The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 37 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 34 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.34% 5.85% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 7.97% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £323 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £461 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.23%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 276 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.56% 73.40% 62.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 128 114
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Tyne and Wear -16 16 £439 -2.50% 1
Durham -11 10 £450 +24.13% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 36 (54.55%) Project Management
2 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.30%) Finance
4 18 (27.27%) Change Management
5 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.70%) MS Office
7 12 (18.18%) ITIL
7 12 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 11 (16.67%) Economics
9 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
9 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.64%) Information Security
10 9 (13.64%) Service Management
11 8 (12.12%) MS Project
12 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.61%) Matrix Management
13 6 (9.09%) Line Management
13 6 (9.09%) Data Security
14 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
14 5 (7.58%) Change Control
14 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
14 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
15 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
15 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
15 4 (6.06%) Windows
16 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
16 3 (4.55%) Management Information System

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Office
2 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (12.12%) MS Project
4 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Wireless
1 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.61%) Senior Manager
3 6 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Security Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Information Security Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Information Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Economics
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Project Management
2 18 (27.27%) Change Management
3 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (18.18%) ITIL
4 12 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 9 (13.64%) Service Management
6 9 (13.64%) Information Security
7 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.61%) Matrix Management
8 6 (9.09%) Data Security
8 6 (9.09%) Line Management
9 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.58%) Change Control
10 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.55%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.55%) PRINCE
11 3 (4.55%) Coaching
12 2 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) PMP
3 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.55%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) BS7799
2 2 (3.03%) BS15000
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.52%) WMI
2 1 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Apple
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (1.52%) VMware
3 1 (1.52%) Serena
3 1 (1.52%) Borland