The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 7 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.80% 6.44% 7.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 8.41% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 10
Average daily rate £425 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -17.14%
PRINCE2
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 226 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 84.24% 76.61% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 127 116
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (23.08%) nmon
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) JProfiler
4 3 (23.08%) Introscope
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) Toad

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) SDH
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Introscope
1 3 (23.08%) JProfiler
1 3 (23.08%) Toad
2 2 (15.38%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (7.69%) Fintech
4 1 (7.69%) iSeries
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
4 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Solaris
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (23.08%) nmon
2 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
1 2 (15.38%) BMC
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
1 2 (15.38%) Trillium
2 1 (7.69%) Amdocs
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft