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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 335 276 229
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -47
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 359 419 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.77% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 3.98% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 272 367
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £51.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.78% +50.90%

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
11547 10530 10603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.57% 19.45% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7178 6009 6170
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 542 543
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.74% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -21 337 £425 +3.03% 59
London -37 112 £450 - 21
South East +6 83 £410 -3.52% 15
East of England +15 34 £456 +14.06% 1
West Midlands -12 31 £395 +12.85% 3
North West -18 31 £400 +2.89% 5
Scotland -7 25 £450 +20.00% 1
Manchester +2 24 £413 +26.92% 2
South West -11 23 £330 -21.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 22 £415 +10.66% 1
Milton Keynes +16 20 £420 +12.00% 1
Edinburgh 0 20 £475 +35.71% 1
Birmingham +4 15 £475 +39.70%
Hampshire -6 15 £325 -22.61% 1
Oxfordshire +14 14 £400 -13.51% 2
Yorkshire +9 13 £425 +6.25% 5
City of London +7 13 £475 - 2
Berkshire -6 13 £425 -9.33% 4
West Yorkshire -2 12 £425 +6.25% 2
Bedfordshire +11 11 £525 -3.44% 1
Essex +6 10 £425 +13.33%
Leeds -6 10 £394 +21.15%
Luton +4 9 £525 -3.44% 1
East Midlands +16 8 £370 +1.36% 8
Gloucestershire -7 8 £275 -29.03%
Hertfordshire +8 6 £425 +10.38%
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £438 +29.62%
Wiltshire -6 6 £343 -27.89%
Southampton +9 5 £500 +32.01%
Cambridge 0 5 £438 +6.06%

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 783 (95.26%) PRINCE2
2 418 (50.85%) Project Management
3 222 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 217 (26.40%) Finance
5 154 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
6 152 (18.49%) ITIL
7 113 (13.75%) Microsoft
8 108 (13.14%) PRINCE
9 77 (9.37%) Migration
10 76 (9.25%) MS Excel
11 74 (9.00%) Security Cleared
12 72 (8.76%) Degree
13 71 (8.64%) Change Management
14 59 (7.18%) Scrum
14 59 (7.18%) Windows
14 59 (7.18%) MS Project
15 56 (6.81%) Banking
16 55 (6.69%) Retail
17 54 (6.57%) Risk Management
18 52 (6.33%) Programme Management
19 49 (5.96%) Business Analysis
19 49 (5.96%) PMI Certification
20 42 (5.11%) PMP
20 42 (5.11%) MS Office
20 42 (5.11%) Telecoms
20 42 (5.11%) Project Planning
21 41 (4.99%) Service Delivery
21 41 (4.99%) Data Centre
22 40 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
22 40 (4.87%) ITIL Certification

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 30 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.09%) MS Project Server
3 7 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (0.73%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.36%) CMS
6 3 (0.36%) SAS
6 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.24%) IIS
7 2 (0.24%) JBoss
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 76 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 59 (7.18%) MS Project
3 42 (5.11%) MS Office
4 24 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (1.46%) AutoCAD
7 10 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (0.73%) Primavera
4 5 (0.61%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.49%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.12%) Sonata
8 1 (0.12%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.04%) Office 365
2 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.09%) SaaS
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.36%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.41%) LAN
2 19 (2.31%) WAN
3 16 (1.95%) SAN
4 13 (1.58%) Firewall
5 10 (1.22%) DNS
6 9 (1.09%) Internet
7 8 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.85%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.49%) Network Security
9 4 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.49%) VoIP
9 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.36%) CTI
10 3 (0.36%) FTP
10 3 (0.36%) HTTP
10 3 (0.36%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.36%) MPLS
10 3 (0.36%) Skype
10 3 (0.36%) VPN
10 3 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.61%) GIS
5 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.49%) DataStage
6 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.49%) Power BI
6 4 (0.49%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.36%) MS Access
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.36%) QlikView
7 3 (0.36%) QualityStage
7 3 (0.36%) Spotfire
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (3.04%) JIRA
2 5 (0.61%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.61%) MSI
2 5 (0.61%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.36%) Introscope
3 3 (0.36%) JProfiler
3 3 (0.36%) Toad
4 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.24%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.12%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 217 (26.40%) Finance
2 56 (6.81%) Banking
3 55 (6.69%) Retail
4 42 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.89%) Legal
6 23 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.68%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.19%) Publishing
9 16 (1.95%) Marketing
10 15 (1.82%) Local Government
11 14 (1.70%) Automotive
12 10 (1.22%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.09%) Law
14 7 (0.85%) Billing
15 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.36%) Back Office
16 3 (0.36%) Front Office
17 2 (0.24%) Advertising
17 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 543 (66.06%) Project Manager
2 73 (8.88%) IT Manager
3 67 (8.15%) Infrastructure Manager
4 64 (7.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 62 (7.54%) Senior Manager
6 61 (7.42%) IT Project Manager
7 60 (7.30%) Analyst
8 56 (6.81%) Senior Project Manager
9 38 (4.62%) Programme Manager
10 34 (4.14%) Digital Project Manager
10 34 (4.14%) Technical Manager
10 34 (4.14%) Technical Project Manager
11 31 (3.77%) Applications Manager
11 31 (3.77%) Applications Project Manager
12 28 (3.41%) Business Analyst
13 27 (3.28%) Consultant
14 26 (3.16%) Implementation Manager
15 24 (2.92%) Project Implementation Manager
16 23 (2.80%) Implementation Project Manager
17 22 (2.68%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.70%) Middleware
2 9 (1.09%) Leaflet
3 5 (0.61%) .NET
4 3 (0.36%) Web Services
5 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.24%) CSS
5 2 (0.24%) HTML
5 2 (0.24%) J2EE
5 2 (0.24%) JSON
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.24%) SOAP
5 2 (0.24%) XML
6 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.12%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.12%) JDBC
6 1 (0.12%) ODBC
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.12%) Spring
6 1 (0.12%) Struts
6 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (4.99%) Data Centre
2 40 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.77%) NHS
5 14 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.58%) Smart Meter
7 10 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 10 (1.22%) PMI
8 9 (1.09%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.73%) Informatics
10 5 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.49%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.49%) EPoS
11 4 (0.49%) Statistics
12 3 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.36%) LLPG
12 3 (0.36%) STB
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.18%) Windows
2 19 (2.31%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.34%) Linux
6 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.73%) Unix
8 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.36%) Solaris
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.24%) Android
9 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (95.26%) PRINCE2
2 418 (50.85%) Project Management
3 222 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 154 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (18.49%) ITIL
6 108 (13.14%) PRINCE
7 77 (9.37%) Migration
8 71 (8.64%) Change Management
9 59 (7.18%) Scrum
10 54 (6.57%) Risk Management
11 52 (6.33%) Programme Management
12 49 (5.96%) Business Analysis
13 42 (5.11%) Project Planning
14 41 (4.99%) Service Delivery
15 38 (4.62%) Service Management
16 34 (4.14%) Project Governance
17 33 (4.01%) Change Control
18 32 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (3.89%) E-Commerce
19 30 (3.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (3.04%) SQL
2 18 (2.19%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.34%) C
4 8 (0.97%) VB
5 7 (0.85%) Java
6 5 (0.61%) VBScript
7 3 (0.36%) C++
7 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.36%) VB6
8 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.24%) C#
8 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.24%) Python
9 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (8.76%) Degree
3 49 (5.96%) PMI Certification
4 42 (5.11%) PMP
5 40 (4.87%) ITIL Certification
6 33 (4.01%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.04%) ISEB
8 12 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.22%) BICSI Certification
10 10 (1.22%) BICSI RCDD
10 10 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.97%) APMP
12 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.85%) CCNA
13 7 (0.85%) CISSP
14 6 (0.73%) MCSE
15 4 (0.49%) CISM
15 4 (0.49%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.43%) QA
2 19 (2.31%) SLA
3 16 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (1.22%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.97%) COBIT
7 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.49%) ISO22301
8 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.36%) MiFID
9 3 (0.36%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.24%) FATCA
11 1 (0.12%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.85%) XenApp
4 7 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.73%) vSphere
6 5 (0.61%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Squid
7 1 (0.12%) UAG
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.70%) SCCM
2 8 (0.97%) SCOM
3 5 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.61%) Perfmon
3 5 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (0.61%) WSUS
4 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.36%) nmon
5 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.24%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) DameWare
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 113 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.50%) Oracle
3 26 (3.16%) SAP
3 26 (3.16%) VMware
4 20 (2.43%) IBM
5 15 (1.82%) Citrix
6 14 (1.70%) Cisco
7 11 (1.34%) HP
7 11 (1.34%) Symantec
8 10 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.09%) Pega
10 8 (0.97%) Rally
10 8 (0.97%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.85%) Chordiant
11 7 (0.85%) KANA
11 7 (0.85%) Siebel
12 6 (0.73%) Altiris
12 6 (0.73%) Cognos
12 6 (0.73%) Google
12 6 (0.73%) Informatica
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