The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 27 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.28% 1.74% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 2.89% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 21
Average daily rate
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£463 £380 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.71% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £558 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
PRINCE2
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
344 173 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 67.32% 60.28% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 87 180
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Gloucestershire region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Gloucestershire region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -11 9 £525 +101.92% 3
Cirencester - 2 £260 -
Gloucester - - - -
PRINCE2
South West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 28 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (47.92%) Project Management
3 18 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (31.25%) Finance
6 8 (16.67%) C
6 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) MS Project
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.58%) PMP
7 7 (14.58%) PMI Certification
7 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (10.42%) Document Management
9 5 (10.42%) Requirements Management
9 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (10.42%) Degree
9 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.42%) Change Control
9 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (8.33%) MS Office
10 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
10 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.33%) Project Governance
10 4 (8.33%) Validation
11 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Project
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.08%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
1 3 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) DMZ
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
2 6 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 3 (6.25%) OBIEE Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Facilities Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Change Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile Games
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Project Management
2 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 5 (10.42%) Document Management
5 5 (10.42%) Requirements Management
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.42%) Change Control
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Project Governance
6 4 (8.33%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C
2 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) PMP
4 7 (14.58%) PMI Certification
5 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (10.42%) Degree
6 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (6.25%) CISM
7 3 (6.25%) ISEB
7 3 (6.25%) CISSP
8 2 (4.17%) APMP
8 2 (4.17%) CAPM
8 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.08%) MBA
9 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Informatica
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Primavera
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM