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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
UK
Rank 437 387 328
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -59
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 146 250 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.60% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 160 217
Median daily rate £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £23.34 £21.10 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -25.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+41.45% -42.10%

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
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 January 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 January 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 -61 144 £420 +5.00% 33
London -40 41 £470 -1.05% 12
South East +6 31 £463 +32.14% 5
South West +4 26 £400 +14.28% 2
West Midlands +7 15 £336 -37.44%
Gloucestershire +12 12 £400 +15.94%
North West +22 11 £325 - 6
East of England +5 11 £444 +7.57% 4
Manchester +20 10 £325 +13.04% 2
Surrey +13 10 £525 +50.00%
Hampshire +13 8 £375 - 1
Bristol +3 8 £420 -11.57%
Berkshire +12 6 £350 +10.06%
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £600 +45.45% 1
Birmingham +2 6 £331 -5.35%
Guildford -6 6 £525 +17.97%
Salford -1 5 £325 - 1
Warwickshire -4 4 £513 -4.65%
Essex - 4 £431 - 1
Milton Keynes +11 3 £525 +61.29% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £525 +61.29% 2
North East -16 3 £390 +64.21% 1
Tyne and Wear -27 3 £390 +64.21% 1
Devon - 3 £250 -
Basingstoke +8 2 £158 - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 - - 2
Bracknell -1 2 £500 +59.23%
Midlands -2 2 £370 -29.52%
East Midlands -5 2 £515 +36.42% 1
Wiltshire -11 2 £446 +27.50% 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 216 (63.34%) PRINCE2
2 188 (55.13%) Project Management
3 134 (39.30%) Finance
4 114 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (24.34%) ITIL
6 76 (22.29%) PMI Certification
7 74 (21.70%) Microsoft
8 72 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (20.23%) PMP
10 66 (19.35%) MS Excel
11 61 (17.89%) Security Cleared
12 54 (15.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 47 (13.78%) Degree
14 46 (13.49%) Change Management
14 46 (13.49%) MS Project
15 45 (13.20%) Data Centre
16 44 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (12.02%) SC Cleared
18 40 (11.73%) Scrum
19 35 (10.26%) Risk Management
20 34 (9.97%) Windows
21 32 (9.38%) Management Information System
22 30 (8.80%) Migration
22 30 (8.80%) Programme Management
22 30 (8.80%) Banking
23 29 (8.50%) PMI
23 29 (8.50%) MS Office
23 29 (8.50%) SDLC
24 26 (7.62%) Mentoring
25 25 (7.33%) DV Cleared

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 22 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.35%) CMS
3 6 (1.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.88%) Documentum
5 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 66 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 46 (13.49%) MS Project
3 29 (8.50%) MS Office
4 23 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (4.11%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.17%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.59%) Maximo
2 2 (0.59%) OPENHousing
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.59%) 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%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.40%) Office 365
2 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.88%) IaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.88%) PaaS
3 3 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.74%) LAN
2 13 (3.81%) Firewall
3 8 (2.35%) WAN
4 7 (2.05%) Intranet
5 6 (1.76%) Broadband
5 6 (1.76%) Internet
6 5 (1.47%) VPN
6 5 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.17%) SSL
8 3 (0.88%) DNS
8 3 (0.88%) ISDN
8 3 (0.88%) Network Security
8 3 (0.88%) PSTN
8 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.59%) PBX
9 2 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.59%) SSH
9 2 (0.59%) VoIP
9 2 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (2.05%) MySQL
2 6 (1.76%) OLTP
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.59%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.59%) Big Data
5 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.59%) HBase
5 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.59%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.59%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) StarTeam
General
1 134 (39.30%) Finance
2 30 (8.80%) Banking
3 20 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.28%) Retail
5 14 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.35%) Legal
6 8 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.76%) Marketing
8 5 (1.47%) Advertising
8 5 (1.47%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.47%) Front Office
8 5 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.17%) Automotive
10 3 (0.88%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.59%) Billing
11 2 (0.59%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (42.23%) Project Manager
2 48 (14.08%) Analyst
3 32 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 21 (6.16%) Architect
5 17 (4.99%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (4.40%) IT Manager
7 14 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 14 (4.11%) Programme Manager
8 13 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
8 13 (3.81%) Senior Manager
9 11 (3.23%) Change Manager
9 11 (3.23%) Coordinator
9 11 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 11 (3.23%) Project Analyst
9 11 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (2.93%) Digital Project Manager
10 10 (2.93%) Project Coordinator
11 9 (2.64%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (2.64%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (2.64%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.64%) Middleware
2 6 (1.76%) SAML
3 4 (1.17%) .NET
3 4 (1.17%) CSS
3 4 (1.17%) HTML
3 4 (1.17%) Leaflet
3 4 (1.17%) XML
4 2 (0.59%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.29%) LAMP
5 1 (0.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 44 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 29 (8.50%) PMI
5 13 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.35%) NHS
7 8 (2.35%) PKI
8 7 (2.05%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.47%) User Experience
10 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.88%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.59%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.97%) Windows
2 23 (6.74%) Linux
3 15 (4.40%) Windows 7
4 14 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.81%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.64%) Solaris
8 4 (1.17%) Unix
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.59%) AIX
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.29%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (63.34%) PRINCE2
2 188 (55.13%) Project Management
3 114 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (24.34%) ITIL
5 72 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (13.49%) Change Management
7 40 (11.73%) Scrum
8 35 (10.26%) Risk Management
9 30 (8.80%) Migration
9 30 (8.80%) Programme Management
10 29 (8.50%) SDLC
11 26 (7.62%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.45%) Business Analysis
12 22 (6.45%) Waterfall
13 21 (6.16%) Resource Management
14 19 (5.57%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (5.57%) Process Improvement
15 16 (4.69%) Network Design
16 15 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (4.40%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.40%) SQL
2 8 (2.35%) C
2 8 (2.35%) Java
3 2 (0.59%) C#
4 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (22.29%) PMI Certification
2 69 (20.23%) PMP
3 61 (17.89%) Security Cleared
4 54 (15.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 47 (13.78%) Degree
6 41 (12.02%) SC Cleared
7 25 (7.33%) DV Cleared
8 23 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (6.16%) APMP
10 16 (4.69%) BICSI Certification
10 16 (4.69%) BICSI RCDD
10 16 (4.69%) ISEB
11 11 (3.23%) APMG
12 10 (2.93%) CISSP
12 10 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.17%) CISM
13 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.88%) MCSE
15 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) JSP 440
2 11 (3.23%) QA
3 5 (1.47%) COBIT
4 4 (1.17%) P3O
5 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.88%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.59%) COSO
6 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.59%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.59%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) MOM
2 6 (1.76%) OpenView
2 6 (1.76%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.17%) SCCM
4 2 (0.59%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.59%) WMI
5 1 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.29%) Nessus
5 1 (0.29%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.29%) Nmap
5 1 (0.29%) QRadar
5 1 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 74 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.87%) VMware
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle
4 14 (4.11%) Cisco
5 10 (2.93%) BMC
6 9 (2.64%) HP
6 9 (2.64%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.35%) IBM
7 8 (2.35%) SAP
8 6 (1.76%) Adobe
8 6 (1.76%) Sun
9 5 (1.47%) Planview
10 4 (1.17%) Remedy
10 4 (1.17%) Splunk
11 3 (0.88%) Avaya
11 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.88%) Intel Security
11 3 (0.88%) Juniper
11 3 (0.88%) NetWitness
11 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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