The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 37 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 11 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.68% 2.36% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 4.38% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
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£345 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £255 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £394 £463
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 £25.75 £26.58 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -6.75%
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
284 160 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.10% 54.05% 62.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 73 149
Average daily rate £378 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £75.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 22 August 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 -3 5 - - 1
Blackburn - 1 £268 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £345 -
Accrington - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (60.66%) Project Management
2 35 (57.38%) Finance
3 26 (42.62%) ISEB
3 26 (42.62%) Supplier Management
4 24 (39.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 24 (39.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (37.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 20 (32.79%) APMP
7 17 (27.87%) Internet
8 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
9 11 (18.03%) Service Management
9 11 (18.03%) ITIL
10 10 (16.39%) PMI Certification
10 10 (16.39%) PRINCE
10 10 (16.39%) Degree
11 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.11%) PMP
11 8 (13.11%) MS Project
12 7 (11.48%) Local Government
13 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
13 6 (9.84%) Scrum
13 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.84%) ITSM
13 6 (9.84%) .NET
14 5 (8.20%) SAN
14 5 (8.20%) PMI
14 5 (8.20%) Test Management
14 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
14 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
14 5 (8.20%) Programme Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (13.11%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) 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%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) WLAN
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
4 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.64%) FWSM
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (57.38%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Local Government
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
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 3 (4.92%) Agile Coach
5 3 (4.92%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Project Leader
7 1 (1.64%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Digital Project 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
5 1 (1.64%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Project Management
2 26 (42.62%) Supplier Management
3 24 (39.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.03%) Service Management
4 11 (18.03%) ITIL
5 10 (16.39%) PRINCE
6 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
6 6 (9.84%) Scrum
6 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.84%) ITSM
7 5 (8.20%) Test Management
7 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.92%) Migration
9 3 (4.92%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.92%) User Stories
9 3 (4.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
1 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) ISEB
2 24 (39.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 23 (37.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 20 (32.79%) APMP
5 10 (16.39%) PMI Certification
5 10 (16.39%) Degree
6 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (13.11%) PMP
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.92%) CCNA
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.92%) MCSE
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCNP
9 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) HP
1 4 (6.56%) VMware
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
2 3 (4.92%) Planview
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) Primavera
3 1 (1.64%) Meru Networks
3 1 (1.64%) Infor
3 1 (1.64%) Kronos
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