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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 23 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.05% 3.21% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 5.52% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£400 £228 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £222 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £286 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £31.56 £23.34
% change year-on-year
-18.39% +35.18%
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
285 145 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 62.64% 58.23% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 73 92
Average daily rate £380 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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
Cheltenham -4 12 £382 +27.41% 4
Gloucester -5 5 £413 - 5
Cirencester - - - - 2
PRINCE2
South West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (54.76%) Project Management
2 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (26.19%) MS Project
5 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (21.43%) PMP
7 9 (21.43%) PMI Certification
8 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
9 7 (16.67%) MS Office
9 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 7 (16.67%) Validation
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
11 5 (11.90%) SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle
11 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
11 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (11.90%) Informatica
11 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
11 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (11.90%) Time Management
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (11.90%) Data Validation

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Project
2 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (7.14%) Project Officer
3 3 (7.14%) Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Informatica Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) Architect
4 2 (4.76%) OBIEE Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.38%) IT Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Project Management
2 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.67%) Validation
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.90%) Time Management
5 5 (11.90%) Data Validation
6 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Document Management
6 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.14%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) Earned Value Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (21.43%) PMP
4 9 (21.43%) PMI Certification
5 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (4.76%) CAPM
8 2 (4.76%) APMP
9 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Informatica
3 2 (4.76%) Primavera
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) HP