The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 88 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 39 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 1.22% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.01% 7.36% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 16
Average daily rate £350 £338 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.27% +68.18%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
487 394 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.52% 16.59% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 231 171
Average daily rate £326 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.08 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
PRINCE2 Certification
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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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -21 12 £350 -6.66% 2
Glasgow +5 11 £328 -2.96%
Aberdeen - 2 £600 -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
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PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (33.33%) Project Management
3 18 (31.58%) Finance
4 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.30%) Banking
6 10 (17.54%) MS Project
7 8 (14.04%) PMI Certification
8 7 (12.28%) Time Management
9 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.77%) PMP
10 5 (8.77%) MPLS
10 5 (8.77%) WAN
10 5 (8.77%) Degree
11 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
12 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.26%) Windows
12 3 (5.26%) PMI
12 3 (5.26%) NHS
13 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
13 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
13 2 (3.51%) MS Office
13 2 (3.51%) ITIL
13 2 (3.51%) Change Management
13 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
13 2 (3.51%) VMware
13 2 (3.51%) Business Transformation

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Project
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) WAN
1 5 (8.77%) MPLS
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) IPv4
3 1 (1.75%) IPv6
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (82.46%) Project Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Change Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Business Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Change Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (1.75%) PMO Lead
7 1 (1.75%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) PMI
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.28%) Time Management
5 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.51%) Migration
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.51%) Logistics
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.51%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.75%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) PMP
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Northgate
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix