The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Practitioner in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Practitioner over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 333 356 295
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -61
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 342 282 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 2.69% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 196 197
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
- -10.56%

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
11120 10486 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6676 5963 5076
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 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 434 478
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner within the UK.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner within the UK.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +31 321 £436 +2.64% 45
London +13 93 £475 +7.95% 13
South East +4 80 £413 -1.78% 9
North West +16 63 £428 +6.87% 6
Berkshire +17 33 £363 +20.91% 4
South West -16 28 £380 -5.00% 3
Lancashire +10 24 £425 +13.33% 2
Blackpool - 20 £425 - 1
West Midlands -1 16 £433 +8.12% 1
East of England -7 16 £475 -5.00% 6
City of London +6 15 £500 +16.27% 2
Reading +3 15 £280 -60.00% 2
Cheshire +4 14 £500 +17.64%
Manchester -14 14 £431 +7.81% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 13 £425 +2.40%
Warrington - 13 £500 -
Devon -11 12 £355 -11.25%
Milton Keynes -12 12 £450 +8.76%
Bristol +3 11 £378 -8.48% 2
Exeter +1 10 £355 -9.55%
Hampshire -9 10 £389 -13.61% 2
Surrey +3 9 £456 +29.98%
Yorkshire -22 9 £400 - 4
East Midlands -5 8 £450 -3.74% 2
Scotland -15 8 £363 -3.33%
North East -20 8 £453 -12.26% 1
East Sussex - 8 £420 -
Brighton - 8 £420 -
Hertfordshire +8 7 £455 +13.75% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £500 +42.85% 2

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 607 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 362 (59.64%) Project Management
3 203 (33.44%) Finance
4 147 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (23.06%) ITIL
6 120 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 108 (17.79%) MS Project
8 103 (16.97%) Security Cleared
9 85 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 81 (13.34%) MS Excel
11 76 (12.52%) Risk Management
11 76 (12.52%) APMP
12 70 (11.53%) Change Management
13 66 (10.87%) SC Cleared
14 63 (10.38%) Migration
14 63 (10.38%) PMI Certification
15 59 (9.72%) MS Office
15 59 (9.72%) Waterfall
16 58 (9.56%) Degree
17 54 (8.90%) Programme Management
18 52 (8.57%) Change Control
19 50 (8.24%) Project Planning
19 50 (8.24%) PMP
20 44 (7.25%) Service Management
21 41 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (6.43%) Data Centre
23 37 (6.10%) SharePoint
23 37 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
24 36 (5.93%) Telecoms
25 35 (5.77%) Scrum

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.66%) WorkSite
4 3 (0.49%) Confluence
5 2 (0.33%) Lync
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 108 (17.79%) MS Project
2 81 (13.34%) MS Excel
3 59 (9.72%) MS Office
4 37 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (4.61%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.15%) Maya
7 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Maximo
2 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.33%) Primavera
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
3 1 (0.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.65%) Office 365
2 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.46%) WAN
2 18 (2.97%) Firewall
3 17 (2.80%) LAN
4 9 (1.48%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (1.15%) VoIP
5 7 (1.15%) SAN
6 6 (0.99%) MPLS
7 5 (0.82%) Internet
7 5 (0.82%) VPN
7 5 (0.82%) 4G
8 4 (0.66%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.66%) DMZ
8 4 (0.66%) 3GPP
8 4 (0.66%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.66%) HTTP
8 4 (0.66%) Network Security
9 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.49%) Intranet
10 2 (0.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.99%) IDOL
4 5 (0.82%) Big Data
5 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.33%) QlikView
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.33%) MySQL
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.16%) GeoQlik
7 1 (0.16%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (2.64%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.66%) JIRA
3 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) Selenium
4 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
General
1 203 (33.44%) Finance
2 36 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.46%) Legal
4 18 (2.97%) Law
4 18 (2.97%) Retail
5 14 (2.31%) Banking
6 12 (1.98%) Marketing
7 9 (1.48%) Local Government
8 8 (1.32%) Publishing
9 7 (1.15%) Billing
10 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.49%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.33%) Back Office
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 413 (68.04%) Project Manager
2 53 (8.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 53 (8.73%) Infrastructure Manager
3 48 (7.91%) Analyst
4 39 (6.43%) Senior Manager
5 38 (6.26%) IT Project Manager
6 37 (6.10%) Senior Project Manager
6 37 (6.10%) Business Analyst
6 37 (6.10%) Programme Manager
7 18 (2.97%) Technical Project Manager
7 18 (2.97%) Technical Manager
8 15 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 14 (2.31%) Business Manager
9 14 (2.31%) Project Planner
10 13 (2.14%) Agile Project Manager
11 12 (1.98%) Change Manager
12 8 (1.32%) Service Manager
12 8 (1.32%) NHS Project Manager
12 8 (1.32%) Project Officer
13 7 (1.15%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.65%) Web Services
2 3 (0.49%) .NET
3 2 (0.33%) CSS
3 2 (0.33%) JSP
3 2 (0.33%) HTML
3 2 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.16%) JFC
4 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.16%) Velocity
4 1 (0.16%) WSRP
4 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.43%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.12%) NHS
4 24 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.46%) PMI
6 10 (1.65%) Biometrics
7 9 (1.48%) User Experience
8 8 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (0.82%) Informatics
10 5 (0.82%) CCTV
10 5 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.49%) EPoS
13 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.33%) Replication
13 2 (0.33%) Life Science
13 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.78%) Windows
2 7 (1.15%) Linux
2 7 (1.15%) UNIX
3 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.33%) pSOS
4 2 (0.33%) AIX
4 2 (0.33%) Solaris
5 1 (0.16%) VMS
5 1 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 362 (59.64%) Project Management
3 147 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (23.06%) ITIL
5 120 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (12.52%) Risk Management
7 70 (11.53%) Change Management
8 63 (10.38%) Migration
9 59 (9.72%) Waterfall
10 54 (8.90%) Programme Management
11 52 (8.57%) Change Control
12 50 (8.24%) Project Planning
13 44 (7.25%) Service Management
14 35 (5.77%) Scrum
15 33 (5.44%) Business Analysis
16 29 (4.78%) Configuration Management
17 28 (4.61%) Supplier Management
18 26 (4.28%) Information Security
18 26 (4.28%) Coaching
19 25 (4.12%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.65%) JavaScript
2 9 (1.48%) Python
2 9 (1.48%) C
3 8 (1.32%) C++
4 6 (0.99%) Java
5 5 (0.82%) SQL
6 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.33%) VB
6 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.33%) VB6
6 2 (0.33%) Scala
7 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (16.97%) Security Cleared
2 76 (12.52%) APMP
3 66 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 63 (10.38%) PMI Certification
5 58 (9.56%) Degree
6 50 (8.24%) PMP
7 29 (4.78%) DV Cleared
8 23 (3.79%) ISEB
9 21 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.99%) HNC
11 6 (0.99%) HND
11 6 (0.99%) MCTS
11 6 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.33%) MAPM
14 2 (0.33%) CCNA
14 2 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.77%) P3O
2 20 (3.29%) QA
3 4 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.99%) vSphere
4 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.66%) XenServer
6 3 (0.49%) vCloud
7 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.33%) Samba
7 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.33%) SCCM
1 2 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.16%) OpenView
2 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.16%) Netcool
2 1 (0.16%) WSUS
2 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 85 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.95%) SAP
3 18 (2.97%) Cisco
4 17 (2.80%) Oracle
5 16 (2.64%) HP
6 14 (2.31%) CheckPoint
7 12 (1.98%) Remedy
8 11 (1.81%) Huawei
9 9 (1.48%) VMware
9 9 (1.48%) Amdocs
9 9 (1.48%) Nokia
9 9 (1.48%) Ericsson
10 5 (0.82%) Citrix
10 5 (0.82%) IBM
11 4 (0.66%) EMC
11 4 (0.66%) Juniper
11 4 (0.66%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (0.66%) NetApp
12 3 (0.49%) Siebel
13 2 (0.33%) Sun
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: up to £400 per day depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Jersey, Channel Isles
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £320 to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day + Depends on level
Posted: 14 days ago
Croydon
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450.00 - £486.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago