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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 32 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 164 129 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.02% 5.47% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 7.84% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 116
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£445 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £261 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £556 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.23%
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
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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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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 45 £453 +14.92% 12
Bristol -13 38 £450 +13.92% 9
Gloucestershire +7 27 £425 +13.33% 4
Devon -14 21 £438 +2.94% 5
Somerset -3 12 £325 -14.47% 1
Dorset -4 5 £344 -23.61% 6
Cornwall - 1 £420 - 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 178 (53.29%) Project Management
2 100 (29.94%) Finance
3 88 (26.35%) Security Cleared
4 76 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (18.56%) MS Project
5 62 (18.56%) ITIL
6 60 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (17.66%) SC Cleared
8 55 (16.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 55 (16.47%) Microsoft
9 48 (14.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 40 (11.98%) MS Excel
11 38 (11.38%) Risk Management
12 37 (11.08%) PRINCE
13 34 (10.18%) Business Analysis
14 29 (8.68%) MS Office
15 28 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (8.08%) PMI Certification
16 27 (8.08%) Programme Management
17 26 (7.78%) Migration
18 23 (6.89%) Change Management
19 21 (6.29%) SAP
19 21 (6.29%) Waterfall
20 20 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
21 19 (5.69%) SharePoint
21 19 (5.69%) Management Information System
21 19 (5.69%) PMP
22 17 (5.09%) Windows
22 17 (5.09%) DV Cleared
23 16 (4.79%) Banking

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.50%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.60%) SAS
3 2 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 62 (18.56%) MS Project
2 40 (11.98%) MS Excel
3 29 (8.68%) MS Office
4 13 (3.89%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Agresso
1 4 (1.20%) Summit
1 4 (1.20%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.60%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) SaaS
1 3 (0.90%) IaaS
2 2 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.10%) Firewall
2 6 (1.80%) Internet
3 5 (1.50%) WAN
4 4 (1.20%) LAN
4 4 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (0.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.60%) DMZ
7 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.10%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.20%) Big Data
5 3 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.60%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
General
1 100 (29.94%) Finance
2 16 (4.79%) Banking
3 14 (4.19%) Retail
4 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.69%) Legal
5 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.40%) Local Government
6 7 (2.10%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.50%) Law
8 4 (1.20%) Billing
9 3 (0.90%) Military
9 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 194 (58.08%) Project Manager
2 26 (7.78%) Analyst
3 20 (5.99%) IT Project Manager
4 19 (5.69%) Business Analyst
4 19 (5.69%) Programme Manager
5 13 (3.89%) Architect
5 13 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 12 (3.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 11 (3.29%) Consultant
7 11 (3.29%) Senior Manager
8 10 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
8 10 (2.99%) Contracts Manager
9 9 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (2.40%) Junior Project Manager
10 8 (2.40%) Junior
11 7 (2.10%) Coordinator
11 7 (2.10%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (2.10%) Data Manager
11 7 (2.10%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) .NET
2 2 (0.60%) CSS
2 2 (0.60%) Web Services
2 2 (0.60%) LAMP
2 2 (0.60%) jQuery
2 2 (0.60%) HTML5
2 2 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.30%) XML
3 1 (0.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.69%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.99%) PMI
4 8 (2.40%) Data Extraction
4 8 (2.40%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.10%) NHS
6 4 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.20%) Open Source
6 4 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.90%) Economics
7 3 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.60%) User Experience
8 2 (0.60%) PACS
8 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.60%) GIS
8 2 (0.60%) RMADS
8 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Robotics
8 2 (0.60%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.09%) Windows
2 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.30%) UNIX
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (53.29%) Project Management
2 76 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (18.56%) ITIL
4 60 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (11.38%) Risk Management
6 37 (11.08%) PRINCE
7 34 (10.18%) Business Analysis
8 27 (8.08%) Programme Management
9 26 (7.78%) Migration
10 23 (6.89%) Change Management
11 21 (6.29%) Waterfall
12 20 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.49%) Project Planning
14 14 (4.19%) Service Management
15 13 (3.89%) Change Control
15 13 (3.89%) Data Migration
16 12 (3.59%) Supplier Management
17 11 (3.29%) Scrum
17 11 (3.29%) Service Delivery
18 10 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.49%) SQL
2 9 (2.69%) C
3 7 (2.10%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.60%) Java
5 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (26.35%) Security Cleared
2 59 (17.66%) SC Cleared
3 55 (16.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 48 (14.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 27 (8.08%) PMI Certification
6 19 (5.69%) PMP
7 17 (5.09%) DV Cleared
8 15 (4.49%) Degree
8 15 (4.49%) ISEB
9 14 (4.19%) APMP
10 10 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.20%) CISSP
11 4 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.90%) MAPM
12 3 (0.90%) CISM
13 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.60%) CAPM
14 1 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.59%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.80%) QA
4 5 (1.50%) SLA
5 4 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.20%) P3O
6 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.60%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.60%) WAI
8 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.30%) FATCA
8 1 (0.30%) COREP
8 1 (0.30%) FINREP
System Software
1 5 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Netcool
2 1 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 55 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.29%) SAP
3 15 (4.49%) Oracle
4 7 (2.10%) Informatica
5 6 (1.80%) Cisco
5 6 (1.80%) VMware
6 5 (1.50%) Citrix
7 4 (1.20%) EMC
7 4 (1.20%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.90%) Primavera
8 3 (0.90%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) Casewise
9 2 (0.60%) Trapeze
10 1 (0.30%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.30%) InterSystems
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