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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 349 348 363
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 278 253 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 2.87% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 153 130
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £52.50

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
11849 8822 9004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.54% 17.04% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6688 4965 4671
Average daily rate £383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £537 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 374 605
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £43.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 November 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 28 November 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 -28 253 £425 +6.25% 50
London +29 110 £450 +12.50% 14
South East -37 59 £400 +5.26% 16
South West -7 30 £473 +14.54% 4
East of England -1 20 £450 +7.46% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £425 +11.84% 3
City of London +30 17 £406 -14.47% 8
Milton Keynes -4 15 £425 +11.84% 3
Yorkshire -3 14 £418 +11.33% 4
West Yorkshire +2 13 £418 +11.33% 3
North West 0 13 £330 -8.96% 4
Berkshire +9 12 £375 +6.99% 4
East Midlands +3 12 £400 +7.31%
Wiltshire -9 11 £505 +1.00%
Hertfordshire -7 10 £350 -12.50% 2
Surrey -18 10 £395 +31.66% 6
Wales -22 10 £425 +88.88% 2
Scotland -10 9 £350 +12.90% 2
Leeds -15 9 £410 +9.33% 2
Reading +18 8 £425 +21.42% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 8 £444 +17.08%
Nottingham +8 8 £444 +17.08%
Manchester -17 8 £400 +10.34% 2
West Midlands -17 8 £350 -6.66% 3
Edinburgh -5 7 £400 -
Hampshire -28 7 £375 -42.30% 1
Watford - 7 - -
Bradford -1 6 £525 - 1
Cardiff -11 6 £425 +112.50%
South Wales -17 6 £425 +88.88% 2

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 562 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 345 (61.39%) Project Management
3 184 (32.74%) Finance
4 135 (24.02%) MS Project
5 132 (23.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (23.13%) Microsoft
7 121 (21.53%) ITIL
8 105 (18.68%) MS Excel
9 90 (16.01%) Security Cleared
10 75 (13.35%) MS Office
11 73 (12.99%) SC Cleared
12 72 (12.81%) PMI Certification
13 69 (12.28%) Change Management
14 67 (11.92%) Risk Management
15 59 (10.50%) Migration
15 59 (10.50%) Degree
16 54 (9.61%) Programme Management
17 53 (9.43%) PMP
18 52 (9.25%) Service Management
19 47 (8.36%) Change Control
19 47 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
20 46 (8.19%) Waterfall
21 40 (7.12%) Oracle
22 37 (6.58%) Windows
22 37 (6.58%) Telecoms
23 35 (6.23%) Service Delivery
23 35 (6.23%) ISEB
23 35 (6.23%) Project Planning
24 34 (6.05%) Configuration Management

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 33 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.42%) Lync
3 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (0.89%) Confluence
4 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.36%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.36%) CMS
6 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.36%) IIS
6 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.18%) Drupal
7 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 135 (24.02%) MS Project
2 105 (18.68%) MS Excel
3 75 (13.35%) MS Office
4 29 (5.16%) MS Visio
4 29 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.53%) Agresso
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.53%) CA Clarity
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.36%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.36%) Summit
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.67%) Internet
2 12 (2.14%) WAN
3 9 (1.60%) LAN
3 9 (1.60%) Firewall
4 6 (1.07%) Intranet
5 5 (0.89%) 3G
6 4 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.71%) Wireless
7 3 (0.53%) SAN
7 3 (0.53%) MPLS
7 3 (0.53%) RFID
7 3 (0.53%) VoIP
7 3 (0.53%) Network Security
8 2 (0.36%) LLU
8 2 (0.36%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.36%) VPN
9 1 (0.18%) DMZ
9 1 (0.18%) BGP
9 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.18%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (0.89%) Big Data
5 3 (0.53%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.36%) EDMS
7 1 (0.18%) MySQL
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.42%) JIRA
2 4 (0.71%) Hudson
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.18%) MSI
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 184 (32.74%) Finance
2 37 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.87%) Retail
4 29 (5.16%) Banking
5 12 (2.14%) Legal
6 10 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.60%) Billing
7 9 (1.60%) Games
7 9 (1.60%) Local Government
8 7 (1.25%) Marketing
8 7 (1.25%) German Language
9 5 (0.89%) Military
9 5 (0.89%) Advertising
9 5 (0.89%) Automotive
9 5 (0.89%) French Language
10 4 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Law
11 3 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 407 (72.42%) Project Manager
2 50 (8.90%) IT Project Manager
3 45 (8.01%) Senior Manager
4 44 (7.83%) Senior Project Manager
5 38 (6.76%) Programme Manager
6 33 (5.87%) Infrastructure Manager
7 32 (5.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 20 (3.56%) Business Manager
9 17 (3.02%) Change Manager
10 16 (2.85%) PMO Manager
10 16 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 16 (2.85%) Analyst
11 13 (2.31%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (2.31%) Agile Project Manager
12 11 (1.96%) Service Manager
13 10 (1.78%) Business Change Manager
13 10 (1.78%) Technical Manager
13 10 (1.78%) Business Analyst
14 9 (1.60%) Risk Manager
14 9 (1.60%) OSS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.42%) Web Services
2 5 (0.89%) .NET
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.71%) Middleware
4 3 (0.53%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.18%) XML
5 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.18%) COM
5 1 (0.18%) JSP
5 1 (0.18%) HTML
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.18%) WCF
5 1 (0.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.87%) PMI
3 28 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.14%) NHS
5 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.07%) User Experience
6 5 (0.89%) Online Games
7 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.53%) Economics
8 3 (0.53%) Clustering
8 3 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.53%) FMCG
9 2 (0.36%) CCTV
9 2 (0.36%) Life Science
9 2 (0.36%) Robotics
9 2 (0.36%) New Media
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.36%) DTV
10 1 (0.18%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.58%) Windows
2 13 (2.31%) UNIX
3 9 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.25%) Linux
5 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.18%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 345 (61.39%) Project Management
3 132 (23.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (21.53%) ITIL
6 69 (12.28%) Change Management
7 67 (11.92%) Risk Management
8 59 (10.50%) Migration
9 54 (9.61%) Programme Management
10 52 (9.25%) Service Management
11 47 (8.36%) Change Control
12 46 (8.19%) Waterfall
13 35 (6.23%) Service Delivery
13 35 (6.23%) Project Planning
14 34 (6.05%) Configuration Management
15 33 (5.87%) Supplier Management
16 32 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (4.45%) Scrum
17 25 (4.45%) Information Security
18 22 (3.91%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.02%) C
2 8 (1.42%) SQL
3 1 (0.18%) PHP
3 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (16.01%) Security Cleared
2 73 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 72 (12.81%) PMI Certification
4 59 (10.50%) Degree
5 53 (9.43%) PMP
6 35 (6.23%) ISEB
7 26 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (2.85%) APMP
9 13 (2.31%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.14%) HNC
10 12 (2.14%) HND
11 10 (1.78%) ISEB Practitioner
11 10 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.42%) CISA
12 8 (1.42%) CISSP
13 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.53%) APMG
14 3 (0.53%) MCTS
15 2 (0.36%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.63%) QA
2 13 (2.31%) P3O
3 8 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) COBIT
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) GxP
7 1 (0.18%) BS15000
7 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.53%) XenApp
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.36%) XenServer
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) SCCM
2 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.36%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 130 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.12%) Oracle
3 25 (4.45%) SAP
4 21 (3.74%) VMware
5 19 (3.38%) Citrix
6 9 (1.60%) Business Objects
7 8 (1.42%) Cisco
8 7 (1.25%) Planview
9 5 (0.89%) HP
10 4 (0.71%) Perforce
10 4 (0.71%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.53%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.36%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.36%) NetApp
12 2 (0.36%) CA
12 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.36%) Baan
13 1 (0.18%) JD Edwards
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 350 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day + flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester
Maxegan Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £480 - £540 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago