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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 41 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 150 194 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.93% 5.96% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 7.79% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 133 63
Average daily rate £370 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.50 £35.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +13.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.66 £22.40 £25.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.69 £49.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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
3086 2490 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.91% 76.47% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1473 1042
Average daily rate £400 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 101 113
Average hourly rate £39.25 £32.54 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -1.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.87 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
Manchester -20 72 £313 -23.78% 40
Cheshire -16 39 £430 +8.17% 9
Lancashire -4 11 £445 +20.67% 6
Merseyside -10 7 £265 -33.75% 2
Cumbria +1 5 £375 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 194 (54.19%) Project Management
2 96 (26.82%) Finance
3 93 (25.98%) ITIL
4 87 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (18.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 55 (15.36%) MS Excel
8 53 (14.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 45 (12.57%) Microsoft
9 45 (12.57%) Change Management
10 42 (11.73%) Business Analysis
11 34 (9.50%) Migration
12 32 (8.94%) PRINCE
13 31 (8.66%) PMI Certification
14 29 (8.10%) JavaScript
15 26 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (6.42%) C++
16 23 (6.42%) Programme Management
17 22 (6.15%) Python
17 22 (6.15%) P3O
18 21 (5.87%) Oracle
18 21 (5.87%) MS Visio
18 21 (5.87%) Service Management
19 20 (5.59%) Service Delivery
19 20 (5.59%) Risk Management
19 20 (5.59%) PMP
20 19 (5.31%) MS Project
20 19 (5.31%) Windows
20 19 (5.31%) Waterfall
21 17 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.23%) Confluence
3 6 (1.68%) CICS
3 6 (1.68%) JBoss
3 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (15.36%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.87%) MS Visio
3 19 (5.31%) MS Project
4 17 (4.75%) MS Office
4 17 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.79%) WAN
2 3 (0.84%) DMZ
2 3 (0.84%) LAN
2 3 (0.84%) SAN
2 3 (0.84%) VoIP
2 3 (0.84%) VPN
3 2 (0.56%) 4G
3 2 (0.56%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) Intranet
3 2 (0.56%) Network Security
3 2 (0.56%) SSL
3 2 (0.56%) Wireless
4 1 (0.28%) ADSL
4 1 (0.28%) Broadband
4 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.28%) LLU
4 1 (0.28%) MPLS
4 1 (0.28%) PSTN
4 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (1.68%) DB2
2 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.56%) GIS
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.28%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.51%) JIRA
2 6 (1.68%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.68%) Subversion
3 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.28%) MSI
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (26.82%) Finance
2 14 (3.91%) Banking
3 13 (3.63%) Local Government
3 13 (3.63%) Retail
4 12 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.96%) Legal
7 5 (1.40%) Back Office
8 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (43.58%) Project Manager
2 56 (15.64%) Analyst
3 38 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.98%) Senior Manager
5 23 (6.42%) IT Manager
6 22 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
7 20 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
8 17 (4.75%) Consultant
9 16 (4.47%) Infrastructure Manager
9 16 (4.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 16 (4.47%) Service Manager
10 13 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (3.35%) Coordinator
12 11 (3.07%) Architect
12 11 (3.07%) PMO Consultant
13 10 (2.79%) Programme Manager
14 9 (2.51%) Portfolio Manager
14 9 (2.51%) Project Consultant
14 9 (2.51%) Services Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.51%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.96%) Web Services
1 7 (1.96%) XML
2 6 (1.68%) EJB
2 6 (1.68%) Hibernate
2 6 (1.68%) J2EE
2 6 (1.68%) JMS
2 6 (1.68%) JSP
2 6 (1.68%) Servlets
2 6 (1.68%) Struts
2 6 (1.68%) WSDL
2 6 (1.68%) XSD
3 1 (0.28%) CSS
3 1 (0.28%) HTML
3 1 (0.28%) JSON
3 1 (0.28%) Middleware
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.19%) PMI
3 14 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.63%) NHS
5 11 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.40%) Life Science
8 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.28%) Economics
9 1 (0.28%) Informatics
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) PKI
9 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.31%) Windows
2 8 (2.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.40%) Android
3 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.84%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) MVS
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (54.19%) Project Management
2 93 (25.98%) ITIL
3 87 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (12.57%) Change Management
6 42 (11.73%) Business Analysis
7 34 (9.50%) Migration
8 32 (8.94%) PRINCE
9 23 (6.42%) Programme Management
10 21 (5.87%) Service Management
11 20 (5.59%) Risk Management
11 20 (5.59%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.31%) Waterfall
13 17 (4.75%) SDLC
14 16 (4.47%) Agile Project Management
14 16 (4.47%) ERP
15 14 (3.91%) Asset Management
15 14 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (3.63%) Business Transformation
16 13 (3.63%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (6.42%) C++
3 22 (6.15%) Python
4 15 (4.19%) SQL
5 6 (1.68%) Assembly Language
5 6 (1.68%) COBOL
5 6 (1.68%) Java
6 3 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 67 (18.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 53 (14.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 31 (8.66%) PMI Certification
4 20 (5.59%) PMP
5 17 (4.75%) APMP
6 12 (3.35%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.79%) ISEB
8 9 (2.51%) Degree
9 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.12%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.84%) ACSA
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.84%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.84%) MCDST
11 3 (0.84%) MCITP
11 3 (0.84%) MCTS
11 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.15%) P3O
2 8 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) QA
5 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.56%) XenApp
4 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) Netcool
3 1 (0.28%) SCSM
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.87%) Oracle
3 11 (3.07%) Citrix
4 10 (2.79%) SAP
5 8 (2.23%) IBM
6 6 (1.68%) Chordiant
6 6 (1.68%) VMware
7 5 (1.40%) HP
8 4 (1.12%) Avaya
8 4 (1.12%) Cisco
8 4 (1.12%) Sun
9 3 (0.84%) Apple
9 3 (0.84%) EMC
9 3 (0.84%) NetApp
9 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.84%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.56%) Huawei
10 2 (0.56%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.56%) Juniper
11 1 (0.28%) Wyse
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