The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 311 257 261
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 91 172 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.71% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.91% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 116 70
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £600 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.20 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -51.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-83.71% +514.03%
PRINCE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17971 18893 16342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.63% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13209 13159 11230
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.57 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in London

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE across the London region.

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in London

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in London

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the London region.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in London

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
City of London -17 28 £450 -8.86% 10
Romford - 2 £650 -
Canary Wharf +7 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 115 (57.50%) PRINCE2
2 98 (49.00%) Project Management
3 88 (44.00%) Finance
4 56 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (25.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (24.50%) ITIL
7 42 (21.00%) PMI Certification
8 40 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 33 (16.50%) Banking
10 28 (14.00%) PMP
11 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 24 (12.00%) Degree
13 21 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (9.50%) MS Excel
14 19 (9.50%) Project Planning
15 18 (9.00%) Migration
15 18 (9.00%) Retail
16 17 (8.50%) Scrum
16 17 (8.50%) Service Management
17 16 (8.00%) PMI
17 16 (8.00%) MS Project
18 15 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 14 (7.00%) SAP
19 14 (7.00%) Change Management
19 14 (7.00%) Programme Management
20 12 (6.00%) Investment Banking
20 12 (6.00%) Microsoft
20 12 (6.00%) ISEB
20 12 (6.00%) QA
21 11 (5.50%) Analytics

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Drupal
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.00%) MS Project
3 10 (5.00%) MS Office
4 7 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.50%) Academy Housing
2 3 (1.50%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 2 (1.00%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.00%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.00%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Office 365
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) Firewall
2 5 (2.50%) WAN
2 5 (2.50%) Internet
3 4 (2.00%) OSPF
3 4 (2.00%) BGP
4 3 (1.50%) DNS
5 2 (1.00%) DMZ
5 2 (1.00%) MPLS
5 2 (1.00%) LAN
5 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.00%) NAS
5 2 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.00%) Multicast
6 1 (0.50%) FCoE
6 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.50%) 4G
6 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.50%) Big Data
3 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) QlikView
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) OLAP
5 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) JIRA
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.50%) RequisitePro
General
1 88 (44.00%) Finance
2 33 (16.50%) Banking
3 18 (9.00%) Retail
4 12 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.50%) Marketing
6 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.50%) Publishing
8 6 (3.00%) Legal
9 4 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.00%) Back Office
10 3 (1.50%) Local Government
10 3 (1.50%) Front Office
10 3 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.00%) Games
12 1 (0.50%) Advertising
12 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.50%) Automotive
12 1 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (53.00%) Project Manager
2 24 (12.00%) Analyst
3 14 (7.00%) Senior Manager
3 14 (7.00%) Programme Manager
4 11 (5.50%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (4.50%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 8 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (3.50%) Business Manager
7 7 (3.50%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (3.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.00%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.00%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (2.50%) NHS Project Manager
9 5 (2.50%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (2.50%) Consultant
10 4 (2.00%) Developer
10 4 (2.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.00%) Web Services
2 4 (2.00%) XML
3 3 (1.50%) SAP PI
3 3 (1.50%) CSS
3 3 (1.50%) HTML
3 3 (1.50%) .NET
4 2 (1.00%) Middleware
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) Symfony
5 1 (0.50%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.50%) MDX
5 1 (0.50%) JSON
5 1 (0.50%) EDI
5 1 (0.50%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.00%) PMI
3 6 (3.00%) NHS
3 6 (3.00%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.00%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.00%) Derivative
7 2 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.00%) Social Media
7 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.50%) Windows
2 7 (3.50%) Linux
3 5 (2.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.00%) Solaris
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (57.50%) PRINCE2
2 98 (49.00%) Project Management
3 56 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (25.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (24.50%) ITIL
6 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 19 (9.50%) Project Planning
8 18 (9.00%) Migration
9 17 (8.50%) Scrum
9 17 (8.50%) Service Management
10 15 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (7.00%) Change Management
11 14 (7.00%) Programme Management
12 11 (5.50%) Analytics
13 10 (5.00%) CRM
14 9 (4.50%) Service Delivery
15 8 (4.00%) Six Sigma
15 8 (4.00%) Change Control
16 7 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (3.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.50%) ABAP
1 5 (2.50%) Java
2 4 (2.00%) PHP
3 2 (1.00%) SQL
4 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.50%) VBScript
4 1 (0.50%) C
4 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (21.00%) PMI Certification
2 40 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 28 (14.00%) PMP
4 24 (12.00%) Degree
5 12 (6.00%) ISEB
6 10 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.50%) MAPM
9 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.00%) CCNA
10 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.00%) APMP
11 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CCDE
11 1 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) QA
2 5 (2.50%) Solvency II
3 4 (2.00%) P3O
4 3 (1.50%) COBIT
5 2 (1.00%) SLA
6 1 (0.50%) EMIR
6 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.00%) vSphere
2 1 (0.50%) XenApp
2 1 (0.50%) XenServer
2 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
1 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (7.00%) SAP
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.00%) Oracle
4 5 (2.50%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.50%) Cisco
5 4 (2.00%) IBM
5 4 (2.00%) Citrix
6 3 (1.50%) Civica
6 3 (1.50%) Capita
6 3 (1.50%) Orchard
7 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.00%) Intel
7 2 (1.00%) HP
7 2 (1.00%) Omniture
7 2 (1.00%) Google
7 2 (1.00%) VMware
7 2 (1.00%) Avaloq
7 2 (1.00%) F5
8 1 (0.50%) Tableau
8 1 (0.50%) Comverse
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