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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 210 188 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.65% 6.13% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 8.37% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 91 82
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£378 £475 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +33.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £640 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -28.06%
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
2840 2245 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.43% 73.25% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1193 864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
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 116 97 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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 +8 105 £325 -13.33% 28
Cheshire -6 36 £400 -23.80% 16
Merseyside +2 29 £491 +49.42% 4
Lancashire -24 13 £360 -34.54% 4
Cumbria -11 4 £378 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 229 (50.33%) Project Management
2 144 (31.65%) Finance
3 114 (25.05%) ITIL
4 79 (17.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 77 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (15.60%) MS Project
8 64 (14.07%) MS Excel
9 62 (13.63%) Programme Management
10 57 (12.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 56 (12.31%) Migration
12 54 (11.87%) Microsoft
13 41 (9.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 41 (9.01%) Degree
14 37 (8.13%) MS PowerPoint
15 36 (7.91%) Risk Management
15 36 (7.91%) Supplier Management
15 36 (7.91%) Local Government
16 35 (7.69%) Business Analysis
17 34 (7.47%) PRINCE
18 33 (7.25%) PMI Certification
18 33 (7.25%) Change Management
18 33 (7.25%) Waterfall
19 32 (7.03%) Change Control
19 32 (7.03%) Banking
20 31 (6.81%) ISEB
21 30 (6.59%) MS Office
21 30 (6.59%) Service Management
22 29 (6.37%) Security Cleared
23 28 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.44%) Lync
3 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.22%) JBoss
4 1 (0.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 71 (15.60%) MS Project
2 64 (14.07%) MS Excel
3 37 (8.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (6.59%) MS Office
5 12 (2.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.54%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.66%) Agresso
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.22%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.22%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.08%) SAN
2 13 (2.86%) WAN
3 7 (1.54%) LAN
4 6 (1.32%) Firewall
5 3 (0.66%) Wireless
5 3 (0.66%) DHCP
5 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
6 2 (0.44%) DMZ
6 2 (0.44%) Intranet
6 2 (0.44%) NAS
7 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) 4G
7 1 (0.22%) 2G
7 1 (0.22%) NGN
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) 3G
7 1 (0.22%) ATM
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.22%) DB2
4 1 (0.22%) DTS
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.22%) EDMS
4 1 (0.22%) QlikView
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 144 (31.65%) Finance
2 36 (7.91%) Local Government
3 32 (7.03%) Banking
4 22 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.74%) Retail
6 16 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.20%) Legal
8 7 (1.54%) Marketing
9 5 (1.10%) Electronics
10 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Back Office
11 3 (0.66%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 214 (47.03%) Project Manager
2 61 (13.41%) Analyst
3 41 (9.01%) Business Analyst
4 23 (5.05%) IT Project Manager
5 21 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
5 21 (4.62%) Consultant
6 20 (4.40%) Programme Manager
7 19 (4.18%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 18 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 17 (3.74%) Senior Manager
10 16 (3.52%) Coordinator
10 16 (3.52%) Senior Project Manager
11 15 (3.30%) Test Manager
12 12 (2.64%) ICT Project Manager
13 10 (2.20%) Junior
14 9 (1.98%) Architect
14 9 (1.98%) Project Coordinator
14 9 (1.98%) Junior Project Manager
14 9 (1.98%) Technical Manager
15 8 (1.76%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.88%) .NET
2 2 (0.44%) CSS
2 2 (0.44%) Web Services
2 2 (0.44%) XML
2 2 (0.44%) Middleware
2 2 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.86%) NHS
5 10 (2.20%) PMI
6 9 (1.98%) Life Science
7 5 (1.10%) DTV
8 4 (0.88%) Clustering
8 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.22%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.22%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.22%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.22%) Handset
10 1 (0.22%) Statistics
10 1 (0.22%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.49%) Windows
2 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (1.98%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.44%) Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.44%) UNIX
7 1 (0.22%) VME
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (50.33%) Project Management
2 114 (25.05%) ITIL
3 77 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (13.63%) Programme Management
6 56 (12.31%) Migration
7 41 (9.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 36 (7.91%) Risk Management
8 36 (7.91%) Supplier Management
9 35 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 34 (7.47%) PRINCE
11 33 (7.25%) Change Management
11 33 (7.25%) Waterfall
12 32 (7.03%) Change Control
13 30 (6.59%) Service Management
14 28 (6.15%) Scrum
14 28 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (5.93%) Project Planning
16 22 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 21 (4.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.49%) SQL
2 13 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 9 (1.98%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) COBOL
4 1 (0.22%) VBA
4 1 (0.22%) Caml Language
4 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (17.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 57 (12.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 41 (9.01%) Degree
4 33 (7.25%) PMI Certification
5 31 (6.81%) ISEB
6 29 (6.37%) Security Cleared
7 23 (5.05%) PMP
8 20 (4.40%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.64%) APMP
10 9 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.32%) HNC
11 6 (1.32%) HND
11 6 (1.32%) CITP
12 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.66%) MCSE
14 3 (0.66%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.49%) QA
2 12 (2.64%) P3O
3 8 (1.76%) SLA
4 3 (0.66%) GMP
4 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 54 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.05%) Oracle
2 23 (5.05%) Citrix
3 20 (4.40%) Cisco
4 19 (4.18%) VMware
5 12 (2.64%) SAP
6 6 (1.32%) HP
7 5 (1.10%) McAfee
7 5 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.88%) Blue Coat
8 4 (0.88%) TippingPoint
8 4 (0.88%) Juniper
8 4 (0.88%) Nokia
8 4 (0.88%) F5
8 4 (0.88%) ArcSight
8 4 (0.88%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (0.66%) Lotus
9 3 (0.66%) Progress
9 3 (0.66%) Curam
10 2 (0.44%) JD Edwards
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