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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 163 139 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.18% 5.21% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 7.15% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +20.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £24.29 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +6 75 £400 +6.66% 34
Cheshire +4 52 £406 +8.33% 10
Merseyside -3 12 £375 +25.00% 3
Lancashire -14 11 £440 +10.00% 7
Cumbria +1 2 £475 - 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 127 (45.36%) Project Management
2 96 (34.29%) Finance
3 73 (26.07%) ITIL
4 49 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (16.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 42 (15.00%) PMI Certification
6 42 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 35 (12.50%) PMP
7 35 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 33 (11.79%) MS Project
9 27 (9.64%) Programme Management
10 26 (9.29%) Migration
11 25 (8.93%) Banking
12 24 (8.57%) PRINCE
12 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
12 24 (8.57%) Degree
13 23 (8.21%) Oracle
14 22 (7.86%) Scrum
14 22 (7.86%) Risk Management
15 20 (7.14%) Supplier Management
16 19 (6.79%) Change Management
16 19 (6.79%) Windows
17 18 (6.43%) Service Management
17 18 (6.43%) Waterfall
18 17 (6.07%) NHS
19 16 (5.71%) SAP
19 16 (5.71%) MS Office
19 16 (5.71%) SQL
19 16 (5.71%) Business Analysis

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.14%) CMS
2 5 (1.79%) Apache
2 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.79%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.07%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (11.79%) MS Project
2 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 16 (5.71%) MS Office
4 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.14%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.71%) Tridion
4 2 (0.71%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.36%) Agresso
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.86%) LAN
1 8 (2.86%) WAN
2 6 (2.14%) Firewall
3 3 (1.07%) 2G
3 3 (1.07%) 3G
3 3 (1.07%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.07%) 4G
4 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) DNS
4 2 (0.71%) SAN
4 2 (0.71%) DMZ
4 2 (0.71%) CTI
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) MPLS
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) PBX
5 1 (0.36%) PSTN
5 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 8 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.79%) RavenDB
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.71%) QlikView
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.36%) DTS
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) DB2
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.57%) JIRA
2 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 96 (34.29%) Finance
2 25 (8.93%) Banking
3 14 (5.00%) Local Government
4 12 (4.29%) Retail
4 12 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.79%) Legal
5 5 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.07%) Back Office
6 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 169 (60.36%) Project Manager
2 26 (9.29%) Analyst
3 21 (7.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 21 (7.50%) Senior Manager
4 18 (6.43%) Business Analyst
5 16 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
6 14 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (4.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (3.21%) Programme Manager
8 9 (3.21%) Coordinator
8 9 (3.21%) Consultant
8 9 (3.21%) SAP Manager
9 8 (2.86%) NHS Project Manager
9 8 (2.86%) Developer
10 7 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 7 (2.50%) Programme Planner
10 7 (2.50%) Change Manager
10 7 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (2.14%) PMO Manager
11 6 (2.14%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.21%) .NET
2 7 (2.50%) Web Services
3 5 (1.79%) Lucene
3 5 (1.79%) Ajax
3 5 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (1.79%) SAML
3 5 (1.79%) XML
3 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.79%) CSS
3 5 (1.79%) XHTML
3 5 (1.79%) HTML
3 5 (1.79%) Sinatra
3 5 (1.79%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (1.79%) RESTful
3 5 (1.79%) LINQ
3 5 (1.79%) jQuery
4 3 (1.07%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.07%) NHS
2 15 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.21%) PMI
4 8 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.79%) Open Source
7 4 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.07%) Statistics
8 3 (1.07%) Life Science
8 3 (1.07%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.71%) FMCG
9 2 (0.71%) New Media
9 2 (0.71%) AS400
10 1 (0.36%) Economics
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) Handset
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.79%) Windows
2 10 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.79%) Windows XP
3 5 (1.79%) UNIX
4 4 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.36%) Project Management
2 73 (26.07%) ITIL
3 49 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (9.64%) Programme Management
5 26 (9.29%) Migration
6 24 (8.57%) PRINCE
7 22 (7.86%) Scrum
7 22 (7.86%) Risk Management
8 20 (7.14%) Supplier Management
9 19 (6.79%) Change Management
10 18 (6.43%) Service Management
10 18 (6.43%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.00%) Information Security
13 13 (4.64%) ERP
13 13 (4.64%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.29%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.93%) Change Control
15 11 (3.93%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.71%) SQL
2 12 (4.29%) PL/SQL
3 8 (2.86%) C#
4 5 (1.79%) Ruby
4 5 (1.79%) Java
4 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.07%) VBScript
5 3 (1.07%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) SQR
Qualifications
1 47 (16.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 42 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 35 (12.50%) PMP
3 35 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 24 (8.57%) Degree
5 10 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.57%) ISEB
6 7 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.43%) APMP
7 4 (1.43%) CISSP
7 4 (1.43%) CISA
8 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.71%) ISACA
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) P3O
2 4 (1.43%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) COBIT
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.71%) XenApp
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.36%) MOM
1 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.21%) Oracle
3 16 (5.71%) SAP
4 13 (4.64%) Citrix
5 11 (3.93%) Cisco
6 8 (2.86%) VMware
7 7 (2.50%) Juniper
7 7 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.14%) TippingPoint
8 6 (2.14%) F5
8 6 (2.14%) ArcSight
8 6 (2.14%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (2.14%) McAfee
8 6 (2.14%) Nokia
8 6 (2.14%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.43%) Progress
9 4 (1.43%) Siebel
9 4 (1.43%) BT
10 3 (1.07%) Curam
10 3 (1.07%) Lotus
Manchester, Lancashire
Pari Passu
Rate: From £325 to £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day depending on experienc
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: From £365 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £675 - £725 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Market DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £650 - 725 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £270 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago