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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 334 305 282
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 312 320 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.83% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 187 218
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £30.82 £21.33 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.52% -42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.45 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £18.90 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -45.61%

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -33 290 £450 +5.88% 89
London -22 109 £450 -3.22% 31
South East +23 90 £400 +3.22% 28
Berkshire +12 27 £463 +27.58% 6
City of London +10 25 £488 +7.79% 11
North West +3 25 £475 +18.75% 3
Surrey +10 21 £425 +30.76% 6
South West -35 20 £450 +28.57% 8
East Midlands +7 14 £550 +32.53% 1
Manchester -3 14 £500 +26.98% 3
Hampshire -4 14 £490 +18.78% 2
East of England -28 14 £475 +5.55% 5
Scotland -23 11 £423 -10.97% 5
West Midlands -13 10 £436 -3.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 9 £384 +9.71% 2
Milton Keynes +3 8 £384 -5.47%
Bedfordshire -10 8 £475 +5.55% 2
East Sussex -9 6 £375 +15.38%
Bristol -19 6 £375 +30.20% 1
Salford - 6 - -
Cheshire +11 5 £620 -
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £650 +116.66%
Yorkshire -8 5 £325 -7.14% 8
Swindon -8 5 £475 +7.95% 6
Brighton -11 5 £375 +16.27%
Wiltshire -15 5 £475 +7.95% 6
Nottingham +11 4 £650 +116.66%
Northamptonshire 0 4 £300 -36.84% 1
Kent -1 4 £281 +6.13% 6
Southampton -6 4 £525 -

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 363 (55.50%) PRINCE2
2 360 (55.05%) Project Management
3 245 (37.46%) Finance
4 182 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (26.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 144 (22.02%) ITIL
7 103 (15.75%) PMI Certification
8 100 (15.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 84 (12.84%) Project Planning
10 81 (12.39%) Risk Management
11 78 (11.93%) Change Management
12 73 (11.16%) MS Project
13 72 (11.01%) PMP
14 70 (10.70%) Microsoft
15 63 (9.63%) Oracle
15 63 (9.63%) Banking
16 60 (9.17%) Security Cleared
17 56 (8.56%) Degree
18 54 (8.26%) Telecoms
19 52 (7.95%) Scrum
19 52 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
20 49 (7.49%) Retail
21 47 (7.19%) MS Excel
21 47 (7.19%) PMI
22 45 (6.88%) Programme Management
23 43 (6.57%) Migration
24 42 (6.42%) SC Cleared
25 39 (5.96%) Waterfall
26 38 (5.81%) Service Management
27 37 (5.66%) Service Delivery

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.60%) CMS
3 3 (0.46%) Apache
3 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.46%) Drupal
4 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.31%) SAS
4 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) Documentum
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.15%) FileNet
5 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.15%) WordPress
5 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (11.16%) MS Project
2 47 (7.19%) MS Excel
3 34 (5.20%) MS Office
4 18 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) FastStats
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.92%) Agresso
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.46%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.31%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.31%) Maximo
5 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.76%) Office 365
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.06%) WAN
1 20 (3.06%) Internet
2 13 (1.99%) LAN
2 13 (1.99%) Firewall
3 7 (1.07%) SAN
3 7 (1.07%) OSPF
3 7 (1.07%) BGP
3 7 (1.07%) Wireless
3 7 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.61%) SSL
4 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.61%) Intranet
4 4 (0.61%) MVNO
5 3 (0.46%) LTE
5 3 (0.46%) Multicast
5 3 (0.46%) VoIP
5 3 (0.46%) VPN
5 3 (0.46%) DNS
5 3 (0.46%) LDAP
6 2 (0.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.61%) Big Data
4 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.31%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) QlikView
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) Ingres
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.15%) Selenium
3 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 245 (37.46%) Finance
2 63 (9.63%) Banking
3 54 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 49 (7.49%) Retail
5 19 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.29%) Marketing
7 13 (1.99%) Local Government
8 9 (1.38%) Automotive
8 9 (1.38%) Legal
8 9 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.38%) Back Office
9 7 (1.07%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.92%) Publishing
10 6 (0.92%) Billing
11 5 (0.76%) Advertising
11 5 (0.76%) Front Office
12 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.61%) Military
13 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 348 (53.21%) Project Manager
2 87 (13.30%) Analyst
3 44 (6.73%) Programme Manager
4 36 (5.50%) Business Analyst
5 29 (4.43%) Senior Manager
5 29 (4.43%) Infrastructure Manager
5 29 (4.43%) Technical Manager
6 27 (4.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 25 (3.82%) Technical Project Manager
8 24 (3.67%) Architect
8 24 (3.67%) Senior Project Manager
9 21 (3.21%) Service Manager
10 20 (3.06%) Business Manager
11 19 (2.91%) IT Project Manager
12 17 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
13 14 (2.14%) PMO Manager
14 13 (1.99%) Coordinator
15 12 (1.83%) Delivery Manager
16 11 (1.68%) Business Project Manager
16 11 (1.68%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.53%) XML
2 9 (1.38%) HTML
2 9 (1.38%) CSS
3 7 (1.07%) Web Services
4 6 (0.92%) .NET
5 3 (0.46%) SAML
6 2 (0.31%) Middleware
6 2 (0.31%) J2EE
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.31%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.15%) Symfony
7 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) REST
7 1 (0.15%) COM
7 1 (0.15%) FpML
7 1 (0.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.19%) PMI
3 30 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.75%) NHS
5 14 (2.14%) Data Integration
5 14 (2.14%) Reference Data
6 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.07%) Economics
7 7 (1.07%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.76%) FMCG
8 5 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (0.61%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (0.61%) Social Media
10 3 (0.46%) Open Source
10 3 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.46%) Statistics
10 3 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.52%) Windows
2 18 (2.75%) Linux
3 13 (1.99%) UNIX
4 8 (1.22%) Solaris
5 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) AIX
6 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (55.50%) PRINCE2
2 360 (55.05%) Project Management
3 182 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (26.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 144 (22.02%) ITIL
6 84 (12.84%) Project Planning
7 81 (12.39%) Risk Management
8 78 (11.93%) Change Management
9 52 (7.95%) Scrum
10 45 (6.88%) Programme Management
11 43 (6.57%) Migration
12 39 (5.96%) Waterfall
13 38 (5.81%) Service Management
14 37 (5.66%) Service Delivery
15 32 (4.89%) Business Analysis
16 26 (3.98%) CRM
17 25 (3.82%) Analytics
17 25 (3.82%) Business Transformation
18 24 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 22 (3.36%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.99%) Java
2 12 (1.83%) SQL
3 10 (1.53%) C
4 4 (0.61%) PHP
5 3 (0.46%) VBA
6 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.31%) Perl
6 2 (0.31%) VB
7 1 (0.15%) C#
7 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 103 (15.75%) PMI Certification
2 100 (15.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 72 (11.01%) PMP
4 60 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 56 (8.56%) Degree
6 42 (6.42%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (3.36%) ISEB
8 9 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.07%) CISSP
10 5 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.76%) MBA
10 5 (0.76%) MAPM
11 4 (0.61%) APMP
11 4 (0.61%) CCNA
12 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.75%) QA
2 11 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.07%) COBIT
4 6 (0.92%) SLA
5 4 (0.61%) P3O
6 3 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) Basel II
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.31%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (0.76%) WMI
4 3 (0.46%) SCCM
4 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.63%) Oracle
3 24 (3.67%) SAP
4 13 (1.99%) HP
5 12 (1.83%) Cisco
6 9 (1.38%) VMware
7 7 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.76%) Borland
8 5 (0.76%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.76%) Citrix
8 5 (0.76%) IBM
9 4 (0.61%) Juniper
9 4 (0.61%) Serena
9 4 (0.61%) F5
10 3 (0.46%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.46%) Civica
10 3 (0.46%) Capita
10 3 (0.46%) Orchard
10 3 (0.46%) Cerner
10 3 (0.46%) CA
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Jersey, Channel Isles
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £25 to £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Rate: From £31,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate values
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £53 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-200 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago