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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 60 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1589 2241 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.45% 4.43% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 5.44% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1547 1638
Median daily rate £425 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 30
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.60 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +16.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.99 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £45.15 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
38102 41163 39893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.78% 81.44% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25585 27074 26427
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1228 1132
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.15 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +23.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -33 581 £470 +4.44% 95
South East -8 318 £413 -1.78% 50
South West -1 153 £400 +6.66% 18
North West -10 139 £425 +12.58% 27
West Midlands -15 125 £390 -2.50% 17
North East +5 94 £450 +12.50% 8
East of England -7 92 £425 +3.65% 26
East Midlands -33 48 £420 +5.00% 9
Yorkshire -48 46 £406 +4.83% 20
Midlands -1 2 £538 +38.70% 1
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1894 (54.50%) Project Management
2 1129 (32.49%) Finance
3 1120 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
4 870 (25.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 859 (24.72%) ITIL
6 541 (15.57%) Microsoft
7 498 (14.33%) Security Cleared
8 483 (13.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 476 (13.70%) Change Management
10 443 (12.75%) MS Excel
11 415 (11.94%) PMP
12 413 (11.88%) MS Project
13 404 (11.63%) PMI Certification
14 375 (10.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 360 (10.36%) Programme Management
16 336 (9.67%) Migration
17 334 (9.61%) Degree
18 310 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
19 293 (8.43%) SC Cleared
20 283 (8.14%) Data Centre
21 273 (7.86%) Risk Management
22 258 (7.42%) Scrum
23 254 (7.31%) Banking
23 254 (7.31%) Waterfall
24 252 (7.25%) MS Office
25 249 (7.17%) Windows
26 237 (6.82%) Business Analysis
27 210 (6.04%) Service Management
28 209 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
29 208 (5.99%) PMI

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
1 205 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 34 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 30 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 27 (0.78%) CMS
6 23 (0.66%) IIS
7 22 (0.63%) Apache
8 21 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 19 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (0.46%) MS Project Server
11 14 (0.40%) Confluence
11 14 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.37%) SAS
13 11 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
14 10 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.26%) JBoss
16 8 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
18 6 (0.17%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 443 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 413 (11.88%) MS Project
3 252 (7.25%) MS Office
4 209 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 199 (5.73%) MS Visio
6 42 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.058%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.029%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
5 16 (0.46%) Primavera
6 15 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
11 7 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.17%) CA PPM
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.17%) SAP HR
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
13 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 4 (0.12%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 125 (3.60%) SaaS
2 121 (3.48%) Office 365
3 99 (2.85%) IaaS
4 87 (2.50%) PaaS
5 70 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.37%) HP Helion
9 9 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.20%) G Suite
11 5 (0.14%) Force.com
11 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.14%) Yammer
12 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.12%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.12%) Trello
12 4 (0.12%) Veeva
13 2 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.058%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (3.28%) LAN
2 112 (3.22%) WAN
3 81 (2.33%) Firewall
4 64 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
5 55 (1.58%) Internet
6 49 (1.41%) SAN
7 42 (1.21%) VoIP
8 35 (1.01%) Network Security
9 34 (0.98%) DNS
10 32 (0.92%) Intranet
11 31 (0.89%) MPLS
11 31 (0.89%) Wireless
12 29 (0.83%) Unified Communications
13 24 (0.69%) LTE
13 24 (0.69%) Skype
14 22 (0.63%) VPN
15 21 (0.60%) TCP/IP
15 21 (0.60%) VoLTE
16 20 (0.58%) DHCP
17 18 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 44 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (1.09%) NonStop SQL
4 25 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 25 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (0.60%) Big Data
6 14 (0.40%) GIS
7 13 (0.37%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (0.32%) MySQL
10 9 (0.26%) DB2
10 9 (0.26%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.26%) SAP HANA
11 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.20%) QlikView
12 7 (0.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 7 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (1.53%) JIRA
2 8 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (0.14%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.14%) CA Gen
4 5 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.12%) Log4j
5 4 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.086%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.058%) CasperJS
7 2 (0.058%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.058%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.058%) NUnit
7 2 (0.058%) Selenium
7 2 (0.058%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.058%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.058%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.058%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1129 (32.49%) Finance
2 254 (7.31%) Banking
3 199 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 184 (5.29%) Retail
5 92 (2.65%) Legal
6 73 (2.10%) Marketing
7 72 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 53 (1.53%) Law
9 43 (1.24%) Billing
10 42 (1.21%) Advertising
11 41 (1.18%) Automotive
12 39 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 39 (1.12%) Local Government
13 26 (0.75%) Front Office
14 23 (0.66%) French Language
14 23 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.55%) Publishing
15 19 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.43%) Back Office
16 15 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1700 (48.92%) Project Manager
2 416 (11.97%) Analyst
3 287 (8.26%) IT Manager
4 244 (7.02%) IT Project Manager
5 236 (6.79%) Business Analyst
6 218 (6.27%) Infrastructure Manager
7 196 (5.64%) Programme Manager
8 181 (5.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 171 (4.92%) Senior Manager
10 156 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
11 112 (3.22%) Architect
12 99 (2.85%) Technical Manager
13 88 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
14 82 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 81 (2.33%) Business Manager
15 81 (2.33%) PMO Analyst
16 80 (2.30%) Service Manager
17 79 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
18 74 (2.13%) Transformation Manager
19 73 (2.10%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (1.64%) .NET
2 54 (1.55%) Middleware
3 23 (0.66%) Web Services
4 17 (0.49%) XML
5 15 (0.43%) HTML
6 10 (0.29%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.26%) J2EE
7 9 (0.26%) REST
8 8 (0.23%) CSS
8 8 (0.23%) LAMP
8 8 (0.23%) Velocity
9 6 (0.17%) SAML
9 6 (0.17%) SOAP
10 5 (0.14%) COM
10 5 (0.14%) jQuery
10 5 (0.14%) XHTML
10 5 (0.14%) XSLT
11 4 (0.12%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (0.12%) WSDL
11 4 (0.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 310 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 283 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 208 (5.99%) PMI
4 194 (5.58%) Management Information System
5 64 (1.84%) NHS
6 46 (1.32%) User Experience
7 44 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (1.24%) Virtual Team
9 39 (1.12%) CESG
10 38 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
11 31 (0.89%) Clustering
11 31 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 29 (0.83%) Computer Science
13 22 (0.63%) Smart Meter
14 21 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
15 20 (0.58%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.55%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.55%) Life Science
17 18 (0.52%) EPoS
18 16 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 249 (7.17%) Windows
2 141 (4.06%) Linux
3 78 (2.24%) Windows Server
4 71 (2.04%) Unix
5 40 (1.15%) AIX
6 36 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 32 (0.92%) Windows XP
8 30 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.78%) Windows 2000
11 24 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 19 (0.55%) Solaris
14 16 (0.46%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.26%) Android
17 7 (0.20%) HPUX
17 7 (0.20%) MVS
18 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1894 (54.50%) Project Management
2 1120 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 870 (25.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 859 (24.72%) ITIL
5 476 (13.70%) Change Management
6 360 (10.36%) Programme Management
7 336 (9.67%) Migration
8 273 (7.86%) Risk Management
9 258 (7.42%) Scrum
10 254 (7.31%) Waterfall
11 237 (6.82%) Business Analysis
12 210 (6.04%) Service Management
13 202 (5.81%) Project Planning
14 196 (5.64%) PRINCE
15 188 (5.41%) SDLC
16 184 (5.29%) Change Control
17 170 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 165 (4.75%) Service Delivery
19 164 (4.72%) ITIL V3
20 136 (3.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 88 (2.53%) SQL
2 75 (2.16%) C
3 53 (1.53%) Java
4 29 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 22 (0.63%) C#
6 12 (0.35%) Python
7 8 (0.23%) C++
7 8 (0.23%) PHP
8 7 (0.20%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.17%) Perl
10 5 (0.14%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.14%) VB
11 4 (0.12%) ABAP
11 4 (0.12%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.12%) Ruby
11 4 (0.12%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.086%) R
12 3 (0.086%) VBA
13 1 (0.029%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.029%) VB6
Qualifications
1 498 (14.33%) Security Cleared
2 483 (13.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 415 (11.94%) PMP
4 404 (11.63%) PMI Certification
5 375 (10.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 334 (9.61%) Degree
7 293 (8.43%) SC Cleared
8 183 (5.27%) ISEB
9 171 (4.92%) DV Cleared
10 157 (4.52%) APMP
11 127 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
12 97 (2.79%) CISSP
13 59 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
14 56 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
15 54 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 38 (1.09%) CLAS
17 36 (1.04%) MCSE
18 32 (0.92%) CCNA
18 32 (0.92%) CISM
19 30 (0.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.25%) QA
2 96 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.67%) SLA
4 43 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 25 (0.72%) P3O
6 24 (0.69%) JSP 440
7 22 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.43%) COBIT
9 14 (0.40%) PMBOK
9 14 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.23%) MiFID
12 5 (0.14%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.086%) GxP
14 3 (0.086%) ISO27002
15 1 (0.029%) FISMA
15 1 (0.029%) NEBOSH
15 1 (0.029%) SEPA
System Software
1 106 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 76 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.69%) vSphere
4 17 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.20%) XenApp
8 6 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.14%) KVM
10 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.058%) Docker
11 2 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.058%) Snort
11 2 (0.058%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.058%) Xen
11 2 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (0.60%) SCCM
2 16 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 10 (0.29%) Puppet
5 7 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.17%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.17%) OpenView
7 5 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.12%) SCOM
8 4 (0.12%) vRealize
8 4 (0.12%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.086%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.086%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.058%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.058%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 2 (0.058%) WMI
Vendors
1 541 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 142 (4.09%) Cisco
3 136 (3.91%) Oracle
4 113 (3.25%) SAP
5 96 (2.76%) VMware
6 56 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 52 (1.50%) ServiceNow
8 48 (1.38%) Citrix
9 42 (1.21%) HP
10 39 (1.12%) Remedy
11 31 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 30 (0.86%) IBM
13 26 (0.75%) Ericsson
14 24 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (0.63%) Google
16 21 (0.60%) Juniper
17 18 (0.52%) NetApp
18 15 (0.43%) WorldPay
19 14 (0.40%) CA
19 14 (0.40%) EMC
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + negotiable d.o.e
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ripon, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Jarrow, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Jarrow, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
ISL
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + potential extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago