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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 27 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 254 99 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.79% 3.21% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 4.32% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 50 90
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£413 £380 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £22.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £38.50 £44.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.58
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.10%
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
3460 2292 2048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.82% 74.27% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 1268 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 +17 122 £375 -6.25% 36
Cheshire +16 50 £450 +9.09% 4
Lancashire +18 36 £425 +23.18% 4
Merseyside -7 12 £325 -13.33% 2
Cumbria -12 6 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 251 (55.65%) Project Management
2 149 (33.04%) Finance
3 114 (25.28%) ITIL
3 114 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (20.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (19.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 71 (15.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 57 (12.64%) Microsoft
8 53 (11.75%) MS Excel
9 51 (11.31%) Risk Management
10 46 (10.20%) Waterfall
11 42 (9.31%) Security Cleared
12 40 (8.87%) MS Project
12 40 (8.87%) MS Office
13 37 (8.20%) Migration
13 37 (8.20%) Banking
14 36 (7.98%) Business Analysis
14 36 (7.98%) APMP
15 35 (7.76%) Supplier Management
16 33 (7.32%) Programme Management
16 33 (7.32%) Service Management
16 33 (7.32%) Change Management
17 32 (7.10%) Windows
18 31 (6.87%) PMI Certification
18 31 (6.87%) PRINCE
19 30 (6.65%) ISEB
19 30 (6.65%) QA
20 29 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
21 28 (6.21%) SC Cleared
22 27 (5.99%) P3O

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.44%) Lync
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 53 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.87%) MS Project
2 40 (8.87%) MS Office
3 14 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Agresso
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.22%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.22%) Maximo
3 1 (0.22%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.22%) WAN
2 6 (1.33%) SAN
3 5 (1.11%) Intranet
3 5 (1.11%) VoIP
4 4 (0.89%) LAN
4 4 (0.89%) Firewall
5 3 (0.67%) Wireless
5 3 (0.67%) DNS
5 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.67%) DHCP
6 2 (0.44%) WLAN
6 2 (0.44%) NAS
7 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) DMZ
7 1 (0.22%) NGN
7 1 (0.22%) NFC
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) HTTP
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.44%) Big Data
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.22%) EDMS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (2.66%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 149 (33.04%) Finance
2 37 (8.20%) Banking
3 17 (3.77%) Retail
4 15 (3.33%) Local Government
5 13 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.22%) Legal
8 6 (1.33%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.11%) Marketing
9 5 (1.11%) Billing
9 5 (1.11%) Back Office
10 3 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 191 (42.35%) Project Manager
2 69 (15.30%) Analyst
3 43 (9.53%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.32%) Test Manager
5 23 (5.10%) Infrastructure Manager
6 21 (4.66%) IT Project Manager
7 20 (4.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 18 (3.99%) Consultant
9 17 (3.77%) Coordinator
10 14 (3.10%) Programme Manager
11 13 (2.88%) Senior Manager
11 13 (2.88%) Service Manager
11 13 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
11 13 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 12 (2.66%) Senior Project Manager
12 12 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (2.66%) Project Planner
13 10 (2.22%) Architect
13 10 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.33%) HTML
1 6 (1.33%) CSS
1 6 (1.33%) XML
2 3 (0.67%) Middleware
3 2 (0.44%) Web Services
3 2 (0.44%) .NET
4 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.55%) NHS
4 11 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.22%) PMI
6 5 (1.11%) Life Science
7 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.67%) User Experience
8 3 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.67%) Clustering
9 2 (0.44%) EPoS
9 2 (0.44%) Informatics
9 2 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.22%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.22%) Social Media
10 1 (0.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.10%) Windows
2 11 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.89%) UNIX
6 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.44%) MVS
8 1 (0.22%) Linux
8 1 (0.22%) VME
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (55.65%) Project Management
2 114 (25.28%) ITIL
2 114 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (20.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (11.31%) Risk Management
5 46 (10.20%) Waterfall
6 37 (8.20%) Migration
7 36 (7.98%) Business Analysis
8 35 (7.76%) Supplier Management
9 33 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 33 (7.32%) Service Management
9 33 (7.32%) Change Management
10 31 (6.87%) PRINCE
11 29 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (5.76%) Scrum
13 25 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (5.32%) Change Control
14 24 (5.32%) Service Delivery
14 24 (5.32%) Configuration Management
15 23 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.43%) SQL
2 8 (1.77%) Python
2 8 (1.77%) C++
2 8 (1.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.67%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) VBA
4 1 (0.22%) Caml Language
4 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 88 (19.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 71 (15.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 42 (9.31%) Security Cleared
4 36 (7.98%) APMP
5 31 (6.87%) PMI Certification
6 30 (6.65%) ISEB
7 28 (6.21%) SC Cleared
8 25 (5.54%) Degree
9 21 (4.66%) PMP
10 11 (2.44%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.77%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.67%) MCSE
15 3 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.67%) CCNA
16 2 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.65%) QA
2 27 (5.99%) P3O
3 7 (1.55%) SLA
4 3 (0.67%) GMP
4 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.66%) Active Directory
1 12 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.33%) SCCM
1 6 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 57 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.88%) VMware
3 14 (3.10%) SAP
3 14 (3.10%) Cisco
4 13 (2.88%) Oracle
5 10 (2.22%) Citrix
6 9 (2.00%) IBM
7 8 (1.77%) HP
8 7 (1.55%) NetApp
9 3 (0.67%) Lotus
9 3 (0.67%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.67%) McAfee
10 2 (0.44%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.44%) F5
10 2 (0.44%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.44%) TippingPoint
10 2 (0.44%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.44%) Nokia
10 2 (0.44%) Juniper
10 2 (0.44%) EMC
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £320 to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago