The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 23 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 256 185 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.64% 5.84% 6.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 8.01% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 97 86
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.07 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% -1.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.07 £25.04 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £60.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.52%
PRINCE2
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
2928 2310 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.93% 72.96% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1196 850
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 125 84
Average hourly rate £38.50 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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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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
Manchester +17 123 £388 -5.48% 32
Cheshire +2 50 £400 -3.32% 10
Merseyside +10 35 £450 +57.89% 7
Lancashire -13 19 £350 -34.57% 6
Cumbria 0 10 £378 - 3
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 213 (51.70%) Project Management
2 138 (33.50%) Finance
3 91 (22.09%) ITIL
4 75 (18.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 72 (17.48%) MS Project
6 70 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (15.78%) MS Excel
8 63 (15.29%) Programme Management
9 58 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (13.35%) Microsoft
11 51 (12.38%) Degree
12 46 (11.17%) Migration
13 44 (10.68%) PMI Certification
14 43 (10.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 37 (8.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 37 (8.98%) PMP
16 36 (8.74%) Local Government
17 35 (8.50%) MS PowerPoint
18 33 (8.01%) PRINCE
19 32 (7.77%) Change Management
20 31 (7.52%) Risk Management
20 31 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (7.04%) Change Control
21 29 (7.04%) Banking
22 27 (6.55%) Business Analysis
22 27 (6.55%) Oracle
23 22 (5.34%) SQL
23 22 (5.34%) Citrix
23 22 (5.34%) Supplier Management
24 21 (5.10%) SAP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 17 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.97%) CMS
2 4 (0.97%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.73%) Apache
3 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.73%) Orchard CMS
3 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.24%) JBoss
4 1 (0.24%) Lync
4 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Liferay
Applications
1 72 (17.48%) MS Project
2 65 (15.78%) MS Excel
3 35 (8.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.85%) MS Office
5 14 (3.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (2.18%) Oracle HRMS
5 5 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.73%) Agresso
7 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.49%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.49%) Tridion
7 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.24%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.40%) WAN
2 10 (2.43%) LAN
2 10 (2.43%) SAN
3 8 (1.94%) Firewall
4 4 (0.97%) 3G
4 4 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.97%) 2G
4 4 (0.97%) 4G
5 2 (0.49%) Wireless
5 2 (0.49%) DMZ
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) MPLS
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) PBX
6 1 (0.24%) PSTN
6 1 (0.24%) WLAN
6 1 (0.24%) ATM
6 1 (0.24%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.73%) RavenDB
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (0.49%) QlikView
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.49%) DB2
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.24%) EDMS
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) DTS
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (33.50%) Finance
2 36 (8.74%) Local Government
3 29 (7.04%) Banking
4 18 (4.37%) Retail
4 18 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.70%) Legal
5 7 (1.70%) Marketing
6 5 (1.21%) Electronics
7 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (54.61%) Project Manager
2 31 (7.52%) Analyst
3 25 (6.07%) Senior Manager
4 24 (5.83%) Senior Project Manager
5 23 (5.58%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.10%) Programme Manager
6 21 (5.10%) Infrastructure Manager
7 19 (4.61%) IT Project Manager
7 19 (4.61%) Coordinator
8 18 (4.37%) Consultant
8 18 (4.37%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 17 (4.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (2.67%) Junior
10 11 (2.67%) Project Coordinator
10 11 (2.67%) Oracle Consultant
10 11 (2.67%) ICT Project Manager
11 10 (2.43%) Junior Project Manager
12 9 (2.18%) Technical Manager
12 9 (2.18%) PMO Manager
12 9 (2.18%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.21%) .NET
2 4 (0.97%) Web Services
3 3 (0.73%) XML
3 3 (0.73%) XHTML
3 3 (0.73%) SAML
3 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.73%) CSS
3 3 (0.73%) HTML
3 3 (0.73%) Lucene
3 3 (0.73%) Ajax
3 3 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (0.73%) LINQ
3 3 (0.73%) jQuery
3 3 (0.73%) RESTful
3 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (0.73%) Sinatra
3 3 (0.73%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.49%) Middleware
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.13%) NHS
3 8 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.70%) PMI
4 7 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.46%) Life Science
6 5 (1.21%) DTV
7 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
7 4 (0.97%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.73%) Open Source
8 3 (0.73%) Statistics
9 2 (0.49%) FMCG
9 2 (0.49%) AS400
9 2 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) Economics
10 1 (0.24%) Handset
10 1 (0.24%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.24%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.61%) Windows
2 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
2 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (0.97%) UNIX
3 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
3 4 (0.97%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.49%) Linux
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) CentOS
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (51.70%) Project Management
2 91 (22.09%) ITIL
3 70 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (15.29%) Programme Management
5 58 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (11.17%) Migration
7 37 (8.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 33 (8.01%) PRINCE
9 32 (7.77%) Change Management
10 31 (7.52%) Risk Management
11 29 (7.04%) Change Control
12 27 (6.55%) Business Analysis
13 22 (5.34%) Supplier Management
14 20 (4.85%) Project Planning
15 18 (4.37%) Scrum
15 18 (4.37%) ERP
16 17 (4.13%) Service Management
16 17 (4.13%) Waterfall
17 16 (3.88%) Matrix Management
18 14 (3.40%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.34%) SQL
2 17 (4.13%) PL/SQL
3 7 (1.70%) Java
4 3 (0.73%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.73%) C#
4 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.73%) Ruby
5 1 (0.24%) Caml Language
5 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.24%) VBA
5 1 (0.24%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 75 (18.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 51 (12.38%) Degree
3 44 (10.68%) PMI Certification
4 43 (10.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 37 (8.98%) PMP
6 15 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.67%) ISEB
8 9 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.94%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.46%) HNC
10 6 (1.46%) HND
10 6 (1.46%) APMP
10 6 (1.46%) CITP
11 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.49%) APMG
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCSE
12 1 (0.24%) CCNP
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.67%) P3O
2 9 (2.18%) QA
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) MOM
1 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.55%) Oracle
3 22 (5.34%) Citrix
4 21 (5.10%) SAP
5 20 (4.85%) Cisco
6 12 (2.91%) VMware
7 10 (2.43%) CheckPoint
8 9 (2.18%) Juniper
9 8 (1.94%) Nokia
9 8 (1.94%) McAfee
9 8 (1.94%) Blue Coat
9 8 (1.94%) TippingPoint
9 8 (1.94%) F5
9 8 (1.94%) ArcSight
9 8 (1.94%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (1.21%) BT
11 4 (0.97%) Progress
11 4 (0.97%) Lotus
11 4 (0.97%) HP
12 3 (0.73%) Curam
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Spectrum IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 13 days ago