The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 25 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 17 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.05% 3.32% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 4.85% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £323 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +8.81%
PRINCE2
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 206 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.44% 68.44% 61.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 111 118
Average daily rate £340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 42
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Maidstone - 1 £400 - 2
Tonbridge - 1 £513 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £340 - 1
West Malling - - - -
Dover - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - - 1
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 20 (60.61%) Project Management
2 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 9 (27.27%) Matrix Management
5 8 (24.24%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) Finance
6 5 (15.15%) MS Office
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
7 4 (12.12%) Windows
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.09%) NHS
8 3 (9.09%) Advertising
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
8 3 (9.09%) UML
8 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 2 (6.06%) PMI
9 2 (6.06%) PMP
9 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 2 (6.06%) SAP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) OSPF
2 1 (3.03%) BGP
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Platform Manager
6 1 (3.03%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) PMI
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Project Management
2 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 9 (27.27%) Matrix Management
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
8 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) PMP
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.03%) NCDA
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) CommVault
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.03%) Lagan
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) NetApp
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) EMC