The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 1.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.59% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 65 67 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.50% 16.30% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 22
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.66% +179.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £47.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cambridge

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cambridge

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cambridge

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft