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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 387 261 275
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 283 521 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 4.62% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 329 288
Median daily rate £388 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £21.25 £27.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £20.85 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £31.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%

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
11087 11286 10781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 19.32% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6908 6795 6114
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 536 463
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -117 250 £400 -4.76% 58
London -88 107 £425 - 24
South East -3 58 £375 -14.28% 6
North West +3 20 £301 -33.05% 2
Scotland -13 20 £356 -21.67% 1
East of England +10 16 £381 -6.15% 4
West Midlands -39 16 £500 +19.04% 2
South West -24 15 £375 +3.30% 6
City of London -3 14 £500 +17.64% 7
Surrey +6 12 £375 -16.66%
Edinburgh -8 12 £428 -9.89%
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £387 -7.85% 1
Oxfordshire +1 10 £400 +142.42% 2
Yorkshire -21 10 £325 -18.75% 7
Milton Keynes +13 9 £384 -7.46% 1
Hertfordshire +7 9 £375 -6.25% 1
West Sussex +6 8 £365 -2.01%
Manchester -16 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Croydon - 8 £365 -
Wiltshire -3 7 £393 -1.87% 3
Berkshire -25 7 £388 -15.06%
Gatwick - 6 £365 -
Bromley - 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +26 5 £450 +9.09% 1
Lancashire +16 5 - -
Glasgow +8 5 £344 - 1
Swindon +1 5 £418 +4.37% 3
West Yorkshire -5 5 £356 -11.00% 3
Bristol -5 5 £375 -3.03% 2
East Midlands -7 5 £425 +30.76% 6

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 610 (96.67%) PRINCE2
2 337 (53.41%) Project Management
3 191 (30.27%) Finance
4 177 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (16.16%) ITIL
7 81 (12.84%) Microsoft
8 67 (10.62%) PRINCE
9 59 (9.35%) Banking
10 56 (8.87%) Change Management
11 53 (8.40%) Retail
12 52 (8.24%) PMI Certification
13 51 (8.08%) Degree
14 50 (7.92%) Scrum
15 49 (7.77%) Windows
16 47 (7.45%) MS Project
16 47 (7.45%) Migration
17 46 (7.29%) MS Excel
18 44 (6.97%) Programme Management
19 40 (6.34%) Security Cleared
20 39 (6.18%) PMP
21 37 (5.86%) Project Planning
22 36 (5.71%) Business Analysis
23 33 (5.23%) Service Management
23 33 (5.23%) ITIL Certification
23 33 (5.23%) MS Office
24 32 (5.07%) Service Delivery
25 31 (4.91%) Risk Management
26 28 (4.44%) SAP
26 28 (4.44%) SC Cleared

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 24 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.74%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.32%) CMS
3 2 (0.32%) IIS
3 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.16%) Confluence
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (7.45%) MS Project
2 46 (7.29%) MS Excel
3 33 (5.23%) MS Office
4 21 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.48%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.48%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) Primavera
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.16%) Sonata
5 1 (0.16%) Tercero
5 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.69%) Office 365
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.95%) IaaS
3 6 (0.95%) PaaS
3 6 (0.95%) SaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.06%) Firewall
1 13 (2.06%) LAN
1 13 (2.06%) SAN
2 11 (1.74%) WAN
3 6 (0.95%) DNS
3 6 (0.95%) Wireless
4 4 (0.63%) IP Telephony
4 4 (0.63%) Skype
4 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.48%) BGP
5 3 (0.48%) Intranet
5 3 (0.48%) IPsec
5 3 (0.48%) Network Security
5 3 (0.48%) OSPF
5 3 (0.48%) SSL
5 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.48%) WLAN
6 2 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.43%) GIS
3 9 (1.43%) Spatial Data
4 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.48%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.32%) EDMS
7 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.16%) DataStage
8 1 (0.16%) Ingres
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.16%) QlikView
8 1 (0.16%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 19 (3.01%) JIRA
2 5 (0.79%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.79%) MSI
2 5 (0.79%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 191 (30.27%) Finance
2 59 (9.35%) Banking
3 53 (8.40%) Retail
4 26 (4.12%) Legal
4 26 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.69%) Marketing
6 12 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.74%) Local Government
8 9 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.27%) Automotive
10 7 (1.11%) Publishing
11 6 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.79%) Games
13 4 (0.63%) Law
14 3 (0.48%) Back Office
14 3 (0.48%) Billing
14 3 (0.48%) Electronics
14 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 434 (68.78%) Project Manager
2 55 (8.72%) Infrastructure Manager
3 53 (8.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 52 (8.24%) Analyst
4 52 (8.24%) IT Manager
5 46 (7.29%) IT Project Manager
6 36 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 35 (5.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 33 (5.23%) Programme Manager
9 30 (4.75%) Business Analyst
10 26 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 25 (3.96%) Digital Project Manager
11 25 (3.96%) Security Manager
12 23 (3.65%) Security Project Manager
13 19 (3.01%) Technical Manager
14 18 (2.85%) Banking Project Manager
14 18 (2.85%) Technical Project Manager
15 17 (2.69%) Software Project Manager
16 16 (2.54%) Consultant
16 16 (2.54%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.79%) .NET
1 5 (0.79%) Middleware
2 3 (0.48%) XML
3 2 (0.32%) COM
3 2 (0.32%) CSS
3 2 (0.32%) HTML
3 2 (0.32%) JSON
3 2 (0.32%) Leaflet
3 2 (0.32%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.16%) J2EE
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.16%) SOAP
4 1 (0.16%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.49%) NHS
5 20 (3.17%) PMI
6 9 (1.43%) Contactless
6 9 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.95%) Smart Meter
8 6 (0.95%) User Experience
9 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.79%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.48%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.48%) Informatics
11 3 (0.48%) Statistics
12 2 (0.32%) Online Games
12 2 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.77%) Windows
2 18 (2.85%) Linux
3 11 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.11%) Unix
5 7 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.63%) CentOS
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (96.67%) PRINCE2
2 337 (53.41%) Project Management
3 177 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (16.16%) ITIL
6 67 (10.62%) PRINCE
7 56 (8.87%) Change Management
8 50 (7.92%) Scrum
9 47 (7.45%) Migration
10 44 (6.97%) Programme Management
11 37 (5.86%) Project Planning
12 36 (5.71%) Business Analysis
13 33 (5.23%) Service Management
14 32 (5.07%) Service Delivery
15 31 (4.91%) Risk Management
16 26 (4.12%) SDLC
17 23 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 21 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (3.33%) CRM
18 21 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.54%) SQL
2 9 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.79%) VBScript
4 4 (0.63%) Java
5 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.32%) C++
6 2 (0.32%) PHP
6 2 (0.32%) Python
6 2 (0.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.16%) C
7 1 (0.16%) C#
7 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (8.24%) PMI Certification
2 51 (8.08%) Degree
3 40 (6.34%) Security Cleared
4 39 (6.18%) PMP
5 33 (5.23%) ITIL Certification
6 28 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.49%) ISEB
8 14 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (2.06%) CISSP
10 10 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (1.27%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.27%) MCSE
13 7 (1.11%) CCNA
13 7 (1.11%) CISM
14 5 (0.79%) APMP
15 4 (0.63%) CISMP
15 4 (0.63%) MAPM
16 3 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.90%) SLA
3 10 (1.58%) QA
4 8 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.48%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) FATCA
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.32%) MiFID
9 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
9 1 (0.16%) HL7
9 1 (0.16%) P3O
9 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.79%) BitLocker
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.63%) vSphere
4 4 (0.63%) XenApp
5 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) Squid
6 1 (0.16%) UAG
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) SCCM
2 5 (0.79%) Perfmon
2 5 (0.79%) WSUS
3 4 (0.63%) SCOM
4 2 (0.32%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.32%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 81 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.44%) SAP
3 27 (4.28%) Oracle
4 21 (3.33%) VMware
5 14 (2.22%) Cisco
6 13 (2.06%) Citrix
7 11 (1.74%) HP
8 7 (1.11%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.11%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.11%) Siebel
8 7 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.95%) Altiris
9 6 (0.95%) Chordiant
9 6 (0.95%) KANA
9 6 (0.95%) Pega
9 6 (0.95%) Remedy
9 6 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.79%) IBM
10 5 (0.79%) Intel Security
10 5 (0.79%) LANDesk
London
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + Per Day - Neg
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £450 - £500 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 13 days ago