The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 22 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 53 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.16% 4.45% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 6.26% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £475
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%
PRINCE2
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
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 Reading

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 57 (52.78%) Project Management
2 34 (31.48%) MS Excel
3 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 29 (26.85%) ITIL
4 29 (26.85%) Telecoms
5 26 (24.07%) MS Office
6 24 (22.22%) MS Project
7 20 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (17.59%) PMI Certification
9 16 (14.81%) PMP
9 16 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (14.81%) Degree
10 15 (13.89%) Programme Management
11 14 (12.96%) MS Visio
11 14 (12.96%) Finance
11 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (12.04%) Management Information System
13 12 (11.11%) 3G
14 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (8.33%) 2G
16 8 (7.41%) Amdocs
16 8 (7.41%) ATM
17 7 (6.48%) Data Entry
17 7 (6.48%) SDH
17 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
17 7 (6.48%) Migration
18 6 (5.56%) Change Management
18 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 6 (5.56%) Risk Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
2 1 (0.93%) WordPress
2 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 26 (24.07%) MS Office
3 24 (22.22%) MS Project
4 16 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (12.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) 3G
2 9 (8.33%) 2G
3 8 (7.41%) ATM
4 7 (6.48%) SDH
5 6 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.63%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.78%) 4G
8 2 (1.85%) SS7
8 2 (1.85%) Internet
8 2 (1.85%) ISUP
9 1 (0.93%) HTTP
9 1 (0.93%) SMS
9 1 (0.93%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.93%) Broadband
9 1 (0.93%) SCCP
9 1 (0.93%) INAP
9 1 (0.93%) Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.93%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) QlikView
General
1 29 (26.85%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Automotive
6 2 (1.85%) Games
6 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 15 (13.89%) Coordinator
3 9 (8.33%) Analyst
3 9 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 8 (7.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.48%) Senior Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Junior
8 3 (2.78%) Sales Manager
8 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Junior Project Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Operations Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Operations Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) SOAP
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) PMI
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.85%) IPTV
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.78%) Project Management
2 29 (26.85%) ITIL
3 15 (13.89%) Programme Management
4 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.48%) Data Entry
5 7 (6.48%) Migration
6 6 (5.56%) Change Management
6 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 5 (4.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.63%) Scrum
7 5 (4.63%) Data Management
7 5 (4.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.63%) Analytics
8 4 (3.70%) Dependency Management
8 4 (3.70%) Change Control
8 4 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.70%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.70%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.78%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 19 (17.59%) PMI Certification
3 16 (14.81%) PMP
3 16 (14.81%) Degree
4 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.78%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) CRISC
6 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.85%) CISA
6 2 (1.85%) CISM
6 2 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) P3O
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) Amdocs
3 4 (3.70%) SAP
4 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.85%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) Huawei
6 1 (0.93%) VMware