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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 391 313 251
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -62
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 242 341 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.85% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 232 252
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £32.85 £39.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.60 £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.40 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -77.71%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -58 225 £400 - 44
London +4 87 £450 - 13
South East -23 38 £394 +5.00% 4
South West 0 35 £350 -12.50% 6
Swindon -6 18 £350 -9.67% 1
Wiltshire -10 18 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -29 18 £325 - 6
East Midlands -18 13 £385 +4.40% 6
West Midlands -18 11 £415 -2.35% 1
Manchester -18 11 £325 -7.14% 3
Hampshire +11 9 £304 -44.77%
City of London +16 8 £500 +9.34% 1
Bristol +4 8 £525 +66.66% 2
Surrey -23 8 £380 +8.57%
Yorkshire -32 8 £400 -3.03% 2
Derbyshire -7 7 £383 - 1
Berkshire -10 7 £188 -46.42% 2
West Sussex +11 6 £470 -3.58% 2
Derby -2 6 £383 -
East of England -5 6 £413 - 6
North East -16 5 £238 -44.11%
Scotland -21 5 £500 +43.78%
Gloucestershire - 5 £348 - 3
Midlands +4 4 £525 -
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £388 +3.33%
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £425 - 2
Milton Keynes -9 4 £388 +15.67%
West Yorkshire -23 4 £470 +17.50% 2
Tyne and Wear -25 4 £238 -34.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 4 £238 -34.55%

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 347 (61.52%) Project Management
2 303 (53.72%) PRINCE2
3 185 (32.80%) Finance
4 174 (30.85%) ITIL
5 157 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (21.81%) PMI Certification
7 117 (20.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 108 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 105 (18.62%) Microsoft
10 102 (18.09%) MS Excel
11 94 (16.67%) PMP
12 85 (15.07%) MS Project
13 82 (14.54%) Security Cleared
14 72 (12.77%) Degree
15 70 (12.41%) Data Centre
16 67 (11.88%) Windows
17 66 (11.70%) Change Management
18 60 (10.64%) Risk Management
18 60 (10.64%) MS Office
19 58 (10.28%) Management Information System
20 56 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
21 54 (9.57%) Programme Management
22 52 (9.22%) Migration
23 48 (8.51%) Service Delivery
24 46 (8.16%) SC Cleared
25 45 (7.98%) PMI
26 44 (7.80%) Banking
27 43 (7.62%) MS Visio
28 42 (7.45%) Service Management
29 40 (7.09%) Telecoms

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.72%) CMS
2 21 (3.72%) Skype for Business
3 14 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.89%) IIS
7 5 (0.89%) JBoss
8 3 (0.53%) Confluence
8 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.35%) CICS
9 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 102 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 85 (15.07%) MS Project
3 60 (10.64%) MS Office
4 43 (7.62%) MS Visio
5 21 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (2.66%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.53%) SmartSuite
8 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.77%) Primavera
2 8 (1.42%) Sonata
2 8 (1.42%) Tercero
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.53%) Maximo
4 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.32%) Office 365
2 10 (1.77%) SaaS
3 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.35%) IaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.14%) LAN
2 19 (3.37%) VPN
3 17 (3.01%) SAN
4 15 (2.66%) WAN
5 14 (2.48%) Internet
5 14 (2.48%) Skype
6 12 (2.13%) DNS
6 12 (2.13%) Ethernet
7 11 (1.95%) Firewall
8 10 (1.77%) NetScaler
9 9 (1.60%) VoIP
10 8 (1.42%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.24%) HTTP
11 7 (1.24%) MPLS
11 7 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.06%) SSL
13 5 (0.89%) LLU
13 5 (0.89%) NAS
13 5 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.24%) Big Data
2 7 (1.24%) DB2
3 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.53%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.35%) GIS
5 2 (0.35%) Ingres
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.18%) QlikView
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (2.13%) JIRA
2 5 (0.89%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 185 (32.80%) Finance
2 44 (7.80%) Banking
3 40 (7.09%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.50%) Retail
5 28 (4.96%) Financial Institution
6 25 (4.43%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.19%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.19%) Publishing
8 14 (2.48%) Legal
9 12 (2.13%) Front Office
10 10 (1.77%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.24%) Law
11 7 (1.24%) Marketing
11 7 (1.24%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.06%) Automotive
12 6 (1.06%) Billing
12 6 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
13 5 (0.89%) Advertising
13 5 (0.89%) Back Office
14 4 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 267 (47.34%) Project Manager
2 54 (9.57%) Analyst
3 48 (8.51%) IT Manager
4 40 (7.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 40 (7.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 37 (6.56%) IT Project Manager
5 37 (6.56%) Programme Manager
6 33 (5.85%) Business Analyst
7 27 (4.79%) Senior Manager
8 23 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
9 19 (3.37%) Technical Manager
9 19 (3.37%) Technical Project Manager
10 17 (3.01%) Architect
10 17 (3.01%) SAP Manager
11 16 (2.84%) SAP Project Manager
12 13 (2.30%) Consultant
13 12 (2.13%) Administrator
13 12 (2.13%) Coordinator
13 12 (2.13%) PMO Manager
14 11 (1.95%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.95%) Middleware
2 10 (1.77%) Leaflet
3 7 (1.24%) .NET
3 7 (1.24%) Web Services
4 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.89%) XML
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.71%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.53%) CSS
6 3 (0.53%) HTML
7 2 (0.35%) EJB
7 2 (0.35%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.35%) J2EE
7 2 (0.35%) JMS
7 2 (0.35%) JSP
7 2 (0.35%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.35%) REST
7 2 (0.35%) Servlets
7 2 (0.35%) SOAP
7 2 (0.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 58 (10.28%) Management Information System
3 56 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (7.98%) PMI
5 15 (2.66%) NHS
6 14 (2.48%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.95%) Equities
7 11 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.77%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.60%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.24%) Derivative
11 6 (1.06%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.89%) PKI
13 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.35%) Replication
14 2 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.88%) Windows
2 28 (4.96%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.13%) Linux
6 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.42%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.06%) Solaris
7 6 (1.06%) Unix
8 5 (0.89%) AIX
8 5 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) pSOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (61.52%) Project Management
2 303 (53.72%) PRINCE2
3 174 (30.85%) ITIL
4 157 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (11.70%) Change Management
7 60 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 54 (9.57%) Programme Management
9 52 (9.22%) Migration
10 48 (8.51%) Service Delivery
11 42 (7.45%) Service Management
12 40 (7.09%) Business Analysis
13 36 (6.38%) Change Control
13 36 (6.38%) Waterfall
14 31 (5.50%) Project Planning
15 29 (5.14%) SDLC
16 26 (4.61%) ERP
17 25 (4.43%) Mentoring
18 23 (4.08%) Asset Management
18 23 (4.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.01%) PowerShell
1 17 (3.01%) SQL
2 13 (2.30%) C
3 9 (1.60%) Java
4 4 (0.71%) C#
4 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.35%) Assembly Language
5 2 (0.35%) COBOL
5 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.18%) ABAP
6 1 (0.18%) Uniface
6 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (21.81%) PMI Certification
2 117 (20.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 94 (16.67%) PMP
4 82 (14.54%) Security Cleared
5 72 (12.77%) Degree
6 46 (8.16%) SC Cleared
7 32 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (4.26%) DV Cleared
9 20 (3.55%) ISEB
10 16 (2.84%) APMP
11 14 (2.48%) BICSI Certification
11 14 (2.48%) BICSI RCDD
11 14 (2.48%) CISSP
12 10 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (1.42%) APMG
14 7 (1.24%) CISM
14 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (1.06%) MCSE
16 5 (0.89%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.01%) SLA
2 12 (2.13%) JSP 440
3 9 (1.60%) COBIT
3 9 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.60%) QA
4 7 (1.24%) MiFID
5 6 (1.06%) COSO
6 5 (0.89%) SAS 70
7 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.53%) P3O
8 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.48%) XenApp
4 13 (2.30%) vSphere
5 11 (1.95%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) UAG
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (2.13%) MOM
2 11 (1.95%) SCCM
2 11 (1.95%) SCOM
3 6 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.89%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (0.89%) WMI
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 105 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.38%) SAP
3 35 (6.21%) VMware
4 25 (4.43%) Cisco
5 24 (4.26%) HP
6 23 (4.08%) Oracle
7 19 (3.37%) Citrix
8 11 (1.95%) Planview
9 9 (1.60%) IBM
9 9 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.42%) Avaloq
10 8 (1.42%) Juniper
11 7 (1.24%) Nokia
12 6 (1.06%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.06%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.89%) Borland
13 5 (0.89%) Intel Security
13 5 (0.89%) Serena
13 5 (0.89%) Symantec
14 4 (0.71%) AppSense
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day 3-6 month contract excellent day rate on off
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Logix Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £520 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago