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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 526 539 501
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 99 77 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 56
Average daily rate
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£421 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 93 £421 -0.88% 20
London +23 42 £425 - 9
South East -3 26 £400 -11.11% 2
Surrey +6 10 £416 -
West Midlands +4 8 £400 +4.57%
North West -29 6 £400 +3.89% 2
East of England +5 5 £475 +15.15% 2
Berkshire -2 5 £413 -8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £463 -
South West -14 5 £388 -26.19% 1
Manchester -15 5 £400 -
City of London +2 4 £518 +38.92% 3
High Wycombe - 4 £469 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £446 -
Coventry 0 3 £413 -
Wales -4 3 £410 +49.09%
Birmingham +7 2 £400 +17.64%
Devon -3 2 £350 -36.36%
Hampshire -8 2 £300 -33.33%
West Sussex - 2 £320 -
West Wales - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £475 -
Luton +16 1 £475 +75.92%
Bedfordshire +13 1 £475 +22.58% 1
Exeter +9 1 - -

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 185 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 108 (58.38%) Project Management
3 70 (37.84%) Finance
4 50 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (19.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 33 (17.84%) ITIL
7 32 (17.30%) PMI Certification
8 31 (16.76%) MS Project
9 30 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
11 23 (12.43%) Project Planning
12 22 (11.89%) PMP
13 20 (10.81%) Degree
13 20 (10.81%) Waterfall
14 17 (9.19%) Change Control
15 16 (8.65%) MS Office
15 16 (8.65%) Migration
15 16 (8.65%) SDLC
16 15 (8.11%) PMI
16 15 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 14 (7.57%) Windows
17 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
17 14 (7.57%) PRINCE
18 13 (7.03%) Change Management
18 13 (7.03%) Banking
18 13 (7.03%) Data Centre
19 12 (6.49%) Service Management
20 11 (5.95%) Service Delivery
20 11 (5.95%) Legal
20 11 (5.95%) Security Cleared

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (3.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.54%) Lync
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (16.76%) MS Project
2 16 (8.65%) MS Office
3 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (1.08%) Primavera
1 2 (1.08%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.08%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.54%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) VoIP
1 6 (3.24%) Firewall
2 5 (2.70%) LAN
3 4 (2.16%) WAN
4 3 (1.62%) PABX
4 3 (1.62%) Intranet
5 2 (1.08%) Broadband
5 2 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.08%) HSRP
5 2 (1.08%) Multicast
5 2 (1.08%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (1.08%) RIP
5 2 (1.08%) PBX
5 2 (1.08%) SAN
5 2 (1.08%) DMZ
5 2 (1.08%) IPsec
5 2 (1.08%) Network Security
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.08%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.70%) Big Data
2 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.54%) EDMS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 70 (37.84%) Finance
2 13 (7.03%) Banking
3 11 (5.95%) Legal
4 9 (4.86%) Retail
5 8 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.32%) Local Government
6 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (2.70%) Back Office
8 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.16%) Marketing
8 4 (2.16%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (2.16%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.08%) Electronics
10 2 (1.08%) Automotive
10 2 (1.08%) Law
10 2 (1.08%) Billing
11 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.11%) PMI
2 13 (7.03%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.78%) EPoS
5 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.16%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.16%) Life Science
7 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.62%) Equities
8 2 (1.08%) Statistics
8 2 (1.08%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.54%) Informatics
9 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.54%) Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) BYOD
9 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.57%) Windows
2 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.54%) AIX
3 1 (0.54%) Solaris
3 1 (0.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 108 (58.38%) Project Management
3 50 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (17.84%) ITIL
5 30 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (12.43%) Project Planning
7 20 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 17 (9.19%) Change Control
9 16 (8.65%) SDLC
9 16 (8.65%) Migration
10 14 (7.57%) PRINCE
11 13 (7.03%) Change Management
12 12 (6.49%) Service Management
13 11 (5.95%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.95%) Coaching
14 10 (5.41%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.41%) Supplier Management
15 8 (4.32%) Programme Management
15 8 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.62%) SQL
2 2 (1.08%) VB
2 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
2 2 (1.08%) VB6
3 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (19.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 32 (17.30%) PMI Certification
3 22 (11.89%) PMP
4 20 (10.81%) Degree
5 15 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (5.95%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.86%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.70%) APMP
10 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.08%) CCIE
11 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.54%) MAPM
12 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) P3O
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.32%) IBM
2 8 (4.32%) SAP
3 6 (3.24%) Avaloq
4 4 (2.16%) Planview
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle
4 4 (2.16%) Cisco
4 4 (2.16%) Citrix
4 4 (2.16%) VMware
5 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.08%) Charles River
6 2 (1.08%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.08%) Juniper
6 2 (1.08%) CA
7 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.54%) Veritas
7 1 (0.54%) Lotus
7 1 (0.54%) BT
7 1 (0.54%) SunGard
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