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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 36 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2394 2662 2522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.73% 5.18% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 6.89% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1732 1501
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 £255
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 40 37 71
Average hourly rate £27.75 £35.00 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -0.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.90 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +9.37%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -11 867 £450 +4.65% 185
South East -12 507 £400 - 135
North West +2 254 £400 -5.88% 56
South West -3 212 £430 +7.50% 44
West Midlands +4 177 £388 +7.63% 34
East of England -7 127 £413 -2.94% 50
Yorkshire -12 115 £408 +3.16% 38
East Midlands +4 102 £375 +7.14% 19
North East -9 20 £325 -12.75% 4
Midlands -8 4 £350 -6.66% 1
South Coast 0 2 - -
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2463 (53.78%) Project Management
2 1420 (31.00%) Finance
3 1071 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 978 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
5 943 (20.59%) ITIL
6 769 (16.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 745 (16.27%) MS Project
8 688 (15.02%) PMI Certification
9 657 (14.34%) Microsoft
10 613 (13.38%) MS Excel
11 508 (11.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 502 (10.96%) PMP
13 467 (10.20%) Programme Management
14 452 (9.87%) Change Management
15 437 (9.54%) Security Cleared
16 430 (9.39%) MS Office
17 420 (9.17%) Degree
18 373 (8.14%) Risk Management
19 362 (7.90%) Migration
20 341 (7.45%) Banking
21 335 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
22 315 (6.88%) Scrum
23 314 (6.86%) PRINCE
24 308 (6.72%) Telecoms
25 307 (6.70%) Retail
26 302 (6.59%) Change Control
27 301 (6.57%) Project Planning
28 294 (6.42%) SC Cleared
29 277 (6.05%) Waterfall
30 267 (5.83%) SAP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.05%) CMS
3 36 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 29 (0.63%) Lync
5 25 (0.55%) MS Project Server
6 24 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.39%) SAS
8 15 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.31%) IIS
9 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
11 11 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.22%) Confluence
12 10 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.15%) WorkSite
15 7 (0.15%) Drupal
16 5 (0.11%) Apache
Applications
1 745 (16.27%) MS Project
2 613 (13.38%) MS Excel
3 430 (9.39%) MS Office
4 233 (5.09%) MS Visio
5 222 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.13%) Shockwave
9 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.066%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.044%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.044%) SPSS
10 2 (0.044%) Niku Workbench
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 23 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 19 (0.41%) Agresso
6 15 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.31%) SAP BPC
8 11 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 11 (0.24%) Primavera
9 10 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
13 6 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
13 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.00%) SaaS
2 24 (0.52%) Office 365
3 18 (0.39%) PaaS
4 11 (0.24%) IaaS
5 10 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.087%) Trello
8 3 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.044%) Yammer
10 1 (0.022%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.022%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.022%) GitHub
10 1 (0.022%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 137 (2.99%) WAN
2 121 (2.64%) LAN
3 117 (2.55%) Firewall
4 65 (1.42%) SAN
5 41 (0.90%) VoIP
6 40 (0.87%) VPN
7 34 (0.74%) MPLS
8 31 (0.68%) Intranet
9 30 (0.66%) Internet
10 28 (0.61%) DNS
11 27 (0.59%) 3G
12 26 (0.57%) Wireless
13 25 (0.55%) NAS
14 24 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (0.50%) 4G
15 23 (0.50%) BGP
15 23 (0.50%) TCP/IP
16 22 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
17 21 (0.46%) Ethernet
18 19 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 74 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (0.79%) Big Data
4 32 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 28 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 24 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 18 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
9 18 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (0.37%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (0.31%) SAP BW
12 14 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (0.31%) QlikView
13 12 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (1.11%) JIRA
2 16 (0.35%) Selenium
2 16 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.24%) Hudson
5 7 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.13%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.11%) StarTeam
8 4 (0.087%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.066%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.066%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.066%) Subversion
9 3 (0.066%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.066%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.044%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.044%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.044%) CaliberRM
10 2 (0.044%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (0.044%) RequisitePro
General
1 1420 (31.00%) Finance
2 341 (7.45%) Banking
3 308 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 307 (6.70%) Retail
5 139 (3.03%) Legal
6 109 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 107 (2.34%) Marketing
8 83 (1.81%) Local Government
9 81 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 80 (1.75%) Law
11 46 (1.00%) Back Office
12 45 (0.98%) Publishing
13 43 (0.94%) Retail Banking
14 42 (0.92%) Advertising
15 41 (0.90%) Billing
16 31 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.55%) Automotive
18 24 (0.52%) Electronics
19 23 (0.50%) Front Office
19 23 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2522 (55.07%) Project Manager
2 495 (10.81%) Analyst
3 315 (6.88%) Business Analyst
4 263 (5.74%) Programme Manager
5 245 (5.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 220 (4.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 211 (4.61%) IT Project Manager
8 204 (4.45%) Senior Manager
9 180 (3.93%) Senior Project Manager
10 135 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 133 (2.90%) Coordinator
12 115 (2.51%) Technical Manager
13 106 (2.31%) Business Manager
14 105 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
15 103 (2.25%) Architect
16 102 (2.23%) Project Coordinator
17 93 (2.03%) SAP Manager
18 92 (2.01%) Service Manager
19 88 (1.92%) Technical Project Manager
19 88 (1.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (1.68%) .NET
2 56 (1.22%) Web Services
3 45 (0.98%) Middleware
4 35 (0.76%) XML
5 31 (0.68%) HTML
6 21 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 16 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 13 (0.28%) CSS
9 11 (0.24%) SOAP
9 11 (0.24%) J2EE
10 10 (0.22%) JSP
10 10 (0.22%) MSMQ
10 10 (0.22%) jQuery
10 10 (0.22%) HTML5
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (0.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 8 (0.17%) EDI
13 7 (0.15%) JMS
13 7 (0.15%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 335 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (5.72%) PMI
3 202 (4.41%) NHS
4 182 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 38 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 33 (0.72%) User Experience
6 33 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 28 (0.61%) Private Cloud
8 27 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (0.59%) Economics
9 26 (0.57%) Derivative
10 25 (0.55%) FMCG
10 25 (0.55%) GIS
11 23 (0.50%) Data Integration
12 19 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
13 18 (0.39%) Equities
14 17 (0.37%) Smart Meter
14 17 (0.37%) CMDB
15 16 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 244 (5.33%) Windows
2 77 (1.68%) Linux
3 64 (1.40%) UNIX
4 54 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 40 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 15 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.26%) Solaris
12 10 (0.22%) Android
13 8 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.11%) AIX
14 5 (0.11%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.11%) SUSE
15 3 (0.066%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.066%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2463 (53.78%) Project Management
2 1071 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 978 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 943 (20.59%) ITIL
5 467 (10.20%) Programme Management
6 452 (9.87%) Change Management
7 373 (8.14%) Risk Management
8 362 (7.90%) Migration
9 315 (6.88%) Scrum
10 314 (6.86%) PRINCE
11 302 (6.59%) Change Control
12 301 (6.57%) Project Planning
13 277 (6.05%) Waterfall
14 245 (5.35%) Business Analysis
15 225 (4.91%) Service Management
16 210 (4.59%) Service Delivery
17 207 (4.52%) CRM
18 189 (4.13%) Supplier Management
19 170 (3.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 155 (3.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 194 (4.24%) SQL
2 76 (1.66%) Java
3 72 (1.57%) C
4 36 (0.79%) C#
5 29 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 24 (0.52%) VB
7 21 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 20 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.22%) ABAP
9 10 (0.22%) PHP
10 8 (0.17%) Ruby
11 7 (0.15%) VBA
11 7 (0.15%) Python
12 4 (0.087%) R
13 3 (0.066%) Perl
14 2 (0.044%) C++
14 2 (0.044%) COBOL
14 2 (0.044%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.044%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.022%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 769 (16.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 688 (15.02%) PMI Certification
3 508 (11.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 502 (10.96%) PMP
5 437 (9.54%) Security Cleared
6 420 (9.17%) Degree
7 294 (6.42%) SC Cleared
8 161 (3.52%) ISEB
9 141 (3.08%) APMP
10 110 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 96 (2.10%) DV Cleared
12 62 (1.35%) CISSP
13 47 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (0.98%) CISM
15 44 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 41 (0.90%) CCNA
17 40 (0.87%) ISTQB
18 33 (0.72%) MCSE
19 30 (0.66%) CRISC
20 21 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (3.84%) QA
2 71 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 70 (1.53%) SLA
4 62 (1.35%) P3O
5 42 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 35 (0.76%) ISO 9000
7 22 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.35%) PMBOK
9 13 (0.28%) COBIT
10 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.11%) Basel II
14 5 (0.11%) GAMP
15 4 (0.087%) HL7
15 4 (0.087%) Basel III
16 3 (0.066%) EMIR
16 3 (0.066%) GxP
System Software
1 100 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 74 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.17%) vSphere
5 5 (0.11%) XenServer
5 5 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.11%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.087%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.087%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.066%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.066%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.066%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.044%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.044%) XenApp
8 2 (0.044%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.044%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 25 (0.55%) SCCM
2 16 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.20%) OVSD
4 8 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.13%) SCOM
6 5 (0.11%) WMI
6 5 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (0.087%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.066%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.066%) Netcool
8 3 (0.066%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.066%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.044%) Puppet
9 2 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.044%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.044%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.044%) MOM
10 1 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 657 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 267 (5.83%) SAP
3 223 (4.87%) Oracle
4 162 (3.54%) Cisco
5 135 (2.95%) VMware
6 98 (2.14%) Citrix
7 85 (1.86%) HP
8 57 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 34 (0.74%) IBM
10 32 (0.70%) Business Objects
10 32 (0.70%) F5
11 25 (0.55%) Juniper
12 22 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.39%) JD Edwards
14 16 (0.35%) EMC
15 14 (0.31%) Informatica
15 14 (0.31%) Adobe
15 14 (0.31%) Remedy
15 14 (0.31%) NetApp
15 14 (0.31%) Red Hat
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 399 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £11 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago