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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 439 366 318
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -48
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 207 296 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.53% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.66% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 192 223
Median daily rate £425 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £24.60 - £22.02
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.69 - £30.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.00

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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
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 £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -75 189 £425 - 37
London -4 94 £445 +4.70% 12
South East -18 43 £450 - 7
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £425 -10.52% 3
Berkshire -10 12 £300 -25.00%
West Midlands -28 12 £388 +13.97% 2
North West -34 12 £338 -18.18% 5
Milton Keynes +15 11 £425 - 2
Scotland -15 10 £338 +20.53% 1
East of England +15 8 £388 -18.42%
Surrey -6 8 £475 - 1
City of London +25 7 £433 -12.40% 3
Edinburgh -5 7 £325 +25.00%
Manchester -17 7 £338 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +6 6 £450 +4.41% 5
South West -16 6 £475 +7.95% 3
Reading -5 5 £495 -17.50%
Yorkshire -7 5 £425 - 3
Hertfordshire +15 4 £400 -11.60%
Hampshire 0 4 £702 +89.72% 1
Leeds -6 4 £450 -4.25% 3
West Yorkshire -19 4 £425 -5.02% 3
Gloucestershire -1 3 £475 +216.66% 1
Basingstoke -4 3 £702 +33.71%
Coventry -5 3 £488 +50.00%
Cheshire -10 3 £290 -3.33% 1
Birmingham -16 3 £525 +54.41%
Midlands - 3 £475 -
Kent +8 2 £488 +8.33% 1
Derbyshire +5 2 £500 +21.81%

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 260 (60.75%) Project Management
2 240 (56.07%) PRINCE2
3 179 (41.82%) Finance
4 128 (29.91%) ITIL
5 122 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (24.53%) PMI Certification
7 101 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 96 (22.43%) Microsoft
9 90 (21.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 81 (18.93%) PMP
11 71 (16.59%) MS Project
12 59 (13.79%) Degree
13 56 (13.08%) Change Management
14 55 (12.85%) MS Excel
15 51 (11.92%) Service Management
16 50 (11.68%) Security Cleared
17 46 (10.75%) Risk Management
18 44 (10.28%) Windows
19 42 (9.81%) Service Delivery
19 42 (9.81%) Management Information System
20 40 (9.35%) Programme Management
21 39 (9.11%) MS Office
21 39 (9.11%) Banking
22 38 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
22 38 (8.88%) Data Centre
23 35 (8.18%) SC Cleared
24 34 (7.94%) Retail
25 31 (7.24%) Resource Management
26 30 (7.01%) SDLC
27 29 (6.78%) 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 20 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.10%) JBoss
3 9 (2.10%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.87%) CICS
4 8 (1.87%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.64%) CMS
5 7 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.70%) Confluence
8 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (16.59%) MS Project
2 55 (12.85%) MS Excel
3 39 (9.11%) MS Office
4 19 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.87%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.70%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle FAH
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.47%) Maximo
4 2 (0.47%) Primavera
5 1 (0.23%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Sonata
5 1 (0.23%) Tercero
5 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.34%) Office 365
2 9 (2.10%) SaaS
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.23%) Google Play
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) iTunes
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.91%) LAN
2 14 (3.27%) VPN
3 13 (3.04%) WAN
4 11 (2.57%) Firewall
5 10 (2.34%) DNS
5 10 (2.34%) Internet
6 6 (1.40%) MPLS
7 5 (1.17%) IP Telephony
7 5 (1.17%) NetScaler
7 5 (1.17%) Skype
8 4 (0.93%) ADSL
8 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.93%) HTTP
8 4 (0.93%) SSH
8 4 (0.93%) SSL
8 4 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.93%) Wireless
9 3 (0.70%) Broadband
9 3 (0.70%) ISDN
9 3 (0.70%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.87%) DB2
4 6 (1.40%) Big Data
5 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.47%) GIS
6 2 (0.47%) Ingres
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.23%) DataStage
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.27%) JIRA
2 8 (1.87%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.87%) Subversion
3 6 (1.40%) StarTeam
4 5 (1.17%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.17%) MSI
4 5 (1.17%) WinDbg
5 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.23%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 179 (41.82%) Finance
2 39 (9.11%) Banking
3 34 (7.94%) Retail
4 29 (6.78%) Legal
5 22 (5.14%) Telecoms
6 20 (4.67%) Financial Institution
7 15 (3.50%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.04%) Billing
9 12 (2.80%) Automotive
10 7 (1.64%) Advertising
11 6 (1.40%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.17%) French Language
12 5 (1.17%) Marketing
12 5 (1.17%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.93%) Back Office
13 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.70%) Law
14 3 (0.70%) Local Government
15 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (48.13%) Project Manager
2 39 (9.11%) Analyst
2 39 (9.11%) IT Manager
3 31 (7.24%) IT Project Manager
4 28 (6.54%) Infrastructure Manager
5 24 (5.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 20 (4.67%) Programme Manager
7 19 (4.44%) Architect
8 16 (3.74%) Senior Manager
9 15 (3.50%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.27%) PMO Analyst
10 14 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (2.80%) Coordinator
11 12 (2.80%) Implementation Manager
11 12 (2.80%) Project Coordinator
12 10 (2.34%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.34%) Technical Project Manager
12 10 (2.34%) Transformation Manager
13 9 (2.10%) Change Manager
13 9 (2.10%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.34%) Web Services
2 9 (2.10%) XML
3 8 (1.87%) EJB
3 8 (1.87%) Hibernate
3 8 (1.87%) J2EE
3 8 (1.87%) JMS
3 8 (1.87%) JSP
3 8 (1.87%) Middleware
3 8 (1.87%) Servlets
3 8 (1.87%) Struts
3 8 (1.87%) WSDL
3 8 (1.87%) XSD
4 5 (1.17%) Leaflet
5 3 (0.70%) CGI
5 3 (0.70%) Flash
6 2 (0.47%) .NET
6 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.47%) RESTful
6 2 (0.47%) SOAP
7 1 (0.23%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.81%) Management Information System
2 38 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.88%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.54%) PMI
4 11 (2.57%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.10%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.64%) FMCG
7 7 (1.64%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.40%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.40%) NHS
9 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.17%) Equities
9 5 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.28%) Windows
2 20 (4.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.17%) Linux
7 5 (1.17%) Solaris
7 5 (1.17%) Unix
8 4 (0.93%) AIX
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (60.75%) Project Management
2 240 (56.07%) PRINCE2
3 128 (29.91%) ITIL
4 122 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (13.08%) Change Management
7 51 (11.92%) Service Management
8 46 (10.75%) Risk Management
9 42 (9.81%) Service Delivery
10 40 (9.35%) Programme Management
11 31 (7.24%) Resource Management
12 30 (7.01%) SDLC
13 29 (6.78%) Business Analysis
13 29 (6.78%) Logistics
13 29 (6.78%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.31%) Migration
14 27 (6.31%) Project Planning
15 23 (5.37%) Change Control
15 23 (5.37%) Scrum
16 21 (4.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 17 (3.97%) SQL
3 12 (2.80%) C
4 11 (2.57%) Java
5 8 (1.87%) Assembly Language
5 8 (1.87%) COBOL
5 8 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.17%) VBScript
7 2 (0.47%) C#
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (24.53%) PMI Certification
2 90 (21.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 81 (18.93%) PMP
4 59 (13.79%) Degree
5 50 (11.68%) Security Cleared
6 35 (8.18%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (3.74%) CISSP
9 15 (3.50%) ISEB
10 14 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (2.80%) CISM
12 11 (2.57%) APMP
13 8 (1.87%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.64%) CISA
15 5 (1.17%) BICSI Certification
15 5 (1.17%) BICSI RCDD
15 5 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.17%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
17 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.34%) SLA
2 8 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.64%) COBIT
3 7 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.64%) QA
4 5 (1.17%) GxP
4 5 (1.17%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.93%) COSO
5 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.93%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.70%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.47%) MiFID
8 1 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.23%) FATCA
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (5.14%) Active Directory
1 22 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (1.40%) XenApp
4 5 (1.17%) BitLocker
4 5 (1.17%) vSphere
4 5 (1.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.70%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) Squid
7 1 (0.23%) UAG
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (3.04%) SCCM
2 8 (1.87%) SCOM
3 6 (1.40%) WMI
4 5 (1.17%) Perfmon
4 5 (1.17%) WSUS
5 4 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.70%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.47%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.47%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.84%) VMware
3 23 (5.37%) Oracle
4 18 (4.21%) Citrix
4 18 (4.21%) SAP
5 17 (3.97%) Cisco
6 16 (3.74%) IBM
7 13 (3.04%) HP
8 12 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.10%) Symantec
10 8 (1.87%) Chordiant
11 7 (1.64%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.64%) Planview
12 6 (1.40%) Altiris
12 6 (1.40%) Borland
12 6 (1.40%) Ericsson
12 6 (1.40%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.17%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.17%) Serena
13 5 (1.17%) Sun
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