The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 32 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.77% 1.82% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 2.20% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £369 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 181 91 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 85.38% 82.73% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 42 46
Median daily rate £400 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £109 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Belfast

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Belfast

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Belfast over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Belfast

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Belfast

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) MS Project
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Law
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) PMP
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) People Management
4 5 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 5 (33.33%) PMO
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) BGP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Project
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Law
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) People Management
4 5 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) SAP