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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 491 476 431
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -45
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 81 98 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £258 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £35.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £35.01

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
47659 47013 42321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.36% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29398 27746 24152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1803 2001 2307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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
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 26 February 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 -23 75 £400 - 28
South East -23 26 £438 +21.52% 5
London -15 22 £400 -6.43% 7
North West -13 10 £400 -11.11% 7
Uxbridge - 9 - -
South West -6 7 £438 +1.74% 2
Oxfordshire -16 6 £500 +31.14%
Cheshire - 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire 0 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Oxford -18 5 £500 +31.14%
Warrington - 5 £400 -
East of England +11 4 £425 +73.46% 1
Surrey +4 4 £450 +28.57% 1
Scotland -3 4 £400 -
Hampshire -13 4 £425 -
West Yorkshire +2 3 £475 -7.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £344 -19.11% 2
Yorkshire -6 3 £475 +6.74% 1
Devon - 3 £495 - 1
Plymouth - 3 £495 - 1
Dorset +2 2 £481 +37.50%
Somerset -6 2 £380 -23.80%
West Sussex - 2 £365 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £275 - 1
Essex - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 2 £475 -
Cobham - 2 £450 -
Guildford - 2 £425 - 1
City of London +14 1 £288 -39.47%
East Midlands +7 1 - - 2

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 148 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 73 (49.32%) Project Management
3 53 (35.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (29.73%) Finance
5 43 (29.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (18.92%) MS Project
8 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
9 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (11.49%) Project Planning
11 16 (10.81%) ITIL
11 16 (10.81%) PMI Certification
12 15 (10.14%) PMP
12 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 14 (9.46%) Risk Management
14 13 (8.78%) Migration
15 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
16 10 (6.76%) Waterfall
17 9 (6.08%) Change Management
17 9 (6.08%) Retail
17 9 (6.08%) Scrum
18 8 (5.41%) PRINCE
18 8 (5.41%) MS Office
18 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
18 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (5.41%) Degree
19 7 (4.73%) Matrix Management
19 7 (4.73%) Windows
19 7 (4.73%) Programme Management
19 7 (4.73%) Telecoms

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.68%) Lync
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (18.92%) MS Project
2 8 (5.41%) MS Office
2 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) WAN
2 4 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
4 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.68%) VLAN
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.68%) LTE
4 1 (0.68%) 4G
4 1 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.68%) Broadband
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 44 (29.73%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Retail
3 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Law
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.03%) Publishing
6 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Local Government
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Automotive
7 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) PMI
3 4 (2.70%) EPoS
3 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) DTV
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.68%) Handset
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) CCTV
5 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
5 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.73%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 73 (49.32%) Project Management
3 53 (35.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.49%) Project Planning
6 16 (10.81%) ITIL
7 14 (9.46%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.78%) Migration
9 10 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.08%) Scrum
10 9 (6.08%) Change Management
11 8 (5.41%) PRINCE
12 7 (4.73%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.73%) Matrix Management
13 6 (4.05%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (4.05%) Supplier Management
13 6 (4.05%) Change Control
13 6 (4.05%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (4.05%) Coaching
14 5 (3.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.03%) C
1 3 (2.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (29.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
3 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (10.81%) PMI Certification
5 15 (10.14%) PMP
6 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.41%) Degree
8 3 (2.03%) VCP4
9 2 (1.35%) APMP
9 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) ISEB
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MBA
10 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) GxP
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) MOM
1 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
1 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.05%) Cisco
3 5 (3.38%) Oracle
4 4 (2.70%) IBM
5 3 (2.03%) SAP
5 3 (2.03%) VMware
6 2 (1.35%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.35%) Dell
6 2 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas
7 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.68%) Websense
7 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.68%) HP
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