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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 249 228 203
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 458 507 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.94% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 4.87% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 356 314
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.89 £16.00 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £35.00 £50.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -41.86%

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
10429 10402 8815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.60% 19.31% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6078 6002 4724
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 486 496
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -51 397 £413 +3.12% 110
London -36 159 £450 +8.43% 34
South East -67 68 £450 +21.62% 19
South West -18 43 £385 -0.64% 10
City of London -25 39 £475 +8.57% 15
Scotland 0 33 £413 +12.24% 2
North West -9 33 £378 +25.83% 5
West Midlands +16 30 £413 +17.85% 9
East of England -9 26 £393 -11.79% 11
Wales +13 22 £325 -16.12% 3
Berkshire -6 20 £470 +4.44% 3
Yorkshire -17 19 £400 +9.58% 11
South Wales +7 18 £325 -16.12% 2
Hampshire -3 18 £425 +6.25% 4
Manchester -8 17 £375 +25.00% 3
Wiltshire +6 13 £388 -21.51% 1
Edinburgh +4 13 £400 +11.57%
Surrey +2 12 £488 +17.11% 8
East Midlands -4 12 £325 -12.16% 7
West Yorkshire -13 12 £400 +17.64% 8
Milton Keynes 0 11 £415 +27.69% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £413 -2.94% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 11 £415 +3.75% 2
Cambridge -2 10 £413 - 1
Gloucestershire -3 9 £385 -14.44% 1
Cardiff +9 8 £313 -3.84% 2
Leeds -21 8 £375 -3.22% 4
Reading +2 7 £523 +16.11%
Glasgow -7 7 £330 +3.12% 1
North Yorkshire +3 6 £405 - 2

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 883 (97.57%) PRINCE2
2 459 (50.72%) Project Management
3 319 (35.25%) Finance
4 251 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 127 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (13.04%) ITIL
7 104 (11.49%) MS Project
8 101 (11.16%) Microsoft
9 89 (9.83%) Risk Management
10 86 (9.50%) PRINCE
11 85 (9.39%) Banking
12 75 (8.29%) PMI Certification
12 75 (8.29%) Migration
13 73 (8.07%) Degree
14 72 (7.96%) PMP
15 70 (7.73%) MS Excel
16 66 (7.29%) Retail
17 64 (7.07%) Change Management
18 62 (6.85%) MS Office
19 61 (6.74%) Oracle
19 61 (6.74%) Project Planning
20 57 (6.30%) Security Cleared
20 57 (6.30%) SAP
21 55 (6.08%) Scrum
22 54 (5.97%) Data Centre
23 53 (5.86%) Programme Management
24 52 (5.75%) Telecoms
25 51 (5.64%) Supplier Management
26 50 (5.52%) SharePoint
27 49 (5.41%) Change Control

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 50 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.99%) IBM Notes
3 7 (0.77%) Lync
4 4 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.33%) Confluence
5 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.22%) Drupal
6 2 (0.22%) SAS
6 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.11%) CMS
7 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) WordPress
7 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 104 (11.49%) MS Project
2 70 (7.73%) MS Excel
3 62 (6.85%) MS Office
4 32 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.33%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.22%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.22%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.22%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.22%) Primavera
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.22%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.87%) Office 365
2 13 (1.44%) SaaS
3 3 (0.33%) PaaS
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.22%) Yammer
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Trello
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.20%) WAN
2 31 (3.43%) LAN
3 16 (1.77%) Firewall
4 14 (1.55%) SAN
5 10 (1.10%) Unified Communications
6 8 (0.88%) VoIP
7 5 (0.55%) WLAN
7 5 (0.55%) HTTP
7 5 (0.55%) Network Security
7 5 (0.55%) Intranet
7 5 (0.55%) Wireless
8 4 (0.44%) Internet
8 4 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.44%) VPN
8 4 (0.44%) DNS
8 4 (0.44%) DHCP
8 4 (0.44%) Broadband
9 3 (0.33%) MVNO
9 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.88%) Ingres
4 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (0.22%) MySQL
6 2 (0.22%) Big Data
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.22%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.22%) EDMS
7 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (0.55%) JIRA
2 3 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 319 (35.25%) Finance
2 85 (9.39%) Banking
3 66 (7.29%) Retail
4 52 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.87%) Legal
7 22 (2.43%) Local Government
8 21 (2.32%) Marketing
9 14 (1.55%) Law
10 13 (1.44%) Back Office
10 13 (1.44%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.99%) Automotive
14 7 (0.77%) Billing
15 5 (0.55%) Advertising
16 4 (0.44%) Electronics
16 4 (0.44%) German Language
17 3 (0.33%) Games
17 3 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 652 (72.04%) Project Manager
2 80 (8.84%) Infrastructure Manager
3 75 (8.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 49 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 47 (5.19%) Analyst
6 39 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 36 (3.98%) Programme Manager
7 36 (3.98%) Senior Manager
8 33 (3.65%) Senior Project Manager
9 26 (2.87%) Technical Manager
9 26 (2.87%) Business Analyst
10 25 (2.76%) Technical Project Manager
11 22 (2.43%) Test Manager
12 20 (2.21%) Coordinator
12 20 (2.21%) Agile Project Manager
13 17 (1.88%) Consultant
13 17 (1.88%) Project Coordinator
14 16 (1.77%) Business Manager
14 16 (1.77%) Project Officer
15 15 (1.66%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.22%) .NET
2 10 (1.10%) Web Services
3 5 (0.55%) XML
4 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.33%) EDI
5 3 (0.33%) HTML
6 2 (0.22%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.22%) CSS
6 2 (0.22%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.11%) XMPP
7 1 (0.11%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.11%) MDX
7 1 (0.11%) WCF
7 1 (0.11%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (0.11%) jQuery
7 1 (0.11%) Mason
7 1 (0.11%) SOAP
7 1 (0.11%) Middleware
7 1 (0.11%) XSLT
7 1 (0.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 37 (4.09%) NHS
3 22 (2.43%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (1.88%) PMI
5 9 (0.99%) User Experience
6 8 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 8 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.66%) Derivative
9 5 (0.55%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.55%) Equities
10 4 (0.44%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.44%) EPoS
10 4 (0.44%) Life Science
10 4 (0.44%) Social Media
10 4 (0.44%) FMCG
10 4 (0.44%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.33%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.20%) Windows
2 21 (2.32%) Linux
3 14 (1.55%) UNIX
4 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
4 7 (0.77%) AIX
5 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.33%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 883 (97.57%) PRINCE2
2 459 (50.72%) Project Management
3 251 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (13.04%) ITIL
6 89 (9.83%) Risk Management
7 86 (9.50%) PRINCE
8 75 (8.29%) Migration
9 64 (7.07%) Change Management
10 61 (6.74%) Project Planning
11 55 (6.08%) Scrum
12 53 (5.86%) Programme Management
13 51 (5.64%) Supplier Management
14 49 (5.41%) Change Control
15 45 (4.97%) Waterfall
16 38 (4.20%) E-Commerce
17 32 (3.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 31 (3.43%) Service Delivery
19 30 (3.31%) ERP
19 30 (3.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.20%) SQL
2 12 (1.33%) C
3 11 (1.22%) Java
4 5 (0.55%) ABAP
5 4 (0.44%) VB
6 3 (0.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.22%) PHP
7 2 (0.22%) C#
8 1 (0.11%) VBScript
8 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.11%) XPath
8 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.11%) R
8 1 (0.11%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 75 (8.29%) PMI Certification
2 73 (8.07%) Degree
3 72 (7.96%) PMP
4 57 (6.30%) Security Cleared
5 34 (3.76%) SC Cleared
6 30 (3.31%) ISEB
7 25 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (1.55%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.55%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.55%) APMP
12 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.33%) MCSE
14 3 (0.33%) CISM
15 2 (0.22%) MBA
15 2 (0.22%) CISA
15 2 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.76%) QA
2 15 (1.66%) SLA
3 8 (0.88%) P3O
4 7 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) EMIR
5 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.22%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) GxP
6 2 (0.22%) GAMP
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.22%) XenApp
4 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.11%) Snort
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.11%) SCCM
2 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.74%) Oracle
3 57 (6.30%) SAP
4 37 (4.09%) VMware
5 34 (3.76%) Cisco
6 15 (1.66%) HP
7 13 (1.44%) IBM
8 12 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 9 (0.99%) Lotus
9 9 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.88%) Citrix
10 8 (0.88%) Juniper
10 8 (0.88%) McAfee
11 5 (0.55%) BT
11 5 (0.55%) Blue Coat
11 5 (0.55%) F5
11 5 (0.55%) EMC
11 5 (0.55%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.44%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
NHS Highland
Posted: 12 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £465.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £52 - £56 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour + dependant on engineering experiance
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Minor expenses
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 320 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago