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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 17 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 29 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.53% 4.40% 10.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 5.49% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 32
Median daily rate £450 £350 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £288 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £455 £748
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.12 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -1.69%
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
330 364 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 74.32% 80.00% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 225 207
Median daily rate £408 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +59.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £20.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.33 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 0 11 £658 +108.88%
Chorley -2 4 £363 +3.57% 2
Lytham St Annes - 4 £431 -
Preston +1 1 £445 +27.14% 2
Skelmersdale - 1 £400 -
Lancaster - 1 £550 -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (75.61%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (24.39%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) CISSP
4 9 (21.95%) CISMP
5 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
5 8 (19.51%) Supplier Management
5 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (19.51%) SABSA
6 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.07%) PKI
6 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.07%) Change Management
7 6 (14.63%) Information Security
7 6 (14.63%) Line Management
7 6 (14.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (14.63%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (14.63%) Change Control
8 5 (12.20%) APMP
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) MS Project
9 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.32%) CRM
10 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
10 3 (7.32%) Mainframe

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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (17.07%) IT Manager
2 7 (17.07%) IT Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Change Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Project Change Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) PKI
2 6 (14.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) PMI
4 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.51%) SABSA
3 8 (19.51%) Supplier Management
3 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
4 7 (17.07%) Change Management
4 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) Change Control
5 6 (14.63%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (14.63%) Information Security
5 6 (14.63%) Line Management
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Data Management
8 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (21.95%) CISMP
2 9 (21.95%) CISSP
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) APMP
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft