Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 42 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 84 94 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.15% 4.64% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 5.61% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 116
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £415 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +1.22% +0.61%
10th Percentile £249 £261 £313
90th Percentile £538 £502 £523
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £409
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.65% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% +52.78% -33.33%

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 1,668 1,676 1,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.41% 82.77% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 798 903
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 44 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.54% +16.07% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.54 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.53% +20.45%

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 21 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 June 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
Milton Keynes -9 68 £333 -19.88% 6
Aylesbury - 3 £525 -
Buckingham - 1 £451 -
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 40 (47.62%) Finance
2 39 (46.43%) Security Cleared
3 34 (40.48%) SC Cleared
3 34 (40.48%) Project Management
4 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 31 (36.90%) ITIL
6 27 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
9 17 (20.24%) ITIL V3
10 16 (19.05%) Oracle
11 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 13 (15.48%) Service Management
13 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (15.48%) APMP
14 11 (13.10%) DV Cleared
14 11 (13.10%) Change Management
15 10 (11.90%) PMO
15 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (10.71%) Degree
16 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
17 8 (9.52%) Project Planning
17 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (8.33%) MCSE
18 7 (8.33%) Retail
18 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
18 7 (8.33%) Portfolio Management

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 4 (4.76%) Confluence
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.38%) Primavera
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) iPaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.19%) BGP
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) LAN
2 1 (1.19%) MPLS
2 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (47.62%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Project Manager
2 18 (21.43%) Project Officer
3 9 (10.71%) Project Support Officer
3 9 (10.71%) Support Officer
4 8 (9.52%) Change Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Release Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Change and Release Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Applications Manager
7 5 (5.95%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Application Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Project Control Officer
8 4 (4.76%) Project Planner
9 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) HTML
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.19%) Node.js
2 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.57%) CCTV
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Fintech
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Project Management
2 31 (36.90%) ITIL
3 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.24%) ITIL V3
5 13 (15.48%) Service Management
5 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.10%) Change Management
7 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.52%) Project Planning
10 7 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (8.33%) Line Management
10 7 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (7.14%) Release Management
11 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (5.95%) Matrix Management
12 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.19%) C#
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 34 (40.48%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (15.48%) APMP
5 11 (13.10%) DV Cleared
6 9 (10.71%) Degree
7 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (8.33%) MCSE
9 5 (5.95%) CCNP
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.95%) ISEB
10 4 (4.76%) CISM
10 4 (4.76%) CISMP
10 4 (4.76%) CISSP
10 4 (4.76%) MCP
11 3 (3.57%) HNC
11 3 (3.57%) HND
12 2 (2.38%) CIPD
12 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) PMO
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.19%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco
3 3 (3.57%) Citrix
3 3 (3.57%) NetApp
3 3 (3.57%) SAP
3 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.19%) Capita
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos
5 1 (1.19%) F5
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.19%) Netezza
5 1 (1.19%) ReadSoft
5 1 (1.19%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com