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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 314 294 255
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -39
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 337 326 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.62% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.84% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 195 229
Average daily rate
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£436 £437 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £279 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.05% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £30.82 £28.20 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% -23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £18.90 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £18.90 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -48.91%

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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -6 315 £436 -0.40% 51
London +7 120 £425 -6.59% 13
South East +11 95 £400 -1.53% 13
Berkshire +25 33 £450 +9.09% 2
City of London +7 30 £488 +23.41% 6
South West -28 27 £456 +3.69% 4
North West -6 21 £475 +18.75% 4
Surrey +3 19 £425 +19.29%
East of England -28 17 £475 +40.74% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £350 -13.84% 4
East Midlands +3 14 £550 +23.59% 1
Milton Keynes +7 13 £350 -24.32% 1
West Midlands -8 12 £463 +2.37% 4
Manchester -8 11 £438 +2.94% 3
Hampshire -7 10 £495 -5.71% 1
Bedfordshire -13 10 £475 +5.55% 2
Scotland -24 9 £420 -2.32% 1
Wiltshire -18 8 £475 +7.95%
Swindon -11 7 £488 +10.79%
Bristol -16 7 £375 +30.20% 4
Cheshire +2 6 £560 -
Oxfordshire 0 6 £563 +21.49%
East Sussex -5 6 £385 +14.07%
Nottinghamshire +17 5 £650 +116.66%
Yorkshire -10 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Warrington - 5 £620 -
Nottingham +14 4 £650 +116.66%
Birmingham 0 4 £475 -5.94% 1
Northamptonshire 0 4 £300 -36.90%
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £343 -2.14% 2

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 382 (56.09%) PRINCE2
2 369 (54.19%) Project Management
3 250 (36.71%) Finance
4 188 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 167 (24.52%) ITIL
6 111 (16.30%) PMI Certification
7 105 (15.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 88 (12.92%) Project Planning
9 83 (12.19%) PMP
10 78 (11.45%) Risk Management
11 77 (11.31%) Change Management
12 76 (11.16%) MS Project
13 75 (11.01%) Microsoft
14 69 (10.13%) Banking
15 65 (9.54%) Security Cleared
16 60 (8.81%) Oracle
17 58 (8.52%) Degree
18 54 (7.93%) Scrum
19 53 (7.78%) Telecoms
20 52 (7.64%) MS Excel
21 49 (7.20%) Retail
22 48 (7.05%) SC Cleared
23 46 (6.75%) PMI
24 45 (6.61%) Programme Management
25 44 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
26 43 (6.31%) Migration
26 43 (6.31%) Service Management
27 41 (6.02%) SharePoint
28 39 (5.73%) Waterfall
29 36 (5.29%) Service Delivery

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.50%) CMS
3 7 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.44%) Drupal
5 3 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.29%) SAS
6 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.29%) FileNet
6 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.15%) WordPress
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) Lync
Applications
1 76 (11.16%) MS Project
2 52 (7.64%) MS Excel
3 34 (4.99%) MS Office
4 22 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) FastStats
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.17%) Agresso
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.44%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.44%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.29%) Maximo
7 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.73%) Office 365
3 3 (0.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.94%) Internet
2 19 (2.79%) WAN
3 13 (1.91%) Firewall
4 12 (1.76%) LAN
5 9 (1.32%) SAN
6 7 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.88%) Wireless
7 6 (0.88%) OSPF
7 6 (0.88%) BGP
8 4 (0.59%) Intranet
8 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.59%) VPN
8 4 (0.59%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.59%) SSL
8 4 (0.59%) MVNO
9 3 (0.44%) LTE
9 3 (0.44%) VoIP
9 3 (0.44%) DNS
9 3 (0.44%) LDAP
9 3 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.73%) Big Data
4 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.29%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.15%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (1.17%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.29%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.15%) Selenium
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.15%) LSMW
General
1 250 (36.71%) Finance
2 69 (10.13%) Banking
3 53 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 49 (7.20%) Retail
5 19 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.35%) Marketing
7 14 (2.06%) Local Government
8 11 (1.62%) Automotive
8 11 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.32%) Back Office
10 8 (1.17%) Legal
10 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.03%) Billing
12 5 (0.73%) Publishing
13 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 4 (0.59%) Military
13 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.59%) Front Office
13 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 362 (53.16%) Project Manager
2 88 (12.92%) Analyst
3 43 (6.31%) Programme Manager
4 35 (5.14%) Business Analyst
5 30 (4.41%) Architect
6 29 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 28 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 28 (4.11%) Technical Manager
8 26 (3.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 25 (3.67%) Senior Project Manager
10 24 (3.52%) Technical Project Manager
11 23 (3.38%) Business Manager
12 22 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
13 19 (2.79%) Service Manager
14 17 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
15 15 (2.20%) Business Project Manager
16 14 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
16 14 (2.06%) Coordinator
17 12 (1.76%) Technical Architect
17 12 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.03%) XML
2 6 (0.88%) HTML
2 6 (0.88%) .NET
2 6 (0.88%) CSS
2 6 (0.88%) Web Services
3 3 (0.44%) SAML
4 2 (0.29%) Middleware
4 2 (0.29%) J2EE
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.15%) Symfony
5 1 (0.15%) SOAP
5 1 (0.15%) STL
5 1 (0.15%) HTML5
5 1 (0.15%) REST
5 1 (0.15%) COM
5 1 (0.15%) FpML
5 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.75%) PMI
2 30 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.64%) NHS
4 15 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.91%) Reference Data
6 10 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (1.17%) Economics
7 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
9 6 (0.88%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.73%) FMCG
10 5 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.59%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.59%) Social Media
12 3 (0.44%) Open Source
12 3 (0.44%) AS400
12 3 (0.44%) GIS
13 2 (0.29%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.52%) Windows
2 16 (2.35%) Linux
3 11 (1.62%) UNIX
4 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.88%) Solaris
5 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (56.09%) PRINCE2
2 369 (54.19%) Project Management
3 188 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 167 (24.52%) ITIL
5 88 (12.92%) Project Planning
6 78 (11.45%) Risk Management
7 77 (11.31%) Change Management
8 54 (7.93%) Scrum
9 45 (6.61%) Programme Management
10 44 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (6.31%) Migration
11 43 (6.31%) Service Management
12 39 (5.73%) Waterfall
13 36 (5.29%) Service Delivery
14 31 (4.55%) Business Analysis
15 30 (4.41%) CRM
16 29 (4.26%) Business Transformation
17 24 (3.52%) Analytics
18 22 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 22 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.35%) SQL
2 11 (1.62%) Java
3 9 (1.32%) C
4 3 (0.44%) PHP
4 3 (0.44%) VBA
5 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.29%) Perl
5 2 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.15%) C#
6 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 111 (16.30%) PMI Certification
2 105 (15.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 83 (12.19%) PMP
4 65 (9.54%) Security Cleared
5 58 (8.52%) Degree
6 48 (7.05%) SC Cleared
7 28 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (2.64%) ISEB
9 12 (1.76%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.03%) CISSP
13 6 (0.88%) MBA
13 6 (0.88%) APMP
14 4 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.59%) MAPM
14 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.44%) CCNA
15 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.79%) QA
2 11 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.03%) SLA
3 7 (1.03%) COBIT
4 4 (0.59%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.29%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.29%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (1.17%) WMI
1 8 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (1.17%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.44%) SCCM
4 2 (0.29%) SCOM
4 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.15%) WSUS
5 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 75 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.81%) Oracle
3 28 (4.11%) SAP
4 16 (2.35%) HP
5 13 (1.91%) Cisco
6 11 (1.62%) VMware
7 8 (1.17%) Borland
7 8 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.03%) Serena
9 6 (0.88%) Citrix
10 5 (0.73%) Juniper
10 5 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.44%) Blue Coat
11 3 (0.44%) F5
11 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.44%) Civica
11 3 (0.44%) Capita
11 3 (0.44%) Orchard
11 3 (0.44%) Cerner
11 3 (0.44%) CA
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