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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 180 110 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.43% 4.99% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 7.03% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 80 121
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£416 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.58 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -13.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.44 £23.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.72 £40.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -6.25%
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
2414 1564 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.78% 70.90% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1603 1054 1274
Average daily rate £399 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 77 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Devon +4 44 £396 +26.29% 1
Bristol -9 43 £431 +18.15% 5
Wiltshire -7 31 £413 -5.44% 16
Gloucestershire +1 23 £425 +41.66% 2
Somerset -4 20 £475 +22.58% 6
Dorset -3 7 £378 -5.62% 3
Cornwall -3 1 £293 -13.33%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 216 (52.68%) Project Management
2 107 (26.10%) Finance
3 104 (25.37%) Security Cleared
4 97 (23.66%) ITIL
5 92 (22.44%) MS Project
6 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (19.76%) Microsoft
8 80 (19.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 78 (19.02%) SC Cleared
10 68 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (16.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 55 (13.41%) Risk Management
13 54 (13.17%) MS Excel
14 50 (12.20%) SAP
15 47 (11.46%) Business Analysis
16 40 (9.76%) Change Management
17 39 (9.51%) Programme Management
17 39 (9.51%) MS Office
18 36 (8.78%) PMI Certification
19 35 (8.54%) Oracle
20 34 (8.29%) SharePoint
21 32 (7.80%) PRINCE
22 31 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
23 28 (6.83%) Windows
24 27 (6.59%) SQL
24 27 (6.59%) ISEB
24 27 (6.59%) Service Delivery
24 27 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (6.34%) MS Visio
26 25 (6.10%) PMP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 34 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.93%) MS Project Server
3 10 (2.44%) SAS
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.49%) Lync
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.24%) Drupal
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 92 (22.44%) MS Project
2 54 (13.17%) MS Excel
3 39 (9.51%) MS Office
4 26 (6.34%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.20%) SAP SD
2 8 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.46%) Maximo
3 6 (1.46%) Summit
4 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.73%) SaaS
2 3 (0.73%) IaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.93%) Firewall
2 10 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (2.44%) WAN
3 6 (1.46%) LAN
4 5 (1.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) 3G
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) PPP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) DMZ
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.24%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.24%) QlikView
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
General
1 107 (26.10%) Finance
2 21 (5.12%) Banking
3 17 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.41%) Retail
5 11 (2.68%) Local Government
6 8 (1.95%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.71%) Military
8 6 (1.46%) Marketing
8 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.98%) Legal
9 4 (0.98%) Billing
10 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.73%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 217 (52.93%) Project Manager
2 65 (15.85%) Analyst
3 48 (11.71%) Business Analyst
4 21 (5.12%) IT Project Manager
5 20 (4.88%) Programme Manager
6 17 (4.15%) Service Manager
6 17 (4.15%) Technical Manager
7 15 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
7 15 (3.66%) Senior Manager
7 15 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
8 14 (3.41%) Senior Business Analyst
8 14 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (3.41%) Transition Manager
9 12 (2.93%) Service Transition Manager
10 11 (2.68%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (2.44%) Business Manager
11 10 (2.44%) Business Project Manager
11 10 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.68%) Web Services
2 9 (2.20%) .NET
3 8 (1.95%) Middleware
4 6 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.49%) LAMP
5 2 (0.49%) XML
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
6 1 (0.24%) JSP
6 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.24%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.24%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.39%) PMI
3 16 (3.90%) GIS
4 14 (3.41%) NHS
5 11 (2.68%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.68%) Fat Client
6 8 (1.95%) CMDB
6 8 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.46%) Economics
8 4 (0.98%) Open Source
9 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.73%) Replication
10 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.49%) DTV
10 2 (0.49%) Informatics
10 2 (0.49%) Robotics
10 2 (0.49%) RMADS
10 2 (0.49%) Social Media
10 2 (0.49%) Health Informatics
11 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.83%) Windows
2 11 (2.68%) Solaris
3 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.73%) Linux
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (52.68%) Project Management
2 97 (23.66%) ITIL
3 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (13.41%) Risk Management
6 47 (11.46%) Business Analysis
7 40 (9.76%) Change Management
8 39 (9.51%) Programme Management
9 32 (7.80%) PRINCE
10 31 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (6.59%) Service Delivery
12 25 (6.10%) Change Control
13 20 (4.88%) UML
14 19 (4.63%) Service Management
14 19 (4.63%) Asset Management
14 19 (4.63%) Project Planning
15 18 (4.39%) Waterfall
16 17 (4.15%) Portfolio Management
16 17 (4.15%) Migration
17 15 (3.66%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.59%) SQL
2 13 (3.17%) C
3 12 (2.93%) Java
4 6 (1.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.73%) VB
6 2 (0.49%) PHP
6 2 (0.49%) C#
7 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 80 (19.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 78 (19.02%) SC Cleared
4 66 (16.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 36 (8.78%) PMI Certification
6 27 (6.59%) ISEB
7 25 (6.10%) PMP
8 18 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (3.66%) Degree
10 10 (2.44%) APMP
10 10 (2.44%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.95%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.73%) MAPM
13 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.73%) MBA
13 3 (0.73%) MCSE
14 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.24%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.39%) SLA
2 17 (4.15%) ISO 9001
3 14 (3.41%) QA
4 8 (1.95%) P3O
5 7 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.46%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (0.98%) vSphere
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.98%) Netcool
2 4 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) MOM
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.20%) SAP
3 35 (8.54%) Oracle
4 14 (3.41%) Cisco
5 11 (2.68%) CheckPoint
5 11 (2.68%) VMware
6 10 (2.44%) Casewise
7 8 (1.95%) SolarWinds
8 7 (1.71%) IBM
8 7 (1.71%) HP
8 7 (1.71%) Citrix
9 5 (1.22%) Informatica
9 5 (1.22%) EMC
9 5 (1.22%) Primavera
10 3 (0.73%) Niku
11 2 (0.49%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.49%) Infor
11 2 (0.49%) Sun
11 2 (0.49%) Siebel
12 1 (0.24%) Progress
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago