The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had PRINCE2 Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - PRINCE2
Rank 590 543 539
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -4
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 63 97 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 60
Median daily rate £463 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £295 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.83 £35.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.95% -31.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.83 £35.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-38.95% -31.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 59 £475 +18.75% 11
London +2 30 £478 +9.45% 5
South East -26 12 £425 +2.40% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £425 +41.66% 1
Canary Wharf +4 4 £493 -6.19%
Hampshire +1 4 £478 +26.32%
South West -5 4 £375 -1.31%
Milton Keynes - 4 £425 - 1
East Midlands +15 3 £580 -
East of England +4 3 £438 -2.77% 3
West Midlands -10 3 £425 +7.93%
Scotland -16 3 £400 -
Nottingham - 3 £580 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £580 -
Oxfordshire +10 2 £460 -8.00%
Oxford +8 2 £460 -8.00%
Yorkshire -2 2 £350 -24.32% 1
Edinburgh -8 2 - -
North West -18 2 £394 -1.56%
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
Somerset +7 1 - -
Gloucestershire +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire +6 1 £325 -35.00% 1
Lancashire +2 1 £375 +36.36%
Essex +2 1 - -
Sussex +1 1 - -
Coventry -1 1 £425 +6.25%
Chorley -5 1 £375 +7.14%
Basingstoke -7 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 £475 +9.19% 1

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, PRINCE2 Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 64 (57.14%) Project Management
3 44 (39.29%) Finance
4 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 19 (16.96%) MS Project
7 19 (16.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (14.29%) PMI Certification
9 14 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 14 (12.50%) Migration
10 12 (10.71%) MS Office
10 12 (10.71%) Degree
10 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.82%) PMP
12 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
12 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
12 10 (8.93%) Change Control
12 10 (8.93%) Contingency Planning
13 9 (8.04%) SDLC
13 9 (8.04%) ITIL
13 9 (8.04%) MS Visio
13 9 (8.04%) PMI
13 9 (8.04%) Banking
13 9 (8.04%) Change Management
14 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
15 7 (6.25%) QA

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.36%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
2 1 (0.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Project
2 12 (10.71%) MS Office
3 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
4 9 (8.04%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) SAN
1 3 (2.68%) WAN
2 2 (1.79%) LAN
2 2 (1.79%) VoIP
2 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.89%) ATM
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.89%) DNS
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 44 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Legal
3 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Military
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) PMI
3 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.36%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.36%) NHS
5 2 (1.79%) Equities
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) BYOD
6 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.89%) Informatics
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) SUSE
2 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 64 (57.14%) Project Management
3 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (24.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.50%) Migration
5 14 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
7 10 (8.93%) Change Control
7 10 (8.93%) Contingency Planning
8 9 (8.04%) Change Management
8 9 (8.04%) ITIL
8 9 (8.04%) SDLC
9 7 (6.25%) Coaching
10 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.36%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.46%) Budget Control
11 5 (4.46%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.79%) C
2 1 (0.89%) Java
2 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 12 (10.71%) Degree
3 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.82%) PMP
5 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.57%) APMP
9 2 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.79%) ISEB
9 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.79%) MAPM
10 1 (0.89%) AAT
10 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.79%) P3O
4 1 (0.89%) GAMP
4 1 (0.89%) GxP
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.57%) SAP
3 3 (2.68%) IBM
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) VMware
4 2 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco
5 1 (0.89%) F5
5 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.89%) HP
5 1 (0.89%) NetApp
5 1 (0.89%) Northgate
5 1 (0.89%) Planview
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.89%) TOWER Software
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