The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 20 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 212 130 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.97% 6.07% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 8.60% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 96 134
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -49.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.63 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.66% -10.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1512 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.62% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 974 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 67 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PRINCE2
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 across the South West region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PRINCE2
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 across the South West region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PRINCE2
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 PRINCE2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol -7 55 £419 +15.90% 17
Devon +10 44 £400 +6.66% 6
Wiltshire -11 29 £413 -2.36% 9
Somerset +3 27 £475 +104.30% 7
Gloucestershire -1 21 £450 +20.00% 4
Dorset -4 5 £438 +1.74% 3
Cornwall - 5 £375 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 253 (53.83%) Project Management
2 125 (26.60%) Finance
3 121 (25.74%) ITIL
4 105 (22.34%) Security Cleared
5 99 (21.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 94 (20.00%) MS Project
7 86 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 84 (17.87%) Microsoft
9 76 (16.17%) SC Cleared
10 74 (15.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 60 (12.77%) SAP
12 57 (12.13%) Change Management
13 56 (11.91%) Business Analysis
14 52 (11.06%) Risk Management
15 50 (10.64%) PMI Certification
15 50 (10.64%) MS Excel
16 44 (9.36%) Programme Management
17 42 (8.94%) PRINCE
17 42 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
18 39 (8.30%) Oracle
19 34 (7.23%) Change Control
20 33 (7.02%) MS Office
21 32 (6.81%) SharePoint
21 32 (6.81%) PMP
22 31 (6.60%) Banking
23 30 (6.38%) ISEB
23 30 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
24 29 (6.17%) Windows
25 28 (5.96%) UML
25 28 (5.96%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 32 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.19%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.70%) SAS
4 5 (1.06%) Lync
5 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 94 (20.00%) MS Project
2 50 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 33 (7.02%) MS Office
4 26 (5.53%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.49%) Summit
2 7 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.28%) Maximo
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
2 3 (0.64%) IaaS
3 2 (0.43%) PaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.98%) Firewall
2 13 (2.77%) WAN
3 12 (2.55%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (2.13%) LAN
5 4 (0.85%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
6 2 (0.43%) SAN
6 2 (0.43%) WLAN
7 1 (0.21%) VoIP
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) PPP
7 1 (0.21%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) DMZ
7 1 (0.21%) 3G
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.21%) 2G
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.70%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.43%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.21%) QlikView
10 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.64%) JDeveloper
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) LSMW
3 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 125 (26.60%) Finance
2 31 (6.60%) Banking
3 21 (4.47%) Retail
4 18 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.55%) Retail Banking
5 12 (2.55%) Marketing
6 11 (2.34%) Local Government
7 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.28%) Military
8 5 (1.06%) Billing
9 4 (0.85%) Back Office
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 3 (0.64%) Advertising
10 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.64%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 254 (54.04%) Project Manager
2 80 (17.02%) Analyst
3 56 (11.91%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.74%) Service Manager
5 26 (5.53%) IT Project Manager
6 21 (4.47%) Transition Manager
7 19 (4.04%) Service Transition Manager
7 19 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (4.04%) Senior Manager
8 18 (3.83%) Technical Manager
9 17 (3.62%) Programme Manager
9 17 (3.62%) Technical Project Manager
10 16 (3.40%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 14 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 14 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.55%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (2.55%) Contracts Manager
14 11 (2.34%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.55%) Middleware
1 12 (2.55%) .NET
2 10 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (2.13%) Web Services
3 5 (1.06%) WebCenter
4 3 (0.64%) XSLT
5 2 (0.43%) CSS
5 2 (0.43%) HTML
5 2 (0.43%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) JSP
6 1 (0.21%) J2EE
6 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.74%) PMI
2 23 (4.89%) GIS
3 15 (3.19%) Thin Client
3 15 (3.19%) Fat Client
4 14 (2.98%) NHS
5 10 (2.13%) CMDB
6 6 (1.28%) Economics
6 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.64%) DTV
7 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.64%) Replication
7 3 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.64%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.64%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.43%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.43%) iSeries
8 2 (0.43%) RMADS
8 2 (0.43%) Informatics
8 2 (0.43%) EPoS
9 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.17%) Windows
2 13 (2.77%) Solaris
3 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (1.70%) Linux
5 6 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.06%) UNIX
6 5 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (53.83%) Project Management
2 121 (25.74%) ITIL
3 86 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (12.13%) Change Management
5 56 (11.91%) Business Analysis
6 52 (11.06%) Risk Management
7 44 (9.36%) Programme Management
8 42 (8.94%) PRINCE
8 42 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (7.23%) Change Control
10 30 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (5.96%) UML
11 28 (5.96%) Service Delivery
12 24 (5.11%) Service Management
13 23 (4.89%) Migration
14 21 (4.47%) Portfolio Management
15 20 (4.26%) Asset Management
15 20 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (4.26%) Test Strategy
16 18 (3.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.74%) SQL
2 14 (2.98%) Java
3 10 (2.13%) C
4 8 (1.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.64%) VB
5 3 (0.64%) XQuery
5 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.43%) C#
6 2 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 99 (21.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 76 (16.17%) SC Cleared
4 74 (15.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 50 (10.64%) PMI Certification
6 32 (6.81%) PMP
7 30 (6.38%) ISEB
8 23 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (4.47%) Degree
10 14 (2.98%) APMP
11 12 (2.55%) DV Cleared
12 11 (2.34%) ISEB Practitioner
13 10 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.85%) MBA
15 3 (0.64%) MCSE
15 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.64%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.64%) MAPM
16 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (0.43%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.68%) QA
2 20 (4.26%) SLA
3 16 (3.40%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.55%) P3O
5 7 (1.49%) ISO 14001
5 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.85%) vSphere
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.85%) Netcool
2 4 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.64%) SCCM
3 3 (0.64%) SCOM
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) MOM
5 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.77%) SAP
3 39 (8.30%) Oracle
4 21 (4.47%) Cisco
5 16 (3.40%) VMware
6 13 (2.77%) CheckPoint
7 12 (2.55%) Casewise
8 9 (1.91%) IBM
9 8 (1.70%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.49%) HP
11 6 (1.28%) Citrix
12 5 (1.06%) EMC
12 5 (1.06%) Niku
13 4 (0.85%) Primavera
13 4 (0.85%) Informatica
14 2 (0.43%) Infor
14 2 (0.43%) Sun
14 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.43%) Hyperion
14 2 (0.43%) Siebel
Salisbury
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Rate: From £20.87 to £23.18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 425 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: From £30,196 to £34,666 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + rates are flexible
Posted: 23 days ago
Salisbury
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago