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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 39 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.34% 1.14% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 6.67% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

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 68 60 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 22.97% 17.09% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 42
Median daily rate £331 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.18% +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.18 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £111.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure

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 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Applications Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft