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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 509 529 449
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -80
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 89 64 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.75 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -

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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
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 £240
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 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 85 £400 - 28
London +22 33 £403 -3.88% 8
South East -18 18 £400 +11.11% 11
South West +18 8 £388 -26.54% 2
North West -6 7 £400 +25.00%
West Midlands -3 6 £394 -
Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 2
Surrey +12 5 £400 +18.51% 4
East of England +8 5 £450 -18.18% 2
Hampshire +6 5 £375 -16.66% 2
Manchester -1 4 £375 -
Wiltshire +4 3 £388 -26.54% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £400 -
Redhill - 3 £385 - 2
Stafford - 3 £400 -
Bristol - 3 £445 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £378 -
Swindon +11 2 £388 -26.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 2 - -
Essex +1 2 £400 - 1
Cambridge -1 2 - -
Wales -4 2 - -
Crawley -5 2 £405 +1.25%
Winchester -6 2 £375 -16.66%
West Sussex -18 2 £405 +1.25% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 2
Sussex - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £331 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 174 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 91 (52.30%) Project Management
3 60 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (31.03%) Finance
5 43 (24.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 31 (17.82%) MS Project
7 30 (17.24%) ITIL
7 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (12.64%) PMI Certification
9 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
9 20 (11.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (10.92%) Degree
11 18 (10.34%) Project Planning
11 18 (10.34%) MS Office
12 17 (9.77%) Migration
12 17 (9.77%) Change Management
13 16 (9.20%) PMP
14 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
15 13 (7.47%) Risk Management
16 12 (6.90%) PMI
16 12 (6.90%) Windows
17 11 (6.32%) MS Excel
17 11 (6.32%) Waterfall
18 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
18 10 (5.75%) Supplier Management
18 10 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (5.75%) Change Control
19 9 (5.17%) Coaching
19 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (5.17%) Data Centre

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Lync
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (17.82%) MS Project
2 18 (10.34%) MS Office
3 11 (6.32%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (1.15%) Primavera
1 2 (1.15%) SimCorp Dimension
1 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) LAN
1 4 (2.30%) WAN
2 3 (1.72%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.72%) PABX
2 3 (1.72%) VoIP
2 3 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.15%) PBX
3 2 (1.15%) Broadband
3 2 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) 4G
4 1 (0.57%) LTE
4 1 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Extranet
4 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 54 (31.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Local Government
3 8 (4.60%) Retail
4 7 (4.02%) Banking
4 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.30%) Marketing
7 3 (1.72%) Publishing
7 3 (1.72%) Law
7 3 (1.72%) Legal
8 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.90%) PMI
2 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.30%) Life Science
4 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.72%) EPoS
4 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.15%) Equities
5 2 (1.15%) Clustering
5 2 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Informatics
6 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) BYOD
6 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.15%) AIX
3 2 (1.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 91 (52.30%) Project Management
3 60 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (17.24%) ITIL
4 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 17 (9.77%) Migration
6 17 (9.77%) Change Management
7 13 (7.47%) Risk Management
8 11 (6.32%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.75%) Supplier Management
9 10 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.75%) Change Control
10 9 (5.17%) Coaching
10 9 (5.17%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.02%) Service Management
11 7 (4.02%) Scrum
11 7 (4.02%) PRINCE
11 7 (4.02%) SDLC
12 6 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.30%) C
1 4 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (24.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (12.64%) PMI Certification
3 20 (11.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (10.92%) Degree
5 16 (9.20%) PMP
6 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.72%) APMP
9 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) MAPM
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) P3O
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
1 1 (0.57%) SCOM
1 1 (0.57%) MOM
1 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle
2 5 (2.87%) SAP
3 4 (2.30%) VMware
3 4 (2.30%) Citrix
3 4 (2.30%) Cisco
4 3 (1.72%) Avaloq
4 3 (1.72%) IBM
5 2 (1.15%) Charles River
5 2 (1.15%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.15%) HP
5 2 (1.15%) Dell
5 2 (1.15%) Veritas
5 2 (1.15%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.57%) Websense
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