The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 25 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.90% 3.66% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 5.45% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 55 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 71.17% 67.07% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 44
Average daily rate £171 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £270 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
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 Northern Ireland

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

PRINCE2
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (80.00%) PMP
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMP
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA