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 28 September 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 354 278 265
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 319 481 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 4.22% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 308 320
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -

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
11000 11387 11308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 19.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6793 6861 6258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 531 481
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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 -59 288 £400 -3.61% 50
London -53 115 £450 +5.88% 20
South East -21 54 £365 -16.57% 5
West Midlands -25 24 £356 -6.25% 4
Scotland -16 23 £353 -24.89%
East of England +2 22 £388 -3.12% 6
South West 0 19 £393 -1.87% 3
North West 0 17 £281 -37.50% 4
Edinburgh +4 15 £450 -3.64%
Yorkshire -6 15 £356 -5.06% 3
City of London +9 14 £550 +29.41% 3
North East -14 14 £475 +22.58% 1
Surrey -3 12 £370 -17.77% 1
Tyne and Wear -26 12 £475 +26.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 12 £475 +26.66%
Shropshire - 12 £320 -
Telford - 12 £320 -
West Sussex +5 11 £389 -8.52% 2
Hertfordshire +4 11 £388 -3.12% 2
Croydon - 10 £365 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 9 £356 - 3
East Midlands -3 9 £425 +14.86% 4
Berkshire -13 9 £381 -12.85%
Bristol +3 8 £325 -23.07% 1
Manchester -20 8 £258 -42.77% 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £450 - 1
Hampshire +10 7 £320 -28.88% 1
Oxfordshire -12 7 £400 +142.42%
Leeds -3 6 £400 +8.10% 2
Gatwick - 6 £365 -

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 594 (96.74%) PRINCE2
2 312 (50.81%) Project Management
3 184 (29.97%) Finance
4 167 (27.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (17.75%) ITIL
7 80 (13.03%) Microsoft
8 63 (10.26%) PRINCE
9 59 (9.61%) Security Cleared
10 57 (9.28%) Change Management
11 56 (9.12%) Degree
12 53 (8.63%) Retail
13 52 (8.47%) Banking
13 52 (8.47%) Migration
14 51 (8.31%) PMI Certification
14 51 (8.31%) MS Project
15 49 (7.98%) Scrum
16 48 (7.82%) ITIL Certification
17 46 (7.49%) Windows
18 44 (7.17%) MS Excel
18 44 (7.17%) SC Cleared
18 44 (7.17%) Data Centre
19 37 (6.03%) Programme Management
20 36 (5.86%) PMP
21 34 (5.54%) MS Office
21 34 (5.54%) Service Management
21 34 (5.54%) Business Analysis
22 32 (5.21%) Mentoring
23 30 (4.89%) Service Delivery
23 30 (4.89%) SAP

PRINCE2 Certification
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 21 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.47%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (8.31%) MS Project
2 44 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 34 (5.54%) MS Office
4 22 (3.58%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.49%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Primavera
4 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Sonata
5 1 (0.16%) Tercero
5 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.61%) Office 365
2 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.14%) IaaS
4 6 (0.98%) PaaS
5 3 (0.49%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.33%) Force.com
6 2 (0.33%) Veeva
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.58%) LAN
2 14 (2.28%) Firewall
3 13 (2.12%) WAN
4 10 (1.63%) SAN
5 7 (1.14%) VoIP
5 7 (1.14%) Wireless
6 6 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.81%) DNS
7 5 (0.81%) MPLS
8 4 (0.65%) BGP
8 4 (0.65%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.65%) IPsec
8 4 (0.65%) OSPF
8 4 (0.65%) Skype
8 4 (0.65%) SSL
8 4 (0.65%) WLAN
9 3 (0.49%) DWDM
9 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.49%) Internet
9 3 (0.49%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.79%) Spatial Data
3 10 (1.63%) Data Mining
4 9 (1.47%) GIS
5 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.16%) DataStage
9 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) MS Access
9 1 (0.16%) MySQL
9 1 (0.16%) QlikView
9 1 (0.16%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 14 (2.28%) JIRA
2 5 (0.81%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.81%) MSI
2 5 (0.81%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 184 (29.97%) Finance
2 53 (8.63%) Retail
3 52 (8.47%) Banking
4 24 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.93%) Legal
7 14 (2.28%) Marketing
8 11 (1.79%) Local Government
9 10 (1.63%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.81%) Publishing
12 4 (0.65%) Electronics
12 4 (0.65%) Games
13 3 (0.49%) Back Office
14 2 (0.33%) Automotive
14 2 (0.33%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 406 (66.12%) Project Manager
2 57 (9.28%) Analyst
3 52 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
4 50 (8.14%) IT Manager
5 48 (7.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 45 (7.33%) IT Project Manager
7 36 (5.86%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.05%) Programme Manager
8 31 (5.05%) Senior Manager
9 30 (4.89%) Senior Project Manager
10 23 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 22 (3.58%) Digital Project Manager
11 22 (3.58%) Security Manager
12 20 (3.26%) Security Project Manager
13 18 (2.93%) Technical Manager
14 17 (2.77%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (2.77%) Technical Project Manager
15 16 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
15 16 (2.61%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 16 (2.61%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.30%) .NET
2 3 (0.49%) COM
2 3 (0.49%) Middleware
3 2 (0.33%) Leaflet
3 2 (0.33%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.33%) Visualforce
3 2 (0.33%) Web Services
3 2 (0.33%) XML
4 1 (0.16%) J2EE
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.58%) PMI
5 16 (2.61%) NHS
6 10 (1.63%) Contactless
7 6 (0.98%) Private Cloud
7 6 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.81%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.81%) User Experience
9 4 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.65%) Life Science
10 3 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.49%) Informatics
10 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.49%) Statistics
11 2 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.33%) Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.49%) Windows
2 18 (2.93%) Linux
3 11 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.81%) Unix
8 4 (0.65%) CentOS
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (96.74%) PRINCE2
2 312 (50.81%) Project Management
3 167 (27.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (17.75%) ITIL
6 63 (10.26%) PRINCE
7 57 (9.28%) Change Management
8 52 (8.47%) Migration
9 49 (7.98%) Scrum
10 37 (6.03%) Programme Management
11 34 (5.54%) Business Analysis
11 34 (5.54%) Service Management
12 32 (5.21%) Mentoring
13 30 (4.89%) Service Delivery
14 29 (4.72%) Project Planning
15 25 (4.07%) Waterfall
16 24 (3.91%) Supplier Management
17 22 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (3.58%) Risk Management
17 22 (3.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.77%) SQL
2 10 (1.63%) Java
3 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.30%) C
5 6 (0.98%) C#
6 5 (0.81%) VBScript
7 3 (0.49%) C++
8 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.33%) Python
8 2 (0.33%) Ruby
8 2 (0.33%) VB
9 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (9.61%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.12%) Degree
3 51 (8.31%) PMI Certification
4 48 (7.82%) ITIL Certification
5 44 (7.17%) SC Cleared
6 36 (5.86%) PMP
7 26 (4.23%) ISEB
8 19 (3.09%) DV Cleared
9 14 (2.28%) BICSI Certification
9 14 (2.28%) BICSI RCDD
10 13 (2.12%) CISSP
10 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.14%) APMP
13 7 (1.14%) MCSE
14 6 (0.98%) CISM
15 5 (0.81%) CCNA
16 4 (0.65%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.61%) SLA
2 13 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.47%) QA
4 8 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.81%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.49%) COBIT
8 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.33%) FATCA
8 2 (0.33%) MiFID
8 2 (0.33%) P3O
9 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
9 1 (0.16%) HL7
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.81%) BitLocker
3 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.65%) vSphere
4 4 (0.65%) XenApp
5 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) Squid
6 1 (0.16%) UAG
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.47%) SCCM
2 5 (0.81%) Perfmon
2 5 (0.81%) WSUS
3 4 (0.65%) SCOM
4 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.33%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.33%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 80 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.89%) SAP
3 24 (3.91%) Oracle
4 21 (3.42%) VMware
5 18 (2.93%) Cisco
6 16 (2.61%) HP
7 13 (2.12%) Citrix
8 8 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.14%) Remedy
9 7 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.98%) Altiris
10 6 (0.98%) Juniper
10 6 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.81%) BMC
11 5 (0.81%) IBM
11 5 (0.81%) Intel Security
11 5 (0.81%) LANDesk
11 5 (0.81%) Lumension
11 5 (0.81%) Symantec
12 4 (0.65%) Wall Street Systems
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