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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 35 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2569 2365 2274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.85% 4.62% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 6.05% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1566 1452
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
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 26 29 35
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% -15.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £14.93 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.03 £42.50 £44.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.73%
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
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +2 962 £425 -2.15% 225
South East -9 572 £414 +3.43% 92
North West +20 250 £413 +6.45% 53
South West -2 206 £400 -4.76% 32
West Midlands +9 172 £400 +10.34% 27
Yorkshire +6 145 £400 +9.58% 52
East of England -16 131 £415 -1.19% 34
East Midlands +2 68 £350 - 22
North East 0 55 £400 - 6
Midlands +4 5 £713 +100.70% 1
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2873 (57.22%) Project Management
2 1567 (31.21%) Finance
3 1143 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1101 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 1066 (21.23%) ITIL
6 793 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 760 (15.14%) PMI Certification
8 671 (13.36%) MS Project
9 668 (13.30%) Microsoft
10 576 (11.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 564 (11.23%) MS Excel
12 532 (10.60%) PMP
13 485 (9.66%) Security Cleared
14 457 (9.10%) MS Office
15 447 (8.90%) Change Management
16 441 (8.78%) Programme Management
17 431 (8.58%) Migration
18 424 (8.44%) Degree
19 389 (7.75%) Waterfall
20 373 (7.43%) Risk Management
21 366 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
22 358 (7.13%) Banking
23 340 (6.77%) PMI
24 338 (6.73%) Scrum
25 331 (6.59%) Project Planning
26 322 (6.41%) Windows
27 315 (6.27%) Change Control
28 314 (6.25%) Service Management
29 312 (6.21%) SC Cleared
30 311 (6.19%) Business Analysis

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 263 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 81 (1.61%) CMS
3 39 (0.78%) Lync
4 32 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 29 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 26 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (0.46%) IIS
8 17 (0.34%) MS Project Server
9 15 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 13 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.22%) Apache
12 10 (0.20%) Confluence
13 9 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (0.18%) SAS
13 9 (0.18%) Drupal
14 8 (0.16%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.16%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.14%) WordPress
15 7 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 671 (13.36%) MS Project
2 564 (11.23%) MS Excel
3 457 (9.10%) MS Office
4 218 (4.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 190 (3.78%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) Maya
7 6 (0.12%) SPSS
8 4 (0.080%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.060%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.020%) Revit
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.020%) Niku Workbench
10 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 43 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.48%) Agresso
5 22 (0.44%) Primavera
6 18 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.26%) SAP CRM
9 12 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.20%) SAP BPC
12 9 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.18%) SAP MM
13 8 (0.16%) SAP HR
13 8 (0.16%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.16%) SAP FI
13 8 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 71 (1.41%) Office 365
2 56 (1.12%) SaaS
3 20 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.38%) PaaS
5 18 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.20%) IaaS
7 5 (0.100%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.020%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.020%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.020%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.020%) Trello
9 1 (0.020%) Yammer
9 1 (0.020%) Veeva
9 1 (0.020%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 166 (3.31%) WAN
2 128 (2.55%) LAN
3 122 (2.43%) Firewall
4 71 (1.41%) SAN
5 67 (1.33%) Internet
6 53 (1.06%) Intranet
7 52 (1.04%) VoIP
8 51 (1.02%) TCP/IP
9 45 (0.90%) VPN
10 37 (0.74%) MPLS
11 35 (0.70%) Unified Communications
12 34 (0.68%) DNS
13 33 (0.66%) Wireless
14 32 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
15 28 (0.56%) Network Security
15 28 (0.56%) Extranet
15 28 (0.56%) DHCP
16 27 (0.54%) NAS
16 27 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 78 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (0.72%) Big Data
4 34 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 32 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (0.28%) SAP BW
11 14 (0.28%) QlikView
12 13 (0.26%) DTS
12 13 (0.26%) SAP HANA
13 11 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.20%) EDRMS
15 8 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (0.88%) JIRA
2 27 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.24%) Rational Rose
6 8 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.14%) Selenium
7 7 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (0.100%) JUnit
9 4 (0.080%) Subversion
9 4 (0.080%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.060%) PVCS
10 3 (0.060%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.060%) ERwin
11 2 (0.040%) MSI
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.040%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.040%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.040%) RequisitePro
General
1 1567 (31.21%) Finance
2 358 (7.13%) Banking
3 301 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 263 (5.24%) Retail
5 146 (2.91%) Legal
6 141 (2.81%) Marketing
7 115 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 112 (2.23%) Law
9 101 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 72 (1.43%) Local Government
11 61 (1.21%) Billing
12 46 (0.92%) Back Office
13 42 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
14 40 (0.80%) Publishing
15 36 (0.72%) Electronics
16 33 (0.66%) Front Office
17 32 (0.64%) Automotive
17 32 (0.64%) Advertising
18 29 (0.58%) Retail Banking
19 21 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2745 (54.67%) Project Manager
2 563 (11.21%) Analyst
3 358 (7.13%) Business Analyst
4 259 (5.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 243 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 241 (4.80%) IT Project Manager
7 236 (4.70%) Programme Manager
8 217 (4.32%) Senior Manager
9 187 (3.72%) Senior Project Manager
10 179 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 145 (2.89%) Coordinator
12 138 (2.75%) Technical Manager
13 128 (2.55%) Architect
13 128 (2.55%) Technical Project Manager
14 116 (2.31%) Service Manager
15 113 (2.25%) Project Coordinator
16 111 (2.21%) Business Manager
17 109 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
17 109 (2.17%) Consultant
18 88 (1.75%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (2.01%) .NET
2 64 (1.27%) Web Services
3 56 (1.12%) HTML
4 48 (0.96%) XML
5 37 (0.74%) CSS
6 36 (0.72%) Middleware
7 19 (0.38%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.34%) SOAP
9 15 (0.30%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.24%) J2EE
11 11 (0.22%) JSP
11 11 (0.22%) HTML5
12 8 (0.16%) REST
12 8 (0.16%) JMS
12 8 (0.16%) LAMP
13 7 (0.14%) JRules
14 6 (0.12%) Application Packaging
15 5 (0.100%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (0.100%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (0.100%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 366 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 340 (6.77%) PMI
3 305 (6.07%) Data Centre
4 201 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 193 (3.84%) NHS
6 44 (0.88%) User Experience
7 37 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 35 (0.70%) Smart Meter
9 34 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 34 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 34 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (0.62%) Data Integration
11 29 (0.58%) Mainframe
11 29 (0.58%) DTV
12 25 (0.50%) Social Media
13 23 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
14 22 (0.44%) Market Risk
14 22 (0.44%) Derivative
15 21 (0.42%) FMCG
15 21 (0.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 322 (6.41%) Windows
2 109 (2.17%) Linux
3 62 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 60 (1.19%) UNIX
5 49 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (0.68%) Solaris
8 20 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 16 (0.32%) Android
11 13 (0.26%) AIX
11 13 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.14%) pSOS
14 6 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.100%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.080%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.060%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2873 (57.22%) Project Management
2 1143 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1101 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 1066 (21.23%) ITIL
5 447 (8.90%) Change Management
6 441 (8.78%) Programme Management
7 431 (8.58%) Migration
8 389 (7.75%) Waterfall
9 373 (7.43%) Risk Management
10 338 (6.73%) Scrum
11 331 (6.59%) Project Planning
12 315 (6.27%) Change Control
13 314 (6.25%) Service Management
14 311 (6.19%) Business Analysis
15 290 (5.78%) PRINCE
16 223 (4.44%) Service Delivery
17 214 (4.26%) CRM
18 207 (4.12%) SDLC
19 195 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
19 195 (3.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (4.02%) SQL
2 79 (1.57%) Java
3 75 (1.49%) C
4 56 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 37 (0.74%) C#
6 34 (0.68%) PHP
7 26 (0.52%) VB
8 23 (0.46%) Python
9 18 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 18 (0.36%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.26%) PowerShell
11 12 (0.24%) C++
12 11 (0.22%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.20%) Perl
13 10 (0.20%) COBOL
13 10 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.16%) VBA
15 6 (0.12%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.12%) Korn
16 5 (0.100%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 793 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 760 (15.14%) PMI Certification
3 576 (11.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 532 (10.60%) PMP
5 485 (9.66%) Security Cleared
6 424 (8.44%) Degree
7 312 (6.21%) SC Cleared
8 213 (4.24%) ISEB
9 172 (3.43%) APMP
10 132 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 123 (2.45%) DV Cleared
12 54 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 42 (0.84%) CCNA
14 36 (0.72%) CISSP
15 24 (0.48%) CISM
15 24 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 23 (0.46%) MCSE
17 22 (0.44%) ISTQB
18 18 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (4.08%) QA
2 87 (1.73%) P3O
3 75 (1.49%) SLA
4 56 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.56%) ISO 9000
7 27 (0.54%) COBIT
7 27 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.52%) PMBOK
9 19 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.24%) ISO 14001
11 11 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.18%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.16%) Basel III
14 7 (0.14%) EMIR
15 4 (0.080%) MiFID
15 4 (0.080%) BS7799
16 3 (0.060%) GMP
16 3 (0.060%) GxP
16 3 (0.060%) Basel II
System Software
1 143 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 79 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.24%) XenApp
4 12 (0.24%) VMware Server
5 10 (0.20%) vSphere
6 9 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.12%) Snort
9 5 (0.100%) Squid
9 5 (0.100%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.080%) NFS
10 4 (0.080%) XenServer
10 4 (0.080%) RACF
10 4 (0.080%) Shibboleth
10 4 (0.080%) Varnish
10 4 (0.080%) KVM
11 3 (0.060%) Samba
12 2 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.040%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (0.52%) SCCM
2 16 (0.32%) Puppet
3 13 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.100%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.100%) SCOM
6 5 (0.100%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (0.080%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.080%) Nagios
7 4 (0.080%) CA LISA
7 4 (0.080%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.060%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.060%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.060%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.060%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.040%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.040%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.040%) Nessus
Vendors
1 668 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 270 (5.38%) SAP
3 265 (5.28%) Oracle
4 176 (3.51%) Cisco
5 132 (2.63%) VMware
6 88 (1.75%) IBM
7 84 (1.67%) HP
8 83 (1.65%) Citrix
9 66 (1.31%) CheckPoint
10 42 (0.84%) NetApp
11 34 (0.68%) Remedy
12 28 (0.56%) Cognos
13 24 (0.48%) EMC
13 24 (0.48%) Informatica
13 24 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.44%) F5
15 21 (0.42%) Juniper
16 19 (0.38%) Red Hat
17 17 (0.34%) Teradata
17 17 (0.34%) Ericsson
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + please quote
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Rate: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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North West
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Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
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Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: upto £420 p/d
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City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + 12 months term+
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East Riding
Reed Technology
Rate: £13.81 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ITR Partners Limited
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Bedfordshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Plus travel expenses(other sites)
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Experis Ltd
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