The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 37 25 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 36 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.24% 4.91% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 6.80% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 20
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £287 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%
PRINCE2
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
648 353 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.24% 72.19% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 161 351
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +46.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Hemel Hempstead -7 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £413 -
Watford -5 1 £350 -22.22% 2
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £470 - 1
St Albans - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 29 (48.33%) Project Management
2 15 (25.00%) Finance
3 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (21.67%) ITIL
5 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (18.33%) Windows
6 11 (18.33%) SQL
6 11 (18.33%) Oracle
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) Java
8 9 (15.00%) Resource Management
8 9 (15.00%) Change Control
9 8 (13.33%) Retail
9 8 (13.33%) .NET
9 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (13.33%) Change Management
10 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) APMP
10 7 (11.67%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 6 (10.00%) Migration
11 6 (10.00%) Middleware
12 5 (8.33%) ISEB

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (11.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) GPRS
2 4 (6.67%) VPN
2 4 (6.67%) 4G
3 2 (3.33%) SMS
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) Extranet
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) PVCS
1 2 (3.33%) Rational Rose
1 2 (3.33%) JDeveloper
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.33%) Toad
1 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 4 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Release Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Project Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Support Specialist
6 1 (1.67%) Project Leader
6 1 (1.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Statistics
1 4 (6.67%) PMI
1 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.33%) IVR
2 2 (3.33%) EPoS
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
2 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Project Management
2 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.00%) Resource Management
5 9 (15.00%) Change Control
6 8 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 5 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (6.67%) UML
9 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) PDCA
10 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) VB6
3 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) APMP
4 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.33%) ISEB
5 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 5 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.33%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Serena
5 2 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) Sage
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) VocaLink
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