The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 107 118
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 10 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 3.13% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 16
Median daily rate £375 £413 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -14.89% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 435 638 765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.78% 25.67% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 317 340
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Berkshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 4 £288 -
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Reading +4 1 £475 +11.76% 1
Newbury - 1 - - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 18 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE
4 4 (21.05%) PMP
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (10.53%) PMO
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) CMS
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) EMV
7 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
7 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) Contract Management
7 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Voice Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Contract Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PMP
2 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore