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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 470 381 376
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 160 283 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 191 193
Median daily rate £390 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £96.67 £16.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+485.87% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+41.45% -

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
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 -76 153 £400 -2.73% 39
London -65 39 £500 +11.11% 8
South East +10 36 £350 -12.50% 10
West Midlands -13 20 £335 -37.67% 1
Berkshire +11 15 £475 +46.15% 1
North West -1 15 £330 -5.71% 7
South West -4 15 £420 +20.00% 2
Shropshire - 14 £330 -
Telford - 13 £330 -
Manchester +1 12 £330 -5.12% 3
East Midlands -1 12 £380 +1.33% 3
Hampshire +28 10 £310 -46.08% 3
East of England +11 9 £425 +39.24% 2
Reading +7 9 £350 -12.50%
Derbyshire +3 8 £380 +0.66%
North East -33 8 £350 +47.36% 3
Surrey +19 7 £525 +50.00% 1
Derby +1 7 £380 -
Tyne and Wear -36 7 £350 +47.36% 2
Birmingham -2 6 £396 -22.68%
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 6 £350 +47.36% 1
Scotland +14 5 £320 +11.30% 1
Bristol +9 5 £420 -16.00% 2
Salford -1 5 £325 -
Guildford -4 5 £525 +48.93%
Yorkshire +8 4 £374 -6.50% 3
Basingstoke +1 4 £158 -72.60% 3
Gloucestershire -4 4 £415 +19.42%
City of London -5 4 £456 +6.10% 3
Northampton - 4 £425 - 1

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 213 (61.74%) PRINCE2
2 198 (57.39%) Project Management
3 138 (40.00%) Finance
4 102 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (24.64%) ITIL
6 82 (23.77%) PMP
7 80 (23.19%) PMI Certification
8 72 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (20.29%) Microsoft
10 56 (16.23%) MS Excel
10 56 (16.23%) Security Cleared
11 53 (15.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 47 (13.62%) Degree
13 46 (13.33%) Data Centre
14 45 (13.04%) MS Project
15 43 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (12.17%) Change Management
17 41 (11.88%) SC Cleared
18 37 (10.72%) Programme Management
19 33 (9.57%) Scrum
20 32 (9.28%) APMP
21 30 (8.70%) MS Office
22 29 (8.41%) Risk Management
22 29 (8.41%) Banking
22 29 (8.41%) SDLC
23 28 (8.12%) Mentoring
23 28 (8.12%) Windows
24 26 (7.54%) Resource Management
25 25 (7.25%) PMI
25 25 (7.25%) Management Information System

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 19 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.32%) CMS
3 6 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.87%) Documentum
5 2 (0.58%) Confluence
5 2 (0.58%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 56 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 45 (13.04%) MS Project
3 30 (8.70%) MS Office
4 18 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.16%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.58%) OPENHousing
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
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%) 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%) Oracle General Ledger
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
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.90%) Office 365
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) IaaS
4 3 (0.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Trello
6 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.29%) G Suite
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.96%) LAN
2 11 (3.19%) WAN
3 10 (2.90%) Firewall
4 9 (2.61%) Broadband
5 7 (2.03%) Internet
5 7 (2.03%) VPN
6 6 (1.74%) SSL
7 5 (1.45%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.16%) HTTP
8 4 (1.16%) SSH
9 3 (0.87%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.87%) ISDN
9 3 (0.87%) PSTN
9 3 (0.87%) VoIP
10 2 (0.58%) DNS
10 2 (0.58%) MPLS
10 2 (0.58%) PBX
10 2 (0.58%) SAN
10 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (2.03%) MySQL
1 7 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.74%) OLTP
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.29%) QlikView
4 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.58%) StarTeam
General
1 138 (40.00%) Finance
2 29 (8.41%) Banking
3 20 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.93%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.35%) Retail
6 10 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.32%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.03%) Legal
8 7 (2.03%) Marketing
9 6 (1.74%) Front Office
9 6 (1.74%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.45%) Advertising
11 3 (0.87%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.87%) Local Government
12 2 (0.58%) Automotive
12 2 (0.58%) Back Office
12 2 (0.58%) Electronics
12 2 (0.58%) Games
13 1 (0.29%) Law
13 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (43.77%) Project Manager
2 42 (12.17%) Analyst
3 21 (6.09%) Business Analyst
4 19 (5.51%) Architect
5 16 (4.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 16 (4.64%) IT Manager
5 16 (4.64%) Programme Manager
6 15 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
7 13 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (3.77%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.48%) PMO Analyst
8 12 (3.48%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (2.90%) Change Manager
9 10 (2.90%) Digital Project Manager
9 10 (2.90%) Software Project Manager
10 9 (2.61%) Implementation Manager
10 9 (2.61%) Security Manager
11 8 (2.32%) Agile Project Manager
11 8 (2.32%) PMO Manager
11 8 (2.32%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.48%) Middleware
2 6 (1.74%) SAML
3 5 (1.45%) CSS
3 5 (1.45%) HTML
3 5 (1.45%) XML
4 4 (1.16%) .NET
4 4 (1.16%) Leaflet
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
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 43 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 25 (7.25%) PMI
4 13 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.90%) PKI
6 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (2.03%) NHS
7 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.16%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.87%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.58%) Streaming Media
10 2 (0.58%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.29%) IPTV
11 1 (0.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.12%) Windows
2 20 (5.80%) Linux
3 11 (3.19%) Solaris
4 10 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.32%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.45%) Unix
8 4 (1.16%) AIX
8 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (61.74%) PRINCE2
2 198 (57.39%) Project Management
3 102 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (24.64%) ITIL
5 72 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (12.17%) Change Management
7 37 (10.72%) Programme Management
8 33 (9.57%) Scrum
9 29 (8.41%) Risk Management
9 29 (8.41%) SDLC
10 28 (8.12%) Mentoring
11 26 (7.54%) Resource Management
12 24 (6.96%) Waterfall
13 23 (6.67%) Migration
14 20 (5.80%) Matrix Organization
15 19 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (5.22%) Business Analysis
16 18 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
17 17 (4.93%) Process Improvement
18 16 (4.64%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.06%) SQL
2 9 (2.61%) C
2 9 (2.61%) Java
3 2 (0.58%) C#
4 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (23.77%) PMP
2 80 (23.19%) PMI Certification
3 56 (16.23%) Security Cleared
4 53 (15.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 47 (13.62%) Degree
6 41 (11.88%) SC Cleared
7 32 (9.28%) APMP
8 23 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (5.51%) DV Cleared
10 16 (4.64%) BICSI Certification
10 16 (4.64%) BICSI RCDD
11 14 (4.06%) CISSP
12 8 (2.32%) ISEB
12 8 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.74%) CISM
14 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.16%) GCIA
14 4 (1.16%) GCIH
15 3 (0.87%) MCSE
15 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.48%) JSP 440
1 12 (3.48%) QA
2 7 (2.03%) COBIT
3 4 (1.16%) COSO
3 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.16%) P3O
3 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.16%) SAS 70
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.90%) MOM
2 6 (1.74%) OpenView
2 6 (1.74%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.16%) SCCM
4 2 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.58%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.58%) 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 70 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.64%) VMware
3 15 (4.35%) Oracle
4 13 (3.77%) Cisco
5 10 (2.90%) BMC
6 7 (2.03%) HP
6 7 (2.03%) IBM
6 7 (2.03%) SAP
7 6 (1.74%) Sun
8 5 (1.45%) Planview
9 4 (1.16%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.16%) Remedy
10 3 (0.87%) Avaya
10 3 (0.87%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.87%) NetWitness
10 3 (0.87%) Qualys
10 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.58%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.58%) Splunk
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