The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 176 154 150
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 20 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% 5.48% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 32
Average daily rate
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£411 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £272 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £556 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
PRINCE2 Certification
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
787 985 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.50% 16.66% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 667 580
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 31
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.04 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PRINCE2 Certification also 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 that cited PRINCE2 Certification.

1 49 (90.74%) PRINCE2
2 20 (37.04%) Finance
3 17 (31.48%) Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.67%) Banking
6 8 (14.81%) PRINCE
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
7 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
7 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (11.11%) MS Project
8 6 (11.11%) MS Office
8 6 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (9.26%) Retail
9 5 (9.26%) Windows
9 5 (9.26%) ISEB
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) Data Management
11 3 (5.56%) Information Management
11 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
11 3 (5.56%) JIRA
11 3 (5.56%) Legal
11 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
11 3 (5.56%) Change Management
11 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.56%) Cisco

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PRINCE2 Certification also 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 that cited PRINCE2 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Project
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.85%) Endur
1 1 (1.85%) Findur
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) BGP
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) IPsec
3 1 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) RIP
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) OSPF
3 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.85%) TACACS
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Multicast
3 1 (1.85%) HSRP
3 1 (1.85%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (3.70%) SSDT
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.70%) QlikView
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.26%) Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
3 3 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Defect Manager
4 2 (3.70%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (3.70%) Developer
4 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Business Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.85%) SecurID
3 1 (1.85%) e-Health
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) PRINCE2
2 17 (31.48%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Data Management
8 3 (5.56%) Information Management
8 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.70%) Analytics
9 2 (3.70%) Dependency Management
9 2 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C#
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) PHP
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ISEB
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) PMP
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CCIE
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) APMP
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) COBIT
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) P3O
1 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) EMC
3 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.85%) Siebel
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) Cerner
4 1 (1.85%) CA
4 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
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