The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 12 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 37 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.03% 6.47% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.09% 9.62% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £212 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
PRINCE2
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 156 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.93% 67.24% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 105 114
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 46 (63.01%) Project Management
2 28 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (30.14%) Change Management
4 20 (27.40%) Finance
5 16 (21.92%) Publishing
6 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.81%) Project Planning
7 13 (17.81%) Degree
7 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (17.81%) PMI Certification
8 12 (16.44%) PMI
8 12 (16.44%) MS Project
8 12 (16.44%) MS Office
8 12 (16.44%) ITIL
8 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (15.07%) C
10 10 (13.70%) Migration
11 8 (10.96%) PMP
11 8 (10.96%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
12 7 (9.59%) Programme Management
12 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
13 6 (8.22%) Coaching
13 6 (8.22%) Software Delivery
14 5 (6.85%) QA
14 5 (6.85%) Service Management
14 5 (6.85%) Oracle
14 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (6.85%) LAN

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (2.74%) CMS
1 2 (2.74%) Lync
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Project
1 12 (16.44%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) LAN
1 5 (6.85%) WAN
2 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.11%) Wireless
3 2 (2.74%) VoIP
4 1 (1.37%) NAS
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) UltraEdit
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (67.12%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.59%) Agile Project Manager
2 7 (9.59%) Analyst
3 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 6 (8.22%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.48%) Change Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (5.48%) Project Director
5 4 (5.48%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) PMI
3 4 (5.48%) NHS
4 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Life Science
6 1 (1.37%) Informatics
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.01%) Project Management
2 28 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (30.14%) Change Management
4 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.81%) Project Planning
6 12 (16.44%) ITIL
7 10 (13.70%) Migration
8 8 (10.96%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.59%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.22%) Coaching
10 6 (8.22%) Software Delivery
11 5 (6.85%) Service Management
12 3 (4.11%) Logistics
12 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.11%) Resource Management
12 3 (4.11%) Business Transformation
13 2 (2.74%) Validation
13 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) C
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
1 13 (17.81%) PMI Certification
2 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (10.96%) PMP
4 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Kaseya
3 1 (1.37%) Kaspersky
3 1 (1.37%) Novell
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix