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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 54 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1909 2586 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.80% 4.96% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 6.16% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1300 1812 1542
Median daily rate £425 £413 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £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 44 24 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £18.95 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.36 £125.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-18.72% +6.79%
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
41718 41986 39745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.12% 80.50% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27767 27817 25061
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1132 1107
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 August 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 30 August 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 -23 818 £475 +11.76% 124
South East -14 335 £400 -4.76% 56
West Midlands -15 165 £400 - 38
South West -9 138 £436 +8.87% 24
North West -20 126 £400 -3.03% 27
Yorkshire -17 111 £400 - 29
East of England +1 109 £425 +1.79% 23
East Midlands -5 61 £400 +14.28% 11
North East -34 33 £490 +22.50% 2
Midlands -6 5 £450 - 1
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 2207 (56.11%) Project Management
2 1281 (32.57%) Finance
3 1125 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
4 1000 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 866 (22.02%) ITIL
6 555 (14.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 533 (13.55%) Microsoft
8 503 (12.79%) Security Cleared
9 500 (12.71%) PMI Certification
10 453 (11.52%) MS Project
11 452 (11.49%) PMP
12 441 (11.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 433 (11.01%) MS Excel
14 420 (10.68%) Change Management
15 404 (10.27%) Programme Management
16 376 (9.56%) Degree
17 327 (8.31%) SC Cleared
18 323 (8.21%) Migration
19 301 (7.65%) Business Analysis
20 296 (7.53%) PMI
21 294 (7.48%) Data Centre
22 289 (7.35%) Waterfall
23 282 (7.17%) Scrum
24 280 (7.12%) MS Office
25 273 (6.94%) Banking
26 269 (6.84%) Telecoms
27 261 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
28 256 (6.51%) Risk Management
29 226 (5.75%) Project Planning
30 225 (5.72%) Windows

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
1 186 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 39 (0.99%) Skype for Business
3 38 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 33 (0.84%) CMS
5 28 (0.71%) MS Project Server
6 25 (0.64%) Apache
7 23 (0.58%) Confluence
7 23 (0.58%) IIS
8 19 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.28%) JBoss
14 9 (0.23%) SAS
14 9 (0.23%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.13%) IBM Notes
18 4 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 453 (11.52%) MS Project
2 433 (11.01%) MS Excel
3 280 (7.12%) MS Office
4 167 (4.25%) MS Visio
5 150 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 41 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.076%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.051%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
5 18 (0.46%) SAP ERP
6 14 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.28%) Primavera
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
10 9 (0.23%) CA PPM
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.13%) SAP HR
14 4 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 140 (3.56%) Office 365
2 95 (2.42%) SaaS
3 54 (1.37%) IaaS
4 52 (1.32%) PaaS
5 46 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.23%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.18%) Yammer
10 6 (0.15%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.13%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.13%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.10%) Force.com
13 3 (0.076%) Trello
14 2 (0.051%) iPaaS
15 1 (0.025%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.025%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.025%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.90%) WAN
2 100 (2.54%) LAN
3 86 (2.19%) Firewall
4 59 (1.50%) Internet
4 59 (1.50%) SAN
5 51 (1.30%) Network Security
5 51 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 38 (0.97%) DNS
7 37 (0.94%) MPLS
8 34 (0.86%) Skype
9 32 (0.81%) Wireless
10 31 (0.79%) VPN
11 30 (0.76%) Intranet
12 29 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 26 (0.66%) VoIP
14 24 (0.61%) IP Telephony
14 24 (0.61%) LTE
15 22 (0.56%) Extranet
15 22 (0.56%) SSL
15 22 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 59 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
4 24 (0.61%) MySQL
5 22 (0.56%) Big Data
6 21 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 16 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (0.28%) GIS
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.25%) SAP HANA
11 9 (0.23%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.20%) DB2
12 8 (0.20%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.18%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (2.01%) JIRA
2 6 (0.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.13%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.10%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.076%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (0.076%) CaliberRM
5 3 (0.076%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.076%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.076%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.076%) RequisitePro
5 3 (0.076%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.051%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.051%) Selenium
6 2 (0.051%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.025%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.025%) Toad
General
1 1281 (32.57%) Finance
2 273 (6.94%) Banking
3 269 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 221 (5.62%) Retail
5 111 (2.82%) Legal
6 91 (2.31%) Marketing
7 89 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 70 (1.78%) Law
9 48 (1.22%) Local Government
10 44 (1.12%) Billing
11 43 (1.09%) Advertising
12 38 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 31 (0.79%) Automotive
14 30 (0.76%) Publishing
15 29 (0.74%) Back Office
16 28 (0.71%) Front Office
17 26 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.56%) Electronics
19 19 (0.48%) French Language
19 19 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2019 (51.33%) Project Manager
2 440 (11.19%) Analyst
3 351 (8.92%) IT Manager
4 303 (7.70%) IT Project Manager
5 272 (6.92%) Business Analyst
5 272 (6.92%) Infrastructure Manager
6 235 (5.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 229 (5.82%) Programme Manager
8 219 (5.57%) Senior Manager
9 197 (5.01%) Senior Project Manager
10 155 (3.94%) Architect
11 149 (3.79%) Security Manager
12 129 (3.28%) Security Project Manager
13 121 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
14 114 (2.90%) Coordinator
15 111 (2.82%) Technical Manager
16 98 (2.49%) Service Manager
17 93 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
18 90 (2.29%) Consultant
18 90 (2.29%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (2.06%) Middleware
2 65 (1.65%) .NET
3 30 (0.76%) Web Services
4 23 (0.58%) HTML
5 20 (0.51%) CSS
5 20 (0.51%) XML
6 18 (0.46%) LAMP
7 14 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 13 (0.33%) J2EE
9 11 (0.28%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.23%) JSP
11 6 (0.15%) jQuery
11 6 (0.15%) XHTML
12 5 (0.13%) COM
12 5 (0.13%) Web Services Management
12 5 (0.13%) XSLT
13 4 (0.10%) SAML
13 4 (0.10%) SOAP
13 4 (0.10%) Spring
13 4 (0.10%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 296 (7.53%) PMI
2 294 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 261 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 158 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 88 (2.24%) NHS
6 56 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 39 (0.99%) User Experience
8 38 (0.97%) CESG
9 36 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
10 35 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 32 (0.81%) PKI
12 31 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 31 (0.79%) Smart Meter
13 27 (0.69%) Driving Licence
14 25 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
16 21 (0.53%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.48%) Cryptography
17 19 (0.48%) FMCG
17 19 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 225 (5.72%) Windows
2 110 (2.80%) Linux
3 72 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 60 (1.53%) Unix
5 35 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.31%) Android
12 12 (0.31%) Solaris
13 11 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.25%) AIX
15 9 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.20%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.18%) SUSE
18 6 (0.15%) CentOS
19 5 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2207 (56.11%) Project Management
2 1125 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1000 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 866 (22.02%) ITIL
5 420 (10.68%) Change Management
6 404 (10.27%) Programme Management
7 323 (8.21%) Migration
8 301 (7.65%) Business Analysis
9 289 (7.35%) Waterfall
10 282 (7.17%) Scrum
11 256 (6.51%) Risk Management
12 226 (5.75%) Project Planning
13 214 (5.44%) Change Control
14 203 (5.16%) PRINCE
14 203 (5.16%) Service Delivery
15 200 (5.09%) Service Management
16 198 (5.03%) SDLC
17 178 (4.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 161 (4.09%) ITIL V3
19 158 (4.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 105 (2.67%) SQL
2 69 (1.75%) C
3 63 (1.60%) JavaScript
4 61 (1.55%) Java
5 41 (1.04%) Python
6 32 (0.81%) C++
7 26 (0.66%) PHP
8 25 (0.64%) C#
9 13 (0.33%) PowerShell
10 12 (0.31%) VB
11 8 (0.20%) Ruby
12 7 (0.18%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.15%) Perl
13 6 (0.15%) R
13 6 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.15%) VBA
14 5 (0.13%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.10%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.10%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.076%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 555 (14.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 503 (12.79%) Security Cleared
3 500 (12.71%) PMI Certification
4 452 (11.49%) PMP
5 441 (11.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 376 (9.56%) Degree
7 327 (8.31%) SC Cleared
8 194 (4.93%) ISEB
9 156 (3.97%) APMP
10 135 (3.43%) DV Cleared
11 118 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
12 116 (2.95%) CISSP
13 58 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
14 54 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 51 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 49 (1.25%) CISM
17 43 (1.09%) CLAS
18 33 (0.84%) CCNA
19 32 (0.81%) CISA
20 28 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (3.03%) QA
3 46 (1.17%) SLA
4 41 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 35 (0.89%) COBIT
6 27 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.69%) PMBOK
7 21 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 21 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 19 (0.48%) P3O
9 18 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 15 (0.38%) JSP 440
11 11 (0.28%) MiFID
12 8 (0.20%) SEPA
13 6 (0.15%) FATCA
14 5 (0.13%) ISO27005
15 4 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
15 4 (0.10%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 117 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 78 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.51%) XenApp
4 18 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.38%) vSphere
6 14 (0.36%) UAG
7 11 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.10%) NDS
11 4 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 4 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.051%) Docker
13 2 (0.051%) KVM
13 2 (0.051%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 31 (0.79%) SCCM
2 29 (0.74%) Puppet
3 22 (0.56%) SCOM
4 19 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (0.20%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (0.18%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.13%) OpenView
10 5 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.13%) WMI
11 4 (0.10%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.10%) vRealize
11 4 (0.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 533 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 146 (3.71%) Oracle
3 144 (3.66%) SAP
4 143 (3.64%) Cisco
5 106 (2.70%) VMware
6 74 (1.88%) Citrix
7 71 (1.81%) HP
8 52 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 42 (1.07%) IBM
10 39 (0.99%) ServiceNow
11 35 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 24 (0.61%) Juniper
14 21 (0.53%) Ericsson
14 21 (0.53%) Remedy
14 21 (0.53%) Symantec
15 19 (0.48%) EMC
16 18 (0.46%) BT
17 16 (0.41%) Amdocs
17 16 (0.41%) NetApp
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