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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 308 237 237
Rank change year-on-year
-71 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 322 390 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.81% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.09% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 245 210
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £42.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £175.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-83.71% +446.87%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -73 291 £400 -5.88% 99
London -75 82 £450 +4.65% 27
South East -39 73 £375 -11.76% 17
South West +9 40 £400 -3.03% 10
North West -10 26 £325 -41.96% 10
Wiltshire +13 25 £400 -19.02% 3
Berkshire -5 24 £375 -11.76% 3
Swindon +11 23 £400 -19.02% 1
Scotland +6 23 £348 -8.42% 3
Yorkshire -6 21 £400 -5.88% 11
Surrey -10 21 £350 -25.33% 2
City of London -19 21 £465 -2.21% 9
West Yorkshire +4 20 £400 -5.88% 9
Buckinghamshire 0 19 £375 -1.31% 8
West Midlands +11 17 £425 +136.11% 11
Milton Keynes -3 15 £335 +6.34% 4
East of England -2 14 £419 +27.37% 4
East Midlands +14 13 £413 -25.00% 7
Manchester +3 13 £331 -1.85% 7
Cheshire +7 9 £325 -42.47% 2
Leeds -12 9 £413 -2.94% 3
Wales - 7 £350 - 3
South Wales - 7 £350 - 3
Newbury +5 6 £401 -5.76%
Reading +3 6 £463 +23.33%
Warrington -4 6 £325 -42.47% 1
Somerset - 6 £225 -
Coventry +6 5 £425 -15.00% 2
Edinburgh -2 5 £475 +43.93% 3
Bristol -5 5 £358 -13.33% 5

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 316 (54.02%) PRINCE2
2 310 (52.99%) Project Management
3 237 (40.51%) Finance
4 172 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (25.13%) ITIL
6 139 (23.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (17.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 89 (15.21%) PMI Certification
9 84 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
10 77 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 74 (12.65%) Change Management
12 70 (11.97%) Microsoft
13 65 (11.11%) MS Project
14 63 (10.77%) Banking
15 60 (10.26%) SC Cleared
15 60 (10.26%) MS Excel
15 60 (10.26%) PMP
16 58 (9.91%) Retail
17 51 (8.72%) Project Planning
18 50 (8.55%) Scrum
19 43 (7.35%) Programme Management
19 43 (7.35%) Risk Management
20 41 (7.01%) Degree
21 39 (6.67%) Migration
21 39 (6.67%) SAP
22 36 (6.15%) CRM
22 36 (6.15%) Service Delivery
22 36 (6.15%) Service Management
23 35 (5.98%) Windows
23 35 (5.98%) PMI

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.03%) CMS
4 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.51%) Lync
6 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.17%) Documentum
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 65 (11.11%) MS Project
2 60 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 28 (4.79%) MS Office
4 22 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.74%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.37%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.34%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) HFM
5 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.37%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Yammer
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.91%) WAN
2 12 (2.05%) Internet
3 10 (1.71%) Firewall
3 10 (1.71%) LAN
4 8 (1.37%) BGP
4 8 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.37%) VPN
5 7 (1.20%) DNS
5 7 (1.20%) OSPF
6 6 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.03%) MPLS
6 6 (1.03%) SAN
7 5 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (0.68%) Multicast
8 4 (0.68%) Network Security
8 4 (0.68%) Wireless
8 4 (0.68%) ADSL
8 4 (0.68%) Broadband
8 4 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.37%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.51%) DTS
4 3 (0.51%) QlikView
5 2 (0.34%) Big Data
5 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.34%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.34%) DB2
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (1.37%) JIRA
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.17%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.17%) StarTeam
General
1 237 (40.51%) Finance
2 63 (10.77%) Banking
3 58 (9.91%) Retail
4 32 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.91%) Retail Banking
5 17 (2.91%) Marketing
6 16 (2.74%) Legal
7 14 (2.39%) Automotive
8 12 (2.05%) Billing
9 9 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.37%) Publishing
11 7 (1.20%) Advertising
12 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.85%) Law
12 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.51%) Front Office
13 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 326 (55.73%) Project Manager
2 74 (12.65%) Analyst
3 46 (7.86%) Business Analyst
4 35 (5.98%) Programme Manager
5 33 (5.64%) Senior Manager
6 28 (4.79%) Technical Manager
7 26 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 25 (4.27%) IT Project Manager
9 21 (3.59%) Technical Project Manager
10 17 (2.91%) Business Manager
11 16 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 14 (2.39%) Architect
14 12 (2.05%) Junior Project Manager
14 12 (2.05%) Junior
15 11 (1.88%) Consultant
15 11 (1.88%) PMO Manager
16 10 (1.71%) Agile Project Manager
16 10 (1.71%) Digital Project Manager
16 10 (1.71%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.05%) .NET
2 8 (1.37%) XML
2 8 (1.37%) CSS
2 8 (1.37%) HTML
3 7 (1.20%) Web Services
4 4 (0.68%) Middleware
5 3 (0.51%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.34%) Java EE
6 2 (0.34%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) EDI
7 1 (0.17%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.17%) MDX
7 1 (0.17%) JSON
7 1 (0.17%) Symfony
7 1 (0.17%) HTML5
7 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.98%) PMI
3 28 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.56%) Economics
5 13 (2.22%) NHS
5 13 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.54%) FMCG
7 7 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.51%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.51%) Equities
11 3 (0.51%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.98%) Windows
2 20 (3.42%) Linux
3 11 (1.88%) UNIX
4 6 (1.03%) Solaris
5 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (54.02%) PRINCE2
2 310 (52.99%) Project Management
3 172 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (25.13%) ITIL
5 139 (23.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (12.65%) Change Management
7 51 (8.72%) Project Planning
8 50 (8.55%) Scrum
9 43 (7.35%) Programme Management
9 43 (7.35%) Risk Management
10 39 (6.67%) Migration
11 36 (6.15%) CRM
11 36 (6.15%) Service Delivery
11 36 (6.15%) Service Management
12 35 (5.98%) Waterfall
13 25 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (3.93%) Business Analysis
14 23 (3.93%) Supplier Management
14 23 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 18 (3.08%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.22%) Java
2 8 (1.37%) C
2 8 (1.37%) SQL
3 7 (1.20%) ABAP
3 7 (1.20%) PHP
4 4 (0.68%) VB
5 3 (0.51%) VBA
5 3 (0.51%) Scala
6 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) VBScript
7 1 (0.17%) C#
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.17%) VB6
7 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 101 (17.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 89 (15.21%) PMI Certification
3 77 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 60 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 60 (10.26%) PMP
5 41 (7.01%) Degree
6 23 (3.93%) ISEB
7 18 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 17 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.03%) APMP
10 6 (1.03%) CCNA
11 4 (0.68%) CCNP
11 4 (0.68%) CISSP
11 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.51%) HND
12 3 (0.51%) ACCA
12 3 (0.51%) CISM
13 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.74%) QA
2 11 (1.88%) SLA
3 6 (1.03%) P3O
4 5 (0.85%) COBIT
4 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.68%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.34%) FATCA
7 2 (0.34%) COREP
7 2 (0.34%) FINREP
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) Basel II
8 1 (0.17%) TickIT
8 1 (0.17%) COSO
8 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.68%) vSphere
4 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.34%) OVSD
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.17%) MOM
3 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.17%) WMI
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 70 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.67%) SAP
3 31 (5.30%) Cisco
4 27 (4.62%) VMware
4 27 (4.62%) Oracle
5 17 (2.91%) HP
6 13 (2.22%) Citrix
7 11 (1.88%) Juniper
8 9 (1.54%) IBM
9 8 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.37%) Nokia
10 5 (0.85%) EMC
10 5 (0.85%) F5
11 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.51%) Lotus
12 3 (0.51%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.51%) Huawei
12 3 (0.51%) Avaloq
13 2 (0.34%) Comverse
13 2 (0.34%) GoldenSource
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-220 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £750 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
CRL
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago