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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 374 267 235
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -32
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 293 460 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.82% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 4.33% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 296 361
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Median hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.41 £26.19 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £43.10 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.16 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.40% +10.00%

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
11609 10630 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.88% 18.97% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7262 6198 6147
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 554 499
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -81 268 £425 +3.03% 59
London -56 89 £475 +5.55% 20
South East +6 69 £410 -8.88% 15
North West -18 27 £350 -7.28% 4
West Midlands -28 24 £450 +16.88% 6
Buckinghamshire +26 22 £406 -2.27% 1
Milton Keynes +24 22 £406 -2.27% 1
Scotland -25 22 £425 +6.25% 2
East of England +12 21 £425 +10.38% 6
Manchester -7 18 £388 -9.35% 2
South West -18 17 £375 -2.59% 3
Oxfordshire +16 13 £400 - 2
City of London +8 13 £458 -3.68% 5
Edinburgh -10 13 £500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -4 11 £425 +6.25% 2
Birmingham -5 11 £525 +31.25% 1
Berkshire -17 10 £425 -10.05% 1
East Midlands +2 9 £415 +27.69% 2
Surrey -9 8 £425 -10.52% 7
Hertfordshire +19 7 £375 -12.79% 5
Hampshire -10 7 £381 -9.22% 1
West Yorkshire -7 6 £425 +6.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £450 +9.09%
Bedfordshire +7 5 £525 -22.22% 1
Glasgow 0 5 £338 +2.27% 1
Reading -4 5 £425 -18.66%
Gloucestershire -7 5 £275 -21.42% 2
Leeds -9 5 £400 +6.66%
Wiltshire -15 5 £375 -6.25%
Cambridge +6 4 £450 +9.09%

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 719 (95.48%) PRINCE2
2 400 (53.12%) Project Management
3 219 (29.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 200 (26.56%) Finance
5 151 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (17.93%) ITIL
7 101 (13.41%) Microsoft
8 89 (11.82%) PRINCE
9 72 (9.56%) Migration
10 67 (8.90%) MS Excel
11 64 (8.50%) Change Management
12 63 (8.37%) Security Cleared
13 60 (7.97%) Degree
14 58 (7.70%) Scrum
15 56 (7.44%) Windows
15 56 (7.44%) MS Project
16 52 (6.91%) PMI Certification
17 50 (6.64%) Programme Management
17 50 (6.64%) Retail
18 49 (6.51%) Banking
19 48 (6.37%) Risk Management
20 42 (5.58%) PMP
20 42 (5.58%) Business Analysis
20 42 (5.58%) Project Planning
21 39 (5.18%) MS Office
22 38 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
23 37 (4.91%) Service Delivery
24 36 (4.78%) Service Management
24 36 (4.78%) Data Centre
25 35 (4.65%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.20%) MS Project Server
3 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.53%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.40%) SAS
7 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Confluence
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.13%) JBoss
8 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 67 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 56 (7.44%) MS Project
3 39 (5.18%) MS Office
4 20 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.93%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.66%) Primavera
4 3 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.13%) Sonata
6 1 (0.13%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.45%) Office 365
2 9 (1.20%) SaaS
3 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.66%) LAN
2 15 (1.99%) WAN
3 13 (1.73%) SAN
4 12 (1.59%) Firewall
5 9 (1.20%) DNS
6 7 (0.93%) Internet
7 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.66%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.53%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.53%) Network Security
10 3 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.40%) Skype
11 2 (0.27%) 4G
11 2 (0.27%) DHCP
11 2 (0.27%) Intranet
11 2 (0.27%) MPLS
11 2 (0.27%) VoIP
11 2 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.20%) Spatial Data
4 7 (0.93%) GIS
5 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.53%) DataStage
7 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.40%) Power BI
8 3 (0.40%) QlikView
8 3 (0.40%) QualityStage
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (3.05%) JIRA
2 5 (0.66%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.66%) MSI
2 5 (0.66%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 200 (26.56%) Finance
2 50 (6.64%) Retail
3 49 (6.51%) Banking
4 33 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.85%) Legal
6 25 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.66%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.39%) Marketing
9 17 (2.26%) Publishing
10 14 (1.86%) Automotive
11 13 (1.73%) Local Government
12 9 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.93%) Billing
14 6 (0.80%) Law
15 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.53%) Games
17 3 (0.40%) Back Office
18 2 (0.27%) Advertising
18 2 (0.27%) Front Office
18 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 498 (66.14%) Project Manager
2 65 (8.63%) IT Manager
3 62 (8.23%) Infrastructure Manager
4 58 (7.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 57 (7.57%) Senior Manager
6 55 (7.30%) IT Project Manager
7 54 (7.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 51 (6.77%) Analyst
9 41 (5.44%) Programme Manager
10 33 (4.38%) Digital Project Manager
11 30 (3.98%) Technical Manager
12 29 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 29 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
13 28 (3.72%) Applications Manager
13 28 (3.72%) Applications Project Manager
14 24 (3.19%) Security Manager
14 24 (3.19%) Software Project Manager
15 21 (2.79%) Consultant
15 21 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 21 (2.79%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.33%) Middleware
2 6 (0.80%) .NET
3 5 (0.66%) Leaflet
4 3 (0.40%) Web Services
5 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.27%) CSS
5 2 (0.27%) HTML
5 2 (0.27%) JSON
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.27%) SOAP
5 2 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) COM
6 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.13%) J2EE
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.78%) Data Centre
2 35 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.45%) NHS
5 14 (1.86%) PMI
6 13 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.20%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.06%) Reference Data
9 7 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.66%) Informatics
10 5 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.66%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.53%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.53%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.53%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.53%) EPoS
11 4 (0.53%) User Experience
12 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.44%) Windows
2 18 (2.39%) Windows Server
3 14 (1.86%) Windows 7
3 14 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.20%) Linux
5 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.80%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.66%) Unix
8 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (95.48%) PRINCE2
2 400 (53.12%) Project Management
3 219 (29.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 151 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (17.93%) ITIL
6 89 (11.82%) PRINCE
7 72 (9.56%) Migration
8 64 (8.50%) Change Management
9 58 (7.70%) Scrum
10 50 (6.64%) Programme Management
11 48 (6.37%) Risk Management
12 42 (5.58%) Business Analysis
12 42 (5.58%) Project Planning
13 37 (4.91%) Service Delivery
14 36 (4.78%) Service Management
15 33 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 29 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (3.85%) Project Governance
17 27 (3.59%) Change Control
17 27 (3.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.66%) SQL
2 16 (2.12%) PowerShell
3 6 (0.80%) C
4 5 (0.66%) VBScript
5 4 (0.53%) VB
6 3 (0.40%) Java
6 3 (0.40%) VB6
7 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.27%) C#
7 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.27%) PHP
7 2 (0.27%) Python
7 2 (0.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 60 (7.97%) Degree
3 52 (6.91%) PMI Certification
4 42 (5.58%) PMP
5 38 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
6 32 (4.25%) SC Cleared
7 22 (2.92%) ISEB
8 15 (1.99%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.20%) APMP
12 9 (1.20%) CISSP
12 9 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (1.06%) CCNA
13 8 (1.06%) MCSE
14 6 (0.80%) CISM
15 5 (0.66%) BICSI Certification
15 5 (0.66%) BICSI RCDD
16 3 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.39%) SLA
2 15 (1.99%) QA
3 14 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.06%) COBIT
4 8 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.40%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.40%) MiFID
7 3 (0.40%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.27%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) EMIR
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.93%) XenApp
6 5 (0.66%) BitLocker
6 5 (0.66%) vSphere
6 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) UAG
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.59%) SCCM
2 7 (0.93%) SCOM
3 5 (0.66%) Perfmon
3 5 (0.66%) WSUS
4 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.27%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.27%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (0.27%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) DameWare
6 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 101 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.52%) Oracle
3 28 (3.72%) SAP
4 26 (3.45%) VMware
5 18 (2.39%) Citrix
6 13 (1.73%) IBM
7 12 (1.59%) Cisco
8 10 (1.33%) Symantec
9 9 (1.20%) HP
9 9 (1.20%) Pega
9 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.93%) Chordiant
10 7 (0.93%) KANA
10 7 (0.93%) Siebel
10 7 (0.93%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.80%) Altiris
11 6 (0.80%) Cognos
11 6 (0.80%) Google
11 6 (0.80%) Informatica
11 6 (0.80%) ServiceNow
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago