The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 201 179 197
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 578 548 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.27% 6.32% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 326 322
Average daily rate £410 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 3
Average hourly rate £29.50 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.46 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.32 £50.31 £36.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £29.49
% change year-on-year
-24.65% +23.78%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -47 510 £410 +9.33% 144
London -14 187 £428 +6.87% 60
South East -11 116 £375 - 19
South West +16 73 £378 +16.15% 11
City of London +11 60 £425 -8.10% 25
Scotland +2 41 £350 +1.81% 2
North West -20 39 £425 +41.66% 8
Hampshire +8 24 £425 +20.56% 3
West Midlands -11 24 £346 +12.42% 11
Yorkshire -24 24 £388 +29.16% 9
East of England -42 24 £425 +13.33% 17
Berkshire -11 23 £475 +14.45% 2
West Yorkshire -18 21 £379 +26.25% 4
East Midlands +1 18 £425 +25.92% 5
Surrey -11 18 £460 +36.29% 5
Manchester -11 17 £381 +83.61% 4
West Sussex +9 16 £300 -26.82% 2
Bristol -4 14 £398 +22.30% 2
Oxfordshire -5 14 £275 -37.14% 1
Wiltshire -12 14 £435 -2.52% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 14 £325 +20.37% 4
Reading +5 13 £525 +16.66%
Cheshire -17 13 £575 +91.66%
Edinburgh -24 13 £346 -8.34% 2
Glasgow +7 11 £328 -2.96%
Milton Keynes -11 11 £325 +25.00% 3
Leeds -16 11 £370 +5.71% 2
Oxford +4 10 £363 -21.19% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £400 +22.13% 2
South Wales -12 10 £410 -6.81% 7

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1018 (96.04%) PRINCE2
2 483 (45.57%) Project Management
3 318 (30.00%) Finance
4 268 (25.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 179 (16.89%) ITIL
6 148 (13.96%) MS Project
7 119 (11.23%) PRINCE
8 99 (9.34%) PMI Certification
9 94 (8.87%) Microsoft
10 93 (8.77%) MS Excel
11 92 (8.68%) Degree
12 90 (8.49%) Migration
13 87 (8.21%) Security Cleared
14 83 (7.83%) Banking
15 82 (7.74%) SAP
16 79 (7.45%) Programme Management
17 77 (7.26%) Change Management
18 75 (7.08%) Retail
19 71 (6.70%) Risk Management
20 66 (6.23%) Windows
21 65 (6.13%) Change Control
22 64 (6.04%) SC Cleared
23 59 (5.57%) PMP
23 59 (5.57%) Project Planning
24 54 (5.09%) MS Office
25 53 (5.00%) Telecoms
26 51 (4.81%) SharePoint
27 46 (4.34%) Scrum
27 46 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
28 45 (4.25%) PMI

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.60%) MS Project Server
3 10 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.66%) Apache
6 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.57%) IIS
6 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (0.57%) Lync
7 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.47%) CMS
8 3 (0.28%) Confluence
8 3 (0.28%) Drupal
8 3 (0.28%) Documentum
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.094%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.094%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 148 (13.96%) MS Project
2 93 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 54 (5.09%) MS Office
4 35 (3.30%) MS Visio
5 29 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.094%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.094%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.57%) FLEXCUBE
2 6 (0.57%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.47%) Finacle
3 5 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.47%) Agresso
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.28%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.19%) Endur
6 2 (0.19%) Summit
6 2 (0.19%) ZaiNet
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.47%) SaaS
3 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.094%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.40%) WAN
2 24 (2.26%) LAN
3 11 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.04%) Firewall
4 10 (0.94%) VoIP
5 9 (0.85%) SAN
5 9 (0.85%) MPLS
6 8 (0.75%) DHCP
6 8 (0.75%) DNS
7 7 (0.66%) WLAN
7 7 (0.66%) Intranet
7 7 (0.66%) Wireless
8 6 (0.57%) HTTP
8 6 (0.57%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.47%) RFID
10 4 (0.38%) Internet
10 4 (0.38%) LDAP
10 4 (0.38%) NAS
11 3 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.28%) MS Access
6 3 (0.28%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.28%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.094%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.094%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.094%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.094%) QlikView
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.094%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
1 4 (0.38%) JUnit
2 3 (0.28%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.19%) JIRA
4 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.094%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.094%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.094%) LSMW
4 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.094%) Toad
4 1 (0.094%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.094%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.094%) Introscope
General
1 318 (30.00%) Finance
2 83 (7.83%) Banking
3 75 (7.08%) Retail
4 53 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.17%) Local Government
7 22 (2.08%) Legal
8 18 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.70%) Back Office
9 16 (1.51%) Publishing
10 15 (1.42%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.32%) French Language
12 13 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.23%) Law
12 13 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.04%) Advertising
14 8 (0.75%) Marketing
15 5 (0.47%) German Language
16 4 (0.38%) Automotive
16 4 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 676 (63.77%) Project Manager
2 102 (9.62%) Analyst
3 83 (7.83%) Infrastructure Manager
4 80 (7.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 80 (7.55%) Senior Manager
5 75 (7.08%) Senior Project Manager
6 57 (5.38%) IT Project Manager
7 51 (4.81%) Programme Manager
8 48 (4.53%) Business Analyst
9 43 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 38 (3.58%) Technical Manager
11 35 (3.30%) Technical Project Manager
12 32 (3.02%) PMO Analyst
13 26 (2.45%) Coordinator
14 24 (2.26%) Business Manager
15 19 (1.79%) SAP Manager
15 19 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
15 19 (1.79%) Consultant
16 18 (1.70%) Test Manager
16 18 (1.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.94%) Web Services
2 7 (0.66%) J2EE
2 7 (0.66%) Middleware
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.47%) JDBC
3 5 (0.47%) .NET
4 4 (0.38%) HTML
4 4 (0.38%) JSP
4 4 (0.38%) XML
4 4 (0.38%) XSL
4 4 (0.38%) XSLT
4 4 (0.38%) CSS
4 4 (0.38%) Spring
4 4 (0.38%) Ajax
4 4 (0.38%) JSON
4 4 (0.38%) Apache Flex
4 4 (0.38%) HTML5
4 4 (0.38%) REST
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.28%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.25%) PMI
2 33 (3.11%) NHS
2 33 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 16 (1.51%) GIS
3 16 (1.51%) FMCG
4 7 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 6 (0.57%) CESG
5 6 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (0.57%) CMDB
6 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.47%) IPTV
7 4 (0.38%) W3C
7 4 (0.38%) EPoS
7 4 (0.38%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.38%) iPad
7 4 (0.38%) Kindle
8 3 (0.28%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.28%) Social Media
8 3 (0.28%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.28%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.23%) Windows
2 25 (2.36%) Windows 7
2 25 (2.36%) UNIX
3 17 (1.60%) Linux
4 10 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (0.66%) AIX
7 6 (0.57%) Solaris
7 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.38%) Android
8 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.28%) HPUX
10 2 (0.19%) VMS
10 2 (0.19%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.094%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1018 (96.04%) PRINCE2
2 483 (45.57%) Project Management
3 268 (25.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 179 (16.89%) ITIL
5 119 (11.23%) PRINCE
6 90 (8.49%) Migration
7 79 (7.45%) Programme Management
8 77 (7.26%) Change Management
9 71 (6.70%) Risk Management
10 65 (6.13%) Change Control
11 59 (5.57%) Project Planning
12 46 (4.34%) Scrum
12 46 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (3.77%) ERP
13 40 (3.77%) CRM
14 37 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (3.40%) Business Analysis
16 33 (3.11%) Resource Management
17 30 (2.83%) Supplier Management
17 30 (2.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.36%) SQL
2 15 (1.42%) Java
3 12 (1.13%) C
4 7 (0.66%) ABAP
5 5 (0.47%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.38%) VB
7 3 (0.28%) RPG
8 2 (0.19%) C#
9 1 (0.094%) C++
9 1 (0.094%) PHP
9 1 (0.094%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.094%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.094%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.094%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 99 (9.34%) PMI Certification
2 92 (8.68%) Degree
3 87 (8.21%) Security Cleared
4 64 (6.04%) SC Cleared
5 59 (5.57%) PMP
6 42 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (2.64%) ISEB
8 23 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.66%) MCSE
12 5 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.38%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.28%) APMP
14 3 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.19%) HND
15 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 2 (0.19%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.40%) QA
2 19 (1.79%) SLA
3 16 (1.51%) P3O
4 6 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.38%) EMIR
6 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.28%) MiFID
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.094%) BS15000
System Software
1 22 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.28%) XenApp
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.094%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.094%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) SCCM
2 4 (0.38%) SCOM
3 2 (0.19%) OpenView
3 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.19%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.094%) nmon
4 1 (0.094%) Puppet
Vendors
1 94 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.74%) SAP
3 38 (3.58%) Oracle
4 28 (2.64%) VMware
5 17 (1.60%) Citrix
6 15 (1.42%) Cisco
7 11 (1.04%) HP
8 8 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.57%) Remedy
10 6 (0.57%) Sun
11 5 (0.47%) IBM
11 5 (0.47%) Temenos
11 5 (0.47%) BMC
12 4 (0.38%) BEA
12 4 (0.38%) NetApp
12 4 (0.38%) Adobe
13 3 (0.28%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.28%) SolarWinds
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £460 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitve Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £330 - £331 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Ripe4
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Ripe4
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £440 - £460 per day
Posted: 3 days ago