Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 41 62
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -35
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 131 161 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.33% 4.04% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 4.79% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 86 78
Berkshire median daily rate £443 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £190 £306 £271
90th Percentile £558 £531 £558
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +67.79% +3.95%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £30.76 £23.93
% change year-on-year -18.73% +28.57% -37.86%

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 3,321 3,363 3,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.53% 84.37% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,639 1,722 1,981
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £573
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 110 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -34.58%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £39.53 £44.66
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.81%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +4 50 £400 -11.11% 5
Bracknell +2 24 £510 +10.27% 4
Newbury -9 10 £550 +22.22% 1
Maidenhead -3 7 £508 - 1
Slough -14 6 £525 +15.07% 3
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 74 (56.49%) Project Management
2 43 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (29.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (25.95%) Finance
5 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
6 30 (22.90%) ITIL
6 30 (22.90%) PMO
7 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
8 23 (17.56%) SAP
9 22 (16.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 20 (15.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (13.74%) PMI Certification
12 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Project
12 17 (12.98%) Project Governance
13 16 (12.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
14 15 (11.45%) MS Visio
14 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (11.45%) PMP
15 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
16 13 (9.92%) Office 365
17 12 (9.16%) Matrix Organization
17 12 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (9.16%) Change Management
17 12 (9.16%) Project Planning
17 12 (9.16%) Change Control
18 11 (8.40%) Retail
18 11 (8.40%) Oracle
19 10 (7.63%) Windows

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 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.53%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.76%) PowerExchange
3 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (12.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (11.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.76%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) Office 365
2 4 (3.05%) SaaS
2 4 (3.05%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.05%) Taleo
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.82%) LTE
2 5 (3.82%) VoLTE
3 4 (3.05%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (1.53%) LAN
4 2 (1.53%) SAN
4 2 (1.53%) SMS
4 2 (1.53%) SSL
4 2 (1.53%) VPN
4 2 (1.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) CTI
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
General
1 34 (25.95%) Finance
2 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.40%) Retail
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) German Language
5 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.76%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Project Manager
2 16 (12.21%) Coordinator
3 12 (9.16%) Programme Manager
4 10 (7.63%) Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) Consultant
5 9 (6.87%) OSS Programme Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (3.82%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Project Analyst
7 5 (3.82%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (3.82%) Voice Project Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Finance Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Finance Project Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.05%) SAP Manager
8 4 (3.05%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Transformation Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) Web Services
2 3 (2.29%) cXML
2 3 (2.29%) EDI
2 3 (2.29%) Middleware
3 2 (1.53%) HTML
3 2 (1.53%) LDAP
3 2 (1.53%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.63%) PMI
4 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
2 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.53%) Linux
4 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.76%) SUSE
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.49%) Project Management
2 43 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (29.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (22.90%) ITIL
5 17 (12.98%) Project Governance
6 12 (9.16%) Change Control
6 12 (9.16%) Change Management
6 12 (9.16%) Matrix Organization
6 12 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (9.16%) Project Planning
7 10 (7.63%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.87%) Customer-Centricity
8 9 (6.87%) ITIL V3
9 8 (6.11%) Six Sigma
10 7 (5.34%) Decision-Making
10 7 (5.34%) Dependency Management
10 7 (5.34%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.53%) VB
3 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 18 (13.74%) PMI Certification
3 15 (11.45%) PMP
4 9 (6.87%) Degree
4 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.05%) APMP
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.29%) MCSE
7 2 (1.53%) ISEB
7 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.53%) PgMP
8 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) CCNP
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) MBA
8 1 (0.76%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.90%) PMO
2 5 (3.82%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) GDPR
4 2 (1.53%) COBIT
4 2 (1.53%) P3O
4 2 (1.53%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.56%) SAP
3 11 (8.40%) Oracle
4 5 (3.82%) Ericsson
4 5 (3.82%) Remedy
4 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.05%) Workday
6 3 (2.29%) Ariba
6 3 (2.29%) Dell
6 3 (2.29%) Informatica
6 3 (2.29%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.29%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) Canon
7 2 (1.53%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) EMC
8 1 (0.76%) McAfee
8 1 (0.76%) Progress