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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 29 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 19 51 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.46% 9.73% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 12.47% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 3
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£350 £535 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% +137.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £745 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.12 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -27.63%
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
355 409 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.33% 78.05% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 258 69
Average daily rate £375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £19.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £48.65 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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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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
Blackpool -9 11 £330 -40.00%
Preston +8 4 £350 -
Burnley +6 1 £425 -
Chorley - 1 £350 - 1
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 5 (16.67%) APMP
7 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 3 (10.00%) Curam
8 3 (10.00%) Retail
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Change Control
9 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.67%) QA
9 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.67%) ERP
9 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
10 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
10 1 (3.33%) Intranet

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Office Support
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Change Control
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (16.67%) APMP
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Curam
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle