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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
UK
Rank 401 258 246
Rank change year-on-year
-143 -12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 203 456 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.90% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 4.27% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 286 321
Median daily rate £403 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £23.78 £26.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £22.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £27.50 £41.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -4.54%

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
9145 10669 10265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 20.98% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5805 6476 6020
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 507 495
Median hourly rate £28.15 £35.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +95.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -120 184 £415 +0.91% 52
London -87 58 £478 +8.21% 12
South East -13 48 £380 -5.00% 9
West Midlands -7 20 £385 +3.70% 8
North West -8 16 £388 -3.12% 4
Hampshire +5 11 £400 -5.88% 1
Scotland -6 11 £375 +4.74%
South West -11 11 £400 +4.91% 6
Warwickshire +3 10 £385 -23.00% 1
Manchester +1 10 £368 -5.16% 3
East of England -3 10 £413 - 5
East Midlands +1 9 £415 -12.30% 5
Yorkshire +3 8 £425 +13.33% 3
West Sussex +5 7 £380 -20.83% 1
Berkshire -16 7 £390 +11.42% 3
Surrey +13 6 £343 -20.80%
Glasgow +5 6 £325 -6.47%
City of London -24 6 £550 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £525 +20.00% 3
Northampton -7 5 £438 -11.61% 2
Northamptonshire -13 5 £438 -11.61% 2
East Sussex +7 4 £356 +18.66% 1
Bristol 0 4 £405 +4.51% 1
Kent - 4 £380 -
Staffordshire - 4 £275 - 1
Cheshire +17 3 £225 -52.63% 1
Milton Keynes +7 3 £705 +139.38% 2
Gatwick +2 3 £381 -18.88%
Hertfordshire +2 3 £465 -7.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £415 -17.12% 2

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 494 (98.21%) PRINCE2
2 233 (46.32%) Project Management
3 164 (32.60%) Finance
4 135 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (17.69%) ITIL
7 71 (14.12%) Security Cleared
8 61 (12.13%) Degree
9 57 (11.33%) Microsoft
10 54 (10.74%) MS Project
10 54 (10.74%) SC Cleared
11 53 (10.54%) PRINCE
11 53 (10.54%) Migration
12 51 (10.14%) Change Management
13 46 (9.15%) Data Centre
14 45 (8.95%) PMI Certification
15 43 (8.55%) ITIL Certification
16 41 (8.15%) Banking
17 39 (7.75%) Retail
18 36 (7.16%) Mentoring
19 34 (6.76%) MS Office
19 34 (6.76%) PMP
20 33 (6.56%) MS Excel
21 30 (5.96%) Programme Management
22 29 (5.77%) LAN
22 29 (5.77%) Business Analysis
23 28 (5.57%) Supplier Management
23 28 (5.57%) SharePoint
24 27 (5.37%) Scrum
25 26 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 28 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.20%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (10.74%) MS Project
2 34 (6.76%) MS Office
3 33 (6.56%) MS Excel
4 25 (4.97%) MS Visio
5 18 (3.58%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.99%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) Maximo
4 2 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Endur
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Primavera
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.98%) Office 365
2 12 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.59%) IaaS
4 7 (1.39%) PaaS
5 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.80%) Veeva
6 3 (0.60%) Force.com
6 3 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.77%) LAN
2 14 (2.78%) WAN
3 11 (2.19%) Firewall
4 9 (1.79%) VoIP
5 6 (1.19%) Internet
6 5 (0.99%) MPLS
6 5 (0.99%) SSL
6 5 (0.99%) VPN
6 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.80%) BGP
7 4 (0.80%) DWDM
7 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.80%) HTTP
7 4 (0.80%) IPsec
7 4 (0.80%) OSPF
7 4 (0.80%) SDH
7 4 (0.80%) Wireless
7 4 (0.80%) WLAN
8 3 (0.60%) SAN
8 3 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.99%) Spatial Data
4 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.40%) Big Data
5 2 (0.40%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.20%) GIS
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.99%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 164 (32.60%) Finance
2 41 (8.15%) Banking
3 39 (7.75%) Retail
4 21 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.98%) Legal
7 14 (2.78%) Local Government
8 11 (2.19%) Marketing
9 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.39%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Advertising
10 4 (0.80%) Automotive
10 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) Front Office
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 332 (66.00%) Project Manager
2 52 (10.34%) Analyst
3 49 (9.74%) IT Manager
4 42 (8.35%) IT Project Manager
5 34 (6.76%) Business Analyst
5 34 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 31 (6.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 27 (5.37%) Senior Manager
8 26 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 25 (4.97%) Programme Manager
10 20 (3.98%) Business Manager
10 20 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 18 (3.58%) Business Project Manager
12 16 (3.18%) Agile Project Manager
13 14 (2.78%) Project Analyst
13 14 (2.78%) Technical Manager
14 13 (2.58%) PMO Analyst
14 13 (2.58%) Service Manager
14 13 (2.58%) Software Project Manager
14 13 (2.58%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.59%) .NET
2 4 (0.80%) COM
2 4 (0.80%) Leaflet
2 4 (0.80%) XML
3 3 (0.60%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.15%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.98%) PMI
5 16 (3.18%) NHS
6 10 (1.99%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.59%) Contactless
8 6 (1.19%) Life Science
9 5 (0.99%) CCTV
9 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.80%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.60%) User Experience
12 2 (0.40%) Derivative
12 2 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.40%) Informatics
12 2 (0.40%) SCADA
12 2 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.78%) Windows
2 9 (1.79%) Linux
3 4 (0.80%) Unix
4 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.40%) VMS
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) pSOS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (98.21%) PRINCE2
2 233 (46.32%) Project Management
3 135 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (17.69%) ITIL
6 53 (10.54%) Migration
6 53 (10.54%) PRINCE
7 51 (10.14%) Change Management
8 36 (7.16%) Mentoring
9 30 (5.96%) Programme Management
10 29 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 28 (5.57%) Supplier Management
12 27 (5.37%) Scrum
13 26 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 25 (4.97%) Risk Management
15 24 (4.77%) Waterfall
16 22 (4.37%) Network Design
16 22 (4.37%) Service Management
17 20 (3.98%) Project Planning
17 20 (3.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.19%) Java
2 10 (1.99%) C
3 7 (1.39%) C#
4 6 (1.19%) SQL
5 4 (0.80%) C++
6 3 (0.60%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.20%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.13%) Degree
3 54 (10.74%) SC Cleared
4 45 (8.95%) PMI Certification
5 43 (8.55%) ITIL Certification
6 34 (6.76%) PMP
7 21 (4.17%) BICSI Certification
7 21 (4.17%) BICSI RCDD
7 21 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 19 (3.78%) ISEB
9 10 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.59%) APMP
11 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.40%) CCDP
13 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.40%) CISSP
13 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.40%) MCSA
14 1 (0.20%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.18%) QA
2 8 (1.59%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.39%) SLA
4 6 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) P3O
7 1 (0.20%) BS25999
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) HL7
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.20%) MOM
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.77%) Oracle
3 19 (3.78%) SAP
4 18 (3.58%) Cisco
5 13 (2.58%) HP
6 8 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.99%) Juniper
8 5 (0.99%) VMware
9 4 (0.80%) BMC
9 4 (0.80%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.80%) NGA Human Resources
9 4 (0.80%) Palo Alto
9 4 (0.80%) Remedy
9 4 (0.80%) Siebel
9 4 (0.80%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.60%) IBM
11 2 (0.40%) Citrix
11 2 (0.40%) F5
11 2 (0.40%) Tumbleweed
South East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago