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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 334 319 347
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 294 320 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 2.97% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 217 139
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £542 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £38.27 £100.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -61.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £37.85 £44.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £38.69 £156.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.75 £100.00
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -62.25%

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
10772 10777 8865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.33% 19.52% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6123 4725
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 535 480
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 -29 265 £400 - 47
London -20 74 £425 - 8
South East -1 70 £413 +3.12% 10
North West -19 34 £400 -25.23% 4
South West +3 31 £359 -5.90% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 25 £413 +3.12% 1
Milton Keynes -5 21 £413 +3.12% 1
Scotland +15 18 £388 +5.44% 2
Manchester -9 18 £400 - 2
City of London +3 15 £425 - 2
West Midlands -13 15 £400 +8.84% 4
Yorkshire -14 15 £423 +2.42% 4
East of England +19 14 £436 -8.15% 7
East Midlands 0 14 £400 +25.00% 7
Edinburgh +11 13 £400 +19.94% 1
Hampshire -4 12 £425 +17.24% 1
West Yorkshire -7 12 £424 -5.83% 4
Bristol +11 11 £375 -11.76% 1
Leeds -8 11 £423 +30.00% 3
Oxfordshire -10 11 £530 +63.07%
Merseyside - 10 £675 -
Liverpool - 10 £675 -
Wiltshire +15 8 £351 +0.35% 1
Oxford - 8 £530 -
Birmingham 0 7 £400 +11.11%
Wales -6 7 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £353 -15.56% 2
Havant +1 6 £425 -22.72%
Surrey -2 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Cheshire -4 6 £400 - 1

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 581 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 329 (56.63%) Project Management
3 198 (34.08%) Finance
4 147 (25.30%) MS Project
5 145 (24.96%) ITIL
6 137 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 132 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
8 117 (20.14%) Microsoft
9 103 (17.73%) Security Cleared
10 93 (16.01%) MS Excel
11 77 (13.25%) SC Cleared
12 74 (12.74%) MS Office
13 73 (12.56%) Risk Management
14 68 (11.70%) Change Management
15 61 (10.50%) Degree
16 58 (9.98%) Migration
17 51 (8.78%) Telecoms
17 51 (8.78%) PMI Certification
18 48 (8.26%) Project Planning
19 47 (8.09%) Service Delivery
20 46 (7.92%) Programme Management
21 42 (7.23%) Service Management
22 41 (7.06%) SharePoint
23 40 (6.88%) Windows
23 40 (6.88%) Change Control
24 39 (6.71%) Configuration Management
25 35 (6.02%) Scrum
25 35 (6.02%) Waterfall
26 33 (5.68%) PMP
27 32 (5.51%) Analytical Skills

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.03%) SAS
4 5 (0.86%) WorkSite
5 4 (0.69%) Confluence
6 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (0.52%) Lync
7 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 147 (25.30%) MS Project
2 93 (16.01%) MS Excel
3 74 (12.74%) MS Office
4 29 (4.99%) MS Visio
5 24 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.86%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.52%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.61%) WAN
2 15 (2.58%) LAN
3 13 (2.24%) Firewall
4 7 (1.20%) SAN
5 6 (1.03%) VoIP
6 5 (0.86%) VPN
6 5 (0.86%) MPLS
7 4 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.69%) Wireless
8 3 (0.52%) MD110
8 3 (0.52%) ADSL
8 3 (0.52%) ISDN
8 3 (0.52%) RFID
8 3 (0.52%) 4G
8 3 (0.52%) PABX
9 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.34%) Network Security
9 2 (0.34%) SSL
9 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (1.55%) Big Data
5 3 (0.52%) MySQL
5 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.34%) EDMS
6 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.55%) Hudson
3 3 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Subversion
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
General
1 198 (34.08%) Finance
2 51 (8.78%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.79%) Retail
4 15 (2.58%) Local Government
4 15 (2.58%) French Language
5 13 (2.24%) Legal
6 10 (1.72%) Banking
7 9 (1.55%) Publishing
8 8 (1.38%) Marketing
9 6 (1.03%) Law
10 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 398 (68.50%) Project Manager
2 49 (8.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 48 (8.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 33 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
5 32 (5.51%) Programme Manager
6 27 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 24 (4.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 22 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 21 (3.61%) Service Manager
10 18 (3.10%) Analyst
11 17 (2.93%) Agile Project Manager
12 16 (2.75%) Business Manager
13 14 (2.41%) SAP Manager
13 14 (2.41%) Transition Manager
13 14 (2.41%) SAP Project Manager
14 13 (2.24%) Technical Manager
14 13 (2.24%) Technical Project Manager
15 12 (2.07%) Change Manager
16 11 (1.89%) Risk Manager
17 10 (1.72%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.89%) Web Services
2 9 (1.55%) Middleware
2 9 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (0.52%) SOAP
4 3 (0.52%) WSRP
5 2 (0.34%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.34%) JSP
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.17%) .NET
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.17%) WCF
6 1 (0.17%) WPF
6 1 (0.17%) Velocity
6 1 (0.17%) jQuery
6 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.34%) PMI
3 24 (4.13%) NHS
4 12 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.69%) User Experience
7 4 (0.69%) CCTV
8 3 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.52%) DTV
8 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.52%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.34%) Social Media
9 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.34%) Informatics
9 2 (0.34%) CMDB
9 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.88%) Windows
2 14 (2.41%) UNIX
3 11 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
4 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) Linux
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 329 (56.63%) Project Management
3 145 (24.96%) ITIL
4 137 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (12.56%) Risk Management
7 68 (11.70%) Change Management
8 58 (9.98%) Migration
9 48 (8.26%) Project Planning
10 47 (8.09%) Service Delivery
11 46 (7.92%) Programme Management
12 42 (7.23%) Service Management
13 40 (6.88%) Change Control
14 39 (6.71%) Configuration Management
15 35 (6.02%) Scrum
15 35 (6.02%) Waterfall
16 29 (4.99%) Information Security
17 26 (4.48%) CRM
17 26 (4.48%) Resource Management
17 26 (4.48%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.48%) C
2 12 (2.07%) SQL
3 4 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.17%) C#
4 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 103 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 77 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 61 (10.50%) Degree
4 51 (8.78%) PMI Certification
5 33 (5.68%) PMP
6 31 (5.34%) ISEB
7 28 (4.82%) APMP
7 28 (4.82%) DV Cleared
8 25 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (2.58%) HNC
10 15 (2.58%) HND
11 6 (1.03%) CITP
12 5 (0.86%) MAPM
13 4 (0.69%) MCTS
13 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.75%) P3O
2 10 (1.72%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.86%) XenServer
4 5 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) OVSD
2 1 (0.17%) OpenView
2 1 (0.17%) Netcool
2 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.17%) SCOM
2 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 117 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.99%) Oracle
3 26 (4.48%) SAP
3 26 (4.48%) VMware
4 21 (3.61%) Citrix
5 13 (2.24%) Cisco
6 11 (1.89%) HP
7 9 (1.55%) Perforce
8 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.52%) IBM
8 3 (0.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.52%) Juniper
8 3 (0.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (0.52%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.52%) Epicor
8 3 (0.52%) Remedy
8 3 (0.52%) Huawei
8 3 (0.52%) Planview
9 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.34%) Fujitsu
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