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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 29 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 180 112 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.34% 5.21% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 7.36% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 77 114
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£408 £375 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £14.63 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £28.90 £46.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £31.56 £23.34
% change year-on-year
-18.39% +35.18%
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
2472 1521 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.33% 70.78% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1008 1187
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 96 148
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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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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 0 58 £425 +13.33% 19
Wiltshire +9 43 £450 +4.04% 14
Devon -6 26 £383 +39.09% 3
Gloucestershire -3 23 £400 +75.82% 18
Somerset -18 11 £393 +1.29% 8
Dorset -1 8 £525 +31.25% 7
Cornwall 0 1 £293 -13.33% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 211 (51.84%) Project Management
2 105 (25.80%) Security Cleared
3 102 (25.06%) ITIL
3 102 (25.06%) Finance
4 79 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (18.92%) MS Project
5 77 (18.92%) SC Cleared
6 73 (17.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 71 (17.44%) Microsoft
8 70 (17.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 66 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (13.02%) Risk Management
11 48 (11.79%) MS Excel
12 46 (11.30%) Business Analysis
13 43 (10.57%) Change Management
13 43 (10.57%) Programme Management
14 39 (9.58%) SAP
15 35 (8.60%) PMI Certification
15 35 (8.60%) MS Office
16 34 (8.35%) PRINCE
16 34 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (7.13%) SharePoint
18 28 (6.88%) Windows
19 25 (6.14%) Oracle
19 25 (6.14%) SQL
19 25 (6.14%) Migration
20 24 (5.90%) Service Management
20 24 (5.90%) ISEB
21 23 (5.65%) PMP
22 22 (5.41%) MS Visio

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.70%) MS Project Server
3 10 (2.46%) SAS
4 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.49%) Lync
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.25%) Drupal
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 77 (18.92%) MS Project
2 48 (11.79%) MS Excel
3 35 (8.60%) MS Office
4 22 (5.41%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.47%) Summit
3 5 (1.23%) Maximo
3 5 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.98%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.74%) Agresso
5 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) IaaS
3 2 (0.49%) PaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.46%) Firewall
2 9 (2.21%) WAN
3 8 (1.97%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (1.47%) Internet
5 5 (1.23%) LAN
6 3 (0.74%) 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 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.46%) Oracle Discoverer
3 8 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.25%) QlikView
9 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 102 (25.06%) Finance
2 18 (4.42%) Banking
3 17 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.44%) Retail
5 11 (2.70%) Local Government
6 10 (2.46%) Legal
7 9 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.97%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.72%) Military
10 4 (0.98%) Law
10 4 (0.98%) Billing
11 3 (0.74%) Marketing
11 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.74%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 219 (53.81%) Project Manager
2 48 (11.79%) Analyst
3 36 (8.85%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.90%) Programme Manager
4 24 (5.90%) IT Project Manager
5 15 (3.69%) Service Manager
5 15 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 14 (3.44%) Senior Project Manager
6 14 (3.44%) Senior Business Analyst
6 14 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (3.44%) Senior Manager
7 13 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (3.19%) Transition Manager
8 12 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (2.95%) Technical Manager
8 12 (2.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 11 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
9 11 (2.70%) Service Transition Manager
10 10 (2.46%) Data Manager
11 9 (2.21%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.23%) .NET
2 4 (0.98%) Web Services
3 2 (0.49%) Middleware
3 2 (0.49%) LAMP
4 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.25%) XML
4 1 (0.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.44%) PMI
3 13 (3.19%) NHS
4 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.46%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.21%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.21%) Thin Client
6 8 (1.97%) GIS
6 8 (1.97%) Economics
6 8 (1.97%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.23%) Open Source
8 3 (0.74%) Replication
9 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.49%) DTV
9 2 (0.49%) Social Media
9 2 (0.49%) Informatics
9 2 (0.49%) Robotics
9 2 (0.49%) CMDB
9 2 (0.49%) RMADS
9 2 (0.49%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.88%) Windows
2 11 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.21%) Solaris
4 7 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.74%) Linux
7 2 (0.49%) UNIX
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (51.84%) Project Management
2 102 (25.06%) ITIL
3 79 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (13.02%) Risk Management
6 46 (11.30%) Business Analysis
7 43 (10.57%) Programme Management
7 43 (10.57%) Change Management
8 34 (8.35%) PRINCE
9 25 (6.14%) Migration
10 24 (5.90%) Service Management
11 21 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.42%) Service Delivery
12 18 (4.42%) Change Control
13 17 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (4.18%) Configuration Management
14 16 (3.93%) Project Planning
15 15 (3.69%) Data Analysis
15 15 (3.69%) Time Management
16 14 (3.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.14%) SQL
2 12 (2.95%) C
3 5 (1.23%) Java
3 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.74%) VB
5 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.25%) PHP
5 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 105 (25.80%) Security Cleared
2 77 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 73 (17.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 70 (17.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 35 (8.60%) PMI Certification
6 24 (5.90%) ISEB
7 23 (5.65%) PMP
8 16 (3.93%) APMP
8 16 (3.93%) Degree
9 12 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.46%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.98%) MBA
13 3 (0.74%) MAPM
13 3 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.74%) MCSE
14 2 (0.49%) CAPM
15 1 (0.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.18%) ISO 9001
2 15 (3.69%) SLA
2 15 (3.69%) QA
3 8 (1.97%) P3O
4 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.47%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.25%) FATCA
8 1 (0.25%) COREP
8 1 (0.25%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.23%) vSphere
3 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) Netcool
1 5 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.49%) 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 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.58%) SAP
3 25 (6.14%) Oracle
4 14 (3.44%) Cisco
5 10 (2.46%) VMware
5 10 (2.46%) Casewise
6 9 (2.21%) Citrix
6 9 (2.21%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.47%) EMC
7 6 (1.47%) IBM
8 5 (1.23%) HP
8 5 (1.23%) Informatica
9 4 (0.98%) Primavera
10 2 (0.49%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.49%) Niku
10 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.49%) Siebel
11 1 (0.25%) Progress
11 1 (0.25%) Cognos
11 1 (0.25%) Dell
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + +
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200-£300pd
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400-500pd Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago