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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 333 288 354
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +66
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 286 336 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 3.64% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 201 156
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.75 £26.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% +14.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.75 £23.79
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +29.28%

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
10574 9243 10096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.62% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5992 5056 5167
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 481 630
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -45 256 £425 +6.25% 61
London +5 102 £450 +12.50% 24
South East -8 56 £419 +24.07% 12
South West -16 36 £400 +5.96% 7
East of England -44 25 £500 +25.00% 5
Scotland -20 19 £375 +6.68%
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £413 -14.28% 3
Milton Keynes +9 14 £410 -14.80%
Berkshire -11 14 £300 +9.09% 2
North West -11 14 £400 - 2
West Midlands -15 14 £400 +31.14% 2
City of London +18 12 £428 -21.91% 12
Hampshire -5 11 £450 -33.33% 2
Manchester -24 8 £406 +1.56% 1
Birmingham -2 6 £400 +14.28% 1
Essex -9 6 £350 +19.45% 1
East Midlands +3 5 £525 +29.23% 3
Reading +2 5 £700 +148.88% 1
Oxfordshire -7 5 £415 +38.33%
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £350 -17.64% 1
Wales -14 5 £300 -20.00%
Bristol -22 5 £413 +13.01% 3
Edinburgh -24 5 £293 -19.31%
Slough +4 4 £250 -41.17%
Coventry -6 4 £525 +72.13%
Somerset -7 4 £375 -
South Wales -9 4 £300 -20.00%
Lancashire - 4 £375 -
Docklands, London +11 3 £675 +92.85%
Surrey -3 3 £351 - 4

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 594 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 349 (58.75%) Project Management
3 206 (34.68%) Finance
4 148 (24.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (22.22%) MS Project
5 132 (22.22%) ITIL
6 106 (17.85%) Microsoft
7 96 (16.16%) PMI Certification
8 94 (15.82%) Security Cleared
9 86 (14.48%) Migration
10 84 (14.14%) MS Excel
11 81 (13.64%) PMP
12 73 (12.29%) SC Cleared
13 71 (11.95%) Change Management
14 66 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (10.77%) Degree
16 59 (9.93%) Risk Management
17 52 (8.75%) Service Management
17 52 (8.75%) Change Control
18 50 (8.42%) Supplier Management
19 49 (8.25%) MS Office
20 47 (7.91%) ISEB
21 46 (7.74%) Oracle
22 44 (7.41%) PMI
23 42 (7.07%) Waterfall
24 38 (6.40%) Management Information System
25 37 (6.23%) Scrum
25 37 (6.23%) Programme Management
26 36 (6.06%) Project Planning
26 36 (6.06%) APMP

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 25 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.85%) Lync
3 9 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.35%) Confluence
5 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.51%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.34%) IIS
7 2 (0.34%) SAS
7 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.34%) CMS
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Documentum
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 132 (22.22%) MS Project
2 84 (14.14%) MS Excel
3 49 (8.25%) MS Office
4 34 (5.72%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.01%) Maximo
3 3 (0.51%) Summit
3 3 (0.51%) CA Clarity
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.34%) MultiFonds
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.34%) Agresso
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) assyst
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.88%) Internet
2 13 (2.19%) Firewall
2 13 (2.19%) WAN
3 12 (2.02%) LAN
3 12 (2.02%) SAN
4 7 (1.18%) VoIP
5 6 (1.01%) Intranet
6 5 (0.84%) MPLS
7 4 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.51%) LLU
8 3 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.34%) Network Security
9 2 (0.34%) Wireless
10 1 (0.17%) VDSL
10 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.17%) DNS
10 1 (0.17%) IPv4
10 1 (0.17%) IPv6
10 1 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.53%) SQL Server
1 15 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.84%) EDRMS
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.34%) MySQL
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (2.02%) JIRA
2 2 (0.34%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.17%) MSI
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 206 (34.68%) Finance
2 31 (5.22%) Retail
3 27 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.21%) Banking
5 10 (1.68%) Marketing
5 10 (1.68%) Local Government
6 8 (1.35%) Legal
7 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
7 6 (1.01%) Automotive
8 5 (0.84%) Games
8 5 (0.84%) Military
8 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.84%) German Language
9 4 (0.67%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Law
10 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 422 (71.04%) Project Manager
2 51 (8.59%) IT Project Manager
3 50 (8.42%) Senior Manager
4 48 (8.08%) Senior Project Manager
5 45 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
6 42 (7.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 39 (6.57%) Programme Manager
8 25 (4.21%) Analyst
9 20 (3.37%) Service Manager
10 17 (2.86%) Business Analyst
11 15 (2.53%) Business Manager
11 15 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 14 (2.36%) Service Transition Manager
12 14 (2.36%) Transition Manager
12 14 (2.36%) Technical Manager
12 14 (2.36%) Change Manager
13 11 (1.85%) Project Planner
13 11 (1.85%) Delivery Manager
14 10 (1.68%) Technical Project Manager
14 10 (1.68%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.19%) .NET
2 6 (1.01%) Web Services
3 4 (0.67%) XML
3 4 (0.67%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.51%) SOAP
4 3 (0.51%) REST
5 2 (0.34%) Middleware
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.17%) COM
6 1 (0.17%) JSP
6 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) Velocity
6 1 (0.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.41%) PMI
2 38 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.01%) NHS
5 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
5 5 (0.84%) CLARiiON
5 5 (0.84%) Symmetrix DMX
5 5 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 4 (0.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.67%) Replication
6 4 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (0.67%) Clustering
6 4 (0.67%) CCTV
7 3 (0.51%) Economics
7 3 (0.51%) Biometrics
7 3 (0.51%) EPoS
7 3 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.51%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.34%) New Media
8 2 (0.34%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.05%) Windows
2 16 (2.69%) Linux
3 15 (2.53%) UNIX
4 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.51%) pSOS
5 3 (0.51%) AIX
5 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.17%) VMS
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 349 (58.75%) Project Management
3 148 (24.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (22.22%) ITIL
5 86 (14.48%) Migration
6 71 (11.95%) Change Management
7 66 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (9.93%) Risk Management
9 52 (8.75%) Service Management
9 52 (8.75%) Change Control
10 50 (8.42%) Supplier Management
11 42 (7.07%) Waterfall
12 37 (6.23%) Programme Management
12 37 (6.23%) Scrum
13 36 (6.06%) Project Planning
14 30 (5.05%) Service Delivery
15 26 (4.38%) ITSM
16 25 (4.21%) Configuration Management
16 25 (4.21%) Dependency Management
17 24 (4.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.56%) C
2 23 (3.87%) SQL
3 9 (1.52%) Java
4 2 (0.34%) C#
5 1 (0.17%) ABAP
5 1 (0.17%) Python
5 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.17%) Perl
5 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (16.16%) PMI Certification
2 94 (15.82%) Security Cleared
3 81 (13.64%) PMP
4 73 (12.29%) SC Cleared
5 64 (10.77%) Degree
6 47 (7.91%) ISEB
7 36 (6.06%) APMP
8 31 (5.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 22 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (3.70%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.02%) MAPM
10 12 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.85%) HND
11 11 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (1.68%) HNC
13 7 (1.18%) CISSP
13 7 (1.18%) CISA
14 2 (0.34%) PgMP
14 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.17%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.87%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) SLA
3 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.18%) P3O
4 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.17%) Squid
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) SCCM
2 3 (0.51%) SCOM
2 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.34%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 106 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.74%) Oracle
3 31 (5.22%) SAP
4 18 (3.03%) Citrix
4 18 (3.03%) VMware
5 11 (1.85%) Cisco
6 9 (1.52%) IBM
7 8 (1.35%) EMC
7 8 (1.35%) NetApp
7 8 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.01%) Planview
9 5 (0.84%) Isilon
9 5 (0.84%) HP
10 4 (0.67%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.67%) BT
11 3 (0.51%) Capita
11 3 (0.51%) Remedy
11 3 (0.51%) Siebel
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 - £700 a day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Initial 6 month term DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £650 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Royal College of General Practitioners
Rate: Up to £74,954 pro rata (17.5 hours a week)
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 500-600 Per Day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £160 - £205 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago