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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 349 313 303
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 322 336 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.79% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 215 191
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £448 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £99.50 £30.82 £28.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.84% +9.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £15.70 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.90 £32.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -27 299 £425 -5.17% 81
London +16 127 £450 - 34
South East -65 54 £456 +14.06% 11
South West -3 26 £375 -18.91% 10
City of London +3 24 £525 +6.32% 6
West Midlands +20 21 £400 -11.40% 5
Berkshire -15 20 £425 -5.55% 2
East of England +9 19 £365 -23.15% 3
North West -41 18 £363 -19.44% 14
Buckinghamshire -12 13 £463 +32.14% 2
East Midlands -11 12 £451 -17.91% 1
Bedfordshire +11 10 £413 -13.15%
Scotland -12 10 £388 -8.24% 3
South Wales -5 9 £350 -22.22%
Wales -14 9 £350 -22.22%
Yorkshire -23 9 £350 +7.69% 2
Manchester -23 9 £375 -16.66% 7
Coventry +9 8 £513 +36.66%
Wiltshire +5 7 £300 -36.84% 1
Surrey -11 7 £425 - 2
Tyne and Wear -19 7 £414 +27.30% 1
North East -23 7 £414 +27.30% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £414 - 1
Birmingham +8 6 £368 -2.00% 4
Reading -2 6 £450 -
Bristol -5 6 £401 +7.00% 1
West Yorkshire -24 6 £325 - 2
High Wycombe - 6 £488 - 2
Somerset +11 5 £375 -
Essex +7 5 £365 -32.40% 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 376 (60.35%) Project Management
2 327 (52.49%) PRINCE2
3 198 (31.78%) Finance
4 152 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 151 (24.24%) ITIL
6 137 (21.99%) PMI Certification
7 134 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
8 101 (16.21%) PMP
9 92 (14.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 84 (13.48%) MS Project
11 83 (13.32%) Change Management
12 81 (13.00%) Microsoft
13 59 (9.47%) MS Excel
13 59 (9.47%) Banking
14 58 (9.31%) Degree
14 58 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
15 56 (8.99%) Waterfall
15 56 (8.99%) Migration
16 52 (8.35%) Data Centre
17 51 (8.19%) Programme Management
18 50 (8.03%) Windows
19 46 (7.38%) SharePoint
19 46 (7.38%) Risk Management
20 44 (7.06%) Management Information System
20 44 (7.06%) PMI
21 38 (6.10%) CRM
22 37 (5.94%) Oracle
22 37 (5.94%) Security Cleared
23 36 (5.78%) Retail
23 36 (5.78%) Business Analysis

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.57%) CMS
3 10 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.96%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.80%) Lync
8 4 (0.64%) IIS
9 3 (0.48%) JBoss
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) Drupal
11 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.16%) Confluence
11 1 (0.16%) Apache
11 1 (0.16%) SAS
11 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 84 (13.48%) MS Project
2 59 (9.47%) MS Excel
3 34 (5.46%) MS Office
4 25 (4.01%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.64%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.16%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.16%) Agresso
6 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.73%) Office 365
2 11 (1.77%) SaaS
3 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.09%) WAN
2 12 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.93%) Firewall
3 8 (1.28%) HTTP
4 7 (1.12%) VPN
4 7 (1.12%) DNS
4 7 (1.12%) OSPF
4 7 (1.12%) BGP
4 7 (1.12%) SAN
4 7 (1.12%) Multicast
5 6 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (0.96%) LAN
6 5 (0.80%) Internet
6 5 (0.80%) Wireless
7 4 (0.64%) MPLS
7 4 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.64%) SSL
7 4 (0.64%) LDAP
8 3 (0.48%) SSH
8 3 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.96%) DB2
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.48%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.48%) Big Data
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.32%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.32%) QlikView
8 2 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.48%) NetBeans
1 3 (0.48%) JIRA
1 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.32%) MSI
2 2 (0.32%) Ant
3 1 (0.16%) PVCS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 198 (31.78%) Finance
2 59 (9.47%) Banking
3 36 (5.78%) Retail
4 33 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.05%) Legal
7 18 (2.89%) Marketing
8 14 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.77%) Publishing
10 10 (1.61%) Spanish Language
11 9 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.44%) Front Office
12 7 (1.12%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.12%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.96%) Local Government
13 6 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
13 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.80%) Law
15 4 (0.64%) Billing
15 4 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 336 (53.93%) Project Manager
2 84 (13.48%) Analyst
3 53 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 36 (5.78%) Programme Manager
4 36 (5.78%) IT Project Manager
5 27 (4.33%) Senior Manager
6 23 (3.69%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (2.89%) Technical Manager
8 18 (2.89%) Technical Project Manager
9 17 (2.73%) PMO Analyst
10 16 (2.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 16 (2.57%) Coordinator
10 16 (2.57%) Project Coordinator
10 16 (2.57%) Change Manager
11 15 (2.41%) Architect
11 15 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 15 (2.41%) SAP Manager
12 14 (2.25%) Business Manager
13 13 (2.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.28%) .NET
2 6 (0.96%) Middleware
2 6 (0.96%) Hibernate
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.80%) REST
4 4 (0.64%) JSF
4 4 (0.64%) SAP Basis
4 4 (0.64%) Web Services
4 4 (0.64%) SOAP
5 3 (0.48%) JSP
5 3 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.48%) XML
5 3 (0.48%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.32%) Spring
7 1 (0.16%) XSD
7 1 (0.16%) EDI
7 1 (0.16%) JMS
7 1 (0.16%) WSDL
7 1 (0.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.35%) Data Centre
3 44 (7.06%) PMI
3 44 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.05%) NHS
5 10 (1.61%) Market Risk
5 10 (1.61%) Reference Data
6 9 (1.44%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.44%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.44%) Informatics
7 5 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (0.80%) FMCG
8 4 (0.64%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.48%) PKI
9 3 (0.48%) Derivative
9 3 (0.48%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.48%) User Experience
10 2 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.03%) Windows
2 17 (2.73%) Linux
3 11 (1.77%) UNIX
4 10 (1.61%) Solaris
5 8 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.96%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.64%) AIX
7 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.48%) Android
8 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) pSOS
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (60.35%) Project Management
2 327 (52.49%) PRINCE2
3 152 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 151 (24.24%) ITIL
5 134 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (13.32%) Change Management
7 56 (8.99%) Migration
7 56 (8.99%) Waterfall
8 51 (8.19%) Programme Management
9 46 (7.38%) Risk Management
10 38 (6.10%) CRM
11 36 (5.78%) Business Analysis
12 35 (5.62%) Project Planning
13 32 (5.14%) ERP
14 30 (4.82%) Change Control
15 29 (4.65%) Service Management
16 28 (4.49%) Supplier Management
17 26 (4.17%) Service Delivery
17 26 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 22 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.37%) SQL
2 14 (2.25%) Java
3 11 (1.77%) C
4 3 (0.48%) PHP
4 3 (0.48%) VBA
5 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.32%) VB
5 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.16%) Perl
6 1 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 137 (21.99%) PMI Certification
2 101 (16.21%) PMP
3 92 (14.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 58 (9.31%) Degree
5 37 (5.94%) Security Cleared
6 26 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.85%) APMP
8 19 (3.05%) ISEB
9 18 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.44%) CCNA
11 9 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (1.12%) MCSE
12 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.96%) CISSP
13 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.48%) MCSA
14 3 (0.48%) MCP
14 3 (0.48%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.25%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.09%) COBIT
3 11 (1.77%) COSO
4 6 (0.96%) QA
4 6 (0.96%) SLA
5 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.48%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.32%) BS7799
8 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) P3O
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.96%) XenApp
3 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.48%) vSphere
3 3 (0.48%) UAG
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (1.61%) SCCM
2 9 (1.44%) MOM
3 3 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.16%) Netcool
4 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 81 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.94%) Oracle
3 33 (5.30%) SAP
4 24 (3.85%) Cisco
5 17 (2.73%) VMware
6 14 (2.25%) Citrix
7 12 (1.93%) HP
7 12 (1.93%) Planview
8 11 (1.77%) F5
8 11 (1.77%) IBM
9 7 (1.12%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.12%) Cognos
9 7 (1.12%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.12%) Avaloq
10 6 (0.96%) Apple
11 5 (0.80%) Juniper
11 5 (0.80%) Lotus
12 4 (0.64%) Remedy
12 4 (0.64%) McAfee
13 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + extensions
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South West
Recruit121
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
CPS Group
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 25 days ago