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 3 months to 26 June 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.

PRINCE 2
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 56 36
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 96 68 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.23% 2.92% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 3.65% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 58
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1493 1861 1933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.27% 80.01% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 1025 954
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Bracknell +18 17 £488 +14.70% 1
Reading +3 17 £450 - 2
Maidenhead +4 10 - -
Newbury +10 9 £375 +100.00%
Slough +9 8 £456 +40.38% 1
Windsor - 4 £475 -
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 137 (69.54%) Project Management
2 69 (35.03%) Telecoms
3 64 (32.49%) Microsoft Project
4 52 (26.40%) ITIL
5 49 (24.87%) Microsoft
6 47 (23.86%) Finance
7 46 (23.35%) PMI Certification
8 45 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (19.80%) PMO
11 32 (16.24%) PMP
12 27 (13.71%) Remedy
12 27 (13.71%) ITIL V3
13 26 (13.20%) PMI
13 26 (13.20%) Management Information System
14 24 (12.18%) Programme Management
15 22 (11.17%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 17 (8.63%) Migration
18 17 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (7.11%) Six Sigma
19 14 (7.11%) MS Visio
19 14 (7.11%) Security Cleared
19 14 (7.11%) APMP
19 14 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 14 (7.11%) Mentoring
19 14 (7.11%) Coaching
20 13 (6.60%) SC Cleared
20 13 (6.60%) Retail

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 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.08%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.51%) CMS
4 1 (0.51%) Documentum
4 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 64 (32.49%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (11.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (7.11%) MS Visio
4 13 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.51%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) NetSuite
1 4 (2.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.02%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.51%) Actimize
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.51%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.54%) Office 365
3 4 (2.03%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) SaaS
5 2 (1.02%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) VoLTE
1 11 (5.58%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (5.08%) LTE
3 4 (2.03%) MGW
3 4 (2.03%) Skype
4 2 (1.02%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) LAN
4 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.02%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) 3G
5 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.51%) MPLS
5 1 (0.51%) PPP
5 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.58%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.03%) GIS
3 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.02%) IDOL
3 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.02%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) QlikView
General
1 69 (35.03%) Telecoms
2 47 (23.86%) Finance
3 13 (6.60%) Retail
4 7 (3.55%) Legal
4 7 (3.55%) Marketing
5 5 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.03%) Digital Economy
7 3 (1.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (56.35%) Project Manager
2 16 (8.12%) Coordinator
3 14 (7.11%) Analyst
4 13 (6.60%) Senior Manager
5 12 (6.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (5.58%) Project Coordinator
6 11 (5.58%) Voice Project Manager
7 10 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.08%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.57%) IT Manager
8 9 (4.57%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (4.57%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.06%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (4.06%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.06%) Performance Manager
9 8 (4.06%) Project Analyst
9 8 (4.06%) Quality Manager
9 8 (4.06%) SAP Manager
9 8 (4.06%) SAP Project Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.52%) Middleware
2 2 (1.02%) .NET
2 2 (1.02%) EDI
2 2 (1.02%) HTML
2 2 (1.02%) Web Services
2 2 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) Management Information System
1 26 (13.20%) PMI
2 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.55%) Life Science
4 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.54%) FMCG
6 4 (2.03%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) LIMS
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.55%) Windows
2 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (69.54%) Project Management
2 52 (26.40%) ITIL
3 45 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.71%) ITIL V3
6 24 (12.18%) Programme Management
7 17 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (8.63%) Migration
8 14 (7.11%) Coaching
8 14 (7.11%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.11%) Six Sigma
9 13 (6.60%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.09%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.09%) PRINCE
11 11 (5.58%) Dependency Management
11 11 (5.58%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (5.08%) Change Management
12 10 (5.08%) Process Improvement
12 10 (5.08%) Scrum
13 9 (4.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.09%) SQL
2 2 (1.02%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (23.35%) PMI Certification
2 32 (16.24%) PMP
3 18 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (7.11%) APMP
4 14 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (7.11%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.60%) Degree
5 13 (6.60%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.05%) ISEB
7 3 (1.52%) CISA
7 3 (1.52%) CISM
7 3 (1.52%) CISSP
7 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.02%) IIBA
8 2 (1.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.02%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.80%) PMO
2 10 (5.08%) P3O
3 4 (2.03%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.52%) GxP
4 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.02%) GDPR
5 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.02%) QA
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.71%) Remedy
3 13 (6.60%) SAP
4 10 (5.08%) Ericsson
5 9 (4.57%) Oracle
6 4 (2.03%) Ariba
6 4 (2.03%) Concur
6 4 (2.03%) Informatica
6 4 (2.03%) Siebel
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco
7 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.02%) Cadence
8 2 (1.02%) HP
8 2 (1.02%) hybris
8 2 (1.02%) IBM
8 2 (1.02%) LabWare
8 2 (1.02%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.02%) Trillium
8 2 (1.02%) Vertica
8 2 (1.02%) Workday