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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 181 195 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.81% 6.75% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 8.95% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 131 85
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £24.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +85.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.78% +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
2350 2179 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.47% 75.42% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1312 1088
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 +1 41 £443 +4.11% 5
Somerset +4 36 £673 +68.12% 4
Bristol -13 26 £307 -23.31% 12
Gloucestershire -3 25 £325 -17.92% 4
Devon -5 24 £488 +25.80% 2
Dorset -7 10 £413 +17.85% 3
Cornwall - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 159 (45.82%) Project Management
2 103 (29.68%) Finance
3 100 (28.82%) Security Cleared
4 87 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (25.07%) ITIL
5 70 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (17.58%) SC Cleared
7 59 (17.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 56 (16.14%) Microsoft
9 46 (13.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 40 (11.53%) Change Management
11 38 (10.95%) Management Information System
11 38 (10.95%) PRINCE
11 38 (10.95%) MS Project
11 38 (10.95%) Retail
12 37 (10.66%) Change Control
13 35 (10.09%) MS Excel
14 34 (9.80%) SAP
15 30 (8.65%) UML
16 29 (8.36%) ISEB
16 29 (8.36%) Programme Management
17 28 (8.07%) DV Cleared
18 26 (7.49%) Information Security
18 26 (7.49%) Manufacturing
18 26 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 25 (7.20%) ISO 9000
20 24 (6.92%) SOA
20 24 (6.92%) APMP
21 23 (6.63%) CRM
22 22 (6.34%) .NET

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.61%) CMS
2 12 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.29%) Lync
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.29%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (10.95%) MS Project
2 35 (10.09%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.76%) MS Office
4 7 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.58%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Agresso
1 4 (1.15%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.15%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.15%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.58%) Summit
2 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Yammer
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.88%) LAN
2 8 (2.31%) WAN
3 6 (1.73%) Firewall
4 5 (1.44%) VPN
5 4 (1.15%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) DMZ
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.88%) Big Data
2 5 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.58%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (0.58%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 103 (29.68%) Finance
2 38 (10.95%) Retail
3 26 (7.49%) Manufacturing
4 20 (5.76%) Banking
5 14 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.46%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.02%) Marketing
7 7 (2.02%) Legal
8 5 (1.44%) Advertising
8 5 (1.44%) Law
8 5 (1.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.86%) Local Government
9 3 (0.86%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 187 (53.89%) Project Manager
2 31 (8.93%) Architect
3 26 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (6.34%) IT Project Manager
5 17 (4.90%) Programme Manager
6 16 (4.61%) Analyst
6 16 (4.61%) Coordinator
6 16 (4.61%) Project Coordinator
7 15 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (4.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 13 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
9 13 (3.75%) Project Support Officer
9 13 (3.75%) Project Officer
10 12 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 12 (3.46%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.46%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (2.59%) Consultant
13 7 (2.02%) Junior
13 7 (2.02%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.34%) .NET
2 18 (5.19%) .NET Framework
3 15 (4.32%) Web Services
4 3 (0.86%) HTML
5 2 (0.58%) Middleware
5 2 (0.58%) CSS
5 2 (0.58%) JSP
5 2 (0.58%) jQuery
5 2 (0.58%) HTML5
5 2 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.95%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.90%) GIS
4 11 (3.17%) NHS
5 6 (1.73%) PMI
6 5 (1.44%) Social Media
7 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.86%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.86%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.58%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.58%) PACS
9 2 (0.58%) Economics
9 2 (0.58%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) CMDB
10 1 (0.29%) DTV
10 1 (0.29%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.03%) Windows
2 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.58%) Solaris
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) UNIX
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (45.82%) Project Management
2 87 (25.07%) ITIL
2 87 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (11.53%) Change Management
5 38 (10.95%) PRINCE
6 37 (10.66%) Change Control
7 30 (8.65%) UML
8 29 (8.36%) Programme Management
9 26 (7.49%) Information Security
10 24 (6.92%) SOA
11 23 (6.63%) CRM
12 22 (6.34%) Migration
13 21 (6.05%) Scrum
13 21 (6.05%) Business Transformation
14 20 (5.76%) Risk Management
15 18 (5.19%) Service Management
15 18 (5.19%) Business Analysis
16 17 (4.90%) Workflow
16 17 (4.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.03%) C#
1 14 (4.03%) VB
2 13 (3.75%) C
3 4 (1.15%) Java
4 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.58%) SQL
6 1 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 100 (28.82%) Security Cleared
2 61 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 59 (17.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 46 (13.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (8.36%) ISEB
6 28 (8.07%) DV Cleared
7 24 (6.92%) APMP
8 17 (4.90%) PMI Certification
9 15 (4.32%) Degree
10 12 (3.46%) PMP
11 10 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.15%) CISM
12 4 (1.15%) CISSP
12 4 (1.15%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.58%) CAPM
14 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.20%) ISO 9000
3 7 (2.02%) QA
4 5 (1.44%) SLA
5 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.58%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.58%) WAI
8 1 (0.29%) HL7
8 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.29%) FATCA
8 1 (0.29%) P3O
8 1 (0.29%) COREP
8 1 (0.29%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Netcool
1 1 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.29%) SCCM
1 1 (0.29%) SCOM
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.80%) SAP
3 7 (2.02%) Cisco
4 6 (1.73%) Oracle
5 4 (1.15%) VMware
6 3 (0.86%) IBM
6 3 (0.86%) EMC
6 3 (0.86%) Citrix
7 2 (0.58%) Informatica
7 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.58%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.29%) Veeam
8 1 (0.29%) Niku
8 1 (0.29%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) Dell
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