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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - PRINCE2
Rank 595 525 549
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +24
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 48 85 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 47
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.83 £41.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.40% -20.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.83 £41.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.40% -20.95%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 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 31 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 -45 45 £450 +12.50% 9
London -4 20 £475 +18.38% 5
South East -28 9 £425 +6.25% 3
South West -10 4 £428 +10.32%
Canary Wharf - 4 £493 -
East of England +4 3 £438 -2.77%
Yorkshire -4 3 £275 -38.88% 1
East Midlands - 3 £580 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
Nottingham - 3 £580 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £580 -
Scotland - 3 £340 -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £460 -8.00%
West Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
Oxford +1 2 £460 -8.00%
Leeds -6 2 - -
Surrey -18 2 £488 +21.87%
North West -20 2 £394 -1.56%
Leatherhead - 2 £488 -
Somerset +11 1 - -
Hertfordshire +8 1 £325 -35.00%
Lancashire +1 1 £375 +7.14%
Sussex 0 1 - -
Chorley -2 1 £375 +7.14%
Hampshire -3 1 - - 3
Essex -3 1 - -
Wiltshire -4 1 £425 +9.67%
Bristol -7 1 £430 -3.37%
Basingstoke -10 1 - -

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 108 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 68 (62.96%) Project Management
3 43 (39.81%) Finance
4 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (17.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (17.59%) MS Project
7 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 18 (16.67%) PMI Certification
8 14 (12.96%) Risk Management
8 14 (12.96%) Migration
9 11 (10.19%) PMI
9 11 (10.19%) PMP
9 11 (10.19%) MS Office
9 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
10 10 (9.26%) Degree
10 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
10 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.26%) Change Management
10 10 (9.26%) Banking
11 9 (8.33%) ITIL
11 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 9 (8.33%) Change Control
11 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
12 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (7.41%) MS Visio
12 8 (7.41%) SDLC
13 7 (6.48%) Contingency Planning
13 7 (6.48%) NHS
13 7 (6.48%) Resource Management

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 (5.56%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Project
2 11 (10.19%) MS Office
3 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 8 (7.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) SAN
2 2 (1.85%) LAN
2 2 (1.85%) VoIP
2 2 (1.85%) WAN
2 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) ATM
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 43 (39.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Legal
4 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) PMI
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.48%) NHS
4 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) BYOD
7 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Informatics
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) SUSE
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 68 (62.96%) Project Management
3 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.96%) Migration
5 14 (12.96%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.26%) Change Management
6 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
7 9 (8.33%) Change Control
7 9 (8.33%) ITIL
8 8 (7.41%) SDLC
9 7 (6.48%) Contingency Planning
9 7 (6.48%) Resource Management
10 6 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.56%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.63%) Budget Control
11 5 (4.63%) Coaching
12 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.70%) High Availability
12 4 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.85%) C
2 1 (0.93%) Java
2 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 18 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 11 (10.19%) PMP
3 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.26%) Degree
5 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.70%) APMP
9 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.85%) CISMP
10 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.85%) ISEB
10 2 (1.85%) MAPM
11 1 (0.93%) AAT
11 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.85%) P3O
4 1 (0.93%) GAMP
4 1 (0.93%) GxP
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) SAP
3 3 (2.78%) IBM
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) VMware
4 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) F5
5 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) NetApp
5 1 (0.93%) Northgate
5 1 (0.93%) Planview
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software