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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 525 518 467
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -51
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 88 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 57 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £535 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -

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 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -13 86 £400 -5.32% 16
South East 0 24 £400 - 4
London -29 23 £406 -0.61% 2
South West 0 12 £388 -29.54% 1
Surrey 0 10 £400 +23.07% 1
West Midlands +5 8 £400 -5.88% 2
North West -12 6 £350 +9.37%
Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 1
Hampshire +4 5 £375 -16.66%
East of England +2 5 £418 -9.72% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £388 -
Bristol - 4 £435 -
West Sussex -9 3 £365 - 2
Manchester - 3 £375 -
High Wycombe - 3 £475 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £378 -
Staffordshire - 3 £400 -
Redhill - 3 £385 - 1
Stafford - 3 £400 -
Swindon - 3 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Wales +5 2 - -
Guildford -1 2 - -
Crawley -2 2 £365 -
Cambridgeshire -2 2 - -
Cambridge -6 2 - -
Winchester -12 2 £338 -25.00%
Swansea - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £418 -
Basingstoke - 2 £331 -

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 179 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 98 (54.75%) Project Management
3 61 (34.08%) Finance
4 58 (32.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (22.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 38 (21.23%) ITIL
7 36 (20.11%) MS Project
8 27 (15.08%) PMI Certification
8 27 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (13.41%) Degree
9 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
10 21 (11.73%) PMP
10 21 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 20 (11.17%) Migration
12 19 (10.61%) Change Management
12 19 (10.61%) MS Office
12 19 (10.61%) Project Planning
12 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
13 16 (8.94%) Windows
13 16 (8.94%) Change Control
14 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
15 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
15 14 (7.82%) PMI
15 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
16 12 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (6.70%) Coaching
16 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
17 11 (6.15%) PRINCE
17 11 (6.15%) Data Centre

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.12%) Lync
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (20.11%) MS Project
2 19 (10.61%) MS Office
3 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (1.12%) Primavera
1 2 (1.12%) SimCorp Dimension
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) Firewall
2 4 (2.23%) LAN
2 4 (2.23%) WAN
3 3 (1.68%) Intranet
3 3 (1.68%) VoIP
3 3 (1.68%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.68%) PABX
4 2 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.12%) SAN
4 2 (1.12%) Broadband
4 2 (1.12%) PBX
5 1 (0.56%) Extranet
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.79%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 61 (34.08%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Local Government
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Banking
5 6 (3.35%) Retail
5 6 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.79%) Marketing
7 4 (2.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.68%) Publishing
8 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.68%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (1.68%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (1.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) .NET
1 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) PMI
2 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.23%) Life Science
5 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.68%) NHS
6 2 (1.12%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.12%) Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) Equities
6 2 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) Informatics
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) Handset
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.94%) Windows
2 4 (2.23%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.12%) AIX
3 2 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 98 (54.75%) Project Management
3 58 (32.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (21.23%) ITIL
5 27 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.17%) Migration
7 19 (10.61%) Change Management
7 19 (10.61%) Project Planning
8 16 (8.94%) Change Control
9 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.70%) Coaching
11 11 (6.15%) Supplier Management
11 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.15%) PRINCE
12 10 (5.59%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.47%) SDLC
14 7 (3.91%) Service Management
14 7 (3.91%) Scrum
15 6 (3.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.79%) SQL
2 3 (1.68%) C
3 1 (0.56%) Java
3 1 (0.56%) VB
3 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (22.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 27 (15.08%) PMI Certification
3 24 (13.41%) Degree
4 21 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 21 (11.73%) PMP
5 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
6 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) APMP
10 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) ISEB
10 1 (0.56%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
2 1 (0.56%) MOM
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.35%) Citrix
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle
2 6 (3.35%) VMware
3 5 (2.79%) Cisco
4 4 (2.23%) SAP
5 3 (1.68%) IBM
5 3 (1.68%) Planview
5 3 (1.68%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.12%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.12%) Veritas
6 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.12%) Charles River
6 2 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Dell
7 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.56%) Lotus
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