The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 7 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.67% 5.70% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 8.02% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
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£306 £475 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.52% +32.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £600 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £383
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +21.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 162 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.61% 71.05% 63.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 92 61
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.44 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% +42.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.88 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Liverpool -11 5 £300 -36.84% 5
Southport - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (16.67%) NHS
4 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (16.67%) Siebel
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 3 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) PMP
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CosmoCom
5 2 (11.11%) CTI
5 2 (11.11%) Actuate
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) CTI
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Siebel Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Clinical Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Planning Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) VBScript
1 3 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Siebel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) CosmoCom
2 2 (11.11%) Actuate
3 1 (5.56%) VMware