The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
UK / Wales
Rank 24 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 41 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.46% 7.77% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 9.15% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 22
Median daily rate £187 £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.47% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £257 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 492 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.10% 84.97% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 368 316
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 18
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Wales region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Wales region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 34 £186 -52.88% 2
West Wales -11 6 £184 +22.33%
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 30 (51.72%) Project Management
2 28 (48.28%) ITIL
3 23 (39.66%) Service Management
4 19 (32.76%) ITIL V3
5 18 (31.03%) NHS
6 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
7 16 (27.59%) Degree
8 15 (25.86%) Service Delivery
9 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
9 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 13 (22.41%) ISEB
10 13 (22.41%) Finance
11 12 (20.69%) ITSM
11 12 (20.69%) Fiorano
11 12 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
12 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
12 11 (18.97%) Informatics
12 11 (18.97%) Programme Management
12 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.97%) XML
13 10 (17.24%) IBM
13 10 (17.24%) InterSystems
13 10 (17.24%) HL7
13 10 (17.24%) Release Management
13 10 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
13 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (17.24%) JCAPS
14 9 (15.52%) Change Control
14 9 (15.52%) XSLT

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.24%) JCAPS
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Office
1 6 (10.34%) MS Project
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.52%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Project Officer
4 6 (10.34%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (10.34%) Support Officer
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Support Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Product Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) XML
2 10 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (15.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) NHS
2 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (18.97%) Informatics
4 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.72%) CESG
5 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.72%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Project Management
2 28 (48.28%) ITIL
3 23 (39.66%) Service Management
4 19 (32.76%) ITIL V3
5 15 (25.86%) Service Delivery
6 12 (20.69%) ITSM
7 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
7 11 (18.97%) Programme Management
8 10 (17.24%) Release Management
9 9 (15.52%) Change Control
10 8 (13.79%) Change Management
10 8 (13.79%) Information Management
10 8 (13.79%) Scrum
10 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.62%) Information Security
12 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
13 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) ISEB
3 5 (8.62%) EXIN
3 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) CISSP
5 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) APMP
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) CLAS
6 1 (1.72%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.72%) PMP
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) HL7
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) P3O
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Fiorano
3 10 (17.24%) IBM
3 10 (17.24%) InterSystems
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
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