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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 38 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2303 2252 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.65% 4.81% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 6.47% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1447 1325
Average daily rate
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£415 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 73
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.96 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.99 £71.80 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.23%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -10 868 £425 -2.85% 131
South East -3 572 £400 - 91
Yorkshire +6 173 £400 -3.61% 47
South West -1 164 £445 +11.25% 42
East of England +3 147 £425 +6.25% 27
North West 0 146 £376 +0.33% 33
West Midlands +2 123 £425 +13.33% 30
East Midlands +15 67 £325 - 17
North East -16 34 £450 +16.12% 3
Midlands +3 6 £425 +24.08% 2
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2450 (53.42%) Project Management
2 1432 (31.23%) Finance
3 1027 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 943 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
5 881 (19.21%) ITIL
6 795 (17.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 714 (15.57%) MS Project
8 652 (14.22%) Microsoft
9 643 (14.02%) PMI Certification
10 564 (12.30%) MS Excel
11 508 (11.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 470 (10.25%) Security Cleared
13 466 (10.16%) Change Management
14 450 (9.81%) PMP
15 426 (9.29%) MS Office
15 426 (9.29%) Programme Management
16 408 (8.90%) Degree
17 384 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
18 382 (8.33%) Migration
19 349 (7.61%) Risk Management
20 335 (7.30%) Banking
21 311 (6.78%) Telecoms
22 308 (6.72%) SC Cleared
23 304 (6.63%) Project Planning
24 296 (6.45%) PRINCE
25 280 (6.11%) PMI
26 267 (5.82%) Windows
27 266 (5.80%) Oracle
28 263 (5.73%) SharePoint
28 263 (5.73%) Scrum

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 263 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 42 (0.92%) CMS
3 36 (0.78%) MS Project Server
4 32 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 25 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 24 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 22 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (0.46%) Lync
9 15 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (0.33%) IIS
10 13 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.20%) Drupal
12 8 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.17%) Apache
12 8 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.13%) Confluence
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 714 (15.57%) MS Project
2 564 (12.30%) MS Excel
3 426 (9.29%) MS Office
4 249 (5.43%) MS Visio
5 227 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.24%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.065%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.065%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.044%) Niku Workbench
10 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 42 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.72%) Agresso
3 20 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 17 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.35%) CA Clarity
5 16 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 13 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.72%) SaaS
2 24 (0.52%) Office 365
3 10 (0.22%) IaaS
3 10 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.15%) PaaS
5 3 (0.065%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.044%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.044%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.022%) Taleo
7 1 (0.022%) Trello
7 1 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.022%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.29%) WAN
2 104 (2.27%) Firewall
3 88 (1.92%) LAN
4 56 (1.22%) Internet
5 42 (0.92%) 3G
5 42 (0.92%) MPLS
6 38 (0.83%) Intranet
7 35 (0.76%) SAN
8 33 (0.72%) VoIP
8 33 (0.72%) 4G
9 30 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
10 27 (0.59%) VPN
11 22 (0.48%) Wireless
12 21 (0.46%) BGP
12 21 (0.46%) Network Security
13 18 (0.39%) TCP/IP
14 17 (0.37%) LTE
14 17 (0.37%) Unified Communications
15 15 (0.33%) NAS
15 15 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 82 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 29 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 29 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 28 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (0.46%) Big Data
8 20 (0.44%) SAP BW
9 18 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
11 13 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 13 (0.28%) QlikView
12 12 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 39 (0.85%) JIRA
2 16 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (0.28%) Hudson
5 9 (0.20%) Rational Rose
6 8 (0.17%) Toad
7 7 (0.15%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.15%) TestDirector
7 7 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.13%) StarTeam
8 6 (0.13%) Selenium
9 5 (0.11%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.11%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.087%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.065%) PVCS
11 3 (0.065%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.065%) JDeveloper
12 2 (0.044%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.044%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.044%) Metasploit
General
1 1432 (31.23%) Finance
2 335 (7.30%) Banking
3 311 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 263 (5.73%) Retail
5 117 (2.55%) Legal
6 98 (2.14%) Marketing
7 72 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 67 (1.46%) Local Government
9 63 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 61 (1.33%) Law
11 58 (1.26%) Back Office
12 57 (1.24%) Automotive
13 50 (1.09%) Publishing
14 49 (1.07%) Advertising
15 42 (0.92%) Retail Banking
16 38 (0.83%) Billing
17 37 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.55%) Games
19 22 (0.48%) Financial Institution
19 22 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2581 (56.28%) Project Manager
2 553 (12.06%) Analyst
3 310 (6.76%) Business Analyst
4 248 (5.41%) Programme Manager
5 239 (5.21%) Senior Manager
6 212 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
7 209 (4.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 205 (4.47%) IT Project Manager
9 195 (4.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 128 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 123 (2.68%) Technical Manager
12 104 (2.27%) Coordinator
13 96 (2.09%) Consultant
14 93 (2.03%) Business Manager
15 92 (2.01%) Service Manager
15 92 (2.01%) PMO Analyst
16 91 (1.98%) Technical Project Manager
17 90 (1.96%) Change Manager
18 83 (1.81%) Delivery Manager
19 82 (1.79%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (1.37%) .NET
2 45 (0.98%) Middleware
3 34 (0.74%) Web Services
4 27 (0.59%) HTML
5 24 (0.52%) XML
6 23 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 20 (0.44%) CSS
8 15 (0.33%) jQuery
9 14 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
9 14 (0.31%) J2EE
10 13 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.17%) Lucene
11 8 (0.17%) Ajax
12 6 (0.13%) LAMP
12 6 (0.13%) JRules
12 6 (0.13%) WCF
13 5 (0.11%) LINQ
13 5 (0.11%) RESTful
13 5 (0.11%) Regular Expression
13 5 (0.11%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 384 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (6.11%) PMI
3 183 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 166 (3.62%) NHS
5 52 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
6 44 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 34 (0.74%) Economics
8 33 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 33 (0.72%) User Experience
9 28 (0.61%) FMCG
10 25 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 24 (0.52%) Statistics
12 23 (0.50%) EPoS
13 22 (0.48%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.44%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.41%) Smart Meter
16 18 (0.39%) Open Source
17 16 (0.35%) Kindle
17 16 (0.35%) Derivative
17 16 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 267 (5.82%) Windows
2 70 (1.53%) Windows 7
3 60 (1.31%) UNIX
4 56 (1.22%) Linux
5 47 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 17 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 16 (0.35%) Solaris
11 13 (0.28%) AIX
12 12 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.15%) Android
14 6 (0.13%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.11%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.087%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.087%) SUSE
17 2 (0.044%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.044%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2450 (53.42%) Project Management
2 1027 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 943 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
4 881 (19.21%) ITIL
5 466 (10.16%) Change Management
6 426 (9.29%) Programme Management
7 382 (8.33%) Migration
8 349 (7.61%) Risk Management
9 304 (6.63%) Project Planning
10 296 (6.45%) PRINCE
11 263 (5.73%) Scrum
11 263 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 256 (5.58%) Change Control
13 252 (5.49%) Waterfall
14 239 (5.21%) Service Delivery
15 232 (5.06%) Service Management
16 202 (4.40%) Supplier Management
17 167 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
18 148 (3.23%) CRM
18 148 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 164 (3.58%) SQL
2 75 (1.64%) C
3 60 (1.31%) Java
4 34 (0.74%) PL/SQL
5 29 (0.63%) C#
6 22 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 19 (0.41%) T-SQL
8 11 (0.24%) VB
9 8 (0.17%) PHP
10 6 (0.13%) ABAP
10 6 (0.13%) VBA
11 5 (0.11%) Ruby
12 4 (0.087%) VBScript
13 3 (0.065%) C++
14 2 (0.044%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.044%) Python
14 2 (0.044%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.044%) VB6
15 1 (0.022%) SQR
15 1 (0.022%) Scala
Qualifications
1 795 (17.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 643 (14.02%) PMI Certification
3 508 (11.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 470 (10.25%) Security Cleared
5 450 (9.81%) PMP
6 408 (8.90%) Degree
7 308 (6.72%) SC Cleared
8 152 (3.31%) ISEB
9 120 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
10 118 (2.57%) APMP
11 85 (1.85%) CISSP
12 57 (1.24%) DV Cleared
13 56 (1.22%) CISM
14 37 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 37 (0.81%) CRISC
15 32 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 28 (0.61%) CISA
17 27 (0.59%) MCSE
18 26 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (3.38%) QA
2 70 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (1.44%) SLA
4 62 (1.35%) P3O
5 43 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 39 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.37%) COBIT
8 16 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.24%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.20%) ISO 9000
12 8 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.13%) FINREP
14 3 (0.065%) EMIR
14 3 (0.065%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.065%) Basel II
14 3 (0.065%) BS15000
14 3 (0.065%) GxP
15 2 (0.044%) GAMP
System Software
1 72 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 62 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.15%) XenApp
5 6 (0.13%) vSphere
5 6 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.087%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.065%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.065%) XenServer
9 2 (0.044%) UAG
9 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.022%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.022%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.022%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.022%) Squid
10 1 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.44%) SCCM
3 11 (0.24%) OVSD
4 10 (0.22%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (0.13%) WMI
5 6 (0.13%) SCOM
6 4 (0.087%) Netcool
7 3 (0.065%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.044%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.044%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.044%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.044%) OPNET
8 2 (0.044%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.044%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.044%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.044%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.044%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.022%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 652 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 266 (5.80%) Oracle
3 251 (5.47%) SAP
4 121 (2.64%) Cisco
5 97 (2.12%) VMware
6 84 (1.83%) HP
7 63 (1.37%) Citrix
8 46 (1.00%) IBM
9 41 (0.89%) CheckPoint
10 26 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (0.52%) F5
12 23 (0.50%) Business Objects
13 20 (0.44%) Remedy
13 20 (0.44%) Planview
14 17 (0.37%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.37%) Cognos
15 15 (0.33%) Juniper
15 15 (0.33%) Informatica
16 14 (0.31%) Primavera
16 14 (0.31%) BMC
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
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Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Ideal Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £900.00 - £1000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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