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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 112 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 39 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.80% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.11% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 19
Average daily rate
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£419 £493 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.97% +31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £245 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £12.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -64.44%
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
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Cheshire +2 15 £450 +20.80% 1
Manchester +1 15 £450 +5.88% 1
Merseyside - 3 £413 - 1
Cumbria - 2 - -
Lancashire +3 1 £360 -37.39%
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (54.29%) PRINCE2
2 32 (45.71%) Project Management
3 28 (40.00%) Finance
4 22 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (22.86%) PMI Certification
6 14 (20.00%) ITIL
6 14 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 13 (18.57%) Oracle
8 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
9 11 (15.71%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (15.71%) Banking
9 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.71%) Reference Data
9 11 (15.71%) Data Architecture
10 10 (14.29%) Migration
10 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.29%) PMI
11 9 (12.86%) Windows
11 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
13 7 (10.00%) Degree
13 7 (10.00%) Scrum
13 7 (10.00%) Information Security
13 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (8.57%) Kanban
14 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
14 6 (8.57%) PMP

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) DB2
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.29%) Local Government
5 3 (4.29%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Change Project Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Change Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Programme Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Business Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Business Change Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Business Change Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Head of Infrastructure
10 2 (2.86%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.71%) Reference Data
3 10 (14.29%) PMI
4 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
6 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.43%) NHS
9 1 (1.43%) AS400
9 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) PRINCE2
2 32 (45.71%) Project Management
3 22 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.00%) ITIL
5 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
6 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.71%) Data Architecture
7 10 (14.29%) Migration
8 7 (10.00%) Scrum
8 7 (10.00%) Information Security
9 6 (8.57%) Kanban
9 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.14%) Service Management
10 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.14%) Coaching
10 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (7.14%) Change Control
11 4 (5.71%) BDD
11 4 (5.71%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) PMI Certification
2 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) Degree
3 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (8.57%) PMP
5 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) CISM
6 2 (2.86%) CISSP
6 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.43%) HNC
7 1 (1.43%) HND
7 1 (1.43%) MBA
7 1 (1.43%) CITP
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) COBIT
2 1 (1.43%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.86%) HP
4 2 (2.86%) Lotus
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
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