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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
UK
Rank 378 264 260
Rank change year-on-year
-114 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 231 461 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.90% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 4.23% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 302 294
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £29.78 £27.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -32.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £22.50 £20.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.37 £35.07 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.78 £27.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+8.28% -32.92%

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
9480 10888 10560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.84% 21.27% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6106 6780 6048
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 426 485
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +79.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -117 212 £425 +1.19% 55
London -60 72 £475 - 12
South East -21 54 £400 +10.34% 10
West Midlands -5 19 £319 -16.66% 13
North West +4 17 £400 - 2
South West -13 17 £375 +9.48% 10
Scotland +4 11 £350 - 2
Berkshire -2 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Hampshire -7 10 £425 +17.64%
City of London -5 9 £500 - 2
East Midlands -9 9 £380 -10.58% 3
East of England -42 9 £400 -3.03% 2
Cheshire +27 8 £419 -8.21%
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £453 +20.66% 1
Surrey +7 7 £400 -7.51% 2
Yorkshire +7 7 £365 +2.52% 3
Glasgow +2 6 £450 +28.57% 1
Milton Keynes 0 6 £403 +12.74%
Warwickshire -2 6 £349 -7.00%
West Sussex -7 6 £428 -1.72%
Oxfordshire -10 6 £475 +46.15% 3
Wiltshire -1 5 £625 +93.05% 1
South Wales +19 4 £350 -1.68% 2
North Yorkshire +10 4 - -
Wales +9 4 £350 +15.22% 2
Chester +5 4 £225 -50.00%
Bristol +5 4 £344 -11.29% 6
Merseyside +1 4 £465 +32.85%
Manchester -3 4 £344 -14.06% 2
Liverpool -5 4 £408 +16.42%

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 487 (97.60%) PRINCE2
2 243 (48.70%) Project Management
3 152 (30.46%) Finance
4 130 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (19.44%) ITIL
7 76 (15.23%) Security Cleared
8 61 (12.22%) SC Cleared
8 61 (12.22%) MS Project
8 61 (12.22%) PRINCE
9 60 (12.02%) Microsoft
9 60 (12.02%) Degree
10 57 (11.42%) Migration
11 54 (10.82%) Data Centre
12 53 (10.62%) PMI Certification
13 48 (9.62%) Change Management
14 45 (9.02%) PMO
15 44 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
16 42 (8.42%) PMP
17 39 (7.82%) MS Office
18 36 (7.21%) MS Excel
19 32 (6.41%) Retail
19 32 (6.41%) Mentoring
20 31 (6.21%) LAN
20 31 (6.21%) Banking
21 30 (6.01%) Supplier Management
22 29 (5.81%) Project Planning
23 28 (5.61%) Business Analysis
23 28 (5.61%) Waterfall
24 26 (5.21%) Programme Management

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 22 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.40%) CMS
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (12.22%) MS Project
2 39 (7.82%) MS Office
3 36 (7.21%) MS Excel
4 24 (4.81%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.80%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.60%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) Maximo
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.20%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.20%) Endur
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Primavera
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.61%) Office 365
2 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.20%) SaaS
5 4 (0.80%) IaaS
6 3 (0.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Veeva
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) Force.com
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.21%) LAN
2 17 (3.41%) WAN
3 11 (2.20%) Firewall
3 11 (2.20%) VoIP
4 6 (1.20%) Internet
4 6 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.00%) MPLS
5 5 (1.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.00%) VPN
6 4 (0.80%) DWDM
6 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.80%) SDH
7 3 (0.60%) HTTP
7 3 (0.60%) SAN
7 3 (0.60%) SSL
7 3 (0.60%) Wireless
7 3 (0.60%) WLAN
8 2 (0.40%) Intranet
8 2 (0.40%) IPsec
8 2 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.80%) Big Data
4 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.40%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.40%) Spatial Data
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 152 (30.46%) Finance
2 32 (6.41%) Retail
3 31 (6.21%) Banking
4 19 (3.81%) Legal
5 16 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.40%) Local Government
6 12 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.40%) Marketing
7 7 (1.40%) Automotive
7 7 (1.40%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 5 (1.00%) Back Office
9 5 (1.00%) Publishing
10 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.60%) Billing
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
11 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 2 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 320 (64.13%) Project Manager
2 51 (10.22%) Analyst
3 49 (9.82%) IT Manager
4 43 (8.62%) Business Analyst
4 43 (8.62%) IT Project Manager
5 37 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 34 (6.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 34 (6.81%) Programme Manager
7 26 (5.21%) Senior Manager
8 25 (5.01%) Business Manager
8 25 (5.01%) Senior Project Manager
9 19 (3.81%) Business Project Manager
9 19 (3.81%) Technical Manager
10 18 (3.61%) Technical Project Manager
11 16 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 16 (3.21%) Project Analyst
12 14 (2.81%) Service Manager
13 13 (2.61%) Agile Project Manager
13 13 (2.61%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 11 (2.20%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.60%) .NET
2 4 (0.80%) COM
2 4 (0.80%) Leaflet
2 4 (0.80%) Web Services
3 3 (0.60%) Middleware
3 3 (0.60%) XML
4 2 (0.40%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) Spring
5 1 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.82%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.01%) PMI
4 15 (3.01%) NHS
5 9 (1.80%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.40%) CCTV
6 7 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.80%) Life Science
9 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.60%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.40%) CMDB
10 2 (0.40%) Derivative
10 2 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.40%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.40%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.01%) Windows
2 7 (1.40%) Linux
3 6 (1.20%) Unix
4 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.40%) pSOS
6 2 (0.40%) VMS
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (97.60%) PRINCE2
2 243 (48.70%) Project Management
3 130 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (19.44%) ITIL
6 61 (12.22%) PRINCE
7 57 (11.42%) Migration
8 48 (9.62%) Change Management
9 32 (6.41%) Mentoring
10 30 (6.01%) Supplier Management
11 29 (5.81%) Project Planning
12 28 (5.61%) Business Analysis
12 28 (5.61%) Waterfall
13 26 (5.21%) Programme Management
14 25 (5.01%) Risk Management
15 24 (4.81%) Network Design
15 24 (4.81%) SDLC
15 24 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 20 (4.01%) Scrum
17 17 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.61%) Java
2 10 (2.00%) C
3 7 (1.40%) C#
3 7 (1.40%) SQL
4 3 (0.60%) C++
5 2 (0.40%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 76 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 60 (12.02%) Degree
4 53 (10.62%) PMI Certification
5 44 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
6 42 (8.42%) PMP
7 22 (4.41%) DV Cleared
8 21 (4.21%) BICSI Certification
8 21 (4.21%) BICSI RCDD
8 21 (4.21%) ISEB
9 10 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.80%) APMP
11 5 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.40%) CCDP
14 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.02%) PMO
2 18 (3.61%) QA
3 8 (1.60%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.60%) SLA
4 6 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.80%) GDPR
6 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.40%) BS25999
7 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.40%) EMIR
7 2 (0.40%) MiFID
7 2 (0.40%) P3O
7 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) MOM
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.01%) Oracle
3 18 (3.61%) Cisco
4 12 (2.40%) HP
4 12 (2.40%) SAP
5 6 (1.20%) CheckPoint
5 6 (1.20%) VMware
6 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.80%) IBM
7 4 (0.80%) NGA Human Resources
8 3 (0.60%) Citrix
8 3 (0.60%) Siebel
9 2 (0.40%) Aastra
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe
9 2 (0.40%) ATG
9 2 (0.40%) Avaya
9 2 (0.40%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.40%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.40%) Juniper
9 2 (0.40%) Tumbleweed
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.0 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £223 - £224 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £450 - £498 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £320 - £321 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago