The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 161 194 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.84% 6.04% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 7.53% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 132 116
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £298 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
PRINCE2
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
2174 2577 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.83% 80.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1795 1754
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 114 129
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Wiltshire +3 67 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire -7 27 £414 +10.33% 3
Bristol -9 24 £400 +6.31% 5
Dorset +6 17 £400 - 1
Devon +3 10 £227 -31.62% 3
Somerset +20 9 £400 +9.58% 2
Cornwall - 2 £300 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 142 (47.81%) Project Management
2 104 (35.02%) Finance
3 99 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 78 (26.26%) ITIL
5 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (18.52%) DV Cleared
7 51 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (14.81%) Scrum
9 41 (13.80%) Risk Management
10 40 (13.47%) Microsoft
10 40 (13.47%) SC Cleared
11 36 (12.12%) Migration
12 35 (11.78%) Telecoms
12 35 (11.78%) ISEB
12 35 (11.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 35 (11.78%) C
12 35 (11.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 35 (11.78%) Change Control
13 33 (11.11%) Banking
14 32 (10.77%) Programme Management
15 29 (9.76%) MS Project
16 27 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (8.42%) MS Excel
17 25 (8.42%) Cisco
17 25 (8.42%) Business Analysis
18 24 (8.08%) TOGAF
18 24 (8.08%) Document Management
19 23 (7.74%) CISSP
19 23 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (7.41%) SDLC

PRINCE2
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.35%) Confluence
5 3 (1.01%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.67%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (9.76%) MS Project
2 25 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 16 (5.39%) MS Office
4 10 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Primavera
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.38%) SaaS
2 3 (1.01%) IaaS
2 3 (1.01%) PaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.38%) Firewall
2 11 (3.70%) VLAN
3 8 (2.69%) VoIP
3 8 (2.69%) WAN
4 7 (2.36%) LAN
4 7 (2.36%) MPLS
5 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.02%) VPN
6 5 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.35%) Internet
7 4 (1.35%) Network Security
7 4 (1.35%) OSPF
7 4 (1.35%) VPLS
7 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.01%) BGP
8 3 (1.01%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.01%) FabricPath
8 3 (1.01%) NetScreen
8 3 (1.01%) Skype
8 3 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.37%) NonStop SQL
2 7 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.67%) Big Data
3 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.34%) GIS
4 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.68%) JIRA
1 5 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 104 (35.02%) Finance
2 35 (11.78%) Telecoms
3 33 (11.11%) Banking
4 8 (2.69%) Retail
5 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.35%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Military
6 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (31.31%) Project Manager
2 42 (14.14%) Analyst
3 27 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.42%) Project Officer
5 20 (6.73%) Architect
6 17 (5.72%) Coordinator
7 16 (5.39%) IT Manager
7 16 (5.39%) Project Support Officer
7 16 (5.39%) Support Officer
8 15 (5.05%) IT Project Manager
8 15 (5.05%) Project Coordinator
9 14 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.04%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.69%) Integration Manager
11 8 (2.69%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 8 (2.69%) Security Analyst
12 7 (2.36%) Information Analyst
12 7 (2.36%) Security Manager
12 7 (2.36%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.71%) Middleware
2 3 (1.01%) .NET
2 3 (1.01%) AppFabric
2 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.01%) Velocity
2 3 (1.01%) WCF
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) CSS
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.37%) CESG
3 10 (3.37%) CESG CLAS
3 10 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.68%) NHS
5 5 (1.68%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.35%) Replication
7 3 (1.01%) PMI
7 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.01%) User Experience
8 2 (0.67%) Biology
8 2 (0.67%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.67%) Informatics
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.07%) Windows
2 11 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.68%) Linux
4 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.01%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.67%) Solaris
6 2 (0.67%) Unix
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (47.81%) Project Management
2 78 (26.26%) ITIL
3 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (14.81%) Scrum
6 41 (13.80%) Risk Management
7 36 (12.12%) Migration
8 35 (11.78%) Change Control
9 32 (10.77%) Programme Management
10 27 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (8.42%) Business Analysis
12 24 (8.08%) Document Management
12 24 (8.08%) TOGAF
13 22 (7.41%) SDLC
14 19 (6.40%) Information Assurance
14 19 (6.40%) ITIL V3
14 19 (6.40%) Requirements Management
15 16 (5.39%) Change Management
16 15 (5.05%) Use Case
17 14 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.78%) C
2 7 (2.36%) SQL
3 1 (0.34%) Perl
3 1 (0.34%) Python
3 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 55 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 40 (13.47%) SC Cleared
4 35 (11.78%) ISEB
4 35 (11.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 35 (11.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (7.74%) CISSP
6 21 (7.07%) Degree
7 18 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (5.72%) APMP
9 13 (4.38%) CCNA
10 11 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (3.70%) PMP
11 10 (3.37%) CLAS
12 8 (2.69%) CISA
13 7 (2.36%) ISTQB
13 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.36%) PMI Certification
14 6 (2.02%) HNC
15 5 (1.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.38%) JSP 440
2 13 (4.38%) QA
3 6 (2.02%) SLA
4 4 (1.35%) P3O
4 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.67%) GxP
6 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.69%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.68%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.67%) Snort
3 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.42%) Cisco
3 9 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 8 (2.69%) VMware
5 7 (2.36%) IBM
5 7 (2.36%) SAP
6 6 (2.02%) Juniper
7 5 (1.68%) WatchGuard
8 3 (1.01%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle
8 3 (1.01%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.67%) Adobe
9 2 (0.67%) CA
9 2 (0.67%) Novell
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.67%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.34%) Aruba
10 1 (0.34%) Epicor
10 1 (0.34%) ESRI
10 1 (0.34%) Sage
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