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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 328 306 241
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -65
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 305 338 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.61% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.82% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 218 209
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 12
Average hourly rate £49.50 £22.90 £19.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.13% +16.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £22.90 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+116.13% -21.02%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -33 273 £423 -0.58% 83
London -28 82 £430 +1.77% 26
South East -25 60 £450 +4.65% 21
City of London +18 39 £475 +18.75% 6
North West -1 38 £413 -10.08% 7
West Midlands +3 33 £375 +5.63% 11
Berkshire -6 24 £416 -18.38% 7
Birmingham +16 22 £348 +31.13% 5
Scotland +15 18 £350 +7.69% 5
East Midlands +12 17 £375 -28.57% 2
South West -10 16 £435 +5.51% 5
Glasgow +10 15 £350 +7.69% 3
Yorkshire -11 14 £425 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £450 +4.34% 5
Manchester -7 13 £388 -8.82% 4
Cheshire - 13 £463 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 12 £425 +6.25% 2
Hampshire -11 11 £469 +46.48%
Leeds -8 10 £425 +6.25% 2
East of England +11 9 £450 +4.04% 4
Derbyshire +7 9 £375 -0.66% 1
Derby -2 8 £375 -0.66%
Milton Keynes -8 8 £375 -7.40% 1
Wales -11 8 £344 -23.61% 2
Warrington - 8 £475 -
Coventry 0 7 £488 +35.41% 3
Surrey -3 7 £513 +5.12% 2
Cardiff +11 6 £375 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire 0 6 £475 +11.76% 1
Northamptonshire -7 6 £450 -18.18%

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 353 (56.03%) Project Management
2 348 (55.24%) PRINCE2
3 227 (36.03%) Finance
4 164 (26.03%) ITIL
5 161 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 109 (17.30%) PMI Certification
8 95 (15.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 89 (14.13%) Microsoft
10 87 (13.81%) Security Cleared
11 85 (13.49%) Change Management
12 81 (12.86%) PMP
13 73 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
14 67 (10.63%) MS Project
15 66 (10.48%) Banking
16 64 (10.16%) SC Cleared
17 62 (9.84%) MS Excel
18 56 (8.89%) Retail
19 54 (8.57%) Degree
20 50 (7.94%) Project Planning
20 50 (7.94%) Windows
21 49 (7.78%) Programme Management
22 47 (7.46%) SAP
23 46 (7.30%) CRM
24 44 (6.98%) Migration
25 42 (6.67%) Cisco
25 42 (6.67%) Waterfall
26 40 (6.35%) Scrum
27 38 (6.03%) Management Information System
27 38 (6.03%) Oracle

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.11%) Lync
5 6 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Kentico
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 67 (10.63%) MS Project
2 62 (9.84%) MS Excel
3 31 (4.92%) MS Office
4 28 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.43%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.33%) Office 365
2 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.63%) SaaS
4 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.70%) WAN
2 14 (2.22%) Firewall
2 14 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.90%) VPN
3 12 (1.90%) DNS
4 10 (1.59%) BGP
4 10 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
5 9 (1.43%) Multicast
5 9 (1.43%) LAN
5 9 (1.43%) OSPF
6 8 (1.27%) Internet
7 7 (1.11%) SSL
7 7 (1.11%) HTTP
7 7 (1.11%) MPLS
8 6 (0.95%) Broadband
8 6 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.79%) ADSL
9 5 (0.79%) SAN
9 5 (0.79%) VoIP
9 5 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.43%) SAP BW
4 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.32%) QlikView
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.32%) DB2
6 2 (0.32%) OLAP
6 2 (0.32%) DTS
6 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (1.43%) JIRA
2 3 (0.48%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) PVCS
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 227 (36.03%) Finance
2 66 (10.48%) Banking
3 56 (8.89%) Retail
4 28 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.81%) Marketing
6 20 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.86%) Legal
8 17 (2.70%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.59%) Billing
10 9 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.27%) Automotive
11 8 (1.27%) Law
11 8 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.79%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.79%) Local Government
14 3 (0.48%) Publishing
14 3 (0.48%) Back Office
15 2 (0.32%) German Language
15 2 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 347 (55.08%) Project Manager
2 70 (11.11%) Analyst
3 40 (6.35%) Programme Manager
4 38 (6.03%) Business Analyst
5 33 (5.24%) IT Project Manager
6 32 (5.08%) Technical Manager
7 30 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 27 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
9 26 (4.13%) Business Manager
9 26 (4.13%) Technical Project Manager
10 22 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
11 20 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 20 (3.17%) Architect
11 20 (3.17%) Business Project Manager
12 18 (2.86%) Consultant
13 13 (2.06%) Coordinator
13 13 (2.06%) Project Coordinator
13 13 (2.06%) Change Manager
14 11 (1.75%) Junior
14 11 (1.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.59%) .NET
2 6 (0.95%) Web Services
3 5 (0.79%) Middleware
4 3 (0.48%) J2EE
5 2 (0.32%) Java EE
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.32%) XML
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.16%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.16%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.16%) JMS
6 1 (0.16%) XSD
6 1 (0.16%) EJB
6 1 (0.16%) CSS
6 1 (0.16%) JSP
6 1 (0.16%) Servlets
6 1 (0.16%) Struts
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) WSDL
6 1 (0.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.24%) PMI
4 21 (3.33%) NHS
5 15 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 14 (2.22%) Economics
7 13 (2.06%) Reference Data
8 9 (1.43%) FMCG
9 8 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.95%) Informatics
11 5 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.79%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
12 4 (0.63%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.63%) Equities
12 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.94%) Windows
2 22 (3.49%) Linux
3 14 (2.22%) UNIX
4 12 (1.90%) Solaris
5 11 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.48%) AIX
10 2 (0.32%) Android
10 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (56.03%) Project Management
2 348 (55.24%) PRINCE2
3 164 (26.03%) ITIL
4 161 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (13.49%) Change Management
7 50 (7.94%) Project Planning
8 49 (7.78%) Programme Management
9 46 (7.30%) CRM
10 44 (6.98%) Migration
11 42 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 40 (6.35%) Scrum
13 35 (5.56%) Service Delivery
13 35 (5.56%) Risk Management
14 31 (4.92%) Service Management
15 27 (4.29%) ERP
16 25 (3.97%) Business Analysis
16 25 (3.97%) Supplier Management
17 24 (3.81%) Business Transformation
18 23 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.06%) SQL
2 12 (1.90%) Java
3 8 (1.27%) C
4 5 (0.79%) VB
4 5 (0.79%) ABAP
4 5 (0.79%) VBA
5 4 (0.63%) PHP
6 3 (0.48%) Scala
7 2 (0.32%) Python
8 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 109 (17.30%) PMI Certification
2 95 (15.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 87 (13.81%) Security Cleared
4 81 (12.86%) PMP
5 64 (10.16%) SC Cleared
6 54 (8.57%) Degree
7 22 (3.49%) DV Cleared
8 18 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (2.86%) APMP
9 17 (2.70%) ISEB
10 14 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.75%) CCNA
11 11 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.95%) CISSP
13 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.63%) CCNP
14 4 (0.63%) HND
14 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.48%) HNC
15 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.70%) SLA
2 12 (1.90%) QA
3 7 (1.11%) COBIT
4 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.48%) P3O
7 3 (0.48%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.48%) COSO
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) COREP
9 1 (0.16%) FINREP
9 1 (0.16%) FATCA
9 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.79%) vSphere
4 3 (0.48%) XenApp
5 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.16%) UAG
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) XenServer
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.27%) MOM
2 3 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.48%) WMI
3 2 (0.32%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) OVSD
4 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.16%) OpenView
4 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.16%) Netcool
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.46%) SAP
3 42 (6.67%) Cisco
4 38 (6.03%) Oracle
5 31 (4.92%) VMware
6 16 (2.54%) HP
7 14 (2.22%) Citrix
8 13 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.75%) F5
9 11 (1.75%) Juniper
10 9 (1.43%) IBM
11 8 (1.27%) Nokia
12 6 (0.95%) EMC
12 6 (0.95%) Lotus
13 5 (0.79%) Cognos
13 5 (0.79%) Avaloq
14 4 (0.63%) Business Objects
15 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.48%) Borland
15 3 (0.48%) JD Edwards
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Windsor, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £605 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £1 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £600 - 730 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago