The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE 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
Rank 44 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% 0.98% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.48% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£213 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £175.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-83.71% +446.87%
PRINCE
North 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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 135 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.95% 65.85% 57.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 75 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £213 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 12
Average hourly rate £34.02 £37.00 £20.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +83.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Lancashire 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Preston - - - - 1
PRINCE
North West

PRINCE
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Planning Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Planner
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared