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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 27 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 177 117 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.25% 5.43% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 7.66% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 82 114
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£403 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.58 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.43% -13.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.44 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.72 £46.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +26.04%
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
2471 1528 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.32% 70.87% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1021 1233
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 89 154
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.55 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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 -2 58 £430 +14.66% 18
Wiltshire -2 37 £444 +0.85% 13
Devon -11 28 £378 +0.66% 4
Gloucestershire +2 24 £413 +81.31% 15
Somerset -16 11 £393 +1.29% 6
Dorset -2 8 £525 +31.25% 9
Cornwall 0 1 £293 -13.33%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 210 (52.24%) Project Management
2 104 (25.87%) Security Cleared
3 101 (25.12%) ITIL
4 98 (24.38%) Finance
5 80 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (19.15%) MS Project
6 77 (19.15%) SC Cleared
7 72 (17.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 71 (17.66%) Microsoft
9 68 (16.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 66 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (12.94%) Risk Management
12 47 (11.69%) MS Excel
13 46 (11.44%) Business Analysis
14 43 (10.70%) Programme Management
15 42 (10.45%) Change Management
16 40 (9.95%) SAP
17 35 (8.71%) PMI Certification
17 35 (8.71%) MS Office
18 34 (8.46%) PRINCE
19 33 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (7.21%) SharePoint
21 26 (6.47%) Windows
22 25 (6.22%) Oracle
22 25 (6.22%) SQL
22 25 (6.22%) Migration
23 24 (5.97%) Service Management
24 23 (5.72%) ISEB
24 23 (5.72%) PMP
25 22 (5.47%) MS Visio

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.74%) MS Project Server
3 10 (2.49%) SAS
4 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.50%) Lync
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.25%) Drupal
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 77 (19.15%) MS Project
2 47 (11.69%) MS Excel
3 35 (8.71%) MS Office
4 22 (5.47%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.24%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.49%) Summit
3 5 (1.24%) Maximo
3 5 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.00%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.75%) Agresso
5 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) SaaS
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.75%) IaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.49%) Firewall
2 9 (2.24%) WAN
3 8 (1.99%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (1.49%) Internet
5 5 (1.24%) LAN
6 3 (0.75%) DMZ
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.25%) 2G
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) 3G
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) PPP
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.49%) Oracle Discoverer
3 8 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.24%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.25%) QlikView
9 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 98 (24.38%) Finance
2 18 (4.48%) Banking
3 16 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.48%) Retail
5 11 (2.74%) Local Government
6 10 (2.49%) Legal
7 9 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.99%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.74%) Military
10 4 (1.00%) Law
11 3 (0.75%) Billing
11 3 (0.75%) Marketing
11 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.75%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 217 (53.98%) Project Manager
2 48 (11.94%) Analyst
3 36 (8.96%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.97%) IT Project Manager
5 23 (5.72%) Programme Manager
6 15 (3.73%) Service Manager
6 15 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 14 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (3.48%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (3.48%) Senior Manager
7 14 (3.48%) Senior Business Analyst
8 13 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (3.23%) Transition Manager
9 12 (2.99%) Technical Manager
9 12 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
10 11 (2.74%) Service Transition Manager
11 10 (2.49%) Data Manager
12 9 (2.24%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.24%) .NET
1 5 (1.24%) Web Services
2 2 (0.50%) Middleware
2 2 (0.50%) LAMP
3 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.25%) XML
3 1 (0.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.48%) PMI
3 13 (3.23%) NHS
4 10 (2.49%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.24%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.24%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.24%) GIS
6 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.99%) Economics
6 8 (1.99%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.24%) Open Source
8 3 (0.75%) CMDB
8 3 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.50%) DTV
9 2 (0.50%) Informatics
9 2 (0.50%) Robotics
9 2 (0.50%) Social Media
9 2 (0.50%) RMADS
9 2 (0.50%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.47%) Windows
2 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.24%) Solaris
4 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.75%) Linux
7 2 (0.50%) UNIX
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (52.24%) Project Management
2 101 (25.12%) ITIL
3 80 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (12.94%) Risk Management
6 46 (11.44%) Business Analysis
7 43 (10.70%) Programme Management
8 42 (10.45%) Change Management
9 34 (8.46%) PRINCE
10 25 (6.22%) Migration
11 24 (5.97%) Service Management
12 21 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.48%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (4.48%) Change Control
14 17 (4.23%) Configuration Management
15 16 (3.98%) Project Planning
16 15 (3.73%) Data Analysis
16 15 (3.73%) Time Management
17 14 (3.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.22%) SQL
2 12 (2.99%) C
3 5 (1.24%) Java
3 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.24%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.75%) VB
5 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.25%) PHP
5 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 104 (25.87%) Security Cleared
2 77 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 72 (17.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 68 (16.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 35 (8.71%) PMI Certification
6 23 (5.72%) ISEB
6 23 (5.72%) PMP
7 16 (3.98%) APMP
8 15 (3.73%) Degree
9 12 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.49%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.00%) MBA
13 3 (0.75%) MAPM
13 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.75%) MCSE
14 2 (0.50%) CAPM
14 2 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.25%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.23%) ISO 9001
2 15 (3.73%) QA
3 14 (3.48%) SLA
4 8 (1.99%) P3O
5 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.49%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.25%) FATCA
9 1 (0.25%) COREP
9 1 (0.25%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.24%) vSphere
3 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) Netcool
1 5 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.25%) MOM
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 71 (17.66%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.95%) SAP
3 25 (6.22%) Oracle
4 13 (3.23%) Cisco
5 10 (2.49%) VMware
5 10 (2.49%) Casewise
6 9 (2.24%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.99%) Citrix
8 6 (1.49%) EMC
8 6 (1.49%) IBM
9 5 (1.24%) HP
9 5 (1.24%) Informatica
10 4 (1.00%) Primavera
11 3 (0.75%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.50%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.50%) Niku
12 2 (0.50%) Siebel
13 1 (0.25%) Progress
13 1 (0.25%) Cognos
13 1 (0.25%) Dell
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