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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
North West / Lancashire
Rank 33 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% 1.78% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.33% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Median daily rate £250 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +15.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -2.65%

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
220 343 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.60% 76.22% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 225 208
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
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 26 February 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 +21 5 £250 -20.00%
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) ITIL
3 22 (59.46%) 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%) Project Management
7 16 (43.24%) PaaS
7 16 (43.24%) Open Source
8 15 (40.54%) Data Management
9 14 (37.84%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (32.43%) ITSM
11 12 (32.43%) Linux
12 11 (29.73%) Oracle
13 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
13 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
13 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (27.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
14 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
14 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000
14 9 (24.32%) Windows
14 9 (24.32%) AIX
14 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
15 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
15 8 (21.62%) Unix

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 14 (37.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
3 6 (16.22%) 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
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
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) 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 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) CRM Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Operations Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Digital Architect
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%) NHS
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%) Smart Meter
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 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) ITIL
3 22 (59.46%) 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
6 16 (43.24%) Project Management
7 15 (40.54%) Data 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 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (16.22%) CRM
12 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) High Availability
12 6 (16.22%) Release Management
13 5 (13.51%) Single Customer View
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 6 (16.22%) ISEB
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
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 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PMO
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 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 10 (27.03%) 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%) ServiceNow