The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 23 14
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 4 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.27% 6.25% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 7.69% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 24
Median daily rate £363 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.94% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £288 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £490 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -1.21% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 325 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 86.03% 81.25% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 201 178
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 23 17
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Cambridge

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cambridge

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) PMI
4 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (14.29%) PMO
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (14.29%) OpenLink
5 2 (14.29%) Endur

PRINCE2
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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Endur
2 1 (7.14%) Changepoint
2 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Implementation Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Endur Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) OpenLink
3 1 (7.14%) Planview
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods