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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 35 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2551 2451 2351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.93% 4.96% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 6.49% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1828 1635 1483
Average daily rate
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£410 £424 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £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 22 28 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.91 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -40.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £13.58 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £39.93 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -19.35%
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
40278 37760 34988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.89% 76.47% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26689 23812 21696
Average daily rate £422 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -0.60%
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 £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1067 1098 1032
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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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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 1020 £425 - 224
South East -5 510 £420 +5.00% 96
South West -9 207 £400 -4.53% 46
North West +1 206 £400 +6.66% 69
Yorkshire +23 186 £400 +6.66% 39
West Midlands +12 167 £400 +6.66% 30
East of England -14 127 £415 -2.35% 48
East Midlands 0 68 £338 -10.00% 21
North East +5 50 £440 -5.52% 8
Midlands 0 5 - - 4
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 2785 (55.78%) Project Management
2 1550 (31.04%) Finance
3 1120 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1079 (21.61%) ITIL
5 1068 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 774 (15.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 757 (15.16%) PMI Certification
8 751 (15.04%) MS Project
9 691 (13.84%) Microsoft
10 615 (12.32%) MS Excel
11 558 (11.18%) PMP
12 521 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 495 (9.91%) MS Office
14 491 (9.83%) Security Cleared
15 465 (9.31%) Programme Management
15 465 (9.31%) Degree
16 464 (9.29%) Change Management
17 452 (9.05%) Migration
18 372 (7.45%) Risk Management
19 369 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
20 348 (6.97%) Scrum
21 342 (6.85%) Waterfall
22 341 (6.83%) Banking
23 336 (6.73%) Project Planning
24 328 (6.57%) SC Cleared
25 323 (6.47%) Windows
26 315 (6.31%) Service Management
27 312 (6.25%) PMI
28 308 (6.17%) Change Control
29 304 (6.09%) Data Centre

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 286 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 75 (1.50%) CMS
3 44 (0.88%) Lync
4 36 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 34 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 22 (0.44%) MS Project Server
7 21 (0.42%) IIS
7 21 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (0.30%) IBM Notes
8 15 (0.30%) SAS
9 12 (0.24%) Confluence
10 10 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.20%) Apache
11 9 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.16%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 751 (15.04%) MS Project
2 615 (12.32%) MS Excel
3 495 (9.91%) MS Office
4 249 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 210 (4.21%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.14%) SPSS
8 5 (0.10%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.040%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.040%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.040%) Maya
10 1 (0.020%) Niku Workbench
10 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 46 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.44%) Primavera
4 22 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 20 (0.40%) Agresso
7 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 16 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (0.26%) SAP CRM
10 13 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.22%) SAP FI
11 11 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (0.22%) SAP CO
12 10 (0.20%) SAP BPC
13 8 (0.16%) SAP MM
14 7 (0.14%) SAP HR
14 7 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.26%) Office 365
2 54 (1.08%) SaaS
3 18 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.32%) PaaS
5 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.16%) IaaS
7 5 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.080%) Trello
9 2 (0.040%) Yammer
9 2 (0.040%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.020%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.020%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.020%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.020%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.020%) GitHub
10 1 (0.020%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 173 (3.46%) WAN
2 133 (2.66%) LAN
3 112 (2.24%) Firewall
4 78 (1.56%) SAN
5 63 (1.26%) Internet
6 54 (1.08%) Intranet
7 53 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 52 (1.04%) VPN
9 44 (0.88%) VoIP
10 39 (0.78%) DNS
11 31 (0.62%) DHCP
11 31 (0.62%) NAS
12 28 (0.56%) Wireless
13 27 (0.54%) Unified Communications
14 25 (0.50%) Network Security
14 25 (0.50%) Extranet
15 24 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (0.44%) MPLS
17 18 (0.36%) HTTP
17 18 (0.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (0.72%) Big Data
4 35 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 26 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (0.28%) QlikView
12 14 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.26%) SAP BW
13 13 (0.26%) DTS
14 11 (0.22%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.20%) EDRMS
16 9 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 53 (1.06%) JIRA
2 25 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (0.32%) Selenium
4 12 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.22%) HP UFT
6 10 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.16%) Rational Rose
8 6 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.10%) JUnit
9 5 (0.10%) Subversion
10 4 (0.080%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.060%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (0.060%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.040%) CaliberRM
12 2 (0.040%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.040%) RequisitePro
12 2 (0.040%) MSI
12 2 (0.040%) ClearCase
General
1 1550 (31.04%) Finance
2 341 (6.83%) Banking
3 290 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 283 (5.67%) Retail
5 143 (2.86%) Legal
6 137 (2.74%) Marketing
7 130 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 105 (2.10%) Law
9 90 (1.80%) Local Government
10 81 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 53 (1.06%) Billing
12 47 (0.94%) Back Office
13 42 (0.84%) Publishing
14 36 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 32 (0.64%) Advertising
16 30 (0.60%) Electronics
17 29 (0.58%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.48%) Automotive
19 21 (0.42%) Financial Institution
19 21 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2759 (55.26%) Project Manager
2 530 (10.61%) Analyst
3 324 (6.49%) Business Analyst
4 263 (5.27%) IT Project Manager
5 260 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
6 241 (4.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 235 (4.71%) Programme Manager
8 197 (3.95%) Senior Manager
9 176 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 173 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
11 147 (2.94%) Coordinator
12 137 (2.74%) Technical Manager
13 133 (2.66%) Architect
14 126 (2.52%) Technical Project Manager
15 117 (2.34%) Business Manager
16 114 (2.28%) Project Coordinator
17 109 (2.18%) Service Manager
18 108 (2.16%) Delivery Manager
19 106 (2.12%) Consultant
20 100 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (2.32%) .NET
2 60 (1.20%) XML
3 55 (1.10%) Web Services
4 52 (1.04%) HTML
5 32 (0.64%) Middleware
6 31 (0.62%) CSS
7 18 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.34%) .NET Framework
9 16 (0.32%) J2EE
10 14 (0.28%) SOAP
11 10 (0.20%) EDI
11 10 (0.20%) HTML5
12 9 (0.18%) JSP
12 9 (0.18%) MSMQ
13 8 (0.16%) LAMP
13 8 (0.16%) Application Packaging
14 7 (0.14%) JRules
15 6 (0.12%) JMS
15 6 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (0.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 369 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 312 (6.25%) PMI
3 304 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 220 (4.41%) NHS
5 196 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 42 (0.84%) User Experience
7 37 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 31 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (0.58%) Social Media
9 29 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
10 28 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 27 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 27 (0.54%) Smart Meter
11 27 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 24 (0.48%) Life Science
12 24 (0.48%) GIS
13 23 (0.46%) Derivative
14 22 (0.44%) DTV
15 20 (0.40%) Equities
15 20 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 323 (6.47%) Windows
2 96 (1.92%) Linux
3 68 (1.36%) Windows 7
4 61 (1.22%) UNIX
5 44 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (0.56%) Solaris
8 18 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 14 (0.28%) Android
10 13 (0.26%) AIX
10 13 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.10%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.10%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.080%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.060%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.040%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2785 (55.78%) Project Management
2 1120 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1079 (21.61%) ITIL
4 1068 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 465 (9.31%) Programme Management
6 464 (9.29%) Change Management
7 452 (9.05%) Migration
8 372 (7.45%) Risk Management
9 348 (6.97%) Scrum
10 342 (6.85%) Waterfall
11 336 (6.73%) Project Planning
12 315 (6.31%) Service Management
13 308 (6.17%) Change Control
14 295 (5.91%) Business Analysis
15 282 (5.65%) PRINCE
16 224 (4.49%) Service Delivery
17 211 (4.23%) CRM
18 208 (4.17%) Supplier Management
19 207 (4.15%) SDLC
20 192 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 231 (4.63%) SQL
2 86 (1.72%) C
3 84 (1.68%) Java
4 41 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 37 (0.74%) C#
6 32 (0.64%) PHP
7 26 (0.52%) VB
8 20 (0.40%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 14 (0.28%) Python
11 12 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.22%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.20%) VBA
13 10 (0.20%) Perl
14 9 (0.18%) COBOL
14 9 (0.18%) Ruby
15 5 (0.10%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.10%) R
15 5 (0.10%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.080%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 774 (15.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 757 (15.16%) PMI Certification
3 558 (11.18%) PMP
4 521 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 491 (9.83%) Security Cleared
6 465 (9.31%) Degree
7 328 (6.57%) SC Cleared
8 182 (3.65%) ISEB
9 153 (3.06%) APMP
10 130 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 117 (2.34%) DV Cleared
12 61 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
13 53 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 49 (0.98%) CCNA
15 42 (0.84%) CISSP
16 35 (0.70%) MCSE
17 29 (0.58%) CISM
17 29 (0.58%) ISTQB
18 27 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 21 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (4.31%) QA
2 79 (1.58%) SLA
3 68 (1.36%) P3O
4 61 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.60%) ISO 9000
7 27 (0.54%) PMBOK
8 26 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 23 (0.46%) COBIT
10 21 (0.42%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.24%) ISO 14001
11 12 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.16%) Basel III
14 5 (0.10%) EMIR
14 5 (0.10%) Basel II
15 4 (0.080%) GAMP
15 4 (0.080%) GMP
15 4 (0.080%) BS7799
16 3 (0.060%) GxP
System Software
1 145 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 75 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.16%) vSphere
5 8 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 7 (0.14%) XenApp
7 6 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.12%) Snort
8 5 (0.10%) Squid
8 5 (0.10%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.10%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.080%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.080%) Varnish
9 4 (0.080%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.080%) XenServer
9 4 (0.080%) RACF
10 3 (0.060%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.060%) KVM
11 2 (0.040%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (0.66%) SCCM
2 13 (0.26%) Puppet
2 13 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.14%) SCOM
5 4 (0.080%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.080%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.080%) CA LISA
5 4 (0.080%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.060%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.060%) OVSD
6 3 (0.060%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.040%) Nessus
7 2 (0.040%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.040%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.040%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.040%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.040%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.040%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 691 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 261 (5.23%) SAP
3 256 (5.13%) Oracle
4 170 (3.40%) Cisco
5 139 (2.78%) VMware
6 110 (2.20%) Citrix
7 82 (1.64%) HP
8 77 (1.54%) IBM
9 58 (1.16%) CheckPoint
10 30 (0.60%) NetApp
11 25 (0.50%) Cognos
12 24 (0.48%) Juniper
12 24 (0.48%) Remedy
13 20 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (0.38%) ServiceNow
15 18 (0.36%) Google
16 17 (0.34%) EMC
17 16 (0.32%) Informatica
18 15 (0.30%) Lotus
18 15 (0.30%) F5
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
The Curve Group
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
LA International
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
PMC retail
Rate: Excellent Day Rate on Offer - 6-18 Month Retail Project Manager
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday