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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 35 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 124 103 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.15% 3.88% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 5.06% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 60
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£340 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -28.06%
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
2340 2037 1825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.34% 76.67% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1111 914
Average daily rate £373 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +51.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £14.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 +11 54 £340 -9.33% 5
Glasgow 0 25 £340 +4.61% 7
North Lanarkshire - 16 £335 -
West Lothian +2 12 £313 -26.47% 3
Renfrewshire +8 5 £268 -17.69%
Stirling -1 3 - -
East Ayrshire - 3 £375 -
Fife -10 2 - -
Aberdeen +2 1 £414 +84.00%
Highlands -6 1 - - 1
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 154 (54.80%) Project Management
2 114 (40.57%) Finance
3 69 (24.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 54 (19.22%) Microsoft
5 50 (17.79%) ITIL
6 49 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (12.81%) Banking
7 36 (12.81%) MS Project
8 35 (12.46%) MS Excel
9 34 (12.10%) PMI Certification
10 31 (11.03%) Change Management
11 28 (9.96%) Business Analysis
11 28 (9.96%) Data Centre
12 26 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (8.90%) SharePoint
13 25 (8.90%) PMP
14 23 (8.19%) MS Office
15 22 (7.83%) Degree
16 21 (7.47%) MS PowerPoint
16 21 (7.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (7.12%) Security Cleared
18 19 (6.76%) MS Visio
18 19 (6.76%) Windows
18 19 (6.76%) ISEB
19 18 (6.41%) QA
19 18 (6.41%) SC Cleared
20 17 (6.05%) Programme Management
20 17 (6.05%) Oracle
21 16 (5.69%) PRINCE

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 25 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.42%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) SAS
4 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (12.81%) MS Project
2 35 (12.46%) MS Excel
3 23 (8.19%) MS Office
4 21 (7.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (6.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.71%) Primavera
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.78%) Intranet
2 4 (1.42%) WAN
2 4 (1.42%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.42%) Firewall
3 3 (1.07%) Network Security
3 3 (1.07%) Broadband
3 3 (1.07%) VoIP
3 3 (1.07%) SAN
4 2 (0.71%) DWDM
4 2 (0.71%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) SDH
4 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.49%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.07%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.71%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.71%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.71%) QlikView
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.42%) JIRA
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.71%) Ant
4 2 (0.71%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
5 1 (0.36%) JDeveloper
General
1 114 (40.57%) Finance
2 36 (12.81%) Banking
3 11 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.49%) Retail
5 4 (1.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 136 (48.40%) Project Manager
2 63 (22.42%) Analyst
3 34 (12.10%) Infrastructure Manager
4 33 (11.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 27 (9.61%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.76%) PMO Analyst
7 14 (4.98%) Coordinator
7 14 (4.98%) Project Coordinator
8 12 (4.27%) Programme Manager
9 11 (3.91%) Senior Manager
10 10 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (2.49%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.49%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.49%) Developer
12 6 (2.14%) Security Manager
12 6 (2.14%) Programme Analyst
12 6 (2.14%) PMO Lead
13 5 (1.78%) PMO Manager
13 5 (1.78%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.42%) .NET
1 4 (1.42%) Hibernate
1 4 (1.42%) Spring
1 4 (1.42%) XML
2 3 (1.07%) Ajax
2 3 (1.07%) HTML
2 3 (1.07%) JSP
3 2 (0.71%) HTML5
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.36%) CPAN
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) ArcObjects
4 1 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.96%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.98%) PMI
4 13 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.49%) NHS
5 7 (2.49%) GIS
6 6 (2.14%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.42%) e-Health
7 4 (1.42%) User Experience
8 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.07%) RMADS
8 3 (1.07%) Statistics
9 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) LIMS
10 1 (0.36%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.76%) Windows
2 7 (2.49%) UNIX
2 7 (2.49%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.07%) Linux
3 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (54.80%) Project Management
2 50 (17.79%) ITIL
3 49 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (11.03%) Change Management
5 28 (9.96%) Business Analysis
6 26 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (6.05%) Programme Management
8 16 (5.69%) Migration
8 16 (5.69%) Supplier Management
8 16 (5.69%) PRINCE
8 16 (5.69%) Risk Management
9 14 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (4.63%) Time Management
11 12 (4.27%) Matrix Management
11 12 (4.27%) Information Security
11 12 (4.27%) Data Modelling
12 11 (3.91%) Scrum
12 11 (3.91%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.56%) Resource Management
14 9 (3.20%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.91%) SQL
2 8 (2.85%) Java
3 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.78%) C
5 3 (1.07%) C#
6 2 (0.71%) VBA
7 1 (0.36%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (24.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 34 (12.10%) PMI Certification
3 25 (8.90%) PMP
4 22 (7.83%) Degree
5 21 (7.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (7.12%) Security Cleared
7 19 (6.76%) ISEB
8 18 (6.41%) SC Cleared
9 15 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.85%) APMP
11 3 (1.07%) MBA
12 2 (0.71%) MOS
13 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.41%) QA
2 9 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) P3O
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) XenApp
2 2 (0.71%) UAG
3 1 (0.36%) Squid
3 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) WMI
1 2 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.05%) Oracle
3 5 (1.78%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.42%) Cisco
5 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.71%) Borland
6 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.71%) HP
6 2 (0.71%) Avaya
6 2 (0.71%) Niku
6 2 (0.71%) VMware
6 2 (0.71%) Serena
6 2 (0.71%) Planview
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.36%) Cadence
7 1 (0.36%) ESRI
7 1 (0.36%) McAfee
7 1 (0.36%) CA
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
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