The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 21 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 26 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.64% 5.69% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 7.30% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 10
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£363 £538 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +32.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +4.47%
PRINCE2
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
367 233 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 79.61% 77.93% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 140 87
Average daily rate £420 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.30 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.17 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Northamptonshire region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Northamptonshire region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Northampton -1 16 £431 -21.59% 1
Kettering - - - -
PRINCE2
East Midlands

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (21.43%) MS Project
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 8 (19.05%) MS Office
4 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 6 (14.29%) Windows
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Google
5 6 (14.29%) Time Management
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (11.90%) Kronos
6 5 (11.90%) NHS
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) VMware
7 4 (9.52%) PMP
7 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
7 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 4 (9.52%) Retail
7 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.14%) MS Project Server
8 3 (7.14%) Logistics
8 3 (7.14%) Degree
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (7.14%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Project
2 8 (19.05%) MS Office
3 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 7 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (14.29%) Programme Coordinator
4 5 (11.90%) Programme Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Change Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Handset
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) HPUX
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Time Management
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) BPR
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) SOA
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Information Management
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security
8 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (9.52%) PMP
3 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Basel II
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Google
3 5 (11.90%) Kronos
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Dell
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Perforce
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) hybris