Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 17 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 34 17
Rank change year-on-year -29 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 77 89 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.23% 5.01% 7.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 5.97% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 74 159
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £392 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -5.54% +10.30%
10th Percentile £271 £272 £253
90th Percentile £500 £550 £555
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.07 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1950 1492 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.80% 84.06% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 814 1137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £240 £238
90th Percentile £537 £548 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.86% +25.23%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Milton Keynes -27 63 £450 +14.80% 3
Aylesbury - 3 £260 - 1
Marlow +3 2 £525 +191.67%
High Wycombe -11 1 £525 +191.67% 1
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 38 (49.35%) Project Management
2 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
3 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
4 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
4 27 (35.06%) ITIL
5 26 (33.77%) Finance
6 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
7 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (18.18%) DV Cleared
9 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (15.58%) Windows
11 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (14.29%) PMO
12 10 (12.99%) PMP
12 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
12 10 (12.99%) Programme Management
13 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
13 9 (11.69%) TOGAF
14 8 (10.39%) Migration
14 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (10.39%) MCSE
14 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
15 7 (9.09%) Oracle
15 7 (9.09%) Citrix
15 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
15 7 (9.09%) Change Management
15 7 (9.09%) APMP

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.60%) Yammer
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) LAN
2 5 (6.49%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) WAN
3 4 (5.19%) SAN
3 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.60%) NAS
4 2 (2.60%) Skype
5 1 (1.30%) ATM
5 1 (1.30%) DHCP
5 1 (1.30%) DWDM
5 1 (1.30%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.30%) MPLS
5 1 (1.30%) SDH
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) WLAN
5 1 (1.30%) X.25
5 1 (1.30%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Automotive
4 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.58%) Technical Manager
3 10 (12.99%) Technical Project Manager
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Implementation Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Project Officer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Project Control Officer
7 4 (5.19%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL Service Manager
8 3 (3.90%) PMO Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Project Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) PMI
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.90%) Android
6 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.90%) Solaris
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Unix
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Project Management
2 27 (35.06%) ITIL
3 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.99%) Programme Management
5 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.69%) TOGAF
6 8 (10.39%) Migration
7 7 (9.09%) Change Management
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 7 (9.09%) People Management
8 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.49%) ERP
9 5 (6.49%) Logistics
10 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.19%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) C
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
2 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (19.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
5 10 (12.99%) PMP
6 8 (10.39%) MCSE
6 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (9.09%) APMP
8 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.79%) Degree
8 6 (7.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (6.49%) ISEB
10 3 (3.90%) CCNA
10 3 (3.90%) CCNP
10 3 (3.90%) CISM
10 3 (3.90%) CISSP
10 3 (3.90%) HNC
10 3 (3.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) PMO
2 5 (6.49%) P3O
3 4 (5.19%) SLA
4 2 (2.60%) QA
5 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.60%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
1 4 (5.19%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Citrix
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Apple
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco
4 3 (3.90%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) Sun
5 2 (2.60%) NetApp
5 2 (2.60%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.30%) Nortel
6 1 (1.30%) Planview