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 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
PRINCE 2
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 11 35 22
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 31 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.14% 6.15% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 7.14% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 14
Median daily rate £300 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% -10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £265 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

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 293 364 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.43% 86.05% 77.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 263 156
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 19 (47.50%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) NHS
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (27.50%) XML
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL V3
5 10 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (25.00%) Fiorano
5 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (22.50%) IBM
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 8 (20.00%) InterSystems
7 8 (20.00%) Service Management
7 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (20.00%) HL7
7 8 (20.00%) Release Management
7 8 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (20.00%) JCAPS
7 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
8 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) XSLT
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
9 6 (15.00%) ITSM
9 6 (15.00%) ISEB

PRINCE2
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) JCAPS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Project
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS Office
4 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Back Office
2 3 (7.50%) French Language
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Project Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Project Officer
7 3 (7.50%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Support Officer
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) XML
2 8 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (17.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) NHS
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Project Management
2 12 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 11 (27.50%) ITIL V3
4 8 (20.00%) Release Management
4 8 (20.00%) Service Management
5 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
5 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.00%) ITSM
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
6 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Informatics
8 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) APMP
5 1 (2.50%) CBAP
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Fiorano
2 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) InterSystems
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.00%) Thunderhead
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy