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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 153 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 16 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.26% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 18
Average daily rate £391 £431 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.27% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £49.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
-19.19% +116.13%
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
3278 3105 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.09% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1716 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 146 134
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 1 May 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
Cheshire -10 9 £425 -8.10% 3
Manchester -12 6 £329 -26.94% 2
Lancashire +2 1 - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (70.59%) PRINCE2
1 24 (70.59%) Project Management
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 10 (29.41%) PMI
5 10 (29.41%) RUP
6 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (26.47%) XML
6 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (26.47%) SDLC
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) J2EE
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) DB2
7 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
7 8 (23.53%) COBOL
7 8 (23.53%) EJB
7 8 (23.53%) JSP
7 8 (23.53%) Servlets
7 8 (23.53%) Struts
7 8 (23.53%) Web Services
7 8 (23.53%) XSD
7 8 (23.53%) JBoss
7 8 (23.53%) ClearCase
7 8 (23.53%) JMS
7 8 (23.53%) Chordiant
7 8 (23.53%) CICS

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (23.53%) CICS
1 8 (23.53%) JBoss
1 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Skype
2 1 (2.94%) ADSL
2 1 (2.94%) Broadband
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) ISDN
2 1 (2.94%) LLU
2 1 (2.94%) MPLS
2 1 (2.94%) PSTN
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) ClearCase
1 8 (23.53%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planner
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Planner
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Business Change Support
7 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) XML
2 8 (23.53%) EJB
2 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 8 (23.53%) J2EE
2 8 (23.53%) JMS
2 8 (23.53%) JSP
2 8 (23.53%) Servlets
2 8 (23.53%) Struts
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) WSDL
2 8 (23.53%) XSD
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) PMI
2 8 (23.53%) Mainframe
3 7 (20.59%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) PRINCE2
1 24 (70.59%) Project Management
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) RUP
4 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 9 (26.47%) SDLC
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (23.53%) CMMI
6 8 (23.53%) Service Management
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
8 5 (14.71%) BDD
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.71%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
10 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) Assembly Language
2 8 (23.53%) COBOL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (20.59%) PMP
4 5 (14.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Chordiant
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) IBM
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Sun
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Niku
Chester, Cheshire
Bray leino
Rate: Competitive
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