Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 45 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 157 158 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.88% 3.71% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 4.57% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 84 172
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £301
90th Percentile £534 £568 £517
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £18.43 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.53% -3.03% -55.29%
10th Percentile £35.25 £11.84 £16.15
90th Percentile £39.75 £23.57 £22.65
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -5.80% -33.77% +42.72%

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 3385 3459 3940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.62% 81.25% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1866 2176
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £541
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 131 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.20 £48.75 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -16 42 £440 +10.00% 3
Bracknell +1 26 £450 +12.50%
Newbury +6 15 £450 +30.43%
Slough +12 13 £438 -2.78% 1
Maidenhead -5 9 - -
Windsor - 5 £438 -
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 102 (64.97%) Project Management
2 49 (31.21%) PMP
3 45 (28.66%) PMI Certification
3 45 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (28.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (27.39%) Telecoms
6 37 (23.57%) Finance
6 37 (23.57%) ITIL
7 27 (17.20%) Programme Management
7 27 (17.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 23 (14.65%) Microsoft Project
9 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
10 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (12.74%) PMO
12 19 (12.10%) Management Information System
13 18 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (10.19%) PMI
14 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
15 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
15 15 (9.55%) Change Management
15 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (8.92%) ITIL V3
16 14 (8.92%) SAP
16 14 (8.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 13 (8.28%) Windows
17 13 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (8.28%) Migration
17 13 (8.28%) Scrum
17 13 (8.28%) Change Control

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 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.91%) IIS
2 3 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) Documentum
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (14.65%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (8.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.55%) Maya
5 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Maximo
1 3 (1.91%) Teamcenter
1 3 (1.91%) TrackWise
2 2 (1.27%) Actimize
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.64%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.64%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.64%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (6.37%) Office 365
2 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) Firewall
2 5 (3.18%) LAN
2 5 (3.18%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (3.18%) WAN
3 3 (1.91%) DHCP
3 3 (1.91%) Internet
3 3 (1.91%) MPLS
3 3 (1.91%) NAS
3 3 (1.91%) SAN
3 3 (1.91%) VPN
3 3 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.27%) ADSL
4 2 (1.27%) Broadband
4 2 (1.27%) DNS
4 2 (1.27%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.27%) ISDN
4 2 (1.27%) Network Security
4 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.27%) VoIP
4 2 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.91%) Power BI
3 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) GIS
3 2 (1.27%) QlikView
4 1 (0.64%) Big Data
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (27.39%) Telecoms
2 37 (23.57%) Finance
3 8 (5.10%) Retail
4 7 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.82%) Legal
6 5 (3.18%) Billing
6 5 (3.18%) Marketing
7 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.91%) Back Office
9 2 (1.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (56.05%) Project Manager
2 15 (9.55%) IT Manager
2 15 (9.55%) Programme Manager
3 10 (6.37%) Analyst
3 10 (6.37%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (5.73%) Technical Manager
5 7 (4.46%) Coordinator
5 7 (4.46%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (3.82%) Planning Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Architect
7 5 (3.18%) Designer
7 5 (3.18%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Transformation Manager
8 4 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (2.55%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (2.55%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) Middleware
1 2 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (0.64%) HTML
2 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.19%) PMI
3 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.73%) Life Science
5 5 (3.18%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.55%) LIMS
7 3 (1.91%) CMDB
7 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.27%) FMCG
9 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.28%) Windows
2 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.18%) Linux
3 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.97%) Project Management
2 45 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (23.57%) ITIL
5 27 (17.20%) Programme Management
6 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (9.55%) Change Management
8 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
9 14 (8.92%) ITIL V3
10 13 (8.28%) Change Control
10 13 (8.28%) Migration
10 13 (8.28%) Scrum
11 12 (7.64%) PRINCE
11 12 (7.64%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.01%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (6.37%) Business Analysis
14 9 (5.73%) Line Management
15 8 (5.10%) Collaborative Working
15 8 (5.10%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) SQL
2 4 (2.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (31.21%) PMP
2 45 (28.66%) PMI Certification
3 27 (17.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (7.64%) Degree
6 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.82%) MCSE
7 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.18%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.91%) APMP
9 3 (1.91%) CCNA
9 3 (1.91%) CCNP
9 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.91%) MCSA
9 3 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.27%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.74%) PMO
2 12 (7.64%) GDPR
3 6 (3.82%) GxP
4 4 (2.55%) QA
5 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.91%) PMBOK
6 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.91%) vSphere
2 3 (1.91%) XenApp
2 3 (1.91%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.92%) SAP
3 11 (7.01%) Remedy
4 10 (6.37%) Cisco
5 9 (5.73%) Oracle
6 5 (3.18%) Amdocs
6 5 (3.18%) VMware
7 4 (2.55%) Citrix
7 4 (2.55%) Ericsson
7 4 (2.55%) LabWare
7 4 (2.55%) Nokia
8 3 (1.91%) Cognos
9 2 (1.27%) Informatica
9 2 (1.27%) Juniper
9 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.64%) DocuSign
10 1 (0.64%) F5
10 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.64%) ThinPrint
10 1 (0.64%) Workday