The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 314 283 227
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -56
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 327 364 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.68% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.91% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 220 204
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £570 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% +90.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+41.42% +46.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41890 39937 34135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.95% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26101 24544 20460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1127 1112
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE within the UK.

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE within the UK.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
England -43 295 £407 -4.17% 79
London -33 96 £429 -0.86% 24
South East -54 62 £405 -4.70% 15
City of London +4 35 £500 +10.43% 9
South West +3 34 £400 -5.88% 5
North West -1 31 £413 +3.12% 10
West Midlands 0 28 £425 +21.42% 14
Berkshire -4 24 £400 -21.51% 9
East Midlands +9 23 £388 -29.54% 8
Wiltshire +17 22 £375 -16.75%
Swindon +22 21 £375 -16.75%
Scotland 0 18 £350 +6.06% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 16 £400 -11.11% 4
Birmingham +1 14 £400 +122.22% 9
East of England +6 10 £400 +43.49% 1
Milton Keynes +2 10 £363 -19.44% 3
Surrey 0 10 £400 -17.94% 1
Manchester -8 10 £325 -23.52% 5
Cheshire - 10 £475 - 2
Glasgow - 10 £350 - 1
Derbyshire +10 9 £375 +10.29% 2
Coventry +1 9 £475 +31.94% 2
Hampshire -8 9 £550 +57.14%
Yorkshire -9 9 £400 - 2
Derby +8 8 £375 +10.29%
Wales -6 8 £344 -14.06% 3
West Yorkshire -13 8 £400 - 2
Warrington - 8 £475 - 1
Northamptonshire -9 7 £450 -18.18% 3
Cardiff +12 6 £375 -25.00% 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 339 (54.33%) Project Management
1 339 (54.33%) PRINCE2
2 241 (38.62%) Finance
3 162 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (24.84%) ITIL
5 141 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 103 (16.51%) PMI Certification
7 97 (15.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 93 (14.90%) Security Cleared
9 87 (13.94%) Microsoft
10 82 (13.14%) Change Management
11 78 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 74 (11.86%) PMP
13 71 (11.38%) MS Project
14 70 (11.22%) SC Cleared
15 69 (11.06%) MS Excel
16 62 (9.94%) Banking
17 54 (8.65%) Retail
17 54 (8.65%) Programme Management
18 52 (8.33%) Degree
19 49 (7.85%) Project Planning
20 48 (7.69%) Windows
21 45 (7.21%) SAP
22 43 (6.89%) Scrum
23 41 (6.57%) CRM
24 40 (6.41%) Migration
25 36 (5.77%) PMI
26 35 (5.61%) Risk Management
27 34 (5.45%) Management Information System
27 34 (5.45%) Cisco

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.80%) Lync
5 5 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.64%) CMS
7 3 (0.48%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Kentico
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 71 (11.38%) MS Project
2 69 (11.06%) MS Excel
3 32 (5.13%) MS Office
4 28 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.44%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.32%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) HFM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.24%) Office 365
2 4 (0.64%) SaaS
3 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.88%) WAN
2 11 (1.76%) VPN
2 11 (1.76%) LAN
3 9 (1.44%) Internet
3 9 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.12%) Firewall
5 6 (0.96%) HTTP
5 6 (0.96%) MPLS
5 6 (0.96%) Broadband
5 6 (0.96%) DNS
5 6 (0.96%) SSL
5 6 (0.96%) SAN
5 6 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.80%) VoIP
6 5 (0.80%) ADSL
6 5 (0.80%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.64%) BGP
7 4 (0.64%) Wireless
7 4 (0.64%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.44%) SAP BW
3 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.48%) DTS
5 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.32%) QlikView
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.76%) JIRA
2 3 (0.48%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 241 (38.62%) Finance
2 62 (9.94%) Banking
3 54 (8.65%) Retail
4 27 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.85%) Legal
6 20 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.21%) Marketing
7 15 (2.40%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.60%) Billing
8 10 (1.60%) Automotive
8 10 (1.60%) Law
9 8 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.96%) Publishing
11 6 (0.96%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.80%) Advertising
13 4 (0.64%) Local Government
14 3 (0.48%) Back Office
14 3 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 350 (56.09%) Project Manager
2 67 (10.74%) Analyst
3 37 (5.93%) Business Analyst
3 37 (5.93%) IT Project Manager
4 34 (5.45%) Programme Manager
5 31 (4.97%) Senior Manager
6 28 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
7 27 (4.33%) Business Manager
8 25 (4.01%) Technical Manager
9 21 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
10 20 (3.21%) Architect
10 20 (3.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 20 (3.21%) Business Project Manager
11 19 (3.04%) Technical Project Manager
12 14 (2.24%) Consultant
12 14 (2.24%) Change Manager
13 13 (2.08%) Junior
14 12 (1.92%) Junior Project Manager
15 11 (1.76%) Service Manager
15 11 (1.76%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.24%) .NET
2 5 (0.80%) Web Services
2 5 (0.80%) Middleware
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.32%) J2EE
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.32%) Java EE
4 1 (0.16%) MDX
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.16%) CSS
4 1 (0.16%) XML
4 1 (0.16%) EDI
4 1 (0.16%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.16%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.77%) PMI
3 34 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.40%) NHS
5 14 (2.24%) Economics
5 14 (2.24%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.76%) FMCG
6 11 (1.76%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.80%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.64%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.64%) Equities
11 4 (0.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.69%) Windows
2 16 (2.56%) Linux
3 10 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.44%) UNIX
5 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.96%) Solaris
6 6 (0.96%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) Android
9 2 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (54.33%) PRINCE2
1 339 (54.33%) Project Management
2 162 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (24.84%) ITIL
4 141 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (13.14%) Change Management
6 54 (8.65%) Programme Management
7 49 (7.85%) Project Planning
8 43 (6.89%) Scrum
9 41 (6.57%) CRM
10 40 (6.41%) Migration
11 35 (5.61%) Risk Management
12 33 (5.29%) Service Delivery
12 33 (5.29%) Waterfall
13 31 (4.97%) Service Management
14 25 (4.01%) ERP
14 25 (4.01%) Business Analysis
15 24 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 23 (3.69%) Supplier Management
17 22 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.24%) SQL
2 11 (1.76%) Java
3 8 (1.28%) C
4 6 (0.96%) VB
4 6 (0.96%) VBA
5 5 (0.80%) ABAP
5 5 (0.80%) PHP
6 3 (0.48%) Scala
7 2 (0.32%) Python
7 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.16%) C#
8 1 (0.16%) VB6
8 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 103 (16.51%) PMI Certification
2 97 (15.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 93 (14.90%) Security Cleared
4 74 (11.86%) PMP
5 70 (11.22%) SC Cleared
6 52 (8.33%) Degree
7 22 (3.53%) DV Cleared
8 19 (3.04%) APMP
8 19 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (3.04%) ISEB
9 12 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.80%) CCNA
11 5 (0.80%) CISSP
11 5 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.64%) CCNP
12 4 (0.64%) HND
12 4 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.56%) SLA
2 13 (2.08%) QA
3 6 (0.96%) COBIT
4 5 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.64%) P3O
6 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.32%) COSO
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Basel II
8 1 (0.16%) TickIT
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) FATCA
8 1 (0.16%) COREP
8 1 (0.16%) FINREP
8 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 33 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.80%) vSphere
4 3 (0.48%) XenApp
5 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.16%) XenServer
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) UAG
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.44%) MOM
2 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (0.48%) WMI
3 3 (0.48%) SCCM
4 2 (0.32%) OVSD
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.21%) SAP
3 34 (5.45%) Cisco
4 32 (5.13%) Oracle
4 32 (5.13%) VMware
5 18 (2.88%) HP
6 14 (2.24%) Citrix
7 11 (1.76%) Juniper
8 10 (1.60%) IBM
9 8 (1.28%) Nokia
9 8 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.96%) EMC
11 5 (0.80%) Lotus
11 5 (0.80%) Avaloq
12 4 (0.64%) F5
13 3 (0.48%) Huawei
13 3 (0.48%) GoldenSource
13 3 (0.48%) Serena
13 3 (0.48%) Kronos
13 3 (0.48%) Borland
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