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 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 37 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 130 143 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.08% 5.18% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 6.99% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 59 82
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£380 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £211 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 12
Average hourly rate £29.25 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% -49.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £25.52 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £44.90 £92.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.90
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +37.79%
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
2327 2045 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.04% 74.04% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1004 997
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 119 84
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.94 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.07% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.90 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £66.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 -13 55 £375 +3.44% 33
Cheshire -10 23 £350 +10.23% 12
Lancashire -10 21 £400 -15.78% 6
Merseyside 0 13 £300 -9.77% 4
Cumbria +1 1 £475 +35.71%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 132 (53.88%) Project Management
2 88 (35.92%) Finance
3 56 (22.86%) ITIL
4 46 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 33 (13.47%) Microsoft
6 33 (13.47%) Banking
7 32 (13.06%) MS Project
8 31 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (11.43%) PMI Certification
9 28 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 24 (9.80%) MS Excel
10 24 (9.80%) Migration
11 23 (9.39%) PMP
12 21 (8.57%) Windows
13 19 (7.76%) MS Office
13 19 (7.76%) Degree
13 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (7.35%) Supplier Management
15 17 (6.94%) Risk Management
15 17 (6.94%) Change Management
15 17 (6.94%) NHS
16 16 (6.53%) Service Management
17 15 (6.12%) PRINCE
18 14 (5.71%) Programme Management
18 14 (5.71%) Retail
19 13 (5.31%) Telecoms
19 13 (5.31%) Scrum
19 13 (5.31%) Information Security
19 13 (5.31%) Project Planning

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.22%) CMS
2 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.22%) Orchard CMS
2 3 (1.22%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (13.06%) MS Project
2 24 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 19 (7.76%) MS Office
4 10 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Tridion
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP HCM
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.41%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.41%) Agresso
2 1 (0.41%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) LAN
1 7 (2.86%) WAN
2 5 (2.04%) Firewall
3 3 (1.22%) VoIP
3 3 (1.22%) SAN
4 2 (0.82%) CTI
4 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) DNS
4 2 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) 3G
5 1 (0.41%) MPLS
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) WLAN
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.41%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) 2G
5 1 (0.41%) VLAN
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.22%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.22%) DB2
4 3 (1.22%) RavenDB
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.82%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.82%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.22%) JIRA
1 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 88 (35.92%) Finance
2 33 (13.47%) Banking
3 14 (5.71%) Retail
4 13 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.08%) Local Government
6 7 (2.86%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.04%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Games
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 156 (63.67%) Project Manager
2 21 (8.57%) Analyst
3 15 (6.12%) Senior Manager
3 15 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
4 13 (5.31%) IT Project Manager
5 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 12 (4.90%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 9 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 7 (2.86%) Coordinator
9 6 (2.45%) Project Planner
9 6 (2.45%) NHS Project Manager
10 5 (2.04%) Developer
10 5 (2.04%) Change Manager
10 5 (2.04%) Programme Planner
10 5 (2.04%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.04%) Project Officer
10 5 (2.04%) Security Manager
11 4 (1.63%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.86%) .NET
2 5 (2.04%) Web Services
3 3 (1.22%) XML
3 3 (1.22%) XHTML
3 3 (1.22%) SAML
3 3 (1.22%) Lucene
3 3 (1.22%) Ajax
3 3 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.22%) LINQ
3 3 (1.22%) jQuery
3 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.22%) CSS
3 3 (1.22%) HTML
3 3 (1.22%) RESTful
3 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.22%) Sinatra
3 3 (1.22%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.94%) NHS
3 11 (4.49%) PMI
4 10 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.63%) Economics
6 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.22%) Life Science
7 3 (1.22%) CMDB
7 3 (1.22%) Statistics
7 3 (1.22%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.22%) Open Source
8 2 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.82%) New Media
9 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) CCTV
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.57%) Windows
2 11 (4.49%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.45%) UNIX
4 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.82%) Solaris
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (53.88%) Project Management
2 56 (22.86%) ITIL
3 46 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (9.80%) Migration
6 18 (7.35%) Supplier Management
7 17 (6.94%) Change Management
7 17 (6.94%) Risk Management
8 16 (6.53%) Service Management
9 15 (6.12%) PRINCE
10 14 (5.71%) Programme Management
11 13 (5.31%) Information Security
11 13 (5.31%) Project Planning
11 13 (5.31%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.31%) Scrum
12 11 (4.49%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.67%) Time Management
13 9 (3.67%) ERP
13 9 (3.67%) Change Control
13 9 (3.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.67%) SQL
2 6 (2.45%) C#
3 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.22%) Ruby
3 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.22%) VBScript
3 3 (1.22%) VB
4 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQR
Qualifications
1 42 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 28 (11.43%) PMI Certification
2 28 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 23 (9.39%) PMP
4 19 (7.76%) Degree
5 10 (4.08%) ISEB
6 9 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.04%) CISSP
7 5 (2.04%) CISA
8 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.63%) APMP
9 3 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.82%) CCNP
10 2 (0.82%) CCNA
10 2 (0.82%) ISACA
10 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.27%) QA
2 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.82%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.22%) XenApp
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.31%) Oracle
3 11 (4.49%) SAP
4 10 (4.08%) Cisco
5 9 (3.67%) Citrix
6 6 (2.45%) VMware
7 5 (2.04%) HP
8 4 (1.63%) Siebel
9 3 (1.22%) IBM
9 3 (1.22%) Juniper
9 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.82%) Nokia
10 2 (0.82%) CosmoCom
10 2 (0.82%) Actuate
10 2 (0.82%) Sybase
10 2 (0.82%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.82%) McAfee
10 2 (0.82%) Planview
10 2 (0.82%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.82%) TippingPoint
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