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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 543 487 480
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -7
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 69 91 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 50
Average daily rate
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£421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £359 £381
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -31 62 £425 +6.25% 26
London -29 24 £411 -8.61% 10
South East -36 12 £458 +52.50% 7
East of England -14 6 £500 +60.00% 2
South West -31 6 £350 -28.20% 3
North West -6 5 £290 -20.00%
Yorkshire - 5 £383 - 2
Bedfordshire -7 4 £463 +23.33%
Bristol -18 4 £350 -28.20%
Wales - 4 - -
City of London +17 3 £495 -8.75% 3
Berkshire +2 3 £500 +37.93% 1
Surrey -19 3 £425 +41.66% 2
North East -28 3 £363 -9.37%
Essex -12 2 £500 -
Hampshire -32 2 £588 +30.55% 2
Leeds - 2 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Scotland -5 1 £400 -
Manchester -9 1 £290 -
Buckinghamshire -13 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 - - 1
York - 1 £500 - 1
Crawley - 1 £418 -
West Sussex - 1 £418 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Basingstoke - 1 £710 -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 146 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 70 (47.95%) Project Management
3 43 (29.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 36 (24.66%) Finance
4 36 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.64%) Security Cleared
6 17 (11.64%) MS Project
7 16 (10.96%) PMI Certification
7 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (9.59%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.90%) PMP
9 13 (8.90%) Project Planning
10 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (8.22%) PRINCE
10 12 (8.22%) ITIL
11 11 (7.53%) Change Management
11 11 (7.53%) Legal
12 10 (6.85%) Scrum
12 10 (6.85%) Migration
12 10 (6.85%) Retail
13 9 (6.16%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
14 8 (5.48%) Change Control
15 7 (4.79%) Banking
15 7 (4.79%) Law
15 7 (4.79%) Windows
16 6 (4.11%) MS Office
16 6 (4.11%) SAP

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (11.64%) MS Project
2 6 (4.11%) MS Office
2 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) Intranet
1 2 (1.37%) LAN
1 2 (1.37%) VoIP
1 2 (1.37%) WAN
1 2 (1.37%) Wireless
1 2 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) Network Security
2 1 (0.68%) VLAN
2 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Extranet
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) DB2
1 1 (0.68%) EDRMS
1 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
General
1 36 (24.66%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Legal
3 10 (6.85%) Retail
4 7 (4.79%) Banking
4 7 (4.79%) Law
5 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.42%) Local Government
7 3 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.37%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.68%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) NHS
3 4 (2.74%) EPoS
3 4 (2.74%) PMI
3 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.68%) CCTV
6 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.79%) Windows
2 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.05%) UNIX
3 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 70 (47.95%) Project Management
3 36 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.59%) Risk Management
6 13 (8.90%) Project Planning
7 12 (8.22%) PRINCE
7 12 (8.22%) ITIL
8 11 (7.53%) Change Management
9 10 (6.85%) Scrum
9 10 (6.85%) Migration
10 9 (6.16%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.48%) Change Control
12 6 (4.11%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.11%) People Management
12 6 (4.11%) Coaching
12 6 (4.11%) Supplier Management
12 6 (4.11%) Matrix Management
13 5 (3.42%) Service Delivery
14 4 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.37%) Java
1 2 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (29.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 17 (11.64%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.96%) PMI Certification
3 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (8.90%) PMP
5 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.11%) Degree
7 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MAPM
8 1 (0.68%) APMP
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) MBA
8 1 (0.68%) CCNA
8 1 (0.68%) CISSP
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.68%) Basel II
2 1 (0.68%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.11%) SAP
3 5 (3.42%) Oracle
4 4 (2.74%) Cisco
5 3 (2.05%) VMware
5 3 (2.05%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.68%) JDA
6 1 (0.68%) Novell
6 1 (0.68%) Veritas
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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