The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 34 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2376 2348 2522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.96% 5.07% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.66% 6.91% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1587 1472 1515
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.91 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £20.36 £19.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.56 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
PRINCE2
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1009 £433 +1.76% 208
South East 0 562 £400 +6.66% 117
South West +4 222 £419 +11.73% 34
East of England -6 158 £425 +21.42% 42
North West -4 139 £375 +7.14% 41
West Midlands +4 127 £375 +1.35% 37
Yorkshire -22 73 £375 -3.35% 36
East Midlands -13 54 £373 -8.30% 17
North East -33 13 £428 +25.95% 10
South Coast - 7 £450 -
Midlands +3 4 £500 +11.11% 1
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2656 (52.99%) Project Management
2 1565 (31.23%) Finance
3 1105 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 970 (19.35%) ITIL
5 902 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 788 (15.72%) PMI Certification
7 733 (14.62%) MS Project
8 694 (13.85%) Microsoft
9 578 (11.53%) MS Excel
10 559 (11.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 516 (10.30%) PMP
12 488 (9.74%) Security Cleared
13 484 (9.66%) Change Management
14 459 (9.16%) Degree
15 419 (8.36%) Programme Management
16 409 (8.16%) Migration
17 406 (8.10%) PMI
18 400 (7.98%) Banking
19 386 (7.70%) PRINCE
19 386 (7.70%) MS Office
20 381 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
21 355 (7.08%) Risk Management
22 354 (7.06%) SharePoint
23 352 (7.02%) Scrum
24 348 (6.94%) SC Cleared
25 333 (6.64%) Oracle
26 329 (6.56%) SAP
26 329 (6.56%) Windows
27 326 (6.50%) Project Planning
28 318 (6.34%) Retail

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 354 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 46 (0.92%) CMS
4 39 (0.78%) MS Project Server
5 34 (0.68%) Lync
6 27 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.38%) Drupal
11 16 (0.32%) Confluence
12 15 (0.30%) SAS
13 14 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.26%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.22%) IBM Notes
16 10 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (0.20%) IIS
16 10 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
17 9 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 733 (14.62%) MS Project
2 578 (11.53%) MS Excel
3 386 (7.70%) MS Office
4 239 (4.77%) MS Visio
5 229 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 41 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.20%) Casewise Modeler
8 8 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.080%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.060%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.040%) CorelDRAW
11 2 (0.040%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.020%) FastStats
12 1 (0.020%) Windchill
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 65 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.48%) Agresso
4 22 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.38%) CA Clarity
6 17 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 16 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.24%) SAP SD
8 12 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.18%) Maximo
10 9 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
11 8 (0.16%) SAP HCM
11 8 (0.16%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 43 (0.86%) SaaS
2 18 (0.36%) Office 365
3 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.20%) IaaS
6 7 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.080%) PaaS
8 2 (0.040%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.040%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.040%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.020%) Force.com
9 1 (0.020%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.020%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.020%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.69%) WAN
2 129 (2.57%) LAN
3 94 (1.88%) Firewall
4 82 (1.64%) SAN
5 80 (1.60%) Internet
6 53 (1.06%) Intranet
7 40 (0.80%) VoIP
8 34 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (0.68%) MPLS
9 33 (0.66%) Wireless
10 31 (0.62%) VPN
11 28 (0.56%) Unified Communications
12 26 (0.52%) TCP/IP
13 25 (0.50%) IP Telephony
14 21 (0.42%) Network Security
15 17 (0.34%) DNS
16 15 (0.30%) 4G
16 15 (0.30%) Extranet
16 15 (0.30%) Ethernet
17 14 (0.28%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 100 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 36 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 21 (0.42%) MS Access
10 20 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (0.38%) SAP BW
12 18 (0.36%) Data Mining
13 16 (0.32%) QlikView
13 16 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (0.30%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.28%) EDRMS
16 12 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 37 (0.74%) JIRA
2 15 (0.30%) Rational Rose
3 10 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.14%) StarTeam
6 6 (0.12%) Subversion
7 5 (0.100%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.100%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.080%) RequisitePro
8 4 (0.080%) MSI
9 3 (0.060%) Toad
9 3 (0.060%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.060%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.060%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.040%) Ant
10 2 (0.040%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.040%) Introscope
10 2 (0.040%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.040%) JProfiler
General
1 1565 (31.23%) Finance
2 400 (7.98%) Banking
3 318 (6.34%) Retail
4 292 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 125 (2.49%) Marketing
6 122 (2.43%) Legal
7 90 (1.80%) Back Office
8 83 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 78 (1.56%) Local Government
10 76 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 65 (1.30%) Publishing
12 56 (1.12%) Front Office
13 53 (1.06%) Law
14 47 (0.94%) Advertising
15 45 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 43 (0.86%) Retail Banking
17 39 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (0.72%) Billing
19 32 (0.64%) Automotive
20 25 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2819 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 588 (11.73%) Analyst
3 303 (6.05%) Business Analyst
4 281 (5.61%) Programme Manager
5 269 (5.37%) Senior Manager
6 246 (4.91%) Senior Project Manager
7 239 (4.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 236 (4.71%) IT Project Manager
9 225 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 168 (3.35%) Technical Manager
11 151 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 137 (2.73%) Technical Project Manager
13 112 (2.23%) Coordinator
14 110 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
15 104 (2.08%) Business Manager
16 96 (1.92%) PMO Analyst
16 96 (1.92%) Architect
17 93 (1.86%) Service Manager
18 80 (1.60%) Agile Project Manager
19 79 (1.58%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (3.17%) .NET
2 50 (1.00%) Web Services
3 49 (0.98%) XML
4 47 (0.94%) Middleware
5 36 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 33 (0.66%) HTML
7 29 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
8 26 (0.52%) JSP
9 20 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (0.28%) CSS
10 14 (0.28%) J2EE
11 13 (0.26%) EJB
12 12 (0.24%) Application Packaging
13 11 (0.22%) REST
13 11 (0.22%) SOAP
14 8 (0.16%) JRules
14 8 (0.16%) JMS
15 7 (0.14%) WebCenter
15 7 (0.14%) XSLT
15 7 (0.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 406 (8.10%) PMI
2 197 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 165 (3.29%) NHS
4 55 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 44 (0.88%) FMCG
6 37 (0.74%) GIS
7 36 (0.72%) Thin Client
7 36 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 35 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 32 (0.64%) Replication
9 32 (0.64%) CMDB
9 32 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 31 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
10 31 (0.62%) Economics
11 30 (0.60%) Derivative
12 28 (0.56%) EPoS
13 25 (0.50%) Social Media
14 23 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (0.46%) N-Tier
15 22 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 329 (6.56%) Windows
2 112 (2.23%) UNIX
3 98 (1.96%) Linux
4 90 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 56 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (0.82%) Solaris
6 41 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 26 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.34%) AIX
10 11 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.14%) Android
11 7 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.080%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.060%) pSOS
14 2 (0.040%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.040%) VMS
14 2 (0.040%) HPUX
14 2 (0.040%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.040%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2656 (52.99%) Project Management
2 1105 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 970 (19.35%) ITIL
4 484 (9.66%) Change Management
5 419 (8.36%) Programme Management
6 409 (8.16%) Migration
7 386 (7.70%) PRINCE
8 381 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
9 355 (7.08%) Risk Management
10 352 (7.02%) Scrum
11 326 (6.50%) Project Planning
12 316 (6.30%) Business Analysis
13 292 (5.83%) Service Management
14 261 (5.21%) Change Control
15 246 (4.91%) Waterfall
16 232 (4.63%) Supplier Management
17 221 (4.41%) Service Delivery
18 219 (4.37%) CRM
19 165 (3.29%) ERP
20 164 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 213 (4.25%) SQL
2 141 (2.81%) Java
3 114 (2.27%) C
4 62 (1.24%) C#
5 32 (0.64%) PL/SQL
6 26 (0.52%) PHP
7 24 (0.48%) VB
7 24 (0.48%) VBA
8 18 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.24%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.18%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.14%) Perl
12 5 (0.100%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.080%) Python
14 3 (0.060%) XQuery
14 3 (0.060%) ABAP
14 3 (0.060%) Ruby
15 2 (0.040%) VB6
15 2 (0.040%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.040%) C++
Qualifications
1 902 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 788 (15.72%) PMI Certification
3 559 (11.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 516 (10.30%) PMP
5 488 (9.74%) Security Cleared
6 459 (9.16%) Degree
7 348 (6.94%) SC Cleared
8 192 (3.83%) ISEB
9 144 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
10 130 (2.59%) APMP
11 69 (1.38%) DV Cleared
12 48 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
13 37 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (0.70%) CISSP
15 34 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 24 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 23 (0.46%) MCSE
19 22 (0.44%) ISTQB
19 22 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (3.31%) QA
2 72 (1.44%) SLA
3 54 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 51 (1.02%) P3O
5 40 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.72%) COBIT
7 27 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.38%) EMIR
9 18 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 9 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.18%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.12%) MiFID
15 5 (0.100%) WCAG
15 5 (0.100%) WAI
16 3 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.060%) JSP 440
17 2 (0.040%) GxP
System Software
1 98 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.30%) XenApp
5 13 (0.26%) vSphere
6 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.080%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.080%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.080%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.080%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.080%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.060%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.040%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.040%) XenServer
13 1 (0.020%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.020%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (0.54%) SCCM
2 17 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.24%) SCOM
4 8 (0.16%) ARCserve
4 8 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
5 7 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.14%) WMI
6 6 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.12%) Netcool
7 5 (0.100%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.100%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.080%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.080%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.080%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.060%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.060%) Puppet
9 3 (0.060%) Legato
10 2 (0.040%) OPNET
Vendors
1 694 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 333 (6.64%) Oracle
3 329 (6.56%) SAP
4 155 (3.09%) Cisco
5 152 (3.03%) VMware
6 106 (2.11%) Citrix
7 81 (1.62%) IBM
8 71 (1.42%) HP
9 58 (1.16%) CheckPoint
10 41 (0.82%) Remedy
10 41 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (0.66%) EMC
12 28 (0.56%) Business Objects
13 27 (0.54%) Cognos
14 23 (0.46%) Siebel
14 23 (0.46%) BT
15 22 (0.44%) Casewise
16 20 (0.40%) NetApp
17 17 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
17 17 (0.34%) Hyperion
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £610 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Drake Fleming
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £55k - 60k per year + 6 Month FTC
Posted: 11 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Code Red Associates
Rate: £340 to £360 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago