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 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 25 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 19 51 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.19% 11.21% 9.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 13.32% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £474 £468
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 £28.00 £29.50 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -18.30%
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
269 383 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 73.50% 84.18% 57.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 290 49
Average daily rate £400 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 6
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 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
Bath +2 6 £405 -4.70% 3
Taunton -12 6 £675 +73.07%
Shepton Mallet - 1 £420 -
Street - 1 £330 -
PRINCE2
South West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 30 (55.56%) ITIL
2 25 (46.30%) Project Management
3 21 (38.89%) ISO 9000
3 21 (38.89%) Management Information System
4 20 (37.04%) Change Control
5 19 (35.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
5 19 (35.19%) Information Security
5 19 (35.19%) UML
6 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 18 (33.33%) Retail
7 16 (29.63%) .NET Framework
7 16 (29.63%) .NET
7 16 (29.63%) SAP
8 15 (27.78%) ISEB
8 15 (27.78%) Workflow
9 14 (25.93%) GIS
9 14 (25.93%) SOA
9 14 (25.93%) CRM
10 13 (24.07%) VB
10 13 (24.07%) C#
10 13 (24.07%) Web Services
10 13 (24.07%) CMS
10 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
10 13 (24.07%) Content Management
10 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
13 10 (18.52%) PRINCE

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (24.07%) CMS
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.70%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
2 18 (33.33%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Billing
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Project Manager
2 21 (38.89%) Architect
2 21 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.96%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Business Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Customer Services Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Workstream Manager
6 1 (1.85%) SAP Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Finance Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET Framework
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 14 (25.93%) GIS
3 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) ITIL
2 25 (46.30%) Project Management
3 20 (37.04%) Change Control
4 19 (35.19%) Information Security
4 19 (35.19%) UML
5 15 (27.78%) Workflow
6 14 (25.93%) SOA
6 14 (25.93%) CRM
7 13 (24.07%) Content Management
7 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (18.52%) PRINCE
10 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.81%) Critical Path Analysis
12 6 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
13 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
14 4 (7.41%) Change Management
14 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
15 3 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) VB
1 13 (24.07%) C#
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) ISEB
2 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) PMP
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) ISO 9000
2 19 (35.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) HL7
3 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Veeam
3 1 (1.85%) Zerto