFID
14 5 (0.10%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.083%) WCAG
15 4 (0.083%) WAI
15 4 (0.083%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.062%) Basel II
17 2 (0.041%) BS15000
System Software
1 88 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 74 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.27%) vSphere
5 10 (0.21%) XenApp
5 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.083%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.083%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.083%) Shibboleth
7 4 (0.083%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.062%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.062%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.041%) XenServer
9 2 (0.041%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.041%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.021%) UAG
10 1 (0.021%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (0.44%) SCCM
2 20 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.19%) SCOM
4 8 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
5 7 (0.15%) WMI
6 6 (0.12%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.12%) Netcool
7 5 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.083%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.083%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.062%) OVSD
9 3 (0.062%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.062%) Legato
10 2 (0.041%) OPNET
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 705 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 316 (6.55%) Oracle
3 311 (6.45%) SAP
4 141 (2.92%) Cisco
5 115 (2.39%) VMware
6 80 (1.66%) Citrix
7 78 (1.62%) HP
8 73 (1.51%) IBM
9 52 (1.08%) CheckPoint
10 39 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (0.66%) Remedy
12 30 (0.62%) EMC
13 22 (0.46%) Business Objects
14 21 (0.44%) Cognos
15 20 (0.41%) Siebel
16 19 (0.39%) BT
17 17 (0.35%) Primavera
18 16 (0.33%) Hyperion
18 16 (0.33%) Google
19 15 (0.31%) Casewise
Hampshire
ITF Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 - 300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £520 per day + remote working allowed
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day OR £35,000 pa FTC
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday