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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 19 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 222 141 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.58% 6.53% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.37% 9.23% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 103 124
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2141 1527 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.12% 70.76% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 989 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
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 93 72 122
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -41.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 -5 56 £416 +17.94% 7
Devon +8 44 £425 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire -9 35 £406 -3.27% 7
Somerset +10 34 £400 +35.59% 7
Gloucestershire -2 18 £450 +20.00% 6
Cornwall - 6 £375 - 1
Dorset -7 4 £438 +6.70%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 241 (52.51%) Project Management
2 128 (27.89%) Finance
3 118 (25.71%) ITIL
4 102 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 99 (21.57%) Security Cleared
6 89 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 88 (19.17%) MS Project
8 80 (17.43%) Microsoft
9 73 (15.90%) SC Cleared
10 72 (15.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 60 (13.07%) SAP
12 58 (12.64%) Change Management
13 53 (11.55%) Business Analysis
14 50 (10.89%) PMI Certification
15 49 (10.68%) MS Excel
16 48 (10.46%) Risk Management
17 42 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 40 (8.71%) Programme Management
18 40 (8.71%) PRINCE
19 38 (8.28%) Oracle
20 35 (7.63%) Change Control
21 34 (7.41%) Banking
22 32 (6.97%) MS Office
22 32 (6.97%) PMP
23 28 (6.10%) SharePoint
24 27 (5.88%) Windows
24 27 (5.88%) PMI
24 27 (5.88%) ISEB
25 26 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
25 26 (5.66%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 28 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.83%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.74%) SAS
4 5 (1.09%) Lync
5 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.65%) CMS
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 88 (19.17%) MS Project
2 49 (10.68%) MS Excel
3 32 (6.97%) MS Office
4 22 (4.79%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.53%) Summit
2 7 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.31%) Maximo
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.44%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.44%) IaaS
3 2 (0.44%) PaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.05%) Firewall
2 13 (2.83%) WAN
3 12 (2.61%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (2.18%) LAN
5 2 (0.44%) Wireless
5 2 (0.44%) WLAN
5 2 (0.44%) SAN
6 1 (0.22%) 3G
6 1 (0.22%) Internet
6 1 (0.22%) DMZ
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.22%) DHCP
6 1 (0.22%) PPP
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.22%) 2G
6 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.44%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) JDeveloper
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.22%) LSMW
3 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 128 (27.89%) Finance
2 34 (7.41%) Banking
3 22 (4.79%) Retail
4 19 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.83%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.61%) Marketing
7 10 (2.18%) Local Government
8 7 (1.53%) Back Office
9 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.09%) Billing
10 4 (0.87%) Military
10 4 (0.87%) Advertising
10 4 (0.87%) Legal
11 3 (0.65%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 249 (54.25%) Project Manager
2 78 (16.99%) Analyst
3 54 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 27 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 21 (4.58%) Transition Manager
6 19 (4.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 19 (4.14%) Senior Manager
6 19 (4.14%) Service Transition Manager
7 18 (3.92%) Programme Manager
8 16 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (3.49%) Technical Manager
9 15 (3.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 15 (3.27%) Technical Project Manager
10 13 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 12 (2.61%) Contracts Manager
11 12 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (2.61%) Senior Business Analyst
12 11 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.83%) .NET
2 12 (2.61%) Middleware
3 11 (2.40%) Web Services
4 10 (2.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.09%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.65%) XSLT
7 2 (0.44%) CSS
7 2 (0.44%) HTML
7 2 (0.44%) XML
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.88%) PMI
2 23 (5.01%) GIS
3 15 (3.27%) Thin Client
3 15 (3.27%) Fat Client
4 14 (3.05%) NHS
5 10 (2.18%) CMDB
6 6 (1.31%) Economics
6 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.65%) DTV
7 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.65%) Replication
7 3 (0.65%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.65%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.44%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.44%) iSeries
8 2 (0.44%) Informatics
8 2 (0.44%) EPoS
9 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.22%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.88%) Windows
2 13 (2.83%) Solaris
3 8 (1.74%) Linux
4 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.09%) UNIX
6 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (52.51%) Project Management
2 118 (25.71%) ITIL
3 89 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (12.64%) Change Management
5 53 (11.55%) Business Analysis
6 48 (10.46%) Risk Management
7 42 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 40 (8.71%) Programme Management
8 40 (8.71%) PRINCE
9 35 (7.63%) Change Control
10 26 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 26 (5.66%) UML
11 24 (5.23%) Migration
12 22 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (4.79%) Service Management
13 21 (4.58%) Portfolio Management
14 20 (4.36%) Test Strategy
14 20 (4.36%) Asset Management
15 17 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.66%) SQL
2 14 (3.05%) Java
3 9 (1.96%) C
4 7 (1.53%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.65%) XQuery
5 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.65%) VB
6 2 (0.44%) C#
6 2 (0.44%) PHP
7 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 99 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 73 (15.90%) SC Cleared
4 72 (15.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 50 (10.89%) PMI Certification
6 32 (6.97%) PMP
7 27 (5.88%) ISEB
8 23 (5.01%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (4.14%) Degree
10 14 (3.05%) APMP
11 11 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
12 10 (2.18%) DV Cleared
12 10 (2.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.87%) MBA
14 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.65%) MCSE
14 3 (0.65%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.44%) OCP
15 2 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.01%) QA
2 20 (4.36%) SLA
3 14 (3.05%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.61%) P3O
5 7 (1.53%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.87%) vSphere
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) Netcool
1 4 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.65%) SCCM
2 3 (0.65%) SCOM
2 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.22%) MOM
4 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 80 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.07%) SAP
3 38 (8.28%) Oracle
4 21 (4.58%) Cisco
5 16 (3.49%) VMware
6 13 (2.83%) CheckPoint
7 12 (2.61%) Casewise
8 9 (1.96%) IBM
9 8 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.09%) Niku
10 5 (1.09%) HP
10 5 (1.09%) Citrix
10 5 (1.09%) EMC
11 3 (0.65%) Informatica
12 2 (0.44%) Infor
12 2 (0.44%) Siebel
12 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.44%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.44%) Sun
12 2 (0.44%) Primavera
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + rates are flexible
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago