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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 352 295 285
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 285 357 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.89% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 222 209
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £301 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £575 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -62.06%

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
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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 -64 262 £425 - 65
London -23 104 £425 -1.16% 32
South East -58 54 £463 +12.80% 11
North West -19 28 £419 -15.61% 2
City of London -15 25 £505 +6.31% 12
South West -23 22 £430 +8.04% 4
Berkshire -3 20 £450 +2.85% 6
Hampshire +5 14 £450 -3.74% 1
Manchester -6 14 £475 +16.92% 1
Yorkshire -14 13 £410 -13.68% 2
Scotland -3 11 £260 -38.82%
West Midlands +5 10 £375 -19.04% 4
South Wales +2 10 £300 -7.69% 3
Wales -6 10 £300 -7.69% 3
North East -13 10 £480 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 9 £480 - 1
Tyne and Wear -12 9 £480 - 1
West Yorkshire -17 9 £361 -23.94% 2
Cheshire -1 8 £300 -40.00%
East of England -7 8 £430 +1.17% 5
Glasgow -2 7 £256 -21.15%
Surrey -12 7 £475 -2.56% 2
East Midlands -14 7 £431 +32.60% 1
Cardiff +8 6 £293 +134.00% 2
Birmingham 0 6 £370 -27.80% 2
Derbyshire 0 6 £410 +28.26%
Derby -2 6 £410 +28.26%
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £475 +35.71%
Reading +6 5 £600 +14.28% 2
Bristol -1 5 £464 +5.39% 2

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 361 (56.94%) Project Management
2 339 (53.47%) PRINCE2
3 215 (33.91%) Finance
4 159 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (24.61%) ITIL
6 151 (23.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 130 (20.50%) PMI Certification
8 100 (15.77%) PMP
9 93 (14.67%) Microsoft
10 89 (14.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 86 (13.56%) MS Project
11 86 (13.56%) Change Management
12 71 (11.20%) MS Excel
13 67 (10.57%) Degree
14 66 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
15 61 (9.62%) Security Cleared
16 58 (9.15%) Banking
16 58 (9.15%) Windows
17 57 (8.99%) Waterfall
18 52 (8.20%) Data Centre
19 51 (8.04%) Programme Management
20 48 (7.57%) Management Information System
21 46 (7.26%) Migration
22 43 (6.78%) SC Cleared
23 42 (6.62%) Retail
24 40 (6.31%) ERP
25 39 (6.15%) SharePoint
25 39 (6.15%) Risk Management
25 39 (6.15%) Project Planning
26 38 (5.99%) CRM

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.26%) CMS
4 8 (1.26%) Lync
5 7 (1.10%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.32%) IIS
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Kentico
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (13.56%) MS Project
2 71 (11.20%) MS Excel
3 33 (5.21%) MS Office
4 32 (5.05%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.63%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.79%) Office 365
2 6 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.95%) SaaS
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.37%) WAN
1 15 (2.37%) Firewall
2 14 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.05%) VPN
4 10 (1.58%) DNS
4 10 (1.58%) LAN
5 9 (1.42%) OSPF
5 9 (1.42%) BGP
5 9 (1.42%) Multicast
5 9 (1.42%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (1.10%) Wireless
6 7 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.95%) SSL
7 6 (0.95%) SAN
7 6 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.79%) MVNO
8 5 (0.79%) Internet
8 5 (0.79%) HTTP
9 4 (0.63%) MPLS
9 4 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.32%) QlikView
7 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.32%) MySQL
7 2 (0.32%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.95%) JIRA
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.32%) Ant
2 2 (0.32%) MSI
2 2 (0.32%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) PVCS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
General
1 215 (33.91%) Finance
2 58 (9.15%) Banking
3 42 (6.62%) Retail
4 32 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.57%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.94%) Legal
7 21 (3.31%) Marketing
8 11 (1.74%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.42%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.95%) Law
11 6 (0.95%) Billing
11 6 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.79%) Publishing
12 5 (0.79%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.63%) Local Government
13 4 (0.63%) Automotive
14 3 (0.47%) Back Office
14 3 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 340 (53.63%) Project Manager
2 75 (11.83%) Analyst
3 43 (6.78%) Business Analyst
4 37 (5.84%) Programme Manager
5 36 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
6 25 (3.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 25 (3.94%) Technical Manager
7 23 (3.63%) Technical Project Manager
7 23 (3.63%) Senior Manager
8 22 (3.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 22 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
8 22 (3.47%) Business Manager
9 18 (2.84%) Business Project Manager
10 17 (2.68%) Architect
11 16 (2.52%) Coordinator
11 16 (2.52%) Project Coordinator
11 16 (2.52%) Change Manager
12 14 (2.21%) Consultant
13 12 (1.89%) Integration Manager
13 12 (1.89%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.95%) .NET
1 6 (0.95%) Middleware
2 5 (0.79%) Web Services
2 5 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.47%) Hibernate
3 3 (0.47%) JSP
4 2 (0.32%) Spring
5 1 (0.16%) JSF
5 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.16%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (0.16%) jQuery
5 1 (0.16%) XML
5 1 (0.16%) XSD
5 1 (0.16%) EDI
5 1 (0.16%) JMS
5 1 (0.16%) WSDL
5 1 (0.16%) SAML
5 1 (0.16%) Servlets
5 1 (0.16%) SOAP
5 1 (0.16%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 48 (7.57%) Management Information System
4 34 (5.36%) PMI
5 17 (2.68%) NHS
6 10 (1.58%) Reference Data
7 9 (1.42%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.10%) FMCG
8 7 (1.10%) Informatics
9 5 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.79%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.79%) Economics
10 4 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.63%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.63%) PKI
10 4 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.47%) Derivative
11 3 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.15%) Windows
2 19 (3.00%) Linux
3 14 (2.21%) Solaris
4 12 (1.89%) UNIX
5 8 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.79%) Android
8 5 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.79%) AIX
8 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (56.94%) Project Management
2 339 (53.47%) PRINCE2
3 159 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (24.61%) ITIL
5 151 (23.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (13.56%) Change Management
7 57 (8.99%) Waterfall
8 51 (8.04%) Programme Management
9 46 (7.26%) Migration
10 40 (6.31%) ERP
11 39 (6.15%) Risk Management
11 39 (6.15%) Project Planning
12 38 (5.99%) CRM
13 36 (5.68%) Scrum
14 30 (4.73%) Service Delivery
14 30 (4.73%) Business Analysis
15 26 (4.10%) Supplier Management
16 25 (3.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 24 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (3.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.31%) SQL
2 13 (2.05%) Java
3 6 (0.95%) VBA
4 5 (0.79%) C
5 4 (0.63%) PHP
6 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.32%) VB
6 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) Perl
7 1 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 130 (20.50%) PMI Certification
2 100 (15.77%) PMP
3 89 (14.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 67 (10.57%) Degree
5 61 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 43 (6.78%) SC Cleared
7 29 (4.57%) APMP
8 24 (3.79%) ISEB
9 14 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (1.89%) CCNA
11 11 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.26%) CISSP
12 8 (1.26%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.79%) MCSE
14 5 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.63%) CISM
15 4 (0.63%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.89%) COBIT
1 12 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.74%) SLA
3 8 (1.26%) COSO
4 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.95%) QA
6 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.47%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.32%) BS7799
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.79%) XenApp
4 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.32%) vSphere
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (2.37%) MOM
2 9 (1.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) WMI
3 2 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) OpenView
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.16%) Netcool
4 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 93 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.99%) Cisco
3 36 (5.68%) SAP
3 36 (5.68%) Oracle
4 33 (5.21%) VMware
5 15 (2.37%) CheckPoint
6 12 (1.89%) HP
7 11 (1.74%) Citrix
7 11 (1.74%) F5
8 10 (1.58%) Juniper
9 8 (1.26%) IBM
9 8 (1.26%) Nokia
10 7 (1.10%) Hyperion
10 7 (1.10%) Cognos
11 6 (0.95%) Apple
11 6 (0.95%) Planview
12 5 (0.79%) McAfee
13 4 (0.63%) Lotus
13 4 (0.63%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.63%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Excellent Day Rate on Offer - 3-6 Month Reta
Posted: 15 hours ago
Monmouthshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Next Move IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
City Test Limited
Rate: £600 per day This rate is negotiable for excellent skills match
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £29 - £30 per hour + increased rate for overtime
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago