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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 20 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 32 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.70% 4.02% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.85% 5.30% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 8
Median daily rate £406 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.02% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £656 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £26.75 £21.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
PRINCE2
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
249 302 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.28% 75.88% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 198 245
Median daily rate £410 £480 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £900 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £25.76 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 29 £388 -26.19%
Preston +1 2 £450 -5.26% 1
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) ITIL
3 21 (47.73%) Change Management
4 20 (45.45%) Project Management
5 19 (43.18%) Problem Management
5 19 (43.18%) DevOps
6 18 (40.91%) SaaS
6 18 (40.91%) Service Management
7 17 (38.64%) IaaS
8 16 (36.36%) Open Source
8 16 (36.36%) PaaS
9 15 (34.09%) Data Management
10 13 (29.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (27.27%) ITSM
11 12 (27.27%) Linux
12 11 (25.00%) Oracle
13 10 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (22.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
14 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
14 9 (20.45%) Windows 2000
14 9 (20.45%) Windows
14 9 (20.45%) AIX
14 9 (20.45%) Windows XP
14 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
15 8 (18.18%) Unix
15 8 (18.18%) Oracle Reports

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 (20.45%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Business One
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) SaaS
2 17 (38.64%) IaaS
3 16 (36.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (6.82%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Project Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Operational Support Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Operations Support Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Business Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Business One Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Tandem
3 4 (9.09%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) RIA
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) AIX
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows 2000
2 9 (20.45%) Windows XP
3 8 (18.18%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) ITIL
3 21 (47.73%) Change Management
4 20 (45.45%) Project Management
5 19 (43.18%) DevOps
5 19 (43.18%) Problem Management
6 18 (40.91%) Service Management
7 16 (36.36%) Open Source
8 15 (34.09%) Data Management
9 13 (29.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (27.27%) ITSM
11 10 (22.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
13 6 (13.64%) High Availability
13 6 (13.64%) Release Management
14 5 (11.36%) ERP
15 4 (9.09%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) ISEB
5 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.27%) APMP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) CLAS
6 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) CA
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow