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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 34 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 14 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.48% 3.02% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 3.83% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Average daily rate £469 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £465 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.30 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
314 339 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 78.11% 78.84% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 231 90
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £47.40 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 5 £600 +54.83% 1
Preston - 5 £475 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 1 £413 -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) APMP
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (9.38%) Dependency Management
8 3 (9.38%) P3O
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
8 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
8 3 (9.38%) Windows
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (6.25%) Unix
9 2 (6.25%) ERP
9 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.25%) MS Project
9 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 2 (6.25%) MVS
9 2 (6.25%) Service Management
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) VMware
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) Change Control
9 2 (6.25%) Network Design

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Project Planner
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation Manager
5 1 (3.13%) ERP Support
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Project Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) MVS
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (21.88%) APMP
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) P3O
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) NetApp
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle