The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North East 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 28 7 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 37 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.66% 12.21% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 17.37% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 5
Average daily rate £390 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +29.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 213 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.31% 70.30% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 81 141
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PRINCE2
England

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 18 April 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 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
Tyne and Wear -23 32 £390 -10.60% 4
Durham - 4 - - 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (83.67%) Project Management
2 18 (36.73%) Service Management
3 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 16 (32.65%) PMI Certification
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.61%) MS Office
5 11 (22.45%) ITIL
5 11 (22.45%) PMP
5 11 (22.45%) Programme Management
5 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) Change Management
9 7 (14.29%) Economics
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
10 6 (12.24%) PMI
10 6 (12.24%) ISEB
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle
11 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
11 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
11 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
12 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
12 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.16%) RDF
12 4 (8.16%) Windows
12 4 (8.16%) QA
12 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
13 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
13 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.04%) LiveLink
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.12%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) 4G
1 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
1 3 (6.12%) 3G
1 3 (6.12%) DSL
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Programme Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Analyst
4 2 (4.08%) Applications Manager
4 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Administrator
5 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.04%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.04%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Economics
2 6 (12.24%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Project Management
2 18 (36.73%) Service Management
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Programme Management
4 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
7 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.16%) RDF
8 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
9 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma
10 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
10 2 (4.08%) Data Security
10 2 (4.08%) ETL
10 2 (4.08%) Change Control
10 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) PMI Certification
2 11 (22.45%) PMP
2 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) ISEB
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) P3O
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) TSYS
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Open Text
4 1 (2.04%) VMware