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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
South East / Berkshire
Rank 27 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 101 99 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.57% 4.02% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 5.01% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 79
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 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 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
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 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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Reading +13 42 £438 +9.37% 2
Bracknell +3 13 £423 +33.07%
Maidenhead +2 10 £288 -21.23% 4
Slough +10 9 £400 -8.57%
Newbury +4 5 £475 +153.33% 1
Windsor +4 1 - -
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 151 (73.30%) Project Management
2 90 (43.69%) Telecoms
3 77 (37.38%) ITIL
4 71 (34.47%) MS Project
5 69 (33.50%) MS Excel
6 65 (31.55%) Microsoft
7 54 (26.21%) ITIL V3
8 53 (25.73%) Finance
9 51 (24.76%) Management Information System
10 50 (24.27%) Remedy
11 35 (16.99%) Ericsson
12 34 (16.50%) LTE
12 34 (16.50%) VoLTE
12 34 (16.50%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (14.56%) PMP
14 30 (14.56%) PMO
15 29 (14.08%) PMI Certification
16 27 (13.11%) Risk Management
17 22 (10.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 20 (9.71%) Programme Management
19 18 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (8.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 17 (8.25%) Data Centre
21 16 (7.77%) Retail
22 14 (6.80%) PMI
22 14 (6.80%) Mentoring
22 14 (6.80%) APMP
22 14 (6.80%) Matrix Organization
23 13 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement

PRINCE2
Top Related 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 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) Documentum
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 71 (34.47%) MS Project
2 69 (33.50%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.40%) MS Office
5 5 (2.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.49%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.49%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.49%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.97%) SoftLayer
2 2 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.50%) LTE
1 34 (16.50%) VoLTE
1 34 (16.50%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (4.37%) Unified Communications
3 5 (2.43%) MGW
4 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.46%) VoIP
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) PPP
6 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.97%) GIS
1 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.49%) QlikView
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 90 (43.69%) Telecoms
2 53 (25.73%) Finance
3 16 (7.77%) Retail
4 13 (6.31%) Billing
5 4 (1.94%) Legal
5 4 (1.94%) Marketing
6 3 (1.46%) Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (69.42%) Project Manager
2 35 (16.99%) Voice Project Manager
3 15 (7.28%) Analyst
3 15 (7.28%) Coordinator
4 14 (6.80%) Senior Manager
4 14 (6.80%) Senior Project Manager
5 12 (5.83%) IT Manager
5 12 (5.83%) IT Project Manager
6 11 (5.34%) Network Manager
6 11 (5.34%) Network Project Manager
7 10 (4.85%) Core Network Project Manager
7 10 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (4.85%) Project Coordinator
8 9 (4.37%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.37%) Project Analyst
9 8 (3.88%) Data Centre Manager
9 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (3.88%) Performance Manager
9 8 (3.88%) Programme Manager
9 8 (3.88%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.97%) .NET
1 2 (0.97%) HTML
1 2 (0.97%) Web Services
1 2 (0.97%) XML
2 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.76%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.80%) PMI
4 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.94%) CMDB
7 3 (1.46%) Life Science
7 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.94%) Windows
2 3 (1.46%) Linux
3 2 (0.97%) Solaris
4 1 (0.49%) AIX
4 1 (0.49%) MVS
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (73.30%) Project Management
2 77 (37.38%) ITIL
3 54 (26.21%) ITIL V3
4 32 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (13.11%) Risk Management
6 20 (9.71%) Programme Management
7 18 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.80%) Matrix Organization
8 14 (6.80%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.31%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.31%) Change Management
9 13 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.31%) Migration
9 13 (6.31%) PRINCE
10 12 (5.83%) Supplier Management
11 11 (5.34%) Change Control
11 11 (5.34%) Coaching
11 11 (5.34%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.85%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.46%) SQL
2 2 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (14.56%) PMP
2 29 (14.08%) PMI Certification
3 22 (10.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (8.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (6.80%) APMP
6 13 (6.31%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.85%) Degree
8 9 (4.37%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.43%) ISEB
9 5 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.97%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.49%) APMG
12 1 (0.49%) CCA
12 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.56%) PMO
2 10 (4.85%) P3O
3 3 (1.46%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 65 (31.55%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.27%) Remedy
3 35 (16.99%) Ericsson
4 9 (4.37%) Oracle
4 9 (4.37%) SAP
5 8 (3.88%) Cisco
6 4 (1.94%) VMware
6 4 (1.94%) Workday
7 3 (1.46%) Ariba
7 3 (1.46%) Concur
8 2 (0.97%) BT
8 2 (0.97%) Huawei
8 2 (0.97%) IBM
8 2 (0.97%) Informatica
8 2 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.97%) Progress
8 2 (0.97%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.97%) Siebel
9 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.49%) Sitecore