The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 112 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 28 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.20% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 4.26% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 51
Median daily rate £318 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.83 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +34.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +52.54%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
918 868 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.82% 28.17% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 499 605
Median daily rate £381 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 35 54
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +2 10 £275 -29.03%
Wiltshire +5 9 £313 -34.21%
Dorset -8 4 £430 -9.57% 1
Somerset +9 3 £425 +1.19%
Bristol +4 1 £320 -13.63% 2
Devon -1 1 £350 -6.66%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 62 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (41.94%) Project Management
3 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 17 (27.42%) Finance
5 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
6 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
7 7 (11.29%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
7 7 (11.29%) Banking
7 7 (11.29%) Change Control
8 6 (9.68%) Document Management
8 6 (9.68%) PRINCE
8 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
9 5 (8.06%) NHS
9 5 (8.06%) MS Office
9 5 (8.06%) SAP
9 5 (8.06%) C
9 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (6.45%) Information Assurance
10 4 (6.45%) Degree
10 4 (6.45%) QA
10 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL
10 4 (6.45%) MS Project
10 4 (6.45%) Microsoft

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Electronics
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Senior Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Software Project Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Applications Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Applications Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Development Manager
4 5 (8.06%) IT Manager
4 5 (8.06%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Transformation Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Business Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Development Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Transformation Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Customer Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Engagement Manager
6 3 (4.84%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Business Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) J2EE
1 1 (1.61%) Leaflet
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.06%) NHS
2 3 (4.84%) Informatics
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (41.94%) Project Management
3 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 7 (11.29%) Change Control
6 7 (11.29%) Migration
7 6 (9.68%) Document Management
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) Information Assurance
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (4.84%) Data Management
10 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.84%) Project Governance
10 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) C
2 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.84%) PMP
6 2 (3.23%) APMP
7 1 (1.61%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (1.61%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.61%) TickIT
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) SAP
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Rally