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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 233 187 188
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 476 555 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 1.09% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 6.12% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 332 355
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.74 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.62% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.53 £19.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £44.90 £46.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.23%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10442 9068 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.10% 17.77% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5891 4873 5063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 504 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.14 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -47 428 £400 -4.76% 108
London -13 191 £413 -8.33% 54
South East +18 117 £400 -8.57% 21
City of London +4 52 £450 -5.26% 27
Berkshire +21 39 £450 - 9
East of England -27 35 £413 +26.92% 8
South West -30 35 £425 +1.19% 5
Scotland -19 28 £330 -10.20% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 18 £425 -10.52% 2
North West -21 17 £300 - 7
Hampshire -22 16 £438 -7.89%
West Midlands -18 13 £320 -8.57% 7
Surrey -9 12 £425 +54.54% 1
Bedfordshire - 12 £400 - 5
Glasgow +5 11 £325 -1.51% 1
Edinburgh -18 11 £350 -12.50% 1
Essex -3 9 £375 +34.52% 1
Oxfordshire -4 9 £350 -17.64%
Manchester -9 9 £220 -12.00% 3
Cheshire -4 8 £513 +45.24% 1
Gloucestershire -5 8 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes 0 7 £255 -39.64% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 7 £400 +33.33%
Somerset - 7 £385 - 1
Devon -9 6 £375 -0.33%
South Wales -15 6 £388 +10.71% 2
East Midlands -16 6 £370 +8.34% 5
Wales -19 6 £388 -3.12% 2
Reading +6 5 £438 -2.77% 3
Kent +3 5 £400 -27.27%

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1011 (97.59%) PRINCE2
2 449 (43.34%) Project Management
3 301 (29.05%) Finance
4 255 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 166 (16.02%) ITIL
6 146 (14.09%) MS Project
7 108 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 107 (10.33%) PRINCE
9 106 (10.23%) PMI Certification
10 94 (9.07%) MS Excel
11 92 (8.88%) Security Cleared
12 85 (8.20%) Risk Management
13 84 (8.11%) Banking
14 80 (7.72%) Programme Management
14 80 (7.72%) SAP
15 79 (7.63%) Degree
16 78 (7.53%) Retail
17 74 (7.14%) SharePoint
18 70 (6.76%) SC Cleared
19 68 (6.56%) Change Management
20 67 (6.47%) Migration
21 65 (6.27%) Telecoms
22 62 (5.98%) Windows
23 59 (5.69%) PMP
24 58 (5.60%) MS Office
24 58 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
25 56 (5.41%) Project Planning
26 50 (4.83%) Scrum
27 49 (4.73%) PMI
28 48 (4.63%) Change Control

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 74 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.32%) MS Project Server
3 10 (0.97%) CMS
4 8 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.68%) Lync
6 5 (0.48%) Drupal
7 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.29%) IIS
8 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.19%) FileNet
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.097%) WordPress
10 1 (0.097%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.097%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.097%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.097%) SAS
Applications
1 146 (14.09%) MS Project
2 94 (9.07%) MS Excel
3 58 (5.60%) MS Office
4 41 (3.96%) MS Visio
5 40 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.39%) Summit
4 3 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.19%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.19%) Aligne
5 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.19%) assyst
5 2 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Agresso
5 2 (0.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.68%) SaaS
3 5 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.19%) WAN
2 21 (2.03%) LAN
3 14 (1.35%) VoIP
4 13 (1.25%) Unified Communications
5 11 (1.06%) MPLS
6 10 (0.97%) SAN
7 6 (0.58%) NAS
7 6 (0.58%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (0.48%) Internet
8 5 (0.48%) Firewall
9 4 (0.39%) Wireless
9 4 (0.39%) WLAN
9 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.29%) FTP
10 3 (0.29%) Broadband
10 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.29%) Intranet
10 3 (0.29%) DNS
10 3 (0.29%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.06%) MS Access
4 10 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.29%) QlikView
7 3 (0.29%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.19%) DTS
9 1 (0.097%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.19%) Introscope
3 2 (0.19%) Toad
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.19%) JProfiler
3 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.19%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.097%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.097%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.097%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.097%) LSMW
4 1 (0.097%) JIRA
General
1 301 (29.05%) Finance
2 84 (8.11%) Banking
3 78 (7.53%) Retail
4 65 (6.27%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.09%) Legal
6 25 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.74%) Marketing
8 17 (1.64%) Back Office
9 13 (1.25%) Law
10 11 (1.06%) Advertising
10 11 (1.06%) French Language
11 10 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.97%) Publishing
11 10 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.87%) Front Office
12 9 (0.87%) Local Government
13 8 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.48%) Automotive
14 5 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 683 (65.93%) Project Manager
2 103 (9.94%) Infrastructure Manager
3 100 (9.65%) Analyst
4 99 (9.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 63 (6.08%) Senior Manager
6 61 (5.89%) Senior Project Manager
7 50 (4.83%) Business Analyst
7 50 (4.83%) IT Project Manager
8 48 (4.63%) Programme Manager
9 47 (4.54%) Technical Manager
10 44 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 42 (4.05%) Technical Project Manager
12 30 (2.90%) Business Manager
13 25 (2.41%) PMO Analyst
14 24 (2.32%) Coordinator
15 19 (1.83%) Business Project Manager
16 17 (1.64%) Project Coordinator
17 16 (1.54%) Change Manager
17 16 (1.54%) Test Manager
17 16 (1.54%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.45%) Web Services
2 14 (1.35%) .NET
3 6 (0.58%) XML
3 6 (0.58%) Middleware
4 5 (0.48%) HTML
4 5 (0.48%) JSP
5 4 (0.39%) Struts
5 4 (0.39%) CSS
5 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.39%) Swing
5 4 (0.39%) Spring
5 4 (0.39%) WCF
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.19%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.19%) ODBC
7 2 (0.19%) J2EE
7 2 (0.19%) JDBC
8 1 (0.097%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.73%) PMI
2 35 (3.38%) NHS
3 29 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.03%) GIS
5 12 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.16%) CMDB
6 10 (0.97%) FMCG
7 9 (0.87%) Clustering
8 7 (0.68%) EPoS
8 7 (0.68%) iSeries
9 6 (0.58%) AS400
9 6 (0.58%) Derivative
10 5 (0.48%) Social Media
11 4 (0.39%) e-Health
11 4 (0.39%) CCTV
11 4 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.39%) PACS
12 3 (0.29%) Replication
12 3 (0.29%) Social Network
12 3 (0.29%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 62 (5.98%) Windows
2 30 (2.90%) Windows 7
3 20 (1.93%) UNIX
4 10 (0.97%) Windows XP
5 9 (0.87%) Linux
6 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.39%) Solaris
8 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.19%) Android
9 2 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.097%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.097%) VMS
10 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (97.59%) PRINCE2
2 449 (43.34%) Project Management
3 255 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (16.02%) ITIL
5 107 (10.33%) PRINCE
6 85 (8.20%) Risk Management
7 80 (7.72%) Programme Management
8 68 (6.56%) Change Management
9 67 (6.47%) Migration
10 58 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (5.41%) Project Planning
12 50 (4.83%) Scrum
13 48 (4.63%) Change Control
14 38 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (3.67%) Business Analysis
14 38 (3.67%) Service Management
15 37 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
16 34 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (3.09%) ERP
18 31 (2.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.41%) SQL
2 16 (1.54%) Java
3 9 (0.87%) C
4 4 (0.39%) PHP
4 4 (0.39%) VBA
5 3 (0.29%) C#
6 2 (0.19%) C++
6 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.19%) VB
6 2 (0.19%) ABAP
6 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.097%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 106 (10.23%) PMI Certification
2 92 (8.88%) Security Cleared
3 79 (7.63%) Degree
4 70 (6.76%) SC Cleared
5 59 (5.69%) PMP
6 28 (2.70%) ISEB
7 25 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (1.64%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.29%) AAT
13 3 (0.29%) MBA
13 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.29%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.29%) APMP
14 2 (0.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.76%) QA
2 23 (2.22%) P3O
3 10 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.68%) SLA
4 7 (0.68%) EMIR
5 5 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.097%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.29%) SCCM
2 3 (0.29%) SCOM
3 2 (0.19%) nmon
4 1 (0.097%) OpenView
4 1 (0.097%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.097%) Puppet
4 1 (0.097%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.097%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 108 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.72%) SAP
3 35 (3.38%) Oracle
4 27 (2.61%) VMware
5 23 (2.22%) Cisco
6 22 (2.12%) Citrix
7 14 (1.35%) IBM
7 14 (1.35%) HP
8 9 (0.87%) Business Objects
8 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.58%) Remedy
9 6 (0.58%) EMC
9 6 (0.58%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.48%) Murex
11 4 (0.39%) Cognos
11 4 (0.39%) Sun
11 4 (0.39%) Juniper
11 4 (0.39%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.29%) Planview
12 3 (0.29%) NetApp
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East England
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago