The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 32 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 146 114 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.45% 4.08% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 5.24% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £223 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.35 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.73%
PRINCE2
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
2611 2175 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.58% 77.90% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1112 886
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PRINCE2
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 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 +4 72 £394 +12.50% 6
Glasgow -7 23 £274 -19.48% 4
North Lanarkshire +3 13 £370 - 1
Renfrewshire +12 10 £265 -23.85%
Stirling +12 6 £325 -9.72%
West Lothian - 6 £303 -
Highlands - 6 - -
East Ayrshire - 3 £375 -
Fife -5 2 - -
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 139 (52.45%) Project Management
2 103 (38.87%) Finance
3 77 (29.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 55 (20.75%) ITIL
5 45 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
7 38 (14.34%) Banking
8 32 (12.08%) PMI Certification
9 31 (11.70%) MS Project
10 30 (11.32%) Change Management
11 29 (10.94%) MS Excel
12 28 (10.57%) Data Centre
13 24 (9.06%) PMP
13 24 (9.06%) Business Analysis
14 22 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 22 (8.30%) Programme Management
14 22 (8.30%) MS Visio
15 20 (7.55%) Degree
15 20 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (6.79%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (6.42%) Change Control
19 16 (6.04%) SharePoint
19 16 (6.04%) MS Office
19 16 (6.04%) QA
19 16 (6.04%) Time Management
20 15 (5.66%) Security Cleared
20 15 (5.66%) Supplier Management
20 15 (5.66%) PMI

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.51%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.38%) SAS
5 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.38%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (11.70%) MS Project
2 29 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 22 (8.30%) MS Visio
4 19 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (6.04%) MS Office
6 2 (0.75%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.75%) Primavera
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.64%) WAN
1 7 (2.64%) Firewall
2 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.89%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.89%) Intranet
4 4 (1.51%) Broadband
4 4 (1.51%) SAN
4 4 (1.51%) VoIP
5 3 (1.13%) LAN
5 3 (1.13%) SDH
5 3 (1.13%) DWDM
6 2 (0.75%) DMZ
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.15%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.64%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.75%) QlikView
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.75%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.75%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.75%) Ant
2 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.75%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) Hudson
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 103 (38.87%) Finance
2 38 (14.34%) Banking
3 8 (3.02%) Retail
3 8 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.89%) Legal
5 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Local Government
6 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 132 (49.81%) Project Manager
2 59 (22.26%) Analyst
3 38 (14.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 36 (13.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 26 (9.81%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.92%) PMO Analyst
7 14 (5.28%) Programme Manager
8 9 (3.40%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.02%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.64%) Project Coordinator
10 7 (2.64%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (2.64%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.26%) Developer
12 5 (1.89%) Technical Project Manager
12 5 (1.89%) Configuration Manager
12 5 (1.89%) PMO Manager
12 5 (1.89%) Technical Manager
12 5 (1.89%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.89%) Web Services
2 4 (1.51%) Hibernate
2 4 (1.51%) Spring
3 3 (1.13%) .NET
4 2 (0.75%) HTML
4 2 (0.75%) JSP
4 2 (0.75%) Ajax
4 2 (0.75%) XML
4 2 (0.75%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.38%) CPAN
5 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.38%) ArcObjects
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.66%) PMI
4 13 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.02%) NHS
6 7 (2.64%) GIS
7 6 (2.26%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.51%) e-Health
10 3 (1.13%) Statistics
10 3 (1.13%) RMADS
11 2 (0.75%) Replication
11 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.75%) CMDB
11 2 (0.75%) User Experience
12 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.91%) Windows
2 8 (3.02%) UNIX
3 4 (1.51%) Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (52.45%) Project Management
2 55 (20.75%) ITIL
3 45 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (11.32%) Change Management
5 24 (9.06%) Business Analysis
6 22 (8.30%) Programme Management
7 20 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (6.42%) Change Control
9 16 (6.04%) Time Management
10 15 (5.66%) Supplier Management
10 15 (5.66%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.28%) PRINCE
12 13 (4.91%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.53%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (4.15%) Migration
14 11 (4.15%) Service Management
14 11 (4.15%) Information Security
15 10 (3.77%) Project Planning
15 10 (3.77%) Matrix Management
16 9 (3.40%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.02%) SQL
2 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.89%) Java
4 3 (1.13%) C#
5 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.38%) VB
6 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (29.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 32 (12.08%) PMI Certification
3 24 (9.06%) PMP
4 22 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (7.55%) Degree
6 18 (6.79%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.53%) ISEB
9 9 (3.40%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.26%) APMP
11 2 (0.75%) MOS
11 2 (0.75%) CCNP
11 2 (0.75%) CCNA
11 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.38%) MCSE
12 1 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.04%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) UAG
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.38%) Squid
3 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) SCCM
1 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.91%) Oracle
3 8 (3.02%) SAP
4 6 (2.26%) Cisco
5 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.75%) IBM
6 2 (0.75%) Niku
6 2 (0.75%) VMware
6 2 (0.75%) Planview
6 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.75%) Avaya
7 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.38%) Cadence
7 1 (0.38%) ESRI
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix
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