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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 40 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 118 107 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.05% 4.23% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 5.72% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 65
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£350 £384 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -18.30%
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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
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%

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 22 May 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 22 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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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 57 £350 -12.50% 7
Glasgow +2 33 £350 -3.44% 4
West Lothian -2 7 £319 -25.00% 2
Stirling +3 6 £488 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £295 -
Renfrewshire -1 1 £190 -39.44%
Aberdeen -4 1 £414 -18.22%
Fife - 1 £340 -
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (54.94%) Project Management
2 99 (39.13%) Finance
3 55 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 47 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (18.58%) Microsoft
5 41 (16.21%) ITIL
6 37 (14.62%) Change Management
6 37 (14.62%) Business Analysis
7 31 (12.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (11.86%) MS Project
9 29 (11.46%) PMI Certification
10 28 (11.07%) MS Excel
11 25 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (9.88%) Banking
12 24 (9.49%) PMP
12 24 (9.49%) ISEB
13 22 (8.70%) Degree
14 19 (7.51%) Risk Management
14 19 (7.51%) SharePoint
14 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (7.11%) MS Office
15 18 (7.11%) Migration
16 17 (6.72%) Data Modelling
16 17 (6.72%) Security Cleared
17 16 (6.32%) Supplier Management
17 16 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
18 15 (5.93%) Windows
18 15 (5.93%) SC Cleared
18 15 (5.93%) Requirements Engineering

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.79%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (11.86%) MS Project
2 28 (11.07%) MS Excel
3 18 (7.11%) MS Office
4 16 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.79%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.79%) Primavera
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.40%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) Firewall
2 3 (1.19%) Broadband
2 3 (1.19%) SAN
2 3 (1.19%) Network Security
3 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.79%) QlikView
1 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
1 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.79%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.58%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.40%) Toad
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 99 (39.13%) Finance
2 25 (9.88%) Banking
3 9 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.16%) Retail
5 4 (1.58%) Marketing
6 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Front Office
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (52.96%) Project Manager
2 49 (19.37%) Analyst
3 31 (12.25%) Business Analyst
4 25 (9.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 24 (9.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 13 (5.14%) Project Coordinator
6 13 (5.14%) Programme Manager
6 13 (5.14%) Coordinator
7 12 (4.74%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (3.56%) Senior Manager
8 9 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
9 8 (3.16%) Change Manager
10 6 (2.37%) Security Manager
10 6 (2.37%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (1.98%) PMO Lead
11 5 (1.98%) Consultant
11 5 (1.98%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (1.98%) Portfolio Manager
11 5 (1.98%) Technical Manager
12 4 (1.58%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) XML
1 2 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.40%) CPAN
2 1 (0.40%) HTML
2 1 (0.40%) JSP
2 1 (0.40%) Ajax
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.56%) NHS
2 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.16%) PMI
4 6 (2.37%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.58%) User Experience
6 3 (1.19%) RMADS
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Handset
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) LIMS
8 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.40%) e-Health
8 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.93%) Windows
2 7 (2.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (54.94%) Project Management
2 47 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (16.21%) ITIL
4 37 (14.62%) Change Management
4 37 (14.62%) Business Analysis
5 25 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.51%) Risk Management
7 18 (7.11%) Migration
8 17 (6.72%) Data Modelling
9 16 (6.32%) Supplier Management
9 16 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (5.93%) Requirements Engineering
11 14 (5.53%) PRINCE
11 14 (5.53%) Programme Management
12 12 (4.74%) Matrix Management
12 12 (4.74%) Project Planning
13 11 (4.35%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.35%) BPMN
14 10 (3.95%) Change Control
15 9 (3.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.16%) SQL
1 8 (3.16%) C
2 5 (1.98%) Java
2 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 31 (12.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 29 (11.46%) PMI Certification
4 24 (9.49%) PMP
4 24 (9.49%) ISEB
5 22 (8.70%) Degree
6 17 (6.72%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.93%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.98%) APMP
10 3 (1.19%) MBA
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.35%) QA
2 9 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) COBIT
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) XenApp
2 2 (0.79%) UAG
3 1 (0.40%) Squid
3 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) WMI
1 2 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.95%) Oracle
3 5 (1.98%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.58%) Cisco
5 3 (1.19%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.79%) Planview
6 2 (0.79%) Borland
6 2 (0.79%) Niku
6 2 (0.79%) HP
6 2 (0.79%) Avaya
6 2 (0.79%) VMware
6 2 (0.79%) Serena
6 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) McAfee
7 1 (0.40%) CA
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
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