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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 444 361 372
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 197 331 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 225 191
Median daily rate £420 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.69 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+21.99% +82.15%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -88 183 £438 +2.94% 30
London -37 91 £484 +7.55% 14
South East -18 29 £400 -13.51% 4
West Midlands -25 15 £332 -26.22% 3
Berkshire +7 13 £433 -3.88% 2
North West -5 12 £350 -6.66% 2
East Midlands -9 11 £378 -0.65% 1
Shropshire -16 10 £320 - 2
Telford - 10 £320 -
Reading +15 8 £470 +4.44%
East of England +1 8 £475 +37.68% 2
South West -3 8 £295 -21.33%
Yorkshire +11 7 £374 +6.85% 3
City of London +11 7 £484 +4.42% 3
Derbyshire +7 7 £370 +16.53%
Scotland +5 7 £320 -32.63%
Derby +4 7 £370 -9.75%
Manchester -14 6 £340 -35.23% 2
North East -21 6 £320 -8.57% 1
South Wales +26 5 £375 -3.22%
Cardiff +25 5 £375 +25.00%
Wales +21 5 £375 -3.22%
Hampshire +14 5 £320 -39.04%
West Yorkshire +6 5 £374 +15.07% 2
Hertfordshire -2 5 £475 +58.33%
Tyne and Wear -21 5 £320 -8.57%
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £275 -40.54% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 4 £320 -8.57%
Swindon +11 3 £253 -50.73%
Leeds +9 3 £420 -1.17% 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 233 (58.40%) Project Management
2 225 (56.39%) PRINCE2
3 149 (37.34%) Finance
4 113 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (28.07%) ITIL
6 90 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (21.55%) Microsoft
7 86 (21.55%) PMP
7 86 (21.55%) PMI Certification
8 62 (15.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 61 (15.29%) MS Project
10 56 (14.04%) MS Excel
11 53 (13.28%) Degree
12 48 (12.03%) Security Cleared
13 44 (11.03%) Change Management
14 43 (10.78%) Data Centre
15 38 (9.52%) Windows
16 37 (9.27%) Scrum
17 36 (9.02%) MS Office
18 35 (8.77%) Programme Management
18 35 (8.77%) Service Delivery
18 35 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (8.27%) SC Cleared
19 33 (8.27%) Resource Management
20 32 (8.02%) Banking
20 32 (8.02%) Waterfall
21 31 (7.77%) APMP
21 31 (7.77%) Risk Management
22 29 (7.27%) Service Management
23 26 (6.52%) Business Intelligence

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 19 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.00%) Confluence
4 3 (0.75%) CMS
4 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (15.29%) MS Project
2 56 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 36 (9.02%) MS Office
4 14 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle FAH
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.25%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Primavera
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Sonata
4 1 (0.25%) Tercero
4 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.76%) Office 365
2 6 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.25%) SaaS
4 3 (0.75%) IaaS
4 3 (0.75%) PaaS
5 2 (0.50%) Trello
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.76%) LAN
2 16 (4.01%) WAN
3 10 (2.51%) Broadband
4 9 (2.26%) Internet
4 9 (2.26%) VPN
5 8 (2.01%) Firewall
6 7 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 7 (1.75%) SSL
7 6 (1.50%) DNS
7 6 (1.50%) MPLS
8 5 (1.25%) HTTP
8 5 (1.25%) SSH
8 5 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.00%) ISDN
9 4 (1.00%) PSTN
9 4 (1.00%) VoIP
10 3 (0.75%) ADSL
10 3 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.26%) Data Mining
3 8 (2.01%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.75%) MySQL
5 6 (1.50%) OLTP
6 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.50%) GIS
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.25%) QlikView
7 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.76%) JIRA
2 4 (1.00%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.00%) MSI
2 4 (1.00%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.25%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 149 (37.34%) Finance
2 32 (8.02%) Banking
3 22 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.51%) Retail
5 14 (3.51%) Legal
6 12 (3.01%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.50%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.25%) Front Office
9 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.25%) Marketing
10 4 (1.00%) Back Office
10 4 (1.00%) Local Government
11 3 (0.75%) Advertising
11 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 2 (0.50%) Games
12 2 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 182 (45.61%) Project Manager
2 38 (9.52%) Analyst
3 29 (7.27%) IT Manager
4 26 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 25 (6.27%) IT Project Manager
6 21 (5.26%) Architect
7 19 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 19 (4.76%) Programme Manager
8 15 (3.76%) PMO Analyst
9 14 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.26%) Senior Manager
11 12 (3.01%) Change Manager
11 12 (3.01%) Coordinator
11 12 (3.01%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (3.01%) Transition Manager
12 11 (2.76%) Agile Project Manager
12 11 (2.76%) Implementation Manager
12 11 (2.76%) Project Coordinator
13 10 (2.51%) Digital Project Manager
13 10 (2.51%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.51%) Middleware
2 6 (1.50%) SAML
2 6 (1.50%) XML
3 5 (1.25%) CSS
3 5 (1.25%) HTML
4 3 (0.75%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.25%) .NET
5 1 (0.25%) JSON
5 1 (0.25%) JSR 170
5 1 (0.25%) LAMP
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.25%) OSGi
5 1 (0.25%) RESTful
5 1 (0.25%) Spring
5 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.01%) PMI
5 13 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.76%) PKI
7 9 (2.26%) NHS
8 7 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.25%) User Experience
10 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) FMCG
10 3 (0.75%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.50%) Telematics
11 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.50%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.52%) Windows
2 15 (3.76%) Linux
3 11 (2.76%) Solaris
3 11 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.51%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.25%) AIX
9 4 (1.00%) Unix
10 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.25%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (58.40%) Project Management
2 225 (56.39%) PRINCE2
3 113 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (28.07%) ITIL
5 90 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (11.03%) Change Management
7 37 (9.27%) Scrum
8 35 (8.77%) Programme Management
8 35 (8.77%) Service Delivery
9 33 (8.27%) Resource Management
10 32 (8.02%) Waterfall
11 31 (7.77%) Risk Management
12 29 (7.27%) Service Management
13 26 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.52%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.02%) Migration
15 21 (5.26%) SDLC
16 20 (5.01%) ERP
17 18 (4.51%) Business Analysis
18 17 (4.26%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.01%) SQL
2 10 (2.51%) Java
3 9 (2.26%) C
4 8 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.00%) VBScript
6 1 (0.25%) C#
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (21.55%) PMI Certification
1 86 (21.55%) PMP
2 62 (15.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 53 (13.28%) Degree
4 48 (12.03%) Security Cleared
5 33 (8.27%) SC Cleared
6 31 (7.77%) APMP
7 23 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (4.01%) CISSP
9 12 (3.01%) BICSI Certification
9 12 (3.01%) BICSI RCDD
9 12 (3.01%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.26%) CISM
10 9 (2.26%) ISEB
11 8 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.25%) GCIA
12 5 (1.25%) GCIH
12 5 (1.25%) MCSE
12 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.51%) QA
2 9 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.75%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.50%) COBIT
4 6 (1.50%) SLA
5 5 (1.25%) COSO
5 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.25%) SAS 70
6 4 (1.00%) P3O
7 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.25%) FATCA
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.25%) MiFID
8 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.00%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.75%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.50%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) Squid
7 1 (0.25%) UAG
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.01%) SCCM
2 7 (1.75%) MOM
3 6 (1.50%) OpenView
3 6 (1.50%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.00%) Perfmon
4 4 (1.00%) SCOM
4 4 (1.00%) WSUS
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.75%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (0.50%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.76%) VMware
3 21 (5.26%) Oracle
4 20 (5.01%) Cisco
5 14 (3.51%) Citrix
6 11 (2.76%) SAP
7 9 (2.26%) HP
8 8 (2.01%) IBM
9 7 (1.75%) BMC
9 7 (1.75%) Intel Security
9 7 (1.75%) Planview
10 6 (1.50%) Sun
11 5 (1.25%) Altiris
11 5 (1.25%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.00%) Avaya
12 4 (1.00%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.00%) Lumension
12 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.00%) Symantec
13 3 (0.75%) NetWitness
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northumberland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago