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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 33 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 150 133 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.82% 5.42% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 7.68% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 105 119
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£450 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £556 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £106.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.82% +221.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.07 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.74% +10.96%
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
2235 1731 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.89% 70.60% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1121 1085
Average daily rate £405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 95 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Wiltshire -3 41 £450 +8.43% 15
Somerset +17 25 £674 +87.80% 9
Gloucestershire -1 23 £425 -5.55% 6
Devon -10 22 £463 +7.55% 3
Bristol -26 16 £398 -0.50% 19
Dorset -7 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Cornwall - 1 £420 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 170 (51.20%) Project Management
2 95 (28.61%) Finance
2 95 (28.61%) Security Cleared
3 74 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (21.08%) ITIL
5 68 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (19.88%) SC Cleared
7 60 (18.07%) Microsoft
8 56 (16.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 53 (15.96%) MS Project
10 45 (13.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 39 (11.75%) MS Excel
11 39 (11.75%) PRINCE
12 34 (10.24%) Risk Management
13 31 (9.34%) Management Information System
14 30 (9.04%) ISEB
14 30 (9.04%) Change Control
15 29 (8.73%) MS Office
15 29 (8.73%) Retail
16 28 (8.43%) UML
16 28 (8.43%) Change Management
17 27 (8.13%) Programme Management
18 26 (7.83%) SAP
19 24 (7.23%) Migration
19 24 (7.23%) Business Analysis
19 24 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 22 (6.63%) Manufacturing
21 20 (6.02%) PMI Certification
21 20 (6.02%) Banking

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.01%) CMS
3 5 (1.51%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 53 (15.96%) MS Project
2 39 (11.75%) MS Excel
3 29 (8.73%) MS Office
4 13 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Visualfiles
1 4 (1.20%) Agresso
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) Summit
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
1 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.81%) Firewall
1 6 (1.81%) Internet
2 5 (1.51%) LAN
2 5 (1.51%) WAN
3 3 (0.90%) VPN
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (0.60%) DMZ
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.20%) Big Data
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
1 2 (0.60%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 95 (28.61%) Finance
2 29 (8.73%) Retail
3 22 (6.63%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.02%) Banking
5 11 (3.31%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.81%) Legal
8 5 (1.51%) Law
9 4 (1.20%) Billing
9 4 (1.20%) Advertising
10 3 (0.90%) Military
10 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.90%) Marketing
11 2 (0.60%) Games
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 178 (53.61%) Project Manager
2 27 (8.13%) Architect
3 22 (6.63%) Analyst
4 19 (5.72%) Programme Manager
5 18 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (5.42%) IT Project Manager
6 17 (5.12%) Business Analyst
7 10 (3.01%) Senior Manager
7 10 (3.01%) Consultant
8 9 (2.71%) Coordinator
8 9 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
8 9 (2.71%) Project Coordinator
8 9 (2.71%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 8 (2.41%) Junior Project Manager
9 8 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (2.41%) Junior
10 7 (2.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (2.11%) Project Support Officer
10 7 (2.11%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.22%) .NET
2 11 (3.31%) Web Services
2 11 (3.31%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.90%) HTML
4 2 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.60%) HTML5
4 2 (0.60%) jQuery
4 2 (0.60%) LAMP
4 2 (0.60%) XML
4 2 (0.60%) CSS
4 2 (0.60%) JSP
4 2 (0.60%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.34%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.61%) GIS
4 8 (2.41%) NHS
5 6 (1.81%) PMI
6 5 (1.51%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.51%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.20%) Social Media
7 4 (1.20%) Open Source
8 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.60%) Robotics
9 2 (0.60%) User Experience
9 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Economics
9 2 (0.60%) PACS
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.30%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.82%) Windows
2 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.51%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.30%) UNIX
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (51.20%) Project Management
2 74 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (21.08%) ITIL
4 68 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (11.75%) PRINCE
6 34 (10.24%) Risk Management
7 30 (9.04%) Change Control
8 28 (8.43%) UML
8 28 (8.43%) Change Management
9 27 (8.13%) Programme Management
10 24 (7.23%) Migration
10 24 (7.23%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.42%) Information Security
12 17 (5.12%) SOA
12 17 (5.12%) Waterfall
13 16 (4.82%) CRM
13 16 (4.82%) Scrum
14 15 (4.52%) Service Management
15 14 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.22%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.01%) C
2 9 (2.71%) C#
2 9 (2.71%) SQL
2 9 (2.71%) VB
3 5 (1.51%) Java
4 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 95 (28.61%) Security Cleared
2 66 (19.88%) SC Cleared
3 56 (16.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 45 (13.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (9.04%) ISEB
6 20 (6.02%) PMI Certification
7 19 (5.72%) DV Cleared
8 16 (4.82%) APMP
8 16 (4.82%) Degree
9 15 (4.52%) PMP
10 10 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.20%) CISSP
12 3 (0.90%) CISM
12 3 (0.90%) MAPM
13 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.60%) CAPM
13 2 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.42%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.51%) SLA
5 4 (1.20%) QA
6 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.90%) P3O
7 2 (0.60%) COREP
7 2 (0.60%) FINREP
7 2 (0.60%) FATCA
7 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.60%) WAI
7 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Netcool
2 1 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 60 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.83%) SAP
3 11 (3.31%) Oracle
4 5 (1.51%) Cisco
4 5 (1.51%) Citrix
5 4 (1.20%) VMware
5 4 (1.20%) Informatica
6 3 (0.90%) HP
6 3 (0.90%) EMC
6 3 (0.90%) Primavera
6 3 (0.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.90%) IBM
7 2 (0.60%) Trapeze
7 2 (0.60%) Casewise
8 1 (0.30%) InterSystems
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