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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
UK / England
Rank 372 260 264
Rank change year-on-year
-112 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 211 424 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 4.17% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 291 274
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £29.78 £27.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -32.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £22.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.37 £33.56 £55.00
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8689 10160 9646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.75% 21.30% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5537 6394 5594
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 401 452
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +70.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -51 72 £475 - 15
South East -20 54 £400 +6.66% 12
West Midlands -4 19 £319 -15.00% 16
North West +7 17 £400 +3.22% 2
South West +1 16 £356 +4.01% 11
East Midlands -7 9 £380 -10.58% 3
East of England -32 8 £400 -3.03% 2
Yorkshire +5 7 £365 +2.52% 3
North East -16 4 £323 -19.37% 4
Midlands 0 1 £550 +22.22%
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 453 (97.42%) PRINCE2
2 227 (48.82%) Project Management
3 145 (31.18%) Finance
4 122 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (18.71%) ITIL
7 68 (14.62%) Security Cleared
8 58 (12.47%) MS Project
9 57 (12.26%) SC Cleared
10 55 (11.83%) PRINCE
10 55 (11.83%) Migration
11 54 (11.61%) Microsoft
12 53 (11.40%) PMI Certification
12 53 (11.40%) Degree
13 48 (10.32%) Data Centre
14 44 (9.46%) Change Management
15 40 (8.60%) PMP
16 37 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (7.96%) MS Office
17 33 (7.10%) Banking
17 33 (7.10%) Mentoring
18 32 (6.88%) Retail
19 30 (6.45%) MS Excel
20 28 (6.02%) LAN
20 28 (6.02%) Supplier Management
21 27 (5.81%) Project Planning
21 27 (5.81%) Waterfall
22 26 (5.59%) Programme Management
23 24 (5.16%) Business Analysis
24 23 (4.95%) Oracle

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.43%) CMS
3 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.22%) Drupal
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 58 (12.47%) MS Project
2 37 (7.96%) MS Office
3 30 (6.45%) MS Excel
4 22 (4.73%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.65%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.43%) Maximo
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.22%) Endur
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Primavera
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.44%) Office 365
2 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.29%) SaaS
5 4 (0.86%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) PaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Veeva
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) Force.com
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.02%) LAN
2 17 (3.66%) WAN
3 11 (2.37%) Firewall
4 10 (2.15%) VoIP
5 6 (1.29%) Internet
5 6 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.08%) MPLS
6 5 (1.08%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.08%) VPN
7 4 (0.86%) DWDM
7 4 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.86%) SAN
7 4 (0.86%) SDH
8 3 (0.65%) HTTP
8 3 (0.65%) SSL
8 3 (0.65%) WLAN
9 2 (0.43%) BGP
9 2 (0.43%) Intranet
9 2 (0.43%) OSPF
9 2 (0.43%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.86%) Big Data
4 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.43%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) Power BI
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 145 (31.18%) Finance
2 33 (7.10%) Banking
3 32 (6.88%) Retail
4 20 (4.30%) Legal
5 16 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.80%) Local Government
7 12 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.37%) Marketing
9 8 (1.72%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.51%) Automotive
11 6 (1.29%) Advertising
12 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.08%) Publishing
13 4 (0.86%) Back Office
14 3 (0.65%) Billing
14 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.43%) French Language
15 2 (0.43%) Front Office
15 2 (0.43%) German Language
15 2 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 299 (64.30%) Project Manager
2 47 (10.11%) Analyst
3 46 (9.89%) IT Manager
4 40 (8.60%) Business Analyst
4 40 (8.60%) IT Project Manager
5 35 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 32 (6.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 32 (6.88%) Programme Manager
7 25 (5.38%) Business Manager
7 25 (5.38%) Senior Manager
8 24 (5.16%) Senior Project Manager
9 19 (4.09%) Business Project Manager
10 18 (3.87%) Technical Manager
11 17 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
12 15 (3.23%) Project Analyst
13 14 (3.01%) Service Manager
14 13 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 13 (2.80%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 12 (2.58%) Agile Project Manager
16 11 (2.37%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.51%) .NET
2 4 (0.86%) COM
2 4 (0.86%) Web Services
3 3 (0.65%) Middleware
3 3 (0.65%) XML
4 2 (0.43%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.22%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.22%) Spring
5 1 (0.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.52%) PMI
5 11 (2.37%) NHS
6 7 (1.51%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.29%) CCTV
7 6 (1.29%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.29%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.86%) Life Science
9 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.65%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.43%) CMDB
10 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.43%) Derivative
10 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.43%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.43%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.52%) Windows
2 8 (1.72%) Linux
3 6 (1.29%) Unix
4 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.43%) pSOS
6 2 (0.43%) VMS
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (97.42%) PRINCE2
2 227 (48.82%) Project Management
3 122 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (18.71%) ITIL
6 55 (11.83%) Migration
6 55 (11.83%) PRINCE
7 44 (9.46%) Change Management
8 33 (7.10%) Mentoring
9 28 (6.02%) Supplier Management
10 27 (5.81%) Project Planning
10 27 (5.81%) Waterfall
11 26 (5.59%) Programme Management
12 24 (5.16%) Business Analysis
13 22 (4.73%) Risk Management
14 21 (4.52%) SDLC
15 19 (4.09%) Network Design
16 18 (3.87%) Scrum
16 18 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 16 (3.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.80%) Java
2 10 (2.15%) C
3 7 (1.51%) SQL
4 6 (1.29%) C#
5 3 (0.65%) C++
6 2 (0.43%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.22%) VB
7 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 57 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 53 (11.40%) Degree
3 53 (11.40%) PMI Certification
4 40 (8.60%) PMP
5 37 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (4.52%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.09%) ISEB
8 17 (3.66%) BICSI Certification
8 17 (3.66%) BICSI RCDD
9 10 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.94%) APMP
11 5 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.43%) CCDP
14 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.66%) QA
2 8 (1.72%) SLA
3 5 (1.08%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.86%) GDPR
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.43%) BS25999
6 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.43%) EMIR
6 2 (0.43%) MiFID
6 2 (0.43%) P3O
6 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) MOM
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.95%) Oracle
3 18 (3.87%) Cisco
4 12 (2.58%) HP
4 12 (2.58%) SAP
5 6 (1.29%) CheckPoint
5 6 (1.29%) VMware
6 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.86%) NGA Human Resources
8 3 (0.65%) Citrix
8 3 (0.65%) IBM
8 3 (0.65%) Siebel
9 2 (0.43%) Aastra
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe
9 2 (0.43%) Avaya
9 2 (0.43%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.43%) F5
9 2 (0.43%) hybris
9 2 (0.43%) Juniper
9 2 (0.43%) MobileIron
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