The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 24 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.

PRINCE 2
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 35 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 16 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.98% 1.38% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 1.79% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 285 224 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.79% 77.51% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 168 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.04% +26.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £19.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
1 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 18 (38.30%) XML
3 16 (34.04%) NHS
3 16 (34.04%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (34.04%) Service Management
3 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
3 16 (34.04%) Fiorano
3 16 (34.04%) Business Analysis
3 16 (34.04%) WebSphere
4 15 (31.91%) Degree
4 15 (31.91%) HL7
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
4 15 (31.91%) IBM
4 15 (31.91%) Release Management
5 14 (29.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 14 (29.79%) JCAPS
5 14 (29.79%) XSLT
5 14 (29.79%) InterSystems
5 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
6 12 (25.53%) ISEB
6 12 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (23.40%) Finance
7 11 (23.40%) ITSM
8 10 (21.28%) Migration
8 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
9 9 (19.15%) Data Migration
9 9 (19.15%) VMware
10 8 (17.02%) Performance Analysis

PRINCE2
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (34.04%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (34.04%) WebSphere
2 14 (29.79%) JCAPS
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
1 5 (10.64%) POP3
1 5 (10.64%) SMTP
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.64%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Back Office
3 3 (6.38%) French Language
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Lead Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Project Manager
4 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Test Leader
6 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
6 5 (10.64%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (8.51%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Business Integration Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Project Officer
8 3 (6.38%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (6.38%) Support Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Support Officer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) XML
2 14 (29.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 14 (29.79%) XSLT
3 7 (14.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) NHS
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
1 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 16 (34.04%) Business Analysis
2 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
2 16 (34.04%) Service Management
3 15 (31.91%) Release Management
4 11 (23.40%) ITSM
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
5 10 (21.28%) Migration
6 9 (19.15%) Data Migration
7 8 (17.02%) Information Governance
7 8 (17.02%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
9 6 (12.77%) Load Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.64%) PRINCE
10 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) C++
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
3 12 (25.53%) ISEB
3 12 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (10.64%) CCA
4 5 (10.64%) CCAA
4 5 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) APMP
7 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.13%) CBAP
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) HL7
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) XenApp
1 2 (4.26%) XenServer
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Fiorano
2 15 (31.91%) IBM
3 14 (29.79%) InterSystems
4 9 (19.15%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 2 (4.26%) Thunderhead
8 1 (2.13%) BMC
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow