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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 36 34 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 56 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.14% 4.52% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 5.90% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £339 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £526 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £115.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +329.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -2.46%
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
894 458 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 82.02% 76.59% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 287 135
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -11 32 £388 -4.32% 5
Durham +4 14 £425 +6.25% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 38 (43.68%) Project Management
2 21 (24.14%) Finance
3 20 (22.99%) ITIL
3 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (19.54%) Migration
6 16 (18.39%) Risk Management
6 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (16.09%) Oracle
8 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
8 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
9 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (14.94%) Validation
10 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 12 (13.79%) Windows
10 12 (13.79%) ISEB
11 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
11 11 (12.64%) Data Migration
11 11 (12.64%) APMP
12 10 (11.49%) Change Management
13 9 (10.34%) Integration Testing
14 8 (9.20%) Supplier Management
14 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
14 8 (9.20%) QA
14 8 (9.20%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
14 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
14 8 (9.20%) Change Control
15 7 (8.05%) Rational DOORS

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Network Security
1 5 (5.75%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.60%) LDAP
3 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Project Manager
2 10 (11.49%) Integration Manager
3 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Architect
5 6 (6.90%) Programme Office Support
6 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.60%) Junior
7 4 (4.60%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Data Centre Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) SOAP
1 4 (4.60%) XML
1 4 (4.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.30%) Economics
3 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Project Management
2 20 (22.99%) ITIL
3 17 (19.54%) Migration
4 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) Risk Management
5 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.94%) Validation
7 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
7 11 (12.64%) Data Migration
8 10 (11.49%) Change Management
9 9 (10.34%) Integration Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.20%) Supplier Management
10 8 (9.20%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.20%) Change Control
11 7 (8.05%) Coaching
11 7 (8.05%) OO
12 6 (6.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
3 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (13.79%) ISEB
5 11 (12.64%) APMP
6 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.90%) PMI Certification
7 5 (5.75%) PMP
8 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Remedy
4 1 (1.15%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.15%) HP