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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 259 259 215
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 482 435 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.84% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 4.14% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 310 309
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.36 £23.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.56 £41.20 £37.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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
10906 10502 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 6074 5197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 490 442
Average hourly rate £38.25 £20.00 £18.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 430 £413 +0.60% 71
London +19 150 £450 - 26
South East +27 96 £383 +0.32% 6
East of England +13 37 £413 -13.15% 4
Scotland +9 37 £350 -16.16%
West Midlands +5 37 £375 -0.59% 5
South West +17 35 £381 -12.85% 3
North West -12 35 £400 -5.88% 9
Berkshire +20 31 £350 -6.66% 2
Edinburgh +1 26 £371 -12.82%
Hampshire +20 25 £375 - 2
Manchester -8 18 £350 -3.44% 5
Yorkshire -56 18 £356 -11.00% 8
East Midlands -10 17 £425 +31.78% 8
City of London +27 14 £415 +2.46% 4
Birmingham +8 14 £363 +16.00% 2
Surrey -6 13 £450 +28.57% 1
Gloucestershire +20 12 £305 +15.09%
Oxfordshire +7 12 £264 -32.37% 1
West Yorkshire -41 12 £356 -11.00% 5
Norfolk -2 10 £450 +9.09%
Nottinghamshire -6 10 £423 +22.90% 2
Cheshire -11 10 £450 -10.00% 2
Glasgow +12 9 £350 -
Reading -2 9 £413 -17.50%
North East -11 9 £325 -7.14% 2
Nottingham -12 9 £423 +22.90% 1
Coventry - 9 £418 - 1
Chester +6 8 £450 +5.88%
Essex +3 8 £425 +6.25%

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 880 (95.44%) PRINCE2
2 416 (45.12%) Project Management
3 278 (30.15%) Finance
4 273 (29.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 171 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (18.00%) ITIL
7 125 (13.56%) Microsoft
8 117 (12.69%) PRINCE
9 97 (10.52%) Security Cleared
10 90 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 86 (9.33%) Degree
12 84 (9.11%) Banking
12 84 (9.11%) Migration
13 79 (8.57%) Risk Management
14 76 (8.24%) Change Management
15 75 (8.13%) MS Project
16 65 (7.05%) Telecoms
17 58 (6.29%) Data Centre
18 57 (6.18%) Retail
19 56 (6.07%) PMI Certification
20 54 (5.86%) Scrum
20 54 (5.86%) Business Analysis
20 54 (5.86%) Project Planning
21 52 (5.64%) Change Control
22 51 (5.53%) Service Delivery
22 51 (5.53%) MS Office
23 48 (5.21%) Management Information System
23 48 (5.21%) Programme Management
24 47 (5.10%) Windows
25 46 (4.99%) ITIL Certification

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.65%) JBoss
7 5 (0.54%) CMS
7 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.54%) TPMS
8 4 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.33%) Confluence
9 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.33%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.22%) SAS
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 90 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 75 (8.13%) MS Project
3 51 (5.53%) MS Office
4 25 (2.71%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (1.63%) AutoCAD
6 15 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.87%) SAP HCM
1 8 (0.87%) Sonata
1 8 (0.87%) Tercero
2 6 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.54%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.43%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) Primavera
5 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.93%) Office 365
2 11 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.98%) SaaS
4 8 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.69%) LAN
2 26 (2.82%) WAN
3 14 (1.52%) Firewall
3 14 (1.52%) SAN
4 12 (1.30%) DNS
5 10 (1.08%) Internet
5 10 (1.08%) NetScaler
5 10 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.76%) MPLS
7 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.65%) Wireless
9 5 (0.54%) BGP
9 5 (0.54%) HTTP
9 5 (0.54%) Intranet
10 4 (0.43%) Extranet
10 4 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.43%) VoIP
10 4 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.54%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.43%) GIS
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.43%) Power BI
7 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.33%) OLAP
8 3 (0.33%) QlikView
8 3 (0.33%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.22%) DataStage
9 2 (0.22%) Ingres
9 2 (0.22%) QualityStage
9 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (2.60%) JIRA
2 3 (0.33%) Introscope
2 3 (0.33%) JProfiler
2 3 (0.33%) Toad
3 2 (0.22%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.11%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 278 (30.15%) Finance
2 84 (9.11%) Banking
3 65 (7.05%) Telecoms
4 57 (6.18%) Retail
5 21 (2.28%) Legal
6 20 (2.17%) Marketing
7 19 (2.06%) Law
8 18 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.74%) Local Government
10 15 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.19%) Publishing
13 10 (1.08%) Billing
14 7 (0.76%) Advertising
14 7 (0.76%) Electronics
15 4 (0.43%) Automotive
15 4 (0.43%) Front Office
15 4 (0.43%) German Language
15 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 605 (65.62%) Project Manager
2 85 (9.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 79 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 72 (7.81%) IT Manager
5 71 (7.70%) Senior Manager
6 70 (7.59%) Analyst
7 63 (6.83%) IT Project Manager
8 59 (6.40%) Senior Project Manager
9 43 (4.66%) Programme Manager
10 37 (4.01%) Technical Manager
11 36 (3.90%) Applications Manager
12 35 (3.80%) Technical Project Manager
13 34 (3.69%) Applications Project Manager
14 31 (3.36%) Implementation Manager
15 29 (3.15%) Business Manager
15 29 (3.15%) Digital Project Manager
16 28 (3.04%) Business Analyst
17 27 (2.93%) Project Implementation Manager
18 26 (2.82%) Implementation Project Manager
18 26 (2.82%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.63%) Middleware
2 10 (1.08%) Leaflet
3 6 (0.65%) J2EE
3 6 (0.65%) Spring
3 6 (0.65%) Struts
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.43%) .NET
5 4 (0.43%) XML
6 3 (0.33%) Web Services
7 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.22%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.22%) SOAP
8 1 (0.11%) CSS
8 1 (0.11%) HTML
8 1 (0.11%) JDBC
8 1 (0.11%) JSON
8 1 (0.11%) ODBC
8 1 (0.11%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 48 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.36%) NHS
5 25 (2.71%) PMI
6 16 (1.74%) Smart Meter
7 12 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 7 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 7 (0.76%) FMCG
8 7 (0.76%) Statistics
9 6 (0.65%) Informatics
10 4 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.33%) EPoS
11 3 (0.33%) LLPG
11 3 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.33%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.22%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.10%) Windows
2 21 (2.28%) Windows Server
3 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (1.52%) Linux
5 13 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.08%) Unix
7 8 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.43%) AIX
9 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.33%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Android
11 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (95.44%) PRINCE2
2 416 (45.12%) Project Management
3 273 (29.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 171 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (18.00%) ITIL
6 117 (12.69%) PRINCE
7 84 (9.11%) Migration
8 79 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 76 (8.24%) Change Management
10 54 (5.86%) Business Analysis
10 54 (5.86%) Project Planning
10 54 (5.86%) Scrum
11 52 (5.64%) Change Control
12 51 (5.53%) Service Delivery
13 48 (5.21%) Programme Management
14 42 (4.56%) Waterfall
15 41 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (3.69%) ERP
16 34 (3.69%) Service Management
17 32 (3.47%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 27 (2.93%) SQL
2 19 (2.06%) C
3 15 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 14 (1.52%) Java
5 8 (0.87%) VB
6 3 (0.33%) C++
6 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.33%) VB6
7 2 (0.22%) C#
7 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.11%) ABAP
8 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 86 (9.33%) Degree
3 56 (6.07%) PMI Certification
4 46 (4.99%) ITIL Certification
5 45 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 44 (4.77%) PMP
7 32 (3.47%) ISEB
8 24 (2.60%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.52%) BICSI Certification
9 14 (1.52%) BICSI RCDD
10 9 (0.98%) APMP
11 6 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.65%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.43%) CCNA
12 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.43%) CITP
12 4 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.69%) QA
2 20 (2.17%) SLA
3 14 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (1.19%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.76%) COBIT
5 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.33%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.33%) MiFID
7 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.08%) XenApp
3 10 (1.08%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.54%) vSphere
5 4 (0.43%) Firmware
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.30%) SCCM
2 11 (1.19%) SCOM
3 5 (0.54%) FortiGate
3 5 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.33%) nmon
5 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.22%) DameWare
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 125 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.77%) Oracle
3 34 (3.69%) SAP
4 23 (2.49%) VMware
5 19 (2.06%) Cisco
6 15 (1.63%) HP
6 15 (1.63%) IBM
7 14 (1.52%) Citrix
8 11 (1.19%) Rally
9 8 (0.87%) Avaloq
9 8 (0.87%) CheckPoint
10 7 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.65%) F5
12 5 (0.54%) Cognos
12 5 (0.54%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.54%) Symantec
13 4 (0.43%) Adobe
13 4 (0.43%) AppSense
13 4 (0.43%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.33%) Splunk
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day 3-6 month contract excellent day rate on off
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago