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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
England / North East
Rank 28 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 76 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.77% 3.91% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 4.75% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 23
Median daily rate £375 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £237 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £478 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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
842 737 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 86.09% 82.44% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 463 322
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £568 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +19 62 £375 +0.67%
Durham +9 9 £313 -34.21%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 109 (67.70%) ITIL
2 93 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (57.14%) Change Management
4 75 (46.58%) DevOps
5 74 (45.96%) Problem Management
6 73 (45.34%) Open Source
7 72 (44.72%) SaaS
8 70 (43.48%) PaaS
8 70 (43.48%) IaaS
9 62 (38.51%) Windows
10 61 (37.89%) Linux
11 57 (35.40%) Microsoft
12 55 (34.16%) Data Management
13 50 (31.06%) MS Excel
14 48 (29.81%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (29.19%) Project Management
16 44 (27.33%) MS PowerPoint
17 36 (22.36%) Unix
18 35 (21.74%) Finance
19 32 (19.88%) AIX
20 27 (16.77%) Management Information System
20 27 (16.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
21 25 (15.53%) Service Management
22 23 (14.29%) TOGAF
22 23 (14.29%) ITSM
22 23 (14.29%) Java
23 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
23 22 (13.66%) Configuration Management
24 21 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
24 21 (13.04%) SLA

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.42%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.07%) IIS
4 8 (4.97%) SAS
5 7 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (3.73%) Tuxedo
6 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.11%) JBoss
7 5 (3.11%) PowerExchange
7 5 (3.11%) WildFly
8 2 (1.24%) Apache
8 2 (1.24%) CMS
8 2 (1.24%) Jetty
8 2 (1.24%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.24%) nginx
8 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (31.06%) MS Excel
2 44 (27.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.83%) MS Project
4 8 (4.97%) MS Office
5 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.11%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 72 (44.72%) SaaS
2 70 (43.48%) IaaS
2 70 (43.48%) PaaS
3 13 (8.07%) HP Helion
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.24%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) DHCP
1 13 (8.07%) DNS
2 12 (7.45%) LDAP
3 3 (1.86%) LAN
4 2 (1.24%) FTP
4 2 (1.24%) HTTP
4 2 (1.24%) IPsec
4 2 (1.24%) SSL
4 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.56%) DB2
3 16 (9.94%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (8.07%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 5 (3.11%) Ingres
8 5 (3.11%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.24%) Big Data
9 2 (1.24%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (1.24%) OLAP
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.62%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) CA Gen
1 5 (3.11%) JIRA
2 3 (1.86%) Log4j
3 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.24%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.24%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (2.48%) Banking
2 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.62%) Advertising
3 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (29.19%) Project Manager
2 24 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (12.42%) Operations Engineer
4 18 (11.18%) DBA
5 14 (8.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) IT Manager
7 12 (7.45%) IT Project Manager
7 12 (7.45%) Oracle DBA
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Analyst
9 10 (6.21%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.59%) Administrator
10 9 (5.59%) Architect
10 9 (5.59%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (5.59%) Senior Manager
10 9 (5.59%) Senior Project Manager
11 8 (4.97%) CRM Manager
11 8 (4.97%) CRM Project Manager
11 8 (4.97%) Operational Support Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.59%) .NET
2 6 (3.73%) Middleware
3 3 (1.86%) JAX-RPC
3 3 (1.86%) REST
3 3 (1.86%) SOAP
3 3 (1.86%) Web Services
3 3 (1.86%) WSDL
3 3 (1.86%) XML
3 3 (1.86%) XSL
3 3 (1.86%) XSLT
4 2 (1.24%) J2EE
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.24%) Servlets
5 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.81%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (16.77%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.70%) Clustering
4 13 (8.07%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.35%) PMI
5 7 (4.35%) Tandem
6 5 (3.11%) CMDB
7 4 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.24%) CESG
9 2 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.62%) CCTV
10 1 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.62%) EFT
10 1 (0.62%) NHS
10 1 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.51%) Windows
2 61 (37.89%) Linux
3 36 (22.36%) Unix
4 32 (19.88%) AIX
5 18 (11.18%) Windows 2000
5 18 (11.18%) Windows XP
6 16 (9.94%) Windows Server
7 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.83%) MVS
9 7 (4.35%) HPUX
9 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.35%) zOS
10 6 (3.73%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.86%) VME
12 2 (1.24%) VMS
13 1 (0.62%) Solaris
13 1 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (67.70%) ITIL
2 93 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (57.14%) Change Management
4 75 (46.58%) DevOps
5 74 (45.96%) Problem Management
6 73 (45.34%) Open Source
7 55 (34.16%) Data Management
8 47 (29.19%) Project Management
9 27 (16.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 25 (15.53%) Service Management
11 23 (14.29%) ITSM
11 23 (14.29%) TOGAF
12 22 (13.66%) Configuration Management
13 19 (11.80%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (11.18%) High Availability
15 16 (9.94%) CRM
16 15 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (8.07%) Resource Management
18 11 (6.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.29%) Java
2 18 (11.18%) SQL
3 10 (6.21%) C
4 7 (4.35%) C#
5 6 (3.73%) Perl
5 6 (3.73%) Python
5 6 (3.73%) Ruby
6 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.62%) COBOL
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (12.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
4 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (8.70%) Degree
5 14 (8.70%) MCSA
5 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (7.45%) MCSE
7 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.97%) APMP
8 8 (4.97%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.73%) MAPM
10 3 (1.86%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (1.86%) BICSI RCDD
10 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.86%) ISEB
11 2 (1.24%) CISSP
11 2 (1.24%) CLAS
11 2 (1.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.04%) SLA
2 15 (9.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.11%) QA
4 3 (1.86%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (8.70%) vSphere
4 5 (3.11%) KVM
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (1.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.48%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.24%) WMI
4 1 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 57 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.80%) Oracle
3 18 (11.18%) VMware
4 9 (5.59%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.97%) CA
6 6 (3.73%) Informatica
6 6 (3.73%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.73%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.11%) Remedy
8 2 (1.24%) Borland
8 2 (1.24%) Cisco
8 2 (1.24%) Google
8 2 (1.24%) HP
8 2 (1.24%) IBM
8 2 (1.24%) Serena
9 1 (0.62%) BT
9 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards