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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 34 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2429 2329 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.91% 5.00% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 6.81% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1472 1536
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £259 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 59
Average hourly rate £21.62 £30.75 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.69% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £16.69 £19.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £45.75 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.63 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.66% -10.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
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 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 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 31 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 31 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
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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 1019 £430 +1.17% 200
South East -1 581 £404 +7.66% 128
South West +5 213 £420 +11.86% 45
East of England -3 172 £425 +17.24% 24
West Midlands +1 144 £375 +7.14% 41
North West -11 126 £345 -2.81% 41
Yorkshire -13 77 £375 -1.70% 42
East Midlands -9 53 £380 -5.00% 19
North East -24 22 £436 +24.64% 13
South Coast - 6 £463 -
Midlands +2 5 £500 +25.00%
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 2614 (52.49%) Project Management
2 1565 (31.43%) Finance
3 1090 (21.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 963 (19.34%) ITIL
5 887 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 773 (15.52%) PMI Certification
7 768 (15.42%) MS Project
8 705 (14.16%) Microsoft
9 584 (11.73%) MS Excel
10 537 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 496 (9.96%) PMP
12 487 (9.78%) Security Cleared
13 481 (9.66%) Change Management
14 449 (9.02%) Degree
15 426 (8.55%) Programme Management
16 404 (8.11%) PMI
17 399 (8.01%) Migration
17 399 (8.01%) Banking
18 397 (7.97%) MS Office
19 382 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
20 370 (7.43%) PRINCE
21 359 (7.21%) Scrum
22 357 (7.17%) Risk Management
22 357 (7.17%) SC Cleared
23 354 (7.11%) SharePoint
24 350 (7.03%) Project Planning
25 331 (6.65%) Oracle
26 327 (6.57%) Windows
27 326 (6.55%) SAP
28 320 (6.43%) Business Analysis

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 45 (0.90%) CMS
4 39 (0.78%) MS Project Server
5 35 (0.70%) Lync
6 27 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 20 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (0.32%) Drupal
10 15 (0.30%) SAS
11 14 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.24%) Confluence
12 12 (0.24%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.18%) IIS
14 9 (0.18%) Apache
15 8 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 768 (15.42%) MS Project
2 584 (11.73%) MS Excel
3 397 (7.97%) MS Office
4 255 (5.12%) MS Visio
5 236 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (0.78%) 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%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.040%) CorelDRAW
11 2 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.020%) FastStats
12 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 63 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.66%) Agresso
3 29 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 19 (0.38%) CA Clarity
7 17 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 16 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 16 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 13 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 13 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (0.24%) SAP SD
11 12 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.20%) Summit
13 9 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
13 9 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (0.16%) Maximo
15 7 (0.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 43 (0.86%) SaaS
2 22 (0.44%) Office 365
3 13 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.18%) IaaS
6 7 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.080%) PaaS
8 2 (0.040%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.040%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.040%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.020%) Responsys
9 1 (0.020%) Force.com
9 1 (0.020%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.020%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.59%) WAN
2 120 (2.41%) LAN
3 96 (1.93%) Firewall
4 86 (1.73%) Internet
5 78 (1.57%) SAN
6 53 (1.06%) Intranet
7 37 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 36 (0.72%) VoIP
9 33 (0.66%) MPLS
10 29 (0.58%) VPN
11 27 (0.54%) Wireless
11 27 (0.54%) Unified Communications
12 26 (0.52%) TCP/IP
13 24 (0.48%) IP Telephony
14 20 (0.40%) Network Security
15 19 (0.38%) 4G
16 18 (0.36%) DNS
17 17 (0.34%) Extranet
18 15 (0.30%) 3G
19 14 (0.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 93 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 36 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 22 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (0.44%) MS Access
10 18 (0.36%) SAP BW
11 17 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (0.34%) QlikView
12 16 (0.32%) Data Mining
12 16 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (0.28%) EDRMS
15 12 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (0.70%) JIRA
2 15 (0.30%) Rational Rose
3 10 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.14%) StarTeam
5 5 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.080%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.080%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.060%) JDeveloper
7 3 (0.060%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.060%) MSI
7 3 (0.060%) Toad
7 3 (0.060%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.040%) Ant
8 2 (0.040%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.040%) Introscope
8 2 (0.040%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.040%) Subversion
8 2 (0.040%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1565 (31.43%) Finance
2 399 (8.01%) Banking
3 313 (6.29%) Retail
4 291 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 122 (2.45%) Legal
5 122 (2.45%) Marketing
6 94 (1.89%) Back Office
7 84 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 72 (1.45%) Local Government
8 72 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 63 (1.27%) Publishing
10 56 (1.12%) Front Office
11 55 (1.10%) Law
12 49 (0.98%) Advertising
13 48 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 41 (0.82%) Retail Banking
15 39 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 35 (0.70%) Billing
17 34 (0.68%) Automotive
18 24 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2795 (56.12%) Project Manager
2 597 (11.99%) Analyst
3 306 (6.14%) Business Analyst
4 276 (5.54%) Programme Manager
5 268 (5.38%) Senior Manager
6 244 (4.90%) Senior Project Manager
7 234 (4.70%) IT Project Manager
8 232 (4.66%) Infrastructure Manager
9 219 (4.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 167 (3.35%) Technical Manager
11 147 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 135 (2.71%) Technical Project Manager
13 104 (2.09%) Coordinator
13 104 (2.09%) Delivery Manager
14 98 (1.97%) PMO Analyst
15 97 (1.95%) Business Manager
16 93 (1.87%) Service Manager
17 92 (1.85%) Architect
18 82 (1.65%) Agile Project Manager
19 78 (1.57%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (3.03%) .NET
2 51 (1.02%) XML
3 49 (0.98%) Web Services
4 47 (0.94%) Middleware
5 36 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 34 (0.68%) HTML
7 30 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 27 (0.54%) JSP
9 21 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (0.30%) CSS
11 14 (0.28%) J2EE
12 13 (0.26%) EJB
13 11 (0.22%) SOAP
13 11 (0.22%) Application Packaging
13 11 (0.22%) REST
14 9 (0.18%) JRules
15 8 (0.16%) JMS
16 7 (0.14%) Struts
16 7 (0.14%) XSLT
16 7 (0.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 404 (8.11%) PMI
2 193 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 163 (3.27%) NHS
4 51 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 45 (0.90%) FMCG
6 37 (0.74%) Fat Client
6 37 (0.74%) Thin Client
6 37 (0.74%) GIS
7 35 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 34 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 33 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
10 32 (0.64%) CMDB
11 31 (0.62%) Economics
12 30 (0.60%) Replication
12 30 (0.60%) EPoS
13 29 (0.58%) Derivative
14 25 (0.50%) Social Media
15 23 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.46%) N-Tier
16 22 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 327 (6.57%) Windows
2 107 (2.15%) UNIX
3 97 (1.95%) Linux
4 89 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 60 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (0.78%) Solaris
8 30 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 18 (0.36%) AIX
11 10 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.16%) Android
13 7 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.060%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.060%) pSOS
16 2 (0.040%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.040%) VMS
16 2 (0.040%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.040%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2614 (52.49%) Project Management
2 1090 (21.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 963 (19.34%) ITIL
4 481 (9.66%) Change Management
5 426 (8.55%) Programme Management
6 399 (8.01%) Migration
7 382 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
8 370 (7.43%) PRINCE
9 359 (7.21%) Scrum
10 357 (7.17%) Risk Management
11 350 (7.03%) Project Planning
12 320 (6.43%) Business Analysis
13 286 (5.74%) Service Management
14 274 (5.50%) Change Control
15 237 (4.76%) Waterfall
15 237 (4.76%) Service Delivery
16 229 (4.60%) Supplier Management
17 214 (4.30%) CRM
18 162 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
19 158 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 209 (4.20%) SQL
2 137 (2.75%) Java
3 113 (2.27%) C
4 62 (1.24%) C#
5 33 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 25 (0.50%) PHP
7 23 (0.46%) VBA
8 22 (0.44%) VB
9 19 (0.38%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.14%) Perl
11 7 (0.14%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.10%) 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%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.040%) REXX
Qualifications
1 887 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 773 (15.52%) PMI Certification
3 537 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 496 (9.96%) PMP
5 487 (9.78%) Security Cleared
6 449 (9.02%) Degree
7 357 (7.17%) SC Cleared
8 192 (3.86%) ISEB
9 144 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
10 123 (2.47%) APMP
11 69 (1.39%) DV Cleared
12 45 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
13 37 (0.74%) CISSP
14 36 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 24 (0.48%) MCSE
18 23 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 21 (0.42%) CCNA
19 21 (0.42%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (3.23%) QA
2 76 (1.53%) SLA
3 56 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 53 (1.06%) P3O
5 41 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.64%) COBIT
7 22 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.38%) EMIR
9 15 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
9 15 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.24%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.18%) Data Quality
13 7 (0.14%) ISO 9000
14 6 (0.12%) MiFID
15 5 (0.10%) WCAG
15 5 (0.10%) WAI
16 4 (0.080%) JSP 440
17 2 (0.040%) Basel II
17 2 (0.040%) BS15000
System Software
1 94 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.26%) vSphere
5 12 (0.24%) XenApp
6 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.080%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.080%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.080%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.060%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.040%) XenServer
11 2 (0.040%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.040%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.020%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.020%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 26 (0.52%) SCCM
2 20 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.26%) SCOM
4 8 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
4 8 (0.16%) ARCserve
5 7 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.14%) WMI
5 7 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.12%) Netcool
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.080%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.080%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.060%) Puppet
9 3 (0.060%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.060%) Legato
10 2 (0.040%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 705 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 331 (6.65%) Oracle
3 326 (6.55%) SAP
4 150 (3.01%) Cisco
5 142 (2.85%) VMware
6 95 (1.91%) Citrix
7 81 (1.63%) IBM
8 79 (1.59%) HP
9 58 (1.16%) CheckPoint
10 43 (0.86%) Remedy
11 41 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 34 (0.68%) EMC
13 28 (0.56%) Cognos
14 25 (0.50%) Business Objects
15 24 (0.48%) Siebel
16 23 (0.46%) BT
17 22 (0.44%) Casewise
18 19 (0.38%) Primavera
18 19 (0.38%) NetApp
19 17 (0.34%) Hyperion
North West
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £45 - £50 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £230 to £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: £375 to £450/day DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday