Showing posts with label 2012. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2012. Show all posts

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

PRINCE2 examination statistics


Following are the number of PRINCE2 exams taken by region in the month of January, 2012


January 2012
Foundation
Practitioner
Unspecified*
54
2
North America
46
34
Central America
1
0
South America
0
0
UK
2645
2191
Europe (West/Central/South)

- (Germany)

- (Netherlands)

1032
(263)
(484)
343
(104)
(110)
Europe (Eastern)

- (Poland)

513
(452)
92
(64)
Scandinavia

- (Denmark)

379
(254)
150
(119)
Africa

- (South Africa)

67
(49)
43
(36)
Middle East
29
19
Asia (Central)
29
17
Asia (Eastern)

- (China)

14
(2)
27
(3)
Australasia

- (Australia)

335
(293)
190
(169)
WORLDWIDE TOTALS
5144
3108

Source: APMG Marketing Report


Thursday, 19 April 2012

Five In-Demand Skills for 2012

Computerworld undertook an annual forecast survey of 353 IT executives. Nearly 29% of the respondents said that they plan to increase their IT staffing through next summer. This is up from 23% in 2010 and 20% in 2009. 

The surveyed said that the following skills will be in demand:
  • Programming and Application Development61% plan to hire for this skill in the next 12 months, up from 44% in 2010 survey.
  • Project Management44% plan to hire for this skill, up from 43% in 2010 survey.
  • Networking35% plan to hire in Networking, down from 38% in 2010 survey.
  • Business Intelligence23% plan to invest in professionals with BI skills, up from 13%
  • Security17% plan to hire Security professionals, down from 32% in the 2010 survey.


Source: Computerworld's exclusive Forecast 2012 survey, June 2011. Base: 353 IT executives. Full report here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/358381/9_Hot_Skills_for_2012