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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 256 262 215
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -47
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 524 419 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.75% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 3.98% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 281 311
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £25.00 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £22.54
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.45%

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
11059 10517 9039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.92% 18.83% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6665 5953 4982
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 450 469
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +10 449 £415 +3.75% 89
London +31 185 £425 +6.25% 32
South East -49 86 £425 +6.25% 15
Scotland +10 49 £455 +37.72% 3
South West +14 39 £375 -9.09% 9
Berkshire -9 38 £444 +4.41% 4
City of London +10 37 £425 -5.55% 6
Yorkshire -2 32 £400 +8.84% 10
North West -20 31 £450 +18.42% 5
West Midlands +16 27 £420 +26.79% 6
Edinburgh -4 23 £467 +33.42% 1
East of England -5 23 £400 -9.60% 4
Wales -2 20 £394 -1.56% 1
Manchester -9 20 £375 +44.23% 2
West Yorkshire -11 20 £375 +15.38% 6
South Wales +5 18 £388 -8.82% 1
Surrey +6 17 £450 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 16 £390 +0.64% 1
Leeds -13 16 £400 - 4
Wiltshire +12 13 £400 -4.76% 3
North East -18 13 £375 -1.31%
East Midlands -4 12 £325 -7.14% 5
Reading -4 12 £463 +14.19% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 12 £375 -13.79%
Tyne and Wear -15 12 £375 -1.31%
Hertfordshire +5 11 £400 -14.89% 2
Milton Keynes -4 11 £370 -4.51%
Gloucestershire -3 10 £368 -10.63% 3
Glasgow +7 9 - - 1
Bedfordshire +5 9 £406 -8.19%

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 919 (96.94%) PRINCE2
2 473 (49.89%) Project Management
3 359 (37.87%) Finance
4 259 (27.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 142 (14.98%) ITIL
6 116 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (10.97%) Banking
8 102 (10.76%) Microsoft
9 92 (9.70%) Risk Management
9 92 (9.70%) PRINCE
10 91 (9.60%) MS Project
11 77 (8.12%) Migration
12 73 (7.70%) PMI Certification
13 72 (7.59%) Data Centre
14 71 (7.49%) Degree
15 67 (7.07%) Telecoms
16 63 (6.65%) Change Management
16 63 (6.65%) MS Excel
17 62 (6.54%) Project Planning
18 61 (6.43%) PMP
19 60 (6.33%) Oracle
20 55 (5.80%) MS Office
20 55 (5.80%) Security Cleared
21 54 (5.70%) Retail
22 52 (5.49%) SAP
23 51 (5.38%) Supplier Management
24 49 (5.17%) Change Control
25 47 (4.96%) Programme Management
26 45 (4.75%) Waterfall
27 44 (4.64%) ISEB

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 42 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.95%) IBM Notes
3 5 (0.53%) Lync
4 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.32%) Drupal
5 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.21%) WordPress
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.11%) SAS
7 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.11%) IIS
7 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.11%) TPMS
Applications
1 91 (9.60%) MS Project
2 63 (6.65%) MS Excel
3 55 (5.80%) MS Office
4 30 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.21%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.21%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.21%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.21%) Primavera
5 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.64%) Office 365
2 17 (1.79%) SaaS
3 3 (0.32%) PaaS
4 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Trello
5 1 (0.11%) Yammer
5 1 (0.11%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.27%) WAN
2 28 (2.95%) Firewall
3 23 (2.43%) LAN
4 18 (1.90%) MPLS
5 16 (1.69%) VoIP
6 13 (1.37%) BGP
6 13 (1.37%) SAN
6 13 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (0.84%) DWDM
8 8 (0.84%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.74%) Network Security
9 7 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.53%) Intranet
10 5 (0.53%) DNS
10 5 (0.53%) HTTP
10 5 (0.53%) DHCP
11 4 (0.42%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.42%) SDH
11 4 (0.42%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (0.63%) Ingres
4 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (0.21%) MySQL
6 2 (0.21%) Big Data
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) QlikView
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.11%) MS Access
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (0.42%) JIRA
1 4 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.11%) TestNG
3 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.11%) JMeter
3 1 (0.11%) Maven
3 1 (0.11%) JUnit
General
1 359 (37.87%) Finance
2 104 (10.97%) Banking
3 67 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 54 (5.70%) Retail
5 28 (2.95%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.43%) Law
7 19 (2.00%) Marketing
8 17 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.79%) Legal
9 14 (1.48%) Local Government
10 11 (1.16%) Billing
10 11 (1.16%) Automotive
11 8 (0.84%) Electronics
12 7 (0.74%) German Language
13 6 (0.63%) Back Office
14 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.53%) Advertising
14 5 (0.53%) French Language
14 5 (0.53%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 641 (67.62%) Project Manager
2 85 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
3 82 (8.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 65 (6.86%) Analyst
5 42 (4.43%) IT Project Manager
6 40 (4.22%) Senior Manager
7 39 (4.11%) Programme Manager
8 37 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 34 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
10 33 (3.48%) Business Analyst
10 33 (3.48%) Technical Manager
11 32 (3.38%) Technical Project Manager
12 30 (3.16%) Test Manager
13 24 (2.53%) Service Manager
14 23 (2.43%) Consultant
15 21 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
16 20 (2.11%) PMO Analyst
17 18 (1.90%) Project Officer
18 15 (1.58%) Business Manager
19 14 (1.48%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.05%) .NET
2 7 (0.74%) Web Services
3 6 (0.63%) XML
4 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.32%) HTML
6 2 (0.21%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.21%) CSS
6 2 (0.21%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.11%) XMPP
7 1 (0.11%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.11%) WCF
7 1 (0.11%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (0.11%) jQuery
7 1 (0.11%) HTML5
7 1 (0.11%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.11%) CSS3
7 1 (0.11%) SOAP
7 1 (0.11%) XSLT
7 1 (0.11%) EDI
7 1 (0.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 33 (3.48%) PMI
2 33 (3.48%) NHS
3 22 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.16%) Smart Meter
6 9 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 9 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 8 (0.84%) DTV
8 7 (0.74%) User Experience
9 5 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (0.42%) EPoS
10 4 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.42%) CMDB
10 4 (0.42%) Derivative
10 4 (0.42%) Social Media
11 3 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.32%) FMCG
11 3 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.11%) Windows
2 26 (2.74%) Linux
3 13 (1.37%) UNIX
4 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.53%) AIX
8 4 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (96.94%) PRINCE2
2 473 (49.89%) Project Management
3 259 (27.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 142 (14.98%) ITIL
5 116 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (9.70%) Risk Management
6 92 (9.70%) PRINCE
7 77 (8.12%) Migration
8 63 (6.65%) Change Management
9 62 (6.54%) Project Planning
10 51 (5.38%) Supplier Management
11 49 (5.17%) Change Control
12 47 (4.96%) Programme Management
13 45 (4.75%) Waterfall
14 44 (4.64%) Scrum
15 42 (4.43%) Service Delivery
16 35 (3.69%) CRM
17 34 (3.59%) SDLC
18 31 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 31 (3.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (3.69%) SQL
2 15 (1.58%) C
3 9 (0.95%) Java
4 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.32%) PHP
4 3 (0.32%) VB
5 2 (0.21%) C#
6 1 (0.11%) VBScript
6 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.11%) ABAP
6 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.11%) XPath
6 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (7.70%) PMI Certification
2 71 (7.49%) Degree
3 61 (6.43%) PMP
4 55 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 44 (4.64%) ISEB
6 34 (3.59%) SC Cleared
7 32 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (2.32%) DV Cleared
9 20 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.84%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.63%) APMP
13 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.53%) CCIE
15 4 (0.42%) MCITP
16 3 (0.32%) CISM
16 3 (0.32%) MCTS
16 3 (0.32%) CCNP
16 3 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.95%) QA
2 25 (2.64%) SLA
3 7 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.74%) P3O
4 4 (0.42%) COBIT
4 4 (0.42%) MiFID
4 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.32%) EMIR
5 3 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) GAMP
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (0.95%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (0.32%) SCOM
2 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 102 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.33%) Oracle
3 52 (5.49%) SAP
4 36 (3.80%) Cisco
5 30 (3.16%) VMware
6 20 (2.11%) CheckPoint
7 16 (1.69%) HP
8 11 (1.16%) F5
9 10 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.95%) Lotus
10 9 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.84%) Citrix
11 8 (0.84%) Juniper
11 8 (0.84%) IBM
12 7 (0.74%) Intel
12 7 (0.74%) Avaloq
12 7 (0.74%) McAfee
13 6 (0.63%) BT
13 6 (0.63%) NetApp
13 6 (0.63%) Cognos
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Derby
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
England
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago