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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 43 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2046 2356 2480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.15% 4.78% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 6.03% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1475 1637 1661
Median daily rate £428 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 29
Median hourly rate £23.75 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.10% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.60 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £91.00 £45.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +1.81%
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
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -22 737 £475 +8.57% 177
South East -1 454 £425 +3.34% 77
North West 0 230 £425 +12.58% 47
South West -14 143 £385 -1.28% 32
West Midlands -10 141 £400 +11.11% 34
East of England -1 119 £425 -1.16% 19
Yorkshire -12 100 £413 +3.12% 34
East Midlands -2 73 £400 +2.56% 17
North East -40 31 £470 -12.55% 2
Midlands +1 9 £500 +42.85%
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 2443 (57.56%) Project Management
2 1329 (31.31%) Finance
3 1176 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 952 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 864 (20.36%) ITIL
6 717 (16.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 622 (14.66%) PMI Certification
8 578 (13.62%) MS Project
9 570 (13.43%) Security Cleared
10 543 (12.79%) Microsoft
11 506 (11.92%) MS Excel
12 457 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 450 (10.60%) PMP
14 434 (10.23%) Change Management
15 407 (9.59%) Degree
16 399 (9.40%) Migration
17 394 (9.28%) SC Cleared
18 366 (8.62%) Programme Management
19 306 (7.21%) MS Office
20 298 (7.02%) Telecoms
21 292 (6.88%) PMI
22 289 (6.81%) Banking
23 287 (6.76%) Waterfall
24 278 (6.55%) Business Analysis
25 274 (6.46%) Scrum
26 268 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
27 263 (6.20%) Data Centre
28 260 (6.13%) Project Planning
29 258 (6.08%) Risk Management
30 240 (5.66%) Change Control

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
1 176 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 45 (1.06%) Confluence
3 42 (0.99%) CMS
4 34 (0.80%) IIS
5 27 (0.64%) MS Project Server
6 25 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 25 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 20 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.45%) JBoss
9 12 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.24%) Apache
11 10 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.21%) SAS
13 8 (0.19%) CICS
14 7 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.12%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 578 (13.62%) MS Project
2 506 (11.92%) MS Excel
3 306 (7.21%) MS Office
4 188 (4.43%) MS Visio
5 166 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.047%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.047%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
4 22 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 21 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.35%) Primavera
8 14 (0.33%) SAP ERP
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.21%) SAP BPC
11 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.16%) CA PPM
12 7 (0.16%) Maximo
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle FAH
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (2.92%) Office 365
2 56 (1.32%) SaaS
3 34 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (0.57%) IaaS
5 22 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (0.52%) PaaS
6 12 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.16%) Force.com
9 5 (0.12%) Yammer
10 4 (0.094%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.094%) IBM PureFlex
10 4 (0.094%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.047%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.047%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.024%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.024%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.024%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 129 (3.04%) WAN
2 122 (2.87%) LAN
3 87 (2.05%) Firewall
4 51 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 50 (1.18%) VPN
6 47 (1.11%) SAN
7 46 (1.08%) Internet
8 43 (1.01%) Network Security
9 32 (0.75%) DNS
10 31 (0.73%) MPLS
11 27 (0.64%) Wireless
12 26 (0.61%) VoIP
13 25 (0.59%) Unified Communications
14 21 (0.49%) Skype
15 20 (0.47%) SSL
15 20 (0.47%) TCP/IP
16 19 (0.45%) Intranet
16 19 (0.45%) IP Telephony
17 18 (0.42%) LTE
18 14 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 75 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 23 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (0.52%) Big Data
6 19 (0.45%) MySQL
6 19 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (0.40%) MS Access
8 16 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 15 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 15 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (0.33%) DB2
10 14 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
11 13 (0.31%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 109 (2.57%) JIRA
2 14 (0.33%) HP UFT
3 12 (0.28%) Selenium
4 10 (0.24%) Subversion
5 8 (0.19%) ClearCase
6 7 (0.16%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.094%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.094%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.094%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.094%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.094%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.094%) ProC
7 4 (0.094%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.094%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.094%) Toad
8 3 (0.071%) CaliberRM
8 3 (0.071%) Introscope
8 3 (0.071%) JProfiler
8 3 (0.071%) RequisitePro
8 3 (0.071%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1329 (31.31%) Finance
2 298 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 289 (6.81%) Banking
4 208 (4.90%) Retail
5 135 (3.18%) Legal
6 104 (2.45%) Marketing
7 88 (2.07%) Law
8 77 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 66 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 52 (1.23%) Local Government
11 48 (1.13%) Advertising
11 48 (1.13%) Publishing
12 42 (0.99%) Automotive
13 39 (0.92%) Billing
14 38 (0.90%) Back Office
15 31 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.64%) Front Office
18 22 (0.52%) Electronics
19 16 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2361 (55.63%) Project Manager
2 448 (10.56%) Analyst
3 387 (9.12%) IT Manager
4 341 (8.03%) IT Project Manager
5 310 (7.30%) Infrastructure Manager
6 285 (6.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 272 (6.41%) Senior Manager
8 266 (6.27%) Business Analyst
9 245 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
10 207 (4.88%) Programme Manager
11 141 (3.32%) Architect
12 139 (3.28%) Technical Manager
13 132 (3.11%) Coordinator
14 115 (2.71%) Technical Project Manager
15 114 (2.69%) Security Manager
16 109 (2.57%) Business Manager
16 109 (2.57%) Delivery Manager
16 109 (2.57%) Digital Project Manager
17 107 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
18 99 (2.33%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (1.67%) .NET
2 51 (1.20%) Middleware
3 45 (1.06%) Web Services
4 35 (0.82%) XML
5 27 (0.64%) CSS
5 27 (0.64%) HTML
6 20 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 18 (0.42%) J2EE
8 16 (0.38%) JSP
9 14 (0.33%) jQuery
10 12 (0.28%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.26%) MSMQ
12 10 (0.24%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.24%) Servlets
12 10 (0.24%) Struts
13 9 (0.21%) LAMP
13 9 (0.21%) WSDL
13 9 (0.21%) XSD
14 8 (0.19%) EJB
14 8 (0.19%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 292 (6.88%) PMI
2 268 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 263 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 174 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 132 (3.11%) NHS
6 44 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 35 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
7 35 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 35 (0.82%) PKI
7 35 (0.82%) Smart Meter
8 30 (0.71%) User Experience
9 25 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 22 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 22 (0.52%) Learning Management System
10 22 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (0.49%) Data Integration
11 21 (0.49%) Driving Licence
12 20 (0.47%) Economics
13 17 (0.40%) FMCG
13 17 (0.40%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 213 (5.02%) Windows
2 80 (1.89%) Linux
3 65 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 46 (1.08%) Unix
5 32 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 28 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.33%) Solaris
11 13 (0.31%) AIX
11 13 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.21%) Android
14 7 (0.16%) SUSE
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.071%) pSOS
16 3 (0.071%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2443 (57.56%) Project Management
2 1176 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 952 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 864 (20.36%) ITIL
5 434 (10.23%) Change Management
6 399 (9.40%) Migration
7 366 (8.62%) Programme Management
8 287 (6.76%) Waterfall
9 278 (6.55%) Business Analysis
10 274 (6.46%) Scrum
11 260 (6.13%) Project Planning
12 258 (6.08%) Risk Management
13 240 (5.66%) Change Control
14 235 (5.54%) PRINCE
15 227 (5.35%) SDLC
16 207 (4.88%) Service Delivery
17 203 (4.78%) Service Management
18 183 (4.31%) ITIL V3
19 175 (4.12%) Supplier Management
20 171 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 154 (3.63%) SQL
2 71 (1.67%) Java
3 69 (1.63%) C
4 53 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 28 (0.66%) C#
5 28 (0.66%) Python
6 23 (0.54%) C++
7 21 (0.49%) PHP
8 19 (0.45%) VB
9 10 (0.24%) PowerShell
9 10 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.19%) Assembly Language
10 8 (0.19%) COBOL
11 7 (0.16%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.14%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.14%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.094%) Ruby
14 3 (0.071%) R
14 3 (0.071%) VB6
Qualifications
1 717 (16.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 622 (14.66%) PMI Certification
3 570 (13.43%) Security Cleared
4 457 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 450 (10.60%) PMP
6 407 (9.59%) Degree
7 394 (9.28%) SC Cleared
8 177 (4.17%) ISEB
9 162 (3.82%) APMP
10 127 (2.99%) DV Cleared
11 107 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
12 85 (2.00%) CISSP
13 53 (1.25%) CISM
14 52 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
14 52 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
15 43 (1.01%) CISA
16 38 (0.90%) CCNA
16 38 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (0.71%) MBCS
18 24 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (3.04%) QA
2 112 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 45 (1.06%) PMBOK
5 40 (0.94%) COBIT
5 40 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 38 (0.90%) SLA
7 29 (0.68%) JSP 440
8 25 (0.59%) PCI DSS
9 22 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.52%) SEPA
10 21 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 21 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 18 (0.42%) MiFID
11 18 (0.42%) P3O
12 10 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.24%) ISO27005
13 9 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
14 8 (0.19%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 103 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 74 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 17 (0.40%) XenApp
4 14 (0.33%) vSphere
5 13 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 12 (0.28%) UAG
6 12 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.14%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.12%) NFS
10 4 (0.094%) NDS
10 4 (0.094%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (0.094%) Samba
11 3 (0.071%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.024%) Firmware
13 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.024%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (0.82%) SCCM
2 19 (0.45%) SCOM
3 13 (0.31%) Puppet
4 9 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (0.16%) WMI
7 6 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.14%) IBM BigFix
7 6 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 5 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.094%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.071%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.071%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.071%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.071%) nmon
11 2 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.047%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 543 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 198 (4.67%) Oracle
3 152 (3.58%) SAP
4 133 (3.13%) Cisco
5 107 (2.52%) VMware
6 85 (2.00%) Citrix
7 66 (1.56%) IBM
8 56 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.18%) HP
10 42 (0.99%) CheckPoint
11 26 (0.61%) BT
12 22 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 22 (0.52%) Remedy
13 21 (0.49%) Ericsson
13 21 (0.49%) Juniper
14 20 (0.47%) ServiceNow
15 19 (0.45%) Google
15 19 (0.45%) Rally
16 18 (0.42%) NetApp
17 17 (0.40%) Hyperion
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: Yesterday
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £620 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Robert Walters
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £120 to £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £001 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Excellent Day Rate + Expenses - 3-6 Months R
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 3 days ago