The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 23 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 30 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.34% 0.79% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 1.38% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 13
Average daily rate
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£535 £344 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% -5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £339 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £349 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £33.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £37.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-28.06% +32.74%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
352 145 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 74.42% 57.54% 63.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 67 164
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 13
Average hourly rate £23.15 £37.50 £27.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +36.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.50 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £75.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Preston - 5 - - 2
Lytham St Annes - 1 - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
Accrington - - - -
Burnley - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (59.02%) Project Management
1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 28 (45.90%) Supplier Management
3 26 (42.62%) ISEB
4 25 (40.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (37.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 22 (36.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (32.79%) APMP
8 17 (27.87%) Internet
9 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.03%) PRINCE
10 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
10 11 (18.03%) ITIL
11 10 (16.39%) Degree
12 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) PMP
12 9 (14.75%) Service Management
13 7 (11.48%) Scrum
13 7 (11.48%) MS Project
13 7 (11.48%) Local Government
14 6 (9.84%) Test Management
14 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
14 6 (9.84%) .NET
14 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
14 6 (9.84%) ITSM
15 5 (8.20%) PMI
15 5 (8.20%) SAN
15 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
15 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
16 4 (6.56%) Software Testing

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Documentum
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Project
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Maximo
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Internet
2 5 (8.20%) SAN
3 4 (6.56%) Wireless
4 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) WLAN
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.64%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Local Government
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Project Manager
2 12 (19.67%) Environment Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Integration Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.28%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.64%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.64%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Transition Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Functional Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) PMI
3 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.28%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Project Management
2 28 (45.90%) Supplier Management
3 25 (40.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.03%) PRINCE
4 11 (18.03%) ITIL
5 9 (14.75%) Service Management
6 7 (11.48%) Scrum
7 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.84%) ITSM
7 6 (9.84%) Test Management
7 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
8 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.92%) Change Control
10 3 (4.92%) User Stories
10 3 (4.92%) Product Management
10 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
1 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) ISEB
2 23 (37.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 22 (36.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (32.79%) APMP
5 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
6 10 (16.39%) Degree
7 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (14.75%) PMP
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.92%) CCNA
9 3 (4.92%) MCSE
10 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.64%) CCNP
11 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco
1 4 (6.56%) VMware
2 3 (4.92%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Planview
4 1 (1.64%) Infor
4 1 (1.64%) Meru Networks
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Primavera
4 1 (1.64%) Kronos