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 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
London / City of London
Rank 139 145 161
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 9 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 2.90% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 20
Median daily rate £500 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £686 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.78 £27.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+8.28% -32.92%

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
427 483 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.64% 15.06% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 351 587
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.98 £19.50 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £16.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £33.80 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 City of London region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 18 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) MS Project
5 4 (22.22%) Credit Risk
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Unix
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Feasibility Study

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

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DMZ
1 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Project Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Officer
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.56%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com