The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 290 275 222
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -53
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 395 391 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.77% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 3.95% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 259 323
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £29.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +52.54%
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10744 9899 9789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.56% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6843 5688 5654
Average daily rate £405 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 472 489
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.21 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 119 £470 +4.44% 27
South East +25 108 £410 +2.50% 14
West Midlands -15 39 £400 +4.30% 3
East of England +28 38 £431 +4.54% 7
North West -31 30 £425 +6.25% 8
South West -8 28 £313 -26.03% 5
Yorkshire +2 17 £425 +21.42% 4
East Midlands +10 14 £383 +1.66% 7
Midlands - 2 £425 -
North East -31 1 £325 +9.79% 3
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 771 (95.19%) PRINCE2
2 408 (50.37%) Project Management
3 228 (28.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 216 (26.67%) Finance
5 157 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (19.01%) ITIL
7 114 (14.07%) Microsoft
8 110 (13.58%) PRINCE
9 84 (10.37%) MS Excel
10 74 (9.14%) Change Management
11 70 (8.64%) Migration
12 66 (8.15%) Degree
13 65 (8.02%) Security Cleared
14 62 (7.65%) Retail
15 58 (7.16%) MS Project
16 55 (6.79%) Risk Management
17 54 (6.67%) Windows
18 51 (6.30%) Banking
19 49 (6.05%) Project Planning
20 48 (5.93%) Business Analysis
21 47 (5.80%) Programme Management
21 47 (5.80%) PMI Certification
22 45 (5.56%) Scrum
23 44 (5.43%) Service Delivery
24 43 (5.31%) Oracle
24 43 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
25 42 (5.19%) MS Office
26 41 (5.06%) PMP
27 40 (4.94%) Service Management
28 38 (4.69%) Telecoms

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 34 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (1.36%) MS Project Server
4 7 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.86%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.74%) JBoss
6 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.49%) CMS
8 3 (0.37%) SAS
8 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Confluence
9 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) TPMS
Applications
1 84 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 58 (7.16%) MS Project
3 42 (5.19%) MS Office
4 24 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.11%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.62%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.49%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.25%) Primavera
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.12%) Sonata
6 1 (0.12%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.09%) Office 365
2 12 (1.48%) SaaS
3 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.37%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.09%) LAN
2 20 (2.47%) WAN
3 14 (1.73%) DNS
3 14 (1.73%) SAN
4 12 (1.48%) NetScaler
5 10 (1.23%) Internet
6 9 (1.11%) Firewall
7 8 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.49%) Intranet
8 4 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.49%) Skype
8 4 (0.49%) VPN
8 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.37%) 4G
9 3 (0.37%) CTI
9 3 (0.37%) FTP
9 3 (0.37%) HTTP
9 3 (0.37%) MPLS
10 2 (0.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.62%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.49%) DataStage
6 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.49%) Power BI
6 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.37%) MS Access
7 3 (0.37%) OLAP
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.37%) QlikView
7 3 (0.37%) QualityStage
7 3 (0.37%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (3.21%) JIRA
2 4 (0.49%) InstallShield
2 4 (0.49%) MSI
2 4 (0.49%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.37%) Introscope
3 3 (0.37%) JProfiler
3 3 (0.37%) Toad
4 2 (0.25%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.12%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 216 (26.67%) Finance
2 62 (7.65%) Retail
3 51 (6.30%) Banking
4 38 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.58%) Legal
6 26 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.35%) Publishing
9 18 (2.22%) Local Government
9 18 (2.22%) Marketing
10 13 (1.60%) Automotive
11 11 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.36%) Law
12 10 (1.23%) Billing
13 4 (0.49%) Advertising
13 4 (0.49%) Electronics
13 4 (0.49%) German Language
13 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.37%) Back Office
14 3 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 517 (63.83%) Project Manager
2 72 (8.89%) IT Manager
3 70 (8.64%) Senior Manager
4 64 (7.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 62 (7.65%) Analyst
6 60 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 59 (7.28%) IT Project Manager
8 58 (7.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 37 (4.57%) Programme Manager
9 37 (4.57%) Technical Manager
10 35 (4.32%) Technical Project Manager
11 33 (4.07%) Applications Manager
12 32 (3.95%) Applications Project Manager
13 29 (3.58%) Implementation Manager
14 28 (3.46%) Business Analyst
15 27 (3.33%) Business Manager
16 26 (3.21%) Consultant
16 26 (3.21%) Digital Project Manager
17 25 (3.09%) Project Implementation Manager
18 24 (2.96%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.85%) Middleware
2 6 (0.74%) J2EE
2 6 (0.74%) Leaflet
3 5 (0.62%) .NET
3 5 (0.62%) Spring
3 5 (0.62%) Struts
4 4 (0.49%) XML
5 3 (0.37%) CSS
5 3 (0.37%) HTML
5 3 (0.37%) JSON
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.25%) SOAP
6 2 (0.25%) Web Services
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) JDBC
7 1 (0.12%) ODBC
7 1 (0.12%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 37 (4.57%) NHS
4 32 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.48%) PMI
7 12 (1.48%) Smart Meter
8 9 (1.11%) Informatics
8 9 (1.11%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.62%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.49%) EPoS
11 4 (0.49%) Statistics
12 3 (0.37%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.37%) LLPG
12 3 (0.37%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.37%) STB
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.67%) Windows
2 23 (2.84%) Windows Server
3 21 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.86%) Unix
7 5 (0.62%) Linux
8 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.37%) Solaris
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.25%) Android
10 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (95.19%) PRINCE2
2 408 (50.37%) Project Management
3 228 (28.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 157 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (19.01%) ITIL
6 110 (13.58%) PRINCE
7 74 (9.14%) Change Management
8 70 (8.64%) Migration
9 55 (6.79%) Risk Management
10 49 (6.05%) Project Planning
11 48 (5.93%) Business Analysis
12 47 (5.80%) Programme Management
13 45 (5.56%) Scrum
14 44 (5.43%) Service Delivery
15 40 (4.94%) Service Management
16 36 (4.44%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.32%) Change Control
18 32 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (3.70%) Project Governance
20 28 (3.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.96%) SQL
2 21 (2.59%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.60%) Java
4 12 (1.48%) C
5 8 (0.99%) VB
6 4 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.49%) VBScript
7 3 (0.37%) C++
7 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.37%) VB6
8 2 (0.25%) C#
9 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.12%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (8.15%) Degree
2 65 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.80%) PMI Certification
4 41 (5.06%) PMP
5 35 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
5 35 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 27 (3.33%) ISEB
7 16 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.86%) BICSI Certification
9 7 (0.86%) BICSI RCDD
10 5 (0.62%) APMP
10 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.62%) SAP Certification
11 4 (0.49%) CCNA
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.49%) MCSE
12 3 (0.37%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.72%) QA
2 18 (2.22%) SLA
3 12 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.23%) COBIT
5 7 (0.86%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.49%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.37%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.25%) EMIR
9 2 (0.25%) MiFID
10 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.48%) XenApp
3 12 (1.48%) XenDesktop
4 8 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.62%) vSphere
6 4 (0.49%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.10%) SCCM
2 12 (1.48%) SCOM
3 5 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (0.49%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.49%) WSUS
5 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.37%) nmon
6 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.25%) DameWare
7 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 114 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.31%) Oracle
3 32 (3.95%) SAP
4 25 (3.09%) VMware
5 20 (2.47%) IBM
6 16 (1.98%) Citrix
7 14 (1.73%) HP
7 14 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.23%) Symantec
9 9 (1.11%) Pega
10 8 (0.99%) Cisco
10 8 (0.99%) Rally
11 7 (0.86%) Chordiant
11 7 (0.86%) KANA
11 7 (0.86%) Siebel
12 6 (0.74%) Cognos
12 6 (0.74%) Google
12 6 (0.74%) Informatica
13 5 (0.62%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.62%) ServiceNow
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
KDR
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £505 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago