The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 23 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 6 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.14% 6.31% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 8.97% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 13
Average daily rate £285 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £295 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £487 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +29.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 145 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.07% 70.39% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 84 95
Average daily rate £400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £21.86
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 - £28.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PRINCE2
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 5 £320 -8.24% 5
St Helens - - - -
Wirral - - - - 1
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (30.77%) NHS
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) ECDL
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) VMware

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ECDL
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix