Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 39 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 151 185 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.69% 4.58% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 5.60% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 84 171
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +2.10%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £552 £518
South East median daily rate £440 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.08 £22.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.10% +17.63% -55.29%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.87 £16.15
90th Percentile £39.75 £23.52 £22.65
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -5.80% -53.64% +29.41%

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 3,393 3,306 3,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 82.98% 81.87% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,777 1,742 2,130
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 122 170
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -33.64% +33.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.10 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 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 -23 51 £440 +1.73% 10
Bracknell -9 21 £450 +12.50%
Newbury -9 17 £325 -26.35% 1
Slough +3 11 £425 -5.56% 2
Maidenhead -4 8 - - 2
Windsor -3 3 £400 -
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 98 (64.90%) Project Management
2 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (27.81%) PMP
4 41 (27.15%) PMI Certification
5 39 (25.83%) Telecoms
6 38 (25.17%) ITIL
6 38 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (20.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 29 (19.21%) Finance
9 23 (15.23%) Programme Management
10 22 (14.57%) Microsoft Project
11 19 (12.58%) Microsoft
11 19 (12.58%) Management Information System
11 19 (12.58%) PMO
12 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (10.60%) SAP
13 16 (10.60%) Project Planning
13 16 (10.60%) ITIL V3
14 15 (9.93%) Waterfall
14 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
14 15 (9.93%) PMI
15 14 (9.27%) Change Management
15 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (9.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (9.27%) Degree
15 14 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (8.61%) Office 365
16 13 (8.61%) Migration
17 12 (7.95%) SharePoint

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 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.31%) IIS
2 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.65%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 2 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (14.57%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (6.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.65%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Maximo
1 3 (1.99%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (1.32%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.32%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.32%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.66%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.66%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.66%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Office 365
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.31%) SaaS
3 5 (3.31%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Firewall
2 5 (3.31%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (3.31%) SAN
3 4 (2.65%) LAN
3 4 (2.65%) WAN
4 3 (1.99%) DHCP
4 3 (1.99%) MPLS
4 3 (1.99%) NAS
4 3 (1.99%) VPN
5 2 (1.32%) ADSL
5 2 (1.32%) Broadband
5 2 (1.32%) DNS
5 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.32%) ISDN
5 2 (1.32%) Network Security
5 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.66%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.99%) Power BI
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.66%) Big Data
4 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.66%) QlikView
4 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (25.83%) Telecoms
2 29 (19.21%) Finance
3 12 (7.95%) Marketing
3 12 (7.95%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Billing
5 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.99%) Back Office
6 3 (1.99%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 78 (51.66%) Project Manager
2 14 (9.27%) Programme Manager
3 12 (7.95%) Analyst
4 11 (7.28%) IT Manager
5 7 (4.64%) Architect
6 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (3.97%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (3.97%) Planning Manager
6 6 (3.97%) Project Planner
6 6 (3.97%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.31%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (3.31%) Implementation Specialist
8 4 (2.65%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (2.65%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.65%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Middleware
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Management Information System
2 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.93%) PMI
4 7 (4.64%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.65%) IVR
6 4 (2.65%) Life Science
6 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.99%) CMDB
7 3 (1.99%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) FMCG
8 2 (1.32%) LIMS
8 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.32%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) VLE
9 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.96%) Windows
2 7 (4.64%) Linux
2 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.31%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.31%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (64.90%) Project Management
2 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.17%) ITIL
3 38 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.23%) Programme Management
5 17 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.60%) ITIL V3
6 16 (10.60%) Project Planning
7 15 (9.93%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.27%) Change Management
8 14 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.61%) Migration
10 12 (7.95%) SDLC
11 11 (7.28%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.62%) Service Delivery
13 9 (5.96%) Change Control
13 9 (5.96%) Matrix Organization
13 9 (5.96%) Scrum
14 8 (5.30%) Six Sigma
14 8 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.62%) SQL
2 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) C
4 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (27.81%) PMP
2 41 (27.15%) PMI Certification
3 31 (20.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (9.27%) Degree
4 14 (9.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (7.28%) MCSE
5 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.31%) CCNA
7 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.31%) MCSA
7 5 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.99%) CCNP
8 3 (1.99%) ISEB
9 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) PMO
2 7 (4.64%) GDPR
3 4 (2.65%) GxP
4 3 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.99%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.66%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.31%) vSphere
2 5 (3.31%) XenApp
2 5 (3.31%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) Ansible
2 3 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.60%) SAP
3 10 (6.62%) Remedy
4 7 (4.64%) Cisco
4 7 (4.64%) Oracle
5 6 (3.97%) Citrix
6 5 (3.31%) Amdocs
6 5 (3.31%) VMware
7 4 (2.65%) Ericsson
7 4 (2.65%) HP
7 4 (2.65%) Nokia
8 3 (1.99%) Cognos
9 2 (1.32%) Juniper
9 2 (1.32%) LabWare
9 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.66%) DocuSign
10 1 (0.66%) F5
10 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.66%) ThinPrint
10 1 (0.66%) Workday