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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 22 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 198 234 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.37% 7.37% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 9.57% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 162 81
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
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
2366 2445 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.13% 76.96% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1513 1007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 107 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +5 53 £386 -3.43% 9
Wiltshire 0 41 £350 -18.84% 15
Gloucestershire 0 26 £375 +4.02% 5
Somerset -9 26 £416 +7.76% 4
Devon -11 15 £405 +4.51%
Dorset -3 13 £439 +25.42% 3
Cornwall - 1 £325 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 177 (49.72%) Project Management
2 105 (29.49%) Finance
3 99 (27.81%) Security Cleared
4 89 (25.00%) ITIL
5 76 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (15.45%) Microsoft
7 55 (15.45%) SC Cleared
8 54 (15.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 48 (13.48%) MS Project
10 44 (12.36%) Change Management
11 43 (12.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 42 (11.80%) Change Control
13 40 (11.24%) Retail
14 37 (10.39%) Management Information System
15 36 (10.11%) Programme Management
16 35 (9.83%) MS Excel
17 34 (9.55%) PRINCE
18 31 (8.71%) SAP
19 30 (8.43%) UML
20 29 (8.15%) DV Cleared
21 28 (7.87%) Information Security
22 27 (7.58%) Manufacturing
22 27 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 27 (7.58%) ISEB
22 27 (7.58%) Risk Management
22 27 (7.58%) APMP
23 25 (7.02%) SOA
23 25 (7.02%) ISO 9000
24 24 (6.74%) MS Office

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (4.49%) CMS
2 13 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.28%) Drupal
4 1 (0.28%) WordPress
4 1 (0.28%) Lync
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (13.48%) MS Project
2 35 (9.83%) MS Excel
3 24 (6.74%) MS Office
4 9 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.56%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.28%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.12%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Summit
4 1 (0.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) Agresso
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Yammer
2 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.65%) LAN
2 11 (3.09%) WAN
3 7 (1.97%) VPN
4 6 (1.69%) Firewall
5 5 (1.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) HTTP
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.81%) Big Data
2 3 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
1 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 105 (29.49%) Finance
2 40 (11.24%) Retail
3 27 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 20 (5.62%) Banking
5 13 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.37%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.09%) Marketing
8 7 (1.97%) Advertising
9 5 (1.40%) Billing
10 4 (1.12%) Local Government
10 4 (1.12%) Games
11 3 (0.84%) Electronics
12 2 (0.56%) Legal
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 190 (53.37%) Project Manager
2 32 (8.99%) Architect
3 26 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (6.46%) IT Project Manager
5 22 (6.18%) Programme Manager
6 18 (5.06%) Senior Manager
7 16 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (4.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (3.93%) Analyst
9 14 (3.93%) Coordinator
9 14 (3.93%) Senior Project Manager
9 14 (3.93%) Project Coordinator
10 12 (3.37%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.09%) Project Support Officer
11 11 (3.09%) Project Officer
12 9 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 9 (2.53%) Project Planner
13 8 (2.25%) Service Manager
14 7 (1.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.34%) .NET
2 18 (5.06%) .NET Framework
3 15 (4.21%) Web Services
4 4 (1.12%) HTML
5 3 (0.84%) HTML5
6 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.56%) jQuery
6 2 (0.56%) Middleware
6 2 (0.56%) CSS
6 2 (0.56%) JSP
7 1 (0.28%) SOAP
7 1 (0.28%) XML
7 1 (0.28%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.49%) GIS
4 15 (4.21%) NHS
5 9 (2.53%) Social Media
6 8 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.97%) PMI
8 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.84%) Mobile Games
9 3 (0.84%) DTV
9 3 (0.84%) User Experience
10 2 (0.56%) PACS
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Replication
11 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.28%) CMDB
11 1 (0.28%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.81%) Windows
2 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (49.72%) Project Management
2 89 (25.00%) ITIL
3 76 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (12.36%) Change Management
6 42 (11.80%) Change Control
7 36 (10.11%) Programme Management
8 34 (9.55%) PRINCE
9 30 (8.43%) UML
10 28 (7.87%) Information Security
11 27 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 25 (7.02%) SOA
13 24 (6.74%) Waterfall
14 23 (6.46%) CRM
14 23 (6.46%) Scrum
15 21 (5.90%) Service Management
15 21 (5.90%) Business Transformation
16 16 (4.49%) Mentoring
16 16 (4.49%) Workflow
17 15 (4.21%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.93%) C#
1 14 (3.93%) VB
2 13 (3.65%) C
3 5 (1.40%) Java
4 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.56%) SQL
6 1 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 99 (27.81%) Security Cleared
2 55 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 54 (15.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 43 (12.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (8.15%) DV Cleared
6 27 (7.58%) APMP
6 27 (7.58%) ISEB
7 16 (4.49%) PMI Certification
7 16 (4.49%) Degree
8 11 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.81%) PMP
10 5 (1.40%) CISSP
10 5 (1.40%) CISM
11 4 (1.12%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.28%) CIMA
13 1 (0.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.02%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.69%) QA
4 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.84%) P3O
6 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.56%) WAI
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.56%) SLA
6 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.28%) HL7
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.28%) FATCA
7 1 (0.28%) COREP
7 1 (0.28%) FINREP
7 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) SCCM
1 1 (0.28%) SCOM
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.71%) SAP
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle
4 4 (1.12%) Cisco
5 3 (0.84%) IBM
6 2 (0.56%) EMC
6 2 (0.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.56%) Niku
6 2 (0.56%) Informatica
6 2 (0.56%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.28%) Facebook
7 1 (0.28%) Twitter
7 1 (0.28%) Zerto
7 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.28%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.28%) VMware
7 1 (0.28%) Capita
7 1 (0.28%) Google
7 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.28%) Veeam
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