The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 281 280 253
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 362 332 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.91% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 208 222
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.77 £37.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £19.75 £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.58 £41.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-63.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39028 36522 40170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.08% 72.85% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24228 22021 22957
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1067 1398
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
England -5 334 £425 - 69
London -14 127 £450 - 23
South East +24 109 £395 -1.25% 16
Berkshire +22 41 £425 -5.55% 3
City of London +19 39 £480 +28.00% 3
South West -16 31 £400 -7.24% 5
North West -3 25 £496 +24.06% 7
Surrey +8 17 £488 +14.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 17 £350 - 2
East Midlands -3 15 £325 -31.57%
Oxfordshire +10 14 £366 -0.91% 1
Milton Keynes +8 12 £344 -18.63% 2
Hampshire -6 11 £468 +87.00% 3
Scotland -11 11 £425 +13.33% 5
Wiltshire -7 10 £413 -5.71% 3
East of England -17 10 £425 +60.37% 8
Manchester +6 9 £425 -5.55% 3
Swindon -3 8 £438 - 1
West Midlands -10 8 £463 +18.77% 10
Bristol -17 7 £400 - 1
Cheshire +2 6 £500 +7.52%
Yorkshire -5 6 £475 +19.94%
Nottinghamshire +7 5 £650 +56.62%
Oxford +2 5 £464 +0.16% 1
West Yorkshire -1 5 £475 +19.94%
Gloucestershire -8 5 £394 -7.35% 1
Lancashire -15 5 £575 - 1
Wales -18 5 £388 +158.33%
South Wales - 5 £388 -
Birmingham -3 4 £513 - 8

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 424 (58.08%) PRINCE2
2 420 (57.53%) Project Management
3 269 (36.85%) Finance
4 203 (27.81%) ITIL
5 196 (26.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 118 (16.16%) PMI Certification
7 115 (15.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 91 (12.47%) Project Planning
9 90 (12.33%) PMP
10 85 (11.64%) Change Management
11 84 (11.51%) Microsoft
12 83 (11.37%) Risk Management
13 80 (10.96%) MS Project
14 74 (10.14%) Banking
15 68 (9.32%) Security Cleared
16 61 (8.36%) Degree
17 60 (8.22%) Oracle
17 60 (8.22%) MS Excel
18 58 (7.95%) Service Management
19 53 (7.26%) Telecoms
20 49 (6.71%) MS Office
20 49 (6.71%) Retail
21 48 (6.58%) SC Cleared
22 47 (6.44%) Scrum
23 46 (6.30%) Migration
23 46 (6.30%) PMI
24 45 (6.16%) Programme Management
25 42 (5.75%) SharePoint
26 39 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
26 39 (5.34%) Business Analysis

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 42 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.78%) CMS
3 7 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.55%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.55%) Apache
4 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.41%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 2 (0.27%) Drupal
6 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.27%) FileNet
6 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 80 (10.96%) MS Project
2 60 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 49 (6.71%) MS Office
4 32 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.88%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) FastStats
7 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.96%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 7 (0.96%) Agresso
3 6 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.55%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.41%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.27%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.27%) Maximo
7 2 (0.27%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.27%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.55%) Office 365
3 3 (0.41%) IaaS
3 3 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.79%) WAN
2 21 (2.88%) LAN
3 15 (2.05%) Internet
4 12 (1.64%) Firewall
5 11 (1.51%) SAN
6 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.10%) Wireless
7 5 (0.68%) Intranet
7 5 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.55%) MPLS
8 4 (0.55%) VPN
8 4 (0.55%) DNS
8 4 (0.55%) SSL
8 4 (0.55%) VoIP
8 4 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.55%) LDAP
8 4 (0.55%) MVNO
9 3 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.41%) Broadband
9 3 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.27%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.27%) Big Data
6 1 (0.14%) MySQL
6 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.14%) Ingres
6 1 (0.14%) MS Access
6 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.14%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.96%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.27%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.14%) LSMW
General
1 269 (36.85%) Finance
2 74 (10.14%) Banking
3 53 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 49 (6.71%) Retail
5 21 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.05%) Legal
7 15 (2.05%) Local Government
8 11 (1.51%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.51%) Marketing
8 11 (1.51%) Law
9 10 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.37%) Back Office
10 8 (1.10%) Automotive
11 6 (0.82%) Billing
11 6 (0.82%) Publishing
11 6 (0.82%) Front Office
12 5 (0.68%) Advertising
13 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 384 (52.60%) Project Manager
2 80 (10.96%) Analyst
3 42 (5.75%) Programme Manager
4 32 (4.38%) Architect
5 29 (3.97%) Business Analyst
5 29 (3.97%) Senior Manager
6 27 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
6 27 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 26 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
8 25 (3.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 24 (3.29%) Service Manager
10 23 (3.15%) Technical Manager
11 21 (2.88%) Business Manager
11 21 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 19 (2.60%) Technical Project Manager
13 17 (2.33%) Coordinator
14 16 (2.19%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
15 15 (2.05%) PMO Manager
16 13 (1.78%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.23%) .NET
2 6 (0.82%) Web Services
3 5 (0.68%) XML
4 3 (0.41%) SAML
5 2 (0.27%) Middleware
5 2 (0.27%) J2EE
5 2 (0.27%) CSS
5 2 (0.27%) SOAP
5 2 (0.27%) EDI
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.27%) REST
5 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.27%) HTML
6 1 (0.14%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.14%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.14%) JPA
6 1 (0.14%) STL
6 1 (0.14%) COM
6 1 (0.14%) FpML
6 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.30%) PMI
2 33 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.47%) NHS
4 17 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 15 (2.05%) Reference Data
6 11 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.10%) FMCG
8 7 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
9 6 (0.82%) Economics
9 6 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.68%) GIS
10 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.55%) Social Media
11 4 (0.55%) Clustering
11 4 (0.55%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.55%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.41%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.56%) Windows
2 20 (2.74%) Linux
3 12 (1.64%) UNIX
4 10 (1.37%) Solaris
5 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.55%) AIX
7 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (58.08%) PRINCE2
2 420 (57.53%) Project Management
3 203 (27.81%) ITIL
4 196 (26.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (12.47%) Project Planning
6 85 (11.64%) Change Management
7 83 (11.37%) Risk Management
8 58 (7.95%) Service Management
9 47 (6.44%) Scrum
10 46 (6.30%) Migration
11 45 (6.16%) Programme Management
12 39 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (5.34%) Business Analysis
13 36 (4.93%) Waterfall
14 35 (4.79%) Supplier Management
15 34 (4.66%) Service Delivery
16 33 (4.52%) Business Transformation
17 27 (3.70%) Asset Management
18 24 (3.29%) CRM
19 22 (3.01%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.74%) SQL
2 13 (1.78%) C
3 12 (1.64%) Java
4 6 (0.82%) VB
5 5 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.41%) VBA
8 2 (0.27%) Perl
8 2 (0.27%) PHP
8 2 (0.27%) C#
9 1 (0.14%) Jython
9 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (16.16%) PMI Certification
2 115 (15.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 90 (12.33%) PMP
4 68 (9.32%) Security Cleared
5 61 (8.36%) Degree
6 48 (6.58%) SC Cleared
7 30 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (3.29%) ISEB
9 14 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (1.37%) APMP
11 10 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.96%) CISSP
13 6 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.82%) CCNA
13 6 (0.82%) MBA
14 4 (0.55%) MAPM
14 4 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.19%) QA
2 13 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.23%) SLA
4 8 (1.10%) COBIT
5 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.27%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) COREP
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) XenApp
4 2 (0.27%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.96%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (0.96%) WMI
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.41%) SCCM
6 2 (0.27%) SCOM
6 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.27%) MOM
6 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.22%) Oracle
3 34 (4.66%) SAP
4 17 (2.33%) HP
5 15 (2.05%) VMware
6 12 (1.64%) Cisco
7 9 (1.23%) Citrix
8 7 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.96%) Borland
8 7 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (0.96%) Serena
9 6 (0.82%) BT
9 6 (0.82%) Planview
10 4 (0.55%) Lotus
10 4 (0.55%) EMC
10 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.55%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.55%) Juniper
11 3 (0.41%) Avaya
11 3 (0.41%) Cerner
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 450 to 500 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
HFG
Rate: £41000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £380 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 25 days ago