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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 246 202 205
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 454 513 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.97% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 5.65% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 306 327
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Average hourly rate £26.25 £31.56 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £21.96 £22.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £40.49 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -6.50%

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
11203 9083 10306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.38% 17.20% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6169 5094 5327
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 423 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 -42 412 £400 -0.71% 119
London -26 168 £414 -3.15% 52
South East +24 124 £400 -5.88% 23
Berkshire +36 47 £385 -3.75% 4
City of London +8 36 £450 +5.88% 13
East of England -34 28 £413 +37.50% 10
West Midlands 0 27 £331 -8.62% 7
Scotland -10 27 £325 -18.75% 7
South West -39 24 £418 +6.15% 5
Hampshire -15 19 £416 -7.50% 1
West Sussex +16 16 £290 -18.30% 6
East Midlands 0 15 £350 +2.94% 6
North West -31 15 £393 +53.92% 13
Reading +20 13 £385 -3.75% 2
Bedfordshire -3 12 £443 +2.90% 1
Edinburgh -10 11 £350 -12.50% 4
Croydon - 11 £475 - 5
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £435 +0.86% 1
Glasgow -5 10 £325 +14.03% 3
Bristol -16 9 £400 -13.62% 1
Hertfordshire -20 9 £470 +39.25% 3
Milton Keynes +3 8 £435 +5.45%
Surrey -14 8 £425 - 7
Yorkshire -16 8 £355 -5.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £450 +32.35%
East Sussex -3 7 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -3 7 £463 +5.11% 2
Manchester -18 7 £300 +36.36% 3
Warwickshire -4 6 £250 -23.07%
Oxfordshire -10 6 £350 -17.64% 2

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 952 (98.14%) PRINCE2
2 435 (44.85%) Project Management
3 279 (28.76%) Finance
4 224 (23.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 153 (15.77%) ITIL
6 148 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (13.92%) MS Project
8 109 (11.24%) Microsoft
9 102 (10.52%) PRINCE
10 95 (9.79%) MS Excel
11 90 (9.28%) Security Cleared
12 85 (8.76%) Risk Management
13 75 (7.73%) PMI Certification
14 74 (7.63%) Telecoms
15 72 (7.42%) SharePoint
16 71 (7.32%) Banking
16 71 (7.32%) Retail
17 69 (7.11%) SC Cleared
18 67 (6.91%) Programme Management
18 67 (6.91%) MS Office
19 63 (6.49%) Migration
20 62 (6.39%) Degree
21 61 (6.29%) SAP
22 56 (5.77%) MS Visio
22 56 (5.77%) Project Planning
23 55 (5.67%) Change Management
24 52 (5.36%) Scrum
25 51 (5.26%) Windows
25 51 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
26 46 (4.74%) Service Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 72 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.34%) CMS
3 11 (1.13%) MS Project Server
4 10 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.72%) Lync
6 7 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.52%) Drupal
8 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) WordPress
11 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.10%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.10%) IIS
11 1 (0.10%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 135 (13.92%) MS Project
2 95 (9.79%) MS Excel
3 67 (6.91%) MS Office
4 56 (5.77%) MS Visio
5 51 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.31%) assyst
4 3 (0.31%) Summit
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.31%) Endur
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.21%) Aligne
5 2 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.21%) ZaiNet
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (0.93%) Office 365
2 6 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.27%) WAN
2 17 (1.75%) LAN
3 16 (1.65%) Unified Communications
4 10 (1.03%) SAN
5 8 (0.82%) VoIP
6 7 (0.72%) Firewall
7 6 (0.62%) Wireless
7 6 (0.62%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.41%) Internet
9 4 (0.41%) MPLS
9 4 (0.41%) Network Security
9 4 (0.41%) NAS
9 4 (0.41%) MVNO
10 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.31%) Intranet
10 3 (0.31%) Broadband
10 3 (0.31%) FTP
11 2 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.03%) MS Access
4 7 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.41%) QlikView
6 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.31%) Big Data
7 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.31%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.21%) DTS
8 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.21%) SSDT
8 2 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.21%) JProfiler
2 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.21%) Introscope
2 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.21%) Toad
2 2 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.10%) ERwin
3 1 (0.10%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
General
1 279 (28.76%) Finance
2 74 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 71 (7.32%) Banking
3 71 (7.32%) Retail
4 26 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 26 (2.68%) Legal
5 15 (1.55%) Back Office
6 14 (1.44%) Law
7 13 (1.34%) Marketing
7 13 (1.34%) Automotive
8 10 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.82%) French Language
9 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.82%) Local Government
10 7 (0.72%) Front Office
10 7 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.62%) Advertising
12 5 (0.52%) Billing
12 5 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 619 (63.81%) Project Manager
2 112 (11.55%) Analyst
3 81 (8.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 78 (8.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 58 (5.98%) Business Analyst
6 53 (5.46%) Programme Manager
7 50 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
8 48 (4.95%) Senior Manager
9 47 (4.85%) Senior Project Manager
10 43 (4.43%) Technical Manager
11 41 (4.23%) Technical Project Manager
11 41 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 26 (2.68%) Business Manager
13 25 (2.58%) Coordinator
14 24 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
15 20 (2.06%) Agile Project Manager
16 18 (1.86%) Project Coordinator
17 17 (1.75%) Business Project Manager
18 14 (1.44%) Junior Project Manager
18 14 (1.44%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.55%) Web Services
2 10 (1.03%) .NET
3 9 (0.93%) Middleware
4 6 (0.62%) XML
5 5 (0.52%) HTML
5 5 (0.52%) SAP Basis
5 5 (0.52%) JSP
6 4 (0.41%) Struts
6 4 (0.41%) CSS
6 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.41%) Spring
6 4 (0.41%) Swing
6 4 (0.41%) WCF
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.21%) ODBC
8 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.21%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.21%) J2EE
8 2 (0.21%) JDBC
9 1 (0.10%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.12%) NHS
3 33 (3.40%) PMI
4 21 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.55%) GIS
6 11 (1.13%) CMDB
7 8 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.82%) Clustering
8 7 (0.72%) EPoS
9 6 (0.62%) AS400
9 6 (0.62%) FMCG
9 6 (0.62%) iSeries
10 5 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.52%) e-Health
10 5 (0.52%) Derivative
11 4 (0.41%) CCTV
11 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.41%) Social Media
12 3 (0.31%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.31%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.26%) Windows
2 26 (2.68%) Windows 7
3 14 (1.44%) UNIX
4 11 (1.13%) Linux
5 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.31%) Solaris
7 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.21%) AIX
8 2 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (98.14%) PRINCE2
2 435 (44.85%) Project Management
3 224 (23.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 153 (15.77%) ITIL
5 148 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (10.52%) PRINCE
7 85 (8.76%) Risk Management
8 67 (6.91%) Programme Management
9 63 (6.49%) Migration
10 56 (5.77%) Project Planning
11 55 (5.67%) Change Management
12 52 (5.36%) Scrum
13 46 (4.74%) Service Management
14 44 (4.54%) Change Control
15 43 (4.43%) Business Analysis
16 42 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (3.71%) Service Delivery
19 29 (2.99%) CRM
20 28 (2.89%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.37%) SQL
2 16 (1.65%) Java
3 13 (1.34%) C
4 5 (0.52%) PHP
5 4 (0.41%) VBA
6 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.21%) C#
6 2 (0.21%) C++
6 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.21%) VB
7 1 (0.10%) ABAP
7 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.10%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 90 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 75 (7.73%) PMI Certification
3 69 (7.11%) SC Cleared
4 62 (6.39%) Degree
5 45 (4.64%) PMP
6 31 (3.20%) ISEB
7 29 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 8 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.52%) APMP
11 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.41%) CIMA
12 3 (0.31%) MBA
12 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.31%) MCSE
12 3 (0.31%) CCNP
12 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.09%) QA
2 17 (1.75%) P3O
3 9 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.72%) SLA
5 6 (0.62%) EMIR
6 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.31%) MiFID
9 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) FATCA
10 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) Basel II
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) COREP
10 1 (0.10%) FINREP
System Software
1 16 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.41%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.31%) SCCM
3 2 (0.21%) SCOM
3 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.21%) nmon
3 2 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 109 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.29%) SAP
3 36 (3.71%) Oracle
4 24 (2.47%) Cisco
5 22 (2.27%) VMware
6 17 (1.75%) HP
7 16 (1.65%) IBM
8 14 (1.44%) Citrix
9 12 (1.24%) Business Objects
10 8 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.72%) Remedy
12 6 (0.62%) Cognos
12 6 (0.62%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.52%) Murex
13 5 (0.52%) EMC
14 4 (0.41%) Avaya
14 4 (0.41%) Sun
14 4 (0.41%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.41%) Nintex
15 3 (0.31%) Amdocs
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 465 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £600 per month
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20.00 - £26.00 per hour + none
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £414.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Skye Group
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified please discuss
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £365.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago