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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 367 291 291
Rank change year-on-year
-76 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 278 361 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.87% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 217 211
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £317 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £581 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £155.00 £23.41 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+562.11% -39.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.25%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 -72 258 £420 -1.17% 70
London -28 107 £425 -1.16% 29
South East -57 50 £450 +14.64% 9
South West -14 28 £400 - 8
City of London -26 22 £513 +5.67% 6
Berkshire -15 20 £450 +2.85% 4
North West -26 19 £419 -6.94% 9
West Midlands +4 13 £395 -16.84% 2
Yorkshire -15 12 £410 -13.68% 5
South Wales +7 11 £325 -16.12% 2
Wales +3 11 £325 -16.12% 2
Manchester -5 11 £450 +14.28% 4
Hampshire -6 11 £410 -16.32% 1
East of England +1 9 £430 -4.44% 4
East Midlands -10 9 £410 -8.78% 1
Birmingham +6 7 £368 -28.29% 1
Derby +1 7 £410 +28.26% 1
Derbyshire -2 7 £410 +28.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £463 +37.03%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 7 £405 -
North East -20 7 £405 - 1
Tyne and Wear -21 7 £405 -
West Yorkshire -21 7 £425 -10.52% 4
Bristol -5 6 £450 +12.50% 4
Wiltshire -5 6 £510 +16.57% 1
Surrey -12 6 £525 +7.69% 3
Scotland -16 6 £260 -38.82%
Paddington - 6 £375 -
Cardiff +3 5 £285 - 1
Reading +2 5 £525 -

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 357 (58.81%) Project Management
2 320 (52.72%) PRINCE2
3 205 (33.77%) Finance
4 140 (23.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 140 (23.06%) ITIL
5 137 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (20.43%) PMI Certification
7 95 (15.65%) PMP
8 88 (14.50%) Change Management
9 86 (14.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 84 (13.84%) Microsoft
11 83 (13.67%) MS Project
12 67 (11.04%) Degree
13 65 (10.71%) MS Excel
14 63 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
15 55 (9.06%) Waterfall
16 53 (8.73%) Banking
17 52 (8.57%) Windows
17 52 (8.57%) Data Centre
18 51 (8.40%) Programme Management
19 50 (8.24%) Management Information System
19 50 (8.24%) Security Cleared
20 47 (7.74%) Migration
21 44 (7.25%) SharePoint
22 40 (6.59%) ERP
23 39 (6.43%) CRM
24 37 (6.10%) Oracle
25 35 (5.77%) PMI
25 35 (5.77%) SC Cleared
26 34 (5.60%) APMP

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 44 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.32%) CMS
4 7 (1.15%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.99%) Lync
6 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.49%) IIS
7 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.33%) JBoss
8 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.16%) Confluence
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 83 (13.67%) MS Project
2 65 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 32 (5.27%) MS Visio
3 32 (5.27%) MS Office
4 10 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.99%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.66%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.33%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.47%) Office 365
2 9 (1.48%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.14%) WAN
1 13 (2.14%) Firewall
2 12 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.32%) VPN
3 8 (1.32%) LAN
4 7 (1.15%) DNS
4 7 (1.15%) OSPF
4 7 (1.15%) BGP
4 7 (1.15%) Wireless
4 7 (1.15%) Multicast
4 7 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (0.99%) SAN
5 6 (0.99%) HTTP
6 5 (0.82%) SSL
6 5 (0.82%) Internet
7 4 (0.66%) MPLS
8 3 (0.49%) SSH
8 3 (0.49%) Intranet
8 3 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.33%) MySQL
7 2 (0.33%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.33%) OLAP
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (0.99%) JIRA
2 3 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.33%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.33%) Ant
3 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.33%) MSI
3 2 (0.33%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) PVCS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
General
1 205 (33.77%) Finance
2 53 (8.73%) Banking
3 32 (5.27%) Retail
4 30 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 30 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 25 (4.12%) Legal
6 17 (2.80%) Marketing
7 10 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.15%) Law
10 5 (0.82%) Local Government
10 5 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.66%) Publishing
11 4 (0.66%) Billing
11 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Automotive
12 3 (0.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 321 (52.88%) Project Manager
2 80 (13.18%) Analyst
3 44 (7.25%) Business Analyst
4 35 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
5 34 (5.60%) Programme Manager
6 24 (3.95%) Senior Manager
6 24 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
7 23 (3.79%) Business Manager
8 22 (3.62%) Change Manager
9 21 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
9 21 (3.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 19 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
11 16 (2.64%) Technical Manager
11 16 (2.64%) Technical Project Manager
12 15 (2.47%) Coordinator
12 15 (2.47%) Architect
12 15 (2.47%) Project Coordinator
12 15 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
13 14 (2.31%) Service Manager
14 13 (2.14%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.15%) .NET
2 6 (0.99%) Middleware
3 5 (0.82%) Hibernate
3 5 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.66%) Web Services
5 3 (0.49%) JSF
5 3 (0.49%) JSP
5 3 (0.49%) SOAP
6 2 (0.33%) REST
6 2 (0.33%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.33%) Spring
7 1 (0.16%) ServiceStack
7 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.16%) Struts
7 1 (0.16%) Servlets
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) EJB
7 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 50 (8.24%) Management Information System
4 35 (5.77%) PMI
5 20 (3.29%) NHS
6 10 (1.65%) Reference Data
7 9 (1.48%) Informatics
7 9 (1.48%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.15%) FMCG
9 6 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (0.66%) Derivative
11 4 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.49%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.49%) PKI
12 3 (0.49%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.49%) User Experience
13 2 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.57%) Windows
2 17 (2.80%) Linux
3 11 (1.81%) Solaris
4 10 (1.65%) UNIX
5 8 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.82%) Android
8 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.66%) AIX
10 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (58.81%) Project Management
2 320 (52.72%) PRINCE2
3 140 (23.06%) ITIL
3 140 (23.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 137 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (14.50%) Change Management
6 55 (9.06%) Waterfall
7 51 (8.40%) Programme Management
8 47 (7.74%) Migration
9 40 (6.59%) ERP
10 39 (6.43%) CRM
11 34 (5.60%) Risk Management
12 32 (5.27%) Project Planning
13 31 (5.11%) Business Analysis
14 30 (4.94%) Scrum
15 29 (4.78%) Service Delivery
16 25 (4.12%) Supplier Management
17 24 (3.95%) Change Control
17 24 (3.95%) Line Management
18 22 (3.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.62%) SQL
2 13 (2.14%) Java
3 10 (1.65%) C
4 6 (0.99%) VBA
5 4 (0.66%) PHP
6 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.33%) VB
6 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.33%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) Perl
7 1 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 124 (20.43%) PMI Certification
2 95 (15.65%) PMP
3 86 (14.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 67 (11.04%) Degree
5 50 (8.24%) Security Cleared
6 35 (5.77%) SC Cleared
7 34 (5.60%) APMP
8 20 (3.29%) ISEB
9 13 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.48%) CCNA
12 8 (1.32%) CISSP
13 7 (1.15%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.99%) MCSE
15 5 (0.82%) CISM
16 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.47%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.31%) COBIT
3 10 (1.65%) COSO
4 8 (1.32%) SLA
5 7 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.82%) QA
7 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.49%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.33%) BS7799
9 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.16%) P3O
10 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.99%) XenApp
4 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.33%) UAG
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (2.80%) MOM
2 10 (1.65%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) SCOM
3 2 (0.33%) WMI
3 2 (0.33%) 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%) 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 84 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.10%) Oracle
3 32 (5.27%) SAP
4 25 (4.12%) Cisco
5 19 (3.13%) VMware
6 14 (2.31%) Citrix
7 12 (1.98%) IBM
8 10 (1.65%) F5
9 8 (1.32%) HP
9 8 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.15%) Hyperion
10 7 (1.15%) Cognos
11 6 (0.99%) Apple
11 6 (0.99%) Planview
12 5 (0.82%) Juniper
13 4 (0.66%) Lotus
13 4 (0.66%) McAfee
13 4 (0.66%) Google
14 3 (0.49%) OpenText
14 3 (0.49%) Kronos
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