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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 376 289 266
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 263 441 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.58% 3.85% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 271 352
Median daily rate £400 £403 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £388 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £26.25 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £22.50 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £27.50 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.54%

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
10201 11455 11748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.46% 20.66% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6461 6922 6661
Median daily rate £410 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 565 556
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -72 240 £405 -2.40% 40
London -65 69 £500 +12.04% 8
South East -13 45 £365 -18.88% 5
West Midlands -6 34 £335 -10.66% 5
East of England +13 19 £400 -3.03% 8
South West +6 19 £400 +14.28% 3
North West -14 18 £368 -5.76% 2
Scotland -16 18 £325 -10.95% 3
North East -32 17 £475 +22.58% 2
Shropshire - 17 £320 -
Telford - 17 £320 -
Hampshire +26 16 £340 -24.44% 1
East Midlands -3 13 £415 +9.21% 3
Manchester -6 13 £300 -20.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 13 £475 +22.58% 2
Tyne and Wear -34 13 £475 +27.09% 2
Yorkshire +4 11 £425 +19.38% 3
Warwickshire +4 11 £375 -13.79% 1
Bristol +11 9 £405 +4.51% 3
Berkshire -7 9 £390 -12.11% 1
Surrey +11 8 £343 -23.88%
City of London -4 7 £550 +32.53% 1
Northampton -6 7 £425 +29.77% 1
Northamptonshire -11 7 £425 +21.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £400 +14.28% 2
Hertfordshire +1 6 £425 -15.00%
Dorset +6 5 £400 +68.42%
Glasgow -1 5 £325 -6.47%
West Yorkshire +10 4 £365 +2.52% 3
Essex +9 4 £430 -18.09% 2

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 542 (98.37%) PRINCE2
2 264 (47.91%) Project Management
3 171 (31.03%) Finance
4 151 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (19.06%) ITIL
7 78 (14.16%) Security Cleared
8 64 (11.62%) Microsoft
9 62 (11.25%) SC Cleared
9 62 (11.25%) Degree
10 55 (9.98%) Change Management
11 54 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (9.62%) PRINCE
13 51 (9.26%) Banking
14 48 (8.71%) Migration
15 47 (8.53%) PMI Certification
16 46 (8.35%) MS Project
16 46 (8.35%) Retail
16 46 (8.35%) Data Centre
17 37 (6.72%) MS Excel
18 36 (6.53%) Mentoring
19 35 (6.35%) MS Office
19 35 (6.35%) PMP
20 33 (5.99%) Programme Management
20 33 (5.99%) Scrum
21 32 (5.81%) LAN
21 32 (5.81%) Business Analysis
22 29 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 27 (4.90%) SharePoint
23 27 (4.90%) Windows

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 27 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.54%) MS Project Server
2 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.36%) CMS
3 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (8.35%) MS Project
2 37 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 35 (6.35%) MS Office
4 24 (4.36%) MS Visio
5 18 (3.27%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.91%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.54%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.18%) Primavera
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.09%) Office 365
2 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.27%) IaaS
4 6 (1.09%) PaaS
5 4 (0.73%) Veeva
6 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.54%) Force.com
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.81%) LAN
2 17 (3.09%) WAN
3 11 (2.00%) Firewall
4 8 (1.45%) Wireless
5 6 (1.09%) Internet
5 6 (1.09%) SAN
5 6 (1.09%) SSL
5 6 (1.09%) VoIP
5 6 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.91%) BGP
6 5 (0.91%) IPsec
6 5 (0.91%) MPLS
6 5 (0.91%) OSPF
6 5 (0.91%) VPN
6 5 (0.91%) WLAN
7 4 (0.73%) DWDM
7 4 (0.73%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.73%) HTTP
7 4 (0.73%) SDH
8 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.09%) Spatial Data
3 4 (0.73%) GIS
3 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.36%) Big Data
5 2 (0.36%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.18%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) JIRA
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 171 (31.03%) Finance
2 51 (9.26%) Banking
3 46 (8.35%) Retail
4 24 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.72%) Legal
7 14 (2.54%) Marketing
8 11 (2.00%) Local Government
9 10 (1.81%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.45%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.73%) Advertising
12 4 (0.73%) Automotive
13 3 (0.54%) Back Office
13 3 (0.54%) Electronics
14 2 (0.36%) French Language
14 2 (0.36%) Front Office
14 2 (0.36%) Games
14 2 (0.36%) German Language
14 2 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 357 (64.79%) Project Manager
2 58 (10.53%) Analyst
3 50 (9.07%) IT Manager
4 45 (8.17%) IT Project Manager
5 42 (7.62%) Infrastructure Manager
6 38 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 37 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 25 (4.54%) Programme Manager
9 24 (4.36%) Senior Manager
10 23 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
11 20 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 16 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
12 16 (2.90%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 16 (2.90%) Technical Manager
13 15 (2.72%) Business Manager
13 15 (2.72%) Business Project Manager
14 14 (2.54%) Agile Project Manager
14 14 (2.54%) Software Project Manager
14 14 (2.54%) Technical Project Manager
15 13 (2.36%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.27%) .NET
2 4 (0.73%) COM
2 4 (0.73%) Leaflet
2 4 (0.73%) XML
3 3 (0.54%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.36%) Middleware
4 2 (0.36%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.18%) Velocity
5 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.35%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.63%) PMI
4 15 (2.72%) NHS
5 11 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 10 (1.81%) Contactless
7 6 (1.09%) Life Science
8 5 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.73%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.73%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.73%) User Experience
10 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.90%) Windows
2 15 (2.72%) Linux
3 5 (0.91%) Unix
3 5 (0.91%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.54%) CentOS
5 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (98.37%) PRINCE2
2 264 (47.91%) Project Management
3 151 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (19.06%) ITIL
6 55 (9.98%) Change Management
7 53 (9.62%) PRINCE
8 48 (8.71%) Migration
9 36 (6.53%) Mentoring
10 33 (5.99%) Programme Management
10 33 (5.99%) Scrum
11 32 (5.81%) Business Analysis
12 29 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 26 (4.72%) Project Planning
13 26 (4.72%) Waterfall
14 25 (4.54%) Supplier Management
15 24 (4.36%) Risk Management
16 23 (4.17%) SDLC
16 23 (4.17%) Service Management
17 20 (3.63%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.00%) Java
2 10 (1.81%) SQL
3 9 (1.63%) C
4 7 (1.27%) C#
5 4 (0.73%) C++
6 3 (0.54%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.18%) Ruby
7 1 (0.18%) VB
7 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 78 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 62 (11.25%) Degree
2 62 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 54 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
4 47 (8.53%) PMI Certification
5 35 (6.35%) PMP
6 25 (4.54%) DV Cleared
7 21 (3.81%) BICSI Certification
7 21 (3.81%) BICSI RCDD
7 21 (3.81%) ISEB
8 15 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (1.81%) APMP
9 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.27%) CISSP
11 5 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.73%) MAPM
13 3 (0.54%) CISM
13 3 (0.54%) MCSA
13 3 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.54%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) JSP 440
2 8 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.45%) SLA
3 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.54%) P3O
6 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.54%) vSphere
4 2 (0.36%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.18%) MOM
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.54%) Oracle
2 25 (4.54%) SAP
3 18 (3.27%) Cisco
4 14 (2.54%) HP
5 11 (2.00%) VMware
6 9 (1.63%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.09%) Citrix
7 6 (1.09%) Juniper
7 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.91%) Palo Alto
9 4 (0.73%) BMC
9 4 (0.73%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.73%) NGA Human Resources
9 4 (0.73%) Remedy
9 4 (0.73%) Siebel
9 4 (0.73%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.54%) 3PAR
10 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + negotiable d.o.e
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
ISL
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago