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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 119 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 22 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.67% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £463 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £418 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-83.71% +514.03%
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
2390 2077 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.63% 73.16% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1041 1032
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 112 100
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 -5 10 £350 +7.69% 2
Cheshire +6 8 £325 -23.52% 1
Merseyside -2 2 £300 -
Lancashire -22 1 £213 -24.10% 1
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 19 (40.43%) PRINCE2
3 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (25.53%) Oracle
5 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
8 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
8 9 (19.15%) ITIL
8 9 (19.15%) Windows
8 9 (19.15%) Data Architecture
9 8 (17.02%) Use Case
9 8 (17.02%) Reference Data
9 8 (17.02%) Requirements Management
9 8 (17.02%) User Stories
9 8 (17.02%) RUP
9 8 (17.02%) HTML
9 8 (17.02%) CSS
9 8 (17.02%) XML
10 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
11 6 (12.77%) Information Security
11 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
12 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.64%) Migration
12 5 (10.64%) Service Management
12 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (6.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.13%) DB2
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Project Manager
2 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.26%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Programme Planner
7 2 (4.26%) Planning Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Programme Planning Manager
8 1 (2.13%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) HTML
1 8 (17.02%) CSS
1 8 (17.02%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Reference Data
3 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.51%) PMI
6 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.13%) CMDB
7 1 (2.13%) AS400
7 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 19 (40.43%) PRINCE2
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
5 9 (19.15%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) Data Architecture
6 8 (17.02%) Use Case
6 8 (17.02%) Requirements Management
6 8 (17.02%) User Stories
6 8 (17.02%) RUP
7 6 (12.77%) Information Security
8 5 (10.64%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Service Management
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.38%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Lotus
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.13%) SAP