The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 184 164 150
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 72 70 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.81% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.14% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 40
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £309 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.90 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -29.34%
PRINCE
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7021 6163 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.05% 71.29% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3450 3296
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 244 333
Average hourly rate £20.67 £32.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
Surrey 0 21 £413 +13.79% 1
Hampshire -17 12 £513 +28.12% 3
Berkshire +1 11 £503 +29.67% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £450 +21.21% 2
East Sussex -7 7 £400 +19.40%
West Sussex +7 4 £525 - 1
Kent 0 4 £288 +8.49%
Oxfordshire -11 2 £550 +18.79% 1
Middlesex 0 1 £438 +1.44%
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 115 (64.25%) Project Management
2 93 (51.96%) PRINCE2
3 80 (44.69%) Finance
4 53 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (25.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 36 (20.11%) Telecoms
7 34 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (15.64%) ITIL
9 24 (13.41%) PMI Certification
10 22 (12.29%) MS Project
11 20 (11.17%) Project Planning
12 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
12 18 (10.06%) MS Excel
12 18 (10.06%) Risk Management
13 17 (9.50%) PMP
13 17 (9.50%) Scrum
13 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (8.94%) CRM
14 16 (8.94%) Microsoft
15 15 (8.38%) Oracle
16 14 (7.82%) MS Office
16 14 (7.82%) Migration
16 14 (7.82%) Programme Management
17 13 (7.26%) Retail
18 11 (6.15%) Business Analysis
18 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
18 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
18 11 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
19 10 (5.59%) Time Management
19 10 (5.59%) Waterfall

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.56%) Lync
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (12.29%) MS Project
2 18 (10.06%) MS Excel
3 14 (7.82%) MS Office
4 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.12%) Open Workbench
6 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) HFM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) Intranet
2 4 (2.23%) Internet
2 4 (2.23%) LAN
2 4 (2.23%) WAN
2 4 (2.23%) MVNO
3 2 (1.12%) SAN
3 2 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
4 1 (0.56%) SDH
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
4 1 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) ADSL
4 1 (0.56%) ATM
4 1 (0.56%) Broadband
4 1 (0.56%) DWDM
4 1 (0.56%) OSPF
4 1 (0.56%) BGP
4 1 (0.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.56%) Essbase
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) StarTeam
General
1 80 (44.69%) Finance
2 36 (20.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.26%) Retail
4 9 (5.03%) Banking
5 8 (4.47%) Automotive
6 6 (3.35%) Advertising
7 5 (2.79%) Back Office
8 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.23%) Marketing
9 3 (1.68%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (1.68%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.68%) Billing
9 3 (1.68%) Publishing
10 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.56%) Military
11 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (64.25%) Project Manager
2 25 (13.97%) Analyst
3 13 (7.26%) Business Analyst
4 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (5.03%) Programme Manager
6 8 (4.47%) Technical Project Manager
6 8 (4.47%) Technical Manager
7 7 (3.91%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (3.91%) Senior Manager
8 5 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (2.79%) Project Officer
8 5 (2.79%) Oracle Project Manager
8 5 (2.79%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (2.23%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.23%) PMO Lead
9 4 (2.23%) Project Support Officer
9 4 (2.23%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.23%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) J2EE
2 1 (0.56%) SAML
2 1 (0.56%) Middleware
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.03%) PMI
3 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.79%) FMCG
4 3 (1.68%) Social Media
4 3 (1.68%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.68%) NHS
5 2 (1.12%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.56%) Statistics
6 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.23%) UNIX
1 4 (2.23%) Linux
2 3 (1.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (64.25%) Project Management
2 93 (51.96%) PRINCE2
3 53 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (15.64%) ITIL
6 20 (11.17%) Project Planning
7 18 (10.06%) Risk Management
8 17 (9.50%) Scrum
9 16 (8.94%) CRM
10 14 (7.82%) Migration
10 14 (7.82%) Programme Management
11 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.15%) Business Analysis
12 10 (5.59%) Time Management
12 10 (5.59%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.03%) Change Management
14 8 (4.47%) Business Transformation
14 8 (4.47%) Line Management
15 7 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.91%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.35%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) C
2 2 (1.12%) Java
3 1 (0.56%) Perl
3 1 (0.56%) PHP
3 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (25.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 24 (13.41%) PMI Certification
3 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
4 17 (9.50%) PMP
5 11 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.47%) Degree
7 5 (2.79%) ISEB
8 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.56%) APMP
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) P3O
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) WMI
1 2 (1.12%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.56%) WSUS
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.38%) Oracle
3 5 (2.79%) SAP
3 5 (2.79%) Cisco
4 3 (1.68%) HP
4 3 (1.68%) VMware
5 2 (1.12%) Serena
5 2 (1.12%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.12%) Metastorm
5 2 (1.12%) Open Text
5 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.12%) Borland
5 2 (1.12%) Juniper
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.56%) NetApp
6 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.56%) Lotus
6 1 (0.56%) Sun
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards