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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 48 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 29 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.15% 4.98% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 7.16% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 8
Average daily rate £375 £400 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
780 433 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.60% 69.61% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 263 193
Average daily rate £410 £399 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 17 £318 -25.51% 2
Northumberland - 4 £375 -
Durham -1 3 £475 +35.71% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 43 (59.72%) Project Management
2 26 (36.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.22%) Finance
4 16 (22.22%) ITIL
5 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
7 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
7 13 (18.06%) Change Management
7 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (16.67%) Change Control
9 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.50%) QA
11 8 (11.11%) MS Project
12 7 (9.72%) Oracle
12 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
12 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
13 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
13 6 (8.33%) MS Office
13 6 (8.33%) Java
13 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
13 6 (8.33%) PMP
13 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
14 5 (6.94%) Information Security
14 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
14 5 (6.94%) CMS

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) CMS
2 5 (6.94%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Project
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) ISDN
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) OpenScape
3 1 (1.39%) PSTN
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) StarTeam
2 4 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.72%) Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Senior Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Configuration Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Information Security Project Manager
6 3 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Programme Office Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) J2EE
1 5 (6.94%) Spring
1 5 (6.94%) Struts
2 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.94%) Economics
5 4 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.39%) IVR
7 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (59.72%) Project Management
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 16 (22.22%) ITIL
4 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
5 13 (18.06%) Change Management
5 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.67%) Change Control
7 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
9 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.94%) Coaching
9 5 (6.94%) Data Engineering
9 5 (6.94%) Information Security
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL V2
9 5 (6.94%) MVC
9 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) Java
2 5 (6.94%) C
3 1 (1.39%) C++
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 6 (8.33%) PMP
5 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 2 (2.78%) ISEB
7 1 (1.39%) APMP
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) WMI
2 1 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) Borland
3 5 (6.94%) Serena
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) Avaya
5 1 (1.39%) BT
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) NICE Systems
5 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow