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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 439 364 317
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -47
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 223 292 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.68% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 197 201
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £294 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £22.14 £49.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.27% +312.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £22.50 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.69 £49.50 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £49.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-55.27% +312.50%

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
44690 43131 40985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.93% 79.27% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29627 27316 25903
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1233 1208
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -56 212 £425 - 50
London +13 108 £475 +12.42% 17
South East -28 42 £450 - 12
East of England +13 15 £413 -8.33% 2
City of London +21 14 £450 +1.12% 5
Berkshire -16 13 £244 -45.83% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £425 -
North East -38 11 £315 -42.85%
North West -40 11 £338 -19.40% 6
Tyne and Wear -40 11 £315 -44.12%
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 10 £315 -44.12%
Milton Keynes +6 9 £425 +13.33%
Essex +6 8 £425 -1.16%
Scotland -22 8 £350 -
West Midlands -26 8 £400 +15.94% 6
Surrey -7 7 £491 -0.50% 4
Manchester -23 7 £338 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +12 6 £375 -8.63% 3
Yorkshire 0 6 £425 -5.02% 1
Hertfordshire +7 5 £400 -6.97%
Leeds -4 5 £438 -6.91% 1
West Yorkshire -6 5 £425 -9.57% 1
Hampshire -10 5 £702 +64.21%
South West -23 5 £400 - 3
Edinburgh - 5 £325 -
Reading -3 4 £300 - 4
Devon +1 3 - -
Basingstoke -13 3 £702 -
Derbyshire +12 2 £438 +9.37%
Oxfordshire +8 2 £425 -32.00% 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 291 (62.99%) Project Management
2 254 (54.98%) PRINCE2
3 181 (39.18%) Finance
4 143 (30.95%) ITIL
5 131 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (24.68%) PMI Certification
7 111 (24.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 106 (22.94%) Microsoft
9 101 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 86 (18.61%) PMP
11 75 (16.23%) MS Project
12 70 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 69 (14.94%) Security Cleared
14 67 (14.50%) Degree
15 58 (12.55%) Change Management
16 54 (11.69%) Service Management
17 53 (11.47%) Management Information System
18 50 (10.82%) MS Office
18 50 (10.82%) Data Centre
19 49 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (10.39%) Windows
21 47 (10.17%) Service Delivery
21 47 (10.17%) Risk Management
22 45 (9.74%) SC Cleared
23 40 (8.66%) Programme Management
24 38 (8.23%) Banking
25 36 (7.79%) Retail
26 33 (7.14%) SDLC
27 32 (6.93%) Change Control
27 32 (6.93%) 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.16%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.95%) JBoss
4 9 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.73%) CICS
5 8 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.52%) CMS
7 6 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.65%) Confluence
9 3 (0.65%) IIS
10 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (16.23%) MS Project
2 70 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 50 (10.82%) MS Office
4 29 (6.28%) MS Visio
5 20 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (2.81%) AutoCAD
7 5 (1.08%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle FAH
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.30%) Primavera
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.43%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Sonata
5 1 (0.22%) Tercero
5 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.03%) Office 365
2 7 (1.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Google Play
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) iTunes
4 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.28%) LAN
2 16 (3.46%) VPN
3 15 (3.25%) Firewall
4 12 (2.60%) DNS
5 11 (2.38%) Internet
5 11 (2.38%) WAN
6 7 (1.52%) NetScaler
6 7 (1.52%) Skype
7 6 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.87%) HTTP
9 4 (0.87%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.87%) MPLS
9 4 (0.87%) SSH
9 4 (0.87%) SSL
9 4 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.87%) Wireless
10 3 (0.65%) 3G
10 3 (0.65%) 4G
10 3 (0.65%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.73%) DB2
3 6 (1.30%) Big Data
4 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) GIS
5 2 (0.43%) Ingres
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) DataStage
6 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.60%) JIRA
2 8 (1.73%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.73%) Subversion
3 7 (1.52%) StarTeam
4 5 (1.08%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.08%) MSI
4 5 (1.08%) WinDbg
5 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.22%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 181 (39.18%) Finance
2 38 (8.23%) Banking
3 36 (7.79%) Retail
4 31 (6.71%) Legal
5 25 (5.41%) Financial Institution
6 19 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.46%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.81%) Automotive
8 13 (2.81%) Billing
9 7 (1.52%) Advertising
10 6 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.08%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.08%) Back Office
11 5 (1.08%) French Language
11 5 (1.08%) Marketing
11 5 (1.08%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.87%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.65%) Front Office
13 3 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 226 (48.92%) Project Manager
2 44 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 38 (8.23%) Analyst
4 33 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 33 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 30 (6.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 24 (5.19%) Programme Manager
7 19 (4.11%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.46%) Architect
8 16 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
9 14 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 13 (2.81%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (2.60%) Technical Manager
11 12 (2.60%) Technical Project Manager
12 11 (2.38%) Administrator
13 10 (2.16%) Coordinator
13 10 (2.16%) Project Coordinator
13 10 (2.16%) Transformation Manager
14 8 (1.73%) Business Manager
14 8 (1.73%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.16%) Web Services
2 9 (1.95%) Leaflet
2 9 (1.95%) XML
3 8 (1.73%) EJB
3 8 (1.73%) Hibernate
3 8 (1.73%) J2EE
3 8 (1.73%) JMS
3 8 (1.73%) JSP
3 8 (1.73%) Servlets
3 8 (1.73%) Struts
3 8 (1.73%) WSDL
3 8 (1.73%) XSD
4 6 (1.30%) Middleware
5 3 (0.65%) CGI
5 3 (0.65%) Flash
6 2 (0.43%) .NET
6 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.43%) RESTful
6 2 (0.43%) SOAP
7 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.47%) Management Information System
2 50 (10.82%) Data Centre
3 49 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.93%) PMI
5 11 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.16%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.73%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (1.52%) Equities
9 7 (1.52%) FMCG
10 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.30%) NHS
11 5 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.87%) Economics
12 4 (0.87%) PKI
12 4 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.39%) Windows
2 23 (4.98%) Windows Server
3 19 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.08%) Linux
6 5 (1.08%) Solaris
6 5 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.87%) AIX
7 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.65%) Unix
9 1 (0.22%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (62.99%) Project Management
2 254 (54.98%) PRINCE2
3 143 (30.95%) ITIL
4 131 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (12.55%) Change Management
7 54 (11.69%) Service Management
8 47 (10.17%) Risk Management
8 47 (10.17%) Service Delivery
9 40 (8.66%) Programme Management
10 33 (7.14%) SDLC
11 32 (6.93%) Change Control
12 30 (6.49%) Business Analysis
13 29 (6.28%) Waterfall
14 28 (6.06%) Project Planning
15 25 (5.41%) Coaching
15 25 (5.41%) Logistics
15 25 (5.41%) Migration
16 24 (5.19%) Resource Management
17 21 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 18 (3.90%) SQL
3 11 (2.38%) C
3 11 (2.38%) Java
4 8 (1.73%) Assembly Language
4 8 (1.73%) COBOL
4 8 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.08%) VBScript
6 2 (0.43%) C#
7 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (24.68%) PMI Certification
2 111 (24.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 86 (18.61%) PMP
4 69 (14.94%) Security Cleared
5 67 (14.50%) Degree
6 45 (9.74%) SC Cleared
7 24 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (4.11%) CISSP
9 16 (3.46%) ISEB
9 16 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 15 (3.25%) CISM
11 13 (2.81%) APMP
12 10 (2.16%) BICSI Certification
12 10 (2.16%) BICSI RCDD
12 10 (2.16%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.95%) CISA
14 5 (1.08%) IISP
14 5 (1.08%) QiCA
14 5 (1.08%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.03%) SLA
2 9 (1.95%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.73%) COBIT
3 8 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.52%) QA
5 5 (1.08%) COSO
5 5 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.08%) GxP
6 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.87%) MiFID
6 4 (0.87%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.43%) P3O
9 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.22%) EMIR
9 1 (0.22%) FATCA
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 30 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.73%) XenApp
5 7 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.30%) vSphere
7 5 (1.08%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.65%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.22%) Squid
10 1 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (3.25%) SCCM
2 10 (2.16%) SCOM
3 7 (1.52%) WMI
4 5 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.08%) Perfmon
4 5 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (1.08%) WSUS
5 4 (0.87%) MOM
5 4 (0.87%) RSA Archer
5 4 (0.87%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.43%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.49%) VMware
3 26 (5.63%) Oracle
4 20 (4.33%) Cisco
4 20 (4.33%) SAP
5 19 (4.11%) Citrix
6 16 (3.46%) HP
7 15 (3.25%) IBM
8 13 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.16%) Symantec
10 9 (1.95%) Intel Security
11 8 (1.73%) Chordiant
11 8 (1.73%) Planview
12 7 (1.52%) Borland
12 7 (1.52%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.52%) Nokia
13 6 (1.30%) Altiris
13 6 (1.30%) JD Edwards
13 6 (1.30%) Juniper
13 6 (1.30%) Serena
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Excellent Day Rate + Expenses - 3-6 Months R
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £0000 - £1 per day + Great Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City. London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: 375-425 GBP/day negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago