The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 39 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2242 2456 2564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.38% 4.84% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 6.13% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1660 1687
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 33
Average hourly rate £26.55 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.01% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.75 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.81 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -17.14%
PRINCE2
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in England

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in England

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PRINCE2
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 -1 865 £475 +5.55% 163
South East +1 524 £410 +2.50% 77
North West -17 191 £425 +6.25% 46
West Midlands -10 156 £400 +3.22% 34
South West -8 152 £398 +1.92% 28
East of England 0 130 £425 -1.73% 28
Yorkshire -11 102 £410 -1.20% 27
East Midlands -1 83 £400 +4.91% 14
North East -43 18 £325 -33.33% 4
Midlands +1 10 £425 +21.42%
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 2474 (56.65%) Project Management
2 1376 (31.51%) Finance
3 1216 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
4 990 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 875 (20.04%) ITIL
6 769 (17.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 623 (14.27%) MS Project
8 621 (14.22%) PMI Certification
9 616 (14.11%) Security Cleared
10 566 (12.96%) Microsoft
11 547 (12.53%) MS Excel
12 485 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 452 (10.35%) Change Management
14 442 (10.12%) PMP
15 431 (9.87%) SC Cleared
16 406 (9.30%) Migration
17 401 (9.18%) Degree
18 368 (8.43%) Programme Management
19 337 (7.72%) MS Office
20 308 (7.05%) Waterfall
21 304 (6.96%) Telecoms
22 298 (6.82%) PMI
22 298 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
23 293 (6.71%) Banking
24 292 (6.69%) Risk Management
25 286 (6.55%) Scrum
26 282 (6.46%) Business Analysis
27 270 (6.18%) Data Centre
28 262 (6.00%) Project Planning
29 261 (5.98%) PRINCE

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 201 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.10%) CMS
3 47 (1.08%) Confluence
4 32 (0.73%) MS Project Server
5 30 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 26 (0.60%) IIS
7 25 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 19 (0.44%) JBoss
9 18 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.25%) SAS
13 9 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.18%) CICS
15 5 (0.11%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.092%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.092%) EPiServer CMS
16 4 (0.092%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.069%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 623 (14.27%) MS Project
2 547 (12.53%) MS Excel
3 337 (7.72%) MS Office
4 208 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 198 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 32 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.069%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.069%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.046%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 45 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
4 23 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
5 21 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.25%) Primavera
9 10 (0.23%) SAP BPC
10 9 (0.21%) CA PPM
10 9 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.16%) Maximo
12 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle FAH
13 6 (0.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 122 (2.79%) Office 365
2 39 (0.89%) SaaS
3 32 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.27%) IaaS
6 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.16%) Force.com
7 7 (0.16%) PaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.11%) Yammer
10 4 (0.092%) IBM PureFlex
10 4 (0.092%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.046%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.046%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.046%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.023%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.023%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 144 (3.30%) WAN
2 130 (2.98%) LAN
3 80 (1.83%) Firewall
4 49 (1.12%) VPN
5 47 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
6 43 (0.98%) SAN
7 42 (0.96%) Internet
8 34 (0.78%) Network Security
9 33 (0.76%) DNS
10 32 (0.73%) MPLS
11 29 (0.66%) Unified Communications
12 27 (0.62%) Skype
13 25 (0.57%) VoIP
14 24 (0.55%) Wireless
15 22 (0.50%) Intranet
16 21 (0.48%) IP Telephony
17 18 (0.41%) LTE
18 16 (0.37%) Broadband
18 16 (0.37%) TCP/IP
19 15 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 73 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (0.62%) Big Data
4 25 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 22 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 17 (0.39%) MS Access
10 16 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (0.30%) DB2
12 12 (0.27%) MySQL
13 11 (0.25%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.21%) GIS
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.18%) QlikView
17 7 (0.16%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 123 (2.82%) JIRA
2 14 (0.32%) HP UFT
3 12 (0.27%) Selenium
4 10 (0.23%) StarTeam
4 10 (0.23%) Subversion
5 8 (0.18%) ClearCase
6 7 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.092%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.092%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.092%) ProC
7 4 (0.092%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.092%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.092%) Toad
8 3 (0.069%) CaliberRM
8 3 (0.069%) Introscope
8 3 (0.069%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.069%) JProfiler
8 3 (0.069%) RequisitePro
8 3 (0.069%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.046%) MSI
General
1 1376 (31.51%) Finance
2 304 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 293 (6.71%) Banking
4 206 (4.72%) Retail
5 141 (3.23%) Legal
6 113 (2.59%) Marketing
7 104 (2.38%) Law
8 89 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 75 (1.72%) Investment Banking
10 63 (1.44%) Local Government
11 54 (1.24%) Advertising
12 53 (1.21%) Billing
12 53 (1.21%) Publishing
13 42 (0.96%) Back Office
14 37 (0.85%) Automotive
15 33 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.69%) Electronics
17 28 (0.64%) Front Office
18 24 (0.55%) Financial Institution
19 15 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2493 (57.09%) Project Manager
2 482 (11.04%) Analyst
3 423 (9.69%) IT Manager
4 365 (8.36%) IT Project Manager
5 316 (7.24%) Infrastructure Manager
6 291 (6.66%) Senior Manager
7 286 (6.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 279 (6.39%) Business Analyst
9 257 (5.89%) Senior Project Manager
10 188 (4.31%) Programme Manager
11 162 (3.71%) Technical Manager
12 135 (3.09%) Technical Project Manager
13 124 (2.84%) Architect
13 124 (2.84%) Coordinator
14 116 (2.66%) Business Manager
15 109 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
15 109 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 107 (2.45%) Digital Project Manager
17 104 (2.38%) Consultant
18 97 (2.22%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (1.60%) .NET
2 40 (0.92%) Web Services
3 39 (0.89%) Middleware
4 38 (0.87%) XML
5 27 (0.62%) HTML
6 25 (0.57%) CSS
7 18 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.39%) J2EE
9 14 (0.32%) Struts
10 13 (0.30%) jQuery
11 12 (0.27%) JSP
12 11 (0.25%) MSMQ
13 10 (0.23%) XSD
14 9 (0.21%) .NET Framework
14 9 (0.21%) Hibernate
14 9 (0.21%) JMS
14 9 (0.21%) Servlets
14 9 (0.21%) WSDL
15 8 (0.18%) EJB
15 8 (0.18%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 298 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 298 (6.82%) PMI
2 270 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 172 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 143 (3.27%) NHS
5 45 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 38 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 34 (0.78%) PKI
7 34 (0.78%) User Experience
8 33 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
9 32 (0.73%) Smart Meter
10 31 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 27 (0.62%) Mainframe
12 22 (0.50%) Cryptography
12 22 (0.50%) Informatics
12 22 (0.50%) Learning Management System
12 22 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (0.48%) Economics
14 19 (0.44%) Derivative
14 19 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 221 (5.06%) Windows
2 71 (1.63%) Windows Server
3 60 (1.37%) Linux
4 44 (1.01%) Unix
5 40 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 27 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 15 (0.34%) Solaris
11 13 (0.30%) AIX
11 13 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.25%) Android
14 10 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.14%) SUSE
16 6 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.14%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2474 (56.65%) Project Management
2 1216 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 990 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 875 (20.04%) ITIL
5 452 (10.35%) Change Management
6 406 (9.30%) Migration
7 368 (8.43%) Programme Management
8 308 (7.05%) Waterfall
9 292 (6.69%) Risk Management
10 286 (6.55%) Scrum
11 282 (6.46%) Business Analysis
12 262 (6.00%) Project Planning
13 261 (5.98%) PRINCE
14 240 (5.50%) SDLC
15 236 (5.40%) Change Control
16 211 (4.83%) Service Delivery
17 200 (4.58%) Service Management
18 182 (4.17%) ITIL V3
19 177 (4.05%) Supplier Management
20 175 (4.01%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 171 (3.92%) SQL
2 74 (1.69%) C
3 69 (1.58%) Java
4 44 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 25 (0.57%) C#
6 19 (0.44%) VB
7 15 (0.34%) Python
8 14 (0.32%) C++
9 12 (0.27%) PHP
10 9 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.18%) Apex Code
11 8 (0.18%) Assembly Language
11 8 (0.18%) COBOL
11 8 (0.18%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.18%) R
12 5 (0.11%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.11%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.069%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.069%) Ruby
13 3 (0.069%) VB6
Qualifications
1 769 (17.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 621 (14.22%) PMI Certification
3 616 (14.11%) Security Cleared
4 485 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 442 (10.12%) PMP
6 431 (9.87%) SC Cleared
7 401 (9.18%) Degree
8 188 (4.31%) APMP
9 173 (3.96%) ISEB
10 148 (3.39%) DV Cleared
11 114 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
12 75 (1.72%) CISSP
13 52 (1.19%) CISM
14 49 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
15 48 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
16 43 (0.98%) CISA
17 41 (0.94%) CCNA
18 32 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (0.69%) MBCS
20 22 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (3.07%) QA
2 105 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 46 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 46 (1.05%) PMBOK
5 45 (1.03%) SLA
6 34 (0.78%) COBIT
7 31 (0.71%) JSP 440
8 27 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.57%) P3O
10 23 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 23 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.48%) SEPA
12 19 (0.44%) MiFID
13 16 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 12 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
15 10 (0.23%) ISO27005
16 9 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
16 9 (0.21%) ISO 9000
17 8 (0.18%) EMIR
System Software
1 80 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.32%) XenApp
5 12 (0.27%) vSphere
6 11 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.16%) UAG
8 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.14%) NFS
9 6 (0.14%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.11%) Samba
11 3 (0.069%) NDS
11 3 (0.069%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 3 (0.069%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.046%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.046%) Firmware
12 2 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.023%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (0.69%) SCCM
2 16 (0.37%) SCOM
3 10 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.23%) WMI
4 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.092%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.092%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (0.092%) Puppet
5 4 (0.092%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.092%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (0.069%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.069%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.069%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.069%) nmon
6 3 (0.069%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.046%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.046%) DameWare
7 2 (0.046%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.046%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.046%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 566 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 227 (5.20%) Oracle
3 168 (3.85%) SAP
4 127 (2.91%) Cisco
5 108 (2.47%) VMware
6 78 (1.79%) Citrix
7 64 (1.47%) IBM
8 53 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (0.98%) HP
10 39 (0.89%) CheckPoint
11 30 (0.69%) BT
12 23 (0.53%) Remedy
13 21 (0.48%) Ericsson
13 21 (0.48%) Google
13 21 (0.48%) NetApp
14 20 (0.46%) Cognos
15 19 (0.44%) Rally
15 19 (0.44%) ServiceNow
16 18 (0.41%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.39%) Hyperion
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
APM Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day UP TO £550 PER DAY
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £325-375pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day Excellent Team plus up to £75 pd receipted exps.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bray leino
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Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day Displayed rates are based on a Limited Compa
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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