The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 15 12 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 57 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.99% 10.27% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.33% 14.79% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 9
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£413 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £235 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £635 £500
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 £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
PRINCE2
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
503 284 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.34% 69.44% 73.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 147 195
Average daily rate £435 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £43.50
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 Oxfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Oxford -2 34 £400 +8.10% 2
Banbury - 3 £438 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 59 (53.64%) Project Management
2 48 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (22.73%) Publishing
4 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (20.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (20.00%) Change Management
7 21 (19.09%) Finance
8 18 (16.36%) ITIL
9 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (9.09%) Migration
11 9 (8.18%) SQL
11 9 (8.18%) Project Planning
11 9 (8.18%) Degree
12 8 (7.27%) MS Project
12 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
12 8 (7.27%) WAN
12 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
12 8 (7.27%) Service Management
12 8 (7.27%) Programme Management
13 7 (6.36%) Supplier Management
13 7 (6.36%) LAN
13 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
13 7 (6.36%) PMI Certification
14 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.45%) Firewall
14 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.55%) MS Office
15 5 (4.55%) Windows

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (2.73%) Lync
1 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.91%) Drupal
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Project
1 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) WAN
2 7 (6.36%) LAN
3 6 (5.45%) Firewall
4 4 (3.64%) VoIP
4 4 (3.64%) Wireless
4 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.82%) Internet
5 2 (1.82%) SAN
5 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.91%) NAS
6 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.91%) Network Security
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.91%) DHCP
6 1 (0.91%) DNS
6 1 (0.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.91%) UltraEdit
General
1 25 (22.73%) Publishing
2 21 (19.09%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
4 3 (2.73%) Electronics
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (77.27%) Project Manager
2 9 (8.18%) Analyst
3 7 (6.36%) Senior Project Manager
3 7 (6.36%) Senior Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Change Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (3.64%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (3.64%) Business Change Project Manager
5 4 (3.64%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (3.64%) Business Manager
5 4 (3.64%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (2.73%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (2.73%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (2.73%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (2.73%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) XML
2 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) PMI
3 3 (2.73%) DTV
4 2 (1.82%) NHS
4 2 (1.82%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.82%) Informatics
5 1 (0.91%) FMCG
5 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.91%) NetWare
3 1 (0.91%) AIX
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) Project Management
2 48 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (20.00%) Change Management
4 18 (16.36%) ITIL
5 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.09%) Migration
7 9 (8.18%) Project Planning
8 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.27%) Service Management
8 8 (7.27%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.36%) Supplier Management
10 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.64%) Logistics
12 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.64%) Time Management
13 3 (2.73%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (2.73%) People Management
13 3 (2.73%) Workflow
13 3 (2.73%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) VB
2 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (8.18%) Degree
4 7 (6.36%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.55%) PMP
6 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.73%) CCNA
8 2 (1.82%) CISSP
8 2 (1.82%) MCSE
8 2 (1.82%) CISA
8 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) APMP
9 1 (0.91%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) SAP
3 3 (2.73%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (2.73%) Citrix
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco
4 2 (1.82%) VMware
4 2 (1.82%) Kaspersky
5 1 (0.91%) Kaseya
5 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.91%) NetApp
5 1 (0.91%) Novell
5 1 (0.91%) Veritas