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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 35 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 42 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.13% 5.09% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 6.83% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -6.25%
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
633 366 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.38% 74.54% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 173 357
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.11% +45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 12 September 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 -3 5 - -
Stevenage - 3 £400 -
Watford -6 2 £388 -3.12% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £413 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £470 -
St Albans - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 36 (56.25%) Project Management
2 16 (25.00%) ITIL
3 15 (23.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (23.44%) Finance
4 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.19%) Cisco
6 10 (15.63%) Windows
6 10 (15.63%) Java
6 10 (15.63%) Oracle
6 10 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 10 (15.63%) Change Control
7 9 (14.06%) Change Management
7 9 (14.06%) SQL
7 9 (14.06%) .NET
7 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (14.06%) Retail
7 9 (14.06%) Resource Management
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.94%) APMP
9 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.94%) Migration
10 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Internet
10 6 (9.38%) Middleware
11 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
11 5 (7.81%) MS Project

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 8 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.56%) Lync
2 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Project
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) GPRS
2 4 (6.25%) VPN
2 4 (6.25%) 4G
3 2 (3.13%) Intranet
3 2 (3.13%) Extranet
4 1 (1.56%) MPLS
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.56%) VLAN
4 1 (1.56%) SMS
4 1 (1.56%) WLAN
4 1 (1.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 9 (14.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (67.19%) Project Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Analyst
2 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Technical Manager
3 4 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (4.69%) Release Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Project Analyst
5 2 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (1.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (1.56%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Service Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Support Specialist
6 1 (1.56%) Project Leader
6 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) PMI
1 4 (6.25%) Statistics
1 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) FMCG
3 2 (3.13%) EPoS
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) IVR
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Solaris
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Project Management
2 16 (25.00%) ITIL
3 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 10 (15.63%) Change Control
5 9 (14.06%) Change Management
5 9 (14.06%) Resource Management
6 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.94%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
7 6 (9.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.81%) Matrix Management
9 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Service Management
9 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) PDCA
10 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
10 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) VB
3 2 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.94%) APMP
4 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) ISEB
6 2 (3.13%) PMP
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCIE
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Cisco
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Sage
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.56%) SAP