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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 500 514 451
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -63
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 94 86 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 68 61
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £302 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.75 £52.50 £35.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.90% +49.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £52.50 £33.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £52.50 £37.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £52.50 £35.01
% change year-on-year
-31.90% +49.95%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 +8 87 £400 +3.22% 22
South East -9 26 £423 +17.36% 7
London 0 25 £399 -5.34% 4
North West -9 14 £400 +7.38% 4
South West +6 8 £396 -20.35% 1
Hampshire -6 7 £403 -5.17%
Merseyside -11 6 £400 +25.00%
Cheshire - 6 £400 - 1
East of England +23 5 £400 +0.62% 2
Surrey 0 5 £435 +33.84% 3
Liverpool -7 5 £400 +25.00%
Chester - 5 £400 -
Uxbridge - 5 - -
Warrington - 5 £400 -
Wales -5 4 - -
Manchester -10 4 £410 - 1
Oxford -15 4 £500 +29.03%
Oxfordshire -21 4 £500 +29.03%
Yorkshire - 4 £464 - 2
Sussex - 4 - -
West Wales - 4 - -
Swansea - 4 - -
Somerset +10 3 £396 -20.55%
Lancashire - 3 £275 - 2
Essex - 3 £400 - 2
Redhill - 3 £385 - 3
Bath - 3 £396 -
Dorset -1 2 £481 +37.50%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £300 -25.00% 2
Crawley -3 2 £405 +1.25%

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 151 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 75 (49.67%) Project Management
3 57 (37.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (31.13%) Finance
5 43 (28.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (19.21%) MS Project
7 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (15.23%) ITIL
9 22 (14.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (11.92%) Security Cleared
10 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
11 17 (11.26%) PMI Certification
11 17 (11.26%) Project Planning
12 15 (9.93%) Migration
13 14 (9.27%) Risk Management
13 14 (9.27%) PMP
14 13 (8.61%) Waterfall
15 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
15 12 (7.95%) Degree
16 11 (7.28%) Windows
17 10 (6.62%) MS Office
17 10 (6.62%) Change Management
18 8 (5.30%) Retail
18 8 (5.30%) PMI
18 8 (5.30%) PRINCE
18 8 (5.30%) Change Control
18 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (4.64%) MS Excel
19 7 (4.64%) Scrum
20 6 (3.97%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.66%) Lync
3 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (19.21%) MS Project
2 10 (6.62%) MS Office
3 7 (4.64%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.32%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) LAN
1 4 (2.65%) WAN
2 3 (1.99%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.99%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) PBX
4 1 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.66%) 4G
4 1 (0.66%) LTE
4 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.66%) SAN
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
4 1 (0.66%) Extranet
4 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 47 (31.13%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.97%) Local Government
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.65%) Law
5 4 (2.65%) Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Publishing
6 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Front Office
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) PMI
1 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.99%) EPoS
4 2 (1.32%) NHS
4 2 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Informatics
5 1 (0.66%) Life Science
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Social Media
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Handset
5 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.28%) Windows
2 3 (1.99%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) AIX
3 2 (1.32%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 75 (49.67%) Project Management
3 57 (37.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.23%) ITIL
6 17 (11.26%) Project Planning
7 15 (9.93%) Migration
8 14 (9.27%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.61%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.62%) Change Management
11 8 (5.30%) PRINCE
11 8 (5.30%) Change Control
12 7 (4.64%) Scrum
13 6 (3.97%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.97%) Matrix Management
14 5 (3.31%) Supplier Management
14 5 (3.31%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (3.31%) Coaching
14 5 (3.31%) Software Delivery
14 5 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.65%) C
1 4 (2.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (28.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (14.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 18 (11.92%) Security Cleared
4 17 (11.26%) PMI Certification
5 14 (9.27%) PMP
6 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.95%) Degree
7 2 (1.32%) APMP
7 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) ISEB
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
1 1 (0.66%) SCOM
1 1 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.31%) Oracle
3 4 (2.65%) SAP
3 4 (2.65%) Cisco
3 4 (2.65%) IBM
3 4 (2.65%) Avaloq
4 3 (1.99%) VMware
4 3 (1.99%) Citrix
5 2 (1.32%) Charles River
5 2 (1.32%) Veritas
5 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.32%) HP
5 2 (1.32%) Dell
5 2 (1.32%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.66%) Websense
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