The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 106 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 26 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.94% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.29% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £560 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +44.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £350 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £580 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £175.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-83.71% +446.87%
PRINCE
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Manchester +3 13 £331 -1.85% 11
Cheshire +7 9 £325 -42.47% 2
Lancashire -17 2 £213 -46.87% 1
Merseyside -9 1 - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 24 (48.00%) PRINCE2
2 23 (46.00%) Project Management
3 15 (30.00%) Finance
4 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (24.00%) ITIL
6 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.00%) Scrum
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) Oracle
9 8 (16.00%) Service Management
9 8 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.00%) Information Security
10 7 (14.00%) RUP
10 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
10 7 (14.00%) Data Architecture
11 6 (12.00%) User Stories
11 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (12.00%) Use Case
11 6 (12.00%) Reference Data
11 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) Requirements Management
11 6 (12.00%) HTML
11 6 (12.00%) CSS
11 6 (12.00%) XML
12 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
12 5 (10.00%) Migration
12 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) DB2
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.00%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Planner
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Planning Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Junior
8 1 (2.00%) Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) HTML
1 6 (12.00%) CSS
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.00%) Reference Data
4 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) AS400
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) PRINCE2
2 23 (46.00%) Project Management
3 12 (24.00%) ITIL
4 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (16.00%) Service Management
7 7 (14.00%) Information Security
7 7 (14.00%) RUP
7 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.00%) Data Architecture
8 6 (12.00%) User Stories
8 6 (12.00%) Use Case
8 6 (12.00%) Requirements Management
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
10 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.00%) Coaching
11 3 (6.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Lotus
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day depending on experienc
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago