The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 48 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 939 1035 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.93% 4.14% 4.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 5.34% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 722 582
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -49.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £20.65 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £37.80 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.90
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +37.79%
PRINCE2
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
18509 19400 16996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13588 13586 11659
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 241 292
Average hourly rate £21.78 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.85 £57.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the London region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in London

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in London

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the London region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in London

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

PRINCE2
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 PRINCE2 within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
City of London -6 223 £436 -7.67% 72
Croydon +13 64 £460 +26.02% 2
Uxbridge -6 8 £375 +17.18%
Canary Wharf +4 4 £375 -33.33%
Hounslow +4 2 £388 -13.88%
Bromley +1 1 - -
Romford -1 1 £625 +8.69%
Docklands, London -5 1 £400 -27.36%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 - 2
Brentford - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 958 (50.58%) Project Management
2 626 (33.05%) Finance
3 509 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
4 389 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 334 (17.63%) ITIL
6 330 (17.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 293 (15.47%) MS Project
8 269 (14.20%) Microsoft
9 261 (13.78%) PMI Certification
10 258 (13.62%) MS Excel
11 215 (11.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 213 (11.25%) Banking
13 207 (10.93%) Change Management
14 198 (10.45%) Degree
15 192 (10.14%) MS Office
16 183 (9.66%) PMP
17 178 (9.40%) Security Cleared
18 169 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
19 165 (8.71%) Programme Management
20 157 (8.29%) Migration
21 140 (7.39%) Project Planning
22 138 (7.29%) Scrum
23 132 (6.97%) PMI
24 130 (6.86%) SharePoint
24 130 (6.86%) Risk Management
25 127 (6.71%) MS PowerPoint
26 126 (6.65%) PRINCE
27 115 (6.07%) Retail
28 112 (5.91%) MS Visio
29 110 (5.81%) Business Analysis

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 130 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.58%) CMS
3 23 (1.21%) MS Project Server
4 19 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.58%) Lync
7 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.32%) IIS
10 4 (0.21%) Documentum
10 4 (0.21%) Drupal
10 4 (0.21%) Confluence
11 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.11%) Apache
12 2 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 293 (15.47%) MS Project
2 258 (13.62%) MS Excel
3 192 (10.14%) MS Office
4 127 (6.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 112 (5.91%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.53%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.053%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.48%) CA Clarity
3 9 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.37%) Agresso
4 7 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.16%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.79%) SaaS
2 14 (0.74%) Office 365
3 6 (0.32%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.11%) IaaS
5 2 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.053%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.43%) WAN
2 37 (1.95%) LAN
3 30 (1.58%) Firewall
4 23 (1.21%) Intranet
5 20 (1.06%) VoIP
6 19 (1.00%) SAN
7 18 (0.95%) Internet
8 17 (0.90%) Unified Communications
9 12 (0.63%) Network Security
9 12 (0.63%) MPLS
10 11 (0.58%) VPN
11 10 (0.53%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.53%) 3G
11 10 (0.53%) IP Telephony
12 9 (0.48%) BGP
13 8 (0.42%) Extranet
14 7 (0.37%) OSPF
14 7 (0.37%) DNS
14 7 (0.37%) Wireless
14 7 (0.37%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (2.11%) SQL Server
1 40 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (0.74%) SAP BW
3 13 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (0.63%) Big Data
5 11 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (0.48%) EDRMS
7 8 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.37%) QlikView
8 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.26%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.26%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.21%) DataStage
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 28 (1.48%) JIRA
2 8 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.21%) Toad
3 4 (0.21%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.11%) Subversion
4 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.053%) TestLink
5 1 (0.053%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.053%) Sahi
5 1 (0.053%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.053%) Hudson
5 1 (0.053%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.053%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.053%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.053%) XDE
General
1 626 (33.05%) Finance
2 213 (11.25%) Banking
3 115 (6.07%) Retail
4 77 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 71 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 63 (3.33%) Legal
7 56 (2.96%) Marketing
8 46 (2.43%) Law
9 41 (2.16%) Back Office
10 36 (1.90%) Publishing
11 32 (1.69%) Local Government
12 28 (1.48%) Front Office
13 27 (1.43%) Advertising
14 22 (1.16%) Games
15 19 (1.00%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.74%) Manufacturing
17 13 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.53%) Billing
19 9 (0.48%) General Ledger
19 9 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1023 (54.01%) Project Manager
2 254 (13.41%) Analyst
3 141 (7.44%) Business Analyst
4 133 (7.02%) Senior Manager
5 121 (6.39%) Senior Project Manager
6 107 (5.65%) Programme Manager
7 82 (4.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 77 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 76 (4.01%) IT Project Manager
10 65 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 55 (2.90%) Technical Manager
12 47 (2.48%) PMO Analyst
13 43 (2.27%) Business Manager
14 38 (2.01%) Technical Project Manager
15 37 (1.95%) Change Manager
16 36 (1.90%) Consultant
17 35 (1.85%) Delivery Manager
18 32 (1.69%) Service Manager
18 32 (1.69%) Coordinator
19 31 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.95%) .NET
2 11 (0.58%) HTML
2 11 (0.58%) XML
3 9 (0.48%) Middleware
4 8 (0.42%) Web Services
4 8 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.37%) J2EE
5 7 (0.37%) JRules
6 6 (0.32%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.26%) WPF
7 5 (0.26%) CSS
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (0.16%) WCF
9 3 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.16%) SOAP
9 3 (0.16%) COM
10 2 (0.11%) JSP
10 2 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (6.97%) PMI
3 100 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 58 (3.06%) NHS
5 45 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 22 (1.16%) User Experience
7 17 (0.90%) Derivative
8 15 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 14 (0.74%) Statistics
9 14 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 13 (0.69%) Online Games
11 10 (0.53%) Social Media
12 9 (0.48%) Replication
13 8 (0.42%) Clustering
13 8 (0.42%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.42%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.37%) FMCG
14 7 (0.37%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 101 (5.33%) Windows
2 31 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 27 (1.43%) UNIX
4 22 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (1.06%) Linux
6 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.53%) Solaris
7 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.21%) Android
9 4 (0.21%) AIX
10 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.053%) pSOS
12 1 (0.053%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.053%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.053%) VMS
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 958 (50.58%) Project Management
2 509 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 334 (17.63%) ITIL
5 207 (10.93%) Change Management
6 165 (8.71%) Programme Management
7 157 (8.29%) Migration
8 140 (7.39%) Project Planning
9 138 (7.29%) Scrum
10 130 (6.86%) Risk Management
11 126 (6.65%) PRINCE
12 110 (5.81%) Business Analysis
13 103 (5.44%) Service Management
14 99 (5.23%) Change Control
15 96 (5.07%) Waterfall
16 82 (4.33%) CRM
17 79 (4.17%) Service Delivery
18 60 (3.17%) Data Protection
19 59 (3.12%) Business Intelligence
20 58 (3.06%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (3.85%) SQL
2 38 (2.01%) Java
3 20 (1.06%) C
4 13 (0.69%) C#
5 12 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 11 (0.58%) VBA
7 7 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.26%) PHP
9 3 (0.16%) Ruby
9 3 (0.16%) Perl
10 2 (0.11%) VB
10 2 (0.11%) ABAP
10 2 (0.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.11%) Python
11 1 (0.053%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.053%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.053%) C++
Qualifications
1 330 (17.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 261 (13.78%) PMI Certification
3 215 (11.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 198 (10.45%) Degree
5 183 (9.66%) PMP
6 178 (9.40%) Security Cleared
7 101 (5.33%) SC Cleared
8 71 (3.75%) ISEB
9 52 (2.75%) APMP
10 41 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (1.48%) CISSP
12 17 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (0.74%) CISA
15 13 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
16 12 (0.63%) CISM
17 11 (0.58%) CCNA
17 11 (0.58%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.28%) QA
2 41 (2.16%) P3O
3 22 (1.16%) COBIT
4 18 (0.95%) SLA
5 14 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.26%) EMIR
8 5 (0.26%) FINREP
9 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) Basel II
10 3 (0.16%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.053%) COREP
12 1 (0.053%) FATCA
12 1 (0.053%) Basel III
12 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (0.21%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) XenApp
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.053%) Squid
7 1 (0.053%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.053%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.42%) SCCM
3 5 (0.26%) SCOM
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.11%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.053%) Control-M
5 1 (0.053%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.053%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.053%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.053%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.053%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.053%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 269 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.28%) Oracle
3 85 (4.49%) SAP
4 55 (2.90%) Cisco
5 39 (2.06%) VMware
6 38 (2.01%) HP
7 27 (1.43%) IBM
8 23 (1.21%) Citrix
9 15 (0.79%) Cognos
9 15 (0.79%) Business Objects
9 15 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.69%) TOWER Software
11 10 (0.53%) CheckPoint
11 10 (0.53%) Google
12 9 (0.48%) Remedy
12 9 (0.48%) Siebel
12 9 (0.48%) Progress
12 9 (0.48%) Adobe
12 9 (0.48%) BMC
13 8 (0.42%) Juniper
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £430 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £700 - 800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago