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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 11 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 34 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.63% 3.78% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.11% 6.19% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 8
Average daily rate
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£493 £250 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.00% -29.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £158 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £306 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £36.36
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -24.36%
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
241 113 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 68.27% 61.08% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 58 89
Average daily rate £450 £381 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +7.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +8 27 £496 +118.13% 2
Southport - 2 £375 - 2
Wirral - 1 - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 21 (32.81%) Project Management
2 19 (29.69%) ITIL
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (21.88%) ISEB
4 14 (21.88%) Supplier Management
4 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (17.19%) Test Strategy
6 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
6 11 (17.19%) QA
7 10 (15.63%) Migration
7 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.06%) Finance
9 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
10 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.38%) Change Management
11 6 (9.38%) Degree
12 5 (7.81%) CITP
12 5 (7.81%) Change Control
12 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.81%) HNC
12 5 (7.81%) HND
12 5 (7.81%) MS Office

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) WAN
1 1 (1.56%) DHCP
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
1 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) DB2
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Risk Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) DBA
7 1 (1.56%) Consultant
7 1 (1.56%) Programme Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.56%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (1.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Project Management
2 19 (29.69%) ITIL
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (21.88%) Supplier Management
5 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
6 11 (17.19%) Test Strategy
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 10 (15.63%) Migration
8 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.38%) Change Management
11 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.81%) Change Control
12 4 (6.25%) PRINCE
12 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) ISEB
1 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) Degree
6 5 (7.81%) CITP
6 5 (7.81%) HNC
6 5 (7.81%) HND
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.69%) PMP
7 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Apple
3 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
Liverpool
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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