Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 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.

PRINCE 2
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 26 55
Rank change year-on-year -27 +29 -12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 139 188 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.50% 5.01% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 6.11% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 94 85
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £309 £260 £250
90th Percentile £544 £527 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £55.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.45% +146.09% -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +45.83% -32.08%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,401 3,077 4,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.60% 81.97% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,719 1,465 2,140
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £269 £252 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 133 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -14.29% -20.45%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £40.20 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.03
% change year-on-year +25.01% -16.77% +11.51%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Berkshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Berkshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Berkshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Berkshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 62 £425 - 7
Newbury -11 16 £400 -
Bracknell -11 13 £450 -1.37% 1
Slough -13 9 £525 +31.25% 1
Maidenhead -20 5 £463 +23.33% 6
Windsor -3 2 - -
Ascot - 2 £450 -
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 87 (62.59%) Project Management
2 57 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (29.50%) Finance
4 37 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (21.58%) PMI Certification
5 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (20.86%) Telecoms
7 27 (19.42%) ITIL
8 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Project
10 22 (15.83%) PMI
11 21 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
14 15 (10.79%) SAP
15 14 (10.07%) Degree
16 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (9.35%) SharePoint
17 12 (8.63%) PMP
17 12 (8.63%) Project Governance
18 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (7.91%) Oracle
19 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
19 10 (7.19%) Change Management
19 10 (7.19%) Office 365
19 10 (7.19%) ITIL V3
19 10 (7.19%) PMO
19 10 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
19 10 (7.19%) Decision-Making
20 9 (6.47%) Waterfall

PRINCE2
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 13 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.60%) MS Project Server
3 4 (2.88%) CMS
4 3 (2.16%) WordPress
5 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) Kentico
6 1 (0.72%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
5 9 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.72%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Office 365
2 8 (5.76%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.60%) SaaS
4 4 (2.88%) Taleo
5 2 (1.44%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.44%) Yammer
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications
2 8 (5.76%) VoIP
3 7 (5.04%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.88%) LAN
4 4 (2.88%) WAN
5 3 (2.16%) VPN
6 2 (1.44%) LTE
6 2 (1.44%) Skype
6 2 (1.44%) SMS
6 2 (1.44%) SSL
6 2 (1.44%) VoLTE
6 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.72%) ADSL
7 1 (0.72%) Broadband
7 1 (0.72%) CTI
7 1 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.72%) MPLS
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.44%) QlikView
5 1 (0.72%) Power BI
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 41 (29.50%) Finance
2 29 (20.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.76%) Retail
4 7 (5.04%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) German Language
6 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (54.68%) Project Manager
2 16 (11.51%) Analyst
3 9 (6.47%) Consultant
4 8 (5.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (5.76%) IT Manager
5 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.04%) Coordinator
5 7 (5.04%) Project Analyst
6 6 (4.32%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (4.32%) Project Planner
6 6 (4.32%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.32%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Designer
7 5 (3.60%) HR Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Information Security Project Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Security Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) .NET
1 4 (2.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.44%) cXML
3 2 (1.44%) EDI
3 2 (1.44%) HTML
3 2 (1.44%) LDAP
3 2 (1.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.83%) PMI
3 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.60%) User Experience
4 5 (3.60%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.16%) VLE
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.72%) EPoS
8 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) IVR
8 1 (0.72%) Robotics
8 1 (0.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.76%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.44%) Linux
3 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (62.59%) Project Management
2 57 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (19.42%) ITIL
5 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
6 12 (8.63%) Project Governance
7 10 (7.19%) Change Management
7 10 (7.19%) Decision-Making
7 10 (7.19%) ITIL V3
7 10 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (6.47%) Migration
8 9 (6.47%) SDLC
8 9 (6.47%) Six Sigma
8 9 (6.47%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.76%) CRM
9 8 (5.76%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.04%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.04%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.47%) SQL
2 3 (2.16%) C#
2 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.44%) VB
4 1 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) PMI Certification
2 21 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (10.07%) Degree
4 12 (8.63%) PMP
5 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.32%) APMP
6 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.88%) CISA
7 4 (2.88%) CISM
7 4 (2.88%) CISSP
7 4 (2.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (2.16%) ISEB
8 3 (2.16%) MCSE
8 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.44%) CIPD
9 2 (1.44%) MBA
10 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.72%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) PMO
2 6 (4.32%) GDPR
3 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.60%) QA
4 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (2.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Firmware
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.79%) SAP
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle
4 9 (6.47%) Cisco
5 6 (4.32%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.88%) Informatica
6 4 (2.88%) Workday
7 3 (2.16%) Remedy
7 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.16%) VMware
8 2 (1.44%) Ariba
8 2 (1.44%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.44%) IBM
8 2 (1.44%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix
9 1 (0.72%) Juniper
9 1 (0.72%) Progress
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat