The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
UK / England
Rank 59 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1501 2145 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.59% 4.57% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 5.52% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 1550 1527
Median daily rate £425 £423 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.16 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.64 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year
- -1.34%

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
34591 38854 37356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.76% 82.81% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23092 25730 24027
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 889 1061 1006
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £56.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the England region over the 3 months to 21 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 -37 549 £475 - 119
South East -1 342 £430 +7.50% 55
South West -1 155 £400 +3.89% 38
West Midlands +1 129 £400 -5.88% 33
North West -6 95 £400 +10.72% 37
East of England -17 74 £400 -5.88% 23
North East +13 53 £375 - 9
East Midlands -27 48 £370 -8.64% 12
Yorkshire -41 36 £406 +8.33% 17
Midlands +3 7 £390 +11.42% 1
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 1803 (56.13%) Project Management
2 1089 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1032 (32.13%) Finance
4 829 (25.81%) ITIL
5 764 (23.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 553 (17.22%) Microsoft
7 482 (15.01%) Change Management
8 458 (14.26%) MS Excel
9 457 (14.23%) Security Cleared
10 455 (14.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 417 (12.98%) MS Project
12 414 (12.89%) PMI Certification
13 398 (12.39%) PMP
14 379 (11.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 357 (11.11%) Degree
16 332 (10.34%) Migration
17 323 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
18 305 (9.50%) Programme Management
19 284 (8.84%) SC Cleared
20 279 (8.69%) Risk Management
21 258 (8.03%) MS Office
22 248 (7.72%) Data Centre
23 244 (7.60%) Management Information System
24 234 (7.29%) Scrum
25 232 (7.22%) Windows
26 227 (7.07%) Waterfall
27 222 (6.91%) Service Management
28 218 (6.79%) PMI
29 217 (6.76%) Telecoms
30 212 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint

PRINCE2
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
1 192 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 30 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 28 (0.87%) CMS
5 27 (0.84%) Confluence
6 21 (0.65%) IIS
7 20 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (0.47%) MS Project Server
10 14 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
12 11 (0.34%) JBoss
12 11 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.31%) Apache
13 10 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.31%) SAS
14 9 (0.28%) Tuxedo
15 5 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.16%) Documentum
15 5 (0.16%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 458 (14.26%) MS Excel
2 417 (12.98%) MS Project
3 258 (8.03%) MS Office
4 212 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 194 (6.04%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.031%) Maya
9 1 (0.031%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 57 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.59%) Primavera
5 17 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
7 11 (0.34%) CA PPM
7 11 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.12%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 123 (3.83%) SaaS
2 110 (3.42%) Office 365
3 104 (3.24%) IaaS
4 92 (2.86%) PaaS
5 76 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.40%) HP Helion
8 7 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.22%) G Suite
8 7 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.16%) Force.com
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.093%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.093%) Veeva
11 3 (0.093%) Yammer
12 2 (0.062%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.062%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 109 (3.39%) LAN
2 105 (3.27%) WAN
3 77 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
4 71 (2.21%) Firewall
5 46 (1.43%) VoIP
6 43 (1.34%) Internet
7 39 (1.21%) LTE
8 36 (1.12%) VoLTE
9 35 (1.09%) MPLS
10 27 (0.84%) LDAP
10 27 (0.84%) Skype
10 27 (0.84%) Unified Communications
11 23 (0.72%) DNS
11 23 (0.72%) SAN
12 22 (0.68%) Network Security
13 20 (0.62%) VPN
14 19 (0.59%) DHCP
15 18 (0.56%) Wireless
16 16 (0.50%) Ethernet
16 16 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.12%) Big Data
3 34 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
4 33 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 25 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 21 (0.65%) DB2
8 20 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 15 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.44%) Apache Hive
10 14 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
10 14 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (0.40%) HBase
12 12 (0.37%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.22%) GIS
15 7 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 6 (0.19%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 56 (1.74%) JIRA
2 12 (0.37%) Axure RP
2 12 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (0.25%) Selenium
4 7 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.16%) CA Gen
7 4 (0.12%) Hudson
7 4 (0.12%) Log4j
7 4 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.093%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.093%) Subversion
9 2 (0.062%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.062%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.062%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.062%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.062%) NUnit
9 2 (0.062%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.062%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1032 (32.13%) Finance
2 217 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 209 (6.51%) Banking
4 159 (4.95%) Retail
5 98 (3.05%) Legal
6 78 (2.43%) Marketing
7 61 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 53 (1.65%) Automotive
9 42 (1.31%) Advertising
10 41 (1.28%) Law
11 38 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 37 (1.15%) Local Government
13 36 (1.12%) Billing
14 26 (0.81%) Front Office
15 22 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.59%) Publishing
17 16 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
18 13 (0.40%) French Language
18 13 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1608 (50.06%) Project Manager
2 366 (11.39%) Analyst
3 257 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 241 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 210 (6.54%) IT Project Manager
6 206 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 176 (5.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 174 (5.42%) Programme Manager
9 159 (4.95%) Senior Manager
10 144 (4.48%) Senior Project Manager
11 105 (3.27%) Technical Manager
12 99 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
13 91 (2.83%) Architect
14 86 (2.68%) Business Manager
15 83 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 83 (2.58%) Technical Project Manager
16 76 (2.37%) Project Officer
17 74 (2.30%) Coordinator
17 74 (2.30%) Support Officer
18 73 (2.27%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (1.40%) .NET
2 30 (0.93%) Web Services
3 26 (0.81%) Middleware
4 17 (0.53%) XML
5 15 (0.47%) HTML
6 10 (0.31%) CSS
6 10 (0.31%) J2EE
7 9 (0.28%) REST
8 8 (0.25%) jQuery
8 8 (0.25%) Velocity
9 7 (0.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.19%) WSDL
11 5 (0.16%) SOAP
11 5 (0.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.12%) COM
12 4 (0.12%) JAX-RPC
12 4 (0.12%) Servlets
12 4 (0.12%) XSL
12 4 (0.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 323 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (7.72%) Data Centre
3 244 (7.60%) Management Information System
4 218 (6.79%) PMI
5 59 (1.84%) NHS
6 52 (1.62%) User Experience
7 39 (1.21%) Virtual Team
8 38 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 26 (0.81%) Clustering
10 26 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 19 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 18 (0.56%) Mobile App
12 18 (0.56%) Social Media
13 17 (0.53%) CESG
14 16 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (0.50%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.47%) e-Learning
15 15 (0.47%) EPoS
16 14 (0.44%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 232 (7.22%) Windows
2 135 (4.20%) Linux
3 84 (2.62%) Unix
4 62 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 46 (1.43%) AIX
6 34 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 34 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 27 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 26 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 21 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.37%) MVS
12 11 (0.34%) Solaris
13 9 (0.28%) Android
14 8 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.22%) HPUX
15 7 (0.22%) zOS
16 6 (0.19%) VME
17 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1803 (56.13%) Project Management
2 1089 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 829 (25.81%) ITIL
4 764 (23.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 482 (15.01%) Change Management
6 332 (10.34%) Migration
7 305 (9.50%) Programme Management
8 279 (8.69%) Risk Management
9 234 (7.29%) Scrum
10 227 (7.07%) Waterfall
11 222 (6.91%) Service Management
12 203 (6.32%) PRINCE
13 199 (6.20%) Project Planning
14 187 (5.82%) Business Analysis
15 178 (5.54%) Change Control
15 178 (5.54%) ITIL V3
16 165 (5.14%) SDLC
17 146 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
18 139 (4.33%) Service Delivery
19 135 (4.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 87 (2.71%) C
2 86 (2.68%) SQL
3 52 (1.62%) Java
4 21 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 15 (0.47%) C#
6 11 (0.34%) Python
7 8 (0.25%) C++
7 8 (0.25%) Perl
7 8 (0.25%) Ruby
8 5 (0.16%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.12%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.12%) COBOL
9 4 (0.12%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.12%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.12%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.093%) ABAP
10 3 (0.093%) VB
11 2 (0.062%) Groovy
12 1 (0.031%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.031%) VB6
Qualifications
1 457 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 455 (14.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 414 (12.89%) PMI Certification
4 398 (12.39%) PMP
5 379 (11.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 357 (11.11%) Degree
7 284 (8.84%) SC Cleared
8 165 (5.14%) ISEB
9 152 (4.73%) APMP
10 135 (4.20%) DV Cleared
11 98 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
12 51 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
12 51 (1.59%) CISSP
13 45 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
14 44 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (0.97%) MCSE
16 26 (0.81%) CCNA
17 24 (0.75%) CISA
18 20 (0.62%) ISTQB
19 18 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.52%) QA
2 59 (1.84%) SLA
3 42 (1.31%) JSP 440
4 40 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 31 (0.97%) PMBOK
7 29 (0.90%) P3O
8 23 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.53%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.50%) COBIT
10 16 (0.50%) MiFID
11 11 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.22%) GDPR
12 7 (0.22%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.19%) EMIR
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.093%) ISO19770
15 3 (0.093%) SEPA
16 2 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 107 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 64 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.53%) vSphere
4 14 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.22%) BitLocker
5 7 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.16%) KVM
7 3 (0.093%) Snort
7 3 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.093%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.062%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.062%) Xen
8 2 (0.062%) XenApp
8 2 (0.062%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.031%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 33 (1.03%) SCCM
2 10 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (0.22%) Puppet
5 6 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.062%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.062%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.062%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.062%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.062%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.062%) OpenView
7 2 (0.062%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.062%) WMI
8 1 (0.031%) Nessus
Vendors
1 553 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 157 (4.89%) Oracle
3 120 (3.74%) Cisco
4 96 (2.99%) SAP
5 78 (2.43%) VMware
6 73 (2.27%) Remedy
7 50 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 42 (1.31%) Citrix
9 41 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 39 (1.21%) Ericsson
11 34 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (1.03%) IBM
13 31 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 25 (0.78%) HP
15 22 (0.68%) CA
16 18 (0.56%) Adobe
16 18 (0.56%) Informatica
17 17 (0.53%) Google
18 16 (0.50%) Juniper
19 15 (0.47%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £31.92 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rate DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £25 - £29 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £26,621 per annum (12 month contract)
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago