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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 41 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 137 206 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.49% 6.42% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 8.29% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 156 167
Median daily rate £414 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.07 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +10.00%
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
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -17 39 £450 +17.26% 9
Bristol -8 37 £400 +0.62% 2
Gloucestershire +13 31 £375 -16.66% 5
Devon -15 10 £500 +42.85% 3
Dorset -13 5 £400 -11.11% 6
Somerset 0 2 £295 -30.58% 1
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 154 (53.29%) Project Management
2 91 (31.49%) Finance
3 88 (30.45%) Security Cleared
4 59 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (20.07%) ITIL
6 54 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (15.22%) SC Cleared
8 40 (13.84%) DV Cleared
9 39 (13.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 36 (12.46%) Migration
10 36 (12.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 34 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 33 (11.42%) Scrum
13 32 (11.07%) TOGAF
14 30 (10.38%) Programme Management
15 29 (10.03%) MS Project
16 28 (9.69%) C
17 27 (9.34%) Risk Management
18 25 (8.65%) Banking
18 25 (8.65%) Microsoft
19 24 (8.30%) MS Excel
19 24 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
20 23 (7.96%) Change Control
20 23 (7.96%) Degree
21 22 (7.61%) Data Centre
22 21 (7.27%) SDLC
23 20 (6.92%) MS Office
23 20 (6.92%) Change Management
23 20 (6.92%) Software Engineering
24 19 (6.57%) Firewall

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (10.03%) MS Project
2 24 (8.30%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.92%) MS Office
4 7 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.04%) Primavera
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.81%) Office 365
2 10 (3.46%) SaaS
3 9 (3.11%) IaaS
4 4 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.38%) PaaS
5 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.57%) Firewall
1 19 (6.57%) LAN
1 19 (6.57%) WAN
2 11 (3.81%) Unified Communications
3 9 (3.11%) Internet
3 9 (3.11%) Skype
4 6 (2.08%) VLAN
4 6 (2.08%) VPN
5 5 (1.73%) BGP
5 5 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.73%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.73%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.73%) MPLS
5 5 (1.73%) NetScreen
5 5 (1.73%) OSPF
5 5 (1.73%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (1.73%) VoIP
5 5 (1.73%) VPLS
5 5 (1.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.38%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.35%) Big Data
3 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.35%) GIS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.35%) JIRA
1 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.35%) Toad
1 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 91 (31.49%) Finance
2 34 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 25 (8.65%) Banking
4 7 (2.42%) Billing
5 5 (1.73%) Back Office
6 3 (1.04%) Retail
7 2 (0.69%) Law
7 2 (0.69%) Local Government
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Military
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (45.67%) Project Manager
2 29 (10.03%) Architect
3 23 (7.96%) IT Manager
4 22 (7.61%) IT Project Manager
5 21 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (5.54%) Analyst
7 15 (5.19%) Programme Manager
8 14 (4.84%) Project Officer
9 13 (4.50%) Coordinator
10 12 (4.15%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (3.11%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 9 (3.11%) Project Coordinator
13 9 (3.11%) Technical Manager
14 8 (2.77%) Project Support Officer
14 8 (2.77%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.19%) Middleware
2 3 (1.04%) CSS
2 3 (1.04%) Velocity
2 3 (1.04%) XML
3 2 (0.69%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (0.69%) jQuery
3 2 (0.69%) LINQ
3 2 (0.69%) NHibernate
3 2 (0.69%) XSLT
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.84%) NHS
3 13 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.73%) CESG
5 5 (1.73%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.38%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (1.38%) Informatics
6 4 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.38%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.04%) Handset
7 3 (1.04%) iPad
7 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.04%) PMI
8 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.69%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.15%) Windows
2 7 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.38%) Linux
4 3 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.69%) Unix
5 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (53.29%) Project Management
2 59 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (20.07%) ITIL
4 54 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (12.46%) Migration
6 33 (11.42%) Scrum
7 32 (11.07%) TOGAF
8 30 (10.38%) Programme Management
9 27 (9.34%) Risk Management
10 24 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (7.96%) Change Control
12 21 (7.27%) SDLC
13 20 (6.92%) Change Management
13 20 (6.92%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.57%) Project Planning
14 19 (6.57%) UML
15 18 (6.23%) Document Management
15 18 (6.23%) Service Delivery
16 17 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (5.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.69%) C
2 10 (3.46%) SQL
3 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.35%) Java
4 1 (0.35%) Perl
4 1 (0.35%) Python
4 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (30.45%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.84%) DV Cleared
4 39 (13.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 36 (12.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (7.96%) Degree
7 16 (5.54%) PMP
8 14 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (3.81%) APMP
10 11 (3.81%) ISEB
11 9 (3.11%) CISSP
11 9 (3.11%) PMI Certification
12 8 (2.77%) CCNP
13 7 (2.42%) CCNA
14 4 (1.38%) CLAS
15 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.69%) MCSA
15 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.11%) QA
3 7 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.42%) JSP 440
4 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.73%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.73%) SEPA
6 2 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.69%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.35%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.35%) Nexpose
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
1 1 (0.35%) QRadar
1 1 (0.35%) Salt
1 1 (0.35%) SCCM
1 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.57%) Cisco
3 8 (2.77%) CheckPoint
3 8 (2.77%) SAP
4 7 (2.42%) Polycom
4 7 (2.42%) Siemens
4 7 (2.42%) VMware
4 7 (2.42%) WatchGuard
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle
6 5 (1.73%) Fortinet
6 5 (1.73%) Juniper
6 5 (1.73%) NEC
6 5 (1.73%) Nortel
6 5 (1.73%) SonicWALL
7 4 (1.38%) Genesys
7 4 (1.38%) Meraki
8 3 (1.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (0.69%) CA
9 2 (0.69%) Forcepoint
9 2 (0.69%) IBM
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