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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 297 239 239
Rank change year-on-year
-58 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 346 391 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.11% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 208 216
Average daily rate £425 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.90 £19.69 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% -24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £18.90 £25.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.58 £36.95 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.90 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41264 35135 42029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.48% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25706 20929 23993
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1050 1421
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -76 318 £425 +1.19% 51
London -40 121 £425 -5.55% 15
South East -29 82 £430 +7.50% 20
City of London -8 41 £400 -12.32% 4
South West -6 30 £413 -1.78% 4
Berkshire -7 26 £510 +39.72% 3
North West -37 20 £459 +31.07% 3
West Midlands -12 19 £355 +13.60% 2
East of England -41 19 £425 +88.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 16 £413 +8.55% 3
Hampshire +4 13 £335 -4.28% 2
Surrey -16 13 £488 +50.00% 5
Milton Keynes -7 12 £405 +55.76% 2
South Wales -10 12 £450 +13.63% 1
Wales -12 12 £450 +13.63% 1
Reading -3 11 £510 +27.50% 2
Lancashire - 11 £493 - 1
East Midlands -20 10 £525 +64.06% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £388 - 1
Scotland +2 8 £325 -1.88% 4
Oxfordshire -8 8 £388 -15.76% 4
Wiltshire -24 8 £451 +2.97%
Yorkshire -27 8 £400 +18.51% 3
Oxford -2 7 £388 -15.76%
Coventry -3 7 £360 +53.19%
Manchester -9 7 £425 +13.33% 1
Somerset -11 7 £325 - 1
Swindon -16 7 £451 +2.97%
West Yorkshire -23 7 £400 +18.51% 1
Newbury +5 6 £430 +1.17%

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 433 (59.23%) PRINCE2
2 411 (56.22%) Project Management
3 271 (37.07%) Finance
4 220 (30.10%) ITIL
5 205 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 117 (16.01%) PMI Certification
7 111 (15.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 92 (12.59%) PMP
9 84 (11.49%) Microsoft
10 81 (11.08%) MS Project
11 77 (10.53%) Change Management
12 75 (10.26%) MS Excel
13 73 (9.99%) Project Planning
13 73 (9.99%) Degree
14 71 (9.71%) Banking
15 69 (9.44%) Risk Management
16 68 (9.30%) Security Cleared
17 63 (8.62%) Service Management
18 53 (7.25%) Migration
19 51 (6.98%) SC Cleared
20 49 (6.70%) Waterfall
21 48 (6.57%) MS Office
22 45 (6.16%) Service Delivery
22 45 (6.16%) Programme Management
22 45 (6.16%) Supplier Management
23 44 (6.02%) Retail
24 43 (5.88%) Oracle
24 43 (5.88%) SAP
25 42 (5.75%) ISEB
26 40 (5.47%) PMI

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 40 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.55%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.55%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 2 (0.27%) Apache
6 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.27%) FileNet
7 1 (0.14%) Moodle
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 81 (11.08%) MS Project
2 75 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 48 (6.57%) MS Office
4 39 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 14 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.37%) Aligne
3 8 (1.09%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 7 (0.96%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.82%) Agresso
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.55%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.55%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.27%) Maximo
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
9 2 (0.27%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.27%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.09%) IaaS
2 6 (0.82%) PaaS
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.79%) WAN
2 27 (3.69%) LAN
3 17 (2.33%) Firewall
4 14 (1.92%) Wireless
5 13 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.64%) Internet
7 11 (1.50%) SAN
8 10 (1.37%) VPN
8 10 (1.37%) VoIP
9 9 (1.23%) LDAP
10 7 (0.96%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.96%) X.509
10 7 (0.96%) DNS
11 6 (0.82%) PBX
11 6 (0.82%) ISUP
11 6 (0.82%) INAP
12 5 (0.68%) DHCP
13 4 (0.55%) MPLS
13 4 (0.55%) NAS
14 3 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (1.23%) SAP BW
2 9 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (0.96%) Big Data
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.27%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.27%) OLAP
6 2 (0.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (0.82%) StarTeam
2 5 (0.68%) JIRA
3 3 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.14%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.14%) LSMW
5 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 271 (37.07%) Finance
2 71 (9.71%) Banking
3 44 (6.02%) Retail
4 34 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.15%) Investment Banking
6 22 (3.01%) Legal
7 17 (2.33%) Local Government
8 13 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.78%) Law
9 12 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.37%) Advertising
11 9 (1.23%) French Language
11 9 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.09%) Marketing
13 7 (0.96%) Automotive
14 6 (0.82%) Billing
15 5 (0.68%) Publishing
15 5 (0.68%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.55%) Military
16 4 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 365 (49.93%) Project Manager
2 88 (12.04%) Analyst
3 47 (6.43%) Business Analyst
4 41 (5.61%) Programme Manager
5 32 (4.38%) Architect
6 28 (3.83%) Senior Manager
7 23 (3.15%) Senior Project Manager
7 23 (3.15%) IT Project Manager
8 22 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
8 22 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 22 (3.01%) Coordinator
9 20 (2.74%) Project Coordinator
10 19 (2.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 18 (2.46%) Technical Architect
11 18 (2.46%) Service Manager
11 18 (2.46%) Change Manager
11 18 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
11 18 (2.46%) Business Manager
12 17 (2.33%) Consultant
13 15 (2.05%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.23%) Web Services
1 9 (1.23%) Application Packaging
2 7 (0.96%) .NET
3 3 (0.41%) XML
4 2 (0.27%) EDI
4 2 (0.27%) SOAP
4 2 (0.27%) OLE
4 2 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.14%) REST
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.14%) JPA
5 1 (0.14%) JAX-WS
5 1 (0.14%) jQuery
5 1 (0.14%) SAML
5 1 (0.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.14%) STL
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.14%) XSD
5 1 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.47%) PMI
2 30 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.56%) Data Integration
4 19 (2.60%) NHS
5 15 (2.05%) Reference Data
6 10 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
8 8 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
8 8 (1.09%) GIS
8 8 (1.09%) Data Conversion
8 8 (1.09%) FMCG
9 7 (0.96%) PKI
10 5 (0.68%) STB
11 4 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.41%) Open Source
12 3 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.41%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.41%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.47%) Windows
2 18 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (2.05%) Linux
4 13 (1.78%) UNIX
5 9 (1.23%) Solaris
6 6 (0.82%) MVS
6 6 (0.82%) VME
7 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.41%) AIX
8 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (59.23%) PRINCE2
2 411 (56.22%) Project Management
3 220 (30.10%) ITIL
4 205 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (10.53%) Change Management
6 73 (9.99%) Project Planning
7 69 (9.44%) Risk Management
8 63 (8.62%) Service Management
9 53 (7.25%) Migration
10 49 (6.70%) Waterfall
11 45 (6.16%) Service Delivery
11 45 (6.16%) Programme Management
11 45 (6.16%) Supplier Management
12 38 (5.20%) Scrum
13 35 (4.79%) Business Analysis
14 34 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (4.51%) Asset Management
16 30 (4.10%) Change Control
17 26 (3.56%) Resource Management
18 25 (3.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.83%) SQL
2 15 (2.05%) VB
3 12 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.37%) C
5 8 (1.09%) Java
6 5 (0.68%) C#
7 4 (0.55%) VBA
7 4 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (0.41%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.27%) Perl
9 2 (0.27%) R
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) ABAP
10 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (16.01%) PMI Certification
2 111 (15.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 92 (12.59%) PMP
4 73 (9.99%) Degree
5 68 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 51 (6.98%) SC Cleared
7 42 (5.75%) ISEB
8 27 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 17 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (1.78%) APMP
11 10 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.96%) MCSE
14 6 (0.82%) CCNA
14 6 (0.82%) MCSA
15 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 3 (0.41%) MAPM
15 3 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.46%) QA
2 13 (1.78%) COBIT
3 10 (1.37%) SLA
4 7 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.82%) COSO
6 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (1.92%) SCCM
2 11 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 7 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.82%) WMI
5 6 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.55%) SCOM
7 2 (0.27%) MOM
7 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.14%) Netcool
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
8 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 84 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.88%) Oracle
2 43 (5.88%) SAP
3 19 (2.60%) Cisco
4 18 (2.46%) HP
4 18 (2.46%) VMware
5 13 (1.78%) Citrix
5 13 (1.78%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.37%) SunGard
7 9 (1.23%) BT
7 9 (1.23%) CA
8 8 (1.09%) EMC
8 8 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (0.96%) Symantec
9 7 (0.96%) Juniper
10 6 (0.82%) Serena
10 6 (0.82%) Planview
10 6 (0.82%) Borland
11 5 (0.68%) IBM
11 5 (0.68%) Dell
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + remote working allowed
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Provisio Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: negotiable daily rate
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago