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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 284 275 261
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 362 327 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.88% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 211 217
Average daily rate
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£425 £414 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £568 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.41 £38.75 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £37.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £41.75 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +1.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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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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 +15 334 £425 - 74
London -4 134 £425 -5.55% 24
South East +28 100 £390 -9.51% 19
Berkshire +30 39 £425 -1.44% 4
City of London +23 38 £485 +34.62% 9
South West -26 34 £400 -9.09% 8
East Midlands 0 19 £450 -5.26% 5
North West -6 19 £450 +14.28% 5
Surrey +4 15 £488 +2.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 15 £338 -20.11% 4
Oxfordshire +7 12 £366 -21.03% 1
Milton Keynes +1 12 £338 -20.11% 2
West Midlands -5 12 £475 +21.79% 8
Scotland -29 12 £425 +13.33% 3
Hampshire 0 11 £490 +96.00% 5
Wiltshire -5 11 £438 -2.77% 4
Swindon -4 9 £463 +2.77% 2
Manchester 0 8 £394 -12.50% 3
Bristol -14 8 £400 +34.90% 2
East of England -35 8 £450 +76.47% 4
Nottinghamshire +13 7 £650 +116.66% 5
Cheshire +5 7 £500 -
Gloucestershire -15 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Nottingham +8 5 £650 +116.66% 4
Northamptonshire -6 5 £300 -36.90%
South Wales -12 5 £388 -
Wales -14 5 £388 +158.33%
East Sussex +1 4 £395 +12.85%
West Yorkshire 0 4 £475 +19.94% 1
Birmingham -2 4 £513 - 5

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 398 (57.35%) PRINCE2
2 395 (56.92%) Project Management
3 256 (36.89%) Finance
4 192 (27.67%) ITIL
5 190 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 119 (17.15%) PMI Certification
7 108 (15.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 92 (13.26%) Project Planning
9 91 (13.11%) PMP
10 85 (12.25%) Risk Management
11 79 (11.38%) Change Management
12 78 (11.24%) MS Project
13 71 (10.23%) Microsoft
14 70 (10.09%) Banking
15 67 (9.65%) Security Cleared
16 61 (8.79%) Degree
17 57 (8.21%) Oracle
18 55 (7.93%) MS Excel
19 54 (7.78%) Service Management
20 53 (7.64%) Retail
21 52 (7.49%) Telecoms
22 50 (7.20%) Scrum
23 49 (7.06%) SC Cleared
24 46 (6.63%) PMI
25 45 (6.48%) Programme Management
26 43 (6.20%) Migration
27 38 (5.48%) SharePoint
27 38 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
28 36 (5.19%) Business Analysis
28 36 (5.19%) MS Office

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 38 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.16%) CMS
3 7 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.43%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.29%) Drupal
6 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.29%) FileNet
6 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Confluence
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 78 (11.24%) MS Project
2 55 (7.93%) MS Excel
3 36 (5.19%) MS Office
4 27 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) FastStats
7 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.15%) Agresso
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.43%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.43%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.29%) Maximo
7 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.29%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.58%) Office 365
3 3 (0.43%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.60%) WAN
2 16 (2.31%) LAN
2 16 (2.31%) Internet
3 12 (1.73%) Firewall
4 10 (1.44%) SAN
5 8 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.01%) Wireless
7 5 (0.72%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.58%) Intranet
8 4 (0.58%) MPLS
8 4 (0.58%) VPN
8 4 (0.58%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.58%) SSL
8 4 (0.58%) Broadband
8 4 (0.58%) MVNO
9 3 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.43%) LDAP
9 3 (0.43%) VoIP
9 3 (0.43%) DNS
9 3 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.72%) Big Data
4 4 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.29%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.14%) EDMS
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.14%) MS Access
7 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.14%) Ingres
7 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (1.15%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.29%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.14%) LSMW
General
1 256 (36.89%) Finance
2 70 (10.09%) Banking
3 53 (7.64%) Retail
4 52 (7.49%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.16%) Local Government
6 15 (2.16%) Marketing
6 15 (2.16%) Legal
7 13 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.59%) Back Office
8 11 (1.59%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.30%) Automotive
11 8 (1.15%) Publishing
12 6 (0.86%) Law
13 5 (0.72%) Advertising
13 5 (0.72%) Billing
13 5 (0.72%) Front Office
13 5 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 367 (52.88%) Project Manager
2 81 (11.67%) Analyst
3 43 (6.20%) Programme Manager
4 31 (4.47%) Business Analyst
5 28 (4.03%) Architect
5 28 (4.03%) Senior Manager
5 28 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
6 26 (3.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 24 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
8 23 (3.31%) Technical Manager
9 22 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
10 21 (3.03%) Service Manager
10 21 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 20 (2.88%) Business Manager
12 19 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
13 14 (2.02%) Coordinator
13 14 (2.02%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (2.02%) PMO Manager
14 13 (1.87%) PMO Analyst
15 12 (1.73%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.15%) .NET
2 6 (0.86%) Web Services
2 6 (0.86%) XML
3 3 (0.43%) SAML
3 3 (0.43%) CSS
3 3 (0.43%) HTML
4 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.29%) J2EE
4 2 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.14%) FpML
5 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.14%) COM
5 1 (0.14%) SOAP
5 1 (0.14%) STL
5 1 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.63%) PMI
2 27 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.74%) NHS
4 12 (1.73%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.59%) Reference Data
5 11 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (1.15%) FMCG
7 7 (1.01%) Freedom of Information Act
8 6 (0.86%) Economics
8 6 (0.86%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.58%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.58%) Social Media
11 3 (0.43%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.43%) Open Source
11 3 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.60%) Windows
2 16 (2.31%) Linux
3 12 (1.73%) UNIX
4 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.01%) Solaris
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.29%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (57.35%) PRINCE2
2 395 (56.92%) Project Management
3 192 (27.67%) ITIL
4 190 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (13.26%) Project Planning
6 85 (12.25%) Risk Management
7 79 (11.38%) Change Management
8 54 (7.78%) Service Management
9 50 (7.20%) Scrum
10 45 (6.48%) Programme Management
11 43 (6.20%) Migration
12 38 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (5.19%) Business Analysis
14 34 (4.90%) Service Delivery
15 32 (4.61%) Waterfall
15 32 (4.61%) Business Transformation
16 28 (4.03%) Supplier Management
17 26 (3.75%) CRM
18 25 (3.60%) Analytics
19 24 (3.46%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.59%) SQL
2 11 (1.59%) C
2 11 (1.59%) Java
3 3 (0.43%) VB
3 3 (0.43%) VBA
3 3 (0.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.29%) Perl
4 2 (0.29%) PHP
4 2 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.14%) Jython
5 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 119 (17.15%) PMI Certification
2 108 (15.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 91 (13.11%) PMP
4 67 (9.65%) Security Cleared
5 61 (8.79%) Degree
6 49 (7.06%) SC Cleared
7 27 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (3.17%) ISEB
9 15 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.30%) APMP
11 9 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.01%) CISSP
12 7 (1.01%) MAPM
13 6 (0.86%) MBA
14 4 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.58%) CCNA
15 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.16%) QA
2 13 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.15%) SLA
4 7 (1.01%) COBIT
5 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.29%) P3O
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.29%) XenApp
4 2 (0.29%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (1.15%) WMI
1 8 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (1.15%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.43%) SCCM
5 2 (0.29%) SCOM
5 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.29%) MOM
5 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.21%) Oracle
3 32 (4.61%) SAP
4 18 (2.59%) HP
5 14 (2.02%) VMware
6 12 (1.73%) Cisco
7 8 (1.15%) Borland
8 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.01%) Citrix
8 7 (1.01%) Serena
9 6 (0.86%) BT
10 4 (0.58%) Juniper
10 4 (0.58%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.58%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.58%) EMC
11 3 (0.43%) IBM
11 3 (0.43%) Sun
11 3 (0.43%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.43%) Dell
11 3 (0.43%) Lotus
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Barnstaple, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: From £30,196 to £34,666 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £585.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Three People
Rate: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
HFG
Rate: £41000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago