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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 27 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 173 219 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.76% 7.49% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 9.71% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 168 84
Average daily rate
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£390 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.37%
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
2259 2255 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.20% 77.17% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1507 879
Average daily rate £395 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 120 65
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -3 58 £390 -2.50% 8
Wiltshire -5 39 £353 -14.54% 11
Gloucestershire +4 23 £445 -1.11% 5
Somerset -5 19 £413 +10.00% 1
Devon -13 13 £325 -3.70% 1
Dorset -2 6 £466 +33.00% 9
Cornwall -2 1 £325 -13.33%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 185 (50.82%) Project Management
2 100 (27.47%) Finance
3 96 (26.37%) Security Cleared
4 90 (24.73%) ITIL
5 78 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (16.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 56 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 50 (13.74%) Microsoft
10 48 (13.19%) MS Project
11 47 (12.91%) Change Management
11 47 (12.91%) Change Control
12 46 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 40 (10.99%) Programme Management
14 38 (10.44%) Retail
15 35 (9.62%) MS Excel
16 34 (9.34%) Management Information System
17 30 (8.24%) SAP
18 28 (7.69%) UML
18 28 (7.69%) PRINCE
18 28 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (7.42%) APMP
19 27 (7.42%) Risk Management
19 27 (7.42%) Information Security
19 27 (7.42%) Manufacturing
20 26 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 26 (7.14%) CRM
20 26 (7.14%) Waterfall
20 26 (7.14%) DV Cleared
21 25 (6.87%) MS Office

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 15 (4.12%) CMS
2 13 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) WordPress
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.27%) Lync
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (13.19%) MS Project
2 35 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 25 (6.87%) MS Office
4 9 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) Summit
3 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.27%) Agresso
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.12%) WAN
2 14 (3.85%) LAN
3 8 (2.20%) Internet
4 6 (1.65%) Firewall
4 6 (1.65%) VPN
5 2 (0.55%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.75%) Big Data
2 3 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.27%) DB2
3 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 100 (27.47%) Finance
2 38 (10.44%) Retail
3 27 (7.42%) Manufacturing
4 19 (5.22%) Banking
5 18 (4.95%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.75%) Marketing
6 10 (2.75%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.20%) Billing
8 7 (1.92%) Advertising
9 4 (1.10%) Legal
9 4 (1.10%) Games
9 4 (1.10%) Local Government
10 3 (0.82%) Electronics
10 3 (0.82%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 203 (55.77%) Project Manager
2 30 (8.24%) Architect
3 26 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (6.87%) IT Project Manager
5 23 (6.32%) Programme Manager
6 17 (4.67%) Senior Manager
7 16 (4.40%) Coordinator
7 16 (4.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 16 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (4.40%) Project Coordinator
8 15 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 15 (4.12%) Analyst
9 14 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (3.57%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.02%) Project Officer
11 11 (3.02%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.47%) Project Support Officer
13 8 (2.20%) Project Planner
13 8 (2.20%) Agile Project Manager
14 7 (1.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.22%) .NET
2 18 (4.95%) .NET Framework
3 15 (4.12%) Web Services
4 5 (1.37%) HTML
5 4 (1.10%) HTML5
6 2 (0.55%) Middleware
6 2 (0.55%) Swing
6 2 (0.55%) CSS
6 2 (0.55%) JSP
6 2 (0.55%) jQuery
7 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.27%) SOAP
7 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.34%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.40%) GIS
5 13 (3.57%) NHS
6 10 (2.75%) Social Media
7 8 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.65%) PMI
9 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.82%) DTV
10 3 (0.82%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.27%) RMADS
12 1 (0.27%) User Experience
12 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.27%) CMDB
12 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.47%) Windows
2 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (50.82%) Project Management
2 90 (24.73%) ITIL
3 78 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (12.91%) Change Management
5 47 (12.91%) Change Control
6 40 (10.99%) Programme Management
7 28 (7.69%) UML
7 28 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 27 (7.42%) Risk Management
8 27 (7.42%) Information Security
9 26 (7.14%) CRM
9 26 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 23 (6.32%) SOA
11 22 (6.04%) Service Management
11 22 (6.04%) Scrum
12 18 (4.95%) Business Transformation
13 17 (4.67%) Workflow
14 14 (3.85%) Configuration Management
14 14 (3.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.85%) C
1 14 (3.85%) C#
1 14 (3.85%) VB
2 6 (1.65%) Java
3 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.27%) PHP
4 1 (0.27%) SQL
4 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 96 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 56 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 46 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 27 (7.42%) APMP
6 26 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 25 (6.87%) ISEB
8 19 (5.22%) Degree
9 16 (4.40%) PMI Certification
10 11 (3.02%) PMP
11 8 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.10%) CISM
12 4 (1.10%) CISSP
13 3 (0.82%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.27%) MAPM
14 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.27%) HNC
14 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (6.87%) ISO 9000
3 9 (2.47%) QA
4 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.82%) P3O
6 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.55%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.55%) SLA
6 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.55%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.27%) HL7
7 1 (0.27%) COREP
7 1 (0.27%) FINREP
7 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.27%) FATCA
7 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) SCCM
1 1 (0.27%) SCOM
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.24%) SAP
3 5 (1.37%) Cisco
3 5 (1.37%) Citrix
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle
5 3 (0.82%) IBM
6 2 (0.55%) VMware
6 2 (0.55%) Sourcefire
6 2 (0.55%) Niku
6 2 (0.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.55%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.27%) MEDITECH
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.27%) Veeam
7 1 (0.27%) Zerto
7 1 (0.27%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook
7 1 (0.27%) Twitter
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) HP
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