The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 31 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 137 155 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.51% 5.81% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 8.18% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 94 74
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £44.90 £29.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +50.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.54 £19.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £58.50 £71.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2112 1894 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.59% 70.94% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2
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 PRINCE2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -15 60 £350 -6.97% 23
Cheshire 0 32 £460 +20.10% 7
Lancashire 0 17 £345 +0.36% 3
Merseyside +7 11 £338 -4.92% 2
Cumbria +1 2 £300 +5.26%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 151 (48.55%) Project Management
2 111 (35.69%) Finance
3 84 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (19.61%) MS Project
5 53 (17.04%) ITIL
5 53 (17.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 48 (15.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 45 (14.47%) MS Excel
8 40 (12.86%) Windows
8 40 (12.86%) Supplier Management
9 38 (12.22%) PMI Certification
10 37 (11.90%) ISEB
11 33 (10.61%) Migration
12 32 (10.29%) Microsoft
13 29 (9.32%) APMP
14 28 (9.00%) Banking
15 27 (8.68%) PMI
16 26 (8.36%) Change Management
16 26 (8.36%) PRINCE
17 25 (8.04%) PMP
17 25 (8.04%) ISEB Practitioner
18 23 (7.40%) Degree
18 23 (7.40%) Project Planning
18 23 (7.40%) Programme Management
19 22 (7.07%) MS Visio
19 22 (7.07%) SAP
20 20 (6.43%) Local Government
20 20 (6.43%) Internet
21 19 (6.11%) Service Management
21 19 (6.11%) MS Office

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.96%) Lync
3 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.32%) Documentum
5 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (19.61%) MS Project
2 45 (14.47%) MS Excel
3 22 (7.07%) MS Visio
4 19 (6.11%) MS Office
5 12 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.64%) Maximo
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.32%) Agresso
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.43%) Internet
2 12 (3.86%) SAN
2 12 (3.86%) LAN
3 8 (2.57%) Firewall
4 7 (2.25%) WAN
5 5 (1.61%) Wireless
6 4 (1.29%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.29%) WLAN
7 3 (0.96%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) ATM
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.32%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) MS Access
2 4 (1.29%) Ingres
3 3 (0.96%) DB2
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.32%) QlikView
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) MSI
General
1 111 (35.69%) Finance
2 28 (9.00%) Banking
3 20 (6.43%) Local Government
4 16 (5.14%) Retail
5 10 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.25%) Billing
7 6 (1.93%) Advertising
8 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) Marketing
9 2 (0.64%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (53.70%) Project Manager
2 27 (8.68%) Programme Manager
3 22 (7.07%) Analyst
4 21 (6.75%) Senior Manager
4 21 (6.75%) Senior Project Manager
5 16 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (4.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (4.18%) Environment Manager
8 12 (3.86%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.54%) Project Planner
10 10 (3.22%) IT Project Manager
11 9 (2.89%) Test Manager
12 8 (2.57%) Integration Manager
13 7 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 7 (2.25%) PMO Manager
14 6 (1.93%) Coordinator
15 5 (1.61%) Consultant
15 5 (1.61%) Network Manager
15 5 (1.61%) Technical Manager
15 5 (1.61%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.57%) .NET
2 4 (1.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.68%) PMI
2 17 (5.47%) NHS
3 14 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.18%) Mainframe
4 13 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.57%) Economics
6 4 (1.29%) CMDB
6 4 (1.29%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.29%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.29%) FMCG
7 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) EPoS
8 1 (0.32%) Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.32%) CESG
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.32%) PKI
8 1 (0.32%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.86%) Windows
2 15 (4.82%) UNIX
2 15 (4.82%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.96%) Linux
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (48.55%) Project Management
2 84 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (17.04%) ITIL
4 40 (12.86%) Supplier Management
5 33 (10.61%) Migration
6 26 (8.36%) PRINCE
6 26 (8.36%) Change Management
7 23 (7.40%) Programme Management
7 23 (7.40%) Project Planning
8 19 (6.11%) Scrum
8 19 (6.11%) Service Management
9 14 (4.50%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.18%) Business Analysis
11 12 (3.86%) Information Security
11 12 (3.86%) Six Sigma
11 12 (3.86%) Change Control
12 11 (3.54%) CRM
12 11 (3.54%) ERP
12 11 (3.54%) Resource Management
13 10 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.86%) SQL
2 4 (1.29%) Java
2 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.32%) C
3 1 (0.32%) VB
3 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (17.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 48 (15.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 38 (12.22%) PMI Certification
4 37 (11.90%) ISEB
5 29 (9.32%) APMP
6 25 (8.04%) PMP
6 25 (8.04%) ISEB Practitioner
7 23 (7.40%) Degree
8 15 (4.82%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 6 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.61%) CCNA
10 5 (1.61%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.29%) MCSE
12 1 (0.32%) CCNP
12 1 (0.32%) CISSP
12 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.32%) ECDL
12 1 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.93%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (2.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.25%) XenApp
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (1.29%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.07%) SAP
3 17 (5.47%) Citrix
4 15 (4.82%) Oracle
5 14 (4.50%) Cisco
6 13 (4.18%) VMware
7 5 (1.61%) AppSense
7 5 (1.61%) McAfee
7 5 (1.61%) Symantec
8 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.29%) Avaya
8 4 (1.29%) Nortel
8 4 (1.29%) Lotus
9 3 (0.96%) HP
9 3 (0.96%) Primavera
10 2 (0.64%) Planview
10 2 (0.64%) Northgate
10 2 (0.64%) IBM
10 2 (0.64%) Sybase
11 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
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