The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 94 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 48 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 1.05% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.19% 5.23% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 11
Average daily rate
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£455 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.72% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £366 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.91%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
471 555 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.17% 20.18% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 269 186
Average daily rate £350 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -5 23 £467 +33.42% 1
Glasgow -2 9 - - 1
Stirling +12 5 - -
North Lanarkshire -5 3 £550 -
Highlands - 2 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £375 -
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PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification.

1 76 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 41 (53.95%) Finance
3 28 (36.84%) Project Management
4 25 (32.89%) Banking
5 16 (21.05%) Time Management
6 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
7 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.84%) MS Project
8 9 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (10.53%) PMP
9 8 (10.53%) PMI Certification
10 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) Degree
10 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (7.89%) PMI
11 6 (7.89%) ITIL
12 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
12 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
13 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
13 4 (5.26%) VoIP
13 4 (5.26%) Oracle
13 4 (5.26%) MS Office
13 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.26%) Matrix Management
13 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.84%) MS Project
2 9 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.26%) MS Office
4 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) VoIP
1 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.95%) SDH
2 3 (3.95%) DWDM
2 3 (3.95%) WAN
2 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 41 (53.95%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Project Manager
2 28 (36.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 28 (36.84%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Programme Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (6.58%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Development Manager
7 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (2.63%) ICT Project Manager
7 2 (2.63%) PMO Lead
7 2 (2.63%) ICT Programme Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Application Development Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Application Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
1 1 (1.32%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) PMI
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Handset
4 1 (1.32%) e-Health
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 28 (36.84%) Project Management
3 16 (21.05%) Time Management
4 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (7.89%) ITIL
7 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.26%) Matrix Management
8 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.95%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.95%) Change Control
10 2 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.63%) Line Management
10 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.63%) Software Delivery
10 2 (2.63%) Data Management
10 2 (2.63%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C#
1 1 (1.32%) Java
1 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) PMP
1 8 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
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