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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 473 377 332
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -45
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 181 310 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 199 216
Median daily rate £425 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £596 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.69 £99.50 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.18% +222.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 - £15.75

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
44771 46893 44277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 80.29% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29557 30468 27430
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1273 1193
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +33.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -102 164 £457 +8.22% 41
London -42 94 £496 +10.27% 17
South East -17 20 £425 -5.55% 12
North West +10 11 £300 -14.28% 6
West Midlands -37 10 £388 -3.12% 2
South West -13 8 £295 -26.25% 1
East of England +6 7 £475 +30.13%
East Midlands -3 7 £365 -19.15% 2
Manchester -3 7 £375 +7.14% 3
Scotland +11 6 £313 -19.45%
Berkshire -8 6 £398 -11.66% 1
Cardiff +22 5 £375 +40.18%
Wales +16 5 £375 +15.38%
South Wales +15 5 £375 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £438 -5.40% 2
Edinburgh +5 5 £325 -8.45%
City of London +4 5 £521 -3.02% 4
Milton Keynes +13 4 £438 +19.86% 2
Hertfordshire +10 4 £475 -
Derbyshire 0 4 £370 -18.04%
Cheshire +11 3 £155 -54.07%
Swindon +6 3 £253 -50.61%
Surrey +4 3 £475 +4.10% 4
Wiltshire +1 3 £253 -37.65%
Derby -4 3 £365 -19.15%
Yorkshire -6 3 - - 1
Reading +8 2 £510 -2.85% 1
Basingstoke +7 2 - -
Gloucestershire +6 2 £475 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +4 2 - - 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 230 (57.79%) Project Management
2 225 (56.53%) PRINCE2
3 162 (40.70%) Finance
4 117 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (26.38%) ITIL
6 91 (22.86%) PMP
7 88 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (20.85%) Microsoft
9 80 (20.10%) PMI Certification
10 67 (16.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 54 (13.57%) MS Project
12 52 (13.07%) Change Management
13 51 (12.81%) Degree
14 46 (11.56%) MS Excel
15 45 (11.31%) Security Cleared
16 44 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (9.80%) Risk Management
18 38 (9.55%) Service Delivery
18 38 (9.55%) Programme Management
19 36 (9.05%) Scrum
20 35 (8.79%) Windows
20 35 (8.79%) MS Office
21 34 (8.54%) SC Cleared
21 34 (8.54%) Resource Management
22 32 (8.04%) Banking
23 31 (7.79%) Service Management
24 28 (7.04%) Management Information System
25 24 (6.03%) SharePoint
25 24 (6.03%) Data Centre
25 24 (6.03%) Waterfall

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 24 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.01%) CMS
3 4 (1.01%) Confluence
3 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (13.57%) MS Project
2 46 (11.56%) MS Excel
3 35 (8.79%) MS Office
4 13 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle FAH
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.50%) Primavera
5 1 (0.25%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Sonata
5 1 (0.25%) Tercero
5 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.27%) Office 365
2 7 (1.76%) SaaS
3 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.50%) Trello
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.25%) Google Play
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) iTunes
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.02%) WAN
2 13 (3.27%) LAN
3 10 (2.51%) Broadband
4 9 (2.26%) Internet
5 7 (1.76%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.76%) VPN
6 6 (1.51%) DNS
6 6 (1.51%) Firewall
6 6 (1.51%) IP Telephony
7 5 (1.26%) MPLS
7 5 (1.26%) SSL
8 4 (1.01%) HTTP
8 4 (1.01%) SSH
8 4 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.75%) 4G
9 3 (0.75%) ADSL
9 3 (0.75%) ISDN
9 3 (0.75%) PSTN
9 3 (0.75%) Skype
9 3 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.26%) MySQL
4 4 (1.01%) OLTP
5 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.50%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.25%) Ingres
6 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.52%) JIRA
2 6 (1.51%) StarTeam
3 5 (1.26%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.26%) MSI
3 5 (1.26%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.25%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 162 (40.70%) Finance
2 32 (8.04%) Banking
3 23 (5.78%) Retail
4 21 (5.28%) Legal
5 19 (4.77%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.52%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.01%) Automotive
8 8 (2.01%) Billing
9 7 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.76%) Marketing
10 6 (1.51%) Advertising
11 5 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.01%) Back Office
12 4 (1.01%) French Language
13 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.75%) Local Government
13 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.50%) Law
14 2 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (48.24%) Project Manager
2 39 (9.80%) Analyst
3 29 (7.29%) IT Manager
4 24 (6.03%) Infrastructure Manager
4 24 (6.03%) IT Project Manager
5 17 (4.27%) Business Analyst
5 17 (4.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 16 (4.02%) Architect
6 16 (4.02%) Programme Manager
7 15 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
8 14 (3.52%) Senior Manager
8 14 (3.52%) Senior Project Manager
9 12 (3.02%) Change Manager
9 12 (3.02%) Implementation Manager
9 12 (3.02%) Transition Manager
10 11 (2.76%) Coordinator
11 10 (2.51%) Digital Project Manager
11 10 (2.51%) Project Coordinator
12 9 (2.26%) Security Manager
12 9 (2.26%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.51%) Middleware
2 6 (1.51%) XML
3 5 (1.26%) CSS
3 5 (1.26%) HTML
4 4 (1.01%) SAML
5 2 (0.50%) CGI
5 2 (0.50%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.25%) LAMP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.25%) OSGi
6 1 (0.25%) RESTful
6 1 (0.25%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
6 1 (0.25%) Spring
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.52%) PMI
5 10 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.01%) NHS
6 8 (2.01%) PKI
7 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.26%) User Experience
7 5 (1.26%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.01%) Economics
8 4 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.75%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.75%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.75%) FMCG
9 3 (0.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.79%) Windows
2 11 (2.76%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.51%) Linux
4 9 (2.26%) Solaris
4 9 (2.26%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.51%) Unix
8 4 (1.01%) AIX
9 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (57.79%) Project Management
2 225 (56.53%) PRINCE2
3 117 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (26.38%) ITIL
5 88 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (13.07%) Change Management
7 39 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 38 (9.55%) Programme Management
8 38 (9.55%) Service Delivery
9 36 (9.05%) Scrum
10 34 (8.54%) Resource Management
11 31 (7.79%) Service Management
12 24 (6.03%) Waterfall
13 23 (5.78%) Business Analysis
14 22 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (5.53%) Migration
14 22 (5.53%) Project Planning
15 20 (5.03%) Change Control
16 18 (4.52%) E-Commerce
16 18 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.02%) C
1 12 (3.02%) SQL
2 10 (2.51%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.01%) Java
4 5 (1.26%) VBScript
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) Python
5 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (22.86%) PMP
2 80 (20.10%) PMI Certification
3 67 (16.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 51 (12.81%) Degree
5 45 (11.31%) Security Cleared
6 34 (8.54%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.78%) APMP
8 13 (3.27%) CISSP
8 13 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.76%) ISEB
10 10 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (2.26%) CISM
12 4 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.01%) CISA
12 4 (1.01%) MCSE
12 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.75%) CAPM
13 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.26%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) SLA
3 6 (1.51%) COBIT
3 6 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.01%) COSO
4 4 (1.01%) P3O
4 4 (1.01%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) FATCA
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (4.27%) Active Directory
1 17 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.26%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.75%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.75%) XenApp
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Squid
7 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (3.02%) SCCM
2 6 (1.51%) WMI
3 5 (1.26%) Perfmon
3 5 (1.26%) SCOM
3 5 (1.26%) WSUS
4 4 (1.01%) OpenView
4 4 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.75%) MOM
6 2 (0.50%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.50%) RSA Security Analytics
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 83 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.03%) VMware
3 17 (4.27%) Cisco
4 16 (4.02%) Oracle
5 15 (3.77%) Citrix
6 13 (3.27%) SAP
7 11 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.01%) HP
8 8 (2.01%) IBM
9 7 (1.76%) Intel Security
9 7 (1.76%) Planview
10 6 (1.51%) Altiris
10 6 (1.51%) Borland
11 5 (1.26%) BMC
11 5 (1.26%) Ericsson
11 5 (1.26%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.26%) Lumension
11 5 (1.26%) Serena
11 5 (1.26%) Symantec
12 4 (1.01%) Sun
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