The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 23 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 26 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.74% 3.42% 12.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 4.85% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 10
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£463 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £207 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £383 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.58 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +0.28%
PRINCE2
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
279 165 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.04% 70.51% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 117 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £417 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Taunton +2 18 £475 +15.85% 2
Bath -1 1 £400 +72.04% 1
Clevedon - - - - 1
Street - - - -
PRINCE2
South West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 35 (55.56%) SAP
2 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
3 28 (44.44%) Project Management
4 27 (42.86%) ITIL
5 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
6 23 (36.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (26.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
8 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (22.22%) Change Control
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.05%) GIS
11 11 (17.46%) UML
11 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
11 11 (17.46%) Business Transformation
11 11 (17.46%) Asset Management
12 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
13 9 (14.29%) Web Services
13 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
14 8 (12.70%) Finance
14 8 (12.70%) SAP SD
14 8 (12.70%) CMDB
14 8 (12.70%) Operations Management
14 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (12.70%) Capacity Management
14 8 (12.70%) SolarWinds
14 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (12.70%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (11.11%) Oracle
15 7 (11.11%) Risk Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SAP SD
2 6 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Analyst
2 25 (39.68%) Business Analyst
3 24 (38.10%) Project Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Transition Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Service Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Service Transition Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Configuration Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) SAP Business Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Business Manager
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Transformation Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) GIS
2 8 (12.70%) CMDB
3 3 (4.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.59%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Project Management
2 27 (42.86%) ITIL
3 23 (36.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 14 (22.22%) Change Control
6 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
6 11 (17.46%) Business Transformation
6 11 (17.46%) Asset Management
6 11 (17.46%) UML
7 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 8 (12.70%) Operations Management
9 8 (12.70%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (12.70%) Capacity Management
10 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.52%) Scrum
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
12 5 (7.94%) Use Case
12 5 (7.94%) ITSM
12 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.17%) C
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (7.94%) ISEB
5 5 (7.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MOS
7 1 (1.59%) CISSP
7 1 (1.59%) CEH
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) SAP
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) SolarWinds
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) EMC
5 1 (1.59%) VMware