The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 22 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 62 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.54% 4.75% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.84% 6.46% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 23
Average daily rate
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£360 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -6.25%
PRINCE2
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 542 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.64% 73.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 254
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 84 (51.85%) Finance
2 72 (44.44%) Project Management
3 69 (42.59%) MS Project
4 62 (38.27%) Security Cleared
5 60 (37.04%) SC Cleared
6 48 (29.63%) MS Excel
7 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 39 (24.07%) Oracle
10 38 (23.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 33 (20.37%) Project Planning
12 29 (17.90%) ITIL
13 26 (16.05%) PMI Certification
13 26 (16.05%) DV Cleared
14 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
15 21 (12.96%) Scrum
16 20 (12.35%) Waterfall
17 19 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 18 (11.11%) OO
18 18 (11.11%) BDD
19 17 (10.49%) People Management
19 17 (10.49%) PMP
19 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
20 16 (9.88%) Web Development
21 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
22 13 (8.02%) Oracle Applications
22 13 (8.02%) Programme Management
22 13 (8.02%) .NET
23 12 (7.41%) C#
23 12 (7.41%) PL/SQL

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) Lync
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 69 (42.59%) MS Project
2 48 (29.63%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.41%) MS Office
4 10 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (4.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.62%) assyst
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.70%) LAN
3 3 (1.85%) VoIP
3 3 (1.85%) WAN
3 3 (1.85%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
5 1 (0.62%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 84 (51.85%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Automotive
2 10 (6.17%) Retail
3 9 (5.56%) Banking
4 8 (4.94%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.09%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.09%) Advertising
6 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (48.15%) Project Manager
2 16 (9.88%) Project Officer
3 15 (9.26%) Analyst
3 15 (9.26%) Project Support Officer
4 12 (7.41%) Development Manager
4 12 (7.41%) Web Manager
5 11 (6.79%) Programme Manager
5 11 (6.79%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.56%) Web Development Manager
6 9 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.32%) Programme Office Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
8 6 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 5 (3.09%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.09%) Consultant
9 5 (3.09%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.02%) .NET
2 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.23%) J2EE
3 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 2 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.79%) PMI
3 3 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) EPoS
4 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.62%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (44.44%) Project Management
2 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.37%) Project Planning
4 29 (17.90%) ITIL
5 21 (12.96%) Scrum
6 20 (12.35%) Waterfall
7 18 (11.11%) OO
7 18 (11.11%) BDD
8 17 (10.49%) People Management
8 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
9 16 (9.88%) Web Development
10 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (8.02%) Programme Management
12 12 (7.41%) SOA
12 12 (7.41%) TDD
12 12 (7.41%) MVC
12 12 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.41%) Coaching
13 11 (6.79%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.41%) C#
1 12 (7.41%) PL/SQL
1 12 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (38.27%) Security Cleared
2 60 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 38 (23.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 26 (16.05%) PMI Certification
4 26 (16.05%) DV Cleared
5 19 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (10.49%) PMP
7 10 (6.17%) HNC
7 10 (6.17%) HND
8 8 (4.94%) ISEB
8 8 (4.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.85%) APMP
11 2 (1.23%) Degree
12 1 (0.62%) CITP
12 1 (0.62%) CISSP
12 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) P3O
2 3 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) OVSD
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 39 (24.07%) Oracle
3 6 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.47%) HP
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
5 2 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) IronPort
6 1 (0.62%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.62%) Unisys
6 1 (0.62%) Websense
6 1 (0.62%) Cognos
6 1 (0.62%) VMware