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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 359 355 297
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -58
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 291 273 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 2.63% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 188 190
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.75

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
10795 10379 9094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 18.99% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5831 4877
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 452 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 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 4 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 +9 276 £429 +0.88% 57
London 0 104 £475 +8.26% 20
South East -20 59 £419 +0.66% 10
North West -5 34 £438 +8.02% 10
South West -8 29 £393 -1.87% 4
City of London -3 24 £480 +20.00% 4
Berkshire +8 21 £350 +29.62% 2
West Midlands +9 16 £410 +2.50% 2
Bristol +6 13 £378 -9.30% 1
East of England -11 11 £455 -15.34% 4
Reading -1 10 £280 -60.00% 1
Manchester -4 10 £431 - 7
Hampshire -9 10 £389 -13.61%
Yorkshire -18 10 £400 - 2
Milton Keynes -4 9 £537 +30.97% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £537 +30.57% 2
Devon -12 9 £375 -6.25%
Lancashire +9 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Cheshire 0 8 £605 +30.81% 1
West Yorkshire -17 8 £400 - 1
Surrey 0 7 £413 +17.52% 2
Hertfordshire 0 7 £455 +13.75% 4
Exeter -6 7 £375 -6.25%
North East -14 7 £473 -8.38% 1
Scotland -14 7 £375 +3.44% 3
East Sussex - 7 £420 -
Warrington - 7 £605 -
Brighton - 7 £420 -
Leeds - 7 £400 - 1
Warwickshire +7 5 £443 -3.80%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 579 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 338 (58.38%) Project Management
3 191 (32.99%) Finance
4 144 (24.87%) ITIL
5 135 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (21.07%) MS Project
7 120 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 103 (17.79%) Security Cleared
9 101 (17.44%) Microsoft
10 74 (12.78%) Change Management
11 73 (12.61%) SC Cleared
12 72 (12.44%) MS Excel
13 67 (11.57%) Migration
14 65 (11.23%) MS Office
15 63 (10.88%) Degree
16 62 (10.71%) Risk Management
17 57 (9.84%) PMI Certification
18 51 (8.81%) APMP
19 50 (8.64%) Project Planning
20 48 (8.29%) Waterfall
20 48 (8.29%) Change Control
21 46 (7.94%) Service Management
22 43 (7.43%) Programme Management
23 40 (6.91%) PMP
24 38 (6.56%) Data Centre
25 37 (6.39%) SharePoint
26 34 (5.87%) Telecoms
27 32 (5.53%) Windows
27 32 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
28 31 (5.35%) DV Cleared

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.04%) SAS
3 5 (0.86%) WorkSite
3 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.69%) Confluence
5 2 (0.35%) Lync
5 2 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 122 (21.07%) MS Project
2 72 (12.44%) MS Excel
3 65 (11.23%) MS Office
4 29 (5.01%) MS Visio
5 25 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.69%) Maya
7 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Maximo
2 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.35%) Primavera
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.38%) Office 365
2 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.63%) WAN
2 15 (2.59%) LAN
2 15 (2.59%) Firewall
3 8 (1.38%) SAN
4 7 (1.21%) MPLS
5 6 (1.04%) VPN
5 6 (1.04%) VoIP
5 6 (1.04%) 4G
5 6 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.86%) Internet
7 4 (0.69%) HTTP
7 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.69%) 3GPP
7 4 (0.69%) DMZ
7 4 (0.69%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.69%) Network Security
8 3 (0.52%) PABX
8 3 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.04%) IDOL
3 6 (1.04%) Big Data
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.35%) QlikView
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.17%) DTS
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.17%) EDMS
5 1 (0.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.17%) GeoQlik
5 1 (0.17%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.17%) Subversion
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
General
1 191 (32.99%) Finance
2 34 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.97%) Legal
4 21 (3.63%) Retail
5 16 (2.76%) Banking
6 15 (2.59%) Law
7 12 (2.07%) Local Government
8 11 (1.90%) Publishing
8 11 (1.90%) Marketing
9 5 (0.86%) Billing
9 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 418 (72.19%) Project Manager
2 57 (9.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 57 (9.84%) Infrastructure Manager
3 41 (7.08%) IT Project Manager
4 36 (6.22%) Analyst
5 31 (5.35%) Programme Manager
6 29 (5.01%) Senior Manager
7 27 (4.66%) Senior Project Manager
8 26 (4.49%) Business Analyst
9 24 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 18 (3.11%) Technical Project Manager
10 18 (3.11%) Technical Manager
11 15 (2.59%) Business Manager
12 14 (2.42%) Agile Project Manager
12 14 (2.42%) Change Manager
13 13 (2.25%) Service Manager
14 10 (1.73%) Change Project Manager
15 9 (1.55%) NHS Project Manager
15 9 (1.55%) Business Project Manager
16 8 (1.38%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.38%) Web Services
2 4 (0.69%) .NET
3 2 (0.35%) CSS
3 2 (0.35%) JSP
3 2 (0.35%) SOAP
3 2 (0.35%) WSRP
3 2 (0.35%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.17%) Velocity
4 1 (0.17%) WCF
4 1 (0.17%) WPF
4 1 (0.17%) jQuery
4 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.17%) Middleware
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.17%) JFC
4 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.01%) PMI
4 28 (4.84%) NHS
5 19 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.38%) User Experience
7 7 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.86%) CCTV
9 5 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.69%) Informatics
11 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.52%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.52%) EPoS
12 2 (0.35%) Replication
12 2 (0.35%) Social Media
12 2 (0.35%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.53%) Windows
2 9 (1.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.86%) UNIX
4 4 (0.69%) Linux
5 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.17%) VMS
6 1 (0.17%) AIX
6 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 338 (58.38%) Project Management
3 144 (24.87%) ITIL
4 135 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (12.78%) Change Management
7 67 (11.57%) Migration
8 62 (10.71%) Risk Management
9 50 (8.64%) Project Planning
10 48 (8.29%) Waterfall
10 48 (8.29%) Change Control
11 46 (7.94%) Service Management
12 43 (7.43%) Programme Management
13 29 (5.01%) Scrum
13 29 (5.01%) Information Security
14 25 (4.32%) Service Delivery
14 25 (4.32%) Matrix Management
15 24 (4.15%) Supplier Management
16 23 (3.97%) Business Analysis
17 22 (3.80%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.42%) C
2 6 (1.04%) Java
2 6 (1.04%) SQL
3 3 (0.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.35%) VB
4 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.35%) VB6
4 2 (0.35%) Scala
5 1 (0.17%) R
5 1 (0.17%) Python
5 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 103 (17.79%) Security Cleared
2 73 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 63 (10.88%) Degree
4 57 (9.84%) PMI Certification
5 51 (8.81%) APMP
6 40 (6.91%) PMP
7 31 (5.35%) DV Cleared
8 25 (4.32%) ISEB
9 20 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.55%) HNC
11 9 (1.55%) HND
12 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.04%) MCTS
12 6 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.35%) MAPM
15 2 (0.35%) CISSP
15 2 (0.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.11%) QA
2 16 (2.76%) P3O
3 8 (1.38%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.04%) vSphere
4 5 (0.86%) XenServer
5 3 (0.52%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.17%) Netcool
3 1 (0.17%) WSUS
3 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.17%) OpenView
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
3 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 101 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.80%) SAP
3 18 (3.11%) Cisco
3 18 (3.11%) HP
4 17 (2.94%) Oracle
5 11 (1.90%) VMware
6 9 (1.55%) Remedy
6 9 (1.55%) Citrix
6 9 (1.55%) Huawei
7 8 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.04%) Nokia
8 6 (1.04%) Amdocs
8 6 (1.04%) Ericsson
9 5 (0.86%) Juniper
9 5 (0.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (0.86%) IBM
10 3 (0.52%) EMC
10 3 (0.52%) NetApp
11 2 (0.35%) NCR
11 2 (0.35%) Informatica
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