The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 479 391 305
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -86
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 179 279 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.61% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 184 218
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £279 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £23.50 £155.00 £23.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.83% +562.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £155.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.69 £155.00 £32.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £15.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44552 45498 42918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.95% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29465 29481 26581
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1209 1201
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PRINCE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE within the UK.

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE within the UK.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -84 160 £425 +1.49% 27
London -24 85 £475 +11.76% 11
South East -7 29 £438 -2.77% 4
West Midlands -30 11 £400 +2.56%
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £425 -8.10% 1
North West -8 10 £320 -23.58% 5
Berkshire -9 10 £300 -33.33% 1
Milton Keynes +17 8 £425 +11.47% 1
East Midlands -7 8 £365 -11.07% 1
City of London +29 7 £500 -2.43% 2
Scotland +8 7 £325 +25.00%
East of England +13 6 £375 -12.79% 2
Edinburgh +1 6 £325 +25.00%
South West -15 6 £400 - 3
Derbyshire +7 5 £375 -8.63%
Manchester -18 5 £363 -19.44% 3
Wales +12 4 £375 +15.38%
Cardiff +9 4 £375 +31.57%
Reading +7 4 £495 -5.71%
South Wales +4 4 £375 +15.38%
Derby +4 3 £365 -11.07%
Cheshire 0 3 £155 -52.30%
Hampshire -2 3 - -
Gloucestershire -2 3 £475 +58.33% 1
Surrey -8 3 £475 -9.52% 1
Hertfordshire +6 2 £388 -14.36% 1
Leeds +2 2 £450 - 1
Basingstoke +1 2 - -
Warwickshire 0 2 £400 +11.11%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £450 +5.88% 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 257 (61.48%) Project Management
2 230 (55.02%) PRINCE2
3 179 (42.82%) Finance
4 121 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (26.79%) ITIL
6 98 (23.44%) PMI Certification
7 95 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 93 (22.25%) PMP
9 90 (21.53%) Microsoft
10 85 (20.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 71 (16.99%) MS Project
12 56 (13.40%) Change Management
13 55 (13.16%) Degree
14 51 (12.20%) Security Cleared
15 47 (11.24%) MS Excel
16 44 (10.53%) Service Management
17 43 (10.29%) Risk Management
18 41 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (9.09%) Service Delivery
19 38 (9.09%) Programme Management
20 37 (8.85%) Management Information System
20 37 (8.85%) MS Office
20 37 (8.85%) SC Cleared
21 36 (8.61%) Banking
22 34 (8.13%) Data Centre
23 33 (7.89%) Resource Management
24 32 (7.66%) Windows
25 31 (7.42%) SDLC
26 29 (6.94%) Retail
27 28 (6.70%) PMI

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.15%) JBoss
2 9 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.91%) CICS
3 8 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.67%) CMS
5 5 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.20%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.72%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (16.99%) MS Project
2 47 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 37 (8.85%) MS Office
4 14 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.96%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.72%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle FAH
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.48%) Primavera
5 1 (0.24%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Sonata
5 1 (0.24%) Tercero
5 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.39%) Office 365
2 9 (2.15%) SaaS
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.24%) Google Play
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) iTunes
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.31%) LAN
2 15 (3.59%) WAN
3 12 (2.87%) VPN
4 10 (2.39%) Firewall
5 7 (1.67%) DNS
6 6 (1.44%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.44%) Internet
6 6 (1.44%) IP Telephony
6 6 (1.44%) Skype
7 5 (1.20%) Broadband
7 5 (1.20%) MPLS
8 4 (0.96%) HTTP
8 4 (0.96%) SSH
8 4 (0.96%) SSL
8 4 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.72%) 4G
9 3 (0.72%) ADSL
9 3 (0.72%) VoIP
10 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.91%) DB2
2 8 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.20%) Big Data
4 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.48%) GIS
5 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.24%) DataStage
5 1 (0.24%) Ingres
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) QlikView
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.35%) JIRA
2 8 (1.91%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.91%) Subversion
3 6 (1.44%) StarTeam
4 5 (1.20%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.20%) MSI
4 5 (1.20%) WinDbg
5 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.24%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 179 (42.82%) Finance
2 36 (8.61%) Banking
3 29 (6.94%) Retail
4 27 (6.46%) Legal
5 18 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.35%) Financial Institution
8 13 (3.11%) Billing
9 12 (2.87%) Automotive
10 7 (1.67%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.44%) Marketing
11 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.20%) Advertising
12 5 (1.20%) French Language
12 5 (1.20%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.96%) Back Office
13 4 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.72%) Front Office
14 3 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 207 (49.52%) Project Manager
2 42 (10.05%) Analyst
3 36 (8.61%) IT Manager
4 30 (7.18%) IT Project Manager
5 26 (6.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 19 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 17 (4.07%) Architect
8 16 (3.83%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.83%) Programme Manager
9 15 (3.59%) PMO Analyst
10 13 (3.11%) Implementation Manager
10 13 (3.11%) Senior Manager
11 12 (2.87%) Senior Project Manager
12 11 (2.63%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
12 11 (2.63%) Transformation Manager
13 10 (2.39%) Security Manager
13 10 (2.39%) Security Project Manager
13 10 (2.39%) Transition Manager
14 9 (2.15%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.39%) XML
2 9 (2.15%) Web Services
3 8 (1.91%) EJB
3 8 (1.91%) Hibernate
3 8 (1.91%) J2EE
3 8 (1.91%) JMS
3 8 (1.91%) JSP
3 8 (1.91%) Middleware
3 8 (1.91%) Servlets
3 8 (1.91%) Struts
3 8 (1.91%) WSDL
3 8 (1.91%) XSD
4 3 (0.72%) Flash
4 3 (0.72%) Leaflet
5 2 (0.48%) CGI
5 2 (0.48%) RESTful
6 1 (0.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
6 1 (0.24%) HTML
6 1 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 34 (8.13%) Data Centre
4 28 (6.70%) PMI
5 11 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.39%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.91%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.67%) FMCG
9 5 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.20%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.20%) NHS
9 5 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.96%) Economics
10 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.96%) Equities
10 4 (0.96%) PKI
10 4 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.66%) Windows
2 11 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.20%) Linux
6 5 (1.20%) Solaris
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.96%) AIX
7 4 (0.96%) Unix
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (61.48%) Project Management
2 230 (55.02%) PRINCE2
3 121 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (26.79%) ITIL
5 95 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (13.40%) Change Management
7 44 (10.53%) Service Management
8 43 (10.29%) Risk Management
9 38 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 38 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 33 (7.89%) Resource Management
11 31 (7.42%) SDLC
12 28 (6.70%) Scrum
12 28 (6.70%) Waterfall
13 27 (6.46%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.22%) Logistics
15 25 (5.98%) Migration
15 25 (5.98%) Project Planning
16 22 (5.26%) Change Control
17 21 (5.02%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.31%) SQL
2 12 (2.87%) Java
2 12 (2.87%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.63%) C
4 8 (1.91%) Assembly Language
4 8 (1.91%) COBOL
4 8 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.20%) VBScript
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (23.44%) PMI Certification
2 93 (22.25%) PMP
3 85 (20.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 55 (13.16%) Degree
5 51 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 37 (8.85%) SC Cleared
7 22 (5.26%) APMP
8 18 (4.31%) CISSP
9 17 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (3.35%) CISM
12 13 (3.11%) ISEB
13 8 (1.91%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.67%) CISA
15 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.20%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
17 3 (0.72%) MCSE
17 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.72%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.15%) SLA
3 7 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.67%) QA
4 6 (1.44%) COBIT
4 6 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.20%) GxP
6 4 (0.96%) COSO
6 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.96%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.72%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.72%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.48%) MiFID
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) FATCA
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.24%) P3O
9 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.20%) BitLocker
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.72%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.72%) XenApp
6 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) Squid
7 1 (0.24%) UAG
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.39%) SCCM
2 6 (1.44%) WMI
3 5 (1.20%) Perfmon
3 5 (1.20%) SCOM
3 5 (1.20%) WSUS
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.72%) MOM
4 3 (0.72%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.48%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.48%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.50%) Oracle
3 17 (4.07%) VMware
4 16 (3.83%) Cisco
4 16 (3.83%) SAP
5 15 (3.59%) Citrix
5 15 (3.59%) IBM
6 11 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.15%) HP
8 8 (1.91%) Chordiant
8 8 (1.91%) Planview
9 7 (1.67%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.44%) Altiris
10 6 (1.44%) Borland
10 6 (1.44%) JD Edwards
10 6 (1.44%) Symantec
11 5 (1.20%) Ericsson
11 5 (1.20%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.20%) Serena
11 5 (1.20%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £425 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago