The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 15 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.75% 3.89% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 4.73% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 6
Median daily rate £335 £473 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.10% +14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £656 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £26.75 £18.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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
223 317 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.44% 82.12% 82.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 228 259
Median daily rate £375 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 22
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £64.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +13 13 £335 -44.16%
Preston -8 1 - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) ITIL
3 21 (56.76%) Change Management
4 19 (51.35%) Problem Management
4 19 (51.35%) DevOps
5 18 (48.65%) SaaS
6 17 (45.95%) Service Management
6 17 (45.95%) IaaS
7 16 (43.24%) Open Source
7 16 (43.24%) PaaS
8 15 (40.54%) Data Management
8 15 (40.54%) Project Management
9 13 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (32.43%) ITSM
10 12 (32.43%) Linux
10 12 (32.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (29.73%) Oracle
12 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (27.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
13 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (24.32%) Windows
13 9 (24.32%) AIX
13 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000
13 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
13 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
14 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
14 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) SaaS
2 17 (45.95%) IaaS
3 16 (43.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
3 6 (16.22%) Operational Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Operations Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Tandem
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) AIX
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000
2 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) ITIL
3 21 (56.76%) Change Management
4 19 (51.35%) DevOps
4 19 (51.35%) Problem Management
5 17 (45.95%) Service Management
6 16 (43.24%) Open Source
7 15 (40.54%) Data Management
7 15 (40.54%) Project Management
8 13 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (32.43%) ITSM
10 10 (27.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) High Availability
12 6 (16.22%) Release Management
13 4 (10.81%) CRM
13 4 (10.81%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) APMP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) CLAS
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) CA
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow