The table below looks at the statistics for the PRINCE2 Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 543 478 489
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +11
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 69 97 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 55
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
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 PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 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 -61 64 £411 +2.81% 22
London -12 26 £411 -8.61% 7
South East -40 11 £470 +32.39% 3
South West -30 8 £275 -43.58% 2
East of England -23 7 £463 +23.33%
Yorkshire -8 5 £390 - 2
Bedfordshire -14 5 £425 +13.33%
Bristol -27 5 £275 -43.58% 1
City of London +16 4 £495 +7.02%
North West -14 4 £290 -21.35% 5
Berkshire +3 3 £500 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 - - 1
West Midlands -21 3 - - 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £390 - 2
Milton Keynes -8 2 - - 1
Manchester -15 2 £290 - 3
Essex -15 2 £500 +104.08%
Hampshire -19 2 £588 +30.55%
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Bedford - 2 £325 -
Wales - 2 £275 -
Dorset -1 1 - -
Edinburgh -2 1 £400 -
Scotland -3 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -
Kent - 1 £300 - 1
York - 1 £500 -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
Chorley - - - -
Crawley - - - -

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title 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 with PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title.

1 144 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 73 (50.69%) Project Management
3 42 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 31 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (20.83%) Finance
6 17 (11.81%) PMI Certification
7 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 15 (10.42%) ITIL
9 14 (9.72%) MS Project
10 13 (9.03%) PMP
10 13 (9.03%) PRINCE
10 13 (9.03%) Change Management
10 13 (9.03%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.03%) Legal
10 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
10 13 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (7.64%) Migration
12 10 (6.94%) Scrum
12 10 (6.94%) Retail
12 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (6.25%) Project Planning
13 9 (6.25%) Windows
14 8 (5.56%) NHS
14 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
14 8 (5.56%) Change Control
14 8 (5.56%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.86%) Degree
15 7 (4.86%) Banking
15 7 (4.86%) Law

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title 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 with PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) MS Project
2 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.17%) MS Office
4 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Agresso
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Firewall
1 3 (2.08%) Intranet
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.39%) Wireless
2 2 (1.39%) LAN
2 2 (1.39%) VoIP
2 2 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) VLAN
3 1 (0.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) DB2
2 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Legal
3 10 (6.94%) Retail
4 7 (4.86%) Banking
4 7 (4.86%) Law
5 6 (4.17%) Local Government
6 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Publishing
8 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.39%) Back Office
8 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Front Office
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Military
9 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.56%) NHS
3 5 (3.47%) PMI
4 4 (2.78%) EPoS
4 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) User Experience
5 2 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) Blog
6 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.69%) Open Source
6 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.08%) UNIX
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.69%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 73 (50.69%) Project Management
3 31 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.42%) ITIL
6 13 (9.03%) PRINCE
6 13 (9.03%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.03%) Change Management
7 11 (7.64%) Migration
8 10 (6.94%) Scrum
9 9 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 8 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.56%) Change Control
11 6 (4.17%) Coaching
11 6 (4.17%) Supplier Management
11 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.47%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (2.78%) Matrix Management
13 4 (2.78%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.08%) Java
2 2 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 17 (11.81%) PMI Certification
3 13 (9.03%) PMP
3 13 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.86%) Degree
5 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) APMP
6 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) MBA
7 1 (0.69%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) GxP
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.17%) SAP
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle
4 4 (2.78%) Cisco
5 3 (2.08%) VMware
6 2 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.69%) Dell
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
7 1 (0.69%) JDA
7 1 (0.69%) Novell
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas
7 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Vertical IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Vertical IT
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200-£300pd
Posted: 14 days ago