The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 14 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.27% 6.00% 15.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 7.50% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£488 £405 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +5.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -1.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.13% 80.00% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 28 13
Average daily rate £420 £339 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £245 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Taunton region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 27 (64.29%) SAP
2 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
3 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (47.62%) Project Management
4 20 (47.62%) ITIL
5 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.19%) GIS
8 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
9 10 (23.81%) Change Control
9 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
9 10 (23.81%) UML
10 9 (21.43%) Asset Management
11 8 (19.05%) SAP SD
11 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
11 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (16.67%) Operations Management
12 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (16.67%) CMDB
12 7 (16.67%) Capacity Management
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (16.67%) Web Services
12 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 7 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (14.29%) Business Transformation
14 5 (11.90%) Risk Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) SAP SD
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
2 19 (45.24%) Business Analyst
3 14 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Service Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Service Transition Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Transition Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Configuration Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) GIS
2 7 (16.67%) CMDB
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.38%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ITIL
1 20 (47.62%) Project Management
2 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
4 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
5 10 (23.81%) Change Control
5 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 10 (23.81%) UML
6 9 (21.43%) Asset Management
7 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.67%) Operations Management
8 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (16.67%) Capacity Management
8 7 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (14.29%) Business Transformation
10 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.52%) Scrum
11 4 (9.52%) Use Case
11 4 (9.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
1 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.76%) ISEB
5 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) SAP
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle