The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 271 216 186
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -30
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 421 524 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 1.00% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 5.11% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 360 300
Average daily rate
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£411 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.25 £27.50 £43.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.18% -37.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.50 £22.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.30 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £27.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+28.18% -36.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -62 376 £413 +3.12% 114
London -46 138 £450 +2.85% 39
South East -48 70 £430 +17.80% 19
North West -3 40 £389 -18.15% 10
City of London -12 40 £463 +0.54% 16
West Midlands +10 38 £363 +3.57% 12
South West -23 35 £420 +8.03% 7
Scotland -8 27 £350 -1.33% 3
East of England +6 26 £400 -5.88% 8
Hampshire 0 25 £420 +15.06% 1
Manchester -5 16 £325 +8.33% 5
Berkshire -17 13 £469 +4.16% 2
Edinburgh +6 12 £340 -8.35%
Yorkshire -18 12 £400 +6.31% 7
Birmingham 0 11 £370 +16.07% 4
Gloucestershire -2 11 £388 -13.88% 2
West Yorkshire -13 11 £400 +9.58% 5
East Midlands -15 11 £365 -4.57% 7
Cheshire -9 10 £425 -26.08% 2
Wales +5 9 £305 -22.53% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 9 £338 -14.55% 1
Milton Keynes -2 8 £375 +15.38% 2
Glasgow -9 8 £365 +11.87% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £375 - 2
West Sussex -16 8 £463 +105.55% 2
South Wales 0 7 £310 -21.26% 1
Surrey -1 7 £450 +3.44% 8
Cambridge -3 7 £413 +4.43%
Bedfordshire +8 6 £544 +40.32%
Reading +5 6 £445 -15.23% 1

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2 Certification.

1 850 (97.81%) PRINCE2
2 430 (49.48%) Project Management
3 284 (32.68%) Finance
4 253 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 126 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (12.77%) ITIL
7 93 (10.70%) MS Project
8 87 (10.01%) Microsoft
9 85 (9.78%) PRINCE
10 77 (8.86%) Banking
11 71 (8.17%) Retail
12 70 (8.06%) Migration
12 70 (8.06%) Risk Management
13 69 (7.94%) PMI Certification
14 67 (7.71%) PMP
15 66 (7.59%) Change Management
16 60 (6.90%) Degree
17 56 (6.44%) MS Office
17 56 (6.44%) MS Excel
18 54 (6.21%) Supplier Management
19 53 (6.10%) Security Cleared
19 53 (6.10%) Scrum
20 52 (5.98%) Waterfall
21 51 (5.87%) Programme Management
21 51 (5.87%) SAP
22 48 (5.52%) SharePoint
23 46 (5.29%) Project Planning
24 44 (5.06%) Oracle
25 41 (4.72%) Telecoms
26 39 (4.49%) NHS

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.69%) Lync
2 6 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.46%) Confluence
4 4 (0.46%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.23%) CMS
6 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.23%) Drupal
7 1 (0.12%) WordPress
7 1 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.12%) SAS
7 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 93 (10.70%) MS Project
2 56 (6.44%) MS Office
2 56 (6.44%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.46%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.46%) GoldMine
4 3 (0.35%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.23%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.96%) Office 365
2 11 (1.27%) SaaS
3 3 (0.35%) PaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.12%) Trello
5 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.37%) WAN
2 31 (3.57%) LAN
3 19 (2.19%) Firewall
4 13 (1.50%) SAN
5 12 (1.38%) Unified Communications
6 9 (1.04%) VoIP
7 7 (0.81%) Wireless
7 7 (0.81%) Intranet
7 7 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.58%) Internet
8 5 (0.58%) WLAN
9 4 (0.46%) Broadband
9 4 (0.46%) VPN
9 4 (0.46%) BGP
9 4 (0.46%) MPLS
9 4 (0.46%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.46%) Network Security
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.58%) Ingres
4 4 (0.46%) Big Data
5 3 (0.35%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.23%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.23%) EDMS
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) QlikView
7 1 (0.12%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 284 (32.68%) Finance
2 77 (8.86%) Banking
3 71 (8.17%) Retail
4 41 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.99%) Legal
6 22 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.42%) Local Government
8 19 (2.19%) Retail Banking
9 18 (2.07%) Marketing
10 17 (1.96%) Law
11 14 (1.61%) Back Office
12 10 (1.15%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.81%) Advertising
15 6 (0.69%) Automotive
15 6 (0.69%) Billing
16 4 (0.46%) Games
17 3 (0.35%) Publishing
18 2 (0.23%) Front Office
18 2 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 647 (74.45%) Project Manager
2 69 (7.94%) Infrastructure Manager
3 64 (7.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 47 (5.41%) Analyst
5 44 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 43 (4.95%) IT Project Manager
7 35 (4.03%) Programme Manager
8 33 (3.80%) Senior Manager
9 31 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 31 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
10 24 (2.76%) Agile Project Manager
11 22 (2.53%) Test Manager
12 21 (2.42%) Business Manager
13 19 (2.19%) Technical Manager
13 19 (2.19%) Technical Project Manager
14 17 (1.96%) Coordinator
15 16 (1.84%) SAP Manager
16 15 (1.73%) Business Project Manager
16 15 (1.73%) Service Manager
16 15 (1.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.15%) .NET
2 7 (0.81%) Web Services
3 4 (0.46%) XML
4 3 (0.35%) EDI
5 2 (0.23%) HTML
5 2 (0.23%) J2EE
5 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.23%) Java EE
5 2 (0.23%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.12%) Mason
6 1 (0.12%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.12%) jQuery
6 1 (0.12%) MDX
6 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.12%) XMPP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.12%) CSS
6 1 (0.12%) SOAP
6 1 (0.12%) HTML5
6 1 (0.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.49%) NHS
2 22 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.15%) PMI
6 8 (0.92%) E-Learning
7 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.69%) User Experience
9 5 (0.58%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.46%) Equities
10 4 (0.46%) Derivative
10 4 (0.46%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.46%) FMCG
11 3 (0.35%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.35%) GIS
11 3 (0.35%) Handset
11 3 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.35%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.03%) Windows
2 19 (2.19%) Linux
3 11 (1.27%) UNIX
4 7 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.46%) AIX
5 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.46%) Android
6 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.35%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (97.81%) PRINCE2
2 430 (49.48%) Project Management
3 253 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (12.77%) ITIL
6 85 (9.78%) PRINCE
7 70 (8.06%) Migration
7 70 (8.06%) Risk Management
8 66 (7.59%) Change Management
9 54 (6.21%) Supplier Management
10 53 (6.10%) Scrum
11 52 (5.98%) Waterfall
12 51 (5.87%) Programme Management
13 46 (5.29%) Project Planning
14 39 (4.49%) Change Control
15 33 (3.80%) Business Analysis
16 30 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 29 (3.34%) CRM
18 28 (3.22%) E-Commerce
18 28 (3.22%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.34%) SQL
2 12 (1.38%) Java
3 11 (1.27%) C
4 5 (0.58%) ABAP
5 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.23%) VB
6 2 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.12%) PHP
7 1 (0.12%) VBScript
7 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (7.94%) PMI Certification
2 67 (7.71%) PMP
3 60 (6.90%) Degree
4 53 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 33 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 26 (2.99%) ISEB
7 25 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (1.50%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.46%) APMP
14 4 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.35%) MCSE
16 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (0.23%) MCP
16 2 (0.23%) CISSP
16 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.49%) QA
2 10 (1.15%) SLA
3 7 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.81%) P3O
4 3 (0.35%) EMIR
4 3 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.23%) FATCA
5 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) GxP
6 1 (0.12%) GAMP
6 1 (0.12%) COREP
6 1 (0.12%) FINREP
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 87 (10.01%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.87%) SAP
3 44 (5.06%) Oracle
4 39 (4.49%) Cisco
5 35 (4.03%) VMware
6 16 (1.84%) IBM
6 16 (1.84%) HP
7 13 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.15%) Juniper
9 9 (1.04%) F5
10 8 (0.92%) Citrix
10 8 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.92%) McAfee
11 7 (0.81%) Blue Coat
12 6 (0.69%) ArcSight
12 6 (0.69%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.69%) Nokia
12 6 (0.69%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.69%) TippingPoint
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