The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 60 32
Rank change year-on-year +24 -28  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.88% 0.24% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 0.93% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £348 £356 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +13.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £356 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £356 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.17% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 108 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.25% 25.53% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 46
Median daily rate £363 £335 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -36.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cardiff

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) French Language
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft