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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 523 486 495
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +9
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 77 89 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 54
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £308 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 August 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 August 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 -26 73 £425 +6.25% 20
London +2 37 £425 -5.55% 6
South East -24 10 £450 +12.50% 5
South West -24 9 £525 +47.88%
City of London +22 6 £373 -3.87% 1
Yorkshire +4 4 £390 +7.21% 4
West Midlands -4 4 £383 +3.37%
North West -11 4 £385 +2.66% 1
South Yorkshire +7 3 £390 +26.82%
Berkshire +4 3 £450 +12.50%
South Wales -6 3 £275 -26.66%
Wales -13 3 £275 -26.66%
Bristol -19 3 £275 -11.29%
East of England -19 3 £413 +68.36% 4
Cheshire -1 2 £385 +2.66%
Hampshire -8 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £388 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Birmingham -2 1 £340 +6.25%
Surrey -7 1 - - 1
Kent -9 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Manchester -10 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £413 -
Leicestershire - 1 £288 -
East Midlands - 1 £288 -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Stockport - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Walsall - - - -

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 141 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 79 (56.03%) Project Management
3 37 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (24.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 34 (24.11%) Finance
6 20 (14.18%) PMI Certification
7 18 (12.77%) Change Management
8 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (11.35%) PMP
9 16 (11.35%) ITIL
9 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.93%) Legal
11 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (8.51%) PRINCE
13 11 (7.80%) SAP
13 11 (7.80%) MS Project
13 11 (7.80%) Retail
14 10 (7.09%) Migration
14 10 (7.09%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.09%) Windows
14 10 (7.09%) Degree
15 9 (6.38%) Law
16 8 (5.67%) Scrum
16 8 (5.67%) Banking
16 8 (5.67%) Project Planning
16 8 (5.67%) Local Government
17 7 (4.96%) Waterfall
17 7 (4.96%) Change Control
17 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
17 7 (4.96%) NHS

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Project
2 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.71%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) SAN
1 3 (2.13%) Intranet
1 3 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Extranet
3 1 (0.71%) MPLS
3 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
3 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) DB2
2 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 34 (24.11%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Legal
3 11 (7.80%) Retail
4 9 (6.38%) Law
5 8 (5.67%) Banking
5 8 (5.67%) Local Government
6 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.84%) Publishing
7 4 (2.84%) Marketing
8 3 (2.13%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.42%) Billing
9 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.42%) Electronics
9 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.42%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.71%) Front Office
10 1 (0.71%) Back Office
10 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) NHS
2 4 (2.84%) PMI
3 3 (2.13%) EPoS
3 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.42%) DTV
5 1 (0.71%) Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.71%) Blog
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.71%) Open Source
5 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) UNIX
2 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) AIX
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 79 (56.03%) Project Management
3 37 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (12.77%) Change Management
5 16 (11.35%) ITIL
6 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.51%) PRINCE
8 10 (7.09%) Migration
8 10 (7.09%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.67%) Scrum
9 8 (5.67%) Project Planning
10 7 (4.96%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.96%) Change Control
11 5 (3.55%) Budget Control
11 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (3.55%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.55%) B2B
11 5 (3.55%) CRM
12 4 (2.84%) Service Management
12 4 (2.84%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.42%) Java
2 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (24.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 20 (14.18%) PMI Certification
3 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (11.35%) PMP
5 10 (7.09%) Degree
6 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) APMP
8 1 (0.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) MAPM
8 1 (0.71%) CISA
8 1 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) SCCM
1 2 (1.42%) SCOM
2 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) SAP
3 4 (2.84%) VMware
4 3 (2.13%) Citrix
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.71%) Dell
6 1 (0.71%) Siebel
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) Cerner
6 1 (0.71%) JDA
6 1 (0.71%) Novell
6 1 (0.71%) Veritas
6 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.71%) Remedy
6 1 (0.71%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.71%) Planview
6 1 (0.71%) RedPrairie
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