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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
UK
Rank 437 387 327
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -60
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 161 249 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.59% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 153 230
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.34 £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.65% -19.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-41.65% -19.19%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -43 152 £425 +6.25% 30
London -25 54 £463 +2.77% 10
South East +9 35 £430 +7.50% 4
South West -3 26 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands +4 13 £330 -20.48% 3
Gloucestershire +11 12 £400 +15.94%
East of England +2 9 £475 +15.15% 1
Surrey +16 7 £413 +7.14% 2
Berkshire +15 6 £200 -50.00% 1
Hampshire +9 6 £475 +56.37% 1
North West +8 6 £360 +0.69% 8
Bristol -2 6 £420 -21.86%
South Wales +22 5 £325 -23.52%
Wales +12 5 £325 -3.91%
Milton Keynes +9 5 £475 +13.09%
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £600 +45.45%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £475 +21.79%
Cardiff - 5 £325 -
Scotland +21 4 £480 -10.69%
Birmingham +2 4 £325 -3.70% 1
Warwickshire +1 4 £513 -4.65%
Oxfordshire -3 4 £444 -11.25%
City of London -8 4 £750 +46.34% 2
Wiltshire -13 4 £446 +27.50%
Kent - 4 £425 -
Cheshire +18 3 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +4 3 £425 +6.25%
Midlands +3 3 £390 -25.71%
Guildford 0 3 £375 -34.21% 1
Coventry - 3 £265 -

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 217 (63.45%) PRINCE2
2 191 (55.85%) Project Management
3 133 (38.89%) Finance
4 126 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (25.73%) ITIL
6 81 (23.68%) PMI Certification
7 72 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 71 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (19.59%) Security Cleared
10 64 (18.71%) PMP
11 63 (18.42%) MS Excel
12 59 (17.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 54 (15.79%) Degree
14 48 (14.04%) Data Centre
15 46 (13.45%) MS Project
16 44 (12.87%) Change Management
17 43 (12.57%) SC Cleared
18 40 (11.70%) Management Information System
18 40 (11.70%) Risk Management
19 39 (11.40%) Migration
20 36 (10.53%) Windows
21 35 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (9.94%) PMI
22 34 (9.94%) Scrum
23 32 (9.36%) Banking
23 32 (9.36%) SDLC
24 29 (8.48%) DV Cleared
25 27 (7.89%) Programme Management
26 26 (7.60%) Waterfall
27 25 (7.31%) Linux

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 15 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.34%) CMS
3 6 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.88%) Documentum
4 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.58%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.58%) JBoss
5 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.29%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 63 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 46 (13.45%) MS Project
3 25 (7.31%) MS Office
4 19 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (4.09%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.17%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.58%) Maximo
2 2 (0.58%) OPENHousing
2 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.29%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.80%) Office 365
2 8 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.46%) IaaS
5 3 (0.88%) PaaS
5 3 (0.88%) SaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.29%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.43%) LAN
2 12 (3.51%) Firewall
3 8 (2.34%) Intranet
4 7 (2.05%) WAN
5 5 (1.46%) VPN
6 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.88%) Network Security
7 3 (0.88%) Skype
7 3 (0.88%) SSL
7 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.88%) WLAN
8 2 (0.58%) DNS
8 2 (0.58%) HTTP
8 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.58%) ISDN
8 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.58%) PSTN
8 2 (0.58%) SAN
8 2 (0.58%) SSH
8 2 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.88%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.58%) Big Data
5 2 (0.58%) DB2
5 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.58%) HBase
5 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.58%) MySQL
5 2 (0.58%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.58%) OLTP
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.58%) Gradle
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (0.58%) StarTeam
1 2 (0.58%) Subversion
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 133 (38.89%) Finance
2 32 (9.36%) Banking
3 21 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.68%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.68%) Retail
5 10 (2.92%) Legal
6 7 (2.05%) Advertising
7 6 (1.75%) Marketing
7 6 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.46%) Automotive
8 5 (1.46%) Back Office
8 5 (1.46%) Billing
8 5 (1.46%) Front Office
8 5 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.17%) Local Government
10 3 (0.88%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.88%) French Language
11 2 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (44.74%) Project Manager
2 47 (13.74%) Analyst
3 34 (9.94%) Business Analyst
4 24 (7.02%) Architect
5 21 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 16 (4.68%) IT Manager
7 16 (4.68%) Programme Manager
8 14 (4.09%) Senior Manager
9 13 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
10 12 (3.51%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 11 (3.22%) Agile Project Manager
11 11 (3.22%) Coordinator
11 11 (3.22%) Project Coordinator
12 10 (2.92%) Business Manager
12 10 (2.92%) Project Analyst
12 10 (2.92%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (2.92%) Technical Manager
13 9 (2.63%) Migration Project Manager
13 9 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.63%) .NET
2 5 (1.46%) Middleware
3 4 (1.17%) Leaflet
3 4 (1.17%) Web Services
4 3 (0.88%) XML
5 2 (0.58%) Ajax
5 2 (0.58%) EJB
5 2 (0.58%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.58%) J2EE
5 2 (0.58%) JMS
5 2 (0.58%) jQuery
5 2 (0.58%) JSP
5 2 (0.58%) SAML
5 2 (0.58%) Servlets
5 2 (0.58%) Struts
5 2 (0.58%) Struts2
5 2 (0.58%) WSDL
5 2 (0.58%) XSD
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.70%) Management Information System
3 35 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (9.94%) PMI
5 15 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.75%) NHS
8 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.17%) PKI
9 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.88%) User Experience
10 2 (0.58%) CESG
10 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.58%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.53%) Windows
2 25 (7.31%) Linux
3 17 (4.97%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.39%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.46%) Solaris
7 5 (1.46%) Unix
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
8 2 (0.58%) pSOS
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (63.45%) PRINCE2
2 191 (55.85%) Project Management
3 126 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (25.73%) ITIL
5 71 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (12.87%) Change Management
7 40 (11.70%) Risk Management
8 39 (11.40%) Migration
9 34 (9.94%) Scrum
10 32 (9.36%) SDLC
11 27 (7.89%) Programme Management
12 26 (7.60%) Waterfall
13 25 (7.31%) Mentoring
14 23 (6.73%) Business Analysis
15 20 (5.85%) Data Migration
16 19 (5.56%) Requirements Management
17 18 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
17 18 (5.26%) Process Improvement
17 18 (5.26%) Project Planning
18 17 (4.97%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.51%) SQL
2 11 (3.22%) C
3 6 (1.75%) Java
4 3 (0.88%) C#
5 2 (0.58%) Groovy
5 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (23.68%) PMI Certification
2 67 (19.59%) Security Cleared
3 64 (18.71%) PMP
4 59 (17.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 54 (15.79%) Degree
6 43 (12.57%) SC Cleared
7 29 (8.48%) DV Cleared
8 24 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (4.68%) APMP
9 16 (4.68%) BICSI Certification
9 16 (4.68%) BICSI RCDD
10 14 (4.09%) ISEB
11 12 (3.51%) APMG
12 9 (2.63%) CISSP
13 8 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.17%) CISM
15 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
16 2 (0.58%) GCIA
16 2 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.73%) JSP 440
2 8 (2.34%) QA
3 6 (1.75%) COBIT
4 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.58%) COSO
5 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.58%) HL7
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.58%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.58%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.17%) vCloud
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) MOM
2 3 (0.88%) SCCM
3 2 (0.58%) CSIRT
3 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.58%) OpenView
3 2 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.58%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.58%) WMI
4 1 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.29%) Nessus
4 1 (0.29%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.29%) Nmap
4 1 (0.29%) QRadar
4 1 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 72 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.73%) VMware
3 17 (4.97%) Oracle
4 14 (4.09%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.80%) Cisco
6 9 (2.63%) HP
6 9 (2.63%) SAP
7 6 (1.75%) Adobe
7 6 (1.75%) IBM
8 5 (1.46%) BMC
9 4 (1.17%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.88%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.88%) Juniper
10 3 (0.88%) NetWitness
10 3 (0.88%) Planview
10 3 (0.88%) Remedy
10 3 (0.88%) Splunk
11 2 (0.58%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.58%) Nuix
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