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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 206 196 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.19% 5.96% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.20% 8.14% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 139 87
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£400 £420 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% +71.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.73%
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
2512 2409 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.53% 73.31% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1590 1064
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 93 76
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +62.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £42.50 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Bristol 0 51 £400 -4.76% 5
Devon 0 49 £350 -12.50% 2
Wiltshire +14 47 £425 +1.19% 7
Somerset +2 20 £425 -5.55% 2
Gloucestershire -8 18 £435 -0.57% 6
Dorset +11 16 £450 +95.65% 7
Cornwall +1 1 - -
Avon - 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 209 (53.18%) Project Management
2 112 (28.50%) Finance
3 111 (28.24%) Security Cleared
4 104 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (23.66%) ITIL
6 68 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (16.54%) SC Cleared
8 63 (16.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 57 (14.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 54 (13.74%) MS Project
11 51 (12.98%) Programme Management
12 46 (11.70%) Microsoft
13 40 (10.18%) Change Management
13 40 (10.18%) Change Control
14 39 (9.92%) ISEB
15 37 (9.41%) MS Excel
16 35 (8.91%) Risk Management
17 33 (8.40%) Telecoms
18 31 (7.89%) DV Cleared
19 30 (7.63%) Management Information System
19 30 (7.63%) UML
20 28 (7.12%) SAP
20 28 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (6.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 27 (6.87%) MS Office
22 26 (6.62%) PMI Certification
22 26 (6.62%) Scrum
23 25 (6.36%) CRM
24 24 (6.11%) Waterfall
24 24 (6.11%) APMP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.05%) CMS
3 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.51%) Drupal
3 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.25%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) CICS
4 1 (0.25%) WordPress
4 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 54 (13.74%) MS Project
2 37 (9.41%) MS Excel
3 27 (6.87%) MS Office
4 22 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (4.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.53%) Summit
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.51%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.34%) WAN
2 13 (3.31%) LAN
3 8 (2.04%) Internet
4 5 (1.27%) Firewall
5 4 (1.02%) HTTP
5 4 (1.02%) VPN
6 2 (0.51%) SMS
6 2 (0.51%) ATM
6 2 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.51%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) WebEx
7 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) DB2
3 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.25%) Big Data
3 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.76%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) ERwin
General
1 112 (28.50%) Finance
2 33 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.85%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.60%) Retail
5 20 (5.09%) Banking
6 13 (3.31%) Marketing
7 8 (2.04%) Local Government
8 7 (1.78%) Electronics
9 6 (1.53%) Legal
9 6 (1.53%) Billing
10 4 (1.02%) Military
11 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.76%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.76%) Back Office
12 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 203 (51.65%) Project Manager
2 51 (12.98%) Analyst
3 39 (9.92%) Business Analyst
4 22 (5.60%) Programme Manager
4 22 (5.60%) IT Project Manager
5 18 (4.58%) Architect
6 16 (4.07%) Senior Manager
7 15 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (3.82%) Project Coordinator
7 15 (3.82%) Coordinator
7 15 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (3.82%) Project Officer
8 14 (3.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 13 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 11 (2.80%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.29%) Technical Project Manager
11 9 (2.29%) Technical Manager
11 9 (2.29%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.07%) .NET
2 13 (3.31%) Web Services
3 12 (3.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.02%) HTML5
4 4 (1.02%) HTML
5 3 (0.76%) JFC
6 2 (0.51%) Swing
6 2 (0.51%) CSS
6 2 (0.51%) jQuery
7 1 (0.25%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.25%) WCF
7 1 (0.25%) JSP
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.63%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.56%) NHS
3 14 (3.56%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.31%) GIS
5 7 (1.78%) PMI
5 7 (1.78%) DTV
6 5 (1.27%) Social Media
7 4 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.51%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.51%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.25%) User Experience
10 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) RMADS
10 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.29%) Windows
2 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (53.18%) Project Management
2 104 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (23.66%) ITIL
4 68 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (12.98%) Programme Management
6 40 (10.18%) Change Management
6 40 (10.18%) Change Control
7 35 (8.91%) Risk Management
8 30 (7.63%) UML
9 27 (6.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 26 (6.62%) Scrum
11 25 (6.36%) CRM
12 24 (6.11%) Waterfall
13 22 (5.60%) Project Planning
14 21 (5.34%) Business Analysis
15 20 (5.09%) Information Security
15 20 (5.09%) PRINCE
15 20 (5.09%) Service Management
16 18 (4.58%) Service Delivery
16 18 (4.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.56%) C
2 11 (2.80%) C#
2 11 (2.80%) VB
3 5 (1.27%) SQL
4 3 (0.76%) Java
4 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.51%) PHP
5 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) R
6 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (28.24%) Security Cleared
2 65 (16.54%) SC Cleared
3 63 (16.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 57 (14.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 39 (9.92%) ISEB
6 31 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 26 (6.62%) PMI Certification
8 24 (6.11%) APMP
9 21 (5.34%) PMP
9 21 (5.34%) Degree
10 6 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.27%) MAPM
12 4 (1.02%) CISM
13 3 (0.76%) HNC
13 3 (0.76%) CISSP
13 3 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.51%) NVQ Level 3
14 2 (0.51%) HND
14 2 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.07%) ISO 9000
3 12 (3.05%) QA
4 7 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.53%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.76%) P3O
7 2 (0.51%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) HL7
8 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Snort
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
1 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.12%) SAP
3 6 (1.53%) Citrix
4 5 (1.27%) Cisco
4 5 (1.27%) Oracle
5 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.76%) Sage
6 3 (0.76%) Sourcefire
6 3 (0.76%) Cerner
7 2 (0.51%) ESRI
7 2 (0.51%) Google
7 2 (0.51%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.25%) Zerto
8 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.25%) Veeam
8 1 (0.25%) MEDITECH
8 1 (0.25%) Facebook
8 1 (0.25%) Twitter
8 1 (0.25%) VMware
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