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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 238 216 199
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 417 450 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.93% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 5.42% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 283 301
Average daily rate
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£400 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Average hourly rate £26.25 £31.56 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £21.96 £22.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £40.49 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -6.50%
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
10139 8295 9521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.33% 17.22% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5652 4713 5016
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 378 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 -5 172 £423 -1.16% 44
South East +20 124 £400 -5.88% 28
East of England -27 29 £413 +37.50% 9
West Midlands -3 26 £331 -8.62% 6
South West -30 24 £418 +6.15% 6
East Midlands +4 16 £350 +2.94% 6
North West -25 15 £393 +53.92% 15
Yorkshire -13 8 £355 -6.88% 2
North East -43 2 £380 -15.55%
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 867 (97.97%) PRINCE2
2 398 (44.97%) Project Management
3 262 (29.60%) Finance
4 202 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (16.38%) ITIL
6 141 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (14.24%) MS Project
8 105 (11.86%) Microsoft
9 100 (11.30%) PRINCE
10 86 (9.72%) MS Excel
11 85 (9.60%) Security Cleared
12 79 (8.93%) Risk Management
13 70 (7.91%) Retail
13 70 (7.91%) Telecoms
14 68 (7.68%) SharePoint
15 65 (7.34%) MS Office
15 65 (7.34%) PMI Certification
15 65 (7.34%) SC Cleared
16 64 (7.23%) Banking
17 60 (6.78%) Migration
18 59 (6.67%) Programme Management
19 58 (6.55%) SAP
20 56 (6.33%) Degree
21 55 (6.21%) MS Visio
22 54 (6.10%) Project Planning
23 51 (5.76%) Change Management
24 50 (5.65%) Windows
25 48 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
26 46 (5.20%) Scrum
27 44 (4.97%) Service Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 68 (7.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.47%) CMS
3 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (0.90%) MS Project Server
5 7 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.68%) Lync
7 5 (0.56%) Drupal
8 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.23%) WordPress
10 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 126 (14.24%) MS Project
2 86 (9.72%) MS Excel
3 65 (7.34%) MS Office
4 55 (6.21%) MS Visio
5 48 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.34%) assyst
4 3 (0.34%) Summit
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.34%) Endur
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.23%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (0.23%) Aligne
5 2 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.23%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.23%) ZaiNet
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (1.02%) Office 365
2 6 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.37%) WAN
2 16 (1.81%) LAN
2 16 (1.81%) Unified Communications
3 10 (1.13%) SAN
4 8 (0.90%) VoIP
5 7 (0.79%) Firewall
6 6 (0.68%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.56%) Wireless
8 4 (0.45%) Network Security
8 4 (0.45%) Internet
8 4 (0.45%) MPLS
8 4 (0.45%) NAS
8 4 (0.45%) MVNO
9 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.34%) Intranet
9 3 (0.34%) FTP
10 2 (0.23%) HTTP
10 2 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.58%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.13%) MS Access
4 7 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.45%) QlikView
6 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.34%) Big Data
7 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.34%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.23%) DTS
8 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.23%) SSDT
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.23%) JProfiler
2 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.23%) Toad
2 2 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.23%) Introscope
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.23%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.11%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.11%) ERwin
General
1 262 (29.60%) Finance
2 70 (7.91%) Telecoms
2 70 (7.91%) Retail
3 64 (7.23%) Banking
4 26 (2.94%) Legal
5 25 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.69%) Back Office
7 14 (1.58%) Law
8 13 (1.47%) Automotive
8 13 (1.47%) Marketing
9 10 (1.13%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.90%) Local Government
11 7 (0.79%) Front Office
11 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.56%) Advertising
13 5 (0.56%) French Language
13 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.45%) Publishing
14 4 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 561 (63.39%) Project Manager
2 106 (11.98%) Analyst
3 73 (8.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 70 (7.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 56 (6.33%) Business Analyst
6 47 (5.31%) Programme Manager
7 44 (4.97%) Senior Manager
7 44 (4.97%) IT Project Manager
8 43 (4.86%) Senior Project Manager
9 42 (4.75%) Technical Manager
10 40 (4.52%) Technical Project Manager
11 38 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 22 (2.49%) Coordinator
12 22 (2.49%) Business Manager
13 20 (2.26%) PMO Analyst
14 17 (1.92%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (1.92%) Project Coordinator
15 15 (1.69%) Business Project Manager
16 13 (1.47%) Project Planner
16 13 (1.47%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.69%) Web Services
2 9 (1.02%) Middleware
2 9 (1.02%) .NET
3 6 (0.68%) XML
4 5 (0.56%) HTML
4 5 (0.56%) JSP
5 4 (0.45%) Struts
5 4 (0.45%) CSS
5 4 (0.45%) Swing
5 4 (0.45%) SAP Basis
5 4 (0.45%) Spring
6 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.34%) WCF
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.23%) J2EE
7 2 (0.23%) JDBC
7 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.23%) ODBC
8 1 (0.11%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.11%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.84%) NHS
3 28 (3.16%) PMI
4 19 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.58%) GIS
6 11 (1.24%) CMDB
7 8 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.90%) Clustering
8 7 (0.79%) EPoS
9 6 (0.68%) AS400
9 6 (0.68%) FMCG
9 6 (0.68%) iSeries
10 5 (0.56%) Derivative
10 5 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.45%) Social Media
11 4 (0.45%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.45%) CCTV
12 3 (0.34%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.34%) Social Network
12 3 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.65%) Windows
2 24 (2.71%) Windows 7
3 15 (1.69%) UNIX
4 11 (1.24%) Linux
5 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.34%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) AIX
7 2 (0.23%) Android
7 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (97.97%) PRINCE2
2 398 (44.97%) Project Management
3 202 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 145 (16.38%) ITIL
5 141 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (11.30%) PRINCE
7 79 (8.93%) Risk Management
8 60 (6.78%) Migration
9 59 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 54 (6.10%) Project Planning
11 51 (5.76%) Change Management
12 46 (5.20%) Scrum
13 44 (4.97%) Service Management
14 41 (4.63%) Change Control
15 39 (4.41%) Business Analysis
16 36 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (3.95%) Service Delivery
17 35 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (3.05%) CRM
19 25 (2.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.49%) SQL
2 16 (1.81%) Java
3 14 (1.58%) C
4 6 (0.68%) PHP
5 4 (0.45%) VBA
6 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.23%) C#
6 2 (0.23%) C++
6 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.11%) ABAP
7 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.11%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 85 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 65 (7.34%) SC Cleared
2 65 (7.34%) PMI Certification
3 56 (6.33%) Degree
4 40 (4.52%) PMP
5 30 (3.39%) ISEB
6 29 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 8 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.68%) APMP
10 5 (0.56%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.45%) CIMA
11 4 (0.45%) APMG
12 3 (0.34%) AAT
12 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.34%) MBA
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.05%) QA
2 15 (1.69%) P3O
3 9 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.79%) SLA
5 6 (0.68%) EMIR
6 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.34%) MiFID
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) Basel II
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.11%) COREP
10 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (0.23%) nmon
2 2 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 105 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.55%) SAP
3 26 (2.94%) Oracle
4 23 (2.60%) Cisco
5 21 (2.37%) VMware
6 17 (1.92%) HP
7 16 (1.81%) IBM
8 14 (1.58%) Citrix
9 9 (1.02%) Business Objects
10 8 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.79%) Remedy
12 6 (0.68%) Cognos
12 6 (0.68%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.56%) Murex
13 5 (0.56%) EMC
14 4 (0.45%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.45%) Sun
14 4 (0.45%) Avaya
14 4 (0.45%) Nintex
15 3 (0.34%) Google
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £600 per month
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20.00 - £26.00 per hour + none
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £414.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Skye Group
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified please discuss
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £365.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 6 days ago