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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 39 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2136 2236 2280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.53% 4.75% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 6.10% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1554 1437
Average daily rate £415 £420 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £17.50 £22.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.58 £47.44 £122.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
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 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +2 851 £463 +2.77% 209
South East -6 439 £400 - 96
South West +6 196 £375 -18.47% 32
West Midlands +5 152 £425 +6.25% 34
North West -13 149 £375 -6.25% 62
East of England -3 108 £425 - 31
East Midlands +5 105 £405 +15.71% 30
Yorkshire -33 102 £375 -6.25% 40
North East -18 29 £375 -6.25% 7
Midlands +3 6 £275 -42.10%
South Coast -1 2 - -
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 2470 (55.86%) Project Management
2 1365 (30.87%) Finance
3 1139 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1006 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 902 (20.40%) ITIL
6 781 (17.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 696 (15.74%) PMI Certification
8 601 (13.59%) MS Project
9 572 (12.94%) Security Cleared
10 559 (12.64%) MS Excel
11 545 (12.32%) Microsoft
12 505 (11.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 498 (11.26%) PMP
14 438 (9.91%) Change Management
15 419 (9.48%) Migration
16 391 (8.84%) Programme Management
17 385 (8.71%) SC Cleared
18 368 (8.32%) Degree
19 342 (7.73%) Risk Management
20 339 (7.67%) Waterfall
21 337 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
22 332 (7.51%) MS Office
23 326 (7.37%) Banking
24 309 (6.99%) PMI
25 301 (6.81%) Project Planning
26 292 (6.60%) Business Analysis
27 284 (6.42%) PRINCE
28 282 (6.38%) Scrum
29 276 (6.24%) Telecoms
30 261 (5.90%) Windows

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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
1 211 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.31%) CMS
3 40 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 24 (0.54%) Confluence
5 23 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 21 (0.47%) MS Project Server
7 20 (0.45%) IIS
8 14 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.20%) JBoss
10 9 (0.20%) SAS
10 9 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.11%) TPMS
14 4 (0.090%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 601 (13.59%) MS Project
2 559 (12.64%) MS Excel
3 332 (7.51%) MS Office
4 214 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 214 (4.84%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.068%) Maya
8 2 (0.045%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.045%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.023%) Revit
9 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 26 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
4 23 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.27%) SAP BPC
9 11 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.25%) Primavera
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.20%) Sonata
10 9 (0.20%) Tercero
11 7 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.14%) SAP FI
12 6 (0.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 105 (2.37%) Office 365
2 38 (0.86%) SaaS
3 34 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.50%) IaaS
5 17 (0.38%) PaaS
6 15 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.090%) Force.com
9 4 (0.090%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.090%) Silverpop
10 3 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.068%) IBM PureFlex
11 2 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.045%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.023%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.023%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.023%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.023%) Trello
12 1 (0.023%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 136 (3.08%) WAN
2 117 (2.65%) LAN
3 78 (1.76%) Firewall
4 57 (1.29%) VPN
5 48 (1.09%) SAN
6 42 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 40 (0.90%) Internet
7 40 (0.90%) VoIP
8 35 (0.79%) DNS
9 32 (0.72%) Network Security
10 30 (0.68%) MPLS
11 27 (0.61%) Wireless
12 25 (0.57%) Intranet
13 20 (0.45%) TCP/IP
14 19 (0.43%) Unified Communications
15 17 (0.38%) Skype
16 15 (0.34%) 4G
16 15 (0.34%) Broadband
16 15 (0.34%) SSL
17 14 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 81 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (0.59%) Big Data
4 26 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 26 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 20 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (0.45%) QlikView
7 18 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 14 (0.32%) GIS
9 10 (0.23%) MS Access
9 10 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.23%) SAP HANA
9 10 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.18%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.18%) MySQL
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 90 (2.04%) JIRA
2 12 (0.27%) HP UFT
2 12 (0.27%) Selenium
3 6 (0.14%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.11%) Rational Rose
4 5 (0.11%) StarTeam
4 5 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.090%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.090%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.090%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.090%) Subversion
5 4 (0.090%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.068%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.068%) Introscope
6 3 (0.068%) JProfiler
6 3 (0.068%) PVCS
6 3 (0.068%) Toad
7 2 (0.045%) git-flow
7 2 (0.045%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.045%) WatiN
General
1 1365 (30.87%) Finance
2 326 (7.37%) Banking
3 276 (6.24%) Telecoms
4 197 (4.45%) Retail
5 131 (2.96%) Legal
6 121 (2.74%) Marketing
7 116 (2.62%) Law
8 106 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 92 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 63 (1.42%) Local Government
11 55 (1.24%) Advertising
12 52 (1.18%) Publishing
13 51 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 50 (1.13%) Front Office
15 48 (1.09%) Billing
16 45 (1.02%) Back Office
17 39 (0.88%) Electronics
18 38 (0.86%) Automotive
19 29 (0.66%) Financial Institution
20 20 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2502 (56.58%) Project Manager
2 556 (12.57%) Analyst
3 369 (8.34%) IT Manager
4 314 (7.10%) IT Project Manager
5 301 (6.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 300 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 278 (6.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 271 (6.13%) Senior Manager
9 248 (5.61%) Senior Project Manager
10 212 (4.79%) Programme Manager
11 169 (3.82%) Technical Manager
12 143 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
13 134 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 115 (2.60%) Coordinator
15 107 (2.42%) Business Manager
16 105 (2.37%) Service Manager
17 101 (2.28%) Delivery Manager
18 94 (2.13%) Architect
18 94 (2.13%) Digital Project Manager
19 92 (2.08%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (1.36%) .NET
2 38 (0.86%) Web Services
3 29 (0.66%) HTML
4 28 (0.63%) Middleware
5 24 (0.54%) CSS
6 20 (0.45%) XML
7 19 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.25%) jQuery
9 9 (0.20%) MSMQ
10 8 (0.18%) J2EE
10 8 (0.18%) SOAP
10 8 (0.18%) Struts
11 7 (0.16%) JMS
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.16%) REST
11 7 (0.16%) Spring
12 6 (0.14%) HTML5
12 6 (0.14%) Velocity
13 5 (0.11%) Leaflet
13 5 (0.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 337 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 309 (6.99%) PMI
3 245 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 167 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 158 (3.57%) NHS
6 43 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 31 (0.70%) User Experience
8 30 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 28 (0.63%) Smart Meter
10 26 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 25 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 23 (0.52%) Derivative
12 23 (0.52%) FMCG
13 22 (0.50%) Equities
14 19 (0.43%) Mobile App
15 18 (0.41%) Data Integration
16 16 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 16 (0.36%) Life Science
16 16 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 261 (5.90%) Windows
2 99 (2.24%) Windows Server
3 76 (1.72%) Linux
4 45 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 35 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.70%) Solaris
8 30 (0.68%) Unix
9 27 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.38%) AIX
12 16 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.23%) Android
13 10 (0.23%) pSOS
13 10 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.18%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.16%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.045%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2470 (55.86%) Project Management
2 1139 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1006 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 902 (20.40%) ITIL
5 438 (9.91%) Change Management
6 419 (9.48%) Migration
7 391 (8.84%) Programme Management
8 342 (7.73%) Risk Management
9 339 (7.67%) Waterfall
10 301 (6.81%) Project Planning
11 292 (6.60%) Business Analysis
12 284 (6.42%) PRINCE
13 282 (6.38%) Scrum
14 239 (5.40%) Change Control
15 214 (4.84%) SDLC
16 211 (4.77%) Service Delivery
17 195 (4.41%) Service Management
18 176 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
19 163 (3.69%) ITIL V3
20 161 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 164 (3.71%) SQL
2 85 (1.92%) C
3 52 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 41 (0.93%) Java
5 35 (0.79%) Python
6 32 (0.72%) C++
7 20 (0.45%) C#
8 18 (0.41%) VB
9 16 (0.36%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.18%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.11%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.11%) Korn
12 5 (0.11%) PHP
12 5 (0.11%) R
12 5 (0.11%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.068%) COBOL
13 3 (0.068%) VB6
13 3 (0.068%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 781 (17.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 696 (15.74%) PMI Certification
3 572 (12.94%) Security Cleared
4 505 (11.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 498 (11.26%) PMP
6 385 (8.71%) SC Cleared
7 368 (8.32%) Degree
8 227 (5.13%) APMP
9 199 (4.50%) ISEB
10 180 (4.07%) DV Cleared
11 115 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
12 43 (0.97%) CISSP
13 40 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (0.77%) CCNA
14 34 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (0.63%) HND
16 27 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
16 27 (0.61%) HNC
16 27 (0.61%) ISTQB
17 26 (0.59%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (3.14%) QA
2 72 (1.63%) SLA
3 53 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 53 (1.20%) P3O
4 50 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 41 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.86%) JSP 440
7 32 (0.72%) PMBOK
8 22 (0.50%) COBIT
8 22 (0.50%) SEPA
9 20 (0.45%) MiFID
10 19 (0.43%) PCI DSS
11 17 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.36%) ISO 9001
13 14 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.23%) EMIR
15 9 (0.20%) GxP
16 7 (0.16%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.16%) ISO22301
17 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 89 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.29%) vSphere
5 11 (0.25%) XenApp
6 9 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 8 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.16%) NFS
8 7 (0.16%) Samba
8 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.090%) Firmware
9 4 (0.090%) KVM
9 4 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.090%) XenServer
10 2 (0.045%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.023%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.023%) IAG
11 1 (0.023%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.023%) UAG
11 1 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (0.70%) SCCM
2 7 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.16%) SCOM
3 5 (0.11%) FortiGate
3 5 (0.11%) Puppet
3 5 (0.11%) WMI
4 4 (0.090%) Ansible
4 4 (0.090%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.090%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.090%) Nagios
4 4 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.090%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.068%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.068%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.068%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.068%) nmon
6 2 (0.045%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.045%) DameWare
6 2 (0.045%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.045%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 545 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 244 (5.52%) Oracle
3 205 (4.64%) SAP
4 119 (2.69%) Cisco
5 108 (2.44%) VMware
6 66 (1.49%) Citrix
7 53 (1.20%) IBM
8 40 (0.90%) HP
9 38 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (0.81%) CheckPoint
10 36 (0.81%) NetApp
11 26 (0.59%) Remedy
12 25 (0.57%) Informatica
13 23 (0.52%) Cognos
13 23 (0.52%) EMC
14 22 (0.50%) Google
15 20 (0.45%) Red Hat
16 17 (0.38%) BT
16 17 (0.38%) Rally
17 16 (0.36%) Adobe
Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £615 - £715 per day
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Salt
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ConSol Partners
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £433 - £533 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Salary: c.£50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.0 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago