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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 36 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 124 112 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.10% 4.24% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 5.82% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 76
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
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
2308 1925 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.30% 72.83% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1031 896
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.09 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +7 58 £350 -3.78% 4
Glasgow +9 40 £350 -2.09% 12
Stirling - 8 £475 - 1
West Lothian -1 6 £319 -24.01%
Renfrewshire -1 2 £189 -37.60%
Aberdeen -4 1 £414 -18.22%
Fife -9 1 £340 +58.13%
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 138 (54.98%) Project Management
2 93 (37.05%) Finance
3 48 (19.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 48 (19.12%) ITIL
4 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
5 43 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (14.34%) PMI Certification
7 35 (13.94%) Change Management
8 34 (13.55%) Business Analysis
9 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 32 (12.75%) PMP
10 29 (11.55%) Banking
11 27 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (10.76%) MS Project
12 23 (9.16%) MS Excel
13 22 (8.76%) ISEB
14 20 (7.97%) Security Cleared
15 19 (7.57%) Degree
15 19 (7.57%) SharePoint
15 19 (7.57%) Migration
16 18 (7.17%) SC Cleared
16 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (6.77%) Risk Management
17 17 (6.77%) MS Office
18 16 (6.37%) Data Modelling
18 16 (6.37%) PRINCE
19 15 (5.98%) Windows
19 15 (5.98%) GAP Analysis
19 15 (5.98%) Supplier Management
20 14 (5.58%) Project Planning

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (10.76%) MS Project
2 23 (9.16%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.77%) MS Office
4 11 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.80%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.80%) Primavera
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) Firewall
2 3 (1.20%) Network Security
2 3 (1.20%) SAN
2 3 (1.20%) Broadband
3 2 (0.80%) LAN
3 2 (0.80%) WAN
3 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.80%) EDRMS
1 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 93 (37.05%) Finance
2 29 (11.55%) Banking
3 11 (4.38%) Retail
4 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.80%) Front Office
6 2 (0.80%) Publishing
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 133 (52.99%) Project Manager
2 42 (16.73%) Analyst
3 25 (9.96%) Business Analyst
4 24 (9.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 23 (9.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 14 (5.58%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.78%) PMO Analyst
8 11 (4.38%) Coordinator
8 11 (4.38%) Project Coordinator
9 10 (3.98%) Change Manager
10 7 (2.79%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.79%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.39%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.39%) PMO Manager
11 6 (2.39%) Security Manager
12 5 (1.99%) Portfolio Manager
12 5 (1.99%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (1.99%) Technical Manager
12 5 (1.99%) Consultant
12 5 (1.99%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.59%) .NET
2 2 (0.80%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.40%) Ajax
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.98%) NHS
2 10 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.79%) PMI
4 5 (1.99%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.99%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.59%) User Experience
6 3 (1.20%) RMADS
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.80%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
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
8 1 (0.40%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.98%) Windows
2 7 (2.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) UNIX
5 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (54.98%) Project Management
2 48 (19.12%) ITIL
3 43 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.94%) Change Management
5 34 (13.55%) Business Analysis
6 27 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.57%) Migration
8 17 (6.77%) Risk Management
9 16 (6.37%) Data Modelling
9 16 (6.37%) PRINCE
10 15 (5.98%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (5.98%) Supplier Management
11 14 (5.58%) Project Planning
11 14 (5.58%) Requirements Engineering
12 13 (5.18%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.78%) Service Management
13 12 (4.78%) Matrix Management
14 11 (4.38%) BPMN
14 11 (4.38%) Asset Management
15 9 (3.59%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.19%) C
2 7 (2.79%) SQL
3 5 (1.99%) Java
3 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (19.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 36 (14.34%) PMI Certification
3 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 32 (12.75%) PMP
4 22 (8.76%) ISEB
5 20 (7.97%) Security Cleared
6 19 (7.57%) Degree
7 18 (7.17%) SC Cleared
8 13 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.59%) APMP
10 3 (1.20%) MBA
11 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) QA
2 9 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.80%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) EMIR
4 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.40%) P3O
4 1 (0.40%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.40%) UCITS
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) XenApp
2 2 (0.80%) UAG
3 1 (0.40%) Squid
3 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) WMI
1 2 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.38%) Oracle
3 5 (1.99%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.20%) Planview
4 3 (1.20%) HP
4 3 (1.20%) Cisco
5 2 (0.80%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.80%) Niku
5 2 (0.80%) Borland
5 2 (0.80%) Avaya
5 2 (0.80%) Serena
5 2 (0.80%) VMware
5 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds
5 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.40%) IBM
6 1 (0.40%) CA
6 1 (0.40%) McAfee
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
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