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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 431 341 319
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -22
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 197 296 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 2.82% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 198 181
Average daily rate £450 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £414
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%

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
10906 10502 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 6074 5197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 490 442
Average hourly rate £38.25 £20.00 £18.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -50 190 £450 +9.42% 61
London -14 80 £475 +18.75% 19
South East -19 30 £388 -8.82% 10
North West -23 18 £483 +24.51% 5
East of England +1 16 £465 -7.00% 3
East Midlands -7 16 £400 - 4
South West +2 11 £375 +3.44% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £410 -3.52% 2
Yorkshire -26 10 £450 +9.42% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 9 £465 -11.42%
Hampshire +3 9 £388 -8.82% 3
Milton Keynes -7 9 £393 -7.64% 2
Northampton +17 8 £400 -11.11% 1
Northamptonshire +13 8 £400 -3.03% 1
West Yorkshire -17 8 £450 +9.42% 3
City of London +22 7 £600 +65.51% 6
West Midlands -9 7 £358 - 7
Leeds -16 7 £493 +19.39% 2
Manchester -17 7 £335 +11.66% 4
Berkshire +10 6 £378 -5.62%
Bristol +3 6 £375 +4.52% 4
Lancashire +5 5 £635 +32.29%
Cheshire -5 4 £500 +61.29% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £570 +42.50% 1
Warrington -6 4 £500 +53.84%
Nottingham -11 4 £570 +42.50% 1
Dorset +4 3 £400 +10.34%
Newport -6 3 £393 -
South Wales -17 3 £393 +8.27% 1
Scotland -18 3 £450 +20.00% 5

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 524 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 323 (61.64%) Project Management
3 166 (31.68%) Finance
4 145 (27.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (24.62%) Security Cleared
7 128 (24.43%) ITIL
8 112 (21.37%) MS Project
9 90 (17.18%) SC Cleared
10 82 (15.65%) PMI Certification
11 73 (13.93%) MS Excel
12 71 (13.55%) Microsoft
13 65 (12.40%) PMP
13 65 (12.40%) Migration
14 61 (11.64%) Risk Management
15 60 (11.45%) Change Management
16 59 (11.26%) DV Cleared
16 59 (11.26%) Change Control
17 56 (10.69%) Degree
18 51 (9.73%) Waterfall
18 51 (9.73%) People Management
18 51 (9.73%) MS Office
19 46 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (8.21%) APMP
21 42 (8.02%) Project Planning
22 37 (7.06%) Programme Management
22 37 (7.06%) Business Analysis
23 36 (6.87%) Mentoring
24 35 (6.68%) Service Management
25 34 (6.49%) Windows

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.19%) CMS
3 1 (0.19%) Confluence
3 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 112 (21.37%) MS Project
2 73 (13.93%) MS Excel
3 51 (9.73%) MS Office
4 26 (4.96%) MS Visio
5 25 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.57%) Maya
7 2 (0.38%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) CA PPM
1 5 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Minerva
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.05%) Office 365
2 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.57%) IaaS
3 3 (0.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.53%) Firewall
2 24 (4.58%) WAN
3 20 (3.82%) LAN
4 15 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (2.10%) Wireless
6 9 (1.72%) VoIP
6 9 (1.72%) VPN
7 6 (1.15%) DNS
7 6 (1.15%) IP Telephony
7 6 (1.15%) MPLS
8 5 (0.95%) 4G
8 5 (0.95%) Network Security
8 5 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.76%) Broadband
9 4 (0.76%) Internet
9 4 (0.76%) LDAP
9 4 (0.76%) SAN
10 3 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (0.57%) FWSM
10 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.95%) Data Mining
2 5 (0.95%) GIS
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (0.57%) Big Data
3 3 (0.57%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 166 (31.68%) Finance
2 33 (6.30%) Law
3 27 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.67%) Retail
5 11 (2.10%) Legal
6 9 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.53%) Billing
8 6 (1.15%) Back Office
8 6 (1.15%) Banking
8 6 (1.15%) Local Government
9 5 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.95%) Publishing
10 3 (0.57%) Advertising
10 3 (0.57%) Automotive
10 3 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 351 (66.98%) Project Manager
2 57 (10.88%) IT Manager
3 56 (10.69%) IT Project Manager
4 41 (7.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 40 (7.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 32 (6.11%) Senior Manager
7 30 (5.73%) Analyst
7 30 (5.73%) Senior Project Manager
8 23 (4.39%) Programme Manager
8 23 (4.39%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 22 (4.20%) Technical Manager
9 22 (4.20%) Technical Project Manager
10 20 (3.82%) Migration Manager
11 19 (3.63%) Migration Project Manager
12 15 (2.86%) Applications Manager
12 15 (2.86%) Applications Project Manager
12 15 (2.86%) Service Manager
13 14 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 13 (2.48%) Business Change Manager
14 13 (2.48%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.76%) WAP
2 3 (0.57%) Web Services
3 2 (0.38%) .NET
3 2 (0.38%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.19%) CGI
4 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.19%) WSDL
4 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.15%) PMI
4 20 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 9 (1.72%) NHS
6 8 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.76%) User Experience
8 3 (0.57%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.38%) CCTV
9 2 (0.38%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.38%) Economics
9 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.38%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.38%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (0.38%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.49%) Windows
2 14 (2.67%) Linux
3 12 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.95%) pSOS
5 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.38%) Unix
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) MVS
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 323 (61.64%) Project Management
3 145 (27.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (24.43%) ITIL
6 65 (12.40%) Migration
7 61 (11.64%) Risk Management
8 60 (11.45%) Change Management
9 59 (11.26%) Change Control
10 51 (9.73%) People Management
10 51 (9.73%) Waterfall
11 42 (8.02%) Project Planning
12 37 (7.06%) Business Analysis
12 37 (7.06%) Programme Management
13 36 (6.87%) Mentoring
14 35 (6.68%) Service Management
15 33 (6.30%) Service Delivery
16 31 (5.92%) Configuration Management
16 31 (5.92%) ITIL V3
17 27 (5.15%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.77%) Python
2 24 (4.58%) JavaScript
3 23 (4.39%) C++
4 9 (1.72%) C
4 9 (1.72%) SQL
5 4 (0.76%) Java
5 4 (0.76%) R
5 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 129 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 90 (17.18%) SC Cleared
3 82 (15.65%) PMI Certification
4 65 (12.40%) PMP
5 59 (11.26%) DV Cleared
6 56 (10.69%) Degree
7 43 (8.21%) APMP
8 19 (3.63%) HNC
8 19 (3.63%) HND
9 18 (3.44%) ISEB
10 9 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.76%) CCNA
13 4 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.57%) MAPM
14 3 (0.57%) PgMP
14 3 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.96%) P3O
2 14 (2.67%) QA
3 10 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.34%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.57%) SLA
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.95%) vSphere
4 4 (0.76%) NFS
4 4 (0.76%) Samba
4 4 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) IAG
5 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.39%) Oracle
3 18 (3.44%) VMware
4 15 (2.86%) Cisco
5 11 (2.10%) Citrix
5 11 (2.10%) SAP
6 10 (1.91%) Remedy
7 8 (1.53%) NetApp
8 7 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.95%) Amdocs
9 5 (0.95%) Ericsson
9 5 (0.95%) Huawei
9 5 (0.95%) IBM
9 5 (0.95%) Nokia
10 4 (0.76%) Aruba
10 4 (0.76%) BMC
10 4 (0.76%) BT
10 4 (0.76%) EMC
10 4 (0.76%) Google
10 4 (0.76%) Isilon
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ConSol Partners
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £620 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £433 - £533 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £500 - 520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £57.73 - £82.98 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
QA Limited
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 27 days ago