The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 107 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 15 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.62% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £12.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -64.44%
PRINCE
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2211 1940 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.09% 75.05% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1093 932
Average daily rate £375 £379 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Glasgow +7 12 £350 +7.69%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
PRINCE
UK

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 22 (64.71%) Project Management
2 17 (50.00%) ITIL
3 16 (47.06%) PMI Certification
3 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (44.12%) PMP
4 15 (44.12%) Project Planning
5 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
6 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Change Management
8 10 (29.41%) Economics
9 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) HP
10 4 (11.76%) MS Office
10 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
11 3 (8.82%) Migration
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
11 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
12 2 (5.88%) ITIL V2
12 2 (5.88%) Time Management
12 2 (5.88%) Budget Control
12 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (5.88%) Degree
12 2 (5.88%) WMI

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Manager
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (29.41%) Economics
3 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Project Management
2 17 (50.00%) ITIL
3 15 (44.12%) Project Planning
4 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
5 10 (29.41%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL V2
9 2 (5.88%) Time Management
9 2 (5.88%) Budget Control
9 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
10 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) PMI Certification
2 15 (44.12%) PMP
3 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) WMI
1 2 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Serena
3 2 (5.88%) Borland
4 1 (2.94%) SAP