Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 185 170
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 23 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.31% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.39% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 31
South West median daily rate £375 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% -4.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £338 £228 £270
90th Percentile £438 £488 £506
England median daily rate £438 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.59% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.02 £25.69 £28.69
% change year-on-year -6.50% -10.46% +4.33%

PRINCE is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4598 4576 5194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.25% 80.01% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3087 3518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 267 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PRINCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in the South West

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in the South West

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in the South West

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +2 5 £350 +18.64%
Devon 0 4 £350 +72.84%
Bristol -14 4 £375 -10.71% 1
Wiltshire -7 3 £425 +68.32%
Cornwall - 3 £375 -
Gloucestershire +18 1 £450 -2.70%
PRINCE
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 South West region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 16 (69.57%) PRINCE2
2 15 (65.22%) Project Management
3 14 (60.87%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) Change Management
5 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Contract Management
6 6 (26.09%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Network Management
9 3 (13.04%) Coaching
9 3 (13.04%) PMO
9 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) Marketing
10 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
10 2 (8.70%) Release Management

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Database Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Database Architect
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Planner
3 2 (8.70%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Category Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Governance Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Governance Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) PRINCE2
2 15 (65.22%) Project Management
3 12 (52.17%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Contract Management
5 6 (26.09%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.04%) Network Management
8 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) APMP
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe