The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 15 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.38% 5.95% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 7.81% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 3
Average daily rate £350 £460 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £385 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £498 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 192 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.96% 76.19% 56.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 113 118
Average daily rate £325 £378 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.71 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.69% -54.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £12.09 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
PRINCE2
Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (54.84%) Project Management
2 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (35.48%) PRINCE
4 9 (29.03%) SAP
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Retail
6 6 (19.35%) ERP
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) Publishing
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Workflow Management
9 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
9 3 (9.68%) Workflow
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.45%) 4G
10 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.45%) Degree
10 2 (6.45%) EDI
10 2 (6.45%) Broadband
10 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
10 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
10 2 (6.45%) Wireless
10 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
11 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (3.23%) Migration
11 1 (3.23%) Programme Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) 4G
1 2 (6.45%) Broadband
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Publishing
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Project Manager
2 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Programme Manager
3 6 (19.35%) SAP Manager
4 5 (16.13%) SAP Programme Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Change Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Communications Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Project Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) DTV
1 1 (3.23%) PMI
1 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE
3 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) ERP
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow Management
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) Data Management
9 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.23%) Information Management
9 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix