The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 112 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 18 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.94% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.22% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 17
Average daily rate
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£435 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £295 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £489 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £22.90 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+116.13% -22.36%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2357 2457 1624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.20% 77.09% 70.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1528 1000
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Somerset +8 5 - -
Wiltshire +7 5 £400 -11.20% 1
Devon +2 2 £405 -
Dorset -4 2 £471 -14.45%
Bristol - 1 - - 2
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 34 (55.74%) PRINCE2
2 24 (39.34%) ITIL
3 21 (34.43%) Project Management
3 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
5 19 (31.15%) Finance
6 18 (29.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (24.59%) VMware
8 15 (24.59%) Change Management
8 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.95%) Business Transformation
10 12 (19.67%) Banking
10 12 (19.67%) Retail
10 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
11 11 (18.03%) Windows
11 11 (18.03%) Retail Banking
11 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.39%) Office 365
12 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.75%) Cisco
14 8 (13.11%) Nokia
14 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
15 7 (11.48%) Juniper
15 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
16 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
17 5 (8.20%) MS Project
17 5 (8.20%) Release Management

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.28%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.28%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
2 12 (19.67%) Retail
3 11 (18.03%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Billing
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
4 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (4.92%) Network Support
4 3 (4.92%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (3.28%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (3.28%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Release Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Change Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Consultant
5 2 (3.28%) PMO Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Coordinator
6 1 (1.64%) Junior
6 1 (1.64%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.28%) PMI
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.28%) PACS
4 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) PRINCE2
2 24 (39.34%) ITIL
3 21 (34.43%) Project Management
3 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (24.59%) Change Management
6 14 (22.95%) Business Transformation
7 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.20%) Release Management
10 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
11 3 (4.92%) Workflow
11 3 (4.92%) Project Governance
12 2 (3.28%) Change Control
12 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.28%) Coaching
12 2 (3.28%) Time Management
12 2 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) ACCA
6 1 (1.64%) CIMA
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) FATCA
2 1 (1.64%) COREP
2 1 (1.64%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 9 (14.75%) Cisco
4 8 (13.11%) Nokia
5 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.48%) Juniper
6 4 (6.56%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.64%) Huawei
8 1 (1.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.64%) Rackspace